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Arkadelphia Methodist College Student Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MC 2342
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a school notebook containing essays (including one titled "Arkansas. Its Present Condition, Resources, and Educational Outlook") and book reviews; an Arkadelphia Methodist College report card for M.[?] J.[?] Frankie[?] Turrentine[?], dated 1901; and a clipping of an article titled "A Chat about the Figure."

Dates: 1901, undated

Arkansas Educational Television Network "As We See It..." Videotapes

 Collection
Identifier: MS Ar4e AETN 377
Scope and Contents

Television film, "As We See It...," produced by WWTW/Chicago Public Television Station in May 1978, for Public Broadcasting System series of 24 half-hour programs on school desegregation. Part I, on Hope High School, Hope Ark., shown by AETN Feb. 16, 1980; another segment, on Little Rock's Central High School, shown by AETN May 25, 1980. 2 U-matic videotapes, without soundtracks.

Dates: 1978

Arkansas Industrial University Military Form

 Collection
Identifier: MC 999
Scope and Content Note

Handwritten blank form for the explanation of absences and/or lateness for activation of the military detachment of the Arkansas Industrial University, 1875.

Dates: 1875

Arkansas League for Nursing Records

 Collection
Identifier: MC 941
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of official records of the Arkansas League for Nursing, as well as reference materials collected by its members, and papers of Linnie Beauchamp, who was an influential member of the organization. Materials include official ALN correspondence, memoranda, and minutes; documents related to the drafting of the ALN Constitution and By-laws; convention records; news releases; workshop, task force, and committee records; photographs; and clippings. Other organizations...
Dates: circa 1890-1995; Majority of material found within 1955-1985

Arkansas University. University High School Scrapbooks

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Identifier: MS Ar42s 418
Scope and Content Note

Mounted clippings, with one mounted certificate and one mounted letter, pertaining to re-union, 1975, of school classes of years 1920-1962. Clippings are from Fayetteville, Arkansas Northwest Arkansas Times, Springdale News, and unidentified newspapers.

Dates: 1975

Army Specialized Training Program Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1764
Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of correspondences, pictures, and photocopies of pictures and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1944-1995

Robert Harold Basham Illustrations from A History of Cane Hill College in Arkansas

 Collection
Identifier: MS B29
Scope and Content Note

Illustrations from A History of Cane Hill College in Arkansas, a 1969 doctoral dissertation by Robert Basham of the University of Arkansas.

Dates: 1969

Virgil T. Blossom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1364
Scope and Content Note Papers pertaining to Virgil T. Blossom's career as Superintendent of the Little Rock Public Schools, 1953-1958, especially his role in the desegregation crisis in 1957-58. The papers pertain to the Central High crisis. Blossom became a central figure in the controversy, and he was removed as superintendent in November 1958. He wrote an account of the crisis, published as a series of articles, "The Untold Story of Little Rock," in Saturday Evening Post (May 23 - June 27, 1959) and...
Dates: 1952-1960

Burgin Valley School Register

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Identifier: MC 1638
Scope and Content Note

The register includes the name of each student and lists one parent or guardian for each student.

Dates: 1938-1939

Cane Hill College Catalogues

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Identifier: MS C16
Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of printed catalogues, "The First Annual Catalogue of the Officers and Students in Cane Hill College, Located at Boonsboro, Washington County, Arkansas, and of the Officers and Students in Cane Hill Female Seminary, Located One Mile South of Boonsboro, Arkansas, for the Collegiate Year 1858-'59" (Fort Smith, 1858); together with, "Catalogue...for the Scholastic Year, 1877-8" (Fayetteville, 1878), and, "Catalogue...for the Scholastic Year 1883-4" (Fayetteville, 1884).

Dates: 1858-1884

Carroll County Arkansas School District Records

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Identifier: MS C236
Scope and Content Note

Records of annual and special school meetings, registers of school officers, certificates of school taxes levied, teachers' contracts, registers of teachers employed, reports of district directors, enumeration reports, and other standard form records "required by the...school laws of the state."

Dates: 1879-1895

William Henry Cobb Papers

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Identifier: MC 2222
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists primarily of William Henry Cobb's research and writings on the history of Commonwealth College, including essays, correspondence, newspapers, and photographs. Also included are materials regarding his related research on the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union and regarding his efforts to encourage the University of Arkansas to honor the memory of former professor Dr. Walter Lee Brown.

Dates: ca 1927-2009

Daniel M. Davis Scholastic Papers

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Identifier: MC 334
Scope and Content Note

Outlines, drafts, and finished essays; notes; examinations; and other papers (including Regulations of AIU; appointment as beneficiary; receipt for fee; and concert, chapel, elocution, and commencement programs) of Daniel M. Davis, a student of the Preparatory Department, Arkansas Industrial University, 1893.

