Series 5880
Silk Commission Biennial reports

Dates: 1899-1904.

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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 consists of the biennial reports to the Governor. The reports discuss the finances, advocacy efforts, support provided to silk growers, production achievements and the future plans of the Commission in the attempt to promote the production of silk in Utah.


Chronological by date.

Related Records

Public documents serial set from the Secretary of State, Series 240, contains copies of the first, second, and third biennial reports for the years 1899 to 1904.

Bounty applications from the Silk Commission, Series 1205, contains the individual silk growers' production reports.

Financial records from the Silk Commission, Series 20946, provides broader documentation regarding the finances of the Commission.

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

Our holdings under this series contain the 1903 to 1904 report only. The others are available through series 240.

Processing Note

This series was archivally processed by Arlene Schmuland in December 1998.

Indexing Terms

  • Sericulture—Utah.
  • Silk industry—Utah.

Container List

1 1899 - 1904

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.