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Women's Library Collection

Identifier: MC 1180
Scope and Content Note The collection consists primarily of vertical files and periodicals. Most of the vertical files are on general subjects concerning women. Files were also kept on local and regional feminist or lesbian activities. The Women's Library did not subscribe to any journals, so the periodicals consist of titles received as gifts or exchanges, and are by no means complete. A few books and other materials (posters, catalogues, notices of women's conferences, etc.) are also included.
Dates: 1971-1991

Gail Wood Weather Superstitions

Identifier: MS W85
Scope and Content Note Sayings and drawings compiled as class project for Arkansas folklore class taught by Mary Celestia Parler.
Dates: circa 1959

Henry R. and Katie Wood Collection

Identifier: MC 1426
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of personal and professional correspondence from members of the Wood family as well as records of the familys cotton gin, general store, and plantation records.
Dates: 1868-1957

John Shirley Wood "Memoirs and Reflections"

Identifier: MS W85m
Scope and Content Note Facsimile of unpublished memoirs of John Shirley Wood, covering approximately 1894-1966, including his service in the U. S. Army and in U. S. and international governmental posts. Original typescript of the memoirs is in the John Shirley Wood Papers, Syracuse University Library, NUCMC MS69-1843. 1 volume, 94 pages.
Dates: 1966

Retha Wood Oral History Interview

Identifier: MC 1244
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of an oral history interview, on audio cassette tape, conducted by Randall Leo Hudson of Retha Wood on April 15, 1993, about Wood's experience growing up during the Great Depression in rural Le Flore County, Oklahoma. She discusses her family life, agricultural and food practices, her school, illnesses and diseases, and home remedies. Also included is a photocopy of notes by Wood related to her discussions in the interview.
Dates: 1993

Wood Uniontown Photographs

 Collection — Box: Small Manuscript Collections Box 5
Identifier: MC 787
Scope and Content Note Portrait of Walter and Andrew Wood, ca. 1913, five color prints by Carla Burkhalter of Wood home place, Uniontown, and building on Mt. Gaylor.
Dates: 1913; 1985

Arley Ray Woodrow File

Identifier: MC 1524
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of about 350 photocopied pages from the files on Woodrow held by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Dates: ca 1944-ca 1967

S. P. Woodruff Letter

Identifier: MS L34 1840 Woodruff
Scope and Content Note Letter dated Van Buren December 23, 1840 from S. P. Woodruff to "Mr. Wood," to collect the cash equivalent of a hat owed to Woodruff by Wood in accordance of a wager on the Pennsylvania election returns.
Dates: 1840

W. E. Woodruff Campaign Letter

Identifier: MC 655
Scope and Content Note Printed letter from W. E. Woodruff announcing himself as candidate for renomination as State Treasurer, describing his accomplishments as Treasurer since 1881.
Dates: 1890

William Edward Woodruff Letter

Identifier: MS L34 1851 Woodruff
Scope and Content Note Autographed letter signed, dated Little Rock, AR August 15, 1851 from Woodruff to Alexander McLean of Van Buren, AR pertaining to the shipment of "the press & seal for your district court, which I ordered for you..."
Dates: 1851

Henry Woods Papers

Identifier: MC 1386
Scope and Content Note The papers consist of materials documenting Judge Woods' career from the 1940s to the 1990s, and are arranged in three series. Series 1 contains personal and professional correspondence and other papers and photographs. The bulk of the collection is in Series 2, pertaining to Little Rock school desegregation cases, 1950s-1990s. Series 3 contains papers and videocassettes pertaining to other court cases. Judge Henry Woods, Little Rock, Arkansas, donated his papers to the Special Collections...
Dates: ca 1940s to 1990s

Henry Woods Papers Addendum

Identifier: MC 1386a
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, travel information, daily calendars, plaques and awards received by Henry Woods during his career.
Dates: 1936-2002

Woods-Hon Scrapbooks

Identifier: MC 1402
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of two scrapbooks. The first contains Daniel Hon's Bachelor of Laws diploma from Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee, 1885, and the Attorney's License, 1885; two United Daughters of Confederacy certificates, 1920; a National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution certificate, 1928; Mabel Hon's (later Mrs. J.P. Wood's) Normal School certificate, 1913, an Expression Course diploma, 1914, and a Bachelor of Arts Diploma,1914, all from the University of...
Dates: circa 1860s-1970s

