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Aerial Photographs of Arkansas

Identifier: MC 735
Scope and Content Note

Seven sets of aerial photographs created by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, representing the counties of Sebastian, Washington, Crawford, Garland, Grant, Hot Springs, and Saline. The photographs are 10" x 10" black-and-white photographic prints, providing coverage at a scale of 1:20,000.

Dates: 1981-1982

Arkansas Political Township Boundaries Records

Identifier: MS P759
Scope and Content Note

Eleven maps, together with xerox copy of published article and of unpublished county court records, pertaining to the political township boundaries, circa 1829-1975, of Columbia, Craighead, Hempstead, Jackson, Jefferson, Miller, Phillips, Polk, Sebastian, and Woodruff Counties, Arkansas.

Dates: circa 1829-1975

John Billingsley Letter

Identifier: MS L34 1876
Scope and Content Note

Six-page letter, dated at Billingsley P.O., Arkansas, June 26, 1876 and addressed to "The committee appointed to collect historical matter for the centennial Fort Smith...." Letter pertains to the history of Sebastian County, Arkansas and to pioneer life in the state from 1814.

Dates: 1876

William Jefferson Hamilton Daybook and Memoirs

Identifier: MS H21
Scope and Content Note

Material pertaining to the life of William J. Hamilton, Arkansas student, teacher, lawyer, and merchant, especially to his years as a student at Arkansas Industrial University, 1889-1894. The memoirs also relate, in part, to the history of Hartford, Arkansas, to Hamilton's daughter, Nell Lucille Hamilton Trotter, and to other members of the Hamilton-Gryder-York-Dean-Trotter families.

Dates: 1889-1894; 1945; 1972

Horace Paul Bryan Collection

Identifier: MC 444
Scope and Content Note

The collection, created by Horace Paul Bryan, consists of photocopies of various newspaper and magazine articles written by Bryan and/or about agriculture, coal mining, sea life, labor, and local history.

Dates: 1930-1978

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

Sebastian County, Arkansas Land Records

Identifier: MS Se21 318
Scope and Content Note

Bound volume of township plats and tables, with occasional notes and architectural drawings, pertaining to history of land ownership in Sebastian County. 1 volume (17" x 14 1/4" x 1"), 92 pages.

Dates: circa 1833-1887

Sebastian County, Arkansas Land Records

Identifier: MS Se21s 351D
Scope and Contents

Plat surveys of a part of T6N, R32W, drawn and annotated by County Surveyor John R. Smoot, April 7, 1870 (1 L. folded); two plat surveys of a part of T8N, R32W, drawn by surveyor J.K. Birnbaum, November 11, 1881 (1 L.) and December 1, 1886 (2 L.), the former indicating intersection of Van Buren Road and Little Rock & Fort Smith Railroad.

Dates: 1870-1886

Sebastian County Coal Mining Records

Identifier: MC 424
Scope and Content Note The papers pertain to coal mining activities in the Hartford and Excelsior areas of Sebastian County, Arkansas, between the 1910's and the 1950's. Records in boxes 1-4 contain business records. The business is not identified, but is presumed to be that of the Boyd Excelsior Fuel Company or its descendant. Records in box 1 contain a copy of a report on coal mining activities, various final logs, assays, and other records. Records in box 4 contain payroll records. They are arranged by year and...
Dates: 1911-1974

Reverend Wesley Smith Broadside

Identifier: MC 653
Scope and Content Note

Small broadside listing the Reverend Wesley Smith's accomplishments ("laboring since Jan. 1st among the Sac & Fox Indians, west of the Creek Nation"), asking for donations. Penciled note at bottom of broadside probably by dealer.

Dates: circa 1880

U.S. Federal Emergency Relief Administration Records

Identifier: MS Un3r
Scope and Content Note Contains 22 items pertaining to a 1935 Federal Emergency Administration Relief Workers' Strike in Sebastian County, Arkansas. Xerox copy of selected material, Jan. 9 - Mar .1, 1935, from state files of National Archives and Records Service's Records Group 69, Records of Federal Emergency Relief Administration. Records relate, in part, to: Arkansas Emergency Relief Administration, Horace Bryan, Commonwealth College, Students League for Industrial Democracy, Ward H. Rodgers, Southern Tenant...
Dates: 1935

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