Series 21850

District Court (Sixth District : Sanpete County) Minute Books, 1896-

8.50 cubic feet and 4 microfilm reels

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

Historical Note

See history of the records' creator.

Summary of Records

This series contains bound volumes used to record the daily business handled by the court. Minute books contain the documentation of daily proceedings of the court but are not transcripts of court cases. Business matters mentioned in the record may include jury selection, judicial appointments, expense claims, as well as entries noting the day's proceedings on various civil, criminal, and probate cases.

Scope and Content

This series contains bound volumes used to record the daily business handled by the court. Minute books contain the documentation of daily proceedings of the court but are not transcripts of court cases. Business matters mentioned in the record may include jury selection, judicial appointments, expense claims, as well as entries noting the day's proceedings on various civil, criminal, and probate cases. A typical court case will span multiple dates and appear in the minutes a number of times as the court moves the case through the legal process. Indexes aid in locating various references to cases in the minutes.

Research Note

Records in this series dating from 1896 to 1941 were microfilmed at some point in time. The microfilm does not include targets indicating who did the microfilming or when it was done. Most of the images are legible, but lighting is uneven and some images are too blurred to be legible.

Arrangement

Chronological by court date.

Additional Forms

This series is available on microfilm.

Access Restrictions

This series is primarily classified as Public. The secondary classification is Exempt: Exempt: UCA 78-30-15 (2008) occasional references to adoptions are restricted for 100 years..

Use Restrictions

These records are available for reproduction and use.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Custody History

The court transferred records in this series dating through 1974 to the State Archives in June 2023.

Acquisition Information

These records were acquired from the creating agency through established retention schedules.

Processing Information

The records in this series dating from 1896 - 1974 were archivally processed by Alan B. Barnett in July 2023.

Other Finding Aids

Indexes: Each minute book has an associated case index, either in a separate book or in the beginning of the minute book, covering from 1896 thru 1974.

Related Material

Criminal case files from the District Court (Sixth District : Sanpete County), Series 14695, contains brief minute book entries for court proceedings on any given day.
Civil registers of action from the District Court (Sixth District : Sanpete County), Series 26691, documents the proceedings of each case.
Criminal registers of action from the District Court (Sixth District : Sanpete County), Series 26692, contains brief minute book entries for court proceedings on any given day.

Indexing Terms

Container List

ReelDescription
MICROFILM
11896 Jan 9-1901 Jun 7; Minute Book 1 - Index
11896 Jan 9-1899 Nov 2; Minute Book 1
21899 Nov 2-1901 Jun 1; Minute Book 1 (cont.)
21901 Jun 7-1907 Aug 22; Minute Book 2 - Index
21901 Jun 7-1907 Aug 22; Minute Book 2
21907 Sep 9-1914 May 11; Minute Book 3
21914 May 11-1917 Jan 25; Minute Book 4
31917 Jan 24-1920 Oct 5; Minute Book 4 (cont.)
31920 Nov 27-1925 Oct 19; Minute Book 5
pending1925 Oct 17-1929 Aug 3; Minute Book 6
pending1929 Aug 3-1930 May 12; Minute Book 7
51930 May 10-1933 Jan 7; Minute Book 7 (cont.)
51933 Jan 9-1936 Sep 5; Minute Book 8
51936 Sep 10-1939 Jun 26; Minute Book 9
pending1939 Jun 26-1941 Jan 20; Minute Book 9 (cont.)
BoxDescription
BOOKS
11896 Jan 9-1901 Jun 7; Minute Book 1 - Index
11896 Jan 9-1901 Jun 7; Minute Book 1
21901 Jun 7-1907 Aug 22; Minute Book 2 - Index
21901 Jun 7-1907 Aug 22; Minute Book 2
31907 Sep 9-1914 May 11; Minute Book 3
41914 May 11-1920 Oct 5; Minute Book 4
51920 Nov 27-1925 Oct 19; Minute Book 5
61925 Oct 17-1929 Aug 3; Minute Book 6
71929 Aug 3-1933 Jan 7; Minute Book 7
81933 Jan 9-1936 Sep 5; Minute Book 8
91936 Sep 10-1941 Jan 20; Minute Book 9
101941 Jan 21-1946 Nov 4; Minute Book 10
111946 Nov 6-1951 Oct 17; Minute Book 11
121951 Oct 24-1955 Sep 13; Minute Book 12
131955 Sep 13-1959 May 12; Minute Book 13
141959 May 15-1963 Jan 23; Minute Book 14
151963 Jan 25-1967 Jul 28; Minute Book 15
161967 Aug 7-1974 Mar 28; Minute Book 16
171974 Apr 1-Dec 24; Minute Book 17