Smith, Datus C., 1853-1932

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Owner and operator of the Belle Prairie Farm at Blanchard, N.D. earlier called Cloverlea Farm. Wed Marion Houston in 1904. Purchased Belle Prairie Farm with a loan from Marshall Field, a friend from Chicago.

From the description of Collection, 1871, 1904, 1916-1922. (North Dakota State University Library). WorldCat record id: 29932500

Datus C. Smith was the owner and operator of Cloverlea Farm in Traill County, North Dakota. In 1930 he was living in Pasadena, California.

From the description of Letters to Datus C. Smith, 1928-1930. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 79457995

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Smith, Datus C., 1853-1932. Collection, 1871, 1904, 1916-1922. North Dakota State University Library
creatorOf Smith, Datus C., 1853-1932. Letters to Datus C. Smith, 1928-1930. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Ellingrud, Christine Melhus, 1885-. Ole O. Melhus family history, 1957. North Dakota State University Library
referencedIn Blanchard Farm collection, 1902, 1954. North Dakota State University Library
referencedIn McCain, William Alexander, 1862-1908. Collection, [195-]. North Dakota State University Library
referencedIn Century Company records, 1870-1924 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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Relation Name
associatedWith Agricultural subsidies corporateBody
associatedWith Allen, Henry Ware. person
correspondedWith Century Company corporateBody
associatedWith Cloverlea Farm (Traill County, N.D.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 person
associatedWith Ellingrud, Christine Melhus, 1885- person
associatedWith Field, Marshall, 1834-1906. person
associatedWith McCain, William Alexander, 1862-1908. person
associatedWith Nye, Gerald P. (Gerald Prentice), 1892-1971. person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Smith, Datus Clifford, 1907- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Traill County (N.D.)
North Dakota--Cass County
Belle Prairie Farm (N.D.)
Blanchard (N.D.)
North Dakota
North Dakota
Agricultural pests--Control
Bonanza farms
Weed control
Sweet clover
Frontier and pioneer life
Farmers--North Dakota


Birth 1853

Death 1932



Ark ID: w61c2nmm

SNAC ID: 65772100