State Planning Board Advisory commission on prison removal correspondence
These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
An agency history is available.
Scope and Content
The Planning Board, through State Advisory Commission secretary and planning board director, Sumner Margetts, worked to select, acquire, and develop the site for the new State Prison. The prison at Sugarhouse was to be relocated and the new site was to be chosen by the committee. This series contains the correspondence received and sent by the commission and covers such subjects as construction, law enforcement, notices of meetings, options granted to the commission to purchase land, proposed projects, the point-of-the-mountain site, and the Sugarhouse site.
Alphabetical by subject, thereunder chronological.
Advisory commission on prison removal records from the State Planning Board, Series 21991, contains reports, agreements, and minutes.
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 June 1999 and microfilmed with the hard copy destroyed in 2002.
- Prison industries—Utah.
- Utah—Prison administration.
|1||1||Blood, Governor Henry H.|
|1||2||Construction of State Prisons|
|1||3||Corrections, Board of|
|1||4||General correspondence; 1938|
|1||5||General correspondence; 1939|
|1||6||General correspondence; 1940|
|1||8||Notice of meeting|
|1||12||Point-of-the-mountain; drainage system|
|1||13||Point-of-the-mountain; Railroad spur|
|1||14||Point-of-the-mountain; Water rights|
|1||15||State Land Board|
|1||16||Sugarhouse prison site|