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Clergy -- Arkansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Leerie Ball Papers

Identifier: MC 875
Scope and Content Note

The papers contain correspondence to and from friends and preachers; diaries of church meetings, baptisms, and other events; sermon notes; records of northwest Arkansas churches; photographs of family, students, and northwest Arkansas subjects.

Dates: 1924-1969

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

Robert Lewis Cabe Papers

Identifier: MC 1898
Content Description The collection includes the papers of Robert Lewis Cabe, a Saline County, Arkansas-based Methodist minister, including diaries and records of his church work. Also included are two portraits of family members and a historical sketch of the Joseph Hope family, his wife Sarah Della Hope Cabe's family. As documented in the collection, Cabe's ministry work took him throughout Saline County and other parts of Arkansas, while he and his family lived in Benton for most of the time period documented...
Dates: circa 1912-1918

Colbert S. Cartwright and Nathaniel Griswold Manuscripts

Identifier: MC 2113
Scope and Content Note

This collection is comprised of two manuscripts. The first manuscript, Walking My Lonesome Valley, by Colbert S. Cartwright, was privately printed in 1993 in Fort Worth, Texas. The manuscript, described as Cartwright's autobiography, is extensively annotated by an unidentified person. The second manuscript, The Second Reconstruction in Little Rock written by civil rights activist Nathaniel R. Griswold, is unpublished.

Dates: 1993-2006

Samuel W. Davies Historical Sketches

Identifier: MS D28
Scope and Content Note

Sermon preached by the Reverend Mr. Davies in January, 1884, summarizing the history of Fayetteville Presbyterian (U. S.) Church from its organization in 1873, together with other historical and biographical sketches pertaining to the history of the congregation and to the life and ministry of Davies, its pastor from 1874 until his retirement in 1902.

Dates: 1884; 1921

Fontaine Richard Earle Papers

Identifier: MC 68
Scope and Content Note

The papers in the collection consist of sermons, essays, lectures, letters, and poetry written by Earle during his lengthy career, along with broadsides, tracts, and newspaper clippings he collected, all of which have been arranged into five series.

Dates: 1856-1907

Episcopal Bishops of Arkansas Correspondence

Identifier: MC 1735
Scope and Content Note

Materials include correspondence and other materials concerning Bishop Henry Niles Pierce, Bishop George Washington Freeman, Bishop Henry Champlin Lay, Bishop William Montgomery Brown, Bishop James Rideout Winchester, Bishop Edward Warren Saphore, Bishop Edward Thomas Demby, Bishop R. Bland Mitchell, Bishop Raymond Richard Brown, and Bishop Christoph Keller Jr.

Dates: 1858-1968

Fordyce Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1311
Scope and Content Note The collection includes business records of the Fordyce Bath House (1913-1985), clippings about various family members and their activities, correspondence, journals, and much genealogical material. Some of the items pertain to families linked to the Fordyce family by marriage. Of particular note are a Civil War diary (1862-1865) kept by Mary Jane (Mrs. W. D.) Chadick, mother- in-law of Samuel Wesley Fordyce; a typescript of an overland journey diary (1853-1854) kept by David Sloan Stanley,...
Dates: circa 1400-1992

Historical Records Survey

Identifier: MS H62

This collection consists of materials resulting from the Work Progress Administration's Historical Records Survey project in Arkansas.

Dates: 1801-1942

James Warthen Workman Papers

Identifier: MC 538
Scope and Content Note Pastoral and personal papers of Dr. Workman (1897-1984).Materials include course notebooks from Yale University; course schedules; daily vest-pocket notebooks; notebooks for student pastoral work and other purposes; correspondence; family and personal papers; sermon notes; articles concerning religion, including those from the Arkansas Gazette; teaching outlines; church papers; Lone Star Steel Company papers and publications; Veterans Administration...
Dates: 1891-1984

T. B. Lunsford Papers

Identifier: MS L97
Scope and Content Note

Letters, journal, essay, and biographical notes.

Dates: 1859-1861

Kurt W. Marquardt Papers

Identifier: MC 540
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, clippings, notes, photographs, and other materials pertaining to the ministry of the Reverend Kurt W. Marquardt. The collection consists mainly of sermon and Bible lesson notes, articles, and 35 mm slides pertaining to or documenting the religious work of the Reverend Kurt W. Marquardt. Sermon and Bible lesson notes and outlines were originally grouped by themes in envelopes and folders. Envelopes and folders have been removed, but the order has been maintained...
Dates: 1930s to 1980s

Nathaniel Madison Ragland Papers

Identifier: MS R12
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, sermons, clippings, biographical sketch, minutes of meetings, broadsides, notebook, ledger, and other material pertaining to the ministry of, and to the civic, educational, religious, ecclesiastical, and other interests and activities of the Reverend Nathaniel M. Ragland, pastor of First Christian Church of Fayetteville, Arkansas from 1885 to 1908, to the history of that congregation, to marriages and deaths among its membership, to the history of Arkansas College in...
Dates: 1860-1946

Florence Cypert Spore Papers

Identifier: MC 799
Scope and Content Note Letters, papers, scrapbooks, and photographs pertaining to the Seat-Cypert-Spore families of Searcy, Arkansas. Series one holds papers pertaining to the Seat family, including an autobiographical sketch of Captain Benton Bell Seat and diaries kept by him after he moved to Arkansas in 1903. Series two holds papers dealing with the Cypert family, from Jesse Newton Cypert to the five children of Judge Eugene Cypert. Materials concerning the Hardy-Haymond-Crow families, relatives of...
Dates: 1854-1975

Marion DeKalb Steele Diary

Identifier: MS St5
Scope and Content Note

Typewritten transcript of the diary and journal of the Arkansas physician and clergyman, entitled, "Marion D. Steele Book, November AD 1852, Receipts and formulays, Powhaton Ark March 1st 1855, Diary." The material, which includes records of medicines prescribed and weddings performed January 13, 1859 to August 25, 1863, pertains to the history of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South and to the history of medicine in Lawrence County, Arkansas, 1855 to 1863.

Dates: 1855-1863

Glenn Steward Papers

Identifier: MC 803
Scope and Content Note The papers include sermon notes and religious essays pertaining to topics such as instrumental music in worship, cigarette smoking, and salvation. The papers also include bulletins from the Thompson Street and Robinson Avenue Churches of Christ (Springdale, Arkansas) and other Arkansas Churches of Christ, Church of Christ membership directories from Springdale and Johnson (Washington County), a photograph of Harbart Hooker, and a photograph of Glenn and Beulah Steward. Researchers should...
Dates: 1920-1977

Tulip, Arkansas General Store Ledgers

Identifier: MC 1784
Scope and Content Note This collection consists largely of the general store ledgers of Herbert Matthews, a merchant and postmaster at Tulip. Herbert Matthews' father, George Matthews, a Methodist circuit rider, married into the Butler family, a large and prominent family within the Tulip community. Alexander Butler, the family's patriarch, was one of the town's first settlers, arriving there in 1848; Herbert Matthews eventually inherited the original Butler house. This collection also contains a journal (which,...
Dates: 1858-1948