Division of Archives and Records Service

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Research Our Records

We provide access to Utah governmental entities' historical records that are held in the custody of the Utah State Archives from 1850. Learn from Research Guides and use tools such as Name Indexes, Series Inventories, and Agency Histories. View records online in the Digital Archives.
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Records and Information Management

We assist Utah government entities to schedule and manage their records. Find retention schedules, retention and information management basics, certification information, and transfer instructions here.
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Transparency Services

Transparency is about helping people navigate government records. We maintain the Public Notice Website, the Open Records Portal, and provide assistance from an ombudsman for records requests. The State Records Committee responds to appeals when records are denied.
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