Series 23010
Inspector of Coal and Hydrocarbon Mines Administrative records

Dates: 1898-1915.

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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

In addition to correspondence and reports, the mine inspector collected miscellaneous records relating to coal mining. He kept information about mine locations and facts about production. He kept advertisements and information about coal mining equipment, as well as brief notes about mining laws and regulations, including details of amendments to the State Coal Mining Laws of 1901. He kept a copy of a legal contract between a mining company and a mine operator, and a list of certified mine bosses.


Alphabetical by topic.

Related Records

Correspondence from the Inspector of Coal and Hydrocarbon Mines, Series 1283, also contains general information about the coal mine inspector and his activities.

Letter books from the Inspector of Coal and Hydrocarbon Mines, Series 23009, also contain broad information about the coal mine inspector and documents his activities.

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

This series was processed by Rosemary Cundiff in June 2000. The records were microfilmed and the inventory updated in March and April 2002.

Indexing Terms

  • Coal mines and mining—Law and legislation—Utah.
  • Coal mines and mining—Labor productivity—Utah.
  • Utah—Coal mines and mining—Equipment and supplies.

Container List

1 1 1 Contract
1 1 2 Mine Boss Certificates
1 1 3 Mining Equipment
1 1 4 Mining laws and regulations
1 1 5 Utah mines and mining

Page Last Updated October 18, 2012.