Finding Aid to the Jeanne C. Smith Carr Collection MS.556

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 October 5


Title: Jeanne C. Smith Carr Collection
Identifier/Call Number: MS.556
Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 linear feet (2 folders)
Date (inclusive): 1903-1962
Abstract: This collection includes a hand-written manuscript by Jeanne Carr, articles by C. F. Shoop from 1959 and 1962 on Carr scholar Frank T. Thompson and his research on the Carr home, a1951 article by Thompson, and a Jeanne Carr obituary newspaper clipping from 1903.
creator: Carr, Jeanne C. Smith
creator: Shoop, C. F.

Processing history

Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Final processing and finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 October 5, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a hand-written manuscript by Jeanne Carr entitled "The First Families of California," undated; articles by C. F. Shoop from 1959 and 1962 on Carr scholar Frank T. Thompson and his research on the Carr home, Carmelita, and Jeanne and Ezra Carr; an article titled "Emerson and Etienne Geoffroy St. Hilaire" by Thompson, 1951; and a Jeanne Carr obituary newspaper clipping, 1903.

Acquisition

Carr manuscript donated with the George Wharton James collection, 1939-1940. Other materials assembled by Library staff.

Preferred citation

Jeanne C. Smith Carr Collection, 1903-1962, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.556; [folder number] [folder title][date].

Use

Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center 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.

Access

Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Carr, Ezra S. (Ezra Slocum), 1819-1894
Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885
Muir, John, 1838-1914
Serra, Junípero, 1713-1784
Thompson, Frank T
California -- Biography
California -- History
Clippings
Emerson and Etienne Geoffroy St. Hilaire First Families of California
Manuscripts
Obituaries