Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 22195

Duchesne County (Utah). County Recorder Mining proof of labor records

Dates: 1898-

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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

Mining records, which constitute a legal record, are kept by the county recorder for the purpose of monitoring and registering mining claims and operations. Proofs of labor record the work performed at each mine annually with information pertaining to the name of the mining claim, number of days and time period worked on claim, mining district, value of work, and amount and type of materials removed.

Arrangement

Chronological by date filed

Research Note

This series contains records prior to the creation of Duchesne County in 1915. Records were copied from the Wasatch County Recorder for mining claims now located in Duchesne County.

Related Records

Mining notices of location from Duchesne County (Utah). County Recorder, Series 18101, contains notices of location for the same mining claims.

Mining deeds from Duchesne County (Utah). County Recorder, Series 84251, contains deeds for the same mining claims.

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

Mining records were first scheduled as permanent records in 1971. The mining records were filmed by the Duchesne County Recorder in 1986. The entire series was archivally processed by David Clark in November 1999.

Indexing Terms

  • Mining corporations—Utah—Duchesne County.
  • Mining claims—Utah—Duchesne County.
  • Mines and mineral resources—Utah—Duchesne County.
  • Mining districts—Utah.

Container List

REEL DESCRIPTION
1 1898 Dec 12-1981 Mar 09; Book 1 - Book 2