Little Rock (Ark.)
Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:
Typewritten transcripts (xerox copy) of interviews conducted by staff members of the Commission, with 105 persons who worked, from time to time in the period 1911-1947, in the First State Capitol (Old State House, War Memorial Building), and who recall something of the history of the building and, especially, of the several state and federal governmental agencies or patriotic, civic, and other organizations housed there over the period.
"Minutes of the Little Rock Association of Regular Baptists,: Held at Salem Church, Clark County, Arkansas Territory, on the first Saturday in November, 1825." Little Rock, William E. Woodruff, Printer.
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second manuscript, The Second Reconstruction in Little Rock written by civil rights activist Nathaniel R. Griswold, is unpublished.
Photographs and postcards, primarily of Arkansas people and places. Additionally, the collection includes photographic negatives that were received in an envelope labeled "Frank S. Robinson"; these negatives, which include images of the San Buena Ventura Mission and Museum, are likely primarily of people and scenes in California and the American West.
"The friends and acquaintances of Robert B. Cupples are respectfully invited to attend his funeral at 3 o'clock, p.m., from the Methodist Church. Divine service may be expected. Little Rock, May 22, 1847." The earliest funeral notice known to have been printed in Little Rock, Arkansas. Printed broadside, 21.5 cm.
Mounted prints, made 1976 by Leslie W. Edwards, Jr., of Pike-Fletcher-Terry House, Little Rock (Pulaski County): exterior, interior, details. Also bust of John Gould Fletcher by Leon Underwood and some prints from Johnswood, the Little Rock home of the Fletchers.
Undated account, typewritten, of the personal experiences of Mrs. Henry Lewis Fletcher while resident on an enslaved labor plantation west of Little Rock, Arkansas during the Civil War, and in Little Rock during the years immediately following.
Record book containing stockholders meeting minutes for Foster Hardware Company of Little Rock, Arkansas. Participants mentioned include W. C. Foster, Frank B. Gregg, and A. E. Moran. Also included are several related insertions within the minute book, including legal correspondence, a financial statement, and a resolution.
The collection consists of one scrapbook that contains photographs and newspaper clippings. The photographs are primarily of family members and friends of J.M. Futrell. The newspaper clippings include wedding announcements and other miscellaneous events.
The collection consists of materials primarily pertaining to the University of Arkansas and to Little Rock. These include a scrapbook compiled by University of Arkansas student Amy Wright; SPA News Bureau and Arkansas Resources & Development Publicity Division photographs of Little Rock, and card-mounted photographs of the 1912 Labor Day Marathon in Little Rock.
Elizabeth Paisley Huckaby Records Pertaining to the Integration of Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas
Papers of Dudley Emerson Jones and some of his descendants. The collection includes many handwritten or typed accounts of incidents in Dudley E. Jones's life, particularly the gold rush and the Civil War. Included also are letters and photographs.
Jordon prepared the research paper, titled "The Collection of Ex-Slave Narratives in Little Rock by the Federal Writer's Project," for the F. Hampton Roy History Award competition sponsored by the Pulaski County (Arkansas) Historical Society.
The letter is written in ink in 4 pages on one large folded sheet of lined paper. Kellogg states his dissatisfaction with his situation in Little Rock: climate, supplies, the rumor and desire of the troops to be mustered out soon.
The collection consists of a typescript history of the Martindale Home Demonstration Club and its successor, the Lawson Home Demonstration Club; a copy print photograph of club members in April 1932; and a listing of individuals in the photograph.
Included are the correspondence, reports, speeches, notes, datebooks, literary manuscripts, photographs, printed material and legal, business and tax records pertaining to the life, career, civic activities, business and financial interests of Colter Hamilton Moses. Correspondents include Thomas Harry Barton, Charles Hillman Brough and John Little McClellan. Contents of nine Colter Hamilton Moses scrapbooks, 1919-1956, were microfilmed and are available as microfilm copies only.