Augustus Locke papers, 1911-2002  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Locke, Augustus, 1883-1981
Title
Augustus Locke papers
Dates
1911-2002 (inclusive)
Quantity
6.5 linear feet
Collection Number
Accn2289
Summary
The Augustus Locke papers (1911-2002) consist mainly of writings and mining reports, written by Locke (1883-1981), for mines and mining areas in Utah and California. Other areas of the western United States, as well as Mexico, are also represented. Locke was a mining and economic geologist.
Repository
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0860
Telephone: 801-581-8863
special@library.utah.edu
Access Restrictions

Twenty-four hour advanced notice encouraged. Materials must be used on-site. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Augustus Locke (1883-1981) was a mining/economic geologist who surveyed mines and mining areas throughout the western United States and Mexico, concentrating on Utah and California. He was born in Massachusetts and died in California.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Augustus Locke papers (1911-2002) consist mainly of writings and reports on mining. Most of these were authored or co-authored by Locke.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances.

Permission to publish material from the Augustus Locke papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator.

Preferred Citation

Initial Citation: Augustus Locke papers, Accn 2289, Box [ ]. Special Collections and Archives. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Following Citations:Accn 2289.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Writings, Reports, and Publications, 1918-1965Return to Top

Container(s): Box 1

Container(s) Description Dates
box
1
Folder
1-4
Augustus Locke, "The Idea of the Orebody"
1950-1965
5
Augustus Locke and Guy N. Bjorge, "Mining Opportunities in the Mother Lode Region, California"
1918
6
Paul Billingsley and Augustus Locke, "Ore and Orogeny in the Western United States"
1936

Writings, Reports, and Publications, 1949Return to Top

Container(s): Box 2

Container(s) Description Dates
box
2
Folder
1-4
Paul Billingsley and Augustus Locke, "Ore in the Mountain Framework, Western United States"
1949

Writings, Reports, and Publications, 1914-1919Return to Top

Container(s): Box 3

Container(s) Description Dates
box
3
Folder
1
Waldemar Lindgren and G. F. Loughlin, Geology and Ore Deposits of the Tintic Mining District, Utah
This book has been kept in the collection because it contains hand-written notations, presumably by Locke.
1919
2
Report, Burro Mountains and Santa Rita, New Mexico
1914
3
Report, Cananea and Nacozari, Mexico
1914
4
Report, Ely, Nevada
1914-1915

Writings, Reports, and Publications, 1914-1959Return to Top

Container(s): Box 4

Container(s) Description Dates
box
4
Folder
1
Report, Globe and Gleeson
1914
2
Report, Miami, Arizona
1914
3
Report on Position of Ore
1959
4
Publications
1924-1956

Mining Files, Utah Counties, 1917-1940Return to Top

Container(s): Box 5

Boxes 5-8 contain Locke's mining files. They remain in their original order, filed by Utah and California counties. These files consist mainly of reports on various mines and mining areas.

Container(s) Description Dates
box
5
Folder
1
Beaver County
1920, 1922
2
Box Elder County
1920
3
Cache County
4
Grand County
1920
5
Iron County
1919-1920
6-7
Juab County
1920-1940
8
Millard County
1920
9
Piute County
10
Salt Lake County
1917-1929
11
San Juan County
1920

Mining Files, Utah and California Counties, 1916-1940Return to Top

Container(s): Box 6

Container(s) Description Dates
box
6
Folder
1
Summit County
1917-1921
2-3
Tooele County
1916-1935
4
Uinta County
5
Washington County
1919-1939
6
Weber County
1919
7
California, Alameda County
1939-1940
8
California, Alpine County
1920-1925

Mining Files, California Counties, 1911-1942Return to Top

Container(s): Box 7

Container(s) Description Dates
box
7
Folder
1
Amador County
1911-1938
2-5
Calaveras County
1920-1942
6
Del Norte County
1920
7
Eldorado County
1931-1941
8
Fresno County
1920
9
Humboldt County
10
Inyo County
1919-1932

Mining Files, California Counties, 1918-1945Return to Top

Container(s): Box 8

Container(s) Description Dates
box
8
Folder
1
Kern County
1920-1945
2
Lassen County
1920-1922
3
Los Angeles County
1937
4
Madera County
1920-1927
5
Mariposa County
1920-1931
6
Mono County
1932-1939
7-8
Nevada County
1922-1934

General Materials, Binder Contents, ca. 1940s-1950sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 9

These folders include notes, writing drafts, and research materials.

General Materials, ca. 1930s-1950sReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 10

Container(s) Description Dates
box
10
Folder
1-2
Binder "BL 3B" Contents
Included are notes, writing drafts, and research notes.
ca. 1940s-1950s
3
Maps and Diagrams
ca. 1930s
4
Miscellaneous

General Materials, 1913-2002Return to Top

Container(s): Box 11

Container(s) Description Dates
box
11
Folder
1
Correspondence
1949-1982
2
Nuclear Waste in Moab, Utah, Project Report
1999, 2002
3
Maps and Diagrams
1956
4
Report, Bingham, Utah
1913
5-6
Report, Butte, Montana
1913, 1915

General Materials, 1913-1923Return to Top

Container(s): Box 12

Container(s) Description Dates
box
12
Folder
1
Report, Morenci, Arizona
1914
2
Report, Ray and Ajo, Arizona
1913
3
E. E. Rich, comp., "Summary Reports of Mining Properties in Utah"
1923
4
E. E. Rich, comp., "Summary Reports of Mining Properties in California"
1923

General Materials, 1948-1976Return to Top

Container(s): Box 13

Container(s) Description Dates
box
13
Folder
1-3
Virginia City (Comstock Lode), Nevada
These folders hold writing drafts and notes.
1975-1976
4-5
Binder Contents
These folders contain notes, writing drafts, and research materials that seem to be related to the materials in folders 1-3.
1948-1976

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Mines and mineral resources--California--History--Sources
  • Mines and mineral resources--Utah--History--Sources
  • Personal Names :
  • Locke, Augustus, 1883-1981--Archives