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Benjamin T. DuVal Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1212
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of personal and professional papers created or collected by members of the Benjamin T. DuVal family. The DuVal family papers represent the combined collections of at least three of the six children of William DuVal, an early settler of Fort Smith, Arkansas. Benjamin, Catherine, and Susan DuVal were the creators and collectors of most of the papers which were afterwards passed on to Marie DuVal Johnston, the daughter of Benjamin DuVal and his second wife,...
Dates: 1816-1957

Augustus H. Garland Letter

Identifier: MC 1543
Scope and Content Note

A letter written by Augustus Hill Garland, written on the stationery of the United States Senate Chamber, Washington, October 31, 1877. The collection consists of a note written in ink on a sheet of lined paper torn across the middle. The address of the Senate Chamber is printed in Gothic type at the upper right.

The senator is apparently writing to confirm the date of his service as Governor of Arkansas. The note is addressed to Frank Thomas Esq.

Dates: 1877

Augustus Hill Garland Letters

Identifier: MS G18
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two letters by Arkansas politician Augustus Garland Hill: a letter dated July 30, 1886 from United States Attorney General Garland to Samuel Jackson Randall, regarding a Congressional appropriation for "Law clerks of the Supreme Judges...," and a letter dated July 15, 1879 from Senator Garland to someone named Christie[?] that mentions the high temperatures and the yellow fever concerns in Memphis.

Dates: 1879-1886

Augustus Hill Garland Poem

Identifier: MS G21
Scope and Content Note

Printed broadside dated at Washington, Arkansas October 25, 1855, containing eleven stanza poem captioned, "Lines written in memory of their little boy, and dedicated to Mr. A. H. and Mrs. V. Garland. By E. W. G."

Dates: 1855

Reuben R. Thomas "Attorney-General Garland and the Pan-Electric Scandal" Essay

Identifier: MS T366
Scope and Content Note

Paper, titled "Attorney-General Garland and the Pan-Electric Scandal," written for University of Arkansas course, History 4443, May 1967. Transcribed from original loaned by author. 22-page typescript.

Dates: 1967

David Walker Letters and Biographical Sketch

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

Alfred McElroy Wilson Papers

Identifier: MS W69
Scope and Content Note 10 items. Correspondence, bound volume listing "claims for collection and disposition thereof, "and certificates of appointment, pertaining to the law practice of the Fayetteville, Arkansas attorney, 1847-1869, and to his appointment to the offices of Prosecuting Attorney for the Fourth Judicial District, 1840, attorney for the Fayetteville branch of the Bank of the State of Arkansas, 1845, and United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, 1854 and 1858. Correspondents include...
Dates: 1840-1897

William Wilson Papers

Identifier: MC 457
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, legal documents, financial records, and photographs pertaining to the William Wilson family. Significant correspondents include Alfred McIlroy Wilson, Augustus H. Garland, Samuel P. Pittman, Jesse Turner, and Wilson family relatives in Texas. Many of the documents in this collection were published by Walter J. Lemke in a booklet titled The William Wilson Records (Fayetteville: Washington County Historical Society, 1960). In 1981 some of the same materials were...
Dates: 1824-1982