Series 24036
Blue Mountain Mining District (Utah). Recorder Entry book

Dates: 1894-1897.

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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

Blue Mountain Mining District recorder, A.L.F. MacDermott, created an entry book in which he kept a chronological list of all documents recorded. For each document he noted the name of the claim, whether it was lode or placer, the kind of document, the dates it was created and filed, the names of locators, and his assigned file number. Most documents were notices of location.


chronological by date of entry.

Research Note

The Blue Mountain entry book was created in a preprinted registry which was intended to be used as an index. The letters printed at the tops of the pages are irrelevant.

Related Records

Mining records from Blue Mountain Mining District (Utah). Recorder, Series 24035, contain a the notices of location and other documents listed in the entry book.

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

The Blue Mountain entry book was microfilmed by San Juan County in February 2001 and processed by Rosemary Cundiff in January 2002.

Indexing Terms

  • Mining districts—San Juan County (Utah).
  • Mines and mineral resources—Ownership—San Juan County (Utah).
  • Mining claims—San Juan County (Utah).

Container List

1 1894-1897

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