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Battle of Fort Pillow Materials

 Collection
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

 Collection
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: 1986-2021

Charlotte Ellen Lea Bax Memoirs

 Collection
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...
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

Beaver Watershed Alliance Materials

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Identifier: MC 2671
Content Description

The collection contains correspondence, newsletters, clippings and other materials related to the Beaver Watershed Alliance, a non-profit environmental organization based in Elkins, Arkansas.

Dates: 2014-2023

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

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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

Bella Vista Time Capsule Video Tape

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Identifier: MC 2513
Content Description Videocassette tape containing footage regarding a 2007 time capsule created by the City of Bella Vista to commemorate its incorporation as a city. The tape begins with news footage from local news station KNWA about the time capsule. The remainder of the tape is a recording of a City of Bella Vista event about the time capsule; speakers include the mayor, Frank Anderson; the Bella Vista Historical Society President, Carole Westby; and, as keynote speaker, University of Arkansas Special...
Dates: 2007

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 within 1958-1959

Dick Bennett "Ozarks At Large" Remarks on Fulbright Peace Fountain

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Identifier: MC 2487
Content Description

“KUAF Public Radio commentary, read by Dick Bennett and produced by Jacqueline Froelich, aired June 14th and 16th [2002] on ‘Ozarks at Large,’” in which Bennett discusses the Fulbright Peace Fountain on the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville campus. Audiocassette tape with recording of remarks, and a brief accompanying description on KUAF stationery.

Dates: June 2002

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

Landis Seawell Bennett Photograph Collection

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Identifier: MC 1564
Scope and Contents The collection contains photographs taken by Landis Seawell Bennett, primarily of Arkansas locations and events. Locations include the University of Arkansas campus (Fayetteville, Ark.); Mt. Sequoyah (Fayetteville, Ark.); Shipley’s Bakery (Fayetteville, Ark.); the Fayetteville Square (Fayetteville, Ark.); Marianna, Ark.; Monte Ne (Benton County, Ark.); Cane Hill, Ark.; Eureka Springs, Ark.; Berryville, Ark.; Little Rock, Ark.; White Rock Mountain (Winslow, Ark.); and Hollister, Mo. Subjects...
Dates: 1936-1939

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University of Arkansas, Fayetteville – Students 81
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University of Arkansas, Fayetteville -- Societies and clubs 37
Home demonstration work -- Arkansas 36
Political campaigns -- Arkansas 36
World War, 1914-1918 34
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University of Arkansas, Fayetteville – Alumni and alumnae 33
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Buffalo National River (Ark.) 12
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Lumber trade -- Arkansas 12
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 12
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Bentonville (Ark.) 10
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Johnson County (Ark.) 10
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South by Southwest Books (Fayetteville, Ark.) 94
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Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995 30
Arkansas Industrial University 23
Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910-1994 22
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Apfelbaum, Charles 20
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 19
Compton, Ellen 17
Randolph, Vance, 1892-1980 17
Orion Book Service 16
Fletcher, John Gould, 1886-1950 14
Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.) 13
Commonwealth College (Mena, Ark.) 13
Finger, Charles Joseph, 1869-1941 12
Hudgins, Mary Dengler, 1901-1987 11
Smith, Stephen A., 1949- 11
United States. Congress. House 10
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Libraries. Special Collections Department 10
Bumpers, Dale 9
Clinton, Hillary Rodham 9
Cravens, Fadjo (William Fadjo), 1929-2012 9
Jerome Relocation Center (Ark.) 9
NAFSA: Association of International Educators (Washington, D.C.) 9
Dollar, Clyde David, 1932-1983 8
Futrall, John C. (John Clinton), 1873-1939 8
Garland, A. H. (Augustus Hill), 1832-1899 8
Ozark Society 8
Prichard, Anne 8
Purdue, A. H. (Albert Homer), 1861-1917 8
Rohwer Relocation Center (Ark.) 8
Simon, Charlie May Hogue, 1897-1977 8
United States. Congress. Senate 8
Wappel, Anthony J., 1963- 8
Warren, Lloyd Oliver, 1915-2014 8
Cochran, Robert, 1943- 7
Deane, Ernie 7
Dillard, Tom W. 7
Donaghey, George Washington 7
Harvey, W. H. (William Hope), 1851-1936 7
Hays, Brooks 7
Jones, Euine Fay, 1921-2004 7
League of Women Voters of Arkansas 7
Lemke, W. J. (Walter John), 1891-1968 7
McMath, Sid 7
Price, Florence, 1887-1953 7
Robinson, Joseph Taylor, 1872-1937 7
United States. War Relocation Authority 7
University of Arkansas (System). Division of Agriculture 7
Arkansas Educational Television Network 6
Arkansas Historical Association 6
Arkansas. Constitutional Convention (1969-1970) 6
Bolsterli, Margaret Jones 6
Brough, Charles Hillman, 1876-1935 6
Compton, Neil, 1912-1999 6
Davis, Jeff, 1862-1913 6
Freund, Louis, 1905-1999 6
Huckaby, Elizabeth Paisley 6
Johnson, Charles A. 6
Leflar, Robert A. (Robert Allen), 1901-1997 6
Parler, Mary Celestia 6
Peace Links 6
Pike, Albert, 1809-1891 6
Pryor, David, 1934- 6
Quesenbury, William Minor, 1822-1888 6
Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982 6
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. School of Architecture 6
Yell, Archibald, 1797 or 1799-1847 6
Arkansas Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs 5
Arkansas gazette (Little Rock, Ark. : 1889) 5
Arkansas. State Highway & Transportation Department 5
Babcock, Bernie, 1868-1962 5
Between the Covers Rare Books 5
Burnside, Sarah McKee, 1930- 5
Cane Hill College (Washington County, Ark.) 5
Caraway, Thaddeus H. (Thaddeus Horatius), 1871-1931 5
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 5
Dunlap, Zillah Peel 5
Fisher, George, 1923-2003 5
Griswold, Nat R., 1901-1991 5
Hargrett, Lester, 1902-1962 5
Hays, Marion Prather 5
Marinoni, Rosa Zagnoni, 1888-1970 5
Old State House Museum (Ark.) 5
Purdue, Richard Howell, 1901-1982 5
Read, Lessie Stringfellow, 1891-1971 5
Southern Tenant Farmers' Union 5
Terry, Adolphine Fletcher, 1882-1976 5
Thomas, David Y. (David Yancey), 1872-1943 5
United States. District Court (Arkansas : Western District) 5
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation 5
United States. National Archives and Records Administration 5
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Libraries 5
Upchurch, Grace 5
Walker, David, 1806-1879 5
Washington County Historical Society (Ark.) 5
American Indian Movement 4
Argosy Book Stores 4
Arkansas History Commission 4
Arkansas State Penitentiary 4
Arkansas. Constitutional Convention (1979-1980) 4
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