Series 512
Office of the State Auditor Journals

Dates: 1890-1943.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Scope and Content

These accounting journals record monthly receipt and disbursement of funds. Expenditures are noted for a wide range of entities: counties, state officers, courts, state agencies, universities, charitable relief, etc. Entries note to which account they are charged (e.g. county sundries, territorial district school tax, etc.) and the nature of the expenditure, whether for salaries, freight, maintenance, capture of fugitives, animal bounties, etc. Various appropriations and receipts are also noted: state lands, hog cholera fund, cigarette stamps, motor vehicle fees, etc., sometimes specifically citing the legislative act.


Chronological by date.

Related Records

Public documents serial set from the Secretary of State, Series 240, contains a summary of the Auditor's activities including a recapitulation of receipts and disbursements noted more thoroughly here.

Administrative records from the Office of the State Auditor, Series 514, contain discussion of many of the warrants recorded in these daily journals.

Letterbooks from the Office of the State Auditor, Series 3976, contain discussion of many of the warrants recorded in these daily account journals.

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 Arlene Schmuland in March 2002.

Indexing Terms

  • Financial records—Utah

Container List

1 1890 - 1896
2 1896 - 1900
3 1903 - 1914
4 1905 - 1907
5 1907 - 1915
6 1915 - 1927
7 1927 - 1934
8 1934 - 1941
9 1941 - 1943

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.