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Faubus Oral History Interview Project Materials

Identifier: MC 1762

Scope and Content Note

The Faubus Oral History Interview Project Materials contains notes, transcripts, newspaper clippings, photocopied reproductions of archival materials, and tape cassette recordings of interviews that were conducted as part of Tom Wagy's project. The materials are divided into three series and are arranged according to original order.


  • 1855-1999


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

A History Professor at Texas A and M University-Texarkana, Tom Wagy conducted extensive research, including an extended oral history project related to Orval Faubus and the Little Rock Integration Crisis in an attempt to draft a book about the subject.


10 Linear Feet (14 Boxes)

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged and described in three series:

  1. Series 1. Research Materials
  2. Series 2. Recordings
  3. Series 3. Photocopied Materials from Faubus Papers

Acquisition Information

The Faubus Oral History Interview Project Materials were donated to the Special Collections Department by Tom Wagy of Texarkana, Texas on May 3, 2018

Existence and Location of Copies

All contents of Series 3 were digitized by Media Preserve in April 2022. .mp3 and .wav files are stored on Special Collections' preservation server, and are available to view in the Special Collections Reading Room.

Processing Information

Processed by Adam Heien; completed in April 2021.



Faubus Oral History Interview Project Materials
Adam Heien
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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