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History_Card_Catalog2Library Catalog

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


index_clip_image002Manuscript Collections

Utah State History’s manuscript collections include original historical documents, such as personal papers, photographs, research notes, organizations’ papers, and oral histories. Search the manuscripts collection in the catalog, finding aids descriptions, or in the Research Center.



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



Search Utah State History’s database of over 33,000 maps, which are available at the Research Center.




telephone2City and Telephone Directories

See a list of Utah directories, arranged alphabetically and dated from 1908 to the early 2000s. City and telephone directories are available as reference sources in the Research Center.



See a list of Utah high school and college yearbooks that have been donated to Utah State History. Yearbooks are available for browsing and research in the Research Center.



Most of Utah State History’s newspapers are digitized and online at Utah Digital Newspapers. To see a list of Utah and out-of-state newspapers available on microfilm in our Research Center, search our inventory.




Have a research question? Ask our librarians.