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Holman Richmond Papers

Identifier: MC 27

Scope and Content Note

Items in this collection include papers from Richmond's days as a student at the University of Arkansas, and photographs and post cards acquired by Richmond while a soldier in France during World War I.


  • 1908-1923


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

Holman Richmond (1890-1964) grew up in Fort Smith (Sebastian County) and graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1913 with a degree in mechanical engineering. When the United States entered World War I, Richmond enlisted in the army and was sent overseas to France, where he collected many photographs and other items as mementos of his participation.


0.5 Linear Feet (2 Boxes)

Arrangement of the Papers

Material is arranged and described in two series:

  1. Series 1. Papers.
  2. Series 2. Photographs and Post Cards.
  3. Series 2. Subseries 1. Photographs 1-7.
  4. Series 2. Subseries 2. Photographs 8-15.
  5. Series 2. Subseries 3. Photographs 16-61.
  6. Series 2. Subseries 4. Photographs 62-116.
  7. Series 2. Subseries 5. Photographs 117-137.
  8. Series 2. Subseries 6. Photographs 138-156.
  9. Series 2. Subseries 7. Photographs 157-179.
  10. Series 2. Subseries 8. La Guerre, Documents De La Section Photographique De L'armée.

Acquisition Information

The Holman Richmond Papers were donated to the Special Collections Department by his daughter, Elise R. Vinzant of Fayetteville, Arkansas, in February 1968.

Related Materials

Records relating to the Holman Richmond Papers include:

War Scrapbook: Holman Richmond 1917-1919 MC 1218

Processing Information

Processed by Susan Lynn Parks; completed in May 1988

Holman Richmond Papers
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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