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Front facade of Rio Grande Depot, color photo

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
801-355-0587 – FAX administration, preservation, archaeology, and SHPO, Historical Society
801-364-0642 – FAX research center

Staff Directory

Name Position Title Phone Number
Brad Westwood Director, SHPO, Publisher/Editor UHQ  801-367-6324
 Kevin Fayles Assistant Director
Media Inquiries
Information Services
Alycia Aldrich Program Specialist
Board of State History
Kristen Jensen Digitization Project Manager  801-245-7243
Amy Barry Web Manager
Cemetery Program
State Historic Preservation Office
Brad Westwood State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO)  801-367-6324
Christopher Merritt Deputy SHPO
Antiquities Coordinator
Elizabeth Hora-Cook Cultural Compliance Reviewer  801-245-7241
Derinna Kopp Forensic/Physical Anthropologist  801-245-7245
Arie Leeflang Archaeology Records Manager  801-245-7246
Deb Miller Assistant Archaeology Records Manager  801-245-7249
Janice Reed-Campbell Office Specialist  801-245-7232
Historic Preservation
Roger Roper 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
Public History
Holly George Co-Managing Editor,
Utah Historical Quarterly
Jedediah Rogers Co-Managing 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 Librarian/Collections Specialist  801-245-7235
Melissa Coy Historical Collections Curator  801-245-7236
Nate Goodman Collections Tech. (Volunteer)  801-245-7237
Heidi Tak Digital Librarian  801-245-7252
Greg Walz Research Center Manager  801-245-7258
Rebekah Abbott Archival Technician  801-245-7237
Megan Weiss Archival Technician  801-245-7237
Chase Roberts Archival Technician  801-245-7237