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Lighton Family Papers

Identifier: MC 779
Scope and Content Note The papers pertain primarily to William Rheem Lighton (1866- 1923), his wife Laura McMaken Lighton (1869-1948) and their children, Dorothy (1893-1967), Louis Duryea (1895-1963), Suzanne Chalfant (1905-1978), and Betty (b. 1912). Most of the papers were collected and saved by daughters Suzanne and Betty. Included are materials pertaining to their extended family, in particular, Dorothy Lighton's children and grandchildren and Laura McMaken's father, Andrew Campbell McMaken. These...
Dates: 1828-1987

Lighton Family Papers Addendum

Identifier: MC 779a
Scope and Content Note Materials pertain primarily to Betty Lighton and date from her early college years to the last years of her life. Topics of interest relate primarily to northwest Arkansas, and include the Happy Hollow Foundation, the juvenile court system, the mental health system, and various community service organizations, especially materials pertaining to the United Community Services of Northwest Arkansas. Other topics include the Red Cross during World War II and Girl Scouts in northwest Arkansas and...
Dates: 1913-2007

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