State Planning Board Economic statistics
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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
An agency history is available.
Scope and Content
Due to increasing requests from outside sources, the State Planning Board compiled these statistics on Utah's resources and economic activities with the assistance of the Works Progress Administration. These compilations are a summary of statistical data for each county giving information on its population, employment, agriculture, power, water, manufacturing, retail and wholesale distribution, taxation, public welfare, and education. Also included is a general summary that has combined the county information into a state statistical report.
Alphabetical by county.
Agricultural studies from the State Planning Board, Series 1165, has agricultural studies.
Education reports from the State Planning Board, Series 1168, has various reports on primary, secondary, and higher education.
Power resources records from the State Planning Board, Series 1173, has reports that detail Utah's power use.
Public welfare reports from the State Planning Board, Series 1181, has studies on state welfare.
Maps from the State Planning Board, Series 5597, has maps on county population, industry, agriculture, education, and power.
Industrial resources from the State Planning Board, Series 22009, has reports on Utah's manufacturing and industry.
Population studies from the State Planning Board, Series 22015, has detailed reports on population.
State government studies from the State Planning Board, Series 22016, has more information on government expenses.
This series is classified as Public.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
This series was processed by M. Call in March 1999. It was microfilmed for reference use in 2003. Hard copy was not retained; box and folder headings serve merely to index items on the film.
- United States. Works Progress Administration.
- Utah—Infrastructure (economics).
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