Series 13687
Salt Lake City (Utah). City Court Civil case registers of action defendants index

Dates: 1902-1968.

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

Scope and Content

Defendants indexes provide name access to the REGISTERS OF ACTION created by the City Court. Handwritten entries were recorded in columns in separately numbered volumes, with separate columns for date, defendant, plaintiff, and case number.


Chronological, thereunder alphabetical

Arrangement is chronological, thereunder alphabetical by first two letters of the last name on separate pages created for each letter combination. Complete alphabetization was not attempted beyond the first two letters, and cases were entered onto the proper page as they were filed.

Research Note

The microfilm copy of volume 3, filmed on Reel 1, does not include cases from the letter "L". These were included on reel 2, along with a refilming of cases from the letter "M", continuing to the end of the volume.

Related Records

Civil case registers of actions from Salt Lake City (Utah). City Court, Series 4861, are indexed by this series.

Civil case registers of action plaintiffs index from Salt Lake City (Utah). City Court, Series 13688, indexes adverse parties.

Custody History

Records were transferred to the archives by the Salt Lake County Clerk in 1968.

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

The series was assigned a permanent retention in 1983. Bound volumes were destroyed after microfilming in 1994. Archival processing was completed in 1994 by Steven R. Wood.

Indexing Terms

  • Actions and defenses--Salt Lake City (Utah).
  • Salt Lake City (Utah)--Trials, litigation, etc.

Container List

1 1902-1921; A-M
2 1902-1921; L-Z
2 1921-1925
3 1926-1930
3 1931-1932; A-Sa
4 1931-1932; Sa-Z
4 1933-1941
5 1942-1950
5 1951-1953; A-Ho
6 1951-1953; Ho-Z
6 1954-1956
6 1957-1959; A
7 1957-1959; B-Z
7 1960-1962; A-Mc
8 1960-1962; Me-Z
8 1963-1965
9 1966-1968

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