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Daisy Bates Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 582
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of twelve boxes of correspondence and other documents, photographs, audio cassettes, and film. The files include correspondence resulting from her work and that of her husband, L.C. Bates, with the NAACP between 1957 and 1974. Significant correspondents include Harry Ashmore, Dale Bumpers, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, Orval Faubus, and Roy Wilkins. An index of correspondents is located at the end of this finding aid. Other materials in the collection include honors and...
Dates: 1940-1988

Elizabeth Jacoway Oral History Interviews

 Collection — Box: Small Manuscript Collections Box 9
Identifier: MC 1481
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of copies of the transcriptions of interviews she conducted with Daisy Gatson Bates and Vivion Lenon Brewer, two leaders of the effort to desegregate Central High School. N.B. The transcripts were copied from the Southern Historical Collection, the Library of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and were given to the University of Arkansas Libraries by Ms. Jacoway.

Dates: 1976

Sarah Alderman Murphy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1321
Scope and Content Note This collection is a combination of papers accumulated by Murphy during her years as an activist and materials used in writing her book. Among the latter are the papers of Billie Wilson, a former member of WEC. Wilson gave Murphy her papers, which included correspondence, pamphlets, and press clippings, to aid in the writing of Breaking the Silence. Because of the overlapping subject matter in Murphy's and Wilson's papers, Wilson's materials have been...
Dates: 1950-1994

Roy Reed Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1083
Scope and Content Note The collection comprises personal, academic and professional/research records. The personal records consist mostly of correspondence and files pertaining to Reed’s studies at Harvard University. The academic records pertain to the classes taught by Reed, such as classroom lecture notes, syllabi, tests, newspaper and magazine articles, typescripts, and other classroom items created and collected by him. The professional/research records contain subject files that concern primarily Reed’s...
Dates: 1951-1998