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Eloise Farris Baerg Papers

Identifier: MC 1322

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence, academic and literary material, miscellaneous personal papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, slides, and scrapbooks.


  • 1915-1994


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 Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

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

Biographical Note

Eloise Farris Baerg, the daughter of William Buford and Anne Wellborn Farris, was born on December 7, 1904 in Pulaski, Tennessee. Baerg graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1925 and later received her M.A. degree in 1930 from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, and was an English teacher through the University of Arkansas Department of Independent Study for more than 30 years. Baerg was married to William J. Baerg, ornithologist at the University of Arkansas and internationally recognized entomologist. Eloise Baerg was a member of Fayetteville Garden Club and Modern Literature Club. Baerg died on January 27, 1997.


5.5 Linear Feet (12 boxes)

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged by topic.

Acquisition Information

The Eloise Farris Baerg Papers were donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, on August 29, 1995, and March 25, 1996, by Gretchen B. Gearhart, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Processing Information

Processed by Vera Ekechukwu; completed in January 2000. Reprocessed by Krista Jones; completed January 2012.

Eloise Farris Baerg Papers
Vera Ekechukwu
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