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Elk Valley Farms Records, 1862, 1865, 1879-2001, 2003, 2004, 2007

Collection Overview

Title: Elk Valley Farms Records, 1862, 1865, 1879-2001, 2003, 2004, 2007

Predominant Dates:1881-2001

ID: OGLMC/1526

Creator: Elk Valley Farms (1881-)

Extent: 18.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 05/31/2007

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

Bonanza farm located near Larimore, North Dakota.  Established in 1881

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Elk Valley Farms Records have been divided into eleven series:

Series 1: General Historical Information

Series 2: Elk Valley Farms, 1879-2004

Series 3: Elk Valley Farms Elevator, 1901-1996

Series 4: Elk Valley Supply, Inc., 1975-1994

Series 5: Edison Farms, 1881-1941

Series 6: Crystal Springs Stock Farm, 1900-1922

Series 7: Charles Olmstead Materials, 1862-1917

Series 8: Double LL Stores of Crosby, Inc., 1980-1984

Series 9: J.B. Streeter Real Estate Company, 1893-1908

Series 10: Photographs

Series 11: Separated Materials

Administrative Information

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

Acquisition Source: Jameson Larimore III, Larimore, North Dakota

Acquisition Method: Donation: Acc.2007-2920; Acc.2010-3033; Acc.2011-3122; Acc.2012-3146

Related Materials: N.G. Larimore Papers: OGLMC 1082

Preferred Citation: (Description of item).  Elk Valley Farm Records. OGLMC 1526. Box #. Folder #.  Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.  Chester Fritz Library.  University of North Dakota.

Processing Information: Processed by Dan Ferris, Special Collections Student Assistant, from 2008 to 2012.  Curt Hanson, Department Head, finished the processing and input the finding aid into Archon in June 2013.


