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W. H. Chamberlin ledger books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8527

Content Description

Materials include seven ledger books kept by W. H. Chamberlin related to mining development in the Utah Territory. Much of what is indicated in the ledgers has to do with individuals mining for ore. Dated 1873-1894.


  • 1873-1894


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 W. H. Chamberlin ledger books must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

W. H. Chamberlin was a businessman in the Utah Territory during at least 1873 to 1894. His business was in the development of mining properties in and around Salt Lake City, Utah.


7 folders (0.2 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Purchased from Nyal Anderson of Beehive Antiques in July 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Nyal Anderson; Beehive Antiques; July 7 2014.


Utah and Western American environmental history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy 1.V, November 2013.)

Processing Information

Processed; Nate Burroughs, intern manuscript processor, and Ryan K. Lee, curator; 2014.

Register of W. H. Chamberlin ledger books
Nate Burroughs
October 4 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
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