Series 21842
District Court (Seventh District : Carbon County) Criminal registers of actions

Dates: 1896-1987.

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

Scope and Content

This series documents the individual criminal cases tried by the Seventh District Court for Carbon County. Actions taken in each case are recorded on separate documents and then filed together to become the case file. As these documents enter the case file they are recorded in the Criminal registers of Actions.

Registers function as a chronological list of the actions taken in each criminal cases. A register of actions can contain the following: attorney for plaintiff and defendant, name of the judge presiding over the case, petitions, complaint, summons, answers to summons, orders from the court, assignment of judges, exhibits, judgment, findings and conclusions, costs, decrees, requests by the attorneys for instructions to the jury, verdict, motions for cross complaints or new trials, amendments to previous answers, and disclaimers.


Numerical by case number, thereunder chronological

Related Records

Criminal case files from the District Court (Seventh District : Carbon County), Series 4031, contains the entire case file listed in these registers.

Minute books from the District Court (Seventh District : Carbon County), Series 14180, documents the proceedings of the each case.

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.

Processing Note

Registers of Actions were first scheduled as permanent records in 1983. This series was archivally processed by David Clark in March 2000. After microfilming is completed, the original volumes will be destroyed.

Finding Aids

Indexes: Each register contains an alphabetical index at the beginning of the volume.

Indexing Terms

  • Criminal justice, Administration of--Carbon County (Utah).
  • Carbon County (Utah)--Parties to actions.
  • Criminals--Carbon County (Utah).

Container List

1 1 1896-1921 1-476
2 2 1921-1932 477-953
3 3 1932-1956 954-1545
4 4 1956-1981 1546-2135
5 5 1981-1987 2136-2379

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.