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What do we have?

State History’s online catalog includes books, pamphlets, manuscript collections, and photograph collections related to Utah’s history and its place in the West.

Visit the Research Center to access these sources:

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index_clip_image002Manuscript Collections

Our manuscript collections include original historical documents, such as personal papers, photographs, research notes, organizations’ papers, and oral histories. See the collections descriptions



Over 28,000 artifacts make up the State’s collection, documenting Utah’s past in a tangible way. Visit our Power of Objects digital exhibit to explore four interesting artifacts.




Search our database of over 33,000 maps, which are available at the Research Center.



telephone2Telephone Directories

See a list of Utah telephone books, arranged alphabetically and dated from 1908 to the present.  



See a list of Utah high school and college yearbooks that have been donated to our research center. 



See a list of Utah and out-of-state newspapers available on microfilm in our research center. We also have clipping files on many, many topics.  


  stookeys Family History

The Research Center has resources from the State Archives as well as State History. Research cemetery records, historic properties, newspapers, and more.