the Research Center

The Research Center is a public research facility operated by the Utah State Archives and Utah State History.

Utah State History
Research manuscripts, photographs, books, maps, and online resources about Utah and the West.
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Utah State Archives
Research historic state and local government records in Utah, from 1850 to today.
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Located within the historic Denver & Rio Grande Depot.
300 S. Rio Grande St.
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1182
Free public parking on the north side.


Closed Friday, October 2, 2015 for the Annual Utah State History Conference.

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Closed state holidays

Contact Us


(801) 533-3535


(801) 533-3504

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Utah State Archives research on documents, records, photographs and maps created by government agencies.

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When You Visit

All books, manuscripts, photographs, maps and records are non-circulating and must be used in the Research Center. Photocopies are generally allowed and available as a self-service. When visiting, patrons must register annually and agree to abide by the following rules: