Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company records

Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company records

Dates: 1891

Contains documents from 1891 that list the grievances of the miners at the Bullion Beck & Champion mines. The documents included are meeting minutes and decisions made at those meetings and documents from a court case against Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company by the union employees.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company
  • Call Number: MSS 7714
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Materials have been left in their original order.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company 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 7714; Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company records; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 7714, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased; 2011.
Acquisition Information
Purchased in 2011.
Subject Terms
Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company; Agriculture and Natural Resources; Labor unions--Utah; Mineral industries--Utah; Miners--Utah; Mines and Mineral Resources
Genre / Form
Legal documents
Processing Information
Processed; Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2012.
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts. Contains grievances from the members of the labor union at the Bullion, Beck and Champion Mining Company.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS7714
Finding Aid Title
Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company records
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elizabeth Ballif, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-07T15:29-0600
Finding Aid Language
English.
Biographical Info:

Administrative History

The Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company (est. 1880s) was a mining operation in Eureka, Utah. First discovered by John Beck in 1871, the company was one of the four big mines in the Eureka area.

Administrative History

The Eureka Miners Union (est. 1890) was a labor union for miners in Eureka, Utah.



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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
ryan_lee@byu.edu