Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 23905

San Juan County (Utah). County Recorder Mining maps

Dates: 1912-1918; 1950-1982.

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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

The mining maps included here are plat or survey maps identifying the various claims of specific individuals or corporations. Most of these maps were recorded in the 1950s, suggesting that these are maps of uranium claims. This series also contains a 1918 map of San Juan County mining districts and two maps for claims located in 1912 and 1916. A few additional maps are dated 1960-1982.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by name of individual or corporation who owned the claims.

Related Records

Official records from San Juan County (Utah). County Recorder, Series 6682, contain documents relevant to the claims depicted in the mining maps.

Mining records index (locations) from San Juan County (Utah). County Recorder, Series 23583, provides reference by name of claim to notices of location or other documents relevant to the claims depicted in the mining maps.

Mining records index (locators) from San Juan County (Utah). County Recorder, Series 23584, provides reference by name of owning individual or corporation to notices of location or other documents relevant to the claims depicted in the mining maps.

Mining location notices (lode claims) from San Juan County (Utah). County Recorder, Series 24001, may contain location notices relevant to the claims depicted in the mining maps.

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 maps for San Juan County were microfilmed by San Juan County in October 2001 and processed by Rosemary Cundiff in January 2002.

Finding Aids

Indexes: An index, which is repeated at both the beginning and end of this film, identifies the maps included by the name of the individual or corporation who owned the claims. The index indicates when the claims were located, surveyed and recorded, and also identifies claim names,.

Indexing Terms

  • Uranium mines and mining—San Juan County (Utah).
  • Mines and mineral resources—Ownership—Maps—San Juan County (Utah).
  • Mining claims—Maps—San Juan County (Utah).

Container List

REEL DESCRIPTION
1 1912-1918, 1950-1982