Finding Aid to the Frank Bryan Manuscripts and Maps MS.795

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 December 10


Title: Frank Bryan Manuscripts and Maps
Identifier/Call Number: MS.795
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Date: 1960
Abstract: This collection includes a letter from Frank Bryan to the Southwest Museum librarian, manuscripts by Bryan, and two maps drawn by Bryan recording the travel routes discussed in the manuscripts. Materials are dated 1960 February-June.
creator: Bryan, Frank

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a letter from Frank Bryan to the Southwest Museum librarian, a typed manuscript by Bryan entitled "Some Notes on Where Traveled the Men Who Began the Written History of the Region From the Mississippi River West to the Waters of the Rio Grande," a published manuscript by Bryan entitled "Notes on the Travel of De Soto and His Army to the West of the Mississippi," and two maps drawn by Bryan recording the travel routes discussed in the manuscripts. Materials are dated 1960 February-June.

Preferred citation

Frank Bryan Manuscripts and Maps, 1960, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.795.

Processing history

Processed by Library staff before 1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 December 10, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Acquisition

Donated by Frank Bryan, 1960 June 22.

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

Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar, 16th cent.
Soto, Hernando de, approximately 1500-1542
Cibola, Seven cities of
Correspondence
Discoveries in geography
Manuscripts
Maps
North America -- Discovery and exploration
Notes on the Travel of De Soto and His Army to the West of the Mississippi Some Notes on Where Travelled the Men Who Began the Written History of the Region From the Mississippi River West
West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration