Correspondence, reports, business and financial records, bulletins, statistical data, pamphlets, serial issues, clippings,
other printed matter, and photographs 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.
Garland Farmer, an American businessman, was an industrialist and miner in West Africa, specifically Liberia, who specialized
in iron ore mining. He was affiliated with several large African mining companies, including the National Iron Ore Company
and Mine Management Associates, Limited, serving as president of the latter.
50 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder
(20.5 linear feet)
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