Series 183
Governor Bamberger Administrative records

Dates: 1913-1920.

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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 is a compilation of various events that took place during and before Governor Bamberger's term. It contains records of miscellaneous correspondence, appointments, Indian War Veterans fund, and land settlement records. It also consists of microfilmed scrapbooks of newspaper clippings of Bamberger's political happenings, prohibition, World War I, agriculture, coal shortage, railroads, and other events during his term. This series gives a taste of the important political issues facing Governor Bamberger.


Grouped by document type or subject.

Related Records

Water rights and irrigation records from the Governor Bamberger, Series 185, contain additional information on obtaining irrigable land for returning soldiers.

Indian War veterans' fund records from the Board of Examiners, Series 323, contain papers relating to the distribution of pension funds to Indian War Veterans or their widows.

Coal shortage investigation records from the Governor Bamberger, Series 21962, include more information relating to the coal shortage.

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

This series was processed by Wendy Checketts in 1999. Filming was completed in 2002 and the container list updated.

Indexing Terms

  • Bamberger, Simon, 1846?-1926
  • Prohibition—Utah.
  • Utah—Politics and government.
  • Utah—Military pensions.
  • Utah—Land settlement.

Container List

1 none none Scrapbook, 1913-1914
2 none none Scrapbook, Miscellaneous
3 none none Scrapbook, 1916
4 none none Scrapbook, 1916-1934
5 none none Scrapbook, 1917
6 none none Scrapbook, 1917
7 2 1 Governor's contingent fund book
8 1 1 Claims
8 1 2 Indian War Pensions
8 1 3 Miscellaneous correspondence
8 1 4 Political appointments
8 1 5 Soldier Land Settlement

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.