Series 84251
Duchesne County (Utah). County Recorder Mining deeds

Dates: 1890-1950.

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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 for the purpose of monitoring and registering mining claims and operations. This series contains deeds which provide the name of the claim, grantors, grantees, location, legal description, date of transfer, and the mining district.


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 that are now located in Duchesne County.

Related Records

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

Mining proof of labor records from Duchesne County (Utah). County Recorder, Series 22195, contains proofs of labor 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.
  • Wages—Utah—Miners.
  • Mines and mineral resources—Utah—Duchesne County.
  • Mining districts—Utah.
  • Abstracts of title—Utah—Duchesne County.

Container List

1 1890 Jun 09-1950 Mar 23

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