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Joseph C. Loughran Collection
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Description
The collection consists of correspondence, essays, bibliographical notes, bound volumes, and ephemera either pertaining to or collected by Joseph C. Loughran. The majority of the items relate to Utah history from the 1860s to the 1940s and focus on Weber County, particularly the Ogden area.
Background
Joseph Clarence Loughran was born in Saunders County, Nebraska, on July 26, 1873. His parents were Joseph Fox Loughran (1850-1938), a native of County Tyrone, Northern Ireland, and English immigrant Margaret Hayes. Loughran served with the Utah Light Artillery, Battery C, during the Spanish-American War. After settling in Utah he worked as a railway carman. He married Mildred Luciel Toyer (1884-1974), the widow of Hyrum Harper (1880-1919), sometime after 1919. Loughran died in Ogden, Utah, on May 17, 1957.
Extent
Approximately 340 items in 8 boxes and 1 oversize volume
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
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