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Charles H. Carson collection Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS 0047

Dates

  • 1800 – 1900 (Creation)

Extents

  • 20 cubic feet (Whole)

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    Collection (ca. 20 cf) of historic newspapers (individual issues), miscellaneous manuscripts& ephemera, compiled and indexed by Carson. The items cover numerous unrelated topics, although many of the newspapers date from the Civil War. The collection was presented to VMI as the "Carson Historical Papers" in 1941 as a memorial to Lt. Robert P. Carson, VMI Class of 1854.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Charles H. Carson b. 1894, Abingdon, Virginia, graduated Virginia Military Institute, Class of 1915; army officer, World War I; journalist; d. 1950 in Lexington, VA.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Open to researchers.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    There are no known restrictions. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright. The VMI Archives must be cited as the source of the content in publication. Contact the VMI Archives for additional information.

  • Preferred Citation

    Charles H. Carson collection. Manuscript # 0047. Virginia Military Institute Archives.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Charles H. Carson, 1941.

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