Harold F. Nufer collection of the Lorin Farr papers
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, 1842-1905 -- Series 6: Miscellaneous Items, 1896.
- Farr, Lorin, 1820-1909 (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Harold F. Nufer collection of the Lorin Farr papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Lorin Farr was born in 1820 in Waterford, Vermont, to Winslow Farr Sr. and Olive Hovey Freeman Farr. He was baptized into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when 11 and married Nancy Bailey Chase in 1845 in Nauvoo, Illinois. After migrating to Utah, he served as Mayor of Ogden and President of the Weber Stake. He married 5 other women and had 36 children. Farr died in 1909 from a heart attack.
2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
These items were donated to Special Collections in 2004.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts.
- Register of Harold F. Nufer collection of the Lorin Farr papers
- Garrett Schroath
- 2011 April 11
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.