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Archives month is an annual event sponsored by archives from across Utah. Archives showcased include academic, private, corporate, religious and governmental repositories. All events are free and open to the public. Additional event information is available via links to hosting institutions.

For Archives Month events nation-wide, please see the Council for State Historical Records Coordinators (COSHRC) web site.

The Deseret News released an article on September 18th regarding Archives Month. Click here to read the article.

Event Calendar - October 2003
Date Institution Event Time and Location
8 Utah State Historical Society "Researching a Historical Building or Home: What Resources are Available"
Lecture by Cory Jensen, National Register Coordinator
12:00-1:00pm at the Utah Sate Historical Society
7 Utah State Archives "Naturalization Records at the Utah State Archives"
(pre registration is required)
12:00-1:00pm at the Utah State Archives building on Capitol Hill
14 Utah State Archives "What is Probate? The Process and the Records"
(pre registration is required)
12:00-1:00pm at the Utah State Archives building on Capitol Hill
17 Conference of Inter-mountain Archivists
(CIMA)
"Zen and the Art of Archival Moving" (Fall 2003 Meeting) 8:00am - 4:00pm
Special Collections
Stewart Library
Weber State University
21 Utah State Archives "Keeping Informed Then and Now: Using State and Local Publications"
(pre registration is required)

12:00-1:00pm at the Utah State Archives building on Capitol Hill
22 University of Utah
Marriott Library
"The Controversial Studies of the Book of Mormon by B. H. Roberts" 12:00 noon in the Marriott Library, Gould Auditorium, University of Utah
1-31 University of Utah
Marriott Library
A Month-long display from the B.H. Roberts manuscript collection will be shown outside our Special Collections Library. Marriott Library, University of Utah
22 Utah State Historical Society "Rejuvenating Land and Men: The CCC in Utah"
Lecture by Stan Layton, Utah Historian and Professor at Weber State University
12:00-1:00pm at the Utah Sate Historical Society
300 S. Rio Grande
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
23 Utah State University "Rachel's Death: How Memory Challenges History"
Lecture by Dr. Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Harvard University

7:00 P.M.
Logan Tabernacle
Logan, Utah

24 Harold B. Lee Library
Brigham Young University

The Gentle Madness of Book Collecting
A special conference sponsored by the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Speakers will include administration and curators of the department. Featured activities will include small group seminars with hands-on opportunities; interaction with book collectors, curators, and conservators; as well as behind the scenes tours of the special collection vaults.

1130 Harold B. Lee Library, BYU, Provo, UT

Pre-registration required

1-31
Oct. & Nov.
Salt Lake County Records Management and Archives Windows on the Universe: The History of the Planetarium
Since its opening in 1965, Salt Lake County's Planetarium has been a leader in the field of space science education. From its beginning as the Hansen Planetarium to its current expansion as the Clark Planetarium, it has been an innovator in star shows production and education. This exhibit will illustrate the Planetarium's history and origin through the use of documents and photographs showcasing its star shows, publications, and educational endeavors through the years.
Atrium lobby, first floor of the north building of the Salt Lake County Government Center, 2001 South State Street, Salt Lake City, Utah


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