Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 19314

Centennial Commission (1947) Committee minutes

Dates: 1945-1947.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

This series is made up of minutes recorded at meetings of individual committees making up the Utah Centennial Commission, created in 1939 to commemorate the advent of the pioneers into the Salt Lake Valley. These typewritten minutes are an official record of meetings of committees and sub-committees. Typical entries note the date, time meeting convened and adjourned, and location of the meeting as well as the names of committee members in attendance or absent. Also recorded are the nature of the business discussed, plans presented, suggestions made, and actions taken (i.e., motions made, votes taken, decisions made, assignments made, etc.). In some cases a meeting agenda and notification letters are included.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by committee name, thereunder chronological

Research Note

Duplicate progress reports are included.

Related Records

Minutes from the Centennial Commission (1947), Series 19313, include minutes of the Centennial Commission.

Custody History

Records of the Centennial Commission originally were deposited with the Utah Historical Society, which in 1949 was designated by Governor J. Bracken Lee as the official repository for the records of the commission. The newly independent Utah State Archives retained custody of the records following its removal from the Historical Society in 1969.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

Archival processing of these records was completed in January 2000 by W. Glen Fairclough, Jr. The minutes subsequently were microfilmed in September 2002.

Indexing Terms

  • Utah—Centennial celebrations, etc.

Container List

REEL BOX FOLDER DESCRIPTION
1 1 1 Arts Committee; April 27, 1946-April 29, 1947
1 1 2 Arts Committee; Drama Subcommittee; Oct. 27, 1945-Sept. 3, 1946
1 1 3 Arts Committee; Pageants Subcommittee; Aug. 17, 1945-April 27, 1946
1 1 4 Arts Committee; Parades Subcommittee; April 30, 1946-July 1, 1947
1 1 5 Arts Committee; Planning Conference Committee; July 20, 1946
1 1 6 Beautification Committee; Oct. 5, 1945-June 6, 1947
1 1 7 Beautification Committee; Clean-up, Paint-up, Fix-up Subcommittee; Jan. 22, 1946-Sept. 10, 1946
1 1 8 Beautification Committee; Landscaping Subcommittee; Feb. 12, 1946-Sept. 13, 1946
1 1 9 Beautification Committee; Planning and Zoning Subcommittee; July 10, 1946-Sept. 11, 1946
1 1 10 Beautification Committee; Public Relations Subcommittee; May 29, 1946
1 1 11 Exposition Committee; Feb. 12, 1947
1 1 12 Financial and Building Committees, joint meeting; Dec. 27, 1946
1 1 13 Historical Committee; June 8, 1945-Feb. 10, 1947
1 1 14 Music Committee; Oct. 29, 1945-Nov. 25, 1946
1 1 15 Publicity and Promotion Committee; Dec. 6, 1946-Aug. 1, 1947
1 1 16 Sports Committee; Sept. 21, 1944-Oct. 18, 1945