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Arkansas Industrial University Announcement of 1892 Session

 Collection
Identifier: MC 762
Scope and Content Note

Printed announcement for the 1892 session of the Arkansas Industrial University. Includes description of courses, as well as information on costs.

Dates: 1892

Arkansas Industrial University Military Form

 Collection
Identifier: MC 999
Scope and Content Note

Handwritten blank form for the explanation of absences and/or lateness for activation of the military detachment of the Arkansas Industrial University, 1875.

Dates: 1875

Arkansas Industrial University Recruiting Folder

 Collection
Identifier: MS Ar4i
Scope and Contents

Recruiting folder: "Arkansas Industrial University, Fayetteville, Ark. For both sexes. Attendance large. Increased facilities. Next term begins Tuesday, March 1, 1892. Send for the new catalogue...," describing University and listing courses offered, fees and tuition, etc.

Dates: circa 1892

Ida G. Barr Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MC 619
Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook pages and photograph, circa 1896. 9 items.

Scrapbook pages containing 1896 Arkansas Industrial University (now the University of Arkansas) graduation program, senior class song (written by Ida G. Barr), views of Fayetteville and U of A campus, newspaper clippings. Photograph (7½ x 9 3/4" mounted on card) is of Old Main from the north, dated on reverse 1904-1906.

Dates: ca 1896-1906

Berry, Dickinson, Peel Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1372
Scope and Content Note The materials in this collection are primarily items collected by Ruth Dickinson Berry (1880-1973) and her daughter, Mary Berry Preston (1914-1997). The materials in the Berry, Dickinson, Peel Family Papers (1833-1977) are a diverse accumulation of records which include family correspondence; political, legal, and financial documents; school records; scrapbooks, albums, and notebooks; greeting cards; clipping files; notes for newspaper articles; records of institutions, clubs,...
Dates: 1830-1977; Majority of material found within 1890-1960

Mary Virginia Vincenheller Byroade Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 634
Scope and Content Note

The Byroade collection is arranged in four series and consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, slave bills of sale, Civil War papers, wedding and funeral memorabilia, school records, photographs, and business, financial, legal, and political papers.

Dates: 1830-1949

Francis B. Chidester Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1178
Scope and Content Note

Materials in this collection include photographs and negatives of Francis B. Chidester and William P. Chidester, a beneficiary appointment for Francis B. Chidester to attend the Arkansas Industrial University, and a tuition receipt.

Dates: 1874-1880

Daniel M. Davis Scholastic Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 334
Scope and Content Note

Outlines, drafts, and finished essays; notes; examinations; and other papers (including Regulations of AIU; appointment as beneficiary; receipt for fee; and concert, chapel, elocution, and commencement programs) of Daniel M. Davis, a student of the Preparatory Department, Arkansas Industrial University, 1893.

Dates: 1893

John Clinton Futrall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS F989 228
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence, addresses and speeches, essays, scrapbook, and other materials created or received by Futrall, President of the University of Arkansas from 1913 to 1939; by his father, Thomas Andrew Futrall, 1842-1917; and by other persons; pertaining to personal and familial interests and concerns of the Futrall family, and to the academic and professional careers of John Futrall and Thomas Futrall.

Dates: 1868-1972

William Jefferson Hamilton Daybook and Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS H21
Scope and Content Note

Material pertaining to the life of William J. Hamilton, Arkansas student, teacher, lawyer, and merchant, especially to his years as a student at Arkansas Industrial University, 1889-1894. The memoirs also relate, in part, to the history of Hartford, Arkansas, to Hamilton's daughter, Nell Lucille Hamilton Trotter, and to other members of the Hamilton-Gryder-York-Dean-Trotter families.

Dates: 1889-1894; 1945; 1972

John J. Hughes Autograph Album and Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS H87
Scope and Content Note

Autograph album inscribed "A.I.U." with signature of John J. Hughes. Verses and writings signed by fellow students commemorate their schooldays together. Photographs of unidentified classmates and a photograph of Old Main.

