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Arkansas State Nurses Association District 9 Records

Identifier: MC 602

Scope and Content Note

Minutes, letters, reports, and papers created or collected by the Arkansas State Nurses Association District 9.


  • Creation: 1956-1983


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

The Arkansas State Nurses Association (ASNA) is a professional statewide organization of health practitioners founded in 1912 and affiliated with the American Nursing Association. The District 9 division of ASNA was initially organized as the Fayetteville District Nurses Association. In 1956 the name of the organization changed to the Northwest Arkansas District Nurses Association, in 1965 to Arkansas Nurses Association District 14, and finally in 1981 to its present designation as District 9. The geographic boundaries of the district membership presently includes Benton, Carroll, Madison, and Washington counties, Arkansas.


1.25 Linear Feet (3 Boxes)

Arrangement of the Papers

The records have been divided into three series. Series 1, District 9 records, includes all material originating from or pertaining specifically to the local chapter. Series 2, State association records, includes materials originating from the state headquarters in Little Rock. Series 3, American Nursing Association, contains materials from the national organization. The files have been arranged chronologically and topically labeled. Materials within the files have been chronologically arranged.

  1. Series 1. District 9 records, 1956-1983 (Boxes 1 and 2)
  2. Series 2. State association records, 1965-1983 (Box 3, folders 1-16)
  3. Series 3. American Nurses Association materials, 1975-1982 (Box 3, folders 17-19)

Acquisition Information

The Arkansas State Nurses Association District 9 Records were donated to Special Collections by the organization's secretary Linda O'Dell, Fayetteville, Arkansas, on August 18, 1986.

Processing Information

Processed by Kim Allen Scott, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in December, 1991.


Arkansas State Nurses Association District 9 Records
Kim Allen Scott
December 1991
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
(479) 575-8444