Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 12376

District Court (Third District : Salt Lake County) Criminal case files (sealed and expunged)

Dates: 1896-[ongoing]

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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

Indictments, subpoenas, verdicts, warrants, returns of warrants, informational papers, affidavits, affidavits of impecuniosity [inability to pay for counsel, thus enabling court appointment], court orders, judgments, warrants of execution and confinement, warrants of death, notices of appeal, demurrers [claim of insufficient grounds to justify legal action], answers to demurrers, complaints, orders to show cause, compiled by the County Clerk to constitute sealed or expunged criminal case files. but rarely transcripts of testimony.

Arrangement

Numerical by case number.

Related Records

Criminal case files from the District Court (Third District : Salt Lake County), Series 1471, contain those cases not sealed by the court and an index to these cases covering 1896-1915.

Minute books from the District Court (Third District : Salt Lake County), Series 1650, include summaries of some of these criminal cases.

Criminal registers of actions from the District Court (Third District : Salt Lake County), Series 3253, function as a chronological list of documents filed and fees paid which relate to these case files.

Criminal case transcripts from the District Court (Third District : Salt Lake County), Series 3291, contain the court transcripts for each case.

Judgment case files from the District Court (Third District : Salt Lake County), Series 3568, contain a duplicate copy of the final judgment in each case.

Criminal case docket book from the District Court (Third District), Series 3834, list the plaintiff and defendant, appellate decisions, where the judgment was entered in the corresponding judgment book, and satisfactions of judgment for each case.

Criminal case files and registers of actions index from the District Court (Third District : Salt Lake County), Series 13126, indexes these cases from 1916-1975.

Criminal case files (sealed and expunged) from the District Court (Third District : Salt Lake County), Series 13457, summarize the proceedings and final judgment of the action taken in criminal cases.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Private.

Preferred Citation

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

Processing Note

PROCESSING NOTE: This series was microfilmed in December of 1993 by the Utah State Archives. Those cases sealed by the court were pulled at that time from series #1471, CRIMINAL CASE FILES, to become this series. This series was processed by Kenneth R. Williams in January of 1994.

Finding Aids

Indexes: An index to criminal cases from 1896-1915 is available in series #1471 CRIMINAL CASE FILES. Series #13126, CRIMINAL CASE FILES INDEX, indexes cases from 1916-1975.

Indexing Terms

  • Crime—Utah—Salt Lake County.
  • Criminals—Utah—Salt Lake County.

Container List

BOX DESCRIPTION
1 11874; 12284; 12381; 12403; 12408; 12660; 12681; 12739; 12772; 12861; 13078; 13124; 13344; 13362; 13538; 13574; 13654; 13698; 13710; 13773; 14343; 14346; 14458; 14537; 14640; 14662; 14834; 15017; 15114; 15242; 15285; 15355; 15413; 15488; 15513; 15534; 15583; 15605.
2 15605; 15605; 15642; 15771-15772; 15867; 16033; 16058; 16078; 16136; 16247; 16251; 16252; 16253; 16285; 16291; 16347; 16443; 16557; 16763; 16766; 16775; 16851; 16894; 16800; 16951; 17072; 17104; 17117; 17144; 17150; 17671; 17671; 17685; 17774; 17813; 17867; 17953; 17980; 18059; 18098; 18099; 18130; 18187; 18218; 18765; 18765; 18771; 18860.
3 18935; 18964; 19010; 19010; 19014; 19035; 19035; 19169; 19178; 19181; 19190; 19198; 19212; 19221; 19222; 19286; 19372; 19408; 19460; 19502; 19529; 19561; 19562; 19598; 19664; 19702; 19722; 19785; 19867; 19934; 19978; 19993; 20035; 20093; 20190; 20208.
4 20259; 20281; 20479; 20525; 20738; 20872; 20873; 20877; 20912; 20915; 20923; 20924; 20938; 21104; 21271; 21310; 21323; 21343; 21361; 21414; 21423; 21430; 21446; 21474; 21510; 21530; 21547; 21553.
5 21575; 21718; 21781; 21814; 21828; 21859; 21860; 21881; 21883; 21890; 21890; 21932; 21937; 21962; 21976; 22020; 22069; 22081; 22132; 22192; 22172; 22220; 22229; 22230; 22231; 22232; 22232; 22234; 22235; 22245; 22259; 22262; 22268; 22286; 22294; 22299; 22300; 22331; 22395; 22424; 22505; 22532; 22532; 22544; 22607; 22608; 22613; 22644; 22654; 22771; 22772; 22773; 22804.