Farmer, Leslie H. (1917-1944) Papers, 1919-1948

Held by The Filson Historical Society 

Creator:  Farmer, Leslie H., 1917-1944 

Title:  Papers, 1919-1948 

Rights: For information regarding literary and copyright interest for these papers, contact the Collections Department. 

Size of Collection:  0.66 cubic feet 

Location Number:  Mss. A F234 

Scope and Content Note 

The papers are primarily correspondence written about Farmer’s and his family’s experiences. Main topics are economic difficulties and social life in rural Ky., alcoholism, the possibility of war, World War II, and the turbulent relationship between Farmer and his girlfriend. 

Biographical Note 

Leslie H. Farmer (1917-1944) was a soldier from Lewisburg, Ky. in rural Logan County. He served in the U.S. Army’s 7th Infantry during World War II. He was killed in France in 1944. 

Folder List 

Box 1 

1 Correspondence, 1931-1936.

2 Correspondence, 1941 Mar.-Apr.

3 Correspondence, 1941 May-June.

4 Correspondence, 1941 July.

5 Correspondence, 1941 Aug.-Sept.

6 Correspondence, 1941 Oct.-Nov.


Box 2 

7 Correspondence, 1941 Dec.

8 Correspondence, 1942.

9 Correspondence, 1943-1944 Oct.

10 Correspondence, 1944 Nov.-1948 and n.d.

11 Miscellaneous, 1919-1945.