Dates: 1881

Robert Summerfield Medearis Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS M467d 371
Scope and Content Note

"Day book" and diary of University of Arkansas student. Contents: record of moneys received and expended, pp. [1-2], 5-12, 21-40, 43-56; blank pages, pp. 69-71; index entry, p. 72; diary, March 25, 1891 ... March 6, 1894, pp. 73-78, 83-98, 101-130, 141-156, 163-180. 1 volume (13" x 8" x 1").

Dates: 1891-1894

William Read Miller Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MC 754
Overview

Letter from Governor William Read Miller to D. E. Jones, pertaining to resignation of Jones as a Trustee of the Arkansas Industrial University.

Dates: 1878

James Mitchell Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1476
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of one item, a letter written by James Mitchell on November 27, 1874. It is written by hand on a folded sheet of stationery bearing a lithograph in green depicting University Hall, the building housing the Arkansas Industrial University. In the letter Mitchell addresses David Walker, a prominent judge, asking Walker to use his influence with the Arkansas General Assembly to obtain a sufficient appropriation to operate the new University.

Dates: 1874

Molsie A. R. Osborne Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC 574
Scope and Content Note Autograph books, letters, and photographs pertaining to the Sledge-Ammons-Riddick family, including Civil War letters and autograph book belonging to Molsie Wright Ammons, preparatory class, Arkansas Industrial University, 1886. The collection apparently originated with Rebecca Maisie Sledge (died January 1867, El Dorado, Arkansas), who married [?] Ammons. Their daughter, Molsie Wright Ammons (born 4 July 1866, El Dorado, Arkansas) married Walter M. Riddick, and added to the...
Dates: circa 1855-1899

Zillah Cross Peel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS P344 407
Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous Arkansas-related and other collected material.

Dates: 1836-1878

Ida Pace Purdue Autograph Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS P972a
Scope and Content Note

Autograph book with signed personal inscriptions collected by Ida Pace from Jan. 4, 1884, to May 15, 1886, from approximately 62 persons, 46 of whom were Arkansas Industrial University students.

Dates: 1884-1886

Julia Rutherford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 847
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains Julia Rutherford's ledger with songs, purchase records, and lists of church members, two autograph books from AIU, a commencement invitation, and two photographs.

Dates: 1871-1893

James Sewell Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS Se89 226
Scope and Content Note

Autograph letter signed, dated Roseville (Logan County), Arkansas, December 4, 1878, from Sewell to D. H. Hill, president of Arkansas Industrial University, regarding conduct and health of writer's children, students John M. Sewell and Pink Sewell.

Dates: circa 1828

Arthur M. Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 592
Scope and Content Note

Positive photocopies of letters were donated to Special Collections by James T. Smith, M. D., Paris, Arkansas, 8 July 1986. The original letters are owned by the donor of the photocopies.

The material consists of seven letters written by Arthur M. Smith, from Arkansas Industrial University, Fayetteville, Arkansas, to his mother, Mrs. M. J. Smith.

Dates: 1882-1884

Annie Tillman Report Cards

 Collection — Box: Small Manuscript Collections Box 8
Identifier: MC 1317
Scope and Content Note

Two report cards of Miss Annie Tillman from Arkansas Industrial University, December 1, 1884-October 9, 1885. Reports list courses taken, grades, absences, and number of demerits. They are signed by George M. Edgar, President, Ruth Johnson, Acting Secretary (1884), and George D. Purinton, Secretary (1885).

Dates: 1884-1885

David Walker Letters and Biographical Sketch

 Collection
Identifier: MS W15
Scope and Contents Letters pertaining to the professional, business, political, and other affairs of David Walker, Fayetteville, Ark. lawyer, jurist, politician, legislator, and state supreme court justice. Part of the material relates to the affairs of the Whig Party and to the Civil War and Reconstruction in Arkansas, and to the Arkansas Industrial University in 1874. Correspondents include: John D. Adams, Mark Bean, John J. Clendinin, John R. Eakin, Elbert Hartwell English, Augustus Hill Garland, Lorenzo...
Dates: 1841-1933

Cornelius Decalion Woolverton Documents Pertaining to Student Life, Arkansas Industrial University

 Collection
Identifier: MS W88
Scope and Content Note

Documents pertaining to student life at Arkansas Industrial University (later known as the University of Arkansas).

Dates: 1879, 1884

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