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Arkansas -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:

KTHV Collection of J. William Fulbright Video Tapes

 Collection
Identifier: MC 2541
Content Description

Seven U-matic video tapes featuring interviews of and programming regarding Senator J. William Fulbright that were aired on or used in programming aired on Little Rock's KTHV television station.

Dates: 1966-1986

League of Women Voters of Washington County, Arkansas Proceedings and Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS L47 333
Scope and Contents Minutes and proceedings (3 volumes, 1920-1921, 1946-1947, 1952-1959) of meetings of Board(s) of Directors and general membership(s) of League of Women Voters of Washington County (alternately League of Women Voters of Fayetteville, Fayetteville League of Women Voters), and scrapbooks (9 volumes, 1941-1947, 1952-1978) of mounted clippings and other published and unpublished materials, pertaining to the activities of the organization(s) and to those of the League of Women Voters of Arkansas...
Dates: 1920-1978

Robert A. Leflar Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 872
Scope and Content Note Covering seven series, the Robert A. Leflar Papers consists primarily of correspondence, reports, meeting notes, and drafts of legislation, with a heavy focus on Arkansas's constitutional conventions in 1969 and 1979-1980 and Leflar's career as a legal scholar. Additionally the papers include the cassette tape recordings of an oral history project featuring Leflar. NOTE: Some materials within this collection were damaged in a fire at Leflar's residence prior to their accession by...
Dates: 1920-1993

Daniel W. Lewis, Sr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 516
Scope and Content Note

Letters, legal documents, certificates, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to Daniel W. Lewis, Sr. and Daniel W. Lewis, Jr.

Dates: 1874-1984

L. K. Lippincott Letter

 Collection — Box LOC L34: [Barcode: 35129218291652]
Identifier: MS L34 Lippincott
Scope and Content Note

Letter dated at Washington, D. C. February 21, 1876, from Acting Commissioner Lippincott of the United States General Land Office to Thomas Montague Gunter, United States Congressman from Arkansas, regarding proposed legislation to place "the Fort Wayne abandoned military reservation in Arkansas...in the condition of ordinary public lands."

Dates: 1876

John Sebastian Little Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1517
Scope and Content Note

Papers include extensive correspondence relating to Little’s campaign for governor, handbills, receipts, copies of his speeches and miscellaneous material. Microfilmed materials are the papers of John Sebastian Little (1851-1916) donated to the Arkansas History Commission by Mrs. Tom Vertrees, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1964.

Dates: 1904-1906

Lonoke County Ballot

 Collection
Identifier: MC 663
Scope and Content Note

Printed ballot listing candidates and parties for representative, Lonoke Township justice of the peace and constable, county judge, sheriff, assessor, and other county offices; penciled note on reverse.

Dates: 1897

Carl F. Lucky Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 561
Scope and Content Note Positive photocopies of family papers of the Carl F. Lucky family were donated to Special Collections by Mrs. Carl Lucky, Sr. (Virginia Wells Lucky), Mrs. Carl Lucky, Jr, (Jane Sanders Lucky), and Mr. Carl Lucky, Jr., of McGehee, Arkansas, 15 November 1985. The original papers are owned by the donors of the photocopies. Most of the material originated with Lucinda G. Barvin of Georgia and was passed on to her daughter, Thereza Jane Garvin, who married the Reverend R. W....
Dates: 1851-1904; 1851-1854

Brose Masingill Leaflet

 Collection
Identifier: MC 687
Scope and Content Note

Printed leaflet, folded to 4 pages (union label on p. 4), urging votes for Brose Masingill (against Dwight Blackwood for State Highway Commissioner) and "good roads with­out bonds."

Dates: 1926

Anne E. McClaran Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 2518
Content Description Papers of Anne E. McClaran, including correspondence with Arkansas politicians like Dale Bumpers, Ray Thornton, David Pryor, and J. William Fulbright, as well as materials pertaining to her work with prison reform and with the Arkansas Democratic Party. Also included is a biographical sketch of McClaran written by her son, Edward McClaran, and materials related to her career as a teacher.Her correspondence with political figures is primarily in the form of constituent...
Dates: circa 1967-2021

Anne McMath Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 957
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains research material accumulated during the author's work on her book First Ladies of Arkansas: Women of Their Times. Included are the original drafts of the narrative, handwritten notes, correspondence pertaining to the author's research, questionnaires, newspaper and magazine clippings (as well as photocopies), and other printed material; photographs and slides. Also included is the incomplete manuscript of the book.

Dates: ca 1987-1989

Sidney S. McMath Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 899
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence, law material, speeches, papers, photographs, tape recordings, awards, certificates, and clippings from McMath's political and military careers, as well as his personal life. The papers also contained broadsides, which have been removed to the broadside collection.

Dates: circa 1880-1989

Sidney S. McMath Papers Addendum

 Collection
Identifier: MC 899a
Scope and Content Note Materials include correspondence and other personal papers; photographs and negatives; artifacts; scrapbooks; and oversize materials. Correspondence and personal papers include materials related to the political career and personal life of Sid McMath, as well as Anne McMath materials. Among the Anne McMath materials are notes related to her research on the first ladies of Arkansas. Photographs include items from Sid McMath's service in World...
Dates: 1912-2003

Thomas Chipman McRae IV Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1325
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of McRae’s personal and professional papers. Materials relate to McRae’s tenure with the Office of Equal Opportunity, the Model Cities Program, and the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation. Materials also relate to the Arkansas constitutional convention of 1979-1980 and McRae’s campaign for governor and lieutenant governor. Also included are items related to the Ozark Society’s trips to Nepal in 1979 and Mt. Everest in 1989. The collection includes speeches made by...
Dates: 1961-2004

Thomas Chipman McRae Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS M244
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, speeches, clippings, essays, memoranda, pamphlets, reports