Series 4905
Salt Lake City (Utah). City Recorder Brief Sketch of the History of Salt Lake City

Dates: 1881.

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

Scope and Content

This is a bound, handwritten essay (27pp) by John Jacques, entitled "A Brief Sketch of the History of Salt Lake City" discussing the early history of Salt Lake City. The history has short segments devoted to: settlement; survey; incorporation; designation as the capital; population growth; soil and water; drouths, floods, scanty harvests; destructive insects; business depression; business briskness; destructive explosions; light and waterworks; means of communication; settlements in the vicinity; and city government.



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 March 2020.

Indexing Terms

  • History--Salt Lake City (Utah)

Container List

1 1881; Bound essay

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