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William A. Carter papers, 1835-1925 (bulk 1880).
BANC MSS P-M 202 Box 1; BANC MSS P-M 202 Box 2; BANC MSS P-M 202 Box 3; BANC MSS P-M 202 FILM positive microfilm
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Title:

William A. Carter papers, 1835-1925 (bulk 1880)

Creator/Contributor:

Carter, William A. (William Alexander), 1818-1881, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Carter family.

Abstract:

Business letters received, alphabetically arranged, mostly for the 1870's and 1880's; legal papers, especially an 1838 agreement for carrying on a sutlership in the Cherokee Nation, Tennessee; papers reflecting employee concerns in the Fort Bridger area from about 1860 and transactions with settlers of the vicinity; papers relating to business transactions with army officers, or to army personnel; documents concerned with Carter's duties as probate judge of Green River County, Utah, 1858-1867; social and personal letters received, 1835-1891; two items of special interest being letters by W.A. Carter to his wife from Placerville, California, August 11, 1850, and from Camp Scott, Utah Territory, March 10, 1858.
Miscellaneous family papers, 1846-1925, include a "diary" made up by Mrs. Groshon from letters of 1858-1859, the originals of which have largely disappeared; fragmentary original diaries for 1859, 1873, and 1881; and some papers of Mrs. Groshon, reflecting her work for the Daughters of the American Revolution in Wyoming, ca. 1913-1915.

Date:

1835 (issued)

Subject:

Carter, William A. (William Alexander) -- 1818-1881 -- Archives
Carter family
Daughters of the American Revolution. -- Wyoming State Society.
Sutlers -- Tennessee
Judges -- Utah -- Green River County
Probate courts -- Utah -- Green River County
Fort Bridger (Wyo.)
Placerville (Calif.)
Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma

Note:

For a complete description see Dale L. Morgan and George P. Hammond, eds., A Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Bancroft Library, v. 1 (1963), p. 244-245.
William A. Carter papers, BANC MSS P-M 202, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Microfilm of Carter Family papers Originals in private possession.
Microfilm FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1905.07978-.07995--PIC).
In English.

Type:

Diaries.

Physical Description:

print
3 boxes (1.2 linear feet)
1 microfilm reel (14 exposures) : negative (Rich. 117:1) and positive (Film P-M 202, part 4)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS P-M 202 Box 1
BANC MSS P-M 202 Box 2
BANC MSS P-M 202 Box 3
BANC MSS P-M 202 FILM positive microfilm

Origin:

United States

Copyright Note:

Microfilm FOR REFERENCE USE ONLY. Reproduction prohibited.

Related Item:

For a complete description see Dale L. Morgan and George P. Hammond, eds., A Guide to the Manuscript Collections of the Bancroft Library, v. 1 (1963), p. 244-245.