Guide to the Lynn S. Huffaker daybooks,
1959-1965

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Creator: Huffaker, Lynn S., 1910-1965
Title: Lynn S. Huffaker daybooks
Dates: 1959-1965 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Collection Number: USU_COLL MSS 153
Summary: This one-box collection contains the daybooks of Lynn S. Huffaker. The five daybooks (1959-1961 and 1963-1964) contain a log of Huffaker's personal life and farm labors in rural Woodruff, Utah. These daybooks discuss the business of growing and marketing hay, barley, cattle, and sheep, procuring irrigation water, maintaining farm machinery, as well as Huffaker's personal observations, which provide an insightful record about daily life on a farm in rural northern Utah.
Repository: Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives
Manuscript Collection

Merrill-Cazier Library
Utah State University
3000 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-3000
Phone: 435 797-1663
Fax: 435 797-2880
Email: scweb@usu.edu

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 
Sponsor: Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Biographical Note

Lynn Shelby Huffaker was born August 5, 1910 in Woodruff, Utah, to Shelby and Marry Ellen Dean Huffaker. On December 21, 1933 Huffaker married Eddis Longhurst in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple. Thereafter they had three sons and two daughters, LeRoy, Stephan, Lyle, Lou Ann, and Kristine. Huffaker worked as a farmer and rancher at Woodruff throughout his life, and served as a secretary to the Woodruff Irrigation Company. On December 2, 1965, Lynn S. Huffaker died at the age of 55.

Source: Uinta County Herald, December 4, 1965.

Content Description

This one-box collection contains the daybooks of Lynn S. Huffaker. The five daybooks (1959--1961 and 1963--1964) contain a log of Huffaker's personal life and farm labors in rural Woodruff, Utah. The one folder contains loose papers related to Huffaker and a copy of his 1965 Uinta County Herald obituary.

These daybooks discuss the business of growing and marketing hay, barley, cattle, and sheep, procuring irrigation water, maintaining farm machinery, as well as Huffaker's personal observations, which provide an insightful record about daily life on a farm in rural northern Utah.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  Restrictions

Open to public research.

Restrictions on Use :  Copyright

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission to publish from the owner of the copyright (the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates, or literary executors). The user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Utah State University Libraries, its officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims made by any person asserting that he or she is an owner of copyright.

Permission to publish material from the Lynn S. Huffaker daybooks must be obtained from the Special Collections Manuscript Curator and/or the Special Collections Department Head.

Preferred Citation :  

Lynn S. Huffaker daybooks, 1959-1965. (COLL MSS 153). Utah State University. Special Collections and Archives Department.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information :  

Donation.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box
1 Book 1: Farm daybook 1959
1 Book 2: Farm daybook 1960
1 Book 3: Farm daybook 1961
1 Book 4: Farm daybook 1963
1 Book 5: Farm daybook 1964
Folder
1 1 Misc papers and a copy of Huffaker's obituary

Subjects

    • Personal Names :
    • Huffaker, Lynn S., 1910-1965.
    • Subject Terms :
    • Agriculture--Utah--Woodruff--History.
    • Farm life--Utah--Woodruff.
    • Geographical Names :
    • Woodruff (Utah)--History.

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