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Farr, Lorin, 1820-1909



  • Existence: 1820 - 1909

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Farr family photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 201
Scope and Contents

Collection includes 44 negatives of photographs of the Farr family, including Lorin Farr, taken between the 1890s and the 1940s. Also includes photocopies of pages of a book on which these photographs appear.

Dates: approximately 1890-1949

Lorin Farr papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230233402]
Identifier: MSS SC 34
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a letter dated September 16, 1850 and addressed to Brigham Young, president of the Mormon Church, requesting advice concerning the shooting of Terikee, a Shoshoni Indian, by a Mormon. He was murdered near the city of Ogden. Also included is an autobiographical sketch dated 1860 containing information on Farr's life, occupation, and church service.

Dates: 1850-1860

Harold F. Nufer collection of the Lorin Farr papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4221
Scope and Contents

The collection primarily consists of research materials (photocopies, manuscripts, etc.) compiled by the Winslow Farr Sr. Family Organization and Amy Oaks Long to write a biography of Lorin Farr. However, two original documents, including a ledger containing family biographical information, are also included.

Dates: 1820-2007

Harold F. Nufer collection of the Lorin Farr papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2952
Scope and Contents Harold F. Nufer collection of the Lorin Farr papers, 1820-1906, includes 6 archival series. Notable items include a Nauvoo land deed signed by Joseph Smith, Lorin Farr's journal recounting the exodus from Nauvoo, and letters from the First Presidency of the LDS Church. Series 1: Journals and Notebooks, 1834-1904 -- Series 2: Correspondence, 1820-1906 -- Series 3: Church Documents, 1844-1903 -- Series 4: Political and Business Documents, 1844-1870 -- Series 5: Newspapers and Articles,...
Dates: 1820-1906

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Letters 3
Diaries 2
Europe 2
Latter Day Saint families -- History 2
Latter Day Saints -- Utah -- Ogden -- History 2