Utah
1918 Flu Pandemic Newspapers
1918 Flu Pandemic Newspapers
The 1918 Flu Pandemic Newspapers Collection consists of articles from newspapers published in Utah from 1918-1920 documenting the Spanish flu pandemic. Articles have been curated from the content available in Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/).
Enslavement in Territorial Utah Documents Collection
Enslavement in Territorial Utah Documents Collection
This collection of transcribed documents represents the most comprehensive primary source compilation of the legislative debates surrounding African American and Indigenous slavery in Utah Territory as well as what African American "servitude" and Native American "indentures" looked like in practice. Pitman shorthand expert LaJean Purcell Carruth transcribed the speeches in the collection into longhand and historians W. Paul Reeve and Christopher Rich gathered the documents together. The collection served as the backbone to Reeve, Rich, and Carruth's book, This Abominable Slavery: Race, Religion, and the Battle over Human Bondage in Antebellum Utah (Oxford University Press, 2024) a narrative history of human bondage in nineteenth-century Utah Territory.
Extractions from the Land: Mining and Mineral History in Utah
Extractions from the Land: Mining and Mineral History in Utah
Extractions from the Land: Mining and Mineral History in Utah is a combination of smaller collections from the Utah Historical Society collections. Utah has a rich history of mining from silver to salt; mineral extraction has shaped the Utah landscape over the decades from boom to bust.
Field Notes
These catalogs and journals represent the specimens collected in the field and records specific information on each specimen including its measurements, reproductive information and where/when it was collected. This information is linked to the actual specimens themselves in our Vertebrate Zoology Collections at the Natural History Museum of Utah. They also provide insight in to the changing environment in Utah and the lives of students at the University of Utah.
Markers and Monuments
Markers and Monuments
This is a collection of photographs documenting historical markers and monuments throughout the state of Utah. History is a living tapestry woven by the choices and actions of individual who came before us, shaping the world we inhabit today. This collection reflects the memory of the people who call Utah home, but not necessarily the factual history of Utah.
More Than A Flag: Utah State Flag Redesign
More Than A Flag: Utah State Flag Redesign
The More Than A Flag initiative was part of an intentional statewide conversation where residents were invited to submit themes, colors, and designs that would represent our state. More than 5,000 flag ideas, including over 3,000 student designs, were submitted from every county in the state.
Peoples of Utah Revisited
Peoples of Utah Revisited
Utah is home to countless communities, with distinct and intertwined histories. Many of their stories have long been excluded from popular narratives of Utah's past. Through the Peoples of Utah Revisited, the Utah Historical Society seeks to widen the lens on Utah's history and amplify voices that have not been heard.
Reva Beck Bosone Papers
Reva Beck Bosone Papers
The Reva Beck Bosone papers (1927-1977) mainly contain the political papers of Bosone (b. 1895), the first woman sent to the United States House of Representatives by the state of Utah. Included are correspondence, campaign materials, voting records, legislation, subject files, and some personal materials.
Reverend France A. Davis Papers
Reverend France A. Davis Papers
The Reverend France A. Davis papers (1915-2020) consist primarily of sermons delivered by Reverend Davis at the Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Salt Lake City, Utah. Reverend Davis is a pastor emeritus and civil rights activist.
Rock Climbers Oral History Project
Rock Climbers Oral History Project
Tallie Casucci, Librarian at the J. Willard Marriott Library and avid rock climber, collected oral histories with notable rock climbers in the Utah area during 2022 to 2023.
Salt Lake Climbers Alliance
Salt Lake Climbers Alliance
The Salt Lake Climbers Alliance, founded in 2001, is a non-profit advocacy organization created to promote climbing opportunities, preserve local access and encourage stewardship of the environment. The Alliance advocates for local climbers with land mangers and stakeholders. Alliance members help to preserve climbing routes by replacing old, worn-out bolts; improve and maintain trails and crags through Adopt-A-Crag Days; and educational programs.
Utah COVID-19
Utah COVID-19
The Utah COVID-19 Digital Collection Project has been created to document the response from the University of Utah and greater Utah community to the Coronavirus pandemic of 2020. We are soliciting photographs and stories from residents around the State of Utah to share with the world how the pandemic has affected their lives. Oral histories from the University of Utah are also included.
Utah Historical Society Oral History Collection
Utah Historical Society Oral History Collection
Utah Historical Society Oral History Collection is a collection of oral histories from the Utah Historical Society Collection division. Many of the oral histories were funded by Utah Humanities grants. The oral histories were gathered over the decades and from around the state of Utah. These oral histories represent unique histories and different communities from around Utah.
Utah Medical Association Bulletin
Utah Medical Association Bulletin
Utah Medical Association Bulletin: Devoted to Medical Improvement in Utah. The Utah Medical Association Bulletin, published since 1953, is now known as the Utah Physician. This publication is filled with the information Utah doctors need to know about Utah medical and socioeconomic issues.
Utah Nurse
Utah Nurse
Utah Nurse: The Official Publication of the Utah Nurses Association. Utah Nurse has been published quarterly since 1946 for the Utah Nurses Association, a constituent member of the American Nurses Association. Sent to RNs and LPNs throughout Utah, Utah Nurse provides a forum for members to express their opinions and become aware of healthcare issues in the state of Utah.
Utah Pharmacy Digest
Utah Pharmacy Digest
The Utah Pharmacy Digest: Official Publication of the Utah Pharmaceutical Association. Published since 1948, the Utah Pharmacy Digest is dedicated to assisting the profession of pharmacy in better serving and protecting the public health and welfare. This involves educating pharmacists and pharmacies for public service and professional strength, and encouraging scientific and professional research ethics.
Utah Religious Architecture Photographs
Utah Religious Architecture Photographs
The Utah Religious Architecture Photograph Collection displays the history and variety of religious communities in Utah through images of existing and historical houses of worship. While exterior views are predominant, available interior shots are also welcome if they respect the traditions and feelings of the faith community. A feature of this collection is to highlight how buildings are repurposed. Some church buildings are used by different traditions over time, others are now used for secular purposes, and still others were built for secular purposes and are now occupied by religious communities. To view an interactive map of locations, or to submit photos to this collection, visit https://bit.ly/mlib-urap