Collection Title: Mary Carson Warfield
Collection Number: M015
Inclusive Dates: 1860 – 1919
Volume: .05 Cubic Feet
Processor: W. Ray
Mary Anderson Carson was the daughter of James Carson. On August 24, 1864 she married Elisha Warfield of Desha County, Arkansas. Mary Carson Warfield was a writer of novels and the collection includes unpublished novels. In 1913, she was the Historian of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Her daughter, Florence Warfield Sillers, was married Walter Sillers of Rosedale, Mississippi, a farmer and well-respected Mississippi legislator.
Scope and Content:
The Mary Carson Warfield Papers contain unpublished novels and manuscripts, and miscellaneous personal correspondence. Also included is a 1864 Civil War Commission for Elisha Warfield.
Box / Folder
1 1 April 30, 1864
Civil War Commission of Elisha Warfield, 2nd Arkansas Regiment C.S.A.
1 2 August 24, 1864
Handwritten marriage certificate dated August 24, 1864 Justice of Peace in Phillips County, Arkansas of Elisha Warfield of Desha County, Arkansas and Mary Anderson Carson, daughter of James Carson.
1 3 Manuscripts #1, #2, #3, #4 “Wanalane, A Glimpse of Southern Life”
1 4 Manuscripts #5, #6, #7, #8 “Wanalane, A Glimpse of Southern Life”
1 5 Manuscripts #1, #2, #3 “Angola, The Story of a Country Neighborhood”
1 6 Manuscripts #4, #5, #6 “Angola, The Story of a Country Neighborhood”
1 7 Manuscript “The Ante-Bellum Woman – 1860” by Mary Carson Warfield
1 8 Cloth bound book “Ladies Laundry List” dated 1919;
Certificate for Mrs. Mary Carson Warfield a member of Frank A. Montgomery Chapter
Mississippi Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy dated 5 February 1910;
Religious Pamphlet – Personal Report of Rev. J.J. Lucas for year ending October 1909;
Handwritten draft and typed manuscript “L.Q.C. Lamar and the Work of the Committee of
Fifteen” by Mary C. Warfield, Historian of F.A. Montgomery Chapter of United
Daughters of the Confederacy 29 January 1913;
Typewritten Manuscript “Robert E. Lee” by Mary Carson Warfield;
1 9 September 18, 1890
Warfield, Mary Carson, Wakefield, to Mamie, personal letter concerning relatives, family news, and diseases;
November 6, 1892
Warfield, Mary Carson of Monville, Louisiana, to Sillers, Florence Warfield, relative to family matter;
October 19, 1910
National Cloak and Suit Company of New York City to Warfield, Mary Carson. Enclosed are cloth samples order blanks, and price quotations;
June 5, 1894
Blackburn, J.C.S. (U.S. Senator) to Warfield, Mary Carson relative to an appointment for her son;
November 24, 1908
Meta, Harriet of Syracuse, To- Kalon Manufacturing Company Syracuse, N.Y. to Warfield, Mary Carson relative to cosmetics and beauty treatment (contract enclosed).
January 24, 1910
Natchez City Cemetery Preservation and improvement Association to Warfield, Mary Carson.
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