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Conner (Daniel Ellis) Papers
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  • Scope and Contents
  • Processing History
  • Preferred Citation
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Biographical Note
  • Related Materials

  • Contributing Institution: Library and Archives at the Autry
    Title: Daniel Ellis Conner Papers
    Creator: Conner, Daniel Ellis
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.521
    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.
    Language of Material: English .

    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 Museum of the American West, Los Angeles; MS.521; [folder number] [folder title][date].

    Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry Museum of the American West. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Research Services and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry Museum of the American West 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.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit https://theautry.org/research-collections/library-and-archives  and fill out the Researcher Application Form.

    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 Materials

    Daniel Ellis Conner Papers, MSS-30. Arizona State University Libraries: Arizona Collection.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Publications
    Mines and mineral resources -- Arizona
    Correspondence
    Arizona -- Description and travel
    Southwest, New -- Description and travel
    Arizona -- History
    Walker Expedition
    Southwest, New -- History
    Walker, Joseph Reddeford