Deseret Chemical Depot collection, 1942-1943  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Deseret Chemical Depot (U.S.)
Deseret Chemical Depot collection
1942-1943 (inclusive)
1 box, (0.25 linear feet)
Collection Number
The Deseret Chemical Depot collection contains documents regarding the establishment and founding of the Depot.
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
Telephone: 801-581-8863
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this Collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Deseret Chemical Depot was a facility in Tooele, Utah that acted as storage for chemical weapons, chemical disposal and chemical weapon research and development. The facility was closed in April, 2013

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Deseret Chemical Depot collection contains a facility layout plan as well some reports and correspondence regarding the Depot.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Deseret Chemical Depot collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Deseret Chemical Depot collection, Accn 2880, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations: Accn 2880.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 Layout, reports and correspondence 1942-1943

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Chemical weapons disposal--Utah--Deseret Chemical Depot--Management
  • Hazardous waste sites--Utah--Deseret Chemical Depot--Management
  • Corporate Names :
  • Deseret Chemical Depot (U.S.)