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Judge Wendell Hall Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MC 2140
Scope and Content Note

The collection contains four framed political cartoon drawings by Ron Meyer of the Saline Courier, a photocopy of a newspaper column by Meyer sharing anecdotes about Judge Hall, and two undated photographs of Hall.

Dates: Majority of material found within ca 1970-1990

Elsijane Trimble Roy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1394
Scope and Content Note Materials in the collection focus on Judge Roy's law career, especially her tenure as a Supreme Court and federal judge. They also include general information about the legal profession in Arkansas, and the Eighth United States Judicial Circuit. Other materials reflect her interest in issues relating to the status and achievements of women, as well as her involvement with women's groups. The collection also includes materials reflecting her deep religious faith. Finally, the collection...
Dates: 1944-1999

Elsijane Trimble Roy Papers Addendum

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1394a
Scope and Content Note Materials in this addendum focus on her career and reveal the types of people she corresponded with, such as other judges and justices, religious figures, and many prominent political leaders. These materials are organized by people she corresponded with and with miscellaneous materials at the end. Materials include correspondence, newspaper clippings about the people that Roy interacted with, many holiday and birthday cards that Roy received over the years and other materials...
Dates: 1944-1999

Lee A. Seamster Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 637
Scope and Content Note

The Lee A. Seamster Papers include Seamster's correspondence, copies of his judicial decisions, and legal documents. Fannie Presley Seamster, Seamster's wife, was a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy; her papers, and Seamster's collection of sermons, are contained here as well. The collection concludes with family photographs.

Dates: ca 1880-1986

Florence Cypert Spore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 799
Scope and Content Note Letters, papers, scrapbooks, and photographs pertaining to the Seat-Cypert-Spore families of Searcy, Arkansas. Series one holds papers pertaining to the Seat family, including an autobiographical sketch of Captain Benton Bell Seat and diaries kept by him after he moved to Arkansas in 1903. Series two holds papers dealing with the Cypert family, from Jesse Newton Cypert to the five children of Judge Eugene Cypert. Materials concerning the Hardy-Haymond-Crow families, relatives of...
Dates: 1854-1975

Jonas M. Tebbetts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1553
Scope and Content Note

The collection contains three types of materials: a folder of family and secondary writings concerning Jonas Tebbetts, his family, and the Tebbetts Collection; thirty volumes of diaries, memo books, expense and account books, and other miscellaneous notebooks, written by Jonas M. Tebbetts. The volumes span the period 1847-1905.

Dates: 1847-2011

Ray Thornton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1964
Scope and Content Note Materials pertain to both personal and professional aspects of Ray Thornton’s life. Personal materials include correspondence from family and friends; annotated books; and collected mementoes. Other personal materials encompass genealogical notes, including research materials related to A.J. Stephens: As Remembered by His Family (1983) and an unpublished biography of Witt Stephens. Professional materials pertain to Thornton’s multifaceted career,...
Dates: 1898, 1928-2017; Majority of material found within 1945-2011

Walker Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 584
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, property records, newspaper clippings, and other materials pertaining to Judge David Walker and the Walker family. Included are materials related to the service of David Walker and other family members in the Confederate Army during the U. S. Civil War, as well as materials related to David Walker's judicial and legal career, and to Senator James David Walker's legal and political career.

Dates: circa 1778-1980

Henry Woods Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1386
Scope and Content Note

The papers consist of materials documenting Judge Woods' career from the 1940s to the 1990s, and are arranged in three series. Series 1 contains personal and professional correspondence and other papers and photographs. The bulk of the collection is in Series 2, pertaining to Little Rock school desegregation cases, 1950s-1990s. Series 3 contains papers and videocassettes pertaining to other court cases.

Dates: ca 1940s to 1990s

Henry Woods Papers Addendum

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1386a
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, travel information, daily calendars, plaques and awards received by Henry Woods during his career.

Dates: 1936-2002

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