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Clinton Owen Bates Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 594
Scope and Content Note 2 photographs of Clinton Owen Bates; typescript of reminiscences, entitled "Old Age," dated 1949. Reminiscences include Civil War experiences in northwest Arkansas, Bates' life in Indian Territory as teacher at the Male Seminary, Talequah, and memories of Cherokee leader John Ross and Indian agent (later U.S. senator) Robert Latham Owen.
Dates: circa 1860-1949

Batesville Land Office Record of Land Entries

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Identifier: MS B31
Scope and Contents U.S. General Land Office, Batesville, Arkansas Receiver of Public Monies record of land entries, July 13, 1822. Typescript copy of original, on two leaves. Notes $1000 received for "...sale of Public Lands for this amount, per Receipt granted to the following named [8] persons, being in full for the following lands, purchased by them respectively at Private sale on this day."
Dates: 1822

Battle of Fort Pillow Materials

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Identifier: MC 1667
Scope and Content Note This collection reflects Mainfort’s efforts to unravel conflicting reports of the Battle of Fort Pillow. The collection includes materials representing both Union and Confederate sides of the conflict, focusing on soldiers’ recollections of their experiences. Materials address the battle, the Confederate occupation of Fort Pillow in 1861-1862, Union naval actions against the fort, and the Union occupation of the fort in 1862-1864. The collection is comprised of military records,...
Dates: 1858-2000

Bauxite Historical Association and Museum Register

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Identifier: MC 1657
Scope and Content Note Materials in this collection include a listing of items that have been donated or loaned to the museum since its opening in 1986. This listing is a copy of a typed list created from a handwritten log. Pages have been added in five submissions ranging from 2005 to 2017. Updates are added as received.
Dates: 1986-2017

Charlotte Ellen Lea Bax Memoirs

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Identifier: MC 2330
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of two copies (one partial) of typescripts of Charlotte Ellen Lea Bax's memoirs, with handwritten edits. Topics discussed include her early childhood, parents, religion, her courtship and marriage, her children, London society, and London's influenza epidemic of 1895.
Dates: 1936-1937

Jasper Baxter Papers

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Identifier: MC 1114
Scope and Content Note Pension application form letters and documents received or submitted by Baxter's widow to the Department of the Interior Bureau of Pensions. Documents include those pertaining to Baxter's divorce from his first wife Matilda in 1869 and an 1863 promotion certificate presented to Corporal Robert D. Harris of Company I, 2nd Arkansas Cavalry (Union).
Dates: 1863-1903

Melba Pattillo Beals Papers

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Identifier: MC 1795
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of letters, photographs, magazines, newspaper and other publication clippings, commemorative materials, and related materials regarding Melba Pattillo Beals and detailing the integration of Little Rock’s Central High School in 1957-1958. Also included are materials associated with Beals’ book manuscript and publications titled Warriors Don’t Cry and White is a State of Mind. Family materials include correspondence and materials associated with Lois Pattillo, Melba...
Dates: 1957-2001

John M. Beam Papers

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Identifier: MC 780
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, programs, printed material, and other papers. The papers pertain to Beam's work with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). He served as field organizer in Jonesboro and as lead organizer in Little Rock; as head organizer in Memphis in establishing Tennessee ACORN; as unemployment agitator for the United Labor Organization (ULO); and as regional director for the Mid-South and Mid-West regions of ACORN (Iowa, Missouri, Louisiana, Tennessee and Texas).
Dates: 1974-1983

John M. Beam Papers Addendum

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Identifier: MC 1059
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, proposals, and other papers, mainly pertaining to the Jobs and Justice Campaign. Proposals include summaries of Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) activities.
Dates: 1978-1982

R. H. Bean Property Records

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Identifier: MC 2474
Content Description Deed documenting sale of property in Washington County, Ark. from R. H. Bean and his wife, Mary L. Bean, to John M. Lacy, as well as accompanying document with Circuit Court clerk’s certification of the deed, 1870; deed documenting sale of property in Washington County, Ark. from Richard H. Bean and Mary L. Bean to Mark Bean, 1857, with an addendum dated 1862 by Mark and Nancy Bean bequeathing the property to John M. Lacy and Eliza P. Lacy, as well as accompanying document with Circuit Court...
Dates: 1857-1870

