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Erastus G. Farmer papers, 1898-1922

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Farmer, Erastus G., 1861-1937
Title
Erastus G. Farmer papers
Dates
1898-1922 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 box, (.25 linear ft.)
Collection Number
USU_COLL MSS 251
Summary
This collection consists of 8 daybooks written by Erastus G. Farmer between the years 1898 and 1921. They contain information about his work and finances, but are mainly notes on LDS church meetings. The daybooks are arranged in roughly chronological order.
Repository
Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library, Special Collections and Archives Division
Special Collections and Archives
Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
Logan, UT
84322-3000
Telephone: 435-797-2663
Fax: 435-797-2880
scweb@usu.edu
Access Restrictions
Restrictions

Open to public research.

Languages
English.

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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Erastus G. Farmer was born in Florence, Nebraska in a covered wagon en-route to Salt Lake City on June 29, 1861. He lived most of his life in Idaho and was an active member of the LDS church, serving as a missionary, a bishop, and a high councilman for 10 years. He died on July 31, 1937.

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This collection consists of 8 day books written by Erastus G. Farmer between the years 1898 and 1921. They contain information about his work and finances, but are mainly notes on different LDS meetings (who spoke and what was said). The day books are arranged in roughly chronological order.

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Restrictions on Use

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Utah State University Libraries, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.

Permission to publish material from the Erastus G. Farmer papers must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation

Erastus G. Farmer papers, 1898-1922. (COLL MSS 251) Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives Department.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 Daybook dated Unspecified year August 5 - January 31
1 2 Daybook dated 1898 January 9 - 1898 December 30
1 3 Daybook dated 1900 September 11 - 1901 November 4
1 4 Daybook dated 1901 November 4 - 1903 August 2
1 5 Daybook dated 1904 November 12 - 1911 March 4
1 6 Daybook dated 1911 April 29 - 1915 February 28
1 7 Daybook dated 1921 June 8 - August 14
1 8 Daybook dated 1917 January 8 - 1918 January 26