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Colter Hamilton Moses Papers

Identifier: MS M852 24

Scope and Content Note

Included are the correspondence, reports, speeches, notes, datebooks, literary manuscripts, photographs, printed material and legal, business and tax records pertaining to the life, career, civic activities, business and financial interests of Colter Hamilton Moses. Correspondents include Thomas Harry Barton, Charles Hillman Brough and John Little McClellan. Contents of nine Colter Hamilton Moses scrapbooks, 1919-1956, were microfilmed and are available as microfilm copies only.


  • Creation: 1924-1966


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

The following access restrictions apply to the collection: Series 3, Folders 46-96: Closed to researchers until one year after the death of the last survivor of the following nine persons: Frances Moses Turner Bransford ; William II. Bransford, Jr.; Nancy Moses Eubanks; William T Eubanks; Mary Moses Lindsey; Robert P. Lindsey; Colter Hamilton Moses, Jr.; Lena Goodwin Moses; Lawson W. Turner, Jr.

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

Colter Hamilton Moses was a Little Rock Arkansas lawyer, financier, industrialist, and civic leader who was general counsel for Arkansas Power and Light Company from 1919 to 1941, president and chairman of the board of the company from 1941 to 1952, and chairman of the board from 1952 until his retirement in 1956. He was a member of the Little Rock law firms of Robinson, House and Moses (1926-1933) and House, Moses and Holmes (1933 -1966); he served, from time to time, as a trustee of Ouachita College, president of the Little Rock rotary Club and District Governor of Rotary International, and president of the Arkansas Economic Council and Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce.


11 Linear Feet (21 boxes and 2 microfilm reels)

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged in five series in 20 boxes.

  1. Series 1. Business and Legal Records
  2. Series 2. Financial and Tax Records of C.H. Moses
  3. Series 3. Financial and Tax Records of others
  4. Series 4. Speeches and Literary manuscripts
  5. Series 5. Miscellaneous Records

Acquisition Information

The Colter Hamilton Moses Papers were donated to Special Collections by Nancy Moses Eubanks of Little Rock, Arkansas, April 1968.

Processing Information

Processed by Samuel Sizer; completed in December 1978.

Colter Hamilton Moses Papers
Samuel Sizer
December 1978
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