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Baker/Eubanks Papers

Identifier: MC 19

Scope and Content Note

Typescript manuscript of Speech in Personal and Public Affairs. The typed manuscript of Speech in Personal and Public Affairs is a draft of the published text, Speech in Personal Affairs (New York: David McKay Company, Inc., 1965), a text by Virgil Lyle Baker and Ralph T. Eubanks, used for teaching speech at the university level. The copy in the present collection, containing corrections and emendations, demonstrates the evolutionary process of completing the manuscript. The incomplete draft consists, like the published book, of twenty-two chapters.


  • Creation: 1965


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

Virgil L. Baker (1896-1974) was head of the Department of Speech and Dramatic Art at the University of Arkansas from 1929-1952.

Ralph T. Eubanks (1920-2007) was a professor at the University of Arkansas for 15 years and a professor at the University of West Florida for 20 years where he also served as department chair and dean of Alpha College.


1 Linear Feet (2 Boxes)

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged in numerical order by chapter.

Acquisition Information

The Baker/Eubanks Papers was donated to the Special Collections Department by Ralph T. Eubanks of Fayetteville (Washington County), Arkansas on June 7, 1967.

Related Materials

Records relating to the Baker/Eubanks Papers include:

Virgil L. Baker Papers 1926-1975

Processing Information

Processed by Janet G. Tucker; completed in April 1988.


Baker/Eubanks Papers
Janet G. Tucker
April 1988
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