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August Barnwell Clark Papers Addendum

Identifier: MC 704

Scope and Content Note

The material relating to Clark's bid for himself or his friends to be appointed U. S. Marshall dates from 1932 to 1940. It comprises primarily copies of letters of reference in Clark's behalf, but also includes two petitions and an incomplete index created by Clark of the reference letters. The general correspondence spans 1931-1940. It is primarily business correspondence related to Clark's banking interests and involvement with the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce. Some political matters involving Senators Hattie W. Caraway and Joe T. Robinson and Congressman Ben Cravens are also discussed, as is the U. S. Bureau of Fisheries.

Among the correspondents are:

Hattie Wyatt Caraway

Ben Cravens

Joseph Taylor Robinson

Garrett Whiteside

Also included are several notes from donor Joe H. Clark (son of August Barnwell Clark), offering contextual information for selected correspondence.


  • 1931-1940


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

The material chiefly concerns Clark's application to be appointed United States Marshall for the Western District of Arkansas, and his involvement with banking and the Chamber of Commerce. A lesser amount of material concerns his careers as mayor of Texarkana and as regional director of the Home Owners Loan Corporation.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 Box)

Arrangement of the Papers

Material is arranged chronologically by format.

Acquisition Information

The August Barnwell Clark Papers Addendum was donated to the Special Collections Department by his daughter, Georgia H. Clark of Fayetteville, Arkansas on February 10, 1986. Additional materials (Folders 14-19) were donated to Special Collections by his son, Joe Clark, in March 1993.

Related Materials

Records relating to the August Barnwell Clark Papers Addendum include:

August Barnwell Clark Papers 1931-1940 MC 576

Hattie Wyatt Caraway Papers ca 1884-1950 MS C176

Joseph Taylor Robinson Papers 1900-1937, 1950, 1954 MC MS R563

Hiram Heartsill Ragon Papers MS R126 388

Processing Information

Processed by Leon C. Miller; completed in June 1986.

Updated by Katrina Windon in September 2019 to incorporate a 1993 donation of materials (Folders 14-19).



August Barnwell Clark Papers Addendum
Leon C. Miller
June 1986
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