Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 22141

Helper (Utah). Cemetery Superintendent Cemetery financial records

Dates: 1912-1970.

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

Scope and Content

This series consists of three sets of financial records related to the financial transactions of the cemetery. The first ledger documents accounts receivable. Ledger columns include the date of the transaction, the name of the person, receipt numbers, and information about perpetual care and lot agreements. The second ledger documents financial transactions in yearly summaries, grouped by transaction type. The third set of records are account sheets for each individual purchaser documenting each individual transaction with the cemetery.

Arrangement

Grouped by transaction type, thereunder chronological.

Related Records

Cemetery plot records from Helper (Utah). Cemetery Superintendent, Series 84794, documents the burials and locations of graves.

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 filmed in 1970. Archival processing was completed by Arlene Schmuland in September 1999.

Finding Aids

Other: The purchaser account sheets are arranged alphabetically by first letter of the purchaser's last name. Each letter of the alphabet is preceded by a list of names appearing on the account sheets.

Indexing Terms

  • Cemeteries—Finance—Helper (Utah).
  • Helper (Utah)—Cemeteries—Recording.

Container List

REEL DESCRIPTION
1 Accounts receivable ledger, 1944-1970; General ledger, 1944-1961; Purchaser account sheets, 1912-1956