Arkansas -- Politics and government
Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:
Orval Eugene Faubus Files, Federal Bureau of Investigation
The FBI files pertain to Orval Eugene Faubus' controversial attendance at Commonwealth College, Mena, Arkansas in 1935; integration of Public Schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, and Governor Faubus' contempt of court; and two separate extortion investigations, 1958 and 1964.
Orval Eugene Faubus Interview
Interview of Orval Eugene Faubus conducted by Jacquelyn R. George for credit in a political science course at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Topics discussed by Faubus include his administration's tax increases, accomplishments, and legacy. Brief synopsis of interview in accession file.
Orval Eugene Faubus Papers
Orval Eugene Faubus Papers Addendum
Fayetteville City Council Minute Book
The ledger contains handwritten minutes of the Council meetings from April 11, 1883 to December 12, 1887.
George Fisher Papers
Cartoons, art, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and artifacts from the life of George Fisher, a political cartoonist from Arkansas.
Forrest Ford Manuscript
"What Was Stephen W. Dorsey?" typescript, photograph, and map.
J. William Fulbright Papers, Second Accession
J. William Fulbright Post-Senatorial Papers
Papers associated with Fulbright's activities and interests from 1975-1994.
Junius Marion Futrell Letter
Letter dated at Little Rock, Arkansas June 19, 1913, from Acting Governor J. M. Futrell to Professor L. E. Aylsworth, Lincoln, Nebraska, advising that he is forwarding, under separate cover, copies of the messages delivered to the Arkansas General Assembly by his gubernatorial predecessors, George Washington Donaghey and Joseph Taylor Robinson.
Zella Hargrove Gaither Manuscript
"The Life of Archibald Yell", Intro by Frederick W. Allsop. Unpublished manuscript.
Impressionistic account of Yell's life with a description of his two burial ceremonies. Includes poetry by Albert Pike, John Greenleaf Whittier and George Smoote. Also includes a long prose essay on the Mexican War by Anna Robinson Watson.
Augustus H. Garland Letter
A letter written by Augustus Hill Garland, written on the stationery of the United States Senate Chamber, Washington, October 31, 1877. The collection consists of a note written in ink on a sheet of lined paper torn across the middle. The address of the Senate Chamber is printed in Gothic type at the upper right.
The senator is apparently writing to confirm the date of his service as Governor of Arkansas. The note is addressed to Frank Thomas Esq.
Augustus Hill Garland Letters
The collection consists of two letters by Arkansas politician Augustus Garland Hill: a letter dated July 30, 1886 from United States Attorney General Garland to Samuel Jackson Randall, regarding a Congressional appropriation for "Law clerks of the Supreme Judges...," and a letter dated July 15, 1879 from Senator Garland to someone named Christie[?] that mentions the high temperatures and the yellow fever concerns in Memphis.
Gilleylen-Eley-Stokes Family Papers
This collection consists of materials related to the Gillylen, Eley, and Stokes families of Pike County, Arkansas.
Good Government League Records
Correspondence, lists, notes, legal documents, transcripts of County Court records, and other materials created or received by leaders of the citizens' reform group organized to correct alleged electoral abuses and political corruption in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Nathan Gordon Papers
Scrapbooks, clippings, letters, photographs, and other papers concerning Nathan Gordon.
A major part of the collection consists of scrapbooks kept by Nathan Gordon's mother, Ada Ruth Bearden Gordon. Materials concerning family history were collected by Nathan Gordon's brother, Edward Gordon, Jr.
John Wellington Grabiel Political Papers
Correspondence, newspapers, clippings, speeches, broadsides and other material pertaining to the political career of John Wellington Grabiel, the Ohio-born attorney of Fayetteville, Arkansas, who, in 1922 and 1924, was Republican candidate for governor of Arkansas.
Green Party of Arkansas Materials
The collection mainly consists of materials of the Green Party candidates, Abel Tomlinson and Rebekah Kennedy, from the 2008 election which includes website materials, campaign ephemera, DVDs, and newspaper clippings.
C. G. "Crip" Hall Campaign Folder
Printed ("Typographical Union Label, Fort Smith, Ark." on front) brochure, folded to 4 pages, for the reelection of C. G. "Crip" Hall as Arkansas Secretary of State. Includes halftones of Hall and many views of Capitol.
C.G. "Crip" Hall Materials
The collection is comprised of four scrapbooks documenting Crip Hall’s personal and political life, a signed print of Harry Truman, Hall's attorney license, a portrait, a signed political cartoon depicting Hall, and a signed Dennis the Menace cartoon. The collection also contains two 78 rpm records, a CD recording of a 1952 interview, a newspaper clipping, and Hall's signature stamp.
John Paul Hammerschmidt Papers
The collection is divided into twenty-one series. Materials include biographical data, correspondence, legislative and committee materials, personal and office financial records, speeches, press releases, posters, audio and video tapes, and ephemera.
James Millinder Hanks Diaries
Oren Harris Congressional Papers
Oren Harris Supplementary Papers
Carole L. Harter Papers
The collection consists of materials regarding the political activities of Carole L. Harter (Carole Westby at the time of her campaigns), particularly her 2006 run for Arkansas House District 98 seat and her 2008 run for Benton County Justice of the Peace District 10. Materials include correspondence, press coverage, speeches, polling and voting results, and district maps.