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Inventory of the Garland R. Farmer papers
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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 (20.4 linear feet)
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Collection is open for research.