In an effort to better protect the public and Research Center staff from the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Research Center of the Utah State Archives and Utah State History will be closed to walk-in traffic, effective March 18, 2020, until further notice.
Staff will continue to be available to respond to requests for records and information by phone and email. We will announce any changes to the situation as they arise.

the Research Center

The Research Center is a public research facility operated by the Utah State Archives and Utah State History.

Utah State History
Research manuscripts, photographs, books, maps, and online resources about Utah and the West.
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Utah State Archives
Research historic state and local government records in Utah, from 1850 to today.
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Located within the historic Denver & Rio Grande Depot.
300 S. Rio Grande St.
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1182
Free public parking on the north side.


Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Closed state holidays

Contact Us


(801) 245-7227


(801) 533-3504

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Utah State Archives Research

Utah State History Library and Collections

When You Visit

All books, manuscripts, photographs, maps and records are non-circulating and must be used in the Research Center. Photocopies are generally allowed and available as a self-service. When visiting, patrons must register annually and agree to abide by the following rules: