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Adrian L. White Correspondence

Identifier: MC 1185

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of an informational sheet written by White in 1990 and a series of letters from 1968. White visited the U of A in 1968 when he was President of the Arkansas Broadcasters Association. Subsequent meetings followed with campus administration and the Arkansas Broadcasters Association to establish a program of study for broadcasting and a campus radio station.


  • 1968; 1990
  • Majority of material found within 1968

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Conditions Governing Use

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

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

Biographical / Historical

Adrian L. White was born in Paragould, AR on April 1, 1924. He graduated from Paragould High School in 1943, served with the 116th Military Intelligence Company during World War II, and graduated from Arkansas State College in 1948. He Married Martha Hylander in 1949 and had three children. White had a long career in both broadcasting and service to his community. He built his first radio station in 1950. He served as Mayor of Pocahontas, AR. He served as President of the Arkansas Broadcasters Association, Arkansas Municipal League, Arkansas Associated Press Broadcasters Association, Pocahontas Rotary Club, and Pocahontas Chamber of Commerce. He served on the Board of Directors for multiple groups, including serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Broadcasters Association for approximately 20 years. He died in 1992.


0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)


Materials are arranged by date.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Adrian L. White Correspondence was donated by Adrian L. White and by Doug Whitman of the Arkansas Broadcasters Association on April 15, 1992.

Processing Information

Processed by Amy Allen; completed in January 2022.


Adrian L. White Correspondence
Amy Allen
January 2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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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