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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
c.340 items
Restrictions
In order to quote from, publish, or reproduce any of the manuscripts or visual materials, researchers must obtain formal permission from the office of the Library Director. In most instances, permission is given by the Huntington as owner of the physical property rights only, and researchers must also obtain permission from the holder of the literary rights. In some instances, the Huntington owns the literary rights, as well as the physical property rights. Researchers may contact the appropriate curator for further information.
Availability
Collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, please go to the following website.