Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 3888

Salt Lake County (Utah). County Clerk Incorporation case files

Dates: 1869-1961.

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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

Original articles of incorporation and any subsequent amendments, notices to pay licensing fees and taxes, oaths of office for corporate officers, annual reports, correspondence, and other miscellaneous documents created during the length of a corporation's duration. Generated when companies incorporate within Salt Lake County, they 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 and kind of corporate officers, and the number of directors necessary to transact corporate business.

Arrangement

Numerical by case number, thereunder chronological by date filed.

Related Records

Incorporation alphabetic indexes from Salt Lake County (Utah). County Clerk, Series 3866, provides alphabetical access to the case files.

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, also includes a copy of county incorporations.

Incorporation oaths of office indexes from Salt Lake County (Utah). County Clerk, Series 17564, contain Incorporation Case Files for Salt Lake County.

Custody History

This series was created by the Salt Lake County Clerk and maintained by the Salt Lake County Clerk until 1968 when the entire series was transferred to the Utah State Archives [RDR 1968-4]. Hard copy, and a film copy was transferred to the Salt Lake County Archives in October 2001.

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 1869 through 1896 were flattened, filed in acid free folders, and stored in acid free boxes for permanent storage. Those records produced after 1896 were destroyed after microfilming. The entire series was archivally processed by Kenneth R. Williams and Val E. Wilson in October 1994. The series inventory was updated by David Clark in December 1997. Hard copy, and a film copy, was transferred to the Salt Lake County Archives in October 2001.

Finding Aids

Indexes: Alphabetical and numerical indexes are available as related series.

Indexing Terms

  • Incorporation--Utah--Salt Lake County.
  • Industrial management--Utah--Salt Lake County.

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