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Arkansas -- Politics and government

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 188 Collections and/or Records:

Carole L. Harter Papers

Identifier: MC 2311
Scope and Content Note

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.

Dates: 2006-2009

Brooks Hays Addresses and Articles

Identifier: MS H334a
Scope and Contents

Xerox copy of three typescript "Diary Notes" (1963 and 1965) and of 64 typescript or printed texts of, excerpts from, notes for, or preliminary drafts of addresses or published articles (1961-1965) by former Arkansas Congressman Lawrence Brooks Hays. Original typescript or printed copies, some of which bear manuscript notations, marginalia, or revisions, are in the Hays Papers at Wake Forest University.

Dates: 1961-1965

Brooks Hays Papers Addenda

Identifier: MC 1164
Scope and Content Note The papers in this accession consist mostly of memorabilia collected by Hays and his wife, Marion, documenting Hays's career and numerous speaking engagements. Included are: a diary, letters, and manuscripts written by Hays, along with essays and letters written or collected by his son, Steele, his wife, Marion, or his biographer, Cyril Bryant, 1919-1984; awards and certificates presented to Hays, 1916-1982; Scrapbooks and scrapbook materials which include printed articles both written by...
Dates: 1916-1991

Brooks Hays Papers Second Addendum

Identifier: MC 1164b
Scope and Content Note The Brooks Hays Papers is a second addendum to the Brooks Hays Papers, consisting of documents and memorabilia chronicling Hays' life and career. Included are personal planners, writings and speeches by and about Hays, books written by Hays and his wife Marion, political pamphlets, materials related to the film Return to Little Rock, a scrapbook, financial and legal documents, correspondence, newspapers and newspaper clippings, political cartoons, magazines...
Dates: 1895-2006

George Washington Hays Miscellaneous Papers

Identifier: MS H321 (MC 17)
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, speeches, clippings, photographs, and other materials, most of which date from 1899 to 1927, pertaining to Hays' education, to his law practice, and to his political career, as well as his personal, religious, fraternal, and civic interests and activities. Materials pertain particularly to his administration as Governor of Arkansas, 1913-1917, especially as regards the Southern Governors' Cotton Convention of 1915; the collection of and extension of payments of...
Dates: 1881-1927; Majority of material found within 1899-1927

Lawrence Brooks Hays Papers

Identifier: MS H334p
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, diaries, notes, literary manuscripts, reports, speeches, clippings, political campaign materials, academic records, business and legal documents, clippings, photographs, sound recordings and other materials pertaining to the life and career of Lawrence Brooks Hays, an Arkansas lawyer, politician, legislator, government official, educator, social worker, author, and civic and religious leader. Records, most of which date from 1915 to 1972, pertain to Hays'...
Dates: circa 1844-1978; Majority of material found within 1915-1972

Lawrence Brooks Hays Supplementary Papers

Identifier: MS H334s 423
Scope and Contents Correspondence, diaries, literary manuscripts, drafts and texts of speeches and articles, notes, clippings, business and legal documents, political campaign material, oral history transcripts, reports, minutes, press releases, brochures, newsletters, booklets, sound recordings, photographs, motion picture films (MP Film) and other material comprise the Brooks Hays Supplementary Papers. The records pertain to many aspects of Brooks Hays' life and career (see Biographical History)...
Dates: 1894 - 1981

Fay Hempstead Petition and Warrants

Identifier: MS H37
Scope and Content Note

Petition, 1871, presented to Governor Powell Clayton by Hempstead as counsel for claimants M. S. Hancock and John P. Kelley, levee and ditching contractors, praying issuance of auditor's warrants to replace voided warrants issued in 1861 in payment due claimants by the State of Arkansas; attaching 45 voided warrants as Exhibit "A"; and bearing the endorsement of Governor Clayton, May 25, 1871, referring claim to Hon. Jno. R. Montgomery, Atty. Genl., for examination.

Dates: 1871

Henry Alexander Papers

Identifier: MC 502
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of Henry Alexander's files on the 1967/1968 Arkansas Constitutional Convention. Most papers are photocopies of unpublished reports and proposals used and/or written by various committees revising the Arkansas Constitution. Papers also contain newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1963-1970

Henry Clay East Papers

Identifier: MC 189
Scope and Content Note

Most of the papers in this collection comprise correspondence from H.L. Mitchell to East regarding Mitchell's union work after the STFU merged with other labor unions. Some correspondence concerns East's personal and political activities. Other materials include clippings, pamphlets, brochures, and newsletters that East either obtained himself or received from Mitchell.

Dates: 1934-1973

Morriss M. Henry Papers

Identifier: MC 542
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence, speeches, legislative papers, press releases, bills, reference material, photographs, and clippings from Henry's political career.

Dates: 1970-1985

E. S. Hewen Papers

Identifier: MC 587
Scope and Content Note Hewen's two journals date from 1881 and 1884; the 1884 journal is numbered "volume XI." The journal from 1881 is not numbered, and no other journals are in the collection. Each is a record of his daily existence for an entire year, functioning additionally as exercises in penmanship, of which Hewen was justifiably proud. Although his home was in Baring Cross, Pulaski County, Arkansas, Hewen made frequent trips by mule and train to Cabot (Lonoke County), Arkansas for shopping, as well as to...
Dates: 1881-1915

Dusty Higgins Cartoons and Illustrations

Identifier: MC 1888
Scope and Contents The collection contains cartoons and illustrations created by Arkansas artist Dusty Higgins. The bulk of the collection consists of editorial cartoons created by Higgins for the Arkansas Traveler, the Northwest Arkansas Times, the Benton County Daily Record, and the Arkansas Times. Other materials include art boards for the comic book ...
Dates: 2001-2009

A. G. Hill Letter

Identifier: MS L34 1840
Scope and Content Note

Letter dated Union Court House, Arkansas, December 30, 1840, from A. G. Hill, Clerk of Union Circuit Court, to Governor Archibald Yell, relating to a petition praying the appointment of an additional Justice of the Peace for Franklin Township.

Dates: 1840

Jack E. Hill Papers

Identifier: MC 1968

The Jack Hill Papers consist of videos, correspondence, financial records, grant reports, scripts, and research materials from Hill's life and career.

Dates: 1945-2013

Tom A. Hill Campaign Leaflet

Identifier: MC 662
Scope and Content Note

Printed leaflet, folded to 4 pp, giving record and qualifications of Tom A. Hill, candidate for Lieutenant Governor. Includes "Typographical Union Labor, Pine Bluff," logo and halftone of Hill.

Dates: 1928

Herbert Hoover Arkansas-related Correspondence

Identifier: MS H769
Scope and Content Note Xerox copies of correspondence, and related documents attached or enclosed, exchanged with Charles Hillman Brough, 1923 and 1930, with James William Fulbright, 1946-1963, and with Harmon Liveright Remmel, 1921, 1924-27. Correspondence pertains to the life and career of Harmon L. Remmel, 1876-1927; Herbert C. Hoover's work on the Ar­kansas state geological survey, 1892; the establishment of a Warren G. Harding Memorial Hospital Fund, 1923; the opening of Arkansas Light and Power...
Dates: 1921-1963

Lynn Hornsby League of Women Voters Records

Identifier: MS H784 355
Scope and Content Note Pamphlets, budgets, calendars, clippings, reports, questionnaire, agenda and programs, newsletter and bulletins, membership rosters and lists, by-laws, and other records, including duplicated or printed materials produced or collected for research and study use, created, received, or collected by League of Women Voters member Lynn Hornsby of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and pertaining to the activities and interests of the Pine Bluff League of Women Voters and to the statewide league, the Arkansas...
Dates: 1958-1961

Michael Pleasant Huddleston Miscellaneous Materials

Identifier: MS H866 366 366A
Scope and Content Note This collection contains speeches, essays, clippings and other printed ephemera, licenses, certificate, and other materials pertaining to the professional and political career and to the literary and educational interests of the Tennessee-born lawyer from Paragould, Arkansas who was valedictorian of his class in the Law Depart­ment of Arkansas Industrial University (1897); who, as a member and president pro tem of the Arkansas State Senate, served on occasion as acting governor of the state...
Dates: circa 1897-1917

James Henderson Berry Papers

Identifier: MC 100
Scope and Content Note

The material consists of thirty letters written primarily after Berry's retirement from the Senate, including one letter from President William Howard Taft (folder 4). There are also twelve miscellaneous items and seventy-five obituary notices of Berry's death.

Dates: 1905-1913

Jeff Davis Papers

Identifier: MC 718
Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, literary productions, printed materials, legal and financial documents, scrapbooks, and photographs created, collected, or received by Jeff Davis and his descendants.

The Jeff Davis papers contain documents pertaining to the personal and professional life of all four generations of the family, from Lewis Davis and Frank Thatch in the nineteenth century, to Jeff Davis, Jr. in the 1980s.

Dates: 1849-1986

John Elvis Miller Oral History Interview

Identifier: MC 279
Scope and Content Note

Oral history interview and transcript conducted by Walter L. Brown, Bruce Parham, and Samuel A. Sizer at Fort Smith, Arkansas, March 18, 1976 with John Elvis Miller. Interview conducted at Miller's office in the U.S. Post Office building, Fort Smith, Arkansas. In the interview Miller discusses his youth, the Elaine, Arkansas race riots of 1919, and his political career.

Dates: 1976

James M. Johnson Materials

Identifier: MC 1913
Scope and Content Note

The James M. Johnson Materials include correspondence, land deeds, and photographs.

Dates: 1968-1918

Kenneth O. Warner Papers

Identifier: MC 720
Scope and Content Note

The present collection contains material relevant to Warner's early work with the Arkansas Municipal League and other activities of local government, concentrating, however, on his work with the Arkansas Civil Service Commission. The collection which includes correspondence, financial data, and newspaper clippings, is particularly valuable as a primary source for the "inner workings" of Arkansas government.

Dates: 1933-1966

Albert King Papers

Identifier: MC 1683
Content Description

The collection consists of speeches, campaign materials, newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, and other materials, primarily regarding the Madison County, Arkansas political career of Albert King and reflecting King's involvement with Carl E. Bailey and Orval Faubus' gubernatorial campaigns.

Dates: circa 1890-1983