Guide to the Quintera Mining Company Records, 1880-1909

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Guide to the Quintera Mining Company Records, 1880-1909

Collection number: BANC MSS 69/19 m

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University of California, Berkeley

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Collection Summary

Collection Title: Quintera Mining Company Records,
Date (inclusive): 1880-1909
Collection Number: BANC MSS 69/19 m
Creator: Quintera Mining Company
Extent: Number of containers: 5 volumes and 1 carton
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

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Quintera Mining Company records, BANC MSS 69/19 m, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Scope and Content

This group of records of a mining company in Aduana, Sonora, Mexico, given to the Bancroft Library by Mrs. H. B. Walker on August 15, 1968, contains letterpress copy books, ledgers, journals, accounts of the general store, assays, record of stampmill operation, statements concerning ore production by various metallurgical processes, and trial balances for two years. A list of contents follows.

Key to Arrangement

volume Vol. 1

Letterpress copy book, 1880-1881, including letters from D. W. C. Morgan, C. A. Benton, W. W. MacFarland and Don McN. Palmer. Some of Palmer's letters were written as superintendent of the nearby Rosario Mines. Fragile.

volume Vol. 2

Letterpress copy book, 1882-1884, with letters by J. H. Clewes, E. Otten and John Heard.

volume Vol. 3

Letterpress copy book, 1893-1897, mainly by F. J. Dorio and E. Renaud.

volume Vol. 4

Cashbook, 1882-1891

volume Vol. 5

Ledger, 1889-1893

volume Vol. 6

Ledger, 1901-1907

volume Vol. 7

Journal, 1893-1901

volume Vol. 8

Journal, 1901-1907

volume Vol. 9

Accounts for general store, 1897-1900

volume Vol. 10

Accounts for general store, 1900-1903

volume Vol. 11-12

Assays, Dec. 1907-Feb. 1908

volume Vol. 13

Record of stampmill operations, 1905-1909

volume Vol. 14

Records of the Hacienda (lists of workers, salaries paid, etc.), 1904-1905

volume Vol. 15

Statements on yield of ores by various metallurgical processes.

volume Vol. 16

Loose materials removed from other volumes, including trial balances for 1890 and 1894.