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Daphne Dailey Papers

Identifier: MC 731

Scope and Content Note

The collection primarily concerns Daphne Dailey's years as a student at the University of Arkansas. It includes correspondence between Daphne Dailey, classmates, and friends; Dailey's University of Arkansas journalism class papers; her sister Maxine's and brother O.L.'s school papers; and her father's Fayetteville Church of Christ papers; and a few photographs of the Boy Scout Camp at Charleston (Franklin County), Arkansas.

Contains Correspondence, school papers, church papers, and photographs.


  • 1923-1947


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

Daphne Lowell Dailey was born in 1913 to O.L. and Ada J. Dailey near Huntsville (Madison County). After receiving a journalism degree from the University of Arkansas in 1932, she taught English at Peabody High School in Fayetteville and journalism at Fort Smith High School in Fort Smith, Arkansas.


2.5 Linear Feet (6 Boxes)

Arrangement of the Papers

Material is arranged and described in four series:

  1. Series 1. Correspondence
  2. Series 2. School Papers
  3. Series 3. Church of Christ Papers
  4. Series 4. Photographs

Acquisition Information

William Wilson, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, donated these papers to Special Collections on May 27, 1986.

Processing Information

Processed by Anthony J. Wappel, Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in February 1989.



Daphne Dailey Papers
Anthony J. Wappel
February 1989
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