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Mines and mineral resources -- Utah -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Stacey Lindsay papers, 1890-1948

Identifier: MSS 5951 Series 1
Scope and Contents note

Includes Robert Lindsay’s personal journals. Journals document his work life, his family life, his activity in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his involvement in the Midvale, Utah community. Found in each journal were ephemeral materials, poetry; religious and political talks, eulogies, and speeches; business and meeting agendas; advertisements; and financial calculations. 1890-1948.

Dates: Other: 1890-1948

J. E. Schwartz letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230324870]
Identifier: MSS SC 2553
Scope and Contents

Handwritten copies of signed letters made in a copy-press book. The items are addressed to various persons in many areas of the United States. The items deal mainly with various business matters including the prospects of successful mining ventures in Utah.

Dates: 1872

Sterling Mining and Milling Company promissory notes

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334390]
Identifier: MSS 1065
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typed and signed promissory notes dated October 1895 and March 1898. The notes are directed to the Commercial National Bank of Salt Lake City, Utah, and to Zion's Savings Bank and Trust Company. The items were signed by prominent Mormon Church officials including apostles and presidents of that religion.

Dates: 1895-1898

Superior Mining Company promissory note

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230334077]
Identifier: MSS 1110
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typewritten and signed promissory note. The company agrees to pay Daniel M. Murchie $175 with interest.

Dates: 1899

Caleb Tanner papers

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 359

Collection includes correspondence, blueprints, surveys, reports, field notes, photographs, and other materials from 1886 to 1932 relating chiefly to the engineering and legal aspects of engineering in Utah in the areas of private irrigation and mining activities. Also included are records of several associations of water users in Utah.

Dates: 1889-1930

Utah Fuel Company records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 154
Scope and Contents Reports, surveys, correspondence, charts, maps, and associated materials. The items relate largely to the coal regions of Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. They deal with coke, diamond drilling, land and leases, machinery and equipment, railroads and railroad services, taxes, assessments, and water supply. Also included are portions of the files of the company's geologists. The collection also includes accounts of mining camp life, expenses, accidents, sanitary conditions,...
Dates: 1890-1919

Utah mining records

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230348903]
Identifier: MSS 3973

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

Dates: Other: 1870-1941

Joseph Robinson Walker papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1783
Scope and Contents

Account books, correspondence, newspaper clippings, a reminiscence of Walker's participation in the Walker War against the Ute Indians in 1853, certificates, legislative acts passed by the Utah Legislature, and minutes of meetings. The materials deal largely with the Walker banking, mining, and business interests in Utah. The correspondence are to and from family members and deal largely with family and business matters.

Dates: 1837-1901

Benjamin Franklin Woodward and Benjamin Spencer Woodward papers

Identifier: MSS 5992
Scope and Contents

Materials include family letters, photographs, and ephemera dealing with family matters, business, and mining activities in Utah and Nevada. Dated 1909-1912.

Dates: 1909-1912