Series 21973
State Planning Board Administrative reference reports

Dates: 1935-1940.

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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 reference reports were created by or for the Utah State Planning Board and function as preliminary inventories of the agency's work. Included is an organizational chart from the National Planning Agency; bibliographies and lists of documents used in research; histories of the origin and mission of the board; an index of maps created by the agency; a comprehensive list of reports and corresponding maps; a review of completed reports until 1936; a list of the contents of the agency library in 1936; newspaper clippings; and a copy of the act that created the State Planning Board.

The State Planning Board was created to develop, formulate, and propose plans for the material, economic, and social development of the State. It was primarily an advisory board that generated reports to assist the governor.


This series is arranged by agency, thereunder alphabetically.

Related Records

Administrative reports from the State Planning Board, Series 1164, contain various reports submitted to the board.

Water resources reports from the State Planning Board, Series 1180, were mentioned in reference reports.

Maps from the State Planning Board, Series 5597, contain most of the maps created by the board.

Water resources drainage basin reports from the State Planning Board, Series 20999, were mentioned in the reference 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

Series processed by M. Call in November 1998 and microfilmed for reference use in 2002. Hard copy was not retained following filming as it lacked intrinsic value.

Indexing Terms

  • Regional planning—Utah.
  • Utah—Administrative agencies—Records and correspondence.

Container List

1 1 National Planning Agency; Organizational chart;1936
1 2 State Planning Board; Bibliography of research documents;1936
1 3 State Planning Board; Bibliography of sources on Uintah and Duchesne counties;
1 4 State Planning Board; Histories; 1934 - 1936
1 5 State Planning Board; Index of maps;1936
1 6 State Planning Board; List on contents of library;1936
1 7 State Planning Board; List of reports and maps made by Utah State Planning Board;1940
1 8 State Planning Board; Newspaper clippings; 1935 - 1937
1 9 State Planning Board; Review of completed reports; 1935 - 1936
1 10 State Planning Board; Selective list of references;1937
1 11 State Plannign Board; Utah Senate Bill, an Act creating the Utah State Planning Board;1935

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