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Harriet Bailey Bullock Daniel Correspondence

Identifier: MC 1835
Scope and Content Note Materials include 156 letters to Harriet Bailey Bullock Daniel from friends and family between January 16, 1868 and June 1, 1949, although 49 of these are undated. Folder 6 contains 14 letters, written between December 10, 1857 and March 6, 1867, mainly to and from Samuel Venable Daniel, brother of Harriet Bailey Bullock Daniel’s husband, Nathaniel Beverly Daniel. A map that highlights Person, ...
Dates: 1857-1949

Charles William Fry Notebook

Identifier: MC 325
Scope and Content Note Notebook, transcribed by Stuart G. Vogt, 1975, of Charles William Fry (1842-1922), containing lists of personnel, military expenditures, inventories of ordinance, and copied quotations. Includes biographical note. Positive photocopy. Positive photocopy of a transcription of a notebook kept by Captain Charles William Fry, Fry's Company of Virginia Light Artillery (Orange Artillery). Captain Fry took part in many fights in Virginia during the war and kept a record of ordinance...
Dates: 1863-1885

Nannie Stillwell Jackson Diary

Identifier: MC 460
Scope and Content Note

4 items. Copies and a transcript of a diary kept by Nannie Hudson Stillwell Jackson (1854-1908) of Desha County. Margaret Jones Bolsterli edited and wrote an introduction to the diary which has been published as Vinegar Pie and Chicken Bread: A Woman's Diary of Life in the Rural South, 1890-1891 (University of Arkansas Press, 1982).

Dates: 1890-1891

Joseph Hubbard Jones Family Papers

Identifier: MC 322
Scope and Content Note Materials relating to the family of Joseph Hubbard Jones of Desha County, Arkansas. The bulk of the collection consists of family photographs, and includes images from a 1916 flood in Watson, Arkansas. Also included is a positive photocopy of reminiscences entitled "Sketch of My Army Life from 1861 to 1865," by Corporal Joseph Hubbard Jones, Company D, First Arkansas Infantry. Apparently written in the late nineteenth century, this autobiographical essay by Jones is a thumbnail sketch of his...
Dates: circa 1849-1997

Rebecca Newth “Arkansas Voices” Oral History Interview Collection

Identifier: MC 1266
Scope and Content Note “Arkansas Voices” was a series of interviews conducted by Newth for Fayetteville radio station KUAF between 1991 and 1998. Subjects were generally people who were visiting Fayetteville to lecture, perform, or exhibit their works. Other interviews with local academics concerned books they had published or other research or creative activity in which they were engaged. Newth herself was interviewed by Kyle Kellams of the KUAF staff. The collection consists of Newth's audiocassette...
Dates: 1991-1998; 2020

James H. Starr Letter

Identifier: MC 324
Scope and Content Note

Letter Regarding Mail Transportation, 1865.

Letter from James H. Starr, Agent, Post Office Department Trans-Mississipppi, Marshall, Texas, May 18, 1865, advocating public aid for mail transpotation west of the Mississippi. Positive photocopy.

Positive photocopy of an original letter dated May 18, 1865, Marshall, Texas, written by James H. Starr, Confederate agent for the postal service west of the Mississippi River; it advocates public aid for mail transportation.

Dates: 1865