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Army Specialized Training Program Materials

Identifier: MC 1764
Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of correspondences, pictures, and photocopies of pictures and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1944-1995

Ralph Clayton Barnhart U. S. War Relocation Authority Records and Related Materials

Identifier: MS B266 382
Scope and Content Note

Legal opinions, proceedings, memoranda, report, and published materials pertaining to the U.S. War Relocation Authority, especially as regards its Central Utah Relocation Project at Topaz, Utah, and to its successor agency, the War Agency Liquidation Unit of the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Dates: 1942-1947

Vernie L. Bartlett Papers

Identifier: MC 1687
Scope and Content Note

The Vernie L. Bartlett Papers contain correspondence from various family members, newspaper clippings, and over one hundred and fifty hand-written sermons. There are also photographs documenting life at the School of the Ozarks, Vernie Bartlett’s experiences in the Philippines and New Guinea during World War II, Bartlett family life, as well as images of rural religious life in Arkansas.

Dates: 1921-1999

Tom Boyett Correspondence

Identifier: MC 1677
Scope and Content Note The collection consists primarily of correspondence between Tom and Evelyn during the periods 1924-1925, after Tom had left Hope, and 1942-1945, when Tom served in the Navy. Other correspondence includes a letter commending Tom’s military service signed by James Forrestal, Secretary of the Navy during World War II, and a couple of letters to Tom from his mother, Ida. Remaining items include greeting cards from 1904...
Dates: 1904-1963

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

Maurice "Footsie" Britt Collection

Identifier: MC 1238
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal and professional papers of University of Arkansas athlete, World War II officer, and politician Maurice "Footsie" Britt. Materials include scrapbooks, photograph albums, speeches, printed materials, photographs, film, audio and video cassettes, and awards collected by Britt over his sports, military, and political careers. Included are albums assembled by Britt's mother, Virgie; photographs of Britt during World War II and his subsequent acceptance of...
Dates: circa 1890-2021

Jack Brown Letter

Identifier: MC 2228
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a letter written from Jack Brown, then stationed in the United Kingdom during WWII, to his wife, Faye, then living in England, Arkansas. It discusses his daily life and his thoughts on wartime rationing.

Dates: 1944

Arthur Brann Caldwell Papers

Identifier: MS C127 209 209A-F
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, memoranda, addresses, reports, photographs, printed materials, and other records created, received, or collected by Caldwell. Most items are dated in the period 1950-1970, Specific areas to which materials pertain include: University of Arkansas Glee Club, 1927-1928; Arkansas and national political affairs, ca. 1917-1974; Japanese-Americans in the U.S. armed forces and the U.S. War Relocation Authority relocation centers in World War II; civil rights legislation...
Dates: 1912-1975

Troy Campbell World War II Papers

Identifier: MC 2106
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials related to Troy Dale Campbell and his service in the U. S. Navy during World War II, including correspondence, journal entries, photographs, and military records. Correspondence is primarily from Campbell to his parents (William Robert and Laura Campbell of Conway, Ark.), and to his brother, Robert Campbell (also of Conway, Ark.); in most cases, the original correspondence is accompanied by edited typescripts created by the donor or donor’s family. Topics...
Dates: circa 1940-2012

Robert Ridgway Case, Sr. Papers

Identifier: MC 2423

Materials related to the life and military service of Robert (Bob) Ridgway Case, Sr., a decorated World War II veteran.

Dates: circa 1928-2018

Charles Edd Caudle Papers

Identifier: MC 1843
Scope and Content Note

This collection includes genealogy, correspondence, drafts of two books, business information, financial information, legal information, photos, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1937-2002

Alan and Mary Cazort Papers Related to Japanese American Incarceration in Arkansas

Identifier: MC 1489
Scope and Content Note The collection consist of correspondence, printed and mimeographed material, newspaper clippings, and notes. Correspondence includes letters between the Y.W.C.A. and Mary Cazort concerning the creation of a Y.W.C.A. program at the Rowher and Jerome American concentration camps. The collection also contains newspaper clippings pertaining to the American concentration camps, including the employment of Japanese American incarcerees on local farms. The collection also includes copies of the...
Dates: 1942-1945

Bruce Neal Choate Letters

Identifier: MC 1928
Scope and Content Note

This collection includes correspondence of Choate and his family, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1927-1945; Majority of material found within 1941-1945

Compton Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1453
Scope and Content Note

The papers consist of correspondence, documents, genealogical material, and images related to the family of David Compton, Sr. (1850-1923) and his wife, Mary Eyre Haller Compton (1851-1934) as well as their sons, David Compton, Jr. (1885-1959) and William Eyre Compton (1890-1981). There is also documentation concerning the lives of Neil Ernest Compton (1912-1999) and his wife Laurene Putman Compton (1916-1991).

