R. S. Biggers Papers
Scope and Content Note
Letters and copies of letters to and from R. S. Biggers.
The letters mainly pertain to R. S. Biggers's behind-the-scenes political activities: letters requesting his help in getting people jobs and letters he wrote to Wilbur D. Mills, Hattie W. Caraway, and John E. Miller, recommending people for jobs. Unless otherwise noted, it should be assumed that R. S. Biggers' location was Hardy, Arkansas.
- Biggers, R. S. (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are in English.
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R. S. Biggers, born in Tennessee in 1865, came to Arkansas at age six and lived in Ash Flat, Alta, and Dougherty, farming in Sharp and Craighead Counties. In 1920 he built a general store in Hardy, a railroad resort in the 1930s and 1940s. R. S. Biggers was active in Democrat politics and worked for, among other things, paved roads.
0.02 Linear Feet (2 folders)
Arrangement of the Papers
Materials are arranged in chronological order in two folders.
Letters and copies of letters to and from R. S. Biggers were transferred to Special Collection by Mr. and Mrs. Larry Swetman, Hardy, Arkansas, 1986.
Processed by Nan Lawler, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in February 1987.
- R. S. Biggers Papers
- Nan Lawler
- February 1987
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- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.