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Holman Richmond War Scrapbook

Identifier: MC 1218

Scope and Content Note

The scrapbook, compiled by Holman Richmond's mother, Adelaide Holman Richmond, documents her son's World War I experiences. It contains newspaper and magazine clippings, letters, memoranda, telegrams, certificates, programs, menus, travel passes, circulars/general orders, announcements, receipts, picture postcards, photographs, and other memorabilia.


  • 1917-1919


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

Holman Richmond (1890-1964) grew up in Fort Smith (Sebastian County) and graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1913 with a degree in mechanical engineering. When the United States entered World War I, Richmond enlisted in the army and was sent overseas to France, where he collected many photographs and other items as mementos of his participation.


4.48 Linear Feet (1 box and 1 oversize folder)

Acquisition Information

The Holman Richmond War Scrapbook was donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries in 1992 through Elise Richmond Vinzant of Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Processing Information

Processed by Vera Ekechukwu; completed in December 1998.

Holman Richmond War Scrapbook
Vera Ekechukwu
December 1998
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