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Object ID 2008-01-56
Object Name Documents
Collection Family File
Title The John Edwin Family File
Scope & Content John Edwin (Edward) Carlson was born October 29, 1862, the only son of John Edward and Elizabeth Carlson. John Edwin married Elizabeth Reardon (or Riordan) in Mendocino in 1886. Following his father's retirement from the hotel business in 1882, John Edwin became the owner/proprietor of the Carlson's City Hotel on Main Street in Mendocino.
John and Elizabeth had three children: Mildred, Thomas and Edward III.
File contains:
Family Group Record
3 pgs. news-clippings
2 pgs. autobiography, Thomas Carlson, presumed author
Transcript of a Testimonial Dinner in honor of Thomas M. Carlson, 1936.
Photograph of John Edwin Carlson as a young man
4 letters from Martha Jean Smith (granddaughter) to Dorothy Bear, 1974 - 1980
Obituary for Thomas Carlson, Mendocino Beacon, 1961.
Extent of Description 10 sheets, 1 book, 1 photograph
Credit line Kelley House Family File
Caption John Edwin Carlson Family
Classification People
People Carlson, John Edwin, 1862 - 1902
Carlson, John Edward III, d. 1927
Carlson, Thomas M., 1894 - 1961
Carlson, Mildred
Carlson, Elizabeth Reardon, 1864 - 1921
Subjects Families