Series 386
Secretary of State Foreign companies incorporation record book

Dates: 1905-1918.

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

Scope and Content

This volume records certificates of incorporation for out-of-state companies planning to do business in Utah. The forms read as follows:

I, [name] Secretary of State of the State of Utah, do hereby certify, that the [company name] a corporation organized under the laws of the State of [state name] has this day filed in this office a certified copy of their articles of agreement, Certificate of Incorporation and by-laws, together with a certified copy of a resolution of their Board of Directors accepting the provisions of the Constitution of this State, and therein designating a person residing in the county in which their principal place of business in the State is situated upon whom process issued by authority of or under any law of the State may be served in accordance with the requirements of the laws of the State. That the said Corporation having fully complied with the requirements of the Constitution and laws of this State is authorized to transact business within the State in accordance with the powers specified in its said articles of agreement.

In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Great Seal of the State of Utah at Salt Lake City, this [date] day of [month] A.D. 19[year] [signature Secretary of State]


Chronological by filing date.

Related Records

Incorporation index registers from the Secretary of State, Series 378, indexes out-of-state companies whose certificates of incorporation are recorded here.

Articles of incorporation amendment record books from the Secretary of State, Series 387, notes any amendments to the incorporations given here.

Incorporation case files from the Department of Commerce. Division of Corporations and Commercial Code, Series 7184, contain the articles of agreement, bylaws, and other forms specified here.

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

Archivally processed by A.C. Cone, Nov. 1993. Microfilmed in Dec. 1993. Spine reads "Record of Certificates of Incorporation/Foreign/1/State of Utah. Discarded "book 0" because completely blank.

Finding Aids

Indexes: Series 378, INCORPORATION INDEX REGISTERS, may be used as an alphabetical index to the businesses in this series,.

Indexing Terms

  • Incorporation—Utah.
  • Foreign trade regulation—Utah.

Container List

1 1905 - 1918

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.