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Garland Carr Broadhead Papers, 1806-1912

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Identifier: A0179

Title: Garland Carr Broadhead Papers, 1806-1912


Garland Carr Broadhead was born in Albemarle County, Virginia, in 1827. He worked on surveys for railroads in the early days of the Missouri railroads. He assisted in the reorganizing of the Missouri geological survey. He lived in Columbia, Missouri, in the last years of his life, and died in 1912.

Collection contains essays of early Missouri history written by Garland Carr Broadhead, some of which were read before the Missouri Historical Society; a bound volume of notes concerning the first constitutional convention in Missouri, 1819-1820, and notes of early legislative abstracts, 1820-1835, written by G.C. Broadhead; a list of Missouri legislature members, 1820-1835; notes on the See family and on Achilles Broadhead, who came to Missouri from Virginia with his family in 1824. Also includes descriptions of various people, including Washington Irving and Rufus Easton; accounts by Broadhead of the early railroads in Missouri and an essay titled "Virginians in Missouri," which is handwritten by Broadhead and details the lives and history of Virginians who settled in Missouri.

1 box (15 items)

Cite as: Garland Carr Broadhead Papers, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND

Place: United States

Dates: 1806-1912

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts

Maker/Creator: Broadhead, Garland C. (Garland Carr), 1827-1912

Subjects: Essays
Missouri. Constitution (1820)
Politics and government


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