Photographs of Kit Carson

Photographs of Kit Carson

Dates: approximately 1860-1889

Collection includes 107 photographs and one tintype with images of Christopher "Kit" Carson taken between the 1860s and the 1880s.

  • Extent: 5 folders (0.3 linear ft.). -- 108 items
  • Call Number: MSS P 222
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Photograph Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research. Items kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Photographs of Kit Carson must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS P 222; Photographs of Kit Carson; Photograph Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS P 222, LTPSC.
Custodial History
The photographs in this collection were primarily assembled by historian Edwin L. Sabin. Others were added to the collection from the papers of Granville Stuart and Robert Ellison, which had been partially arranged by Fred Rosenstock.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Fred Rosenstock; 1985.
Related Material
See also the Edwin L. Sabin papers (MSS SC 1072) and the Kit Carson collection (Vault MSS 513).
Subject Terms
Carson, Kit, 1809-1868--Photographs; Agriculture--Mexico--Photographs; Explorers--West (U.S.)--Photographs
Genre / Form
Photographs; Tintypes
Physical Location
L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
Appraisal Information
Photographs (Photograph Archives).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Carson (Kit), Photographs of
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Abe Austin
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-02-23T04:31-0700
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Tom Wells
Curator - Photograph Archives