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The Resource Raymond B. Farnsworth papers

Raymond B. Farnsworth papers

Label
Raymond B. Farnsworth papers, 1959-1981
Title
Raymond B. Farnsworth papers
Inclusive dates
1959-1981
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Raymond B. Farnsworth papers contain letters, records, studies, charts, drawings, maps, personal notes written by or written to Raymond B. Farnsworth regarding the progess of co-operatives on many Native American reservations throughout the United States. It also includes the legal documents relating to these programs including proposals, management agreements, and financial records. There are also some newspaper clippings related to the projects that Farnsworth was involved with, from 1959 to 1981
Biographical or historical data
Raymond Bartlett Farnsworth was born 21 May 1915 in Enterprise, Washington, Utah, to Bartlett Canfield Farnsworth and Lillie Parthenia Holt. He received his bachelor's from Brigham Young University (BYU), master's degree in soil microbiology from Massachusetts State College, and Ph.D. in soil physics from Ohio State. He then accepted a position as a professor at BYU. While he was a professor at BYU, he worked with the Institute of American Indian Studies and Research at BYU, helping establish agriculture on many reservations throughout Northern America, including some in Canada, the United States, and Mexico. He married his wife, Maurine, 31 December 1943 in San Diego, California. Raymond died 31 October 1987 in Provo, Utah.
Cataloging source
UPB
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Raymond B. Farnsworth papers
Instantiates
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 5 cartons
  • (5 linear feet)
Governing access note
Open for public research
Immediate source of acquisition
Raymond B. Farnsworth;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
Donated by Raymond B. Farnsworth in 1991.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn424619447
  • UtOrBLW
Label
Raymond B. Farnsworth papers
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
  • 5 cartons
  • (5 linear feet)
Governing access note
Open for public research
Immediate source of acquisition
Raymond B. Farnsworth;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Ownership
Donated by Raymond B. Farnsworth in 1991.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn424619447
  • UtOrBLW

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