Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 1117

Department of Community and Culture. Division of State History Correspondence

Dates: 1917-

6.00 cubic feetSkip to Containers

These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

This series is comprised of various correspondence from the administrative offices of the Utah State Historical Society dating from the early-to-mid 20th century. Primarily spanning the administration of director, A.R. Mortenson, these records provide valuable insight into the functioning of his office, the role of the State Historical Society, and the research work of many prominent western historians such as Dale Morgan and Juanita Brooks.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by subject or surname, thereunder chronological by year.

Related Records

Administration files from the Department of Community and Culture. Division of State History, Series 3192, includes correspondence similar to those found in this series.

Administrative subject correspondence files from the Department of Community and Culture. Division of State History, Series 7412, contains more administrative correspondence kept by the Historical Society.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

This series was processed by Jim Kichas in February 2009.

Indexing Terms

Container List

REEL BOX FOLDER DESCRIPTION
pending 1 1 Administrative Correspondence; 1919
pending 1 2 Administrative Correspondence; 1920
pending 1 3 Administrative Correspondence; 1921
pending 1 4 Administrative Correspondence; 1925-1926
pending 1 5 Administrative Correspondence; 1927
pending 1 6 Administrative Correspondence; 1928
pending 1 7 Administrative Correspondence; 1929
pending 1 8 Administrative Correspondence; 1930
pending 1 9 Administrative Correspondence; 1931, Jan-Mar
pending 1 10 Administrative Correspondence; 1931, Apr-May
pending 1 11 Administrative Correspondence; 1931, Jun-Dec
pending 1 12 Administrative Correspondence; 1932
pending 1 13 Administrative Correspondence; 1933
pending 1 14 Administrative Correspondence; 1934, Jan-Feb
pending 1 15 Administrative Correspondence; 1934, Mar-Jul
pending 1 16 Administrative Correspondence; 1934, Aug-Dec
pending 1 17 Administrative Correspondence; 1935, Jan-May
pending 1 18 Administrative Correspondence; 1935, Jul-Dec
pending 1 19 Administrative Correspondence; 1936, Jan-May
pending 1 20 Administrative Correspondence; 1936, Jun-Dec
pending 1 21 Administrative Correspondence; 1937, Jan
pending 1 22 Administrative Correspondence; 1937, Feb-Apr
pending 1 23 Administrative Correspondence; 1937, May-Dec
pending 1 24 Administrative Correspondence; 1938
pending 1 25 Administrative Correspondence; 1939, Jan-Jun
pending 1 26 Administrative Correspondence; 1939, Jul-Dec
pending 1 27 Administrative Correspondence; 1940, Jan-May
pending 1 28 Administrative Correspondence; 1940, Jun-Dec
pending 1 29 Administrative Correspondence; 1941, Jan-Mar
pending 1 30 Administrative Correspondence; 1941, Apr-Jun
pending 1 31 Administrative Correspondence; 1941, Jul-Dec
pending 1 32 Administrative Correspondence; 1942, Jan-Mar
pending 1 33 Administrative Correspondence; 1942, Apr-Jun
pending 1 34 Administrative Correspondence; 1942, Jul-Oct
pending 1 35 Administrative Correspondence; 1942, Nov-Dec
pending 1 36 Administrative Correspondence; 1943, Jan-Mar
pending 1 37 Administrative Correspondence; 1943, Apr-Aug
pending 1 38 Administrative Correspondence; 1943, Sep-Dec
pending 1 39 Administrative Correspondence; 1944, Jan-Aug
pending 1 40 Administrative Correspondence; 1944, Sep-Dec
pending 1 41 Administrative Correspondence; 1945, Jan-Jul
pending 1 42 Administrative Correspondence; 1945, Aug-Dec
