National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Utah Grants

NHPRC Grants by State and Territory


  • Entries span the dates of projects funded in that state since 1976.
  • Each list is categorized by:
    1. Records Projects
    2. Publications Projects
  • Each award is identified in parentheses by the year of the award and grant number.

These Utah grants span 1978 - 2014

Records Projects

Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board, Salt Lake City, UT
$30,535 to support basic funding, including a program to microfilm city and county commission minutes, and a statewide regrant program. (RC10214-14)

Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board, Salt Lake City, UT
$32,320 to support basic funding, including four board meetings, a program to microfilm city and county commission minutes, a statewide regrant program, a Repository Directors Conference, and participation in a national archival organization. (RC10179-13)

Utah State Archives and Records Services, Salt Lake City, UT
$34,760 to support the Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board and a statewide regrant program. (RC10130-12)

Utah State Archives and Records Services, Salt Lake City, UT
$35,000 to support the work of the Utah Historical Records Advisory Board, including support for a circuit rider archivist, and a statewide regrants program. (RC10101-11)

Utah State Archives and Records Services, Salt Lake City, UT
$80,600 to inventory and prepare descriptive information for 73,480 microfiche sheets containing the records of the state legislature, the courts, and many executive branch agencies.(RB50086-10)

Utah State Archives and Records Services, Salt Lake City, UT
$20,000 to support the state historical records advisory board's circuit rider archivist in working to preserve local government historic records and historic court records. (RC10068-09)

Utah State Archives and Records Services, Salt Lake City, UT
$70,000 to support basic activities and regrants to augment the state legislature's appropriation of $150,000 over three years.

Utah State Archives and Records Services, Salt Lake City, UT
$76,100 to arrange, describe, and microfilm the historic records of district courts from three counties in Utah from 1852-1955. (RA10039-07)

Utah State Archives and Records Services, Salt Lake City, UT
$6,706 to support basic administration of the state historical records advisory board. (2006-024)

Utah State Archives and Records Services, Salt Lake City, UT
$6,700 to support basic administration of the state historical records advisory board. (2005-058)

Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board, Salt Lake City, UT
$75,180 for up to three years for its Regrant Project to promote the establishment and enhancement of regional records repositories in Utah. (2001-044)

Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board, Salt Lake City, UT
$50,000 for a regrant project to provide a variety of archival educational opportunities including workshops/institutes, academic coursework, mentoring and apprenticeship programs, and consultancies to records repository personnel—professionals, nonprofessionals, and volunteers—through regrants to state and local government agencies, tribal governments, and private, non-profit records repositories in Utah. (94-092)

Utah State University, Logan, UT
$11,615 to preserve and make accessible 199 acetate and paper discs and 98 reel-to-reel tapes resulting from fieldwork activities of folklore scholars Austin and Alta Fife from 1939 to the 1970s. (92-136)

Utah State Historical Society (Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board), Salt Lake City, UT
$7,170 to support the travel and meeting expenses of the board. (91-059)

Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, UT
$48,396 to expand and revise previously drafted guidelines for a comprehensive archival information systems architecture to be proposed as an archival professional standard. (91-058)

Utah Division of State History, Salt Lake City, UT
$116,996 to develop an automated information system about archives and records holdings in the state. Records in the system would also be included in the Research Libraries Information Network (RLIN) nationwide database. (88-090)

University of Utah, Utah Museum of Natural History, Salt Lake City, UT
$5,570 to preserve photographic negatives of archaeological excavations in the Great Basin and northern Colorado Plateau. The photographs document early American cultures, as exemplified by the culture of the Anasazi people. (87- 113)

University of Utah, Utah Museum of Natural History, Salt Lake City, UT
$4,785 to microfilm the university's anthropological records documenting the prehistory of the American West and the development of field work. (85-068)

Utah State Historical Records Advisory Board, Salt Lake City, UT
$24,970 to analyze the current condition of historical records in the state, identify problems, frame potential solutions, and outline actions that can be taken. (83-091)

Utah Historical Society, Salt Lake City, UT
$18,220 to describe, microfilm, and publish a register of selected state water-related records, and to survey private water records in Utah, as part of the society's water records research program. (79-081)

Utah Historical Society, Salt Lake City, UT
$21,335 to preserve and describe photographs in the Community Documentation and Peoples of Utah collections, and other photos relating to early Utah settlers and settlements. (78-108)

Subtotal (Records Projects) $776,958

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Publications Projects

Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Endorsement of a project to edit for publication the Joseph Smith Papers. (endorsed 2004)

Subtotal (Publications Projects) $ 0

TOTAL $ 776,958

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