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: General Historical InformationAdd to your cart.
The first series contains biographical information on the Larimore family and historical information on Elk Valley Farms.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Larimore Family Biographical InformationAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Genealogy of Thomas Jamison Larimore (1783-1852)Add to your cart.
Item 2: Death Certificate for Clay Larimore, 14 February 1937Add to your cart.
Item 3: Obituary for Jameson Larimore, Jr. (1905-1991), 1991Add to your cart.
Item 4: "A Trip to Larimore, Missouri", Larimore Leader/Tribune, 19 April 2007Add to your cart.
Item 5: Obituary for Jameson "Jim" Larimore III, 1938-2017Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Elk Valley Farms Historical InformationAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Souvenir Book: Larimore, N.D., Diamond Jubilee, 1881-1956, page 17Add to your cart.
Item 2: "Furrows Were Long on 'Largest Farm': Storied Elk Valley Land Still in Larimore Family." by Marilyn Hagerty.  Grand Forks Herald.  8 June 1967Add to your cart.
Item 3: "Elk Valley Farms: Larimore's 'Ponderosa'", Larimore Pioneer, 15 June 1967Add to your cart.
Item 4: African Americans in North Dakota: Sources and Assessments, 1994, pages 62-67Add to your cart.
Item 5: "Old Letter Tells of Pioneer Spud Farming," unknown date and publicationAdd to your cart.
Series 2: Elk Valley Farms, 1879-2004Add to your cart.
This is the largest series in the collection, contains material directly related to Elk Valley Farms, and has been divided into eight sub-series.
Sub-Series 1: General Correspondence, 1896-1957Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 3: 1896-1916Add to your cart.
Folder 4: 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 5: 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 6: 1919Add to your cart.
Folder 7: 1920Add to your cart.
Folder 8: 1921Add to your cart.
Folder 9: 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 10: 1923Add to your cart.
Folder 11: 1924-1925Add to your cart.
Folder 12: 1926-1930Add to your cart.
Folder 13: 1931-1935Add to your cart.
Folder 14: 1936Add to your cart.
Folder 15: 1937Add to your cart.
Folder 16: 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 17: 1939Add to your cart.
Folder 18: 1940Add to your cart.
Folder 19: 1941-1942Add to your cart.
Folder 20: 1943-1957Add to your cart.
Folder 21: undatedAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 2: Letter Books, 1881-1892Add to your cart.
The letter books contain carbon copies of hand written correspondence.
Box 7Add to your cart.
Ledger 1: Elk Valley Farms Letter Book, 1881-1882Add to your cart.
Ledger 2: Elk Valley Farms Letter Book, 1882-1883Add to your cart.
Ledger 3: Elk Valley Farms Letter Book, 1888-1892Add to your cart.
Ledger 4: Elk Valley Farms Letter Book, 1883-1887Add to your cart.
Box 8Add to your cart.
Ledger 5: Elk Valley Farms Letter Book, 1881-1882Add to your cart.
Ledger 6: Elk Valley Farming Company Letter Book, 1892-1901Add to your cart.
Ledger 7: Elk Valley Farming Company Letter Book, 1887-1892Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 3: Executive CorrespondenceAdd to your cart.
This sub-series contains correspondence and documentation related to several named individuals at Elk Valley Farms: Clay Larimore, Jameson Larimore Jr., Newell G. Larimore, Walter Larimore, A.P. Lord., and Oscar Trippett.  Researchers should note that additional correspondence can be found in sub-series 1 and 2.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Clay Larimore: Insurance Policy, 1896Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Clay Larimore: California Land Documents, 1897-1898Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Clay Larimore: Bank Books, 1916-1935Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Clay Larimore: Farming Contracts, 1930-1933Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Clay Larimore: Tax Documents, 1913-1928Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Clay Larimore: Tax Documents, 1930-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Clay Larimore: Estate Documents, 1933-1939Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Clay Larimore: Miscellaneous Documents, 1898-1934Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Jameson Larimore: Miscellaneous Documents, 1901-1947, 1956, 1987Add to your cart.
Includes two telegrams from 1956 from Senator William Langer and Congressman Usher Burdick expressing congratulations to the city of Larimore for their 75th Anniversary
Folder 2: Jameson Larimore Jr.: Farming Contracts, 1933-1937Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Jameson Larimore Jr.: Materials Related to Estate of Elizabeth Larimore, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 4: N.G. Larimore: Miscellaneous Documents, 1902-1903Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Walter Larimore: Miscellaneous Documents, 1902-1926Add to your cart.
Folder 6: A.P. Lord: Correspondence, 1912-June 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 7: A.P. Lord: Correspondence, July 1918-1919Add to your cart.
Folder 8: A.P. Lord: Assorted Banking Documents, 1908-1918Add to your cart.
Folder 9: A.P. Lord: Business Receipts, 1917-1918Add to your cart.
