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N.G. Larimore Papers, 1835-1985

Collection Overview

Title: N.G. Larimore Papers, 1835-1985

ID: OGLMC/1082

Creator: Larimore, Newell Green

Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 09/01/1986

Languages: English [eng]


1835-1913; Pioneer settler near Larimore, North Dakota, and owner of the Elk Valley Farming Company, a large bonanza farm

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The N.G. Larimore Papers contain biographical materials regarding his life, as well as information on the people and business he dealt with. Most notably are documents regarding the Elk Valley Farming Company, the controversy surrounding the African Americans who came to the area in 1882 to work on Larimore's farms, the city of Larimore, and business dealings with O.M. Towner. The collection was created through research by the North Dakota Chautauqua Association, an organization for which Larimore served as president for eight years.

Administrative Information

Accruals: Additional materials were donated by Bruce Gjovig on December 16, 1986 (87-1491).

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Bruce Gjovig, UND Center for Innovation & Business Development

Acquisition Method: Donation: 90-1721

Related Materials:

Elk Valley Farms Records: OGLMC 1526

Wesley College Records: UA 63

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). N.G. Larimore Papers. OGLMC 1082, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid added to Archon in November 2014.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: N.G. Larimore Obituary, November 1913Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Biographical Materials, 1835-1913Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Elk Valley Farming CompanyAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: African-Americans coming to North Dakota, 1882Add to your cart.
Folder 5: City of LarimoreAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: O.M. Towner (Business Associate)Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Chautauqua, November 1985Add to your cart.