Series 29736
Rich County (Utah). County Sheriff Register of prisoners

Dates: 1901-1914; 1950-1958.

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

Scope and Content

This series contains a register of prisoners for the Rich County jail. The register was kept by the sheriff's office to track prisoners committed to and released from the jail for a variety of offenses. It contains such information as the name, age, height, eye and hair color, complexion, and any unusual identifying features of the prisoner; the date committed and for what offense; the date the prisoners left the prison and whether their departure was an escape or a discharge; and any extra remarks.


Chronological by date of commitment.

Custody History

The Rich County Clerk transferred the records in this series to the State Archives in November 2018.

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.

Gaps in Series

This series does not contain records of prisoners between the years 1914-1950.

Processing Note

This collection was archivally processed by Mahala Ruddell in January 2019.

Container List

1 1901-1958; Register of Prisoners

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