Folder 10: A.P. Lord: Assorted Business, Government, and Legal Documents, 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Oscar Trippett: Estate Materials, 1966-1991Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 4: Financial Information, 1882-1995Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Financial Statements, 1925-1948Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Financial Statements, 1949-1960Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Financial Statements, 1961-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Financial Statements, 1971-1980Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Tax Documents, 1909-1919Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Tax Documents, 1920-1929Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Tax Documents, 1930-1939Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Tax Documents, 1940-1949Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Tax Documents, 1950-1959Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Tax Documents, 1960-1969Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Tax Documents, 1970-1980Add to your cart.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Asset Documentation, 1893, 1937, 1941, 1989, 1993, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Assorted Stock Certificates and Investments, 1882-1912Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Assorted Financial Documents, 1902-1938Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Bank Statements, 1916, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Assorted Receipts, 1900-1918Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Assorted Receipts, 1919-1920Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Assorted Receipts, 1921-1939Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 5: Tenant Farms, 1916-1987Add to your cart.
These files regard the individual tenant farms which were part of Elk Valley Farms.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Edison Farm #1, 1934-1947Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Farm #1  (Home Farm), 1920-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Edison Farm #2, 1934-1948Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Edison Farm #3, 1934-1948Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Farm #3, 1916-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Farm #5, 1919-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Farm #6, 1924-1944Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Farm #7, 1920-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Farm #8, 1922-1974Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Farm #10, 1919-1978Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Farm #13, 1918-1977Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Farm #14, 1920-1973Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Farm #15, 1920-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Farm #16, 1918-1987Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Farm #17Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Farm E.A. and E.E., 1936-1947Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Farm Pi (Pifer), 1930-1986Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Grand Forks County Agreement #133: Delmer Thorsell and Gladys E. Taylor, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Grand Forks County Agreement #134: Adolph Marien and Gladys E. Taylor, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Grand Forks County Agreement #176: W.E. Stormswold, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Grand Forks County Agreement #244: Elk Valley Farms/Tony Markovich, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Grand Forks County Agreement #245: Elk Valley Farms/Harley Ehlers, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Grand Forks County Agreement #299: Elk Valley Farms/Clarence H. Meyer, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Grand Forks County Agreement #365: Elk Valley Farms/John Farrell, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Grand Forks County Agreement #370: Elk Valley Farms/Don Shide, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Grand Forks County Agreement #373: Elk Valley Farms/William Shide, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Grand Forks County Agreement #374: Elk Valley Farms/Gust Johnson, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Grand Forks County Agreement #376: Elk Valley Farms/Sigurd Rasmussen, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Grand Forks County Agreement #377: Elk Valley Farms/E. Fanning, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Grand Forks County Agreement #378: Elk Valley Farms/Harold Warne, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Grand Forks County Agreement #379: Elk Valley Farms/H.H. Pifer, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Miscellaneous Farming Contracts, 1930, 1937, 1946Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 6: Mexican Land, 1909-1951Add to your cart.
This sub-series regards land owned by Elk Valley Farms in Mexico.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1911-1925Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1926Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1928Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1929Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1930Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1931Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1932Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence, 1933Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence, 1934Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence, 1935-1936Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence, 1937-1947Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Land and Legal Documents, 1905-1951Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Financial Documents, 1913-1944Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Receipts, 1909-1925Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Receipts, 1926-1929Add to your cart.