Randall B. Woods Interview Tapes

Identifier: MC 1410
Scope and Content Note The collection includes eighty-two audiocassette tapes containing interviews conducted by Randall Woods with J. William Fulbright, Dale Bumpers, McGeorge Bundy, Orval Faubus, Allan Gilbert, Hoyt Purvis, Arthur Schlesinger, Dean Rusk, Lee Williams, and others as part of research for Woods' biography on Fulbright. The locations of the interviews include Fayetteville, AR; Washington, D.C.; and Bonn, Germany.
Dates: 1988-1996

Cornelius Decalion Woolverton Documents Pertaining to Student Life, Arkansas Industrial University

Identifier: MS W88
Scope and Content Note Documents pertaining to student life at Arkansas Industrial University (later known as the University of Arkansas).
Dates: 1879, 1884

Benjamin Harrison Wooten Letter

Identifier: MS L34 1967
Scope and Content Note Photocopy of typed letter signed, dated Dallas, TX February 9, 1967 from Ben H. Wooten to E. C. Deane, University of Arkansas News Service, regarding Wooten's role "in establishing the forerunner of the USO in Little Rock, Arkansas, in the Fall of the year 1940."
Dates: 1967

World War I Air Combat Records

 Collection — Box: Small Manuscript Collections Box 7
Identifier: MC 1018
Scope and Content Note Typed and signed U. S. Army forms, with narratives and summaries of targets or enemy aircraft destroyed, for bombing raids, special missions, and air combat, 19 Feb - 15 Sept 1918.
Dates: 1918

WWI Army Nurse Photograph Album

Identifier: MC 2054
Scope and Content Note This collection includes a single photograph album. The album contains 50 silver-gelatin prints created by an unknown Army nurse stationed in Arkansas and Texas. The photographs document the daily life of the nurse, her patients, and her students.
Dates: January 20 - September 1, 1919

World War I Collected Material

Identifier: MS W15 (MC 15)
Scope and Content Note Contains 15 folders of World War I posters, booklets, leaflets, postcards, military induction forms, and periodicals. The material particularly concerns the U. S. Treasury Department's campaign to promote the sale of Government Savings Bonds and Thrift Stamps.

Box 2 contains an additional 17 duplicate copies of 13 posters originally found in Folders 1-5.
Dates: 1914-1920

World War II Prisoner of War Records

Identifier: MC 509
Scope and Content Note These copies concern prisoner of war camps in Arkansas during World War II, and include various kinds of inspection reports and labor reports for each camp and branch camp.

All copies are from RG 389. Box numbers were written on groups of photocopies, and these are included in the box lists.
Dates: 1943-1946

Donald Gregory Wren Materials

Identifier: MC 2476
Content Description Records and memorabilia pertaining to medical practitioners and the biomedical equipment industry in Little Rock, Arkansas. Materials include office door plaques; the Little Rock Bio-Medical Product Development Group business plan; Physical Diagnostics Inc. (PDI) marketing proposal; fabric banner promoting PDI; and a portion of a medical equipment manual.One item, an appointment book, is currently restricted.
Dates: circa 1984-1985

C. D. Wright Papers

Identifier: MC 2303
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of poetry broadsides, posters, publications, and other representations of poet C. D. Wright's literary career, as well as some personal materials, such as a birth announcement for her son.
Dates: 1982-2016

R. F. Yager Letters

Identifier: MC 526
Scope and Content Note Letters from Captain R. F. Yager, Shelby's Brigade, Missouri Volunteers, February 29 and March 19, 1864, from Camden (Ouachita County), to his wife, Mattie. Although Yager wrote home just prior to the Camden Expedition undertaken by Union troops from Little Rock (Pulaski County), his letters do not describe any encounters with the enemy in detail.
Dates: 1864

Charles C. Yarrington Papers

Identifier: MC 949
Scope and Content Note The papers contain correspondence which includes one letter from Arkansas Governor Charles H. Brough and one letter from Arkansas Senator T.H. Caraway, which are in folder 1. The papers also contain brochures, constitutions, and programs for various civic and University of...
Dates: 1917-1935

Archibald Yell Letter

Identifier: MS Y38 267
Scope and Contents Printed letter dated Washington City, D.C., May 16, 1846, addressed to "Dear Sir" and bearing Archibald Yell's autograph signature, seeking assistance in raising a volunteer regiment in Arkansas [1st Regiment, Arkansas Volunteer Cavalry] for service in the Mexican War. Page 2 contains printed texts of Congressional act of May 13, 1846 "...providing for the prosecution of the existing war..." and of President James K. Polk's proclamation of the same date. Penned at foot of page 1 is previous...
Dates: 1846

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