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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

Ozark Society Records

Identifier: MC 477
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of administrative files that include, among other records, the Society's by-laws, certificate of incorporation and membership lists; general correspondence as well as the one received and generated by the Society's presidents, secretaries, newsletter editors, and other officers; financial records comprising bank statements, treasurers reports, federal and state tax returns and others; minutes of the Board meetings as well as materials relating to general membership...
Dates: circa 1922-2013

Ozark Society Sugar Creek Chapter Records

Identifier: MC 2162
Scope and Content Note This collection contains materials about Neil Compton; materials regarding environmental activism, including brochures, prints, and newspaper clippings; newsletters, including Pack and Paddle, Call of the Wild, and the Ozark Society; correspondence, maps, event/trip information, meeting minutes and agendas for the Sugar Creek Chapter; legislative orders; and order forms for environmental...
Dates: 1974-2002