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Andrew Lucas Materials

Identifier: MC 2052.UA

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists predominantly of photographs from Andrew Lucas as photographer and editor for the Arkansas Alumnus. The collection also contains correspondence, publications and papers collected by Lucas predominantly pertaining to University history.


  • Creation: 1938-1990
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1957-1971


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

Andrew Lucas graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1959 with a degree in journalism and began working with the Arkansas Alumni Association shortly afterwards. He became editor of the group’s publication, The Arkansas Alumnus, for its October 1960 issue, succeeding Reba Wilcoxon in the position. Lucas served in this position for twenty seven years, editing his final edition in June of 1987. After this, he served as Acting Executive Director until October 1988 when he became Assistant Executive Director after Myron D. “Mike” Macechko took over as Executive Director. Lucas served in this new position for nearly three years before officially retiring in September 1991.


2.25 Linear Feet (1 box and 1 oversize folder)

Arrangement of the Papers

Box 1 is arranged with correspondence first followed by University History Files, Publications, and Photographs. The photographs, beginning in Folder 14, are grouped by the following topics in order: UA Presidents and Chancellors, UA Other Administrators, UA Professors, UA Students and Student Groups, UA Athletics, UA Events, UA Buildings, Alumni Association Presidents, Alumni Association Class Reunions, Notable Individuals, and other People (arranged alphabetically by last name). Box 2 consists of oversized materials.

Acquisition Information

The Andrew Lucas Materials were donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries in 2015 by Andrew Lucas of Fayetteville, AR.

Processing Information

Amy Allen and Heath Robinson; completed in January 2016.


Andrew Lucas Materials
Amy Allen and Heath Robinson
January 2016
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