Universities and colleges -- Arkansas
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Recruiting folder: "Arkansas Industrial University, Fayetteville, Ark. For both sexes. Attendance large. Increased facilities. Next term begins Tuesday, March 1, 1892. Send for the new catalogue...," describing University and listing courses offered, fees and tuition, etc.
Typed carbon copy of catalog for Cane Hill College (Washington County), 1876/77, and printed program for "Historical Pageant" for Cane Hill Centennial, 1927. Catalog includes lists of students and courses of study. Program contains some handwritten comments.
Photocopies of printed catalogues, "The First Annual Catalogue of the Officers and Students in Cane Hill College, Located at Boonsboro, Washington County, Arkansas, and of the Officers and Students in Cane Hill Female Seminary, Located One Mile South of Boonsboro, Arkansas, for the Collegiate Year 1858-'59" (Fort Smith, 1858); together with, "Catalogue...for the Scholastic Year, 1877-8" (Fayetteville, 1878), and, "Catalogue...for the Scholastic Year 1883-4" (Fayetteville, 1884).
The collection consists primarily of William Henry Cobb's research and writings on the history of Commonwealth College, including essays, correspondence, newspapers, and photographs. Also included are materials regarding his related research on the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union and regarding his efforts to encourage the University of Arkansas to honor the memory of former professor Dr. Walter Lee Brown.
Fayetteville Commercial College notebook containing handwritten notes on travel in the United States, including in Arkansas and California. Entries consist primarily of place names, rather than detailed descriptions. Handwritten on the cover is "Mrs. W. S. [or D.] Wilson."
The collection contains photographic slides of Arkansas and Missouri colleges and universities. These photographs, taken by Bill E. Hahn, include campus buildings, signs, students, dormitories, and classroom scenes. Folder 14 includes images from a Southern State College homecoming parade.
Typewritten transcript of letter dated December 24, 1939, from Oser, Industrial Manager of Commonwealth College, Mena, Arkansas, to John Steinbeck, Los Catos, California, regarding affairs of the college and soliciting an additional money contribution from Steinbeck for the Commonwealth College Association.
The collection consists of two copies of a typescript of an autobiographical essay by Mildred E. White, "My Year at Southland Institute" (3 pages). The essay discusses White's experience as a volunteer teaching at Phillips County, Arkansas' Southland Institute, a Friends-run college for African-Americans, from 1918-1919.