Series 23437
Department of Natural Resources. Division of Parks and Recreation. Northern Region Hyrum State Park administrative records

Dates: 1983-1986

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

Scope and Content

Hyrum State Park is at the Hyrum Reservoir in northern Utah, along the Idaho border. The reservoir was created in the 1930s after the construction of the Hyrum Dam on the Little Bear River, a Works Progress Administration and Bureau of Reclamation project. This series contains administrative records consisting of park information reports submitted to the State Park Board. The information reports contain such information as: maps; summaries of park history; visitor reports; reports on winter recreation, hunting, fishing, and water recreation; reports on park facilities including development, construction, and vandalism; and reports on erosion, landscaping, and water, electric, and sewer facilities. Records of a water recreation park in northern Utah along the Idaho border.



Custody History

The Hyrum State Park donated the records in this series to the Hyrum City Museum in 2013. Museum staff members were pursuing knowledge concerning the park for the completion of the exhibition, "The Hyrum Dam: Building a Dam, Building a Community," when park rangers came across a box with miscellaneous historical materials and offered it to the museum on loan. It 2014, the materials were accessioned into the museum's permanent collection. In February 2021, museum staff the records to the State Archives.

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 records in this series were archivally processed by Mahala Ruddell in February 2021.

Container List

1 1983-1986; Park Information Reports for the State Park Board

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