Edwin L. Sabin papers

Edwin L. Sabin papers

Dates: 1885-1924

Collection includes holograph and typed letters received by Sabin. Many of these materials relate to Sabin's research on Kit Carson, and include answers to Sabin's inquiries regarding the personality, appearance, and activities of Carson. The information was of use to Sabin in his book "Kit Carson Days (1809-1868)" published in 1914 and in its revised edition of 1935. Also included are letters that relate to Sabin's efforts to get photographs of the American West.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Sabin, Edwin L. (Edwin Legrand), 1870-1952
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1072b
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from letters received 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 SC 1072b; Edwin L. Sabin papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1072b, LTPSC.
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Literature; Correspondence; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Authors, American--Correspondence; Photography--West (U.S.); Material Types; Historians--United States--Correspondence; Carson, Kit, 1809-1868; Sabin, Edwin L. (Edwin Legrand), 1870-1952; Sabin, Edwin L. (Edwin Legrand), 1870-1952--Correspondence
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Sabin (Edwin L.) papers
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Morgan Crockett
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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-10-11 11:32:50 -0600.
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Biographical History

Edwin L. Sabin (1870-1954) was an author and historian of the American West.

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