pending 1 43 Administrative Correspondence; 1946, Feb-Aug
pending 1 44 Administrative Correspondence; 1946, Sep-Dec
pending 1 45 Administrative Correspondence; 1947, Jan-Jun
pending 1 46 Administrative Correspondence; 1947, Jul-Dec
pending 1 47 Administrative Correspondence; 1948, Jan-Jun
pending 1 48 Administrative Correspondence; 1948, Jul-Dec
pending 1 49 Administrative Correspondence; 1948, Jan-Apr
pending 1 50 Administrative Correspondence; 1948, May-Oct
pending 1 51 Administrative Correspondence; 1948, Nov
pending 1 52 Administrative Correspondence; 1948, Dec
pending 2 1 Administrative Correspondence; 1949, Jan-Feb
pending 2 2 Administrative Correspondence; 1949, Mar
pending 2 3 Administrative Correspondence; 1949, Apr
pending 2 4 Administrative Correspondence; 1949, May
pending 2 5 Administrative Correspondence; 1949, May
pending 2 6 Administrative Correspondence; 1949, Jun-Jul
pending 2 7 Administrative Correspondence; 1949, Aug-Sep
pending 2 8 Administrative Correspondence; 1949, Oct-Dec
pending 2 9 Administrative Correspondence; 1950, Jan-Mar
pending 2 10 Administrative Correspondence; 1950, Apr-May
pending 2 11 Administrative Correspondence; 1950, Jun-Aug
pending 2 12 Administrative Correspondence; 1950, Sep-Dec
pending 2 13 Administrative Correspondence; 1951
pending 2 14 Administrative Correspondence; 1951-1961
pending 2 15 Administrative Correspondence; 1952
pending 2 16 Aleson, Harry; 1948, 1950, 1952-1954, 1957-1958, 1960-1961
pending 2 17 Allred, B.W.; 1958, 1960
pending 2 18 Alter, J. Cecil; 1942-1945, 1947, 1949-1955, 1960
pending 2 19 American Heritage; 1956, 1959
pending 2 20 Annual Meeting Files; 1954-1961
pending 2 21 Annual Reports; 1957-1961
pending 2 22 Archives Legislation; 1939, 1954-1955
pending 2 23 Arrington, Leonard J.; 1952-1956
pending 2 24 Arrington, Leonard J.; 1957-1961
pending 2 25 Arthur H. Clarke Company; 1954-1960
pending 2 26 Athearn, Robert G.; 1953-1960
pending 2 27 Awards and Honors Program; 1961
pending 2 28 Bailey, Paul; 1954, 1960
pending 2 29 Baker, Pearl; 1950, 1953-1954, 1956
pending 2 30 Barry, J. Neilson; 1949-1951
pending 2 31 Barry, J. Neilson; 1953-1955
pending 2 32 Biennial Budgets; 1955-1957
pending 2 33 Biennial Budgets; 1957-1959
pending 2 34 Biennial Budgets; 1959-1961
pending 2 35 Biennial Budgets; 1937-1956
pending 2 36 Bliss, Leslie E.; 1956-1957, 1959
pending 2 37 Board of Control; 1950-1952
pending 2 38 Board of Control; 1953-1957
pending 2 39 Board of Trustees; 1957-1961
pending 2 40 Broadcast Music, Inc - Radio and TV History Contest; 1959
pending 2 41 Brooks, Juanita; 1942-1945
pending 2 42 Brooks, Juanita; 1946-1952
pending 2 43 Brooks, Juanita; 1951-1954
pending 2 44 Brooks, Juanita; 1953-1960
pending 2 45 Brooks, Juanita; 1955-1957
pending 2 46 Budget; 1961-1963
pending 2 47 Budget Requests; 1959-1961
pending 2 48 Budget Requests; 1959-1961
pending 2 49 Budget Requests; 1961-1963
pending 2 50 Bush, Alfred L.; 1958-1961
pending 2 51 Cache Valley Historical Society; 1952-1955
pending 2 52 Cache Valley Historical Society; 1956-1961
pending 2 53 Caldwell, Gaylon C.; 1957-1958
pending 2 54 Cannon, James D.; 1957-1959, 1961
pending 2 55 Canon, M. Hamlin; 1952
pending 2 56 Carpenter, Edwin H.; 1955-1957
pending 3 1 Carpenter, M. Scott; 1953
pending 3 2 Carter, Edgar N.; 1955-1956
pending 3 3 Carter, Kate B.; 1953
pending 3 4 Caughey, John W.; 1954, 1957-1960
pending 3 5 Civil War Centennial Commission; 1959-1961
pending 3 6 Colorado State Historical Society; 1938-1941
pending 3 7 Conrotte, Eugene L.; 1959-1961
pending 3 8 Crampton, C. Gregory; 1953, 1957-1958
pending 3 9 Crusade for Freedom; 1954-1955
pending 3 10 Davis, W.L.; 1953-1954, 1958
