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Uriah Milton Rose Correspondence and Literary Manuscript

Identifier: MS R72

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence of the Arkansas lawyer, jurist, scholar and diplomat, and of his law partner, George B. Rose, pertaining to their practice of law, to the former's recollection of delegates to the Arkansas constitutional convention of 1836, and to his appointment in 1906 as a member of The Hague Peace Tribunal, together with a photo duplicate of the original revised manuscript of his reminiscence, "An Episode During the Civil War, by U. M. Rose." Correspondents include Burrill Bun Battle, Thomas Boles, Harmon Liveright Remmel, and Stephen W. Wheeler.


  • Creation: 1881-1910
  • Creation: undated


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

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Use Information

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No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Uriah Milton Rose was born in Bradfordsville, Kentucky on March 5, 1834. Rose would become a deputy county clerk in Lebanon, Kentucky at the age of 17 and would go on to study law at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky. Rose would move to Batesville, Arkansas in 1853 and practice law there before moving to Washington, Arkansas.

He was a founder of the American Bar Association and served as president from 1891-1892 and 1901-1902. He was also founder of the Arkansas Bar Association in 1882 and served as its president from 1899-1900. Rose would pass away in his home at Little Rock, Arkansas on August 12, 1913.


.01 Linear Feet (35 items)

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged in chronological order.

Acquisition Information

The Uriah Milton Rose Correspondence and Literary Manuscript were donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries circa 1959 by the Rose family of Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Uriah Milton Rose Correspondence and Literary Manuscript
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Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

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