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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
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  • 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

    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

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