Duchesne County (Utah). County Recorder Mining proof of labor records
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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
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.
Chronological by date filed
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.
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.
This series is classified as Public.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
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.
- Mining corporations—Utah—Duchesne County.
- Mining claims—Utah—Duchesne County.
- Mines and mineral resources—Utah—Duchesne County.
- Mining districts—Utah.
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