Dates: 1807-1980

Crump/Garvin Family Papers

Identifier: MC 846
Scope and Content Note

The papers include correspondence, clippings, and a wedding book concerning the Crump, Garvin, and Fitton families.

Dates: 1866-1985

Ernie Deane Letters

Identifier: MS D344 414
Scope and Content Note

35mm positive microfilm, copied by Arkansas Historical Commission from original negative film produced and owned by Commission, of war-time letters written by U. S. Army officer Ernie Deane, while in military service in the United States and in Europe, to his wife, Lois K. Deane, to his parents, and to University of Arkansas professor of journalism Walter J. Lemke.

Dates: 1941-1946

Adelbert W. Duskin WWII Papers

Identifier: MC 2053
Scope and Content Note

This collection is primarily comprised of correspondence written from Adelbert to his wife, Dorothy, and son, Joel, during World War II. Materials also include correspondence written before the war, 1931-1936, biographical material, ephemera, such as military patches and pins, two datebooks, two printed items on the Po Valley Campaign, and a small number of photographs.

Dates: 1931-2001; Majority of material found within 1933-1945

Leland and Letty Duvall Correspondence

Identifier: MC 1934
Scope and Content Note

The Leland and Letty Duvall Correspondence include correspondence, newspaper articles, and photographs.

Dates: 1942 - 1945

Gregory “Jack” Elsken Memoir

Identifier: MC 1635
Scope and Content Note

The memoir consists of Elsken’s account, as told to Brigid Elsken Galloway in April 1999, of his wartime experiences until his discharge shortly after Easter, 1945.

Dates: 1937-1945

Orval Eugene Faubus Papers

Identifier: MS F27 301 FAUBUS
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, diary, lists, notes, petitions, certificates, clippings, literary manuscripts, legislative bills, scrapbooks, sound recordings, motion picture film, financial, legal, military, and other records created, received, or collected by Faubus (1910-1978) or by staff members of the Arkansas gubernatorial office (1955-1967). Records pertain, for the most part, to the operations (1955-1967) of Arkansas state constitutional and other offices,...
Dates: 1910-1978; Majority of material found within 1939-1974

Orval Eugene Faubus Papers Addendum

Identifier: MC 922
Scope and Content Note This collection is essentially a continuation of the Orval Eugene Faubus Papers, 1910...(1939-74)-1978 (MS/F27/301/FAUBUS). Materials in this collection pertain primarily to the life of Orval Faubus following his six terms as governor of Arkansas. Included are items pertaining to his marriage to Elizabeth (Beth) Drake Thompson Westmoreland (1969); his adoption of her daughter, Kim Elizabeth, and son, Frederick ("Ric" or "Ricci") King (1971); Beth's death (1983); and his marriage to Janice...
Dates: 1928-1994

George Fisher Papers

Identifier: MC 1495

Cartoons, art, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and artifacts from the life of George Fisher, a political cartoonist from Arkansas.

Dates: 1918-2003

Jay Friedlander, “A Place Called Rohwer” Videotape

Identifier: MC 408
Scope and Content Note

Sixty-minute color 3/4" videotape, produced by University of Arkansas at Little Rock associate professor of journalism Friedlander for Arkansas Educational Television Network in the summer of 1980; featuring photographs from National Archives and Records Service’s records of U.S. War Relocation Authority, interviews with former WRA internee Sam Yada and former WRA administrator Joseph Boone Hunter, and a discussion by Friedlander; broadcast by AETN March 29, 1981.

Dates: 1980

Clay Fulks Papers

Identifier: MC 1473
Scope and Content Note The first group of materials pertains to Clay Fulks and his family. Biographical materials consist primarily of newspaper clippings, which include information on the Arkansas Socialist Party. The FBI report contains documents released to Stephen Smith relating to the investigation of Clay Fulks from 1941 to 1952. Fulkss newspaper writings include columns, news features, and letters to the editor. Among them is an article on Arkansas entrepreneur Harvey Couch (1932). His writings also include...
Dates: 1909-2002

German POW Letters

Identifier: MC 1907
Scope and Content Note Materials included in the collection are ten letters between Ernest D. Gregory and German prisoners-of war, including Helmut Schulz, Fritz Becker, Gerhard Schnause, Werner Gebauer, Gustav Menke, ...
Dates: 1946-1948

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