pending 3 11 Dawson, Glen; 1948-1950
pending 3 12 Dawson, Glen; 1954-1956
pending 3 13 Dinosaur National Monument; 1954
pending 3 14 Dolley, Frank S.; 1954
pending 3 15 Driggs, Howard R.; 1959-1960
pending 3 16 Durham, G. Homer; 1954-1955, 1960
pending 3 17 Dwyer, Robert J.; 1952-1954, 1957
pending 3 18 Ellsworth, George S.; 1952-1954
pending 3 19 Ellsworth, George S.; 1955-1956
pending 3 20 Ellsworth, George S.; 1957-1961
pending 3 21 Family Service Society; 1959
pending 3 22 Fancher, J.K.; 1955-1956, 1958
pending 3 23 Farnsworth, Reed W.; 1954-1955, 1958-1959
pending 3 24 Ferris, Joel E.; 1958
pending 3 25 Fielding, R. Kent; 1959-1960
pending 3 26 Folklore Society; 1958-1961
pending 3 27 Fonnesbeck, Joan B; 1956
pending 3 28 Gardner, Hamilton; 1957-1958, 1960-1961
pending 3 29 General Correspondence - A; 1955-1961
pending 3 30 General Correspondence - B; 1956-1961
pending 3 31 General Correspondence - B; 1956-1961
pending 3 32 General Correspondence - C; 1955-1961
pending 3 33 General Correspondence - C; 1956, 1958-1960
pending 3 34 General Correspondence - D; 1954-1961
pending 3 35 General Correspondence - F; 1956-1961
pending 3 36 General Correspondence - G; 1953-1955, 1958-1960
pending 3 37 General Correspondence - H; 1952-1961
pending 3 38 General Correspondence - H; 1953, 1956-1961
pending 3 39 General Correspondence - I; 1957-1960
pending 3 40 General Correspondence - J; 1954, 1957-1961
pending 3 41 General Correspondence - K; 1955-1961
pending 3 42 General Correspondence - L; 1952, 1956-1961
pending 3 43 General Correspondence - M; 1955-1961
pending 3 44 General Correspondence - N; 1956-1961
pending 3 45 General Correspondence - O; 1956-1960
pending 3 46 General Correspondence - P; 1955-1960
pending 3 47 General Correspondence - R; 1951-1961
pending 3 48 General Correspondence - S; 1952-1957
pending 3 49 General Correspondence - S; 1958-1961
pending 3 50 General Correspondence - T; 1955-1961
pending 3 51 General Correspondence - U; 1956-1960
pending 3 52 General Correspondence - W; 1956-1960
pending 3 53 Gigas, Braeme E.; 1953
pending 3 54 Golden Spike Association; 1949-1961
pending 3 55 Golden Spike National Monument; 1960-1961
pending 3 56 Grant, C.A.; 1957-1958
pending 3 57 Grave Registration Legislation; 1956-1957
pending 3 58 Hafen, Leroy; 1954-1957
pending 3 59 Hammond, George P.; 1954-1958
pending 3 60 Henrie, Manetta; 1951, 1953
pending 3 61 Highway Marker Systems (3 photographs); 1951
pending 3 62 Highway Markers; 1960
pending 3 63 Historic Sites and Buildings; 1957
pending 3 64 Historical Markers; 1960
pending 3 65 Historical Society Reports; 1959-1960
pending 3 66 Howell, J.A.; 1954
pending 3 67 Ideas - Art, Promotion, Etc.; undated
pending 3 68 Indiana State Library; 1934, 1946
pending 3 69 Johnson, Lamont; 1953-1957
pending 3 70 Kearns Mansion; 1957-1960
pending 3 71 Kearns Mansion - Open House; 1957, Jul 22
pending 3 72 Kelly, Charles; 1947-1951
pending 3 73 Kelly, Charles; 1951-1952
pending 3 74 Kelly, Charles; 1952-1961
pending 3 75 Knopf, Alfred A.; 1955, 1958-1959
pending 3 76 Kopac, Emil; 1954-1955
Pending 3 77 Land Board; 1955
pending 3 78 Larson, Gustive O.; 1951-1961
pending 4 1 Laws Governing the USHS; 1959
pending 4 2 Lecture Series; 1958-1960
pending 4 3 Lee, J. Bracken; 1952, 1954, 1956
pending 4 4 Legislature; 1957-1959
pending 4 5 Lifetime Memberships; 1944-1946
pending 4 6 Lifetime Memberships; 1947-1952
pending 4 7 Lincoln Essay Contest Submission; 1959
pending 4 8 Lincoln Essay Contest Submission; 1959
pending 4 9 Lincoln Essay Contest Submission; 1959
pending 4 10 Lincoln Essay Contest Submission; 1959
pending 4 11 Lincoln Essay Contest Submission; 1960
