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R. S. Biggers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 614
Scope and Content Note Letters and copies of letters to and from R. S. Biggers.

The letters mainly pertain to R. S. Biggers's behind-the-scenes political activities: letters requesting his help in getting people jobs and letters he wrote to Wilbur D. Mills, Hattie W. Caraway, and John E. Miller, recommending people for jobs. Unless otherwise noted, it should be assumed that R. S. Biggers' location was Hardy, Arkansas.
Dates: 1929-1940

Bill of Sale for Spencer, an Enslaved Boy

 Collection
Identifier: MC 2460
Scope and Content Note Bill of sale for Spencer, a 15-year-old enslaved boy, and the current crops of James D. Morrisett of Hempstead County, Arkansas, to Benjamin J. H. Gaines of Washington County, Arkansas. The sale is described as being for the financial benefit of Fanny B. Morrisett.
Dates: May 19, 1862

John Billingsley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS L34 1876
Scope and Content Note Six-page letter, dated at Billingsley P.O., Arkansas, June 26, 1876 and addressed to "The committee appointed to collect historical matter for the centennial celebration...at Fort Smith...." Letter pertains to the history of Sebastian County, Arkansas and to pioneer life in the state from 1814.
Dates: 1876

Irene Bird Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1149
Scope and Content Note The scrapbook contains printed pages for social functions, theaters, and places of entertainment attended; the names of Bird's friends, their autographs and brief comments; newspaper clippings; postcards; greeting cards; invitations; printed concert and theater programs; admission tickets to sporting events; partially identified snapshots of Irene Bird, her friends, classmates, and professors (Dr. McKinley) at the university, some snapshots taken in front of Carnall Hall, one picture of the Old...
Dates: 1923-1925

Otto A. Bird Correspondence with Ezra Pound

 Collection
Identifier: MS B442 453
Scope and Content Note Twenty pieces of correspondence between Otto Bird and Ezra Pound, poet and literary critic, comprise the largest part of this collection. Pound's early correspondence with Bird chiefly concerns Bird's study of the medieval Italian poet Guido Cavalcanti. Later correspondence contains Pound's ideas on the philosophy of education as shaped by Dante, Milton, Aristotle, Confucius, and others, and his opinions of world literature in relation to the "Great Books" series.
Dates: 1932-1955; Majority of material found within 1951-1952

James Gillespie Birney Correspondence

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Identifier: MS L34 Birney
Overview Published correspondence between the Hon. F. H. Elmore, one of the South Carolina delegation in Congress, and James G. Birney, one of the secretaries of the American Anti-slavery Society.
Dates: 1837-1838

Albert Webb Bishop Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS B54
Overview Correspondence pertaining to Bishop's legal and financial affairs as Register in Bankruptcy and to the Arkansas Immigrant Aid Society.
Dates: 1866, 1873

University of Arkansas Office of the President: Charles E. Bishop Speeches

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC 378
Scope and Content Note Materials include speeches given by Charles E. Bishop during his time as the University of Arkansas President. Some speeches are accompanied by related material, including correspondence, press releases, and event programs. The collection also includes a few of Bishop's published papers and reports and a few speeches given by other people.
Dates: 1972-1980

Black Americans for Democracy Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1915.UA
Scope and Content Note The collection contains meeting minutes, assorted paper materials, photographs and objects.
Dates: 1971-2009

Charles R. Black, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1482
Scope and Content Note This collection contains Eleven Point Dam materials, J.W. Black Lumber Company materials, correspondence with political leaders, sheet music and joke books for minstrels, Lion's Club materials, and materials pertaining to the University of Arkansas that were collected by Black, a graduate in the class of 1935.
Dates: 1921-1980

Emma Stevenson Black Collection Addendum

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Identifier: MC 892
Scope and Content Note 39 items. Legal and financial records pertaining to the Wheeler-Carnall-Stevenson families of Arkansas and Oklahoma. Some items deal with the operation of newspaper offices in nineteenth century Fort Smith.
Dates: 1849-1915

Emma Stevenson Black Collection

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Identifier: MC 759
Scope and Content Note The collection represents a sampling of papers from all the named families which Mrs. Black saved over the years. Dr. Homer C. Wheeler, Emma's cousin, had possession of some of the papers from 1984 to 1986, during which time he transcribed a few of the letters and made identifying notations about some others. Many of the correspondents and creators of other documents are related to either John Foster Wheeler or John Carnall, and a copy of a privately published genealogy book, ...
Dates: 1829-1986

M. Graham Black Papers

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Identifier: MC 608
Scope and Content Note The papers contain items from the student and navy days of Mr. Black, programs from his season with the Martha Graham Dance Company, original poetry and a stage play, clippings, photographs, and phonograph records of songs sung by Mr. Black.
Dates: 1938-1986

Black Studies Program Materials

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Identifier: MC 1171
Scope and Content Note Papers include minutes, reports, and notes of the Black Studies Advisory Committee. Also included are course descriptions, correspondence, articles, and miscellaneous materials.
Dates: 1967-1987

Bessie Motley Blair Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 2534
Content Description Family papers of Bessie Motley Blair, which were maintained by Blair's daughter, Mary Grace Blair. They include family correspondence, business papers, financial records, photographs, and Mary Grace Blair's genealogy research. Most records pertain to Washington County and Searcy County, Arkansas.
Dates: circa 1909-2000

Diane D. Blair Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1632
Scope and Content of the Papers: Materials include biographical data, correspondence, newspaper clippings, research materials, notes, primary and secondary source documents, manuscripts, memorabilia, photographs, and electronic data.
Dates: 1874-2000

