Gold Run Gulch first record book

Gold Run Gulch first record book

Dates: 1876

Handwritten record book which includes names, dates, and locations of placer and quartz gold claims, a location certificate and a record of transfer of claims. Also included are the records of a meeting to make laws for Gold Run and to extablish the Summit Mining District. The placer claims included in the volume are those located above the Homestake Gold Mine shafts.

  • Extent: 1 v. (0.5 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Carey, Thomas E., d. 1944
  • Call Number: MSS SC 107
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Gold Run Gulch first record book 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 SC 107; Gold Run Gulch first record book; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 107, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Donated; 1974.
Subject Terms
Homestake Mining Company; Agriculture and Natural Resources; Gold mines and mining--South Dakota--History; Gold Run Gulch (S.D.)--History; Mines and Mineral Resources
Appraisal Information
Western American business and labor history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.II, 2007).
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Gold Run Gulch first record book
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:38-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Carey, the discoverer of placer gold in Gold Run Gulch, Dakota Territory, was elected recorder of the mining district.

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Ryan Lee
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