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Grace (Joseph F.) Manuscript
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  • Contributing Institution: Library and Archives at the Autry
    Title: Joseph F. Grace Manuscript
    Creator: Hodge, Frederick Webb
    Creator: Grace, Joseph F.
    Creator: Saunders, Charles Francis
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.590
    Physical Description: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
    Date (inclusive): 1883-1939
    Language of Material: English .

    Processing History

    Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 October 9, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

    Scope and Contents

    Collection contains the manusscript for Joseph F. Grace's story of his life from age 10 on the frontier, entitled Twenty-Nine Years On the Frontier and correspondence.
    29 Years on the Frontier Manuscript Part 1 1854-1866 Part 2 1866-1877 Part 3 1877-1883
    2 letters from C. F. Saunders to Dr. Hodge, dated 7 October 1939 and 10 October 1939
    Experiences on the trail, fights with Indians, and tracking outlaws.

    Custodial History

    Collected by C. F. Saunders.


    Donated by Mrs. Charles F. Saunders, 1939 October.

    Preferred Citation

    Joseph F. Grace Manuscript, 1883-1939, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles; MS.590; [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.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Comanche Indians
    Apache Indians
    Life on the Frontier
    Outlaws -- West (U.S.)
    Indians of North America
    Overland journeys to the Pacific
    Twenty-nine years on the Frontier