Finding Aid to the Daniel Ellis Conner Papers MS.521

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 October 1


Title: Daniel Ellis Conner Papers
Identifier/Call Number: MS.521
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder)
Date (inclusive): 1910-1913
Abstract: The collection consists of two copies of a publication of D. E. Conner's account of the Walker Expedition in Arizona and typed copies of three letters to a Miss Hall in 1910.
creator: Conner, Daniel Ellis, 1837-1920

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two copies of a publication of D. E. Conner's account of the Walker Expedition in Arizona and typed copies of three letters to a Miss Hall in 1910.

Processing history

Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 October 1, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Preferred citation

D. E. Conner Collection, 1910-1913, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.521; [folder number] [folder title][date].

Use

Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian 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.

Access

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Biographical note

Daniel Ellis Conner, prospector and civil engineer, was born on December 24, 1837 at Bardstown, Kentucky. He attended Hanover College in Kentucky from 1856 to 1858 and then relocated to Ridgeley, Missouri where he lived with relatives and sought employment as a civil engineer. From 1859 to 1861 Conner prospected in the gold fields of Colorado and in the fall of 1862 he joined the Walker Party in a mining exploration expedition in Arizona and New Mexico.
In later years Conner worked in civil engineering in his hometown of Bardstown, in Cincinnati, Ohio and in Wilmington and Riverside, California. He died at the Riverside County Hospital on June 19, 1920.
Source: Arizona State University.

Related Archival Materials note

Daniel Ellis Conner Papers, MSS-30. Arizona State University Libraries: Arizona Collection.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Walker, Joseph Reddeford, 1798-1876
Arizona -- Description and travel
Arizona -- History
Correspondence
Mines and mineral resources -- Arizona
Publications
Southwest, New -- Description and travel
Southwest, New -- History
Walker Expedition