Series 387
Secretary of State Articles of incorporation amendment record books

Dates: i 1896-1919.

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

Scope and Content

Under the law (Laws of Utah, ch. 87 sec. 2273, 1896), corporations could amend their articles of incorporation by voting to do so at a shareholders meeting, filing the amendment with the same office where the initial articles of incorporation had been filed, and passing a certified copy to the Secretary of State.

These volumes are certified copies acknowledging the filing of amendments with the Secretary of State. The forms, signed and dated by the Secretary of State, declare that the Secretary has received a certificate from the county clerk of the appropriate county noting the amendment of the articles of incorporation. The particulars of the amendment, in full, are typed in.


Chronological by filing date.

Related Records

Incorporation index registers from the Secretary of State, Series 378, indexes amendments to incorporations documented here.

Private companies incorporation record books from the Secretary of State, Series 384, notes original incorporations which may be amended here.

Foreign companies incorporation record book from the Secretary of State, Series 386, notes original incorporations which may be amended here.

Incorporation case files from the Department of Commerce. Division of Corporations and Commercial Code, Series 7184, contains the certified copies of amendments noted here.

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

Archivally processed by A.C. Cone, November 1993. Microfilmed in December 1993.

Finding Aids

Indexes: There are indexes, either as a separate volume or as part of the record book, covering from January 18, 1896 thru July 30, 1917. Indexes: Series 378, INCORPORATION INDEX REGISTERS, record amendment filings in their alphabetical listings,.

Indexing Terms

  • Incorporation—Utah.
  • Trade regulation—Utah.

Container List

1 Index, vol. 1; 1896, Jan. 18-1906, Apr. 5: Vol. 1; Index, vol. 2; 1906, Apr. 12-1909, 9 June: Vol. 2
2 1909, 9 June-1910, Sept. 21: Vol. 2 (Cont.); 1910, Sept. 21-1914, Mar. 2: Vol. 3; 1914, Mar. 4-1916, Oct. 27: Vol. 4
3 1916, Oct. 27-1917, July 20: Vol. 4 (Cont.); 1917, Aug. 6-1919, Mar. 3

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.