Folder 17: ReceiptsAdd to your cart.
Sub-Series 7: General Files, 1884-2003Add to your cart.
Box 4Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Elk Valley Bank, Litton Real Estate Transaction, 1910-1919Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Crop Yield Reports, 1928-1964Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Crop Yield Reports, 1965-1984Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Hoverson Farms Correspondence, 1997-2001Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Hoverson Farms Assorted Land and Legal Documents, 1995-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Hoverson Farms Invoices, 1996-2003Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Lake Agassiz Sugar Corporation, 1961-1967Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Legal Documents, 1884-1908Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Legal Documents, 1914-1965Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Legal Documents, 1970-1994Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Legal Documents, 1995-1999Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Legal Documents, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 30: New Office Building, 1970Add to your cart.
Folder 31: North Dakota Worker's Compensation Bureau, 1919-1923Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Potato Warehouse Construction Correspondence, 1944-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Potato Warehouse Construction Permits, 1944-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Potato Warehouse Construction Plans and Material Lists, 1942-1944Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Potato Warehouse Receipts, 1930-1955Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Potato Warehouse Construction Informational and Promotional MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 37: Telephone Utility Annual Reports, 1931-1972Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Trippett Farms, 1965-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Trustees of Elk Valley Farms, 1937-1941Add to your cart.
Sub-Series 8: Ledger Books, 1879-2004Add to your cart.
This sub-series consists of bound ledger books related to Elk Valley Farms.  Some of these have been placed in Boxes 9 and 10, while others have been placed on the shelves adjacent to the collection.
Ledger 1: Elk Valley Farms Wage Journal Book, 1899-1919Add to your cart.
Ledger 2: Elk Valley Farms Cash Book, 1916-1919Add to your cart.
Ledger 3: Elk Valley Farming Company Cash Book, 1897-1916Add to your cart.
Ledger 4: Elk Valley Farms Journal Book, 1907-1926Add to your cart.
Includes Articles of Incorporation, By-Laws, Meeting Minutes, and Other Documents
Ledger 5: Elk Valley Farms Ledger Book, 1922-1929Add to your cart.
Ledger 6: Elk Valley Farms Ledger Book, 1898-1920Add to your cart.
Ledger 7: Elk Valley Farms Ledger Book, 1927Add to your cart.
Ledger 8: Elk Valley Farming Co. Stock Ledger, 1881-1903Add to your cart.
Ledger 9: Elk Valley Farms Employee Ledger Book, 1916-1917Add to your cart.
Ledger 10: Elk Valley Farms Ledger Book, 1938-1962Add to your cart.
Ledger 11: Elk Valley Farms Ledger Book, 1955-1978Add to your cart.
Ledger 12: Elk Valley Farms Ledger Book, 1955-1962Add to your cart.
Ledger 13: Elk Valley Farms Property Ledger Book, 1946-1980Add to your cart.
Ledger 14: Elk Valley Farms Ledger Book, 1931-2004Add to your cart.
Ledger 15: Elk Valley Farms Potato Ledger Book, 1935-1996Add to your cart.
Ledger 16: Elk Valley Farms Ledger Book, 1930-1955Add to your cart.
Ledger 17: Elk Valley Farms Ledger Book, 1979-2004Add to your cart.
Ledger 18: Elk Valley Potato Growers Association Ledger Book, 1956-1986Add to your cart.
Ledger 19: Elk Valley Farms Potato Growers Ledger Book, 1950-1955Add to your cart.
Box 9Add to your cart.
Ledger 25: Elk Valley Farming Company Stock Certificate Book, 1881-1903Add to your cart.
Ledger 26: Elk Valley Farms Stock Certificate Book, 1907-1921Add to your cart.
Ledger 27: Elk Valley Farms Stock Ledger and Journal, 1907-1921Add to your cart.
Ledger 28: Elk Valley Farms Wheat Ledger Book, 1879-1880Add to your cart.
Ledger 29: Elk Valley Farming Company Record of Larimore Town Lots and Farming Lands, 1900-1920Add to your cart.
Ledger 30: Elk Valley Farms Time Book, 1916-1918Add to your cart.
Ledger 31: Elk Valley Farms Employee Ledger Book, 1916-1929Add to your cart.
Ledger 32: Elk Valley Farms Employee Ledger Book, 1930-1935Add to your cart.
Ledger 33: Elk Valley Farms Renters Ledger Book, 1916-1929Add to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Ledger 34: Elk Valley Farms Ledger Book, 1913-1914, 1935Add to your cart.
Ledger 36: Elk Valley Farms Ledger Book, 1914-1933Add to your cart.
Ledger 37: Elk Valley Farms Ledger Book, 1918-1935Add to your cart.
Series 3: Elk Valley Farms Elevator, 1901-1996Add to your cart.
