Tag Archives: Diamonds in the Rough

Part of a series: Diamonds In The Rough

Through a grant-funded project awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), the Autry sets out to process approximately 2,000 linear feet of archival material over the next two years. Every third week of the month, the Autry Libraries blog will feature collection gems brought to light by NHPRC Processing Archivist Holly Rose Larson.

August Catablog Digest

Tomb of Hi Jolly, Quartzite, Arizona. Lantern slide. Gift of Frank A. Schilling. Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center; LS.3749
Tomb of Hi Jolly, Quartzite, Arizona. Lantern slide. Gift of Frank A. Schilling. Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center; LS.3749
Part of the Series: Archives Ready and Set In continuation of the Diamonds in the Rough blog series, “Archives Ready and Set” will highlight the online finding aids and catalog records of the archive collections processed with a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). This award made it possible for the Libraries and […]

July Catablog Digest

Poster for the Monogram Pictures’ “The Pioneers,” 1941), starring Tex Ritter, Red Foley, Slim Andrews, and Wanda McKay; directed by Al Herman. An Edward Finney production with screenplay by Charles Andersen. 
Edward Finney/Tex Ritter Papers, Autry National Center; 93.237.5
Poster for the Monogram Pictures’ “The Pioneers,” 1941), starring Tex Ritter, Red Foley, Slim Andrews, and Wanda McKay; directed by Al Herman. An Edward Finney production with screenplay by Charles Andersen. Edward Finney/Tex Ritter Papers, Autry National Center; 93.237.5
Part of the Series: Archives Ready and Set In continuation of the Diamonds in the Rough blog series, “Archives Ready and Set” will highlight the online finding aids and catalog records of the archive collections processed with a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). This award made it possible for the Libraries and […]

MSA. 35 Finding Aid to the Western Television Programs Script Collections, 1950–1982

Part of the Series: Archives Ready and Set In continuation of the Diamonds in the Rough blog series, “Archives Ready and Set” will highlight the online finding aids and catalog records of the archive collections processed with a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). This award made it possible for the Libraries and […]

Final Thoughts: A Case Study

Madison Square Garden rodeo flier. Jack Case Collection, 1906–1992, Autry National Center; 91.210.257
Madison Square Garden rodeo flier. Jack Case Collection, 1906–1992, Autry National Center; 91.210.257
Part of a Series: Diamonds in the Rough Through a grant-​funded project awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), the Autry National Center sets out to process approximately 2,000 linear feet of archival material over two years, ending in 2012. Every third week of the month, the Autry Libraries blog will feature collection gems being […]

Happy Centennial, Arizona, and Happy Thanksgiving to All

Thanksgiving proclamation by John C. Frémont as Governor of the territory of Arizona, 1879. MS.217 Fremont Family Collection, 1836–1960, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; Box 1, folder 8
Thanksgiving proclamation by John C. Frémont as Governor of the territory of Arizona, 1879. MS.217 Fremont Family Collection, 1836–1960, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; Box 1, folder 8
John Charles Frémont, born January 12, 1813, in Savannah, Georgia, was an American military officer, explorer, United States presidential candidate, and an opponent of slavery. Frémont’s most notable political accomplishments include serving as one of California’s first two U.S. senators from 1850 to 1851 and being governor of the Arizona Territory from 1878 to 1881. After […]

The Importance of Accumulation or A Few of My Favorite Little Things

Lummis manuscript on the importance of accumulations, MS.1 Charles Fletcher Lummis Papers
Lummis manuscript on the importance of accumulations, MS.1 Charles Fletcher Lummis Papers
Part of a Series: Diamonds in the Rough Through a grant-​funded project awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), the Autry National Center sets out to process approximately 2,000 linear feet of archival material over two years, ending in 2012. Every third week of the month, the Autry Libraries blog will feature collection gems being […]

Mildred Walter and the Case of the Whites

Caso de Los White cover. MS.236 Mildred Walter Papers, 1935-1985, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.236, Box 4, folder MS.236.6.19, undated.
Caso de Los White cover. MS.236 Mildred Walter Papers, 1935-1985, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.236, Box 4, folder MS.236.6.19, undated.
Through a grant-​funded project awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), the Autry National Center sets out to process approximately 2,000 linear feet of archival material over two years, ending in 2012. Every third week of the month, the Autry Libraries blog will feature collection gems being brought to light by NHRPC Project […]

Wanted Man!

MS214 Big Devil Pete reward detail
Part of a Series: Diamonds in the Rough Through a grant-​funded project awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), the Autry National Center sets out to process approximately 2,000 linear feet of archival material over two years, ending in 2012. Every third week of the month, the Autry Libraries blog will feature collection gems being […]

Educational Wish List

23BrklnMicro cover crop
Part of a Series: Diamonds in the Rough Through a grant-​funded project awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), the Autry National Center sets out to process approximately 2,000 linear feet of archival material over two years, ending in 2012. Every third week of the month, the Autry Libraries blog will feature collection gems being […]

Archaeologist With Attitude: A Glimpse at Richard Fowler Van Valkenburgh

Excavating a house floor at Muwu site, circa 1929.  Anthropology Department Archives, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
Excavating a house floor at Muwu site, circa 1929. Anthropology Department Archives, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
Part of a series: Diamonds In The Rough Through a grant-​funded project awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), the Autry National Center sets out to process approximately 2,000 linear feet of archival material over two years, ending in 2012. Every third week of the month, the Autry Libraries blog will feature collection gems being brought […]