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Deseret Bank financial records, 1871-1990

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3686 Series 2

Scope and Contents

Contains the records of the Deseret Bancorporation from 1871 to 1990. These records pertain to the history of the bank and include financial documents, legal records, reports, correspondence, newspaper clippings, agreements, account books, cashier's checks, receipts, and minute books. Also included are guest books from branch openings or anniversaries, and papers regarding the bank's involvement in the community.


  • 1871-1990


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Deseret Bank records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Administrative History

From the Collection:

Deseret Bancorporation became a holding company in Utah County, Utah, in 1977, and later became Deseret Bank on May 1, 1982.

The Bank of Pleasant Grove, State Bank of Lehi, and Mountain View Bank formed a holding company called Deseret Bancorporation, which was completed in 1977. Deseret Bancorporation opened another bank named Geneva State Bank. These four banks later became branches of Deseret Bank on May 1, 1982. Deseret Bank was then the largest independent bank in Utah County. In 1990, Deseret Bank merged into First Security System.


6 folders

11 cartons

12 boxes

11 oversize boxes

2 ledgers

Language of Materials