Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 25938

Supreme Court Registers of actions indexes

Dates: 1895-1940.

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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 index books serve as a finding aid for the Registers of Action of the Utah Supreme Court. Index books present in this series correspond to the appropriate register of action book except in the case of book 13 which re-indexes entries found in books 3, 4, and 5.

Arrangement

Numerical by book number.

Related Records

Case files from the Supreme Court, Series 1470, contains certain cases cited by this series.

Utah Reporter from the Supreme Court, Series 1481, contains the officially published opinions of the court

Registers of actions from the Supreme Court, Series 25937, contains the indexes that can be used to access specific entries in this series.

Minute books from the Supreme Court, Series 25964, can be used to trace court actions involving the same set of cases on individual days.

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.

Gaps in Series

While there is an index book covering the case file range 615 to 1255 no corresponding register of action book is known to exist.

Processing Note

This series was archivally processed by Jim Kichas in October 2005. The record books have been kept because of their intrinsic value, determined based on their status as a portion of the relatively few surviving historic records from the Utah Supreme Court.

Indexing Terms

Container List

REEL BOX DESCRIPTION
1 1 Indexes book 1 (cases 1 to 614)
1 3 No corresponding Register of Action book for cases 615 to 1255
1 4 Indexes book 4 (cases 1256 to 1895)
1 5 Indexes book 5 (cases 1896 to 2535)
1 6 Indexes book 6 (cases 2536 to 3157)
1 7 Indexes book 7 (cases 3158 to 3787)
1 8 Indexes book 8 (cases 3788 to 4413)
1 9 Indexes book 9 (cases 4414 to 5053)
1 10 Indexes book 10 (cases 5054 to 5677)
1 11 Indexes book 11 (cases 5678 to 6317)
1 13 Re-indexes book 3, 4, and 5 (cases 616 to 2535)