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William Carr Lane Papers, 1813-1926

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Identifier: A0873

Title: William Carr Lane Papers, 1813-1926


Physician, first mayor of St. Louis, and governor of New Mexico Territory in 1852 and 1853.

Letters of Dr. William Carr Lane to his wife, Mary Ewing Lane, 1819, and other personal correspondence and papers including accounts kept by Dr. Lane at Fort Bellefontaine, where he served as post surgeon in 1818; address by Dr. Lane when he was professor of obstetrics and disease of women and children at Kemper College, delivered to the medical class, November 10, 1842; papers relating to the governorship of New Mexico and the administration of Indian affairs there, 1852-1853; drafts of Dr. Lane's letters to General Sterling Price, General Winfield Scott, Edward Bates, and others, expressing views on the issues at stake in the Civil War; correspondence of William Glasgow, Jr., son-in-law of Dr. Lane, and other members of the family including correspondence between mother and daughter Sarah Lane Glasgow and Susan R. Glasgow, 1877; deeds and other land papers of the Lane-Glasgow family; circulars and broadsides concerning St. Louis and New Mexico political affairs, and a large group of documents, notes, and clippings pertaining to the work of William Glasgow, Jr., on the St. Louis school board, 1876-1889.

Some French.

William G.B. Carson gift transferred to the William Carr Lane Papers.

Indexed in the archives card catalog.

14 boxes; 1 oversize folder

Cite as: William Carr Lane Papers, Missouri History Museum Archives, St. Louis.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1813-1926

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts




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