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Finding Aid to the Mertice McCrea Buck Knox Collection MS.666
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  • Title: Mertice McCrea Buck Knox Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.666
    Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
    Date (inclusive): 1932-1953
    Abstract: This collection contains a manuscript and explanatory introduction by Mertice McCrea Buck-Knox entitled "Lieutenant Emory's Report of the Expedition Down the Gila in the Autumn of 1846" based on Emory's official report of 1848 entitled Reconnaisance. This collection also contains maps and photographs regarding Emory and memorial papers on Buck-Knox.
    creator: Emory, William H. (William Hemsley), 1811-1887
    creator: Knox, Mertice McCrea Buck, 1875-

    Preferred citation

    Mertice McCrea Buck-Knox Collection, 1932-1953, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.666; [folder number] [folder title][date].

    Processing history

    Processed by Library staff after 1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 October 30, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

    Acquisition

    The manuscript was donated to the Munk Library of Arizoniana by Mertice McCrea Buck-Knox, 1932 July 19.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection contains a manuscript and explanatory introduction by Mertice McCrea Buck-Knox entitled "Lieutenant Emory's Report of the Expedition Down the Gila in the Autumn of 1846" based on Emory's official report of 1848 entitled Reconnaisance. Knox's manuscript includes photographs and maps tracing Emory's route. This collection also contains a photocopy of a letter to the editor written by Buck-Knox, sent to Touring Topics July 1932, and a folder of obituary clippings and memorials for Buck-Knox from 1953.

    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

    Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gila River (N.M. and Ariz.)
    Lieutenant Emory's Report of the Expedition Down the Gila in the Autumn of 1846
    Southwest, New -- Discovery and exploration
    West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration