William G. B. Carson Papers 1783-1966
full text File Size: 127 K bytes | Add this to my bookbag

box-folder   1-4/1-18  
I. Material Relating to Early New Mexico History. [series]: (ca.198 items.)   
Scope: Consists of correspondence and research relating to early New Mexico history and Carson's work editing the diary of his great-great-grandfather, William Carr Lane, who was the first governor of New Mexico from 1852 to 1853.

box-folder   1-2/1-15  
I. 1. Correspondence. [subseries]: (ca. 191 items.)   
Scope: This is arranged alphabetically by last name of the author. It also includes some carbons of Carson's letters. Some folders include research material.

box-folder   3-4/16-18  
I. 2. Research. [subseries]: (ca. 7 items.)   
Scope: Consists of general research notes and notes on people and places, correspondence, and newspaper articles on forts.

box-folder   3  
I. 2. a. Notecards of general research notes. (1 item, ca. 500 index cards, 3.5x5 inch.)
box-folder   4/16  
I. 2. b. Notecards of research notes on People and Places. (1 item, 45 index cards, 4x6 inch.)
box-folder   4/17  
I. 2. c. Correspondence from Department of State, Washington (Photostats). 1852-1853. (1 item.)   
Scope: This includes six letters from the Deparment of State, Washington from 1852 to 1853. Two letters are adressed to William Carr Lane, Governor of New Mexico (Carson's great-great-grandfather).

box-folder   4/18  
I. 2. d. Newspaper articles from The Southwesterner and handcopied letter regarding Fort Webster. (4 items.)   
Scope: This includes seven articles from three editions (November 1962, December 1962, January 1963) of The Southwesterner that relate to early New Mexico history. The newspapers are stored in OVERSIZE. There is also one handcopied letter regarding Fort Webster.