Herbert Blair Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 622
Scope and Content Note The papers pertain to Blair's interests in the petroleum and refining industries, especially as they relate to the developments in Africa. The papers contain correspondence and reports, and the donor's arrangement has been preserved.
Dates: 1934-1986

William Blanks Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MC 317
Scope and Content Note Diaries of William Blanks, December 1917 - April 1919 and April 1919 - January 1920. Positive photocopies.
Dates: 1917-1920

James M. Bliss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS B61
Scope and Content Note Letters and related documents pertaining to James M. Bliss' commission as "special agent of the State of Arkansas to...procure engraved or lithographed bonds" from the National Bank Note Co., pursuant to legislation "providing for the building and improving of the Public Levees...." Correspondents include James R. Berry.
Dates: 1871

Jesse C. Bliss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1228
Scope and Content Note Letters, documents, and photographs created or collected by Jesse C. Bliss or his granddaughter, Jesse Elizabeth Hill Durrett. The papers consist of fourteen letters written by Bliss from 1862 to 1864 while serving in the Union Army; genealogical documents pertaining to the Bliss family; a small collection of documents gathered by Elizabeth Durrett to supplement her claim to a widow's pension; photographs of Bliss, the Durretts, and unidentified family members and acquaintances....
Dates: 1862-1967

Virgil T. Blossom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1364
Scope and Content Note Papers pertaining to Virgil T. Blossom's career as Superintendent of the Little Rock Public Schools, 1953-1958, especially his role in the desegregation crisis in 1957-58. The papers pertain to the Central High crisis. Blossom became a central figure in the controversy, and he was removed as superintendent in November 1958. He wrote an account of the crisis, published as a series of articles, "The Untold Story of Little Rock," in Saturday Evening Post (May 23 - June 27, 1959) and...
Dates: 1952-1960

David Russell Boatright Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MC 928
Scope and Content Note Scrapbook of University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, student David Russell Boatright, 1931-1935, containing clippings, correspondence, photographs, and programs.
Dates: 1931-1935

John A. Bobo Military Commendations

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1852
Scope and Content Note Materials include military commendation certificates.
Dates: 1914-1919

Bod-Caw Epic

 Collection
Identifier: MS B63
Scope and Content Note A mounted clipping concerning Arkansas' "first heroic poem."
Dates: undated

Bodcaw Lumber Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1388
Scope and Content Note The records consist of minute books and stock ledgers.
Dates: 1889-1941

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University of Arkansas, Fayetteville 232
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University of Arkansas, Fayetteville – Alumni and alumnae 31
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Arkansas Territory 10
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South by Southwest Books (Fayetteville, Ark.) 93
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville 79
Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995 27
Arkansas Industrial University 23
Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910-1994 22
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Apfelbaum, Charles 19
Compton, Ellen 18
Orion Book Service 16
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 15
Randolph, Vance, 1892-1980 15
Central High School (Little Rock, Ark.) 12
Commonwealth College (Mena, Ark.) 12
Finger, Charles Joseph, 1869-1941 12
Fletcher, John Gould, 1886-1950 12
Hudgins, Mary Dengler, 1901-1987 11
United States. Congress. House 10
Cravens, Fadjo (William Fadjo), 1929-2012 9
Smith, Stephen A., 1949- 9
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Libraries. Special Collections Department 9
Bumpers, Dale 8
Dollar, Clyde David, 1932-1983 8
Futrall, John C. (John Clinton), 1873-1939 8
Garland, A. H. (Augustus Hill), 1832-1899 8
Jerome Relocation Center (Ark.) 8
NAFSA: Association of International Educators (Washington, D.C.) 8
Purdue, A. H. (Albert Homer), 1861-1917 8
Simon, Charlie May Hogue, 1897-1977 8
United States. Congress. Senate 8
Clinton, Hillary Rodham 7
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
Ozark Society 7
Robinson, Joseph Taylor, 1872-1937 7
United States. War Relocation Authority 7
University of Arkansas (System). Division of Agriculture 7
Warren, Lloyd Oliver, 1915-2014 7
Arkansas Educational Television Network 6
Arkansas Historical Association 6
Bolsterli, Margaret Jones 6
Brough, Charles Hillman, 1876-1935 6
Davis, Jeff, 1862-1913 6
Huckaby, Elizabeth Paisley 6
Johnson, Charles A. 6
Leflar, Robert A. (Robert Allen), 1901-1997 6
Parler, Mary Celestia 6
Pike, Albert, 1809-1891 6
Quesenbury, William Minor, 1822-1888 6
Rohwer Relocation Center (Ark.) 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. State Highway & Transportation Department 5
Babcock, Bernie, 1868-1962 5
Between the Covers Rare Books 5
Cane Hill College (Washington County, Ark.) 5
Caraway, Thaddeus H. (Thaddeus Horatius), 1871-1931 5
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 5
Compton, Neil, 1912-1999 5
Dunlap, Zillah Peel 5
Freund, Louis, 1905-1999 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
Peace Links 5
Price, Florence, 1887-1953 5
Pryor, David, 1934- 5
Purdue, Richard Howell, 1901-1982 5
Read, Lessie Stringfellow, 1891-1971 5
Southern Tenant Farmers' Union 5
Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982 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
American Indian Movement 4
Argosy Book Stores 4
Arkansas History Commission 4
Arkansas State Penitentiary 4
Arkansas gazette (Little Rock, Ark. : 1889) 4
Arkansas. Constitutional Convention (1969-1970) 4
Arkansas. Constitutional Convention (1979-1980) 4
Arkansas. Convention (1861) 4
Bates, Daisy 4
Bumpers, Betty, 1925-2018 4
Burnside, Sarah McKee, 1930- 4
Council for International Exchange of Scholars 4
Dellinger, Samuel C. (Samuel Claudius), 1892- 4
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