Series 21979
State Planning Board Administrative speeches and press releases

Dates: 1934-1939.

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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

The State Planning Board worked with the press to inform the public about problems and programs of the state. The board also collected press releases and radio scripts that were pertinent to their studies. This series contains newspaper clippings, news releases, public speeches, and radio addresses. Included is information about the state's mining programs, national planning conferences, land use planning, soil conservation, reclamation, Bear River bird refuge, public health, National Park Service, farm tenancy, and recreation.


The series is arranged alphabetically by type. The newspaper clippings and radio addresses are thereunder arranged chronologically, and the newspaper releases and public speeches are alphabetical by title.

Related Records

Agricultural studies from the State Planning Board, Series 1165, This series has farm tenancy reports.

Health reports from the State Planning Board, Series 1169, Health records have information on health facility problems.

Mining studies from the State Planning Board, Series 1175, contains additional records related to the mining industry.

Water resources reports from the State Planning Board, Series 1180, This series has water reclamation 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. Due to the lack of intrinsic value of these records, it was recommended that this series be filmed and destroyed. The series was microfilmed, with hard copy destroyed in 2002.

Indexing Terms

  • Regional planning—Utah.
  • Soil conservation—Utah.
  • Utah—Mines and mineral resources.
  • Utah—Land use—Planning.
  • Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge (Utah).

Container List

1 1 Newspaper clippings
1 2 Newspaper releases
1 3 Public speeches
1 4 Radio addresses; State Planning Board
1 5 Radio addresses; National Emergency Council

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.