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Arkansas Girls State Materials

Identifier: MC 1585
Scope and Content Note

Documents pertaining to Ellen Compton's attendance at the 1955 session of Arkansas Girls State under the sponsorship of the Bentonville Rotary Club. She had her picture made with the other delegates, and later in the summer talked to the club about her experiences.

Dates: 1955

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission Records

Identifier: MC 2207
Content Description

The collection includes site reports, management plans, annual reports, brochures, publications, and other materials produced by or related to the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission and its management of Arkansas natural areas and natural resources.

Dates: 1979-1995

Joe Marsh Clark Trail Album

Identifier: MC 1536
Scope and Content Note Judith Woltjen, a member of the Highlands Chapter of the Ozark Society, was a leader in the construction of the Clark hiking trail. In 2004 she assembled an album including correspondence documenting the chapter’s negotiations with the City of Fayetteville, photographs of the trail and of the dedication, maps, and other materials pertaining to the establishment of the trail. Also included is a sheet of biographical data on the Clarks. The album contains nineteen color photographs...
Dates: 1995-2004

Ellen Compton Bentonville High School Materials

Identifier: MC 2109
Content Description Scrapbooks, photographs, school newspapers, certificates, and other records related to Ellen Compton's time as a student at Bentonville High School from 1952-1956. Some records relate to Compton's involvement with clubs such as the Beta Club, the Order of the Rainbow for Girls, the Future Homemakers of America Federation, and the Arkansas State Student Council Convention. Many scrapbook materials, particularly clippings, relate to the Bentonville High School football team; some relate to...
Dates: circa 1932-2006; 1952-1956

Compton Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1453
Scope and Content Note

The papers consist of correspondence, documents, genealogical material, and images related to the family of David Compton, Sr. (1850-1923) and his wife, Mary Eyre Haller Compton (1851-1934) as well as their sons, David Compton, Jr. (1885-1959) and William Eyre Compton (1890-1981). There is also documentation concerning the lives of Neil Ernest Compton (1912-1999) and his wife Laurene Putman Compton (1916-1991).

Dates: 1807-1980

Neil Compton Papers

Identifier: MC 1091
Scope and Content Note The collection includes both Compton's personal and professional materials. These include medical log books, calendars, correspondence, clippings, and various memorabilia relating to his past as a student of Bentonville High School, the University of Arkansas, and the University of Arkansas School of Medicine. Also included are drafts and notes Compton used in writing his books. The collection contains materials relating to Compton's activities as a conservationist and outdoor...
Dates: 1914-1998

Neil Compton Recordings

Identifier: MC 2043
Content Description The collection consists of 22 CDs containing recordings of Arkansas environmentalist and physician Neil Compton, primarily of Compton narrating his travel through the Ozarks and nearby areas and responding to questions from Kay Schroeder, who created the recordings. Content includes historical narratives; anecdotes; geographic, geologic, and botanical descriptions; and folk songs. In some cases, Compton's daughter, Ellen Compton, is also present on the recordings. The collection also...
Dates: circa 1992-1995

Decatur All-America City Award Papers

Identifier: MC 837
Scope and Content Note

The papers contain one recording, 12 photographs, and 21 clippings related to the All-America City Award given to Decatur, Arkansas. Photographs are labeled on verso and are of the receipt of the All-America City Award and of Decatur area views.

Dates: 1954-1955

Lucille McCarty Kelly Collection

 Collection — Box: Small Manuscript Collections Box 8
Identifier: MC 1432
Scope and Content Note

The collection contains Lucille McCarty's autograph book with inscriptions written by friends in Ponca, Arkansas, 1927-1936; eleven greeting cards, ca 1910-1944; one postcard depicting the Lost Valley Lodge, Ozark Mountains, Arkansas, ca 1954; and four photographs (1935) of Bert McCarty family, their home, and a store building "Cedar Crest Camp."

Dates: circa 1910-1930

Kingston, Arkansas, Collection

Identifier: MC 1215
Scope and Content Note The Kingston, Arkansas, Collection contains photocopies of selected articles pertaining to Kingston, Arkansas, published in the Brick Church Life magazine, 1920-1929; a booklet 100% American: The War Story of a Country Church by Elmer J. Bouher; photocopies of articles by Otto E. Rayburn; and other printed material. It also contains photographs of the Kingston Community Church, a 1926 photograph of Otto E. Rayburn with the Kingston High School graduating class, and other group...
Dates: 1917-1931

Willoughby Fountain McGehee Materials

Identifier: MC 2206
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of materials relating to Willoughby McGehee and his family, and particularly to McGehee's service in the United States Navy during World War II. A notable inclusion is McGehee's personal diary of his experiences on the USS Miantonomah in 1942.

Dates: ca 1895-1968

Petentes Women's Club Records

Identifier: MC 811
Scope and Content Note

The papers encompass expense records, minutes, attendance records, a scrapbook, yearbooks, and various club papers including a club history and copies of a few of the educational programs presented by club members.

Dates: 1928-1973

Lora B. D. Presley Musical Scores

Identifier: MC 839
Scope and Content Note

Handwritten sheet music composed and arranged by Lora B.D. Presley and/or her brother, M. Seachrist.

Dates: 1924; undated

Putman Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1452
Scope and Content Note The papers consist of correspondence, documents, genealogical material and images, including photograph albums. The material was collected and compiled by Laurene Putman Compton. The majority of the papers and images are illustrative of life in Pea Ridge, ca. 1920-1929. Families about whom Laurene collected information include the Lees and other branches of Putmans. Photographs and correspondence occasionally refer to the Civil War. There is a detailed photograph album of Laurene's life from...
Dates: 1900-1990

Bessie Griffin Roose Correspondence

Identifier: MC 1882
Scope and Content Note

The collection contains correspondence to Bessie Griffin Roose and Alice Taylor

Dates: 1909-1934

Swift Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1451
Scope and Content Note The papers consist of photographs, photograph albums, a scrapbook, correspondence, professional and financial records, genealogical records, and recorded interviews. The material was created or collected by Dr. Charles Eugene Swift of Goshen and Elkins, Arkansas, and by members of his immediate family, especially his son Joseph Maxwell Swift, and by other descendants. The papers include photographs of individuals (ca. 1870-1977), their homes, schools, and activities. Of special...
Dates: 1876-1976

Constance Wagner Tapes

Identifier: MC 838
Scope and Content Note

Three audio cassette recordings of an interview of Eureka Springs novelist Constance Wagner, conducted by Ellen Shipley in November 1977; interview notes and bibliography cards; 1 audio cassette recording of Constance Wagner's comments to the November 1977 Women's Literature at the Regional Level class at the University of Arkansas.

Dates: 1977

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