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Arkansas State Penitentiary


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Lucius Jewel Acklin Scrapbook (Electrocution Records)

Identifier: MC 1182
Lewis Jewel Acklin Scrapbook List in File Folder Order Photograph scrapbook created by Acklin showing "mug shots" of prisoners executed along with their Arkansas county origin, execution date, and crime. Lewis Jewel Acklin Scrapbook List in File Folder Order ...
Dates: 1914-1939

Arkansas State Penitentiary Records

Identifier: MC 495
Scope and Content Note Materials consist primarily of written records, including correspondence, reports, bank statements and deposit slips, and pamphlets. The collection also contains three photographs and a broadside. Materials pertain to the daily workings of the penitentiary system, including prisoner records; financial records; and agricultural materials, especially dairy and cotton farming records. Additional agricultural records may be found in the files of the penitentiary's business manager,...
Dates: 1910-2013

John Lewis Ferguson Historical Sketch

Identifier: MS F38
Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of five-page unpublished article, "A History of the Arkansas Penitentiary," written about 1966 by Arkansas State Historian Ferguson

Dates: circa 1966

George Washington Hays Miscellaneous Papers

Identifier: MS H321 (MC 17)
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, speeches, clippings, photographs, and other materials, most of which date from 1899 to 1927, pertaining to Hays' education, to his law practice, and to his political career, as well as his personal, religious, fraternal, and civic interests and activities. Materials pertain particularly to his administration as Governor of Arkansas, 1913-1917, especially as regards the Southern Governors' Cotton Convention of 1915; the collection of and extension of payments of...
Dates: 1881-1927; Majority of material found within 1899-1927

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Prisons -- Arkansas 2
Arkansas -- Politics and government 1
Capital punishment -- Arkansas 1
Executions and executioners -- Arkansas 1
Governors -- Arkansas 1