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Arkansas -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 183 Collections and/or Records:

Henry MacMillan Alexander Research Files

 Collection
Identifier: MS AL1
Scope and Content Note Letters and correspondence, affidavits, ballots, bibliographies, bulletins, charts, clippings, constitution and by-laws, directories, handbooks, judicial forms, leaflets, legal briefs, legislative bills, literary manuscripts, lists, magazines, manuals, maps, minutes of proceedings, memoranda, notes, notices, pamphlets, petitions, political campaign materials, programs, questionnaires, receipts, regulations and rules, reports, resolutions, rosters, speeches, statutes, student course papers...
Dates: 1933-1969

Arkansas Archives of Public Communication

 Collection
Identifier: MC 942
Scope and Content Note A substantial portion of the Archives, including 36 folders, 65 audiotapes, and 29 videotapes, pertains to the career of Bill Clinton. These materials date primarily from 1974 to 1986, and include items from his campaigns to be elected representative to Congress, state attorney general, and governor of Arkansas. These items include campaign flyers, posters, bumper stickers, and pins, as well as the texts of speeches and letters. Of interest are several exploratory polls that aided Clinton in...
Dates: 1890-1996

Arkansas Constitutional Convention Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS Ar4 Con 89, 89A-D
Scope and Content Note

Materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, lists, speeches, minutes of meetings, sound recording's and transcripts of proceedings, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, legislative bills, resolutions and acts, and other published and unpublished materials created, received, or assembled by members and staff of the convention in the course of its work.

Dates: 1969-1970

Arkansas Constitutional Revision Study Commission Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS Ar4 CRSC 7, 25, 70, 89
Overview

Manuscript, typescript, printed and other records created or received by the Arkansas Constitutional Revision Study Commission and its research staff.

Dates: 1967-1968

Arkansas Girls State Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1585
Scope and Content Note

Documents pertaining to Ellen Compton's attendance at the 1955 session of Arkansas Girls State under the sponsorship of the Bentonville Rotary Club. She had her picture made with the other delegates, and later in the summer talked to the club about her experiences.

Dates: 1955

Arkansas League of Women Voters Records

 Collection
Identifier: MC 476
Scope and Content Note

The material consists of annual reports, correspondence, minutes of meetings, and material relating to the organization of local leagues; reports, minutes, and correspondence of the state organization, as well as information and clippings pertaining to the League of Women Voters in general.

Dates: 1953-1987

Arkansas League of Women Voters Records Addendum

 Collection
Identifier: MC 934
Scope and Content Note

This is an addendum to the Arkansas League of Women Voters Records (MC 476). For background information and a complete listing of material from the League, refer to the finding aid for that collection. See also Addendum II (MC 966).

This portion contains correspondence, annual reports, reference material, and clippings. Most of the papers are in subject files containing both correspondence and reference material.

Dates: 1960-1984

Arkansas League of Women Voters Records Addendum II

 Collection
Identifier: MC 966
Scope and Content Note

The collection contains correspondence, annual reports, reference material, and clippings. File names are those given by the Arkansas League.

Dates: 1965-1984

Arkansas Educational Television Network Video Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1494
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of video recordings produced by or for the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN). The bulk of the videos relate to Arkansas politics, and particularly to debates, interviews, and call-in shows moderated by AETN journalist Steve Barnes.

Dates: circa 1983-2001

Ashley-Cockrill Family Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1666
Scope and Content Note

The collection includes material collected by Chester Ashley and Sterling R. Cockrill.

Dates: 1845-1918

William F. Avera Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1685
Scope and Content Note

The collection includes typescript memoirs of William F. Avera and E.H. Cathey, Jr.

Dates: 1904-1983

James Craig Barnes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 245
Overview

Audiovisual materials, scripts, and transcripts of a television feature story called “Fulbright: 30 Years”, a 1975 retrospective on the political career of J. William Fulbright produced by James Craig Barnes.

Dates: 1968-1975

T.H. Barton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1541
Scope and Content Note

The Barton papers detail his Democratic senate primary race in 1944, which he lost to J.W. Fulbright. This collection contains correspondence, materials, newspaper clippings, and lists.

Dates: 1944

Mary C. Berry "Hon. James H. Berry" Essay

 Collection
Identifier: MC 744
Scope and Content Note

20-page account of family stories of James H. Berry, 1841-1913, Confederate soldier, lawyer, governor of Arkansas, and United States senator, written by his granddaughter, Mary C. Berry.

