Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 26633

District Court (Fifth District : Iron County) Judgment dockets

Dates: 1896-1990.

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

Scope and Content

This series contains the Judgment Dockets produced by the 5th District Court in Iron County. Dockets function as an agenda for the proceedings of the court, written in abstract or brief form to act as a record of the action relative to each case. The docket generally contains the following information: Plaintiff, Defendant, Nature of the Case, Attorneys for the Plaintiff and Defendant, Case Number, Date and Nature of each action taken in the case, any applicable fees for the action, along with the judge's disposition of the case.

Arrangement

Chronological by date.

Research Note

In 2010 a loosely bound judgment docket book was found in the court and mailed to the State Archives. The book has been added to the physical holdings but has not been microfilmed.

Related Records

Judgment record books from the District Court (Fifth District : Iron County), Series 18190, contain the text of judgment rendered in court cases.

Civil case files from the District Court (Fifth District : Iron County), Series 18195, contains the entire case file relating to the judgments issued in these docket books.

Custody History

These books were originally transferred to the State Archives from the court in 2007. They were transferred to the regional repository at Southern Utah University in November 2009.

Additional Forms

This series is available on microfilm.

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 Jim Kichas and Emily Gurr in May 2008 as part of a NHPRC grant project designed to preserve the historic records of Utah's Fifth District Courts.

Finding Aids

Indexes: Books created between 1980 and 1990 contain individual indexes.

Indexing Terms

Container List

REEL VOLUME DESCRIPTION
1 1 1896-1923
N/A N/A 1897-1970
1 2 1896-1980
1 3 1958-1982
2 4 1980-1984
2 5 1984-1986
3 6 1986-1988
3 7 1988-1990
4 8 1968-1987
4 9 1968-1987