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Washington County (Ark.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

Aerial Photographs of Arkansas

Identifier: MC 735
Scope and Content Note

Seven sets of aerial photographs created by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, representing the counties of Sebastian, Washington, Crawford, Garland, Grant, Hot Springs, and Saline. The photographs are 10" x 10" black-and-white photographic prints, providing coverage at a scale of 1:20,000.

Dates: 1981-1982

Baptists. Arkansas. White River Church Proceedings

Identifier: MS B229Wh 233E
Scope and Content Note

One-page "Rules of decorum" followed by proceedings of monthly "conference" of the congregation, October 2, 1830 - July 1839. Record is incomplete, with pages wanting.

Dates: 1830-1839

R. H. Bean Property Records

Identifier: MC 2474
Content Description Deed documenting sale of property in Washington County, Ark. from R. H. Bean and his wife, Mary L. Bean, to John M. Lacy, as well as accompanying document with Circuit Court clerk’s certification of the deed, 1870; deed documenting sale of property in Washington County, Ark. from Richard H. Bean and Mary L. Bean to Mark Bean, 1857, with an addendum dated 1862 by Mark and Nancy Bean bequeathing the property to John M. Lacy and Eliza P. Lacy, as well as accompanying document with Circuit Court...
Dates: 1857-1870

Bethlehem Church Records

Identifier: MC 1351
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of photocopies of minutes and other records of Bethlehem Church, Washington County, Arkansas, with copies of published information about the church.

Dates: 1887-1922

Herbert Earle Buchanan Family Papers

Identifier: MS B85
Scope and Content Note Series 1 contains 33 items of correspondence. Twenty of the 24 letters dated 1857-1898 are to James Albert Buchanan, and pertain to land, familial, and other affairs of the Buchanan family of Washington County, Ark., especially to the role of County Surveyor J. A. Buchanan in work performed 1880-1881 for railroads under construction in the vicinity. Nine letters dated 1928-1929 pertain to Herbert Earle Buchanan's candidacy for presidency of Washington and Lee University; correspondencents...
Dates: 1837-1902, 1928-1929

James M. Campbell Letter

Identifier: MC 549
Scope and Content Note

Letter from [Tazel] Sid[ney Williams] and [Margaret] Ellen [Campbell Williams], Titus County, Texas, 20 December 1866, to James M[cCutcheon] Campbell, [Fayetteville, Arkansas], describing the Williams's new life in Texas; family tree and notes by donor.

Letter from Tazel Sidney Williams, Titus County, Texas, to James M. Campbell, Fayetteville (Washington County), describing social and economic conditions in Reconstruction-era Texas.

Dates: 1866

Compton Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1453
Scope and Content Note

The papers consist of correspondence, documents, genealogical material, and images related to the family of David Compton, Sr. (1850-1923) and his wife, Mary Eyre Haller Compton (1851-1934) as well as their sons, David Compton, Jr. (1885-1959) and William Eyre Compton (1890-1981). There is also documentation concerning the lives of Neil Ernest Compton (1912-1999) and his wife Laurene Putman Compton (1916-1991).

Dates: 1807-1980

Gertrude Fallin Cook Family Papers

Identifier: MS C77
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, land records, and other material pertaining to the family, agricultural, business, and other affairs of the Bloyd-Combs-Corum-Fallin-McMurtry-Tigard families of Washington County, Arkansas; Clay County, Missouri; and Williamson County, Texas. Two lengthy letters dated from Oregon Territory in 1852 and 1857 recount the experiences of the Tigard family and other Arkansas emigrants en route to Oregon; depict the hardships and sufferings endured en route; describe the...
Dates: 1830-1878

Dean Family Materials

Identifier: MC 1719
Scope and Content Note The collection includes correspondence, photographs, albums and financial documents pertaining to various members of the Dean family. The collection also includes Larrabee family materials; Dora's sister, Bertha Dean, married Ray Larrabee on February 24, 1926. The "Personal Documents" refers to material formerly in a binder labeled as...
Dates: 1900-1989

Wiley Durham Deen Papers

Identifier: MC 1241
Content Description

The collection contains papers of Washington County, Arkansas farmer and politician Wiley Durham Deen and his family. Materials include certificates of election and appointment, estate records, receipts, church membership records, and a recipe for a dropsy remedy.

Dates: 1830-1925

Divelbiss-Reel Family Papers

Identifier: MC 2652
Content Description

The collection contains genealogical research, correspondence, photographs, property records, and other materials related to the Divelbiss and Reel families. The materials follow the ancestry of Maude Divelbiss Reel and her husband, Blanchard Frank Reel. Many materials relate to family members who lived in Washington County, Arkansas, and particularly in Elkins, Arkansas.

Dates: circa 1870-2023

Durham Canning Company Records

Identifier: MC 955
Scope and Content Note

Cans, can labels, photocopy of Durham Canning Company ledger (1924-1934), and photocopied clippings about the Tatum Springs and White House communities and Durham Canning Company.