Series 3 contains material related to Elk Valley Farms Elevator, which was incorporated separately from Elk Valley Farms.  The series consists largely of financial information, although meeting minutes, correspondence and newspaper clippings are also included.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Executive Binder, 1974-1994Add to your cart.
Contents of the folder were originally in a 3 Ring Binder.  The original order of the binder was maintained. Contains sections entitled "Minutes & By-Laws", "Certificate Book", and "Transfer Ledger"
Folder 4: Minutes of Meetings of the Board of Directors, 1975-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 5: General Correspondence, 1934-1936, 1960Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Newspaper Clippings, 1948, 1953-1954, 1968Add to your cart.
Regarding elevator fires in 1948 and 1953
Folder 7: Financial Documents, 1911-1914Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Financial Statements, 1975-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Financial Statements, 1986-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Tax Documents, 1926-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Burlington Northern Railroad Correspondence, 1935-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Burlington Northern Railroad Spur Agreement Blueprints, 1901-1974Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Burlington Northern Railroad Spur Agreement Leases, 1924-1996Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Assorted Legal DocumentsAdd to your cart.
Ledger 20: Elk Valley Farms Elevator Ledger Book, 1942-1952Add to your cart.
Ledger 21: Elk Valley Farms Elevator Expense Account Ledger Book, 1962-1979Add to your cart.
Ledger 22: Elk Valley Farms Elevator Ledger Book, 1980-1995Add to your cart.
Series 4: Elk Valley Supply, Inc., 1975-1994Add to your cart.
Series 4 contains materials related to Elk Valley Supply, Inc., a separately incorporated business from Elk Valley Farms.  This small series contains executive information and financial materials.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Executive Binder, 1975-1994Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Financial Statements, 1975-1985Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Financial Statements, 1986-1993Add to your cart.
Ledger 23: Elk Valley Supply Company Ledger Book, 1972-1995Add to your cart.
Series 5: Edison Farms, 1881-1941Add to your cart.
Edison Farms was another farming operation near Larimore.  In addition to geographic proximity, the Edisons were related to the Larimore family, through Sarah (Moore) Larimore, the wife of Jameson Larimore I.  Elk Valley Farms had an extensive business relationship with Edison Farms.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Correspondence, 1892-1920Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Abstracts of Title, 1883-1898Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Abstracts of Title, 1906Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Abstracts of Title, 1911Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Assorted Land Documents, 1889-1916Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Assorted Land and Property Lists, 1902, but mainly undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Public Land Certificates, 1883-1889Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Assorted Court Documents, 1894-1920Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Assorted Business Receipts, 1881-1914Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Tax Statements from Grand Forks County, 1935-1941Add to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Miscellaneous Financial Materials, 1891-1911Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Legal Documents Related to the Estate of Thomas S. Edison, 1898-1914Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Assorted Materials Related to the 1940 Barn ConstructionAdd to your cart.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Ledger 38: J.S. Edison Estate Ledger Book, 1900-1919Add to your cart.
Ledger 39: Edison Estate Ledger Book, 1900-1917Add to your cart.
Series 6: Crystal Springs Stock Farm, 1900-1922Add to your cart.
Series 6 contains materials related to the Crystal Springs Stock Farm, which has also located near Larimore.  The nature of the relationship between Crystal Springs and Elk Valley is unclear,
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1900, 1901, 1916Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence, April-September 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence, October-December 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1919Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Correspondence, 1920Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Correspondence, 1921Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Correspondence, 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Correspondence, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Assorted Receipts, 1916-1919Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Assorted Receipts, 1920-1922Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Assorted Receipts, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: E.W. Cunningham, Correspondence, 1914Add to your cart.
Folder 18: E.W. Cunningham, Correspondence, 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 19: E.W. Cunningham, Correspondence, UndatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 20: E.W. Cunningham, Assorted Land, Real Estate and Tax Documents, 1913, 1914, 1917Add to your cart.
