W. H. Chamberlin ledger books

W. H. Chamberlin ledger books

Dates: 1873-1894

Materials include seven ledger books kept by W. H. Chamberlin related to mining development in the Utah Territory. Much of what is indicated in the ledgers has to do with individuals mining for ore. Dated 1873-1894.

  • Extent: 7 folders (0.2 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Chamberlin, W. H.
  • Call Number: MSS 8527
  • 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.
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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 W. H. Chamberlin ledger books 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 8527; W. H. Chamberlin ledger books; 19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8527, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Nyal Anderson of Beehive Antiques in July 2014.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Nyal Anderson; Beehive Antiques; July 7 2014.
Subject Terms
Agriculture and Natural Resources; Mines and Mineral Resources; Utah; Chamberlin, W. H.
Genre / Form
Financial records
Processing Information
Processed; Nate Burroughs, intern manuscript processor, and Ryan K. Lee, curator; 2014.
Appraisal Information
Utah and Western American environmental history (19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts collection development policy 1.V, November 2013.)
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Finding Aid Title
Chamberlin (W. H.) ledger books
Finding Aid Author
Nate Burroughs
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2015-04-15 10:15:26 -0600.
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Biographical History

W. H. Chamberlin was a businessman in the Utah Territory during at least 1873 to 1894. His business was in the development of mining properties in and around Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts