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Guide to the Papers Relating to Quicksilver Mining, [ca. 1849-1894]
BANC MSS C-B 619  
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Papers Relating to Quicksilver Mining,
    Date (inclusive): [ca. 1849-1894]
    Collection Number: BANC MSS C-B 619
    Creator: Randol, J. B. (James Butterworth)
    Extent: Number of containers: 15 volumes
    Repository: The Bancroft Library.
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Papers relating to quicksilver mining, BANC MSS C-B 619, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Scope and Content

    James Butterworth Randol was the manager of the New Almaden Mine of the Quicksilver Mining Company from 1871 until his resignation in 1892. He gave a collection of material relating to quicksilver mining to the Library of the University of California in March 1896, which was transferred to the Bancroft Library in May 1945. Additional material has been added.