Jess Green collection

Jess Green collection

Dates: 1908-1957

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.

  • Extent: 1 oversize box (1 linear ft.). -- 10 cartons (10 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Green, Jess
  • Call Number: MSS 3883
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
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.
Conditions of Use
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.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3883; Jess Green collection; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3883, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Jess Green in 1990 and 1991.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Jess Green; 1990 and 1991.
Subject Terms
New Park Mining Company; Agriculture and Natural Resources; American Fork (Utah); Business enterprises--Utah; Mines and Mineral Resources
Genre / Form
Business records; Financial records
Processing Information
Processed; Amanda Clark; July 19, 2007.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Green (Jess) collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn and Amanda Clark, student processors and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-23T04:10-0700
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Biographical Info:

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.

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