Martin Elbert and Virgie Beaty Journals

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Identifier: MC 1734
Scope and Content Note The notebooks range from 1923 until 1987, representing over 60 years of a life of varied entrepreneurship in Northwest Arkansas through much of the 20th century, most notably his ventures with a vineyard during the Depression. The contents of this collection, with the exception of Book 3, are authored by and almost exclusively pertain to Beaty himself. The notebooks have been numbered in the original order in which they were received by Special...
Dates: 1923-1987

Mary Elizabeth Brandon Beaver Diary

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Identifier: MS B38
Scope and Content Note Typewritten transcript of 33-page fragment of a diary kept during a journey from Texas to Chicago, February 17 to April 16, 1865. Prefaced with nine pages of songs and poems from the diary.
Dates: 1865

Margaret Bebee Scrapbook

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Identifier: MC 912
Scope and Content Note Fort Smith Senior High School scrapbook of 1930 graduate Margaret Bebee. Scrapbook includes some family photographs.
Dates: 1929-1930

Samuel Beckett Materials

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Identifier: MC 2224
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of two handwritten thank-you notes from Beckett to Robert Cochran (a writer and a professor in the University of Arkansas Department of English), as well as a copy of a book review. Cochran is the author of Samuel Beckett: A Study of the Short Fiction (1991), and also wrote his doctoral thesis, "'Unmakable Love': A Study of the Plays of Samuel Beckett" (1973) on Beckett's work.
Dates: 1971-1982

Calvin Wallis Bedell Journal

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Identifier: MC 2353
Scope and Content Note Journal of agricultural agent Calvin Wallis Bedell. Journal entries begin January 1, 1930, and continue intermittently through November 1930. Topics includes traveling, social events, his work, and weather; locations include Newport, Little Rock, Van Buren, Olyphant, and Malvern, Arkansas. In addition to journal entries, the volume includes insertions of clippings, notes, photograph, correspondence, and ephemera.
Dates: ca 1930-1975

Conaly Bedell "The Terror in Fayetteville" Typescript

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Identifier: MS B39
Scope and Content Note Original typescript of Conaly Bedell's, "The Terror in Fayetteville," a history of the Civil War and its impacts on Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Dates: 1966

Benjamin W. Bedford Farm Account Book

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Identifier: MS L58 B39
Scope and Content Note Record of farm accounts maintained by Faulkner County, Arkansas farmer in 1879.
Dates: 1879

John S. Beebe Photographs

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Identifier: MS B392
Scope and Content Note 55 photographic negatives of wells, drillers and other workers, drilling operations, suppliers, tank cars, storage tanks, and other scenes, persons, and activities in the El Dorado and Smackover oil fields of Union and Ouachita Counties, and in and around the cities of El Dorado, Norphlet, and Smackover, Arkansas.
Dates: 1921-1926

Bunn and Louise Shores Bell Materials

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Identifier: MC 1942
Scope and Content Note This collection includes family biographical materials, correspondence, newspaper clippings, family photographs and photographs of the Lake-Shores-Bell House.
Dates: 1870-1997

S. Nadean Riley Bell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC 507
Scope and Content Note Genealogy (narrative and charts) of the Riley family, primarily of Crawford, Franklin, and Madison counties; includes McLin, Langley, Smalley, Golden, Norris, Maxey, and Taylor family connections.
Dates: 1700s-1987

Ben Kimpel Papers

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Identifier: MC 497
Scope and Content Note The papers contain twelve photograph albums which contain pictures taken of various places Kimpel visited between 1958 and 1970. Albums are arranged chronologically and the labels of each album were created by Kimpel. The papers also contain one plaque for distinguished teaching, which Kimpel received from the Blue Key Fraternity in 1961.
Dates: 1958-1971

