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Butler-Paisley Family Papers

Identifier: MC 514
Scope and Content Note The correspondence pertains primarily to family matters in Tulip and elsewhere, religious concerns, business and other travel, the Civil War, emigration to California and Texas, and business matters. The business records pertain mostly to William Paisley's general stores in Dobyville and Guerdon, Arkansas. Most of the family correspondence (series 1 and 2) consists of letters written to and from members of the Butler and Paisley families. Other correspondents include Emma's...
Dates: circa 1829-1899

Butler-Paisley Photograph Albums

Identifier: MC 632
Scope and Content Note The two albums contain a total of 83 portraits of members of the extended family of Alexander Butler (1807-1881), a farmer and merchant in Tulip, Arkansas, as well as friends and a number of Methodist clergymen. Fifty-eight negatives and thirty- two 5 x 7 copy photographs made from Emma Paisley's album are also included, as well as thirty-three negatives of grave markers and buildings in Tulip, Arkansas, photographed in the 1980s. Some of these photographs have been published in...
Dates: ca 1829-1890s, 1980s

Rebecca Jane Tackett McAlister Colburn Diary

Identifier: MC 1537
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a photocopies of a diary kept by “Becca” Tackett McAlister in 1857 and of a transcription made by Mary-Louise Bixby.

Dates: 1857

Elizabeth Paisley Huckaby Records Pertaining to the Integration of Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas

Identifier: MC 428
Scope and Content Note The journals, correspondence, notes, school bulletins, memoranda, reports, interview transcripts, programs, school handbook, school directories and other material in this collection were created or collected by Mrs. Huckaby in the course of her administrative duties or as the result of her personal experiences during the academic year 1957-1958. The collection also contains two drafts, rough and revised, of Huckaby's book, Crisis At Central High: Little...
Dates: 1957-1963

Little Rock Desegregation Crisis Oral History Interview Transcripts

Identifier: MS L72 310
Scope and Content Note

Xerox copy of typewritten transcripts of oral history interviews conducted, 1970-1972, by Columbia University's Oral History Research Office.

Dates: 1970-1973

Sarah Alderman Murphy Papers

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