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Arkansas Native Plant Society Records

Identifier: MC 932

Scope and Content Note

The records contain correspondence and papers, (including the Society's newsletter, Claytonia), scrapbooks, and photographs. Box 1 contains correspondence and reference material and scrapbooks of the Arkansas Native Plant Society with correspondence, minutes, newsletters, clippings, photographs, and other items. Photographs are of field trips and meetings.


  • 1980-1998


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 Arkansas Native Plant Society was formed in Mena, Polk County, Arkansas, on Sep 20, 1980. It was organized to encourage interest in Arkansas native plants through field trips and programs, and to increase knowledge of native plants by identification, documentation, and analysis. Members have also been active in preserving of endangered plants and other conservation issues. Charter members included Tom Clark, Richard Davis, Clementine Moore, Dr. Jewel Moore, Bill Shepherd, and Dr. Gary Tucker.


2 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged chronologically by format.

Acquisition Information

The Arkansas Native Plant Society Records were donated to Special Collections in 1988 by the society's secretary, Joseph E. Dean of Heber Springs, Cleburne County, Arkansas. The supplementary papers to this collection were donated to Special Collections by Joseph E. Dean in May 1989 and June 1992.

Processing Information

Processed by Susan Lynn Parks and Vera Ekechukwu, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in May 1989 and January 1999.



Arkansas Native Plant Society Records
Susan Lynn Parks and Vera Ekechukwu
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