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Utah Historical Quarterly Current Issue

Volume 85, Number 2 (Spring 2017 Issue): Published since 1928, the Utah Historical Quarterly is the state’s premier history journal and the source for reliable, engaging Utah history. Join the Historical Society for your own copy. Each issue of the Utah Historical Quarterly is accompanied with rich web supplements that introduce readers to sources, photos, interviews, and other engaging […]

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Utah Drawn: An Exhibition of Rare Maps

We are pleased to announce an exhibition of forty rare historical maps depicting the region that became Utah from its earliest imaginings by European cartographers to the modern state’s boundaries. Original maps shown are from the private collection of Salt Lake City businessman Stephen Boulay, with additional contributions from the Utah State Historical Society, LDS Church History […]

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Utah on the National Register

The National Register of Historic Places only exists because of its association with the federal National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA), and it is turning 50 years old in 2016. This book is a small selection of Utah’s contribution to historic preservation work.

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Veterans Utah History Project

Where were you when WWII ended? The Division of State History and the Utah Department of Veterans & Military Affairs have joined together on the Veterans Utah History Project. Whether you are a WWII veteran and want to document and share your experiences and memories or you want to volunteer to interview a WWII veteran there […]

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Historic Salt Lake City Apartments of the Early Twentieth Century

Text and Photographs by Lisa-Michele Church Salt Lake City contains many beautiful examples of early twentieth-century apartment buildings constructed to house a growing urban population. With whimsical names such as Piccadilly, Peter Pan or Waldorf, these buildings beckoned to Utahns interested in a new approach to residential life. Apartments became places of beginnings and endings […]

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