Series 23858
Governor Leavitt Time capsule records

Dates: 2000-2001.

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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

These records document a millennial time capsule placed in the State Capitol Building for unsealing on the first day of the legislative session in 2100. The records include a listing of recipients of the book "Keepers of the Flame: Millennial Letters from Utah's Leaders"; correspondence on gathering the documents included in the time capsule; correspondence, speeches and news coverage in conjunction with placing the capsule in the south staircase of the state capitol building on Leavitt's inauguration on statehood day 4 January 2001; copies of letters included in the time capsule; and an ashwood box from uproooted trees on the capitol lawn following the tornado of 1999 which encases a copy of the book "Keepers of the Flame: Millennial Letters from Utah's Leaders."


By document type.

Related Records

Photographs from the Governor Leavitt, Series 25232, for photos of placing of the time capsule

Custody History

This series was transferred by the Utah State Archives by the governor's office administrator Michael Smith.

Additional Forms

This series is available on microfilm.

This series is available online as part of the Utah State Archives Digital 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

This series was processed by Gina Strack in October 2005.

Indexing Terms

  • Governors--Utah--Records and correspondence
  • Time capsules--Utah

Container List

1 1 1 Copies of Letters
1 1 2 Copies of Letters
1 1 3 Copies of Letters
1 1 4 Copies of Correspondence
1 1 5 Copies of Correspondence
1 1 6 Copies of Correspondence Speechs and News
1 1 7 Recipient List

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