Bettis, Laurence Moore, 1895-1976
- Papers, 1930-1973
- 1 ft.
- Rancher and bank director, of Idaho.
- Finding aid online
Chiefly records relating to Bettis's cattle and sheep ranching operations near Gannett, Blaine County, Idaho; together with papers relating to the reorganization of Idaho First National Bank (1962), and miscellaneous personal papers. Includes ca. 75 letters (1935-1949) from J. J. Drinkard, of Drinkard and Emmert Livestock, of Denver, Colo., with detailed commentary on conditions of the cattle market and on national politics, particularly as they affected Western cattlemen; accounts of stockyard sales of Bettis's sheep and cattle (1934-1944); financial statements (1935-1955) for Bettis's ranching interests (principally Crystal Farms Company); brand certificates; and engineering study (1956) of Dewey Mine and Sunnyside Mine, Thunder Mountain Mining District, Valley County, Idaho, prepared by George E. Zeigler.
Papers relating to Idaho First National Bank reorganization closed until 2014.
Gift of Carol L. MacGregor, Boise, Idaho, 1989.
Forms part of: Moore-Cunningham-Bettis collection (MSS 100).