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University of Arkansas, Fayetteville


Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

Edgar A. Albin Papers

Identifier: MC 623
Scope and Content Note

The papers include correspondence, Albin's newspaper column and some drafts for the column, other newspaper articles by Albin, materials concerning his Fulbright tour in India, and photographs.

Dates: 1921-1986

Harold Denton Albrecht Photographs

Identifier: MC 1695
Scope and Content Note

Materials in this collection include two albums with photographs of paddle boats and scenes on the Mississippi River, the University of Arkansas campus and students, as well as scenes of Europe dating circa 1925-1937.

Dates: 1925 - 1958

Angel Flight Scrapbook

Identifier: MC 1581
Scope and Content Note

A scrapbook contained in large wooden covers. The front is decorated with an insignia of the Arkansas Razorbacks and one of Angel Flight. The scrapbook contains photographs, printed programs and other material, one or two pieces of correspondence. The photographs, generally unidentified, document the attendance of the membership at national conferences of Angel Flight, the Arnold Air Society, or AFROTC.

Dates: 1985-1986

Award of Merit

Identifier: MC 766
Scope and Content Note

Certificate from seven civil rights organizations to the University of Arkansas, [following admission of Black students to graduate school].

Dates: 1949

Ida G. Barr Scrapbook

Identifier: MC 619
Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook pages and photograph, circa 1896. 9 items.

Scrapbook pages containing 1896 Arkansas Industrial University (now the University of Arkansas) graduation program, senior class song (written by Ida G. Barr), views of Fayetteville and U of A campus, newspaper clippings. Photograph (7½ x 9 3/4" mounted on card) is of Old Main from the north, dated on reverse 1904-1906.

Dates: ca 1896-1906

Landis Seawell Bennett Photograph Collection

Identifier: MC 1564
Scope and Contents The collection contains photographs taken by Landis Seawell Bennett, primarily of Arkansas locations and events. Locations include the University of Arkansas campus (Fayetteville, Ark.); Mt. Sequoyah (Fayetteville, Ark.); Shipley’s Bakery (Fayetteville, Ark.); the Fayetteville Square (Fayetteville, Ark.); Marianna, Ark.; Monte Ne (Benton County, Ark.); Cane Hill, Ark.; Eureka Springs, Ark.; Berryville, Ark.; Little Rock, Ark.; White Rock Mountain (Winslow, Ark.); and Hollister, Mo. Subjects...
Dates: 1936-1939

Berry, Dickinson, Peel Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1372
Scope and Content Note The materials in this collection are primarily items collected by Ruth Dickinson Berry (1880-1973) and her daughter, Mary Berry Preston (1914-1997). The materials in the Berry, Dickinson, Peel Family Papers (1833-1977) are a diverse accumulation of records which include family correspondence; political, legal, and financial documents; school records; scrapbooks, albums, and notebooks; greeting cards; clipping files; notes for newspaper articles; records of institutions, clubs,...
Dates: 1830-1977; Majority of material found within 1890-1960

Bob and Patty Besom Collection

Identifier: MC 1758
Scope and Content Note The collection contains Arkansas historical materials collected by Bob and Patty Besom. Series I, The University of Arkansas News Bureau files, contains a variety of material focused on contemporary University activities. Included are printed, typed, or hand-written press releases, communications from faculty, staff and media, newspaper clippings, research material, and drafts of stories. Series II, Union Saw Mill Material, contains materials pertaining to the Union Saw Mill...
Dates: circa 1759-2019

Charles R. Black, Jr. Papers

Identifier: MC 1482
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains Eleven Point Dam materials, J.W. Black Lumber Company materials, correspondence with political leaders, sheet music and joke books for minstrels, Lion's Club materials, and materials pertaining to the University of Arkansas that were collected by Black, a graduate in the class of 1935.

Dates: 1921-1980

William Albert Brewster, Jr. Correspondence

Identifier: MC 2643
Content Description The collection consists of the correspondence of William Albert Brewster, Jr., primarily letters written to his mother (Annie Brewster) and sister (Dorothy Lee Brewster) of Ruston, Louisiana, while Brewster was stationed at Camp Neil Martin (University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas) and at Fort Chaffee (Fort Smith, Arkansas) during World War II. Also included is a letter from one of Brewster's hallmates at the University of Arkansas, William Howard, to Brewster's sister Dorothy. ...
Dates: 1944-1946

Beth Brickell Materials

Identifier: MC 1713
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains scrapbook materials, photographs, newspaper clippings, and programs from University of Arkansas events.

Dates: 1955-1958

Maurice "Footsie" Britt Collection

Identifier: MC 1238
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal and professional papers of University of Arkansas athlete, World War II officer, and politician Maurice "Footsie" Britt. Materials include scrapbooks, photograph albums, speeches, printed materials, photographs, film, audio and video cassettes, and awards collected by Britt over his sports, military, and political careers. Included are albums assembled by Britt's mother, Virgie; photographs of Britt during World War II and his subsequent acceptance of...
Dates: circa 1890-2021

Jewell Hughes Bushey Papers

Identifier: MC 1064
Scope and Content Note

The collection contains personal correspondence, including letters to Jewell Hughes Bushey from her lifelong friend and colleague, Jobelle Holcombe. There are also pertinent documents and records of Bushey's academic career at the University of Arkansas and Hunter. The photographs are primarily of Jewell Hughes Bushey and her family and they include photographs of the Hughes home in Fayetteville.

