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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

NamePosition TitlePhone Number
Brad Westwood Director 801-245-7248
 Kevin Fayles Assistant Director
Media Inquiries
Information Services
Alycia AldrichBoard 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 Manager801-245-7258