Finding Aid to the Joseph F. Grace Manuscript MS.590

Holly Rose Larson and Anna Liza Posas
Library and Archives at the Autry
2012 October 9
210 South Victory Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91502

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

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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