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Arkansas Centennial Commission Records

Identifier: MS Ar4cen 351

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence , mimeographed memoranda, and brochures pertaining to activities of Commission. Principal correspondent is Augustus W. Parke, Executive Secretary of Commission.


  • 1934-1936


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 Centennial Commission was a group created in 1933 as the Honorary Centennial Commission with a change in name in 1935. It was chaired by Harvey C. Couch, founder of the Arkansas Power and Light company and was composed of a large body of members and nine member executive committee. The Commission was responsible for raising funds and making plans for celebrations of the state's 100th anniversary of joining the United States.


.01 Linear Feet (8 items)

Arrangement of the Papers

Collection is arranged chronologically.

Acquisition Information

The Arkansas Centennial Commission Records were purchased by Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries in 1979 and 1981 from South by Southwest Books of Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Processing Information

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Arkansas Centennial Commission Records
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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