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Henry Edward Wilson Newllano Colony Papers

Identifier: MS W693

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda, financial records, essays, addresses, notebooks, legal briefs, clippings, periodicals and other published and unpublished material, most of which dates from 1917 to circa 1950, pertaining to the history of the Llano Co-operative Colony of Newllano, Louisiana, especially as regards its founding in 1917; its legal and financial relationship with the Llano Del Rio Co.; its social and financial plans and problems; dissention and conflict among its leaders and members; and the founding of Commonwealth College.

Correspondents include Harry J. Early, William A. Gilbert, Job Harriman, A. James McDonald, Kate Richards O'Hare, George T. Pickett, Ernest Wooster, and William Edward Zeuch.


  • 1915-1962


Language of Materials

Materials are primarily 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).


2 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Arrangement of the Papers

Arranged in three series:

  1. Series 1. Correspondence
  2. Series 2. Periodicals
  3. Series 3. Miscellaneous

Acquisition Information

Gift of Henry Edward Wilson, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, July 1962.

Processing Information

Processed by Samuel Sizer; completed February 1974.

Henry Edward Wilson Newllano Colony Papers
Samuel Sizer
February 1974
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