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Front facade of Rio Grande Depot, color photo

1910 Rio Grande Depot

Our location:

300 S. Rio Grande Street (450 West)
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Directions  (Clicking here will take you to Google Maps)

Hours of Operation:

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Research Center
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Contact Us:
801-245-7225 – general number
801-245-7227 – research center
801-533-3503 – FAX administration, preservation, archaeology, and SHPO
801-533-3567 – FAX historical society
801-533-3504 – FAX research center

Staff Directory

Cemetery Program
Historic Preservation
Public History
Research Library & Collections

Name Position Title Phone Number
Brad Westwood  Director  801-245-7248
 Kevin Fayles  Assistant Director
Media Inquiries
Information Services
Alycia Aldrich Board of State History  801-245-7226
Kristen Jensen  Digitization Project Manager  801-245-7243
To be filled  Web Master
Cemetery Program
State Historic Preservation Office
Brad Westwood  Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO)  801-245-7248
Lori Hunsaker  Deputy SHPO
Antiquities Coordinator
Derinna Kopp  Forensic/Physical Anthropologist  801-245-7245
Arie Leeflang  Archaeology Records Manager  801-245-7246
Christopher Merritt  SHPO Compliance, Archaeology  801-245-7263
Deb Miller  Assistant Archaeology Records Manager  801-245-7249
Janice Reed-Campbell  Office Specialist  801-245-7232
 Rachel Boyack  Data Assistant  801-245-7256
Historic Preservation
Barbara Murphy  Deputy SHPO
Historic Preservation  Coordinator
Debbie P. Dahl  Contracts and Grants Officer  801-245-7233
Chris Hansen  SHPO Compliance, Preservation  801-245-7239
Donald Hartley  Historical Architect  801-245-7240
Cory Jensen  National Register  801-245-7242
Nelson Knight  Tax Credit Program  801-245-7244
Londi Rowley  NPS Grant  801-245-7255
Public History
Holly George  Managing Print Editor,
Utah Historical Quarterly
Jedediah Rogers  Managing Digital Editor,
Utah Historical Quarterly
Utah State Historical Society
Lisa Buckmiller  Membership  801-245-7231
 Library and Collections
Doug Misner  Research/Collections Manager  801-245-7250
Michele Elnicky  Historical Collections Curator  801-245-7235
Melissa Coy  Historical Collections Curator  801-245-7236
Nate Goodman  Collections Tech. (Volunteer)  801-245-7237
Heidi Orchard  Archival Technician  801-245-7252
Craig Ringgenberg  Research Center (Volunteer)
Greg Walz  Research Center Manager 801-245-7258