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Gus Albright Scrapbooks: The Buffalo River

Identifier: MC 1295
Scope and Content Note Gus Albright, one-time Arkansas Gazette sports columnist, created two scrapbooks with newspaper clippings, letters, maps, and other papers, pertaining to the controversy over development of the Buffalo River in the northern part of Arkansas. The attempts by the US Army Corps of Engineers in the 1950s and 1960s to dam the river at Gilbert and Lone Rock met with a strong opposition from the National Park Service, various organizations such as the...
Dates: 1957-1993

Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission Records

Identifier: MC 2207
Content Description

The collection includes site reports, management plans, annual reports, brochures, publications, and other materials produced by or related to the Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission and its management of Arkansas natural areas and natural resources.

Dates: 1979-1995

T. L. Bass Video and Audio Cassette Tapes

Identifier: MC 1113
Scope and Content Note

Video and audio cassette tapes created by T. L. Bass in preparation for his 1991 film, The Buffalo River: A National Treasure. Audiocassette 1 contains an interview conducted by Bass with Bill and Orphera Villines, Mt. Sherman (Newton County) Arkansas, in 1989. Audiocassette 2 and the videotape contain an interview with Orphea Duty conducted on October 1, 1989.

Dates: 1989-1991

Neil Compton Papers

Identifier: MC 1091
Scope and Content Note The collection includes both Compton's personal and professional materials. These include medical log books, calendars, correspondence, clippings, and various memorabilia relating to his past as a student of Bentonville High School, the University of Arkansas, and the University of Arkansas School of Medicine. Also included are drafts and notes Compton used in writing his books. The collection contains materials relating to Compton's activities as a conservationist and outdoor...
Dates: 1914-1998

Orval E. Faubus Speech (about Buffalo River)

Identifier: MC 1034
Scope and Content Note

Notes for speech (about Buffalo River) by Governor Orval E. Faubus, honored as Conservationist of the Year, National Wildlife/Sears Award Program, 1966, and printed program.

Dates: 1966

Don Hamilton Arkansas Wilderness Act Papers

Identifier: MC 560
Scope and Content Note The papers consist of correspondence, policy studies, newspaper clippings and a videotape pertaining to the passage of the Arkansas Wilderness Act of 1984. Mr. Hamilton bound much of the material together into volumes. These volumes consist mostly of correspondence to and from Mr. Hamilton as well as other individuals involved with the passage of the Arkansas Wilderness Act. Volumes 5-6, R.A.R.E., consist of papers pertaining to Roadless Area Review Evaluations. The U.S. Forest Service...
Dates: 1977-1985

John Paul Hammerschmidt Papers

Identifier: MC 1230
Scope and Content Note

The collection is divided into twenty-one series. Materials include biographical data, correspondence, legislative and committee materials, personal and office financial records, speeches, press releases, posters, audio and video tapes, and ephemera.

Dates: 1964-2009

Highlands Chapter of the Ozark Society Records

Identifier: MC 1533
Scope and Content Note

The records include by-laws; correspondence; meeting minutes; membership lists; financial records comprising bank statements, bills, receipts, invoices and the income and expenditure ledger; subject files pertaining to such subjects as Buffalo National River and nature conservation; newsletters and photographs.

Dates: 1967-1997

Ozark Society Foundation Records

Identifier: MC 1811
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of administrative files that include the articles of incorporation and trust agreement; financial records; correspondence; subject files such as the Arkansas/Mount Everest Expedition; a photocopy of the manuscript of Wildflowers of the Ozarks by Dorothy Leake; and records pertaining to the Foundation's book sales.

Dates: 1975-2004

Ozark Society Records

Identifier: MC 477
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of administrative files that include, among other records, the Society's by-laws, certificate of incorporation and membership lists; general correspondence as well as the one received and generated by the Society's presidents, secretaries, newsletter editors, and other officers; financial records comprising bank statements, treasurers reports, federal and state tax returns and others; minutes of the Board meetings as well as materials relating to general membership...
Dates: circa 1922-2013

Ozark Society Sugar Creek Chapter Records

Identifier: MC 2162
Scope and Content Note This collection contains materials about Neil Compton; materials regarding environmental activism, including brochures, prints, and newspaper clippings; newsletters, including Pack and Paddle, Call of the Wild, and the Ozark Society; correspondence, maps, event/trip information, meeting minutes and agendas for the Sugar Creek Chapter; legislative orders; and order forms for environmental...
Dates: 1974-2002

Kenneth L. Smith Papers

Identifier: MC 1423
Scope and Content Note This collection contains materials concerning the preservation of the Buffalo, Cossatot, and Eleven Point rivers put forth by the Ozark Society, the Arkansas Conservation Council, the Arkansas Nature Conservancy, and the Federated Garden Clubs of Arkansas. Other materials concern the founding of the Ozark Society. Several item in the collection were created by Evangeline Archer, secretary of the Ozark Society in the 1960s. The materials also include various publications dating from the 1960s...
Dates: 1954-1975

Stolen Water, Forgotten Liberties Research Materials

Identifier: MC 2143
Scope and Content Note These research materials for Jenny Barnes Butler's 2014 book, Stolen Water, Forgotten Liberties: A True Story of Life Along Arkansas' South Highway 14 and the Buffalo River, consist of four CDs with recordings from 1978-1979 public meetings between National Park Service staff and Buffalo River canoe and fishing businesses, as well as Butler’s notes on the recordings. The CDs were reformatted from original reel-to-reel audiovisual materials held by Charles...
Dates: 1978-1979; ca 2010-2014

Upper Elevenpoint River Association Records

Identifier: MC 420
Scope and Content Note

Records of the Upper Elevenpoint River Association, including correspondence, clippings, photographs, and videotape. The videotape has been digitized and is also available as a digital video file.

Dates: 1940-1968

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