• Many people have inquired about mining records for Butte-Silver Bow County.  The best source I have found so far is through the Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives.  Other possible resources are:

Montana Tech Library

1300 West Park Street
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 496-4284 (Reference Librarian)

Some paper resources available at the Montana Tech Library are:

The Patent Trademark Depository Library.
This is the only one in the State. Pictures of patented items are available. Records date from around 1872 to the present and are indexed by name or subject by year.

U.S. Mining Directories

Card File (WPA)

Mining Index (with Journal Articles)

Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology
(Located on the Montana Tech Campus)

1300 West Park Street
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 496-4381 (Geology & Minerals Division)

 Suzanne Andrews
 MTGenWeb County Coordinator
 for Butte-Silver Bow County, MT