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Finding Aid to the Daniel Ellis Conner Papers MS.521
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  • Biographical note
  • Related Archival Materials note

  • 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

    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.

    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