Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 3692

Cache County (Utah). County Clerk Incorporation case files

Dates: 1873-1961.

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

Scope and Content

Incorporation case files contain at a minimum the original articles of incorporation and any subsequent amendments to corporations. Some files also contain notices to pay licensing fees and taxes, oaths of office for corporate officers, annual reports, correspondence, or other miscellaneous documents. Case files are created during the length of a corporation's duration. The case file is generated when companies incorporate within Cache County and serve as evidence of"due incorporation of the corporation [UCA 16-2]."

Articles of incorporation constitute a contract between the state and corporation, between corporation and stockholders, and between the stockholders and state. The articles of incorporation record the following: names of the incorporators and their places of residence, the length of the corporation's duration, the pursuit of business agreed upon, amount of stock each shareholder receives, description of stock classes, number of kind of corporate officers, and the number of directors necessary to transact corporate business. The series ended in 1961 when registration of corporations was transferred to the state government.

Arrangement

Numerical by case number, thereunder by date filed.

Related Records

Incorporation index from Cache County (Utah). County Clerk, Series 6192, provides alphabetical access to this series.

Building and loan association incorporation certificate record book from the Territorial Secretary, Series 6218, contain the ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION for companies in this series from Salt Lake, Cache, and Weber counties respectively.

Incorporation case files from the Department of Commerce. Division of Corporations and Commercial Code, Series 7184, contains current incorporations filed statewide.

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

The case files from 1873 through 1896 were flattened, filed in acid free folders, and stored in acid free boxes for permanent storage. Incorporation Case Files were first scheduled as permanent records in 1978 with permission to microfilm and destroy those records produced after 1896 granted by the State Archivist, Jeff Johnson, January 3, 1995. The entire series was processed by Kenneth R. Williams and Val E. Wilson in March 1995. The series inventory was updated in March 1998 by David Clark.

Finding Aids

Indexes: Series #6192, INCORPORATION INDEX, provides alphabetical access to this series.

Indexing Terms

  • Articles of incorporation—Cache County (Utah).
  • Cache County (Utah)—Industries.
  • Cache County (Utah)—Corporations.

Container List

REEL BOX DESCRIPTION
1 1 1-37
2 1 38-53
3 1 54-59
3 2 60-86
4 2 87-105
REEL DESCRIPTION
5 106-140
6 141-173
7 174-218
8 219-268
9 269-309
10 310-339
11 340-388
12 389-432
13 433-500
14 501-544
15 545-591
16 592-649
17 650-710
18 711-768
19 769-810
20 811-862
21 863-903