Horn Silver Mining Company records

Horn Silver Mining Company records

Dates: 1880-1917

Handwritten "time books" and surveying records. The "time books" list names and duties of various employees. The surveying records or "field books" contain maps of mine shafts and details on their construction. They also list the amount of ore removed.

  • Extent: 4 v. (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Horn Silver Mining Company
  • Call Number: MSS 872
  • 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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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from 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 872; Horn Silver Mining Company records; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 872, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Horn Silver Mining Company; Agriculture and Natural Resources; Frisco (Utah)--History; Mines and Mineral Resources; San Francisco Mining District (Utah)--History; Silver mines and mining--Utah--Frisco--History
Genre / Form
Lists; Time sheets
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Horn Silver Mining Company records
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Finding aid prepared by Garrett Schroath
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-05-18T04:18-0600
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Administrative History

Mining company located in Frisco, Beaver County, Utah. The most important ore removed was silver.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts