Board of Soldier Settlement Minutes
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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
An agency history is available.
Scope and Content
This series contains minutes from the meetings of the Board of Soldier Settlement. The minutes are from eight separate meetings from April 19, 1919 to January 7, 1921. The minutes embody information on locality of meetings, attendance, and progress of legislative, and federal support. The minutes also contain information on suggested reclamation projects in Utah. The legislation creating the board and the bonds used for funds are also included within these records.
Chronological by date of meeting
Administrative records from the Governor Bamberger, Series 183, contains records correspondence to board members and to the Governor addressing land settlement.
Water rights and irrigation records from the Governor Bamberger, Series 185, includes information on the Water Rights commission, who were attempting to irrigate arid land for use by returning soldiers.
Report from the Board of Soldier Settlement, Series 2384, contains a report on the activities of the Board of Soldier Settlement.
Correspondence from the Governor Dern, Series 21963, contains correspondence to board members and to the Governor addressing land settlement.
This series is classified as Public.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
This series is scheduled following the Utah State Agency General Retention Schedule, 1997 (sched. 1, item 6). It will not be microfilmed because frequent use is not anticipated. This series was processed by Wendy Checketts.
- Land settlement—Utah.
- Reclamation of land—Utah.
- World War, 1914-1918—Veterans—Utah.
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