Edwin L. Sabin papers
Scope and Contents
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.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
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.
Edwin L. Sabin was born December 23, 1870, in Iowa. He started his career working in newspapers as a reporter, then moved on to writing short stories and poetry for various publications. Sabin then began successfully researching, writing and publishing novels for boys about the American West, up until the Great Depression. Sabin died November 24, 1952.
2 folders (0.02 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcription available in Folder 2.
- Register of the Edwin L. Sabin papers
- Morgan Crockett
- 2010 August 24
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.