Collection on the Tintic Mining District

Collection on the Tintic Mining District

Dates: 1873-1925

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

  • Extent: 11 folders (0.3 linear ft.)
  • Call Number: MSS 4082
  • 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.
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Conditions of 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.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 4082; Collection on the Tintic Mining District; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 4082, LTPSC.
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.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Bohling Book Company; 1990. Benchmark Books; April 15, 2014.
Subject Terms
Agriculture and Natural Resources; Mines and Mineral Resources; Mines and Mineral Resources--Utah--Juab County--History; Tintic Mining District (Utah)
Genre / Form
Invoices; Stock certificates
Processing Information
Processed; H. Christine Swindler; June 27, 2007.
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West(19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy 1.V, November 2013.)
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Finding Aid Title
Collection on the Tintic Mining District
Finding Aid Author
Karen Glenn and H. Christine Swindler, student processors, and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-11-16 13:45:33 -0700.
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Biographical Info:

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.

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