pending 4 12 Local Historical Societies; 1945, 1951, 1954
pending 4 13 Lord, Clifford L.; 1954-1960
pending 4 14 Lottinville, Savoie; 1957-1959
pending 4 15 Louisiana State University Library; 1949
pending 4 16 Lowe, Sherman B.; 1957-1958
pending 4 17 Luke, Theron; 1957-1961
pending 4 18 Mabey, Charles R.; 1954-1956, 1959
pending 4 19 Mariger, Etta M.; 1953-1961
pending 4 20 Marston, Otis; 1949-1953, 1958, 1960
pending 4 21 Masland, Frank E.; 1954, 1961
pending 4 22 Mason, Philip P.; 1957, 1959
pending 4 23 McCrimmon, Elizabeth C.; 1952-1954, 1957-1959
pending 4 24 McMurrin, Sterling M.; 1954, 1958
pending 4 25 Michigan Historical Commission; 1951
pending 4 26 Minnesota Historical Society; 1938, 1941
pending 4 27 Missouri Historical Society; 1938-1941, 1945, 1947, 1951
pending 4 28 Montana Historical Society; 1941, 1946, 1948
pending 4 29 Montana State University; 1940, 1945, 1946, 1949
pending 4 30 Morgan, Dale - "The Calling of a Prophet" Manuscript; undated
pending 4 31 Morgan, Dale - General Correspondence; 1953
pending 4 32 Morgan, Dale - General Correspondence; 1954
pending 4 33 Morgan, Dale - General Correspondence; 1955
pending 4 34 Morgan, Dale - General Correspondence; 1956-1960
pending 4 35 Morgan, Dale - Letters; 1948-1949
pending 4 36 Morgan, Dale - Proposed Projects; 1944-1949
pending 4 37 Morgan, Nicholas G.; 1954-1960
pending 4 38 Morrell, Joseph R.; 1954-1957
pending 4 39 Mortensen, A.R.; 1954-1961
pending 4 40 Mulder, William; 1953-1954
pending 4 41 Mulder, William; 1957-1958
pending 4 42 Mumey, Nolie; 1954-1955
pending 4 43 Murbarger, Nell; 1954-1957
pending 4 44 National Historic Sites; 1961
pending 4 45 National Parks Service; 1957-1961
pending 4 46 Nevada State Historical Society; 1940, 1951
pending 4 47 New Mexico Historical Society; 1950, 1953
pending 4 48 Newsletter; 1950-1952
pending 4 49 Newsletter; 1953
pending 4 50 Newsletter; 1954-1955
pending 4 51 Newsletter; 1956-1957
pending 4 52 Newsletter; 1958-1959
pending 4 53 Newsletter; 1960-1961
pending 4 54 Newsletter (Rough Draft); 1959-1961
pending 4 55 News Releases; 1959-1960
pending 4 56 North Dakota Historical Society; 1951
pending 4 57 Oil Leases; 1960
pending 4 58 O'Neil, Hugh F.; 1937-1946, 1954
pending 4 59 Oregon Historical Society; 1938, 1947-1951
pending 4 60 Pacific Coast Branch American Historical Association; 1958-1959
pending 4 61 Pacific Coast Branch American Historical Association; 1959
pending 4 62 Pacific Coast Branch American Historical Association; 1959
pending 4 63 Pennsylvania Presbyterian Historical Society; 1950
pending 4 64 Perkin, R.L.; 1954, 1956
pending 4 65 Personnel Files (Archives); 1958-1960
pending 4 66 Personnel Files (History); 1937-1947
pending 4 67 Personnel Files (History); 1948-1952
pending 4 68 Personnel Files (History); 1953-1954
pending 4 69 Personnel Files (History); 1955-1960
pending 4 70 Personnel Files; 1951-1961
pending 5 1 Petersen, La Mar; 1954
pending 5 2 Petersen, William J.; 1957-1958
pending 5 3 Poll, Richard D.; 1956-1957, 1961
pending 5 4 Pony Express Centennial Commission; 1959-1961
pending 5 5 Quarterly - "The Colorado River"; 1959-1960
pending 5 6 Quarterly - Commendations; 1958-1961
pending 5 7 Quarterly - Contracts; 1961
pending 5 8 Quarterly - Copyrights; 1945, 1949
pending 5 9 Quarterly - Copyrights; 1951-1955
pending 5 10 Quarterly - Copyrights; 1956-1961
pending 5 11 Quarterly - Dixiel; 1961
pending 5 12 Quarterly - History and Scenic Wonders; 1958
pending 5 13 Quarterly - Memberships and Special Orders; 1955
pending 5 14 Quarterly - Memberships and Special Orders; 1956-1957
pending 5 15 Quarterly - Memberships and Special Orders; 1960-1961
pending 5 16 Quarterly - Permissions; 1960-1961
