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Kit Carson Papers,

Identifier: 1960-005
Scope and Content Collection consists of photocopies of both Carson's will and his certificate of appointment as an Indian agent; the original of his oath of allegiance to the U.S. as a Lt. Colonel; newspaper clippings on Carson. Also included is a photocopy of A.W. Thompson's essay "The Story of Camp Nichols." Carson established Camp Nichols in the Oklahoma panhandle to protect travelers on the Santa Fe Trail.
Dates: 1847-1923

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  • Subject: Clippings X
  • Subject: Santa Fe Trail X
  • Names: Carson, Kit, 1809-1868 X