Racing Commission Correspondence
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Dates: i 1925-1927.
These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
An agency history is available.
Scope and Content
This series is composed of the correspondence handled by the Racing Commission during its two years of operation. The letters are primarily from individuals seeking licenses to hold racing meets in Ogden, Farmington, and Salt Lake. Some parties wrote to give their support for one racing venue or another. The correspondence clarifies the commission' s implementation of various rules and procedures. The series reveals the extent of interest in the state' s racing meets; jockies and horse owners from Canada, Mexico, and many U.S. states applied for licenses to participate in the races.
Minutes from the Racing Commission, Series 1194, contains copies of some letters
Financial records from the Racing Commission, Series 19603.
Laws and agreements from the Racing Commission, Series 19604, were often discussed in the correspondence of the commission.
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 was processed by Brian Hahn in January 1998.
- Horse racing—Utah.
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