Jessie Angeline Evans Benham Papers

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Identifier: MC 2265
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of materials, predominately correspondence and press coverage, regarding Jessie Angeline (Angie) Evans, with the bulk focusing on her support of school integration while student council president at Van Buren High School in Van Buren, Arkansas. Her remarks at a school board meeting in 1958 made national and international news, and she was featured in publications such as Life, Time, and ...
Dates: ca 1935-2017; Majority of material found in 1958-1959

Enoch Arnold Bennett-Frank Arthur Swinnerton Correspondence

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Identifier: MS B439
Scope and Content Note Two signed, autographed letters, one signed, autograph note, and carbon copy of 97 typed letters from Bennett to Swinnerton; 354 original letters, notes, and telegrams from Swinnerton to Bennett; 31 letters or notes from Swinnerton to Marguerite Soulié Bennett, Dorothy Cheston Bennett, and Bennett's secretary "Miss Nerney"; and Bennett's 3-page literary manuscript, "Frank Swinnerton, a Personal Sketch."
Dates: 1910-1931

R. C. Bentley Collection

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Identifier: MS B446 316
Scope and Content Note "A collection of mostly ribald jokes heard at Farmington in the 1930s."
Dates: circa 1930-1939

Benton County Court Records

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Identifier: MC 1577
Scope and Content Note Positive photocopies of original documents held by the Benton County Archives. Court records showing a call for local Justice of the Peace officers to ratify secession in 1861 and to allocate money to support a home guard unit. 7 legal-size sheets.
Dates: 1861-1869

