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Lettie Comstock Carney Papers

Identifier: MC 705
Scope and Content Note The collection consists mostly of family photographs and albums kept by Lettie Comstock Carney. Also included are photographs of the Carney Appliance Centers, certificates, and a cash book. The photographs and albums include Comstock and Carney family portraits and snapshots, pictures of Carney Appliance Centers, snapshots of activities, and many scenes and people from Rudy and Uniontown, particularly 1915-1940. All of the albums are in poor condition, with pages loose and loose...
Dates: ca 1900-1960

Charles Edd Caudle Papers

Identifier: MC 1843
Scope and Content Note

This collection includes genealogy, correspondence, drafts of two books, business information, financial information, legal information, photos, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1937-2002

Durham Canning Company Records

Identifier: MC 955
Scope and Content Note

Cans, can labels, photocopy of Durham Canning Company ledger (1924-1934), and photocopied clippings about the Tatum Springs and White House communities and Durham Canning Company.

Dates: 1924-1934

Electromap Business Records

Identifier: MC 1856
Scope and Content Note

The collection includes financial, legal, and employment records and correspondence, reviews, advertisements, agreements, and copies of Electromap software.

Dates: 1987-1995

Excelsior White Lime Company

Identifier: MC 992
Scope and Content Note

Book of business transactions of the Excelsior White Lime Company of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Donated by Wasington County Judge Charles A. Johnson.

Dates: 1907-1910

Fisher and Southall Dry Goods Ledger

Identifier: MC 1626
Scope and Content Note

The ledger lists customers and details items purchased from January 1861 to June 1862. The ledger includes supplies such as skillets, fabric, and food sold to travelers.

Dates: 1861-1862

Fort Smith Commercial League Booklet

Identifier: MC 659
Scope and Content Note

12-page booklet "To The Investor, The Manufacturer and Agriculturist," describing Fort Smith, its "Municipal and Commercial Improvements," and "What Fort Smith Wants In Factories," issued by The Commercial League, Fort Smith.

Dates: circa 1908

Verna Cook Garvan Papers

Identifier: MC 1914
Scope and Content Note The Verna Cook Garvan papers comprise family records that include materials pertaining to Garvan’s parents, Arthur Bacillius and Essie Bordis Cook; her sister, Dorothy Cook Baker; Alonzo Bernard Alexander and Francis Patrick Garvan, her first and second husband, respectively; personal correspondence; legal and financial materials; newspaper clippings; and handwritten notes. Contained also are the business records of A.B. Cook, Wisconsin and Arkansas Lumber, and Malvern Brick and Tile...
Dates: 1913- 2008; Majority of material found within 1950- 1993

Peter Harkins Collection

Identifier: MC 573
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two ledgers, a day-book, two letter-press books, an inventory, and several pages of drawings (plats)and descriptions of property that had been laid in Volume 1.

Volumes 1, 2, and 3 (two ledgers and the day-book) were given to the donor by Myrtle McIlroy in 1971.

Dates: 1852-1937

Harrison Businesses Photographs

Identifier: MC 786
Scope and Content Note

Cellulose nitrate negatives of businesses in Harrison, Arkansas. The images are mainly of the interiors of Harrison businesses in the 1930s, with some exterior views and several portraits. Contact prints of the negatives were made for Special Collections.

The prints are all 5" x 7" (one of the portrait prints consists of two half-sheet portraits). Unless otherwise noted, all are interior views. Businesses and people were identified by the donor.

Dates: ca 1930-1940

Harvey and Bernice Jones Papers

Identifier: MC 1956
Scope and Content Note Materials document the personal, professional, and philanthropic activities of Harvey and Bernice Jones, with the bulk of material dating from the 1940s to the 1990s. Personal materials include biographical information, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and financial records. Business records include correspondence, financial records, printed material, and the business records of the Jones Truck Lines and its subsidiaries, the Mound City Forwarding Company (a trucking company...
Dates: 1843-2012; Majority of material found within 1933-2017

Lee Wilson and Company Records

Identifier: MC 1289
Scope and Content Note Materials in the collection fall into three basic groups: the Bank of Wilson, Lee Wilson and Company, and Keiser Supply Company. Bank of Wilson records relate to both individual and business accounts. Materials include correspondence and statements, bank statements, cancelled checks and receipts, and cash vouchers. Lee Wilson and Company records pertain to the activities of the company as well as the communities founded by Lee Wilson. They include materials related to labor...
Dates: 1830-1996

Edward Mays Papers

Identifier: MC 1175
Scope and Content Note

The collection contains correspondence, account ledgers, time and payroll sheets, sale invoices, a minute book, a report, picture postcards, and photographs. Most of the material relates to Edward Mays' business activities.

Dates: ca 1910-1950s

W.S. McClintock and Sons Company Records

Identifier: MC 451
Scope and Content Note The records consist of daily cash journals and individual account journals, as well as miscellaneous business records. Daily cash journals record daily business transactions from 1916 to 1962 and embody volumes 1-7. Individual account journals record the expenses of W. S. McClintock and Sons, as well as the accounts of individual customers from 1908 to 1963. Most of these journals are in alphabetical order by customer and embody volumes 8-14. Volume 10 contains real estate records....
Dates: 1908-1963

McIlroy Family Papers

Identifier: MC 790
Scope and Content Note

The papers consist of correspondence, photographs, and business records and have been grouped into four series; Powell-Rhea, Rhea-McIlroy, Lincoln land records, and Photographs.

Dates: 1846-1968

William McIlroy Account Book

Identifier: MS qL58.M18
Scope and Content Note

Daily cash journal and miscellaneous financial records book of the firm of William McIlroy and James Hayden Van Hoose, merchants, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, for the period December 1, 1874, to July 11, 1878.

Dates: 1874-1878

W. W. Meriwether and Sons Ledgers

Identifier: MC 1336
Scope and Content Note

Eleven ledgers of customer and wholesale accounts and the store inventories, ca. 1886-1925.

Dates: ca. 1886-1925

Rhodes Chevrolet Company Photographs

 Collection — Box: Small Manuscript Collections Box 6
Identifier: MC 895
Scope and Content Note

Photographs of the Rhodes Chevrolet Company. Most of the photographs were made by Riggs Studio or by McCann Photo Co., both of Fort Smith, apparently for publicity, from about 1938 to 1960. Six of the photographs have been published in The Press Argus (Van Buren), 21 July 1984 ("125th Anniversary Issue").

Dates: circa 1938-1960

Shipley Baking Company Records

Identifier: MC 954
Scope and Content Note Most of the material was saved by Garvin Shipley, one of the co-founders of Shipley Baking Company and uncle of the donor. Included are the records of the Shipley Baking Company of Fort Smith and Fayetteville, as well as the records of the W. G. Shipley Baking Company of Fayetteville and McAlester, Oklahoma. The collection also includes some material on the Shipley family, Fort Smith, the First Baptist Church of Fort Smith, and some information on the Cotton Holsum Bakeries of...
Dates: 1922-1934

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