The Utah Division of State History – Your Source for Utah History!
University Research Libraries in Utah
Visit your local university library to find secondary sources such as books and articles. Special Collections at each university house primary source materials on a wide range of topics.
Good Places to Find Secondary Sources
More Primary Source Repositories
Museums and Historic Sites
Whether you’re working on a project that focuses on local history, national history, or international history, you’ll need both primary and secondary resources to make your project complete. Here are just some of the great places you can look for resources for your project.
If you would like to be added to this list of resources please email UtahHistoryDay@gmail.com.
| We are excited that you’ve decided to do a project for Utah History Day! Thousands of Utah students just like you participate in History Day every year. The best advance to compete at the National History Day competition in Washington, D.C.! Will it be you this year? We hope so! But before you can win, you’ve got to get started! Here’s how:
Now that you have thought about the Annual Theme, you can choose a topic to research. History Day projects can focus on Utah, United States, European, or World history.
Make sure that your topic relates clearly to the annual theme, but most importantly, choose a subject that you are passionate about! These are just ideas to help you get your brain started. You are free to choose a topic that does not appear on these lists. The best projects always come from topics that interest you!