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Arkansas -- Politics and government 41
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 35
Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 14
Fayetteville (Ark.) 14
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World War, 1939-1945 12
Fort Smith (Ark.) 9
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 8
Washington County (Ark.) 8
Concentration camps -- United States 7
Exchange of persons programs 7
Helena (Ark.) 7
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 7
Agriculture -- Arkansas 6
Baptists -- Arkansas 6
Hot Springs (Ark.) 6
Music -- Arkansas 6
Sebastian County (Ark.) 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 6
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 6
Women -- Arkansas -- Societies and clubs 6
Business records 5
Education -- Arkansas 5
Educational exchanges 5
Folk songs 5
Fulbright scholars 5
General stores -- Arkansas 5
International education 5
Lonoke County (Ark.) 5
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School integration -- Arkansas -- Little Rock 5
University of Arkansas (Fayetteville campus) -- Buildings 5
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Banks and banking -- Arkansas 4
Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma 4
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Cotton growing -- Arkansas 4
Crawford County (Ark.) 4
El Dorado (Ark.) 4
Garland County (Ark.) 4
Japanese -- United States 4
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Arkansas 4
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Letters 4
University of Arkansas (Fayetteville campus) 4
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Van Buren (Ark.) 4
World War, 1914-1918 4
African American churches -- Arkansas 3
Arkansas -- Description and travel 3
Authors, American 3
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Eureka Springs (Ark.) 3
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Little Rock (Ark.) 3
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Mexican War, 1846-1848 3
Mines and mineral resources -- Arkansas 3
Phillips County (Ark.) 3
Poetry 3
Poets, American -- Arkansas 3
Political campaigns -- Arkansas 3
Politics and government 3
Pulaski County (Ark.) 3
Refugee camps -- Arkansas 3
Refugees -- Cuba 3
Roads -- Arkansas 3
Savings bonds 3
School integration -- Arkansas 3
Segregation in education 3
Slavery -- United States 3
Springdale (Ark.) 3
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South by Southwest Books (Fayetteville, Ark.) 69
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville 41
Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995 20
Arkansas Industrial University 13
Orion Book Service 12
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Compton, Ellen 10
Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910-1994 9
Hudgins, Mary Dengler, 1901-1987 9
Randolph, Vance, 1892-1980 9
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Libraries. Special Collections Department 9
Finger, Charles Joseph, 1869-1941 8
Smith, Stephen A., 1949- 8
Garland, A. H. (Augustus Hill), 1832-1899 7
Jerome Relocation Center (Ark.) 7
NAFSA: Association of International Educators (Washington, D.C.) 7
Purdue, A. H. (Albert Homer), 1861-1917 7
Warren, Lloyd Oliver, 1915-2014 7
Apfelbaum, Charles 6
Arkansas Historical Association 6
Dollar, Clyde David, 1932-1983 6
Futrall, John C. (John Clinton), 1873-1939 6
League of Women Voters of Arkansas 6
United States. War Relocation Authority 6
Arkansas Educational Television Network 5
Between the Covers Rare Books 5
Commonwealth College (Mena, Ark.) 5
Dillard, Tom W. 5
Donaghey, George Washington 5
Dunlap, Zillah Peel 5
Hargrett, Lester, 1902-1962 5
Harvey, W. H. (William Hope), 1851-1936 5
Hays, Brooks 5
Jones, Euine Fay, 1921-2004 5
Pike, Albert, 1809-1891 5
Purdue, Richard Howell, 1901-1982 5
Robinson, Joseph Taylor, 1872-1937 5
Simon, Charlie May Hogue, 1897-1977 5
United States. National Archives and Records Administration 5
Arkansas. State Highway & Transportation Department 4
Bumpers, Dale 4
Cane Hill College (Washington County, Ark.) 4
Cochran, Robert, 1943- 4
Council for International Exchange of Scholars 4
Cravens, Fadjo, 1899-1974 4
Deane, Ernie 4
Fletcher, John Gould, 1886-1950 4
Gist, Jessamine 4
Hays, Marion Prather 4
Huckaby, Elizabeth Paisley 4
Johnson, Charles A. 4
League of Women Voters (Washington County, Ark.) 4
Leflar, Robert A. (Robert Allen), 1901-1997 4
Lemke, W. J. (Walter John), 1891-1968 4
Morgan, James Logan 4
Ozark Society 4
Parler, Mary Celestia 4
Pennywit, Phillip 4
Quesenbury, William Minor, 1822-1888 4
Remmel, Harmon L., Jr. (Harmon Liveright), 1916-2003 4
Rohwer Relocation Center (Ark.) 4
Stone, Edward Durell, 1902-1978 4
Sutherland, Cyrus, 1920-2008 4
Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982 4
United States. Congress. House 4
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Libraries 4
Washington County Historical Society (Ark.) 4
Yell, Archibald, 1797 or 1799-1847 4
Argosy Book Stores 3
Arkansas Audubon Society 3
Arkansas Centennial Commission 3
Arkansas Missionary Baptists 3
Baerg, Eloise Farris, 1904-1997 3
Baker, Virgil L. (Virgil Lyle), 1896-1974 3
Bolsterli, Margaret Jones 3
Borland, Solon, 1808-1864 3
Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922 3
Brough, Charles Hillman, 1876-1935 3
Brown, Kent 3
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 3
Cleburne, Patrick Ronayne, 1828-1864 3
Daggett, Charles Ebenezer, 1885-1954 3
Daughters of the American Revolution. Marion Chapter (Fayetteville, Ark.) 3
Davis, Jeff, 1862-1913 3
Dellinger, Samuel C. (Samuel Claudius), 1892- 3
Earle, Fontaine Richard, 1831-1908 3
Ellis, Clyde T. (Clyde Taylor), 1908-1980 3
Ellis, Elizabeth D. 3
Elsass, Nanette Williams, 1933- 3
Fayetteville Garden Club (Ark.) 3
Fisher, George, 1923-2003 3
Ford, Edsel 3
Fordyce, John R. (John Rison), 1869-1939 3
Freund, Louis, 1905-1999 3
Gatewood, Willard B., Jr. (Willard Badgett), 1931- 3
General Federation of Women's Clubs of Arkansas 3
Griswold, Nat R., 1901-1991 3
Harding, Arthur M. (Arthur McCracken), 1884-1947 3
Harris, Oren, 1903-1997 3
Henry & Cunningham (Van Buren, Ark.) 3
Holcombe, Jobelle 3
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