Salt Lake City (Utah). City Court Civil case registers of action defendants index
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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
Scope and Content
Defendants indexes provide name access to the REGISTERS OF ACTION created by the City Court. Handwritten entries were recorded in columns in separately numbered volumes, with separate columns for date, defendant, plaintiff, and case number.
Chronological, thereunder alphabetical
Arrangement is chronological, thereunder alphabetical by first two letters of the last name on separate pages created for each letter combination. Complete alphabetization was not attempted beyond the first two letters, and cases were entered onto the proper page as they were filed.
The microfilm copy of volume 3, filmed on Reel 1, does not include cases from the letter "L". These were included on reel 2, along with a refilming of cases from the letter "M", continuing to the end of the volume.
Civil case registers of actions from Salt Lake City (Utah). City Court, Series 4861, are indexed by this series.
Civil case registers of action plaintiffs index from Salt Lake City (Utah). City Court, Series 13688, indexes adverse parties.
Records were transferred to the archives by the Salt Lake County Clerk in 1968.
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.
The series was assigned a permanent retention in 1983. Bound volumes were destroyed after microfilming in 1994. Archival processing was completed in 1994 by Steven R. Wood.
- Actions and defenses--Salt Lake City (Utah).
- Salt Lake City (Utah)--Trials, litigation, etc.