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Carson House, Eureka, Humboldt County, CA



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Item Title


Location
Eureka, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CA-1911
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-250).
Building/structure dates: 1885 initial construction
Suggested address, 143 M. Street, not verifiable in documentation.

0.1988
Significance: Considered the most grand Victorian home in America, the Carson Mansion was built from 1884 to 1886 for lumber baron William Carson, noted as the first man to mill redwood. The 18 roomed mansion housed 3 generations of Carsons until sold for $35,000 in 1950 to a preservation group.

Subjects
Mansions
Domestic Life


Related Names
Carson, William McKendrie
Newsom, Samuel
Newsom, Joseph Cather
Ingomar Club
Harland, Dave, Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey From Humboldt Times Collection - Copy of 1902 Photograph SOUTHWEST ELEVATION
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 WEST ELEVATION
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 SOUTHWEST CORNER DETAIL
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 EAST ELEVATION
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 DETAIL OF SOUTHWEST ELEVATION
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 DETAIL OF WEST ELEVATION
7. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 DETAIL OF TOWER (From West)
8. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 DETAIL OF WEST GABLE
9. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 DETAIL OF TOWER (From East)
10. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 DETAIL OF SOUTH ENTRANCE
11. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 DETAIL OF PORCH (West Entrance)
12. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 DETAIL OF PORCH (South Entrance)
14. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 DETAIL OF PORCH AND WINDOW
15. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 WEST ENTRANCE INNER DOORS
16. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 MAIN HALL AT ENTRANCE
17. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 FIRST FLOOR STAIRWAY
18. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 CEILING DETAIL OF HALL
19. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 FIRST FLOOR PARLOR
20. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 FIRST FLOOR LIVING ROOM
21. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 DINING ROOM
22. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 STAIRWAY AT SECOND FLOOR
23. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 SECOND FLOOR HALL AND STAIR HALL
24. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 SECOND FLOOR HALL (Looking East)
25. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 DETAIL OF SECOND FLOOR HALL (East End)
26. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 SECOND FLOOR HALL (Looking West)
27. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 DETAIL OF SECOND FLOOR HALL ARCH
28. Historic American Buildings Survey Jack E. Boucher, Photographer October 1960 SECOND FLOOR FIREPLACE
29. Historic American Buildings Survey Copy of Architects Drawings 1885 WEST ELEVATION


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