Utah coal mining history records, 1870-1996  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
American West Center
Title
Utah coal mining history records
Dates
1870-1996 (inclusive)
Quantity
18 linear feet
Collection Number
Accn2058
Summary
The Utah Coal Mining History records (1870-1996) consist of correspondence, research materials, newspaper clippings, congressional documents, maps, and essays relating to the Utah coal mining industry. These materials pertain to minority miners, mining hazards, mining labor history, and various social and economic issues.
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 hours advance notice encouraged. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Languages
English


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Utah Coal Mining History Records (1870-1996) consist of correspondence, research materials, newspaper clippings, congressional documents, maps, and essays relating to the Utah coal mining industry. These materials pertain to minority miners, mining hazards, mining labor history, and various social and economic issues.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Research Material, 1870-1996Return to Top

This section relates to the Utah coal mining research team and its division of labor.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
1
Research Materials
1909-1984
Folder
1
Division of Tasks for Coal Mining Research
2
Notes by Research Assistants
3
Notes by Brian Aggler
1982
4
Notes by Raymond Caron
1982
5
Notes by Diane Dustrud
1918; 1982
6
Notes by Phillis Perez
1914; 1982
7
Notes by Dan Rigdon
1982-1983
8
Notes by Niles Seifert
1909-1910; 1982-1984
9
Research Materials of Floyd O'Neil
1978-1980
10
Chapter Excerpts of Manuscript on Utah Coal Mining
2
Essays and Research on Coal Mining
1870-1895
Folder
1-4
Coal Miners Research Association
1978-1981
5
Accidents and Railroads
1910-1983
6
Coal Mining Company Descriptions and Reports
1968
7
Coal Strike Correspondence
1903-1904
8
Department of Denver and Rio Grande, Railroad Red Book
1917
9
Diary of T. L. Burridge
1924-1925
10
Energy Information Referral Directory
1980; 1981
11
Italians in Utah Coal Mining Labor Force
1897-1920
12
Material on Geography, Energy, and Labor
1979-1985
13
List of Coal Mining Companies of Utah
1918-1920
14
Statistics of Mines West of the Rocky Mountains
1870
15
Tax Reports of Coal Mining Companies
1894-1956
16
Railway Report on Physical Condition of Main Track
1951
3
Essays and Research on Coal Mining
1900-1996
Folder
1
Genevieve Atwood, "The Strip-mining of Western Coal"
1975
2
H. W. Cooper, "Carbon County for Homeseekers"
1920
3
Ann Hughey, "New Rain on Coal's Parade"
1980
4
Lamont Johnson, "The Old Buckhorn Flat Road"
5
Priscilla Long, Where the Sun Never Shines
6
Floyd O'Neil, "Coal Mining: The Cost of Monopoly and Technology"
1977
7
Drucill Jones Powell, "Historical Sketch of Carbon County"
1963
8
M. Henry Robison, "A Brief Economic History of Utah's Coal Industry"
1977
9
Jon Craig Smith, "The Coal Industry and the Political Sturcture of Carbon County, Utah"
1980
10
Utah Job Service, "Utah Coal Mining Industry"
1976
11
Don Strack, "Railroads and Coal Mining in Carbon County"
1994
12
Nancy Taniguchi, "Necessary Fraud: Progressive Reform and Utah Coal"
13
A. C. Watts, "Mines and Minerals," "Coal Mining in Carbon County, Utah," "Coal-Mining Methods in Utah"
1900-1916
14
James Whiteside, Regulating Danger
1990
15
"A Brief History of Carbon County"
1930
16
"The Coal Miners' General Strike of 1949-50"
1984
17
Coal: 1985 and Beyond
1978
18
"Southeastern Utah Coal Developments"
1976
19
"Thirty Years of Coal Mining"
1946
20
"Utah Coal Mine Safety"
21
"Utah's Untold Pioneer Story"
1996

Correspondence, 1897-1915Return to Top

Consists of correspondence of John Pettit and Gomer Thomas.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
4
John Pettit Correspondence
1907-1914
Folder
1-8
John Pettit Correspondence
1907-1914
5
John Pettit and Gomer Thomas Correspondence
1897-1915
Folder
1-2
John Pettit Correspondence
1915-1916
3
John Pettit Correspondence Index
4-5
Gomer Thomas Correspondence
1897-1907

