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Clarksville (Ark.)

Subject Source: Naf

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Lola Brown Diary

Identifier: MS B81
Scope and Content Note

Copy of a forty-page transcript of a diary recording the personal and family life of Mrs. Lola Brown of Coal Hill and Clarksville (Johnson County). The time period covered by the diary includes her courtship and early years of married life, from December 26, 1923, to November 29, 1930. The transcript was prepared by Walter Mooney.

Dates: 1923-1930

Elizabeth Reagan Journal

Identifier: MC 1307
Scope and Content Note

Diary of Elizabeth Reagan. Reagan's diary spans over 18 years (1953-1970) and offers an intimate insight into her family's daily life, such as the daily struggles of operating an economically viable farm, her husband's continuous bad health, the social implications of living in poverty especially for her children, and the comforts that her devoutly religious outlook brought her in her life.

Dates: 1953-1970

Towell Family Papers

Identifier: MC 616
Scope and Content Note

The collection includes letters primarily written by members of the Towell family, Samuel Towell's certificate of registry for land in Clarksville, Arkansas, and one photograph (tintype). The letters pertain to early Arkansas, the Civil War, and the California Gold Rush. The tintype is of Nancy Atkins Towell, wife of Samuel Towell. Samuel and Nancy Towell had three sons: John H., William, and Isaac.

Dates: 1844-1861