Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 20946

Silk Commission Financial records

Dates: 1897-1904.

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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

These records document the bounties paid by the Commission for the promotion of the silk industry. This series consist of yearly financial reports to the Secretary of State for the years 1897 and 1900, warrant requisitions from 1900, and an audit report dated 1904 which assesses the finances and the record-keeping of the Commission from 1896 to 1903. The 1900 financial report to the Secretary of State also includes receipts for reimbursements generated by the Commission.

Arrangement

Chronological by date.

Related Records

Bounty applications from the Silk Commission, Series 1205, describes the bounties paid by the State to individual silk growers.

Biennial reports from the Silk Commission, Series 5880, also contains reports regarding the finances of the Commission.

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

This series was processed by A. B. Schmuland in December 1998.

Indexing Terms

  • Sericulture—Utah.
  • Silk industry—Utah.

Container List

BOX FOLDER DESCRIPTION
1 1 Yearly reports, 1897, 1900
1 2 Warrant requisitions, 1900
MAP-CASE FOLDER DESCRIPTION
8 1 Audit report, 1904