Category Archives: Utah history

From the Desk of Harold Wallace

We’ve introduced you to Harold Wallace, former Salt Lake County Attorney, and now we thought we’d share some excerpts from his correspondence to give you more insight into his character. Though most of his correspondence was of an official nature, … Continue reading

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Harold E. Wallace

As we mentioned last week, we’ve been processing the correspondence of Harold E. Wallace, Salt Lake County Attorney from 1934-1946. While going through his correspondence we feel like we’ve come to know and really like him. We thought we’d share … Continue reading

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Harold E. Wallace for County Attorney

In the next couple of weeks, we will be sharing some information about Harold E. Wallace, who served as the Salt Lake County Attorney (now a defunct agency) from 1934-1946.  Archives staff have recently been processing his records and have … Continue reading

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Additional Records Now Available Online

Salt Lake County Archives now has more records available online.  In addition to birth and death records, we now have land records, early road project records, coroner’s records, maps, and records from the Health Department.  Additional records will be added … Continue reading

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RootsTech Conference is Coming

  We are happy to announce that the Salt Lake County Archives will be an exhibitor at the upcoming RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City.  This will be the first year that the County Archives will have a table in … Continue reading

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Prohibition

One thing that often jumps out of the documents at the archives is the climate of the time. Even if the dates were removed, you’d be able to place them in their time period. We’ve been sharing some of our … Continue reading

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Published!

One of our archivists, Michaele Smith, has had an article published in the latest Utah Historical Quarterly!  The article is based upon a chapter of her PhD dissertation, and is an examination of rape cases in Utah during World War … Continue reading

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