Series 22508
Governor Bangerter Capital for a day records

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

These records summarize Governor Bangerter's "Capital for a Day" program, including his "Open Door" meetings. "Capital for a Day" involves the governor spending a day periodically in a community somewhere in Utah. While in the community, he meets with local officials, business leaders, and community leaders, and has an open-door session with individual citizens to learn the concerns and viewpoints of his constituents. These records include the declaration of a particular community as "capital for a day", daily schedule, background materials on the community, "Open Door" meeting notes and follow-up correspondence, and newspaper clippings pertaining to the day.


Alphabetical by community of meeting.

Related Records

Press secretary's records from the Governor Bangerter, Series 10180, includes similar records on "Open Door" meetings.

Custody History

The material was taken by the governor when he left office and delivered to the Archives by former governor Bangerter in September 1999.

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

Processing was completed by A.C. Cone in December 1999. Filming was completed in March 2001 with the paper copy destroyed following filming.

Indexing Terms

  • Bangerter, Norman H. (Norman Howard), 1933-.
  • State-local relations—Utah.

Container List

1 1985 - 1992

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.