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Theodore E. Alund Scrapbook

Identifier: MC 1841
Scope and Content Note

Materials in this collection include a trip itinerary, a vacation scrapbook, photographs, and other materials collected during the trip. Additionally, the collection includes Alund's funeral program.

Dates: 1937-1990; Majority of material found in 1937

Arkansas and Texas Journal

Identifier: MC 643
Scope and Content Note

Notebook containing account of journey through Arkansas and Texas, 1 October 1855 -4 November 1855. Writer unknown. Notebook contains 108 pp, only 25 filled.

Dates: 1855

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

Major John P. Gaines Diary

Identifier: MC 323
Scope and Content Note

Journal of Expedition to Texas, 1846.

Typescript of diary of John P. Gaines (1795- 1857), First Regiment of Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry, from camp near Memphis, TN, 16 July 1846, through Arkansas and Texas to the Rio Grande River, 20 October 1846. Positive photocopy.

Dates: 1846

Wilbur G. Hanks Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1270
Scope and Content Note The collection pertains primarily to three generations of the Hanks family: Green P. and Fanny Hanks, Wilbur G. and Martha Hanks, and Ora Joe Hanks of Johnson, Arkansas. Green P. Hanks (1838, Boonsboro, Arkansas-1929) served in the US army during the Civil War and was honorably discharged in 1865. Wilbur G. Hanks (1870-1931) was justice of the peace in Johnson, Arkansas. Ora Joe Hanks graduated from the Fayetteville, Arkansas, High School in 1922 and received the Teachers' Course certificate...
Dates: circa 1864-1950

Walter John Lemke Papers

Identifier: MS L541
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, maps, bulletins, newspapers and other material created, received or collected by journalist-columnist- collector Lemke, University of Arkansas professor of journalism 1928-1956. Material, most of which dates from 1928 to 1968, pertains to Lemke's professional and academic career and interests, especially as regards his newspaper columns and publications; the Arkansas press; the journalism of World War II; the publications of "Uncle Walt's...
Dates: 1821-1969

Truxton Lowell Letter

Identifier: MS L34 Lowell
Scope and Content Note Letter dated at Mountain Post Office, Washington County, Arkansas October 1, 1836, from Truxton Lowell to his brother, Captain James Lowell, in Bath, Maine. Pertaining to personal and familial affairs, to the writer's journey from Pennsylvania to Arkansas and into the Creek Nation, and to his experiences while teaching school in the Cherokee Nation and in Arkansas, the letter also describes the country around Fayetteville, Arkansas, narrates something of the writer's hunting experiences in...
Dates: 1836

Charles C. Moore Letter

Identifier: MC 1724
Scope and Content Note Charles C. Moore Letter, a government lands surveyor, wrote to his cousin, Hannah Moore of Quakertown Pennsylvania, while he was in camp in the "Wilds of Arkansas" in 1839. Within the letter, Moore describes his experience in camp, the area he was surveying, and his concern for family relations. After surveying the "Little River", Moore took another contract near the...
Dates: 1839

William F. Switzler Typescripts

 Collection — Box: Small Manuscript Collections Box 7
Identifier: MC 1056

Typescripts of "A Trip to the South," and "My Second Tour in the South," 1836-1837, describing Wm. F. Switzler's trips to Louisiana in 1835 and 1836.

Dates: 1836-1837

Wayland Family Materials

Identifier: MC 1916
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a travel diary, a transcription of the travel diary, and four photographs.

Dates: 1910-2010

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