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Vancleave Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1399

  • Staff Only

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains letters of George J. Rodgers and Rozalee Bishop [Rodgers] from Jan 1, 1883 to Aug 22, 1884; Rodgers family correspondence, e.g., letters from his daughter, Lois Vancleave, his nephews and nieces; business correspondence and financial papers, ca 1914-1950; Rozalee Bishop Rodgers Memoirs Book; correspondence and other papers of Lois Vancleave ca 1920s and 1960s; and photographs. Most of the photographs are unidentified but some portraits have the labels of local photographers--Grabill, Watton, Mrs. Young, and Glass Studios, all situated in Fayetteville, Arkansas. There are a few snapshots that have Sowder's stamp on the back.


  • 1883-1966


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

George J. Rodgers (1864 Tunnel Hill, Georgia-1953 Fayetteville, Arkansas), a merchant, lived most of his life in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was married to Rozalee Bishop Rodgers (1866 Calhoon, Georgia-1943 Fayetteville, Arkansas). Their daughter, Lois Rodgers Vancleave, was a 1922 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 container)

Arrangement of the Papers

These materials are organized by format and by family member.

Acquisition Information

The Vancleave Family Collection was donated to Special Collections by Eva Kultermann, Fayetteville, Arkansas, on February 15, 1999.

Processing Information

Processed by Vera Ekechukwu, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, September 2001.



Vancleave Family 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