Title: J.W. Farrier Papers
ID: OGLMC 1542
Extent: 1.0 Linear Feet
The diaries in the collection are arranged in chronological order.
Farmer and businessman in Ramsey County, North Dakota, Canada, Oregon, and California
James W. Farrier was born March 11, 1848, in Canada West (present day Ontario). He grew up in Canada before coming to the United States about 1872. Farrier lived in Alpena County, Michigan, before moving west around 1883 and acquired land in Ramsey County, North Dakota. Farrier eventually farmed in Alberta and Oregon, before settling in Long Beach, California. James W. Farrier died December 17, 1925.
Restrictions: Open for inspection under the Rules and Regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Note: Source: Terry and Marlene McLaughlin, Huntington Beach, California.
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). J.W. Farrier Papers. OGLMC 1542, Box # , Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid added to Archon in April 2012.
Collection Material Type: Diaries
Scope and Contents: The collection includes journals, account books, photographs, and other personal material detailing Farrier's life in the upper Great Plains, Oregon, and California.