Series 1973
State Land Board Meeting minutes

Dates: 1886-1973

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

Scope and Content

This series contains the minutes which serve as the official record of State Land Board meetings. The State Land Board was created in 1896 and charged with the responsibility of selling land grants and investing the proceeds for the interest of designated public institutions. These records include business discussed at meetings, correspondence received by the board, information about the organization's accounts, and abstracts of applications for land sales and leases considered by the board.


Chronological by meeting date.

Related Records

Log from the State Board of Land Commissioners, Series 11765, summarizes actions and cross references many actions discussed in further detail in the minutes.

Directors' actions from the State Land Board, Series 29745, contain records of formal actions taken by the State Land Board as discussed at the meetings documented in this series.

Custody History

As the State Land Board's successor, the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) inherited the records in this series. SITLA transferred volumes in this series dating from 1896-1898 and 1913-1921, and microfilm copies of volumes dating from 1896-1973 to the State Archives in November 2018.

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.

Gaps in Series

Records in this series dating from May 1909-March 1911 and November 1946-December 1950 are not in the holdings of the State Archives.

Processing Note

This series was archivally processed by Mahala Ruddell in February 2019.

Container List

pending 1 1 1896 Apr-1898 Jan; Volume A
1 2 1898 Feb-Sep; Volume B
1 3 1898 Oct-1899 Sep; Volume C
2 1899 Oct-1902 Apr; Volumes D-E
3 1902 Apr-1904 Aug; Volumes F-G
4 1904 Aug-1907 Apr; Volume H-I
5 1907 Apr-1909 Apr; Volume J
6 1911 Apr-1913 Mar; Volume 12
7 4 1913 Apr-1915 Mar; Volume 13
8 5 1915 Apr-1917 Apr; Volume 14
9 6 1917 Apr-1921 May; Volume 15
10 1921 May-1930 Apr; Volume 16-17
11 1930 Apr-1938 Feb; Volume 18-20
12 1938 Feb-1946 Oct; Volume 21-22
13 1951 Jan-1954 Dec; Volume 24
14 1955 Jan-1956 Dec
15 1957 Jan-1959 Dec
16 1960 Jan-1966 Dec
17 1967 Jan-1973 Dec

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