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Jess Green collection

Identifier: MSS 3883

Scope and Contents note

Collection has business records of the New Park Mining Company; including correspondence, court documents, product ads and assorted periodicals, maps and graphs, ledgers, security and stock information, employee injury and insurance files, building statements, dividend vouchers, minutes, contracts, reports, etc. between the years 1925 and 1957. Also included are a collection of Mormon history documents, from 1908 to 1921.


  • 1908-1957


Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Jess Green collection records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Jess Green (1939- ) was a mayor of American Fork, Utah.

Jess Green was born on March 24, 1939 in American Fork, Utah. Throughout his life he was active in local government and was eventually elected mayor in 1994 and served for four years. In his spare time he worked as a rare book dealer. He is married to Sondra Read and they have six children.

Administrative History

The New Park Mining Company (1932-1972) was a mining company based in Park City, Utah.

The New Park Mining Company was created in 1932 by the consolidation of three companies: Star of Utah Mining Company, Mayflower Mines Corporation, and Park Galena Mining Company. The company operated mines in Utah including mines in Park City and Keeley. The New Park Mining Company mined ore extracting mainly lead, zinc, and silver from the ore. The New Park Mining Company became the Newpark Resources Inc. in 1972 as the company took a different direction toward oil production.


10 cartons (10 linear ft.)

1 oversize box (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Collection of business records of the New Park Mining Company.

Arrangement note

Arranged into three series: 1. New Park Mining Company business records, 1925-1957. 2. New Park Mining Company financial records, 1925-1957. 3. Jess Green collection of Mormon history materials, 1908-1921.

Custodial History note

Donated by Jess Green in 1990 and 1991.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated; Jess Green; 1990 and 1991.

Appraisal note

19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Processing Information note

Processed; Amanda Clark; July 19, 2007.

Register of Jess Green collection
Karen Glenn and Amanda Clark, student processors and John Murphy, curator
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States