Finding Aid to the Charles Baldwin Genung Manuscript Collection MS.591

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 9


Title: Charles Baldwin Genung Manuscript Collection
Identifier/Call Number: MS.591
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.2 Linear feet 7 folders
Date (inclusive): 1863-1939
Abstract: Charles Baldwin Genung was an Arizona pioneer in the 1860s and 1870s. This collection includes carbon copies of typed manuscripts by Genung, recounting his experiences in the 1860s and 1870s.
creator: Genung, Charles Baldwin
creator: United States. Works Progress Administration.

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. An item-level inventory is available from library staff.

Use

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

Acquisition

Purchase from Joseph Amasa Munk as part of the Munk Library of Arizoniana, 1910 May 10.

Preferred citation

Charles Baldwin Genung Manuscript Collection, 1863-1939, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.591.

Biographical Note

Charles Baldwin Genung was an Arizona pioneer in the 1860s and 1870s.

Processing history

Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 October 9, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Scope and contents

This collection includes carbon copies of typed manuscripts by Genung recounting his experiences in the 1860s and 1870s.
These items are accompanied by manuscript forms from the 1939 WPA records survey.

General note

  1. "About my experience with the Colorado Indian Reservation and the Apaches" ca. 1866-1868
  2. "How he came to be a Hassayamper" - story of how Genung got to Arizona
  3. "Account of T. L. Lambertson and hsi wife's life pioneering in Arizona" 1860's, Walnut Grove area of Yavapai County
  4. Chris Lobenheimer's loan to Genung; Genung's dealings with Levy Bashford and Genung's distillery
  5. "My first Year in Arizona"
  6. "Recollections of an Arizona pioneer of the 60's and 70's. Apache Campaign under Lieutenant Morton with Hi Jolley as guide"
  7. Henry Wickenburg's experiences with cattle and the Vulture gold mine

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Bashford, Levi
Hi Jolly
Lambertson, T. L.
Lobenheimer, Chris
Morton, Charles, d. 1914
Wickenburg, Henry
Apache Indians
Arizona -- History
Carbon copies
Cattle trade -- Arizona
Colorado River Indian Reservation (Ariz. and Calif.)
Distilleries -- Arizona
Gold mines and mining -- Arizona
Pioneers -- Arizona
Tohono O'odham Indians
Typescripts
Vulture Mine (Ariz.)
Yavapai County (Ariz.)