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COVID-19 Web Archive Collection

Identifier: MC 2558
Content Description Web archive collection created by Special Collections staff using the Archive-It software to capture websites with content related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Collecting was conducted in two major topic areas, the impact of COVID-19 on the Northwest Arkansas region and the impact of COVID-19 on international educational exchange. Sites captured include those of government organizations and officials; community and service organizations; artists and arts organizations; restaurants, grocery...
Dates: 2020-2022

Garland Downum Collection of Picture Postcards

Identifier: MS D757
Scope and Content Note

8 picture postcards, some with penciled notations on verso, of familial poses and of scenic and other views in and around Springdale and Siloam Springs, Arkansas. Materials pertain to commercial photography in the vicinity and period.

Dates: circa 1912-1915

Farmers and Merchants Bank Folder

Identifier: MC 646
Scope and Content Note

Folder listing resources and liabilities of bank as of October 10, 1927, officers, car load shipments of agricultural products, from Springdale, "The New Home of the Welch Grape Juice Company."

Dates: 1927

Maxine Graham Collection

Identifier: MC 595
Scope and Content Note

Labels for Springdale Shippers Union strawberries, from Maxine Graham, whose parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Shockley, raised strawberries in the Lowell, Arkansas area in the late 1920s and 1930s.

Dates: circa 1930

Huffmaster-Holcombe Family Materials

Identifier: MC 1155
Scope and Content Note The collection includes photocopies of genealogical research and other materials regarding the Huffmaster and Holcombe families of Arkansas. It includes photocopies of an account book of a general merchandise store, Springdale, Arkansas, kept by Calvin Holcombe, 1873-1884 and a transcript made by Nellie Fay Griggs. It also contains a photocopy of a published Huffmaster family history, Huffmaster-Huffmeiser Family Records, compiled by James T. Huffmaster,...
Dates: 1873-1947

Johnson Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1629
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials pertaining to the Johnson family of Washington County, Arkansas, and to family homes (particularly the Johnson House in Johnson, Ark.) and a family business (the Johnson Mill), as well as to Johnson Baptist Church and to local politics and elections. Materials include photographs, business records, property records, autograph books, correspondence, and clippings.

Dates: circa 1847-2020

Harvey and Bernice Jones Papers

Identifier: MC 1956
Scope and Content Note Materials document the personal, professional, and philanthropic activities of Harvey and Bernice Jones, with the bulk of material dating from the 1940s to the 1990s. Personal materials include biographical information, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and financial records. Business records include correspondence, financial records, printed material, and the business records of the Jones Truck Lines and its subsidiaries, the Mound City Forwarding Company (a trucking company...
Dates: 1843-2012; Majority of material found within 1933-2017

James McNally Reminiscences

Identifier: MC 1722
Scope and Content Note

The collection includes 13 booklets prepared and authored by McNally. The booklets include short stories, family and local Arkansas histories, anecdotal accounts of his personal relationships, and descriptions of his experiences leading up to service in the United States Army.

Dates: 1997-1998

Iva Mae Shook Materials

Identifier: MC 2566
Content Description

The collection includes materials related to Iva Mae Shook of Fayetteville, including items that had been inserted into her personal Bible; a broadside advertising the sale of her estate; and financial records related to Springdale Tractors, Inc.

Dates: circa 1900-1990

W. C. Smith Papers

Identifier: MC 1840
Content Description

The collection consists primarily of maps and technical drawings created by Fayetteville, Arkansas City Engineer W. C. Smith. These include maps of areas in Fayetteville, Springdale, Winslow, and Siloam Springs; a complete map of Fayetteville; and plans related to the Fayetteville Municipal Airport.

Dates: 1922-1949

Springdale Arkansas Mayor's Court Record

Identifier: MS Sp8
Scope and Content Note

Includes "Record of the laws and Ordinances of the Incorporated town of Springdale Washington County Arkansas." Transcribed from original, with prefatory material added, by John Slifer, Springdale, Arkansas on January 13, 1959 as class project for Arkansas Folklore course, Mary C. Parler, teacher.

Original owned by Mrs. Josephene Braun of Springdale, and loaned by Mrs. Howard of Springdale.

Dates: 1880-1892

Springdale Business and Professional Women's Club Records

Identifier: MC 1371
Scope and Content Note The records consist of the club's twenty-five scrapbooks spanning from 1941 to 1995. They contain newspaper clippings, yearbooks, membership rolls, lists of the officers, budget, awards, letters, picture post cards, newsletters, announcements, programs, brochures and leaflets, admission tickets, photographs (1988-1989 yearbook contains a group picture with George Bush), and miscellaneous memorabilia. The records also contain the club's minutes of the meetings, by-laws, membership lists, an...
Dates: 1941-1994

Glenn Steward Papers

Identifier: MC 803
Scope and Content Note The papers include sermon notes and religious essays pertaining to topics such as instrumental music in worship, cigarette smoking, and salvation. The papers also include bulletins from the Thompson Street and Robinson Avenue Churches of Christ (Springdale, Arkansas) and other Arkansas Churches of Christ, Church of Christ membership directories from Springdale and Johnson (Washington County), a photograph of Harbart Hooker, and a photograph of Glenn and Beulah Steward. Researchers should...
Dates: 1920-1977

Lawrence Sumulong Photographs of the Marshallese Diaspora in Springdale, Arkansas

Identifier: MC 2557
Content Description The collection consists of 86 photographic prints documenting the Marshallese community in Springdale, Arkansas. Images were all taken in 2016 but printed in 2021. Photographs are signed, first edition archival pigment prints on 25" x 37" banana fibre paper. Prints were made from digital negatives by LTI / Lightside Photographic Services in Manhattan, New York City.In addition, the collection includes digital image files of prints, as well as a pdf caption list. Digital image...
Dates: 2016-2021

Washington County Historical Society Collection

Identifier: MC 1368
Scope and Content Note The historical papers which comprise Series 1 were maintained to support historical and genealogical research at Headquarters House in Fayetteville, where the society has its offices and a historical museum. The original order of the files has been retained as far as possible, with some adjustments to provide easier access to the materials. There is great variation in the type and quantity of materials in these files, reflecting their existence in a continuing research and publishing...
Dates: circa 1833-1995

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