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Herbert Hoover Arkansas-related Correspondence

Identifier: MS H769

Scope and Content Note

Xerox copies of correspondence, and related documents attached or enclosed, exchanged with Charles Hillman Brough, 1923 and 1930, with James William Fulbright, 1946-1963, and with Harmon Liveright Remmel, 1921, 1924-27.

Correspondence pertains to the life and career of Harmon L. Remmel, 1876-1927; Herbert C. Hoover's work on the Ar­kansas state geological survey, 1892; the establishment of a Warren G. Harding Memorial Hospital Fund, 1923; the opening of Arkansas Light and Power Co.'s Remmel Dam on the Oua­chita River, 1924; the candidacy of Victor C. Alderson for appointment as director of U.S. Bureau of Mines, 1925; commencement services at Henderson-Brown College in Arkadelphia, Ark.: the Southwestern Ozark Chautauqua at Sulphur Springs, Ark.; the terminal illness of Elizabeth Cameron Remmel; lnterstate Commerce Commission discriminatory freight rates for cotton, 1926; the candidacy of John R. Fordyce for appointment to the Interstate Commerce Commission, 1930; Hoover's support of Congressional legislation relating to international exchange of students, 1946, 1954, 1957; the 50th anni­versary of the Boys' Clubs of America, 1956; Hoover's refusal to express a view on the nuclear test ban treaty of 1963.

Other correspondents include Perrin C. Galpin, Will H. Hays, Charles G. Henry, Edgar Rickard, Harold Phelps Stokes, Wallace Townsend, Storm O. Whaley, and James Mims Workman.


  • Creation: 1921-1963


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

Herbert Clark Hoover (1874-1964) served as the 31st president of the United States, from 1929 to 1933.


0.05 Linear Feet (3 Folders)

Arrangement of the Papers

Inventoried in three series:

  1. Series 1. Charles Hillman Brough
  2. Series 2. James William Fulbright
  3. Series 3. Harmon Liveright Remmel

Acquisition Information

Xeroxed from original documents in National Archives and Records Service's Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, West Branch, IA, in April 1976.

Location of originals

Original materials are held in the National Archives and Records Service's Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, West Branch, IA.

Related Materials

Records relating to the Herbert Hoover Arkansas-related Correspondence include:

J. William Fulbright Papers MS 144B

Charles Hillman Brough Papers MS B79

Harmon Liveright Remmel Papers MS R23

Processing Information

Processed by Samuel Sizer; completed in April 1976.

Herbert Hoover Arkansas-related Correspondence
Samuel Sizer
April 1976
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
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Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
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