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Ozark Society Foundation Records

Identifier: MC 1811

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of administrative files that include the articles of incorporation and trust agreement; financial records; correspondence; subject files such as the Arkansas/Mount Everest Expedition; a photocopy of the manuscript of Wildflowers of the Ozarks by Dorothy Leake; and records pertaining to the Foundation's book sales.


  • 1975-2004


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).

Historical Sketch

The Ozark Society Foundation is a conservation organization with scientific, literary, educational and philanthropic programs in the Ozark-Ouachita Highlands and adjacent areas. It was established by the directors of the Ozark Society in 1975 to carry on nonprofit educational programs including publishing. Ozark Society Books is the publications order-processing operation of the Ozark Society Foundation.


3.25 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged by topic.

Acquisition Information

The Ozark Society Foundation Records were donated to the Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, in increments between 1982 and 2007 by the Board of the Ozark Society. Additional materials (Box 4) were donated by Ozark Society President David Peterson in August 2022.

Processing Information

Processed by Vera Ekechukwu; completed in August 2011. Updated by Katrina Windon in August 2022 to incorporate an additional donation of materials (Box 4).



Ozark Society Foundation Records
Vera Ekechukwu
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