Department of Community and Culture. State Library Legislation file
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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
An agency history is available.
Scope and Content
This file documents the federal and state legislative efforts that immediately preceded the establishment of the Utah State Library and influenced the creation and implementation of the Development Services Program which includes rural outreach services such as the bookmobile. The file includes several copies of the Washington Newsletter published by the American Library Association, other state library laws and organizational reports providing a comparison of other state library programs which may have been consulted in planning the Utah State Library, and original correspondence between public officials including a few of Utah's governors regarding the establishment of a State Library and, later, rural outreach programs.
This series is available on microfilm.
Microfiche holdings require staff assistance due to fewer reference copies. Handle masters under supervision.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
Microfiche processed by Rebekkah Shaw under the National Historical Publications and Records Commission grant to the Utah State Archives and Records Services for the Utah Microfiche Backlog Project (Grant No.: NAR10-RB-50086-10). July 2010- December 2011