Overview of the Garland R. Farmer papers

Processed by Hoover Institution Archives Staff.
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Phone: (650) 723-3563
Fax: (650) 725-3445
Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
© 2008
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Overview of the Garland R. Farmer papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2008
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2008 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Garland R. Farmer papers
Dates: 1945-1991
Collection Number: 91080
Creator: Farmer, Garland R.
Collection Size: 50 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (20.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, business and financial records, bulletins, statistical data, pamphlets, serial issues, clippings, and other printed matter, relating to iron ore mining in Liberia, and to political, social and economic conditions in Liberia. Includes some material relating to Ghana and other countries of Africa, and to Lansdell K. Christie, founder of the Liberia Mining Company.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: In English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Garland R. Farmer papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1991.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical/Historical Note

American businessman in Liberia; president, Mine Management Associates.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, reports, business and financial records, bulletins, statistical data, pamphlets, serial issues, clippings, and other printed matter, relating to iron ore mining in Liberia, and to political, social and economic conditions in Liberia. Includes some material relating to Ghana and other countries of Africa, and to Lansdell K. Christie, founder of the Liberia Mining Company.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Christie, Lansdell K., dd. 1965.
Liberia Mining Company.
Mine Management Associates.
Iron mines and mining--Liberia.
Liberia--Economic conditions.
Liberia--Politics and government.
Liberia--Social conditions.
Ghana.