Series 27659
Department of Community and Culture. Division of State History History Blazer

Dates: 1995-1996.

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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

To commemorate the Utah statehood centennial, the Division of State History published a series of articles with highlights from Utah's history in The History Blazer: News of Utah's Past. During 1995, twenty were released each month while 1996 saw fifteen each month. A variety of topics and people were featured from across the nearly one hundred and fifty years of both the territory and state's history.


Chronological by month and year, thereunder numerical.

Related Records

Centennial products from the Utah Statehood Centennial Commission, Series 19200, contains more items produced for the centennial.

Custody History

An incomplete set maintained by the Deseret News was obtained by the Archives in December 2010. A more complete set was moved from Series 19200, Utah Statehood Centennial Commission Centennial products, in March 2011.

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.

Gaps in Series

Numerous individuals articles are missing from the Deseret News set, along with all of January thru October 1995 and January and February 1996. A second set maintained by partner Utah Statehood Centennial Commission appears to be much more complete.

Processing Note

This series was processed by Gina Strack in March 2011.

Indexing Terms

Container List

1 1 1995 Nov
1 2 1995 Dec
1 3 1996 Mar
1 4 1996 Apr
1 5 1996 May
1 6 1996 Jun
1 7 1996 Jul
1 8 1996 Aug
1 9 1996 Sep
1 10 1996 Oct
1 11 1996 Nov
1 12 1996 Dec
2 1 1995 Jan-Dec
2 2 1996 Jan-Dec

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