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Finger, Charles Joseph, 1869-1941


Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Charles J. Finger Letter

Identifier: MC 1535
Scope and Content Note

The letter is written in ink on two sides of a sheet of Bellows-Reeve stationery. The only date is Nov 3. In it CJF describes an affair he attended in Washington honoring authors of juvenile books. Wilbur Stone was a friend of Finger's who had a collection of early writing for juveniles.

Dates: ca 1940s

Charles J. Finger Papers

Identifier: MC 639
Scope and Content Note

The papers consist of correspondence, most of which pertains to Charles J. Finger, and some to his daughter, illustrator Helen Finger Leflar. Also included are Finger's diaries, notebooks, manuscripts, indexes, and other papers as well as materials by Helen Finger Leflar, Mrs. Charles J. Finger's guest book, clippings, photographs, film, and microfilm. The three indexes, prepared by Finger on index cards, comprise an index of his bibliography, and one each on music and literature.

Dates: 1893-1987

Charles Joseph Finger Letter

Identifier: MS F494 300A
Scope and Contents

Typed letter, signed, dated "Septr 27th/Gayeta [i.e., Fayetteville, Ark.]", to Lessie [Stringfellow] R[ead], regarding Charles [Morrow?] Wilson, Charles Joseph Finger's literary activities, and his views on the U.S. National Recovery Administration and Reconstruction Finance Corporation.

Dates: undated

Finger-Keddie Correspondence

Identifier: MC 640
Scope and Content Note

The papers pertain mainly to the correspondence of James Keddie and Charles J. Finger from 1931-1934. Also included is a letter from H. F. Livingstone, granddaughter of David Livingstone, to Charles J. Finger, 1939, and various articles by Finger.

Dates: 1931-1939

Finger-Stone Correspondence

Identifier: MC 449
Scope and Content Note

The papers consist of letters from Charles J. Finger to his friend Wilbur M. Stone; one letter from Helen Finger to Wilbur M. Stone, (1941); two photographs of Finger, (one with his daughter, Helen Finger); clippings; and miscellaneous.

Dates: 1923-1941

John Gould Fletcher Papers

Identifier: MS F63
Scope and Content Note Series I. Literary manuscripts. 32 boxes. Arranged by form in 9 groups --poems; prose books published and unpublished; translations; essays; lectures and lecture notes; short stories; plays; and miscellaneous items. In another Fletcher collection, the Supplementary Papers, Series 2 includes 25 additional itemized manuscripts. Series II. Notebooks. 129 items. Notes on experiences, drafts or ideas for writings....
Dates: 1881-1960

Mary Dengler Hudgins Research Files

Identifier: MS H886
Scope and Content Note Correspondence; literary manuscripts; notes; musical scores; lists and bibliographies; newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and other printed material; photographs; scrapbooks; and other materials principally collected but in part created by Hudgins and pertaining or relating to her interests in: Arkansas-related music, literature, composers, writers, and performing artists, especially Laurence Powell, Scott Joplin, Charles Joseph Finger and Fay Templeton; Charles Cutter's ...
Dates: 1861-1978; Majority of material found within 1930-1948, 1965-1975

James Keddie Collection

Identifier: MC 1281
Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1928-1941

Clara B. Kennan Papers

Identifier: MC 962
Scope and Contents

Materials related to Arkansas history and Arkansas writers, as collected by Clara B. Kennan, as well as a promotional flier for a book by Kennan.

Dates: 1937-1969

Helen Finger Leflar Papers

Identifier: MC 486
Scope and Content Note

The Helen Finger Leflar Papers consist of three items originally owned by her father, Charles J. Finger. Of greatest note is a framed 1836 letter from Washington Irving.

Dates: 1836-1922

Margaret Reynold Alluring Arkansas Scrapbook

Identifier: MC 783
Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook containing clippings, notes, photographs, mainly of Reynolds's friends in Fayetteville, particularly the "Spider and Skillet Club" (a group formed for hiking and cookouts.) Includes booklet on Niloak pottery; postcards of the university, Hot Springs, and St. Louis; souvenir viewbook of the university.

Dates: ca 1920-1930

Elizabeth F. Shores Research Materials on Charles Finger

Identifier: MC 2452

Research materials compiled by Elizabeth Findley Shores as part of her work on a biography of Arkansas writer Charles J. Finger.

Dates: 2020

Additional filters:

Authors -- Arkansas 10
Authors, American 2
Composers -- Arkansas 1
Fayetteville (Ark.) 1
Hot Springs (Ark.) 1