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Mary C. Berry "Hon. James H. Berry" Essay

 Collection
Identifier: MC 744
Scope and Content Note

20-page account of family stories of James H. Berry, 1841-1913, Confederate soldier, lawyer, governor of Arkansas, and United States senator, written by his granddaughter, Mary C. Berry.

Dates: 1942

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

Orval Eugene Faubus Papers Addendum

 Collection
Identifier: MC 922
Scope and Content Note This collection is essentially a continuation of the Orval Eugene Faubus Papers, 1910...(1939-74)-1978 (MS/F27/301/FAUBUS). Materials in this collection pertain primarily to the life of Orval Faubus following his six terms as governor of Arkansas. Included are items pertaining to his marriage to Elizabeth (Beth) Drake Thompson Westmoreland (1969); his adoption of her daughter, Kim Elizabeth, and son, Frederick ("Ric" or "Ricci") King (1971); Beth's death (1983); and his marriage to Janice...
Dates: 1928-1994

Junius Marion Futrell Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS L34 1913
Scope and Content Note

Letter dated at Little Rock, Arkansas June 19, 1913, from Acting Governor J. M. Futrell to Professor L. E. Aylsworth, Lincoln, Nebraska, advising that he is forwarding, under separate cover, copies of the messages delivered to the Arkansas General Assembly by his gubernatorial predecessors, George Washington Donaghey and Joseph Taylor Robinson.

Dates: 1913

Augustus H. Garland Letter

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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

George Washington Hays Miscellaneous Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS H321 (MC 17)
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, speeches, clippings, photographs, and other materials, most of which date from 1899 to 1927, pertaining to Hays' education, to his law practice, and to his political career, as well as his personal, religious, fraternal, and civic interests and activities. Materials pertain particularly to his administration as Governor of Arkansas, 1913-1917, especially as regards the Southern Governors' Cotton Convention of 1915; the collection of and extension of payments of...
Dates: 1881-1927; Majority of material found within 1899-1927

Jeff Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 718
Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, literary productions, printed materials, legal and financial documents, scrapbooks, and photographs created, collected, or received by Jeff Davis and his descendants.

The Jeff Davis papers contain documents pertaining to the personal and professional life of all four generations of the family, from Lewis Davis and Frank Thatch in the nineteenth century, to Jeff Davis, Jr. in the 1980s.

Dates: 1849-1986

John Sebastian Little Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1517
Scope and Content Note

Papers include extensive correspondence relating to Little’s campaign for governor, handbills, receipts, copies of his speeches and miscellaneous material. Microfilmed materials are the papers of John Sebastian Little (1851-1916) donated to the Arkansas History Commission by Mrs. Tom Vertrees, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1964.

Dates: 1904-1906

Sidney S. McMath Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 899
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence, law material, speeches, papers, photographs, tape recordings, awards, certificates, and clippings from McMath's political and military careers, as well as his personal life. The papers also contained broadsides, which have been removed to the broadside collection.

Dates: circa 1880-1989

Sidney S. McMath Papers Addendum

 Collection
Identifier: MC 899a
Scope and Content Note Materials include correspondence and other personal papers; photographs and negatives; artifacts; scrapbooks; and oversize materials. Correspondence and personal papers include materials related to the political career and personal life of Sid McMath, as well as Anne McMath materials. Among the Anne McMath materials are notes related to her research on the first ladies of Arkansas. Photographs include items from Sid McMath's service in World...
Dates: 1912-2003

Thomas Chipman McRae Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS M244
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, speeches, clippings, essays, memoranda, pamphlets, reports, bulletins, receipts, invoices, minutes of meetings, legislative bills, lists, invitations, notes, broadsides, and other documents relating to the personal, familial, professional, business, political, and other affairs of McRae, banker, lawyer, and legislator, United States Congressman (1885-1903), and Governor of Arkansas (1921- 1924). The collection includes the papers, 1930-1938, of Thomas Chipman...
Dates: 1879–1938

William Read Miller Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MC 754
Overview

Letter from Governor William Read Miller to D. E. Jones, pertaining to resignation of Jones as a Trustee of the Arkansas Industrial University.

Dates: 1878

David H. Pryor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 336
Scope and Content Note The collection is divided into four major groups. Group I includes materials from Senator Pryor's time as publisher of the Ouachita Citizen, his terms in the Arkansas General Assembly and United States House of Representatives, and his two terms as governor of Arkansas. Group II includes materials related to his term in the United States Senate; this group also includes materials related to Bill Clinton's first presidential campaign and inauguration as well...
Dates: 1934-2004

Joseph Taylor Robinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS R563 18
Scope and Content Note

The Joseph Taylor Robinson papers (primarily 1900-1937) contain correspondence, memoranda, speeches, legislative bills, business and financial records, legal files, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other materials created or received by or pertaining to Robinson's life and career, especially to his service as U. S. Senator from Arkansas, 1913-1937.

Dates: 1900-1954; Majority of material found within 1900-1937

Joseph Taylor Robinson Papers, Supplement 2

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Identifier: MC 1193
Scope and Content Note The papers consist of correspondence, speeches, press releases, financial records, and other papers pertaining mostly to the professional, political, and governmental career of Robinson, especially as regards to his role as a Congressman and chairman of the Committee on the Public Lands; the Arkansas gubernatorial election in 1912, mainly congratulatory messages to Robinson on his election as Arkansas Governor; and Robinson's senatorial career. Specific areas to which records relate include:...
Dates: 1904-1952

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Arkansas. Constitutional Convention (1969-1970) 1
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Arkansas. State Highway Commission 1
Berry, James H. (James Henderson), 1841-1913 1
Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.) 1
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Cravens, Fadjo (William Fadjo), 1929-2012 1
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Futrell, J. Marion (Junius Marion), 1870-1955 1
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Jones, Dudley E. 1
Little, John S. (John Sebastian), 1853-1916 1
Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935 1
McMath, Anne, 1920-1994 1
McRae, Thomas C. (Thomas Chipman), 1851-1929 1
Miller, Emily S. 1
Miller, H. Grady, Jr. 1
Miller, William Read, 1823-1887 1
Preston, Mary C. (Mary Cordelia Berry), 1914-1997 1
Pryor, David, 1934- 1
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 1
Smith, Alfred E., 1903-1986 1
Smith, Stephen A., 1949- 1
State Hospital for Nervous Diseases of Arkansas 1
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 35th 1
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Lands 1
United States. Congress. Senate. Select Committee on Ethics 1
University of Arkansas Foundation 1
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