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Collection on the Tintic Mining District

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4082

Scope and Contents

Contains reports, receipts, certificates and other business documents created by or about the Tintic Mining District of Utah. Dated 1873-1925.


  • 1873-1925

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 Collection on the Tintic Mining District must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

The Tintic Mining District (1868-) was the largest mining district of Juab County, Utah.

The Tintic Mining District first started in 1868. It lies about 85 miles south of Salt Lake City in the Tintic Mountains. It is one of the oldest mining camps in Utah. The Tintic district is about six miles long by two miles wide which is divided between Utah and Juab counties. The district mined for gold, silver, copper, and other minerals. It was heavily active from 1869 to 1917.


11 folders (0.3 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Custodial History

Folders 1-10 purchased by the Bohling Book Company in 1990 folders 1-10. Folder 11 purchased from Benchmark Books in April 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Bohling Book Company; 1990.

Benchmark Books; April 15, 2014.


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

Processing Information

Processed; H. Christine Swindler; June 27, 2007.

Register of Collection on the Tintic Mining District
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