Series 28983
Castle Dale (Utah) Record of Estrays

Dates: 1900-1915.

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

Scope and Content

This series consists of a ledger book documenting stray animals picked up by the city. The ledger was used to document which animals were taken in, the expenses involved in keeping and housing each animal, and to whether the animal was claimed or sold. The ledger includes columns for recording such information as a description of the animal as well as any of its marks or brands, the sex of the animal, any damage caused by the animal, and the date when the animal was taken in. It also documents the expenses of keeping the animal, how much it was sold for, and any incidental expenses that were incurred. The record was kept intermittently, and the majority of the book is blank.


Generally chronological by date animal was taken in by officials.

Custody History

Castle Dale City transferred the records in this series to the State Archives in November 2016.

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 archivally processed by Mike Wasmer and Alan Barnett in March 2017.

Indexing Terms

  • City and Town Life

Container List

1 Estray Record; 1900 May 12-1915 Dec 29

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