Folder 21: E.W. Cunningham, Business Receipts, 1914, 1917Add to your cart.
Series 7: Charles Olmstead Materials, 1862-1917Add to your cart.
Series 7 contains records related to Charles Olmstead (1842-1917), who ran a general store in Larimore.  He was born December 28, 1842, in Orleans County, New York.  During the Civil War, he served in the Union Army, with both the Second Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment and the Second Michigan Cavalry.  He moved to Larimore in 1881.  His connection to Elk Valley Farms is uncertain, as is how the Elk Valley Farms came into possession of these documents.  Charles Olmstead died March 7, 1917, in Grand Forks County.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Biographical MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Civil War Enlistment and Discharge Papers, 1862, 1865Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Civil War Assorted Documents, 1862Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Civil War Pension Materials, 1865-1914Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Correspondence: Hiram Olmstead (brother), 1888-1913Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Correspondence: Knights of Pythias, 1883-1916Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Business Correspondence, 1886-1917Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Business Documents from Elk Valley Farms and Elk Valley Bank, 1882-1914Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Business ReceiptsAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: Business: Fire Insurance Policies, 1898, 1899, 1910, 1913Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Assorted Legal Documents, 1870-1913Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Patent Assignments to Olmstead, 1877-1878Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Guardianship of Lena M. Olmstead, 1883-1887Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Grand Forks County Fair Association, 1903-1906Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Stock from the Larimore Improvement Company, 1902Add to your cart.
Series 8: Double LL Stores of Crosby, Inc., 1980-1984Add to your cart.
The 8th series consists of one accounting ledger book from Double LL Stores in Crosby, North Dakota.  The business had dealings with Elk Valley Farms, beginning in 1980.
Ledger 24: Ledger Book, 1980-1984Add to your cart.
Series 9: J.B. Streeter Real Estate Company, 1893-1908Add to your cart.
Series 9 contains one ledger related to the J.B. Streeter Real Estate Company, which was likely located in Larimore.  The ledger is dated 1893-1908. The firm had numerous dealings with Elk Valley Farms, as evidenced by entries in the ledger.
Box 10Add to your cart.
Ledger 40: J. B. Streeter Real Estate Company Journal and Ledger Book, 1893-1908Add to your cart.
Series 10: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Box 6Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Larimore Family MembersAdd to your cart.
Photograph 1: Women's Relief Corps, Appomattox Chapter No. 6, 1903Add to your cart.
Members had to be relatives of Civil War Veterans.  Includes Lizzie Mathews (later Mrs. Walter Larimore) and Ellen Olmstead (Mrs. C.H. Olmstead)
Photograph 2: Lizzie Mathews (Mrs. Walter Larimore), undatedAdd to your cart.
King Studios, Northfield, Minnesota
Photograph 3: Unidentified group of school children and teacher, May 1877Add to your cart.
Photograph 4: Group photograph (Jameson Larimore Jr. second from the right), July 1956Add to your cart.
Photograph 5: Jameson Larimore Jr., undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 38: Various Exterior Photographs of the Elk Valley Farms ElevatorAdd to your cart.
Folder 39: Various Interior Photographs of the Elk Valley Farms ElevatorAdd to your cart.
Folder 40: Interior Photographs of the Elk Valley Farms Elevator with PeopleAdd to your cart.
Photograph 6: Unidentified man with equipment.  Likely from the first elevator, undatedAdd to your cart.
Photograph 7: Unidentified man with Jameson Larimore Jr., undatedAdd to your cart.
Photograph 8: Two unidentified men near a scale, undatedAdd to your cart.
Photograph 9: Unidentified man with equipment, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 41: Elk Valley Farms Elevator Fire, 14 December 1953Add to your cart.
Photograph 10: Night Scene of the Fire, 14 December 1953Add to your cart.
Photograph 11: Morning Scene of the Fire, 14 December 1953Add to your cart.
Series 11: Separated MaterialsAdd to your cart.
The contents of this series were separated and placed in the Oversize File Cabinets.
Oversize Folder 1Add to your cart.
Item 1: Poster: "Forty-three Deering Binders at work on the Elk Valley Farm, Larimore, North Dakota, in the presence of the Foreign Commissioners of the World's Columbian Exposition."  The poster includes the autographs of the Foreign Commissioners., 29 August 1893Add to your cart.
Item 2: Plat map of Larimore, showing the location of Elk Valley Farms, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 3: Illustration of Elk Valley Farming Co., drawn by Capel Rowley, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 4: Loose Letter Book Pages, 1902-1903Add to your cart.
Item 5: Civil War Document:  "Volunteer Descriptive List and Account of Pay and Clothing of Charles Olmstead, Private", 29 August 1862Add to your cart.