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Collection Overview

Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
England - Argentina Trade Collection
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/f4752g818
Dates:
1859-1885
Size:
1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of selected correspondence and documents relating to Liverpool (England) merchants and their shippers and counterparts in Buenos Aires (Argentina) during the second half of the nineteenth century. Correspondence (1882-1885) between Alexander Gifford (Liverpool) and his brother Edward (Buenos Aires) forms the bulk of the material.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of selected correspondence and documents relating to Liverpool (England) merchants and their shippers and counterparts in Buenos Aires (Argentina) during the second half of the nineteenth century. Correspondence (1882-1885) between Alexander Gifford (Liverpool) and his brother Edward (Buenos Aires) forms the bulk of the material. Additional documents include a printed table of exported goods from Brazil during the September-October 1879 period and statistics on sheep in wool-producing countries in 1869-1870. In addition, there is a draft of a meeting concerning gold-mining in Mariposa, noting trips to Buenos Aires "to see if I could form a company or syndicate for the proper working of these mines."

Collection History

Acquisition:

Purchased from Ken Spelman Rare Books in October 2008 (AM2009-30).

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by John Delaney in October 2008. Finding aid written by John Delaney in October 2008. Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

England - Argentina Trade Collection; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/f4752g818
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184