WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY (Washington County, Utah)
(volunteer expert resource on Silver Reef)
CONTACT INFORMATIONJon Alvey
(435)730-1668 (no text messages)
AVAILABILITYJon is willing to provide information about anything pertaining to Silver Reef, as long as that information is not abused. He is willing to provide papers he has written about Silver Reef, as long as those papers are not plagiarized.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERTISEHe is the lead writer of the Wells Fargo Silver Reef Museum and Gallery's blog and has studied Silver Reef extensively for the past several years. He has looked at original copies of old newspaper and mining journal archives, has studied dozens of primary and secondary sources about Silver Reef, and has numerous primary and secondary sources about Silver Reef in his immediate posession and can easily access many more.
He can provide original research papers written by him; archives of the following newspapers: The Salt Lake Tribune, The Salt Lake Herald, The Salt Lake Mining Review, Standard Examiner, The Salt Lake Telegram, Washington County News, and The Union; archives of The Engineering and Mining Journal and numerous mining reports from the Stormont Mining Company and the Barbee & Walker Mining Company; and sources written by the United States Geological Survey as well as numerous secondary sources about Silver Reef.
PUBLICATIONSJonathan Alvey, The Barbee & Walker Mine and Mill: A History
Jonathan Alvey, The Carbis-Forrest Affair: Vigilante Justice in Frontier Utah