District Court (Third District) Civil case trial calendars
Dates: 1871, 1879-1892.
These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
An agency history is available.
Scope and Content
These court calendars provide a list of cases to determine their orderly disposition and trial. Each entry gives the docket number, names of parties involved, the attorneys for each party, the file (case) number, and space called "minutes" for the judge's notes. These penciled notes are extremely brief, for example: "withdrawn," "dismissed," "date set for --," "settled," "continued," " judgments against --," etc. Entries are arranged by docket number for first the fall term and then, starting again with number one, for the winter term. Most are for cases of law or equity.
Chronological by term, thereunder numerical by docket number. Docket numbers begin at number one with each new term.
Case files from the District Court (Third District), Series 9802, contain case files cited in these calendars.
Trial calendars were maintained by the court clerk appointed by the district court judge. At statehood, the county clerk was designated ex-officio court clerk. The calendars remained in the custody of the county/district court clerk until their transfer to the Utah State Archives.
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.
The 1879 court calendar was recorded beginning on page 200 of an unrelated bankruptcy register, series 3223; it was filmed separately. That volume was archivally processed by A.C. Cone, 1990. Additional volumes were located and accessioned in 1992, and the series inventory updated in 1996. Hard copy was destroyed following filming in 1999.
Indexes: There is an alphabetical name index at the beginning of the volume, covering from 1871 thru 1871.
- Court administration—Utah—1879.