Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 17858

Grand County (Utah). County Clerk Articles of incorporation record books

Dates: i 1899-1953.

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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

Copies of Articles of Incorporation filed with Grand County Clerk by newly organized corporations. These books were kept as the official copy available for public use. The articles of incorporation record the following: names of incorporators and their places of residence, length of the corporation s duration, pursuit of business agreed upon, amount of stock each shareholder receives, description of stock directors necessary to transact corporate business. Under Utah law, individuals desiring to incorporate a company were to file and record Articles of Incorporation with their respective county clerk.

Arrangement

Chronological

Related Records

Incorporation case files from the Department of Commerce. Division of Corporations and Commercial Code, Series 7184, contain incorporations in Grand County filed since 1961.

Incorporation case files from Grand County (Utah). County Clerk, Series 14932, contain incorporation records from Grand County.

Articles of incorporation record books from Grand County (Utah). County Clerk, Series 18179, contains closed incorporations filed in Grand County.

Incorporation index from Grand County (Utah). County Clerk, Series 23261, facilitates access to this series.

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

Incorporation Record Books were first scheduled as permanent records in 1978. This series originally had 10 volumes and the series ended in 1961. However, volumes 3-10 were photocopies of the Incoporation Case Files contained in Series 14932. The decision was made to deaccession these records. The two record books will be filmed and destroyed. Microfilming of the records is pending. This entire series was processed by David Clark in August 1996.

Indexing Terms

  • Businesspeople--Utah--Grand County.
  • Corporations--Utah--Grand County.
  • Stocks--Utah--Grand County.

Container List

VOLUME DESCRIPTION
1 1899-1912
2 1912-1953 Mar