Series 30146
Public Service Commission Governor portraits

Dates: 1970-2020.

37.40 cubic feetSkip to Containers

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

Scope and Content

This series contains framed 24.5" x 30" framed and matted portraits of Utah's Governors. These portraits were commissioned by the Public Service Commission and hung in the agency's office until 2021. Each portrait is graphite on paper. Governor Wells thru Governor Bangerter were done by Utah artist Dan Baxter who was an active artist in the 1970's and 1980's. Governor Leavitt thru Governor Herbert were done by Utah artist Sam Collett.

Arrangement

Chronological by date of governor's administration.

Custody History

These portraits were transferred by the Public Service Commission in 2021 after the agency was directed to the Utah State Archives and Records Service by the Division of State History and the Division of Arts and Museums.

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 Jim Kichas and Avalon Snell in October 2021.

Indexing Terms

    Container List

    BOX DESCRIPTION
    1 Portrait of Governor Heber Manning Wells (1896-1905)
    2 Portrait of Governor John Christopher Cutler (1905-1909)
    3 Portrait of Governor William Spry (1909-1917)
    4 Portrait of Governor Simon Bamberger (1917-1921)
    5 Portrait of Governor Charles Rendell Mabey (1921-1925)
    6 Portrait of Governor George Henry Dern (1925-1933)
    7 Portrait of Governor Henry Hooper Blood (1933-1941)
    8 Portrait of Governor Herbert Brown Maw (1941-1949)
    9 Portrait of Governor J. Bracken Lee (1949-1957)
    10 Portrait of Governor George Dewey Clyde (1957-1965)
    11 Portrait of Governor Calvin L. Rampton (1965-1977)
    12 Portrait of Governor Scott M. Matheson (1977-1985)
    13 Portrait of Governor Norman H. Bangerter (1985-1993)
    14 Portrait of Governor Michael Okerlund Leavitt (1993-2003)
    15 Portrait of Governor Olene S. Walker (2003-2005)
    16 Portrait of Governor Jon M. Huntsman (2005-2009)
    17 Portrait of Governor Gary R. Herbert (2009-2021)

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