Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 1205

Silk Commission Bounty applications

Dates: 1896-1904.

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

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

These records document one of the primary activities of the Silk Commission which was to pay bounties to individuals or corporations producing silk cocoons. The bounty applications consist of two documents, the application for bounty signed by the grower and by a representative of the Silk Commission, and a certificate of transmittal to the Secretary of State. Bounties were paid at a rate of 25 cents per pound of cocoons produced.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by county, thereunder chronological by year.

Related Records

Biennial reports from the Silk Commission, Series 5880, contains yearly totals for bounties paid state-wide.

Financial records from the Silk Commission, Series 20946, contains yearly totals for bounties paid state-wide.

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 archivally processed by Arlene Schmuland in December 1998.

Indexing Terms

  • Sericulture—Utah.
  • Silk industry—Utah.

Container List

BOX FOLDER DESCRIPTION
1 1 Box Elder, 1896-1897
1 2 Box Elder, 1898-1899
1 3 Box Elder, 1900-1901
1 4 Box Elder, 1902-1904
1 5 Cache
1 6 Davis
1 7 Emery
1 8 Garfield
1 9 Grand
1 10 Iron
1 11 Juab
1 12 Kane
1 13 Salt Lake
1 14 San Pete
1 15 Tooele
1 16 Uintah
1 17 Utah, 1896-1898
1 18 Utah, 1899
1 19 Utah, 1900
1 20 Utah, 1901-1904
1 21 Washington, 1896-1898
1 22 Washington, 1899-1901
1 23 Washington, 1902-1904
1 24 Wayne
1 25 Weber, 1896
1 26 Weber, 1897
1 27 Weber, 1898
1 28 Weber, 1899
1 29 Weber, 1902