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Utah mining records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3973

Scope and Contents note

Group of manuscripts and printed items: 1. Grecian Bend claim in Ophir District. Copy of location notice, 1870. 1 page. 2. First Southern Extension, Sunbeam Lode, Tintic Mining Dist., Juab Co. Location notice, 1870. 2 pages. 3. Deseret, Rush Valley Mining District, Tooele Co. Location notice, 1883. 4. Certified notice from Emily B. Dods, Tooele Co., recorder, that there are no transfers of record of the Black Dragon, Lehi, Rattler, Blue Rock, Combination, Carbonate, & Gipsy Mari mining claims, Dugway Mining District from Aug. 12, 1892 to Dec 14, 1894. 5. Manuscript letter from A. Butts to Mr. & Mrs. Walquist, from Mercur, Utah, 1894, detailing difficulties of finding sober mining help. 2 pages. 6. T. L. S. from J. G. Jacobs, of the Salt Lake & Mercur Railroad Co., 1903, offering $30,000 for the entire property owned by the Wonder Gold Mining Company. 7. Mercur. Map of Camp Floyd Mining district and West Dip, Utah, comp. by Charles Mostyn Owen, 24 by 29.5 inches, removed from a pamphlet issued by the Rio Grande Western Ry (worn & splitting). 8. South Park Mining & Development Co. Stock certificate 19222, with mining vignette. Cancelled. 9. Sketch map of Eastern part, Park City District. Printed sheet, with map on one side, & general information--1941 with stock information about various mining companies on verso. A few age spots & light wear.


  • Other: 1870-1941

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 the Utah mining records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



A collection of manuscripts and items related to various mining companies and mines in Utah, 1870-1941.

Custodial History note

Purchased from the Bohling Book Company in 1990.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Purchased; Bohling Book Company; 1990.

Appraisal note

Western American business and labor industry (Collection development policy for 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts, August 2007).

Processing Information note

Processed; H. Christine Swindler; 15 June 2007.

Register of Utah mining records
Karen Glenn and H. Christine Swindler, student processors and John Murphy, curator
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