Office of the State Engineer Employment applications
These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
Scope and Content
This series contains employment applications, correspondence, and agreements between the State Engineer and individuals seeking employment within the government agency tasked with regulating water, irrigation, and dams in the state of Utah. Pre-printed employment applications contain a variety of both personal and professional information on potential job candidates. Correspondences to the State Engineer typically take the form of either letters from applications accompanying their applications, or letters of reference from third-party individuals recommending candidates to the State Engineer. The records in this series are historically significant due to the fact that they help capture working conditions during both the Great Depression and beginning of World War II.
Chronological by date.
Administrative records from the Department of Natural Resources. Division of Water Rights, Series 839, may contain administrative information similar to the records found in this series.
Correspondence from the Department of Natural Resources. Division of Water Rights, Series 839, also contains correspondence from the State Engineer.
Budget operating reports from the Department of Natural Resources. Division of Water Rights, Series 839, may contain administrative office information that is similar to the information found in this series.
Publications requests correspondence from the Office of the State Engineer, Series 839, also contains correspondence records from the State Engineer.
While the primary classification for this series is public, researchers (and Archives staff) should be aware that there is a secondary, private classification governing access. This secondary classification exists to protect any private information that may appear on the employment applications that comprise the bulk of this series.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
The records in this series were processed, and finding aid created, by Jim Kichas in June 2014.
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