Archives News

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April 19, 2023

Happy Retirement, Rosemary!

After over 23 years of public service in state government, Rosemary Cundiff has retired! We celebrated Rosemary with a gathering at the Archives building attended by her family, past colleagues, volunteers, and Records Officers from local government agencies. Over the past two decades, Rosemary has worked in almost all aspects of the State Archives! She started out processing old paper
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December 30, 2022

Happy Retirement, Melody!

This month we said goodbye to Melody Yearsley after 22.5 years of public service in state government! Melody was most recently based out of the State Records Center in Clearfield where she worked as a specialist in our scan-on-demand program. She spent her time fulfilling record requests from various Utah agencies and enjoyed seeing signatures from Utah’s past and present.
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August 30, 2022

Happy Retirement, Susan!

Last month we said goodbye to Susan Mumford after 16 years of public service at the Utah State Archives. After owning an art and custom frame business for 18 years, Susan attended Emporia State University where she earned her MLIS. She then joined the State Archives where she wore many hats including records analyst, processor, volunteer coordinator, secretary of the
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April 5, 2022

Happy Retirement, Julie!

This month we said goodbye to Julie Talbot-Maesta after 35 years of public service at the Utah State Archives. Her hard work and attention to detail have been invaluable to the institution. As a Reformatting Specialist, Julie spent time working on a massive inventory project at the Records Center in Clearfield. Most recently, she completed the digitization of the Criminal
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January 6, 2022

Our Goodbye to Ken Hansen

After over 41 years of service to the State of Utah, Department of Government Operations Deputy Director Ken Hansen will be retiring this month. Ken is an incredible leader and is someone that many throughout the state have relied on for his extensive knowledge, his professionalism, and his desire to make a positive impact in every role he has been
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November 30, 2020

Records Officer Rosanne Ricks Retires

This ARO Spotlight is written by Renée Wilson, Records and Information Management Specialist at the Utah State Archives My favorite aspect of any job position I’ve ever held has always been getting to know the incredible people I work with. One of those amazing people is Rosanne Ricks, internal auditor for the Utah Department of Human Resource Management (DHRM), who
June 26, 2015

General Schedule for Your Input

As part of the General Schedule Update Project, the Utah State Archives is proposing six new schedules for your consideration. We would like these to be submitted to the State Records Committee’s July 9th meeting. Remember, there is no designation or classification of general schedules because that needs to be determined by the record series. The first four are payroll