Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 23746

Educational Survey Committee Report

Dates: 1940.

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

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

This series is comprised of a one volume report published by the Utah Educational Survey Committee in fulfillment of their 1939 appointment by Governor Henry H. Blood. Their purpose was to identify significant problems of public education in Utah and to produce a report for presentation to the Governor "on or before July 1, 1940." The Committee's report includes their findings, conclusions and recommendations for legislative action. The report is based upon hearings, committee deliberations, and a series of extended research reports prepared by special research groups. This one volume report includes these various research reports in addition to the Committee's own.


Chronological by date.

Related Records

Correspondence from the Governor Blood, Series 186, contains Governor Henry H. Blood's incoming and outgoing correspondence, including some pertaining to the Utah Educational Survey Committee.

Correspondence from the Educational Survey Committee, Series 1216, documents the communications that flowed between the Utah Educational Survey Committee members, its research director, and local and national educational bodies.

Research records from the Educational Survey Committee, Series 1217, contain informational data gathered by the Utah Educational Survey Committee. Bulk of information was obtained by questionnaires dispersed to educators throughout the state.

Minutes from the Educational Survey Committee, Series 23749, contains official minutes and transcripts of meetings and public hearings held by the Utah Educational Survey Committee. Agenda, attendance rolls, invitations, and relevant correspondence are also included.

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

This series was processed by Anissa Taylor in May 2001.

Indexing Terms

Container List

1 1940