Utah Newspapers on Coal Mining, 1870-1980Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
6
Utah Newspapers on Coal Mining
1870-1924
Folder
1
Notes from Bingham Press Bulletin
1918-1924
2
Notes from Carbon County News
1912-1917
3
Clippings from Daily Enquirer
1870-1890
4-7
Notes from Deseret News
1880-1920
7
Utah Newspapers on Coal Mining
1906-1914
Folder
1-6
Clippings from Eastern Utah Advocate
1906-1914
8
Utah Newspapers on Coal Mining
1891-1914
Folder
1-5
Notes from Eastern Utah Advocate
1891-1914
6
Notes from Eastern Utah Telegraph
1891
7
Notes from E. D. S. Tribune
1891
9
Utah Newspapers on Coal Mining
1870-1980
Folder
1-2
Clippings from The Mining Review
1900-1922
3-6
Clippings and News from The News Advocate
1916-1930
7
Notes from Ogden Junction
1870-1879
8-9
Notes from Ogden Standard Examiner
1888; 1940
10-11
Notes from Salt Lake Tribune
1871-1980
10
Utah Newspapers on Coal Mining
1916-1921
Folder
1-4
Clippings from The Sun
1916-1921
11
Utah Newspapers on Coal Mining
1922-1925
Folder
1-4
Clippings from The Sun
1922-1925
12
Utah Newspapers on Coal Mining
1926-1935
Folder
1-3
Clippings from The Sun
1926-1928
4-6
Clippings from The Sun-Advocate
1933-1935
13
Utah Newspapers on Coal Mining
1936-1941
Folder
1-6
Clippings from The Sun-Advocate
1936-1941
14
Utah Newspapers on Coal Mining
1946-1980
Folder
1-6
Clippings from The Sun-Advocate
1941-1946
7
Various Newspapers on Utah Mining
1973-1980
15
Research Themes in Utah Newspapers
1891-1934
Folder
1-13
Research Themes in Utah Newspapers
1917-1934
14-16
Index to Eastern Utah Advocate Articles on Minorities
1891-1904
16
Research Themes in Utah Newspapers
1880-1924
Folder
1
Research Themes in Bingham Press Bulletin and Bingham News
1918; 1922-1924
2
Research Themes in The Daily Enquirer
1890
3-8
Research Themes in Deseret News
1880-1920
17
Research Themes in Utah Newspapers
1891-1917
Folder
1-7
Research Themes in Eastern Utah Advocate
1891-1917
8
Research Themes in Eastern Utah Telegraph
1891
18
Research Themes in Utah Newspapers
1870-1940
Folder
1-2
Research Themes in The Ogden Junction
1870-1879
3
Research Themes in Ogden Standard Examiner
1888, 1940
4-6
Research Themes in The Salt Lake Tribune
1920-1930
7
Research Themes in The Salt Lake Tribune and The Utah Mining Gazette
1871-1872
othertype
19
Index Cards on Coal Mining Research
20
Index Cards on Coal Mining Research

Congressional Documents, 1893-1979Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
21
Government Reports and Documents
1893-1979
Folder
1
Charles Van Hise and Charles Leith, " Pre-Cambrian Geology of North America"
1909
2
Circulars of the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Mines
1927
3
Competition and Monopolies
1893-1978
4
The Bureau of Mines Experimental Oil-Shale Plant
1930
5
Energy Options and Coal
1973-1976
6
Government Intervention
1904-1962
7
Immigrants in Industries
1911
8-10
Industrial Commission of Utah Bulletins
1924-1940
11
International Coal Trade
1979
22
Government Reports and Documents
1883-1978
Folder
1
Letter from Secretary of Interior on Indian Lands
1902
2
Proclamations by the President on Railroads
1920
3
Reclamation and Environment
1973-1978
4
Regional Coal Supply Studies
1883-1960
5
Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office
6-7
The Commissioner of Labor on Coal Mine Labor in Europe
1905
8
Report of the Coal Mine Inspector for the State of Utah
1909-1910
9
Director of the Bureau of Mines to the Secretary of the Interior
1911
23
Government Reports and Documents
1893-1927
Folder
1
Industrial Commission; B. W. Dyer, " Utah Coal Mining Industry"
1917-1918
2
Report of the Secretary of the Interior
1893-1895
3
Report of the United States Coal Commission
1922-1923
4
Report to the Secretary of Commerce, Bureau of Mines
1927
5
Uncompahgre Indian Reservation
1916
6
United States Mining Laws
7
Worker Safety
1915-1971
24
Government Reports and Documents
1832-1963
Box
1-6
Congressional Documents on Coal Mining
1832-1963
25
Government Reports and Documents
1896-1916
Folder
1-6
Report of the State Coal Mine Inspector
1896-1916
7
Notes from the State Mine Inspector's Reports
1900-1908
26
Government Reports and Documents
1967-1934
Folder
1-7
United States Geological Survey
1867-1912
8
Maps of Carbon County Coal District
1913-1934
9
Maps of Coal Mines in Utah

Articles on Culture, Labor, Marxism, and Sociology, 1898-1990Return to Top

Essays are listed alphabetically by author's last name.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box
27
Articles on Culture, Labor, Marxism, and Sociology, A-B
1951-1987
28
Articles on Culture, Labor, Marxism, and Sociology, B-D
1941-1985
29
Articles on Culture, Labor, Marxism, and Sociology, E-G
1954-1990
30
Articles on Culture, Labor, Marxism, and Sociology, H
1940-1984
31
Articles on Culture, Labor, Marxism, and Sociology, J-L
1960-1986
32
Articles on Culture, Labor, Marxism, and Sociology, K-L
1955-1986
33
Articles on Culture, Labor, Marxism, and Sociology, M-N
1950-1987
34
Articles on Culture, Labor, Marxism, and Sociology, O-R
1966-1985
35
Articles on Culture, Labor, Marxism, and Sociology, S
1924-1985
36
Articles on Culture, Labor, Marxism, and Sociology, T-W
1941-1986
37
Articles on Culture, Labor, Marxism, and Sociology, W-Z
1898-1990

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Coal mines and mining--Utah--History--Sources
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Clippings
  • Correspondence