Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 1207

Castle Gate Relief Fund Committee Minutes

Dates: i 1924-1936.

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

An agency history is available.

Scope and Content

These minutes record the meetings of the Castle Gate Relief Fund Committee, a committee appointed by Governor Mabey to oversee the distribution of subscribed money after the Castle Gate mine explosion on March 8, 1924. The minutes begin with the first meeting in April 1924 and end October 1935. Also included are the committee by-laws submitted to the committee on June 27, 1924, a chart of organization, and a chart showing course of applications for relief.

The minutes relate to committee business. Committee members in attendance were named, minutes were read, reports were read concerning expenses. Individual cases were discussed. All were submitted for approval.

The by-laws include committee organization, procedures for meetings, duties of the officers, subcommittee organization, attorney, auditor, application for relief, and finances.

The chart of organization describes the duties of each committee officer. The chart of applications for relief traces the receipt, processing and filing of applications.

Arrangement

Chronological by date

Related Records

Correspondence from the Castle Gate Relief Fund Committee, Series 19423, documents the work of the committee members, also discussed in these minutes.

Reports from the Castle Gate Relief Fund Committee, Series 19624, have detailed accounts of the distribution of the fund, also discussed in these minutes.

Financial statements from the Castle Gate Relief Fund Committee, Series 19625, have detailed accounts of the distribution of the fund, also discussed in these minutes.

Case files from the Castle Gate Relief Fund Committee, Series 19626, give detailed information on the status of the widows, also discussed in these minutes.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

Processed by Michele Call in Dec. 1997.

Indexing Terms

  • Coal mine accidents—Utah—Carbon County.
  • Castle Gate Mine Explosion, Utah, 1924.

Container List

BOX FOLDER DESCRIPTION
1 1 Minutes; 1924, Apr-1926, Sep
1 2 Minutes; 1924, Apr-1926, Sep; Minutes; 1926, Nov-1929, Jul
1 3 Minutes; 1926, Nov-1929, Jul; Minutes; 1929, Oct-1933, Aug
1 4 Minutes; 1929, Oct-1933, Aug; Minutes; 1933, Dec-1936, Feb
1 5 By-Laws
1 6 Charts of Organization and Application