Series 1164
State Planning Board Administrative reports

Dates: 1934-1940.

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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 reports were created by or for the Utah State Planning Board, from 1934 to 1941. Various agencies prepared reports of their work and submitted them to the planning board to review and use in their research for state improvements. The Civil Works Administration, the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works, the National Resources Board, the Public Works Administration, and the Works Progress Administration are agencies that worked closely with the State Planning Board and submitted reports. The series includes the following types of reports: public works' project inventories; reviews of planning work and completed projects; reports on state policies; biennial reports to the governor; a report on wildlife restoration; tax reports; and agency reports on statistical research.


Alphabetical by agency, thereunder chronological.

Related Records

Administrative correspondence from the State Planning Board, Series 1161, contains correspondence from these agencies.

City and county planning reports from the State Planning Board, Series 1172, has a survey on city and county zoning.

Maps from the State Planning Board, Series 5597, has many maps regarding state planning.

Administrative reference reports from the State Planning Board, Series 21973, contain additional reports.

National Resources Board bulletins from the State Planning Board, Series 21984, contain additional reports.

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

Processed by M. Call in June 1999. The series was microfilmed in 2002 with the hard copy destroyed as it lacked intrinsic value.

Indexing Terms

  • United States. Works Progress Administration.
  • Regional planning—Utah.
  • Utah—Land use—Planning.
  • Utah—Water resources development—Research.
  • Utah—Public works—Research.
  • Utah—Transportation—Planning.

Container List

1 1 1 Armory Board; 1940; Minutes and reports
1 1 2 Civil Works Administration report; 1935
1 1 3 Department of Fish and Game; Report on wildlife restoration
1 1 4 Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works; 1934; State planning status of organization and work;
1 1 5 National Resources Board; 1934; Public works report for the state of Utah
1 1 6 National Resources Board; 1935; Research Committee on Urbanism, Survey on city and county zoning
1 1 7 Public Works Administration; 1935; Inventory of projects
1 1 8 State Planning Board; 1934; Preliminary reports on a state plan
1 1 9 State Planning Board; 1934; Preliminary staff reports
1 2 1 State Planning Board; 1934; Review of planning work
1 2 2 State Planning Board; 1935, Apr.; A State Plan for Utah, Progress report
1 2 3 State Planning Board; 1935, June; Review of work
1 2 4 State Planning Board; 1935, Oct; Preliminary statement on possible sources of low cost power for Salt Lake region
1 2 5 State Planning Board; 1935, Dec; First report on state policies
1 2 6 State Planning Board; 1935-1936; Progress report
1 2 7 State Planning Board; Accompanying pamphlets
2 2 8 State Planning Board; 1936; Facts concerning Utah from the 1930 census report
1 2 9 State Planning Board; 1936; Report to governor
1 3 1 State Planning Board; 1937-1938; Project pending reports
2 3 2 State Planning Board; 1939; WPA tax survey progress report
1 3 3 State Planning Board; 1939-1940; Biennial reports
2 3 4 Various agencies to the State Planning Board; 1934; Record of research and statistical projects
2 3 5 Various agencies to the State Planning Board; 1935-1938; Progress reports
2 3 6 Works Progress Administration; 1935; Conference report
2 3 7 Works Progress Administration; 1935; Tabulation by counties of WPA Projects
2 3 8 Works Progress Administration; 1936; Report on the status of research and statistical projects
2 3 9 Works Progress Administration; 1937; Projects 1028 and 6001 progress report
2 3 10 Works Progress Administration; 1939; Project Proposals

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