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Robert W. Vater Records Pertaining to Proposed Buffalo National River

Identifier: MS V453 402

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, news releases, clippings (electro­static copy), report, memorandum, list, April 1964, December 3, 1964 to March 2, 1965 and undated, created received, or collected by Fort Smith, Ark. lawyer Robert W. Vater and pertaining to efforts by Ozark Society and others on behalf of Congressional legislation to estab­lish the Buffalo National River.

Correspondents include Evangeline Pratt Waterman Archer, Neil Ernest Compton, William Orville Douglas, Edmond Augustus Edmondson, James William Fulbright, Ezekiel Candler Gathings, Oren Harris, John Little McClellan, James William Trimble.


  • Creation: 1964-1965


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

Use Restrictions Apply: Publication or quotation in publication not permitted.

No Interlibrary Loan.

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

Biographical Note

Robert W. Vater was a Fort Smith, Arkansas, lawyer.


0.12 Linear Feet (2 folders)

Arrangement of the Papers

Arranged chronologically, in two files.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Robert W. Vater, through Kenneth L. Smith, Fayetteville, Ark., June 1981.

Processing Information

Processed by Samuel Sizer; completed in July 1981.



Robert W. Vater Records Pertaining to Proposed Buffalo National River
July 1981
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.
Samuel Sizer

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