Digital Utah

Find digital resources of historical significance from a variety of digital collections in Utah. Some of the collections material is rare, hard-to-find and may be unavailable anywhere else. You can find digitized photographs, manuscripts texts, maps, audio & video recordings, transcripts, books, yearbooks, newspapers, theses and dissertations, and digital exhibits, as well as "born digital" items.

Each of these collections provide free, online access to digitized material. Copyright terms may exist.

Utah's Digital Collections
Brigham Young University Digital Collection Brigham Young University Digital Collections

The Digital Collections from BYU's Harold B. Lee Library contains multi-media and images, theses and dissertations, scholarly periodicals, text collections, and newspapers.
DigitalCommons@USU Report Cover DigitalCommons@USU

DigitalCommons@USU provides open access to scholarly works, research, reports, publications, and courses produced by Utah State University faculty, staff, students, and others. Coordinated by the Merrill-Cazier Library, USU's digital repository joins other universities worldwide in the ongoing development of new knowledge.
Institute for Clean and Secure Energy Logo Institute for Clean and Secure Energy (ICSE) Digital Repository

The repository contains digital resources (reports, papers, maps, images, movies, data, etc.) related to ICSE research areas, North American unconventional fuels (oil shales, oil sands and heavy oil), and coal resources.
University of Utah Logo J. Willard Marriott Library Digital Collections

The J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah hosts more than 100 oustanding digital collections, containing over 1 million digital photographs, newspapers, maps, books, audio recordings, and other items. Find historical photographs, texts and manuscripts, exhibits, newspapers, and other historically significant resources. Browse by topic or collection or search by keyword.
Mountain West Digital Library Historical Clothing Collection Red Shoe Mountain West Digital Library (MWDL)

The Mountain West Digital Library is an aggregation of digital collections from universities, colleges, public libraries, museums, and historical societies in Utah, Nevada, and Idaho. Search by text, image, video, or audio. You can also browse by collection or MWDL partner.
Southern Utah University--Photo of Bridge near Hurricane by R.D. Adams Southern Utah University Digital Collections

Digital photographs, manuscripts, books, archives, and exhibits from Southern Utah University's Gerald R. Sherratt Library."Voices of the Colorado Plateau" is an online multimedia museum exhibit featuring oral history recordings and historic photographys that document life on the Colorado Plateau.
USpace Institutional Repository Logo USpace, The University of Utah's Institutional Repository

The Institutional Repository Initiative is a collaborative project between the libraries at the University of Utah and the University community. The mission is to collect, maintain, preserve, record, and provide access to the intellectual capital and output of the University of Utah, to reflect the University's excellence, and to share that work with others. You can search for and download scholarly articles, theses and dissertations, undergraduate honors projects, working papers, reports, and more.
Utah American Indian Digital Archive - Shoshone Moccasins

Utah American Indian Digital Archive (UAIDA)

UAIDAis a gateway to the best resources regarding Utah’s Indian tribes. With articles, books, government documents, tribal documents, oral histories, photographs, and maps pertaining to the Northwestern Shoshone, Goshute, Paiute, Utah Navajo, White Mesa Ute, and Northern Ute Indians.
Utah Digital Map Library Utah Digital Map Library

Online maps of Utah and the surrounding territories from the United States Digital Map Library. The United States Digital Map Library is a USGenWeb Archives project, developed in April of 1999. The goal of the United States Digital Map Library is to make available to genealogists, useful, readable, high quality maps.
Utah Digital Newspapers: Image of the Washington County News from 8/9/23 Utah Digital Newspapers

This digital collection contains more than 50 newspapers from Utah. Titles range in date from the 1850s to the 1960s. The digitized newspapers in this website may be browsed by issue or searched by keywords, article titles, weddings, deaths, and births.  Search all newspapers, select a specific newspaper or browse by county. This project was funded by the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and digitized at the University of Utah.
Utah Government Publications Online Utah Government Publications Online

Utah Government Publications Online provides easy and permanent access to Utah state publications. The website is designed for the general public, state agencies, and library visitors throughout the state for finding and accessing Utah government produced information.
Utah Ski Archives Logo Utah Ski Archives

The archives document the evolution of the sport and industry, including the history of ski competition on local, national, and international levels. The archives have been designated as the repository for the Salt Lake Winter Olympics Games Bid Committee records.
Utah State Archives Series 17170 Utah State Archives Digital Collections

A small but growing collection from the holdings of the Utah State Archives made available for online research. Collections include historical material from: Board of Pardons, Division of Animal Industry, Division of Corporations and Commercial Code, Legislature. House, Lieutenant Governor, Vital Records and Statistics, and the Governors of Utah Digital Collection.
Utah State History - Schools of Salt Lake Valley, Dewey School Utah State History - Online Photos

A photograph collection from the holdings of Utah State History made available for online research. Includes historical material from: City Engineers Photographic Collection, Civilian Conservation Corps, Classified Photograph Collection, Philo T. Farnsworth Television Tubes Collection, Shippler Commercial Photograph Collection, Governor Olympic Photograph Collection, Olympic Legacy Collection and more.
USU Digital Initiative Collage Utah State University Digital Initiative

The USU Digital Initiative digitizes materials owned by Utah State University Libraries and hosts them on the web. Find historical photographs, texts and manuscripts, audio recordings and transcripts, digital exhibits, newspapers, yearbooks, theses and dissertations, and hard-to-find government and scientific reports.
WSU Stewart Library Digital Collections - Thomas D. Dee Marriage Register Weber State University Stewart Library Digital Collections

The Stewart Library Digital Collections site was created in 2007, through the generosity of the Stewart Education Foundation.
Find historical collections, marriage registers, correspondence, photographs, annual reports, yearbooks, oral histories, and more.
Western Waters Digital Library Western Waters Digital Library (WWDL)

Launched in 2003, the Western Waters Digital Library (WWDL) contains government reports, classic water literature, legal transcripts, water project records, personal papers, photographic collections, and video materials about the Columbia, Colorado, Platte, and Rio Grande river basins. The WWDL is a collaborative regional project created by twelve university libraries in eight western states.