pending 5 17 Quarterly - Possible Manuscripts; 1960-1961
pending 5 18 Quarterly - Proposed Ideas; 1951-1952
pending 5 19 Quarterly - Proposed Ideas; 1953
pending 5 20 Quarterly - Proposed Ideas; 1954
pending 5 21 Quarterly - Review Books on Order; 1954-1961
pending 5 22 Quarterly - Revolving Fund; 1958-1961
pending 5 23 Quarterly - "Utah's Dixie Cotton Mission"; 1961
pending 5 24 Quarterly - "The Valley of the Great Salt Lake"; 1958-1960
pending 5 25 Ricks, Joel E.; 1950-1951
pending 5 26 Ricks, Joel E.; 1952-1953
pending 5 27 Ricks, Joel E.; 1954-1959
pending 5 28 Salary Comparison; 1953
pending 5 29 Salt Lake County Historical Society Chapter; 1958-1961
pending 5 30 Settle, Raymond W.; 1959-1960
pending 5 31 Shoemaker, Floyd C.; 1957, 1960
pending 5 32 Sills, Carlton T.; 1957-1959
pending 5 33 Silvesto, Clement M.; 1958-1961
pending 5 34 Sinclair, Marguerite; 1951, 1953
pending 5 35 Smith, Waddell F.; 1959
pending 5 36 Smith, Waddell F.; 1960
pending 5 37 Smithsonian Institute; 1950-1952
pending 5 38 Sonne, Conway B.; 1954
pending 5 39 Sons of Utah Pioneers; 1953
pending 5 40 South Dakota State Historical Society; 1940-1941
pending 5 41 Stegner, Wallace; 1948, 1952, 1955, 1958
pending 5 42 Stevens, S.K.; 1957-1959
pending 5 43 Stewart, Omer C.; 1954, 1956
pending 5 44 Stone, Irving; 1954
pending 5 45 Stout, Reed A.; 1958-1961
pending 5 46 Stuckey, Norman; 1954
pending 5 47 Sullivan, Paul; 1954
pending 5 48 Sweinhart, Fred C.; 1954
pending 5 49 Swensen, Russel B.; 1954-1958
pending 5 50 Swinney, H.J.; 1957-1959
pending 5 51 Taylor, Philip A.M.; 1954, 1957-1960
pending 5 52 Telling, Irving; 1953
pending 5 53 Texas San Jacinto Museum of History Association; 1949
pending 5 54 Theodore Roosevelt Centennial; 1958
pending 5 55 Tompkins, P.W.; 1958-1960
pending 5 56 Trevithick, D.R.; 1959-1960
pending 5 57 Tyler, S. Lyman; 1954-1958
pending 5 58 United States Congress; 1961, May 26 - May 29
pending 5 59 United States Congress; 1961, May 30 - May 31
pending 5 60 United States Congress; 1961, Jun 01 - Jun 02
pending 5 61 United States Congress; 1961, Jun 03 - Jun 12
pending 5 62 Utah State Park and Recreation Commission; 1951-1961
pending 5 63 Utah State Park and Recreation Commission; 1951-1961
pending 5 64 Utah State Park and Recreation Commission; 1951-1961
pending 5 65 Utah State Park and Recreation Commission; 1951-1961
pending 5 66 Utah State Park and Recreation Commission; 1951-1961
pending 5 67 Utah State Park and Recreation Commission; 1951-1961
pending 5 68 Utah State Park and Recreation Commission; 1951-1961
pending 5 69 Utah State Park and Recreation Commission; 1951-1961
pending 5 70 Utah State Park and Recreation Commission; 1951-1961
pending 5 71 Utah State Park and Recreation Commission; 1951-1961
pending 5 72 Utah State Park and Recreation Commission; 1951-1961
pending 5 73 Utah State Park and Recreation Commission; 1951-1961
pending 5 74 Utah State Park and Recreation Commission; 1951-1961
pending 6 1 Utah Valley Historical Society Chapter; 1952-1953
pending 6 2 Utley, Robert M.; 1960-1961
pending 6 3 Vaughan, Thomas; 1960
pending 6 4 Vestal, Stanley (W.S. Campbell); 1954
pending 6 5 Weber Valley Historical Society Chapter; 1960-1961
pending 6 6 West, Ray B.; 1955
pending 6 7 Wheat, Carl T.; 1954
pending 6 8 Williams, David; 1952
pending 6 9 Wisconsin State Historical Society; 1940, 1942, 1949, 1951
pending 6 10 Works Progress Administration
pending 6 11 Wyoming State Library and Historical Department; 1938, 1941-1944, 1946, 1948, 1950
pending 6 12 Young, Kimball; 1959
pending 6 13 Young, Levi Edgar; 1958
pending 6 14 Zions-Bryce National History Association; 1954, 1960
pending 6 15 Zions National Park; 1958