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New Rosario Silver Mining Company Ltd. Papers
MSS 0725  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Scope and Contents of Collection
  • Historical Background
  • Acquisition Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Digital Content

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: New Rosario Silver Mining Company Ltd. Records
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS 0725
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego
    9500 Gilman Drive
    La Jolla, California, 92093-0175
    Languages: English
    Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet (4 oversize folders)
    Date (inclusive): 1858-1870 (bulk 1870)
    Abstract: Business documents and correspondence related to the New Rosario Silver Mining Company Ltd., a British company with mines located in Mexico. The bulk of the materials are dated 1870 and deal mainly with the formation of the company.
    Creator: New Rosario Silver Mining Company, Ltd.

    Scope and Contents of Collection

    The records of the New Rosario Silver Mining Company Ltd. are comprised of business correspondence, articles of agreement, receipts, and reports meant to entice potential stockholders. Also included are additional articles of agreement for other ventures, including the Morro da Gloria Gold Mining Company.

    Historical Background

    The New Rosario Silver Mining Company Ltd. was formed by the purchase of La Eucarnación, Nuevo Rosario, San Francisco, San Pedro and other small mining properties near the Real del Monte mining district of Mexico. In 1870, investors Charles Morris and John Morkill purchased the properties from John Dickinson Brunton, continuing the tradition of British mining operations in the district.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired 2010.

    Preferred Citation

    New Rosario Silver Mining Company Ltd. Records, MSS 725. Mandeville Special Collections Library, UCSD.

    Digital Content

    The collection has been digitized and can be viewed by clicking the link below.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    New Rosario Silver Mining Company, Ltd. -- Archives
    Mines and mineral resources -- Mexico
    Silver mines and mining -- Mexico