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William F. Carne Papers (MS308)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS308
The 1853-1854 diary documents the intimate details of Carne's daily life, and includes scraps of paper dated 50 years later (1903-1904), which at times seem to comment upon those earlier events.

Dates

  • 1853-1854

Creator

Extent

.095 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Biographical Note

William F. Carne was born in Alexandria in August 1832. He was the Alexandria correspondent for the Washington Evening Star from August 1853 to September 1856, when he went to another regional paper. Later in life, he would become known as a local historian of Alexandria. He was also involved in the Alexandria Library Company, but less so during the period of the diary.
Title
William F. Carne Finding Aid
Status
completed
Date
2019 April
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Local History and Special Collections Branch, Alexandria Library Repository

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