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Bragg Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1257
Scope and Content Note The collection contains correspondence, legal documents, genealogical materials, photographs, and other materials relating to the Samuel and Hosea Bragg family. Family corresopndence includes letters written during the era of the antebellum South as well as the Civil War. Also included is correspondence during the period 1866-1911, as well as letters written during the First World War. Genealogical materials relate to the Bragg and Engles families. Legal documents include receipts for the...
Dates: 1836-1946

Susan Bricelin Fletcher Reminiscence

Identifier: MS F637
Scope and Content Note

Undated account, typewritten, of the personal experiences of Mrs. Henry Lewis Fletcher while resident on a plantation west of Little Rock, Arkansas during the Civil War, and in Little Rock during the years immediately following.

Dates: circa 1908

Horace J. Ford Diary

Identifier: MC 1249
Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of a diary with regular entries describing plantation life, the cotton trade on the Mississippi River, and slave activities.

Dates: 1848-1849

Thomas Hottel Gist Plantation and Business Records

Identifier: MS G44 79B
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, ledgers, journals, daybooks, receipts, invoices, statements of account, certificates and other records, 1897-1959, created or received by cotton planter Thomas Hottel Gist; by planter, realtor, and merchant John Petty Moore; by attorney Jesse Boomer Daggett; or by attorney Charles Ebenezer Daggett, and pertaining to: various aspects of the operation and management of Gist's plantation in Phillips County (1921-1937) and in Lee County, Arkansas (1937-1959), especially as...
Dates: 1897-1959

Lakeport Plantation Ledger

Identifier: MC 1299
Scope and Content Note

Chicot County, Arkansas, cotton plantation, founded by Joel Johnson in 1831. Ledger containing individual and commercial account information for those transacting business with Lakeport. The ledger was rebound from its original form, and information laying within the gutter of any individual page break may not be legible. This film is the best copy available.

Dates: 1917-1927

Lakeport Plantation Records

Identifier: MC 1209
Scope and Content Note

Chicot County, Arkansas, cotton plantation, founded by Joel Johnson in 1831. Primarily cotton books, ledgers, and some laid-in correspondence pertaining to the operation of Lakeport Plantation under the direction of Dr. Victor M. Johnson, Joel's grandson. Arranged chronologically within topically labeled folders.

Dates: 1833-1929

M. P. Mabry Ledger

Identifier: q MS L58 M15
Scope and Content Note

Record of plantation and commissary accounts maintained by Mabry at Iuka, Mississippi, January 3, 1882 to January 10, 1884, and in Sebastian County, Arkansas, June 1, 1889 to May 5, 1893.

Dates: 1882-1884, 1889-1893; 1882-1884, 1889-1893

Nancy Mooney Rector Memoir

Identifier: MC 2352
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a copy of a typescript of Nancy Mooney Rector's unpublished 21-page memoir, "The House Built Upon the Sand," recounting her life at the Rector Plantation along the Arkansas River, near Little Rock. Topics include her family; the plantation's overseer, Mr. "Big" Williams, and other workers; agriculture; and the Great Flood of 1927.

Dates: circa 1927-1940

Shugart Plantation Records

Identifier: MC 1075
Scope and Content Note

Slave deeds, cotton accounts, and other records pertaining to the Henry F. Shugart Plantation of Dallas County; 1 reel of microfilm.

Dates: 1833-1911

Cynthia Rodes Smith Correspondence

Identifier: MC 1702
Scope and Content Note

Correspondence in the collection concerns family news and plantation matters.

Dates: 1863-1889

Trulock Family Collection

Identifier: MC 1965
Scope and Content Note

Materials in this collection includes biographical material, correspondence, financial materials, photographs, and deeds.

Dates: 1821-1987

Tucker Plantation Records

Identifier: MC 556
Scope and Content Note

Journals, ledgers, cash books, and other business records pertaining to the S.E. Tucker plantation and mercantile operation at Tucker, Jefferson County, Arkansas.

The collection consists of daily journals, account ledgers, cash books, seed books, cotton books, farm labor time books, and post office records arranged in eleven series.

Dates: 1898-1952

Tucker Plantation Records Addendum

Identifier: MC 696
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of ledgers, cash books, seed books, farm labor books, post office records, gin ticket stub booklets, correspondence, and miscellaneous business records arranged in eight series.

Dates: 1898-1959

Henry R. and Katie Wood Collection

Identifier: MC 1426
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of personal and professional correspondence from members of the Wood family as well as records of the family's cotton gin, general store, and plantation records.

Dates: 1868-1957

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