Dates: 1893

Elm Springs Academy, Elm Springs, Arkansas, Broadside

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Identifier: MS E61 291
Scope and Content Note

Announcement of curricula, tuition, and board costs, and term schedules for 1888-89 academic year.

Dates: 1888

Nannette Williams Elsass Papers

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Identifier: MC 806
Scope and Content Note The papers contain two scrapbooks. Marie Antoinette Purkins's scrapbook details the kindergarten she founded and taught in Hope, Arkansas from 1938-1962. Of special interest is the Christmas photocard of the child William Jefferson (Billy) Blythe III, who later became Arkansas Governor and United States President Bill Clinton. Sophia Delony Purkins's scrapbook documents her husband's death in 1934 and special events in her immediate family. Also included are two travel journals from the...
Dates: 1903-1969

Orval Eugene Faubus Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS F27 301 FAUBUS
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, diary, lists, notes, petitions, certificates, clippings, literary manuscripts, legislative bills, scrapbooks, sound recordings, motion picture film, financial, legal, military, and other records created, received, or collected by Faubus (1910-1978) or by staff members of the Arkansas gubernatorial office (1955-1967). Records pertain, for the most part, to the operations (1955-1967) of Arkansas state constitutional and other offices,...
Dates: 1910-1978; Majority of material found within 1939-1974

Leo M. Favrot Papers

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Identifier: MC 1138
Scope and Content Note

Mimeographed form letters issued by Leo M. Favrot to black Arkansas teachers concerning a variety of educational topics; mimeographed form letter from Favrot to Arkansas blacks concerning the Arkansas State Fair; mimeographed report form completed by teacher Lizzie Ryles, Hempstead County, Arkansas, and submitted to Favrot concerning black industrial education classes.

Dates: 1913-1915

Federal Bureau of Investigation, Commonwealth College Files

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Identifier: MC 1323
Scope and Content Note Files comprise 182 copies of documents from FBI records pertaining to Commonwealth College, Mena, Polk County, Arkansas, ca. 1920s-1930s. Contains correspondence and memoranda from the United States Department of Justice, United States Senate, Arkansas House of Representatives, Arkansas Chamber of Commerce, Mena, Arkansas, Arkansas Federation of Women's Clubs, and private citizens from Mena and neighboring communities, regarding the college's allegedly anti-American and immoral practices;...
Dates: ca. 1920s-1930s

Isaac Fisher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 500
Overview

Materials pertain to African-American educator Issac Fisher and Constance Fisher.

Dates: 1902-1976

Archie Washington Ford Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS F75s 436
Scope and Content Note Seventy-three scrapbooks, 16" x 11 1/2" x ca. 2 " each, of mounted clippings, compiled 1953-1978 by members of the staff of Arch Ford, Director of the Arkansas Department of Education from 1953 until his retirement in 1978. The scrapbooks pertain to public school education in Arkansas. The collection also includes two smaller volumes pertaining to Ford's editorial opinion published in the department's Newsmagazine, ca. 1974-1978, and...
Dates: 1953-1978

J. William Fulbright Papers, Second Accession

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Identifier: MS F956 144-B
Scope and Content Note The second increment of the J. William Fulbright papers (primarily 1960-1975) comprises approximately nine hundred linear feet of materials and documents the tenure of the Arkansas Democrat in the U.S. House and Senate. The collection consists of constituent, official, and personal correspondence, memoranda, legislative bills, speeches, photographs, and other records related to the political, governmental, and diplomatic interests and activities of the senator. An important component of the...
Dates: 1940-1975; Majority of material found within 1960-1975

Future Farmers of America, Des Arc, Arkansas

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1298
Scope and Content Note

The report documents activities of the Des Arc Consolidated High School FFA chapter in 1940-41. It was compiled following a standard form, Report on Accomplishments, for the National Chapter Contest of the FFA. It includes a typed summary of activities, photographs, clippings, and other printed material, as well as a list of members, advisers, and officers. The report is signed by Cecil E. Myers, local adviser.

Dates: 1940-1941

Lois DuPree Henry Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1621
Scope and Content Note

The collection includes both a bound and an unbound copy of Henry's memoir. The unbound memoir includes an introduction by her son, Thomas Henry. The bound copy includes a compact disc which contains a family tree, electronic copies of the memoir and 275 photographs.

Dates: ca. 1983-2004

Morriss M. Henry Papers

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Identifier: MC 542
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence, speeches, legislative papers, press releases, bills, reference material, photographs, and clippings from Henry's political career.

Dates: 1970-1985

Jack E. Hill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1968
Overview

The Jack Hill Papers consist of videos, correspondence, financial records, grant reports, scripts, and research materials from Hill's life and career.

Dates: 1945-2013

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