Dates: 1910-1978

Campus Photographs, University of Arkansas

Identifier: MC 1157
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of thirty-six black and white photographs of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, ca 1907-1911. The pictures are mounted on 9.5" x 12.5" construction paper sheets and all, with the exception of four, are accompanied by typewritten captions. Seven photographs bear the Grabill Photo insignia.

Dates: 1907-1911

Campus Photographs, University of Arkansas

Identifier: MC 1403
Scope and Content Note

The collection contains a typewritten narrative about the campus housing, educational, and recreational facilities; blueprints; and photocopies of photographic images. The two sets of the original series of twenty-one photographs are kept in a separate folder.

Dates: May 1942-June 1942

John C. Carroll Papers

Identifier: MC 1659
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains materials mainly from the University of Arkansas, Harvard Law School, the U.S. Army, and his law and municipal judgeship career. Other materials include receipts, certificates, personal balance sheets, YMCA membership cards, church pamphlets, and photographs.

Dates: 1910-1996

Chicken-of-Tomorrow Contest Papers

Identifier: MC 580
Scope and Content Note

The papers consist of correspondence regarding the upcoming contest, publications pertaining to the contest, and informational and advertising material apparently given to delegates and contestants. Most advertising material not having to do with poultry raising has been removed from the collection.

Dates: 1951

Class Prophecy, 1876

Identifier: MC 740
Scope and Content Note

Privately printed booklet, "Vox Clamantis in Academia," by William J. Waggener, 1912, containing prophecy in verse for the first collegiate graduating class (1876) of the University of Arkansas.

Dates: 1912

Neil Compton Papers

Identifier: MC 1091
Scope and Content Note The collection includes both Compton's personal and professional materials. These include medical log books, calendars, correspondence, clippings, and various memorabilia relating to his past as a student of Bentonville High School, the University of Arkansas, and the University of Arkansas School of Medicine. Also included are drafts and notes Compton used in writing his books. The collection contains materials relating to Compton's activities as a conservationist and outdoor...
Dates: 1914-1998

Mary Frances Drake Cooley Film Recordings

Identifier: MC 1251
Content Description The collection contains film recordings of home videos created by the family of Mary Frances Drake Cooley, as well as VHS and DVD access copies of the film recordings.Footage is primarily of children and other family members, and also includes footage of cityscapes and landscapes taken from a moving vehicle. According to the donor, footage includes a Southern Methodist University vs University of Arkansas football game (likely the football game that occurs around 58:38 on the...
Dates: circa 1940-1960

"Coronation News" Typescript

Identifier: MS C81
Scope and Content Note

Xerox copy of typewritten text of a parody, by anonymous author, facetiously purporting to prescribe procedures for the investiture of Charles Edwin Bishop as 15th president of the University of Arkansas, Feb. 2, 1975.

Dates: 1975

Julius Herman Field Photographs

Identifier: MS F456 434
Scope and Content Note

Sepia or black and white prints, produced by Julius Herman Field in and around Fayetteville, Ark. Includes scenes near Happy Hollow Farm, the University of Arkansas, the Washington County Courthouse, Monte Ne, and Eureka Springs' Crescent Hotel; portraits of Charles Joseph Finger, John Leonard Hancock, Margaret Campbell Hancock and Marian Campbell Martin; and several unidentified subjects.

Dates: circa 1920-1925

Fine Arts Center 50th Anniversary Materials

Identifier: MC 1627
Scope and Content Note

Materials include a program of the event, set-up designs for the arrangement of the Center for the event, and photographs.

Dates: April 20-21, 2001

J. William Fulbright Interview Transcripts

Identifier: MC 2426
Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of interviews conducted by Bernard M. Gwertzman and Haynes Johnson with J. William Fulbright in his Washington, D.C. congressional office in 1966 as research for their 1968 book, Fulbright, the Dissenter. Topics include Fulbright's family; President Lyndon B. Johnson; Fulbright's time at Oxford and at the University of Arkansas; Fulbright's service in Congress, and his thoughts on several of his colleagues; and the Vietnam War.

Dates: 1966

J. William Fulbright Papers, Second Accession

Identifier: MS F956 144-B
Scope and Content Note The second increment of the J. William Fulbright papers (primarily 1960-1975) comprises approximately nine hundred linear feet of materials and documents the tenure of the Arkansas Democrat in the U.S. House and Senate. The collection consists of constituent, official, and personal correspondence, memoranda, legislative bills, speeches, photographs, and other records related to the political, governmental, and diplomatic interests and activities of the senator. An important component of the...
Dates: 1940-1975; Majority of material found within 1960-1975