Deseret Chemical Depot collection, 1942-1943

Overview of the Collection

Deseret Chemical Depot (U.S.)
Deseret Chemical Depot collection
1942-1943 (inclusive)
0.25 linear feet, (1 box)
Collection Number
ACCN 2880
The Deseret Chemical Depot collection (1942-1943) 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: 8015818863
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

The library does not claim to control copyright for all materials in the collection. An individual depicted in a reproduction has privacy rights as outlined in Title 45 CFR, part 46 (Protection of Human Subjects). For further information, please review the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Use Agreement and Reproduction Request forms.

Preferred Citation

Collection Name, Collection Number, Box Number, Folder Number. Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Ken Sanders Rare Books in 2016.

Processing Note

Processed by Esabelle Khaosanga in 2016.

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.)