Roscoe P. Conkling (1877-1971) Papers

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Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
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Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
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2014


Descriptive Summary

Title: Roscoe P. Conkling (1877-1971) Papers
Dates: 1904-1971
Collection Number: GC 1006
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 10 linear feet (32 boxes: legal, shoebox, ov; 1 mc)
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Los Angeles, California 90007-4057
Abstract: Research materials, including manuscripts and photographs, used by Roscoe P. and Margaret B. Conkling for their book "The Butterfield Overland Mail, 1857- 1869; Its Organization and Operation over the Southern Route to 1861; Subsequently over the Central Route to 1866; and under Wells, Fargo and Company in 1869" published in 1947.
Language of Material: English

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Preferred Citation

Roscoe P. Conkling (1877-1971) Papers. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Biography/Administrative History

Roscoe P. Conkling (1877-1971)

Scope and Content of Collection

Research materials, including manuscripts and photographs, used by Roscoe P. and Margaret B. Conkling for their book "The Butterfield Overland Mail, 1857- 1869; Its Organization and Operation over the Southern Route to 1861; Subsequently over the Central Route to 1866; and under Wells, Fargo and Company in 1869" published in 1947. There is also some information about the Conkling family, including photographs, newspaper clippings and genealogies.