Guide to the New Idria Mining Company Records, 1854-1867

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Guide to the New Idria Mining Company Records, 1854-1867



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: New Idria Mining Company Records,
Date (inclusive): 1854-1867
Box Number: 275
Collector: Perham, Constance
Repository: California State Library
Sacramento, California
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], New Idria Mining Company Records, California State Library.

Access Points

Mercury mines and mining--California--San Benito County
New Idria Mining Company (Calif.)

Contents

Accounts, deeds, certificates, statements, mining claims, testimony, letters

History

The New Idria Mining Company was a quicksilver mine said to be discovered in 1851. It was incorporated by the state January 27, 1858, and the federal patent was applied for in 1863. On December 14, 1905, it forfeited its California corporation status.

Correspondents

  • Pitts, Henry F.

Related Collections

Title: New Almaden Mines Collection.
Title: Kenneth Rank - New Idria Mines Collection.
Title: New Idria Quicksilver Mining Company Collection #2.

Container List

Box Box 275

Arranged chronologically.