Finding Aid to Overland to California: An Interesting History of the Trip of General Hammond and Robert Eliot Across the Continent in 1849 MS.620

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 24


Title: Overland to California: An Interesting History of the Trip of General Hammond and Robert Eliot Across the Continent in 1849
Identifier/Call Number: MS.620
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (2 folders)
Date: 1939
Abstract: This collection contains one typed copy and one carbon copy of a typed manuscript by Robert Eliot entitled, "Overland to California: An Interesting History of the Trip of General Hammond and Robert Eliot Across the Continent in 1849." The manuscript describes travel through Southern California.
creator: Eliot, Robert

Preferred citation

Overland to California: An Interesting History of the Trip of General Hammond and Robert Eliot Across the Continent in 1849, 1939, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.620; [folder number] [folder title][date].

Processing history

Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 October 24, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Scope and Contents

This collection contains one typed copy and one carbon copy of a typed manuscript by Robert Eliot entitled, "Overland to California: An Interesting History of the Trip of General Hammond and Robert Eliot Across the Continent in 1849." The manuscript was published as a newspaper article in the Essex County Republican of Port Henry, New York on March 16, 1899. The manuscript describes travel through Southern California. The copies were made from a typed copy owned by Grant Foreman of Muskogee, Oklahoma.

Acquisition

Copy made by Mrs. Cody in the Southwest Museum from a copy lent by Grant Foreman, 1939 January.

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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Subjects and Indexing Terms

Hammond, General
California -- Description and travel
California, Southern -- Description and travel
Carbon copies
Manuscripts
Overland journeys to the Pacific
Typescripts