Series 13372
Governor Bangerter First lady's speeches

Dates: 1985-1992.

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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

This series consists of the speeches given by Colleen Bangerter, wife of Governor Norman H. Bangerter. As the Governor's wife, Colleen Bangerter served as an advocate of the administration and was a sought-after speaker by schools, clubs, and civic groups. She regularly spoke at dedications, conferences, and luncheons. Mrs. Bangerter served on a number of task forces to fight drug abuse, a topic which became a common theme in her speeches. She was also a proponent of strong families and volunteerism, other common topics in this series. Occasionally the speech text is accompanied by correspondence from the host group or a copy of the activity program.


Alphabetical by the name of event at which the speech was given or by name of the group to whom she spoke.

Related Records

First lady's correspondence from the Governor Bangerter, Series 12409, contains correspondence with many of these same groups and on the same topics.

First lady's subject files from the Governor Bangerter, Series 22003, contains background information on these groups and Mrs. Bangerter's participation in them.

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

Following the Governor's mansion fire in December 1993, this series was transferred to the archives. The series was alphabetized, archivally processed, and filmed in 1994.

Indexing Terms

  • Voluntarism—Utah.
  • Drug abuse—Utah—Prevention.
  • Family—Utah.
  • Utah—Politics and government.

Container List

1 1 1 Adult Leaders School; Aging Conference
1 1 2 Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention Conference, Washington D.C.; Alcohol & Drug Awareness Conference, St. George
1 1 3 Alta View Hospital Women's Center Opening; American Cancer Society; Assistance League of Salt Lake City
1 1 4 Bloomington Country Club Ladies Association; Bountiful Convalescent Center Olympiatrics; Caregivers; Child Abuse Conference
1 1 5 Children's Museum Soviet Art Opening; Christmas Tree Lighting; Coalition for Utah Families; Constitution Celebration; Cyprus High School
1 1 6 Day at the Legislature; Days of '47; Dixie Women's Conference
1 1 7 Drug Abuse Assemblies
1 1 8 Drug Control Policy Conference; Family Violence Conference; Farmington Elementary
1 1 9 Federally Employed Women's Organization; Federation for Drug Free Youth; First Ladies Luncheon
1 1 10 Fort Douglas Historical Park Dedication; Fort Douglas Officers' Wives Club; Garden Clubs
1 1 11 Granite School District; Granite School District Volunteer Workshop; Grantsville High School Graduation; Head Start Conference; Heritage Foundation; Health Care Reform Movement
1 1 12 Homemaking teachers; Hospice Organizations
1 1 13 Hurricane Highschool Class of 1986
1 1 14 Institutes of Religion; Kennedy Junior High; Kiwanis Club of Salt Lake
1 1 15 Lakeview Hospital Substance Abuse Unit Dedication; Legal Secretaries; Lincoln's Birthday; Literacy Volunteers of America Conference
1 1 16 Managing for Excellence Conference; McKay-Dee Hospital
1 1 17 Medical Association Auxiliary Conference; Midvale Ladies Community Club and Murray Women's Club; Midvalley Elementary; Monte Vista School McGruff Program; Moroni L. Jensen Distinguished Service Award
1 1 18 National Governors' Association Spouses; National Guard; Northwest Intermediate School
1 1 19 Orem Woman's Club; Parental Involvement Kick-off; Parent-Teacher Associations
1 1 20 Paulos, Gus?Distinguished Service Award, Highland Ridge Hospital; Prescribing Conference for Physicians; Red Ribbon Rallies
1 1 21 Republicans
1 1 22 Riverdale Lions Club; Salt Lake Council of Women; Salt Lake County Foster Grandparents; Senior Companion Recognition Banquet; Sixth Army Resource Management Conference
1 1 23 Southern Utah State College Lecture Series; Strengthening the Family Conference; Substance Abuse Conference
1 1 24 Tooele Army Depot Rainbow Week; Tooele Junior High School; United Way
1 1 25 University of Utah School on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies; Utah Association of Senior Centers and Nutrition Programs; Utah Medical Association; Utah Valley Community College Women's Conference
1 1 26 Volunteers
1 1 27 Weber County Federation; Weber State University Convocation for Non-Traditional Students; West Valley Chamber of Commerce; Women's Legislative Council; Woods Cross High School Project Team Work Seminar

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.