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Sue H. Walker Papers

Identifier: MC 11

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and papers


  • Creation: 1818-1936


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Susan Howard Walker (1857-1939) was the daughter of James David Walker and Mary Walker, and granddaughter of Judge David Walker, a prominent lawyer and politician of Washington County, Arkansas. Susan, who never married, became an art teacher and decorator in Fayetteville and wrote a number of articles dealing with historic Arkansas personalities and the Walker family. She was a member of the Arkansas Society of Colonial Dames, the Southern Memorial Association, and the Episcopal Church.


4.7 Linear Feet (2 boxes, 1 folder, and 1 framed item)

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged in nine series:

  1. Series 1. Correspondence, 1839-1936. Box 1, Folder 1.
  2. Series 2. Invitations, certificates, and awards. Box 1, Folder 2; Box 2.
  3. Series 3. Financial and legal documents. Box 1, Folder 3.
  4. Series 4. Civil War military documents. Box 1, Folder 4.
  5. Series 5. Printed speeches, resolutions, and proclamations. Box 1, Folder 5.
  6. Series 6. Newspaper Clippings. Box 1, Folders 6-9; Box 2.
  7. Series 7. Artwork, poetry, music. Box 1, Folders 10-11; Box 2.
  8. Series 8. Miscellaneous materials. Box 1, Folder 12.
  9. Series 9. Printed broadsides, 1818- 1877. Box 2.

Acquisition Information

The Sue H. Walker papers were permanently loaned to Special Collections by the University of Arkansas Museum on June 11, 1965.

The documents in this collection were gathered by both Susan and Judge David Walker, the donor's grandfather. The Albert Pike painting (Item 1) was donated by Sue Walker to the University of Arkansas Libraries in 1933, and transferred from display to the manuscript collection in August 2021.

Processing Information

Processed by Kim Allen Scott, Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in October 1987.

Sue H. Walker Papers
Kim Allen Scott
October 1987
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
(479) 575-8444