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Research Resources


In addition to our Collections and Digital Collections, explore the resources below for more information on Utah History. Contact the Research Center for additional research needs.


History_Stacks2Utah State Historical Society Publications

Search books and periodicals published over the years by the Utah State Historical Society



History_childrenHistory to Go

Utah History to Go also offers information about interesting facts and lessons about Utah history, biographies of famous Utahns, and a comprehensive bibliography to help you with your Utah history quest.



Utah_GameI Love History

Kids love history too! The I Love History site has resources and interactive activities for kids of all ages.



History_CemeteriesCemeteries Database

Search cemetery and burial records from cemeteries throughout Utah.




History_MonumentMarkers and Monuments

Search markers and monuments throughout Utah and some western states.




Historic Buildings Research

Utah’s State Historic Preservation Office assists communities, agencies, and the general public in researching, surveying, designating, and treating their historic buildings and structures


History_SanbornMapsSanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps contain property information and history for many cities throughout Utah. Check out digitized Sanborn maps hosted by the University of Utah Marriott Library. Also, come to our Research Center to see hard copy Sanborn maps.


Mountain West Digital LibraryHistory_MWDL

The Mountain West Digital Library contains thousands of images from Utah institutions as well as other institutions throughout the west. As an access portal, MWDL allows patrons to search multiple institutional collections as the same time.



History_NewspapersUtah Digital Newspapers

Search numerous Utah newspapers at Utah Digital Newspapers, hosted by the University of Utah Marriott Library. Most of Utah State History’s newspapers are digitized and online at Utah Digital Newspapers.


History_UtahStateArchives2Utah State Archives

The Utah State Archives has records from Territorial and State agencies that can be researched and accessed in the joint Research Center operated by Utah State Archives and Utah State History.




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