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Division of State History

The Division of State History works to strengthen Utah’s economic health, particularly in rural areas; make communities better places, where people feel at home and grounded in heritage; foster individual learning, understanding, and excitement about their heritage; provide tools and assistance to agencies and local governments to help them do their jobs more efficiently; and preserve knowledge and resources for future generations.

State History provides all services and information as a non-regulatory, business-friendly agency:

Utah State Historical Society
Utah Historical Quarterly

Library and Collections
Manuscripts, photos, books, maps, and much more

Historic Buildings
Preservation assistance for individuals and communities

Archaeological records and ancient human remains recovery

State Historic Preservation Office Compliance (SHPO)
Guidance on preservation laws and the review process