Dates: 1924-1934

E. F. Ellis Papers

Identifier: MC 1889
Scope and Contents

The collection contains record books, primarily containing appointment and payment records, of Arkansas physician E. F. Ellis.

Dates: circa 1904-1957

Friends of Lake Wedington Records

Identifier: MC 1518
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains materials and photographs related to the original WPA construction of Lake Wedington, as well as, the files, records, and photographs of the Friends of Lake Wedington organization from 1988 to 2002.

Dates: 1934-2002

Thomas Wright Frost Collection

Identifier: MC 2509
Content Description

The collection consists of papers relating to the Frost and Boone families of Tennessee and Arkansas, particularly property and financial records. Also included are records pertaining to estates administered by Thomas Wright Frost, and records relating to the Regular Baptist Church of Washington County, Arkansas.

Dates: circa 1836-1913

J. Funkhouser Collection

Identifier: MC 2104
Scope and Content Note

This collection is comprised of three published books and four ledgers dating from 1837 to 1897. The ledgers record financial transactions from the Funkhouser's store and transfers of land in Washington County, Arkansas.

Dates: 1837-1915; Majority of material found within 1837-1897

Russell Gayer Collection of Arkansas Home Demonstration Club Records

Identifier: MC 2575
Content Description The collection consists primarily of Arkansas home demonstration club records, and particularly those related to Washington County home demonstration clubs and to the Washington County Extension Homemakers Council. Of the Washington County club records, the bulk pertain to the Baptist Ford Extension Homemakers Club and to the Busy Bees Extension Homemakers Club (Fayetteville); smaller subsets of materials relate to the Growing 59ers Extension Homemakers Club, the Habberton Extension...
Dates: 1937-2014

Goldenrod Extension Homemakers Club of Washington County Records

Identifier: MC 980
Scope and Content Note

The records contain scrapbooks, record books, press books, minutes, and some correspondence and photographs. Also included is a scrapbook of a club project to sponsor a Future Nurses Club, a report of the club's community improvement project of 1966-68, and a history of the club written as a club project in 1957. Most of the photographs are unidentified.

Dates: 1923-1989

Benjamin Finis Greer Family Reminiscences

Identifier: MS G75
Scope and Content Note

Reminiscence of Ben F. Greer pertaining to the genealogy and history of the Greer and Shannon families and to the history of Washington County. Published in Washington County Historical Society Bulletin.

Dates: 1941

Greer Family Papers

Identifier: MC 948
Scope and Content Note The papers pertain mostly to Richard Baker Greer and his grandfather, Benjamin Finis Greer. Benjamin Finis Greer (1867-1942) was born to James W. Greer and Mollie E. Shannon Greer in Evansville (Washington County), Arkansas. In 1889, he married Lula Flinn, another Evansville native. In addition to general agricultural pursuits, Greer worked for the Kansas City Southern Railroad in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, and Stilwell, Oklahoma. He was elected Washington County Probate Clerk in 1904 and...
Dates: 1900-1980

Habberton Extension Homemakers Club Records

Identifier: MC 1684
Scope and Content Note

The Habberton Extension Homemakers Club Records chronicles the meetings of Habberton’s local chapter of the Washington County Extension Homemakers Council. The meeting minutes include information about the clubs project activities, membership attendance, and meeting business.

Dates: 1975-1998

The P.L. and Sue Kelton Hathcock Papers

Identifier: MC 630
Scope and Content Note The collection consists primarily of the letters of Dr. P. L, Hathcock and his fiancee, Sue R, Kelton, from February, 1901 until their marriage on November 10, 1902. There are also letters from brief periods of absences during 1906, 1907, and 1931. Other correspondents include Dr. Hathcock's mother and sister, Mrs. Alfred M. Hathcock and Rosa Hathcock; Mrs. Sue Kelton Hathcock's parents, John H. and Mary Hust Kelton; and other relatives and close friends. The collection also contains two...
Dates: 1897-1944

Hawkins-Walker Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1562
Scope and Content Note This collection includes family correspondence, largely to Jane Curl Walker Hawkins from her siblings, children, nieces and nephews, and grandchildren, including letters from her son, James William Hawkins, who went to California during the Gold Rush, and from L. Brodie, her grandson, who writes from the Civil War. Other...
Dates: 1823-1935

George Winfield Hayes Papers

Identifier: MS H32
Scope and Content Note

Documents relating to the teaching and political career of George Winfield Hayes, Hayes family participation in the Odd Fellows organization, and to the history of public school education in Washington County, Arkansas.

Dates: circa 1893-1929

Alexander Hendry Land Papers

Identifier: MS H38
Scope and Content Note

Deeds, construction plans and other papers of Hendry, Washington County, Arkansas carpenter and builder, pertaining to land and buildings in Washington County and elsewhere, particularly to the contractual specifications for the construction of a brick house in Fayetteville, Arkansas for Lafayette Gregg, 1867.

Dates: 1858-1873