Series 23749
Educational Survey Committee Minutes

Dates: 1939-1940.

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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

This series contains official minutes and transcripts of meetings and public hearings held by the Utah Educational Survey Committee. The Committee was a fact finding body appointed in 1939 by Governor Henry H. Blood. Their purpose was to identify significant problems of public education in Utah and to produce a report for presentation to the Governor "on or before July 1, 1940." Agenda, attendance rolls, invitations, and relevant correspondence are also included.


Alphabetical by subject

Related Records

Correspondence from the Governor Blood, Series 186, contains Governor Henry H. Blood's incoming and outgoing correspondence, including some pertaining to the Utah Educational Survey Committee.

Correspondence from the Educational Survey Committee, Series 1216, documents the communications that flowed between the Utah Educational Survey Committee members, its research director, and local and national educational bodies.

Research records from the Educational Survey Committee, Series 1217, contain informational data gathered by the Utah Educational Survey Committee. Bulk of information was obtained by questionnaires dispersed to educators throughout the state.

Report from the Educational Survey Committee, Series 23746, contains a one volume report published by the Utah Educational Survey Committee.

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 Anissa Taylor in May 2001.

Indexing Terms

  • Educational evaluation--Utah.
  • Higher education and state--Utah.
  • Education and state--Utah.
  • Educational change--Utah.
  • Utah--Education--Aims and objectives.

Container List

1 1 Hearings
1 2 Hearing Held Before Educational Survey Committee of Utah, 25 Nov 1939
1 3 Hearing Number Three, Federal Activities in Education in Utah
1 4 Meetings
1 5 Minutes
1 6 Minutes of the Educational Survey Committee, (Minute Book)

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.