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United States. Bureau of Mines



  • Existence: 1910-05-10-1996-04-26-

Biographical / Historical

Established May 10, 1910; transferred to the Dept. of Commerce by executive order, June 4, 1925 and effective July 1, 1926; transferred from the Dept. of Commerce to the Dept. of Interior by Executive order dated February 22, 1934; abolished by the Omnibus Consolidated Rescissions and Appropriations Act of 1996 (110 Stat. 1321), April 26, 1996, which appropriated $64 million to cover closure expenses.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

New Mexico State Mine Inspector Records,

Identifier: 1965-002
Scope and Content As of 1999 collection consists of records of the New Mexico State Mine Inspector (1895-1981). Includes annual reports, administrative correspondence with miners' unions and federal mining agencies, speeches, inspection reports, and materials on various topics such as mining accidents and safety. Also within the collection are annual reports of the U.S. Coal Mine Inspector for the Territory of New Mexico (1895) and the U.S. Mine Inspector for the Territory of New Mexico (1903-1911), and...
Dates: 1895-[on-going]