Dates: 1942

Trey Berry Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1508
Scope and Content Note

Recorded interviews

Dates: 1987

Bob and Patty Besom Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1758
Scope and Content Note The collection contains Arkansas historical materials collected by Bob and Patty Besom. Series I, The University of Arkansas News Bureau files, contains a variety of material focused on contemporary University activities. Included are printed, typed, or hand-written press releases, communications from faculty, staff and media, newspaper clippings, research material, and drafts of stories. Series II, Union Saw Mill Material, contains materials pertaining to the Union Saw Mill...
Dates: circa 1759-2019

R. S. Biggers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 614
Scope and Content Note

Letters and copies of letters to and from R. S. Biggers.

The letters mainly pertain to R. S. Biggers's behind-the-scenes political activities: letters requesting his help in getting people jobs and letters he wrote to Wilbur D. Mills, Hattie W. Caraway, and John E. Miller, recommending people for jobs. Unless otherwise noted, it should be assumed that R. S. Biggers' location was Hardy, Arkansas.

Dates: 1929-1940

Diane D. Blair Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1632
Scope and Content of the Papers:

Materials include biographical data, correspondence, newspaper clippings, research materials, notes, primary and secondary source documents, manuscripts, memorabilia, photographs, and electronic data.

Dates: 1874-2000

Solon Borland Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS B644
Scope and Content Note

Letters from U.S. Senator Borland, Washington, D. C., to Charles A. Galloway and others, pertaining to affairs at Fort Washita, to business of the Senate Printing Committee, and to the Phi Delta Society at Oglethorpe University, Milledgeville, Georgia.

Dates: 1848; 1850

Sam Boyce Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1643
Scope and Content Note The Sam Boyce Papers consist primarily of materials related to his political career, especially his campaign for Attorney General of Arkansas in 1962; his campaign for Prosecuting Attorney of the Third Judicial District in Arkansas in 1964; his campaign for Governor of Arkansas in 1966; and his campaign for Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas in 1993. Other materials pertain to his activities as Assistant Attorney General of Arkansas in 1961 to 1962, and his involvement with the Young Democratic...
Dates: 1950-2013

Maurice "Footsie" Britt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1238
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal and professional papers of University of Arkansas athlete, World War II officer, and politician Maurice "Footsie" Britt. Materials include scrapbooks, photograph albums, speeches, printed materials, photographs, film, audio and video cassettes, and awards collected by Britt over his sports, military, and political careers. Included are albums assembled by Britt's mother, Virgie; photographs of Britt during World War II and his subsequent acceptance of...
Dates: circa 1890-2021

Charles Hillman Brough Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS B79
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, addresses, lectures and speeches, clippings, invitations, literary manuscripts, pamphlets, programs, reports, and other material pertaining to the life and to the personal, familial, academic, professional political, civic, religious and other affairs of the Arkansas lawyer, educator, lecturer, author and politician who was University of Arkansas professor of economics and sociology (1903-15), Governor of Arkansas (1917-21), Redpath Chautauqua circuit lecturer (1918-24),...
Dates: 1895-1935

Dale Bumpers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1490
Scope and Content Note

Materials include biographical information, correspondence, legislative and committee materials (Appropriations, Energy and Natural Resources, and Small Business committees). Additionally, the collection includes materials concerning personal and office records, speeches and voting records, photographs, posters, audio visual materials, and ephemera.

Dates: 1886-2011

Burrow Family Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1996
Scope and Content Note The materials in this collection are primarily items collected by Margaret Whillock (1935- ), her grandmother, Hattie McClure Gilbert Burrow, and her aunt, Sallie Landis Burrow (1888-1964). The Burrow Family Materials are a varied collection which include a pictorial family bible recording births and deaths, a Temperance Pledge, an autograph book; notes on family genealogies and written histories; obituaries; awards and certificates; correspondence; Civil War documents; political...
Dates: circa 1825-1966

Arthur Brann Caldwell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C127 209 209A-F
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, memoranda, addresses, reports, photographs, printed materials, and other records created, received, or collected by Caldwell. Most items are dated in the period 1950-1970, Specific areas to which materials pertain include: University of Arkansas Glee Club, 1927-1928; Arkansas and national political affairs, ca. 1917-1974; Japanese-Americans in the U.S. armed forces and the U.S. War Relocation Authority relocation centers in World War II; civil rights legislation...
Dates: 1912-1975