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.
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.
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.
7 Correspondence, 1941 Dec.
8 Correspondence, 1942.
9 Correspondence, 1943-1944 Oct.
10 Correspondence, 1944 Nov.-1948 and n.d.
11 Miscellaneous, 1919-1945.