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The life story of Winslow Farr Jr. and Susan Melvina Bingham Farr and a short sketch of their children

The life story of Winslow Farr Jr. and Susan Melvina Bingham Farr and a short sketch of their children

Dates: 1990

These life histories of Winslow and Susan Farr were written in 1990 by their granddaughters, Melissa Farr Beckstead and Maybeth Farr Reimann. There are photographs, lists of personality traits, time lines, prison autograph book entries, biographies, funeral speeches and genealogical records. There are also excerpts from the book Harps on the Willows, by Melva Webb Herbert, who includes information about Winslow and Melvina Farr. One book, 9 by 15.5 inches, blue cover. 57 pages.

  • Extent: 1 oversize folder (0.3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Beckstead, Vivia Melissa Farr
  • Call Number: MSS 3968
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from The Life Story of Winslow Farr Jr. and Susan Melvina Bingham Farr and a Short Sketch of Their Children must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3968; The Life Story of Winslow Farr Jr. and Susan Melvina Bingham Farr and a Short Sketch of Their Children; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3968, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Melissa Farr Beckstead in 1990.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Melissa Farr Beckstead; 1990.
Subject Terms
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Illinois; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints--Ohio; Home and Family; Social Life and Customs; Vermont--19th century
Genre / Form
Bibliographies; Genealogies
Processing Information
Processed; H. Christine Swindler; 5 June 2007.
Appraisal Information
LDS cultural, social, and religious history (Collection development policy for 20th Century Western and Mormon Manscripts, August 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS3968
Finding Aid Title
Life story of Winslow Farr Jr. and Susan Melvina Bingham Farr and a short sketch of their children
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Karen Glenn and H. Christine Swindler, student processors and John Murphy, curator
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-07T15:37-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Vivia Melissa Farr Beckstead was born 4 February 1912 in Tucson, Pima, Arizona. She married Read Holt Beckstead 1 June 1940 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She died 14 May 2001 in Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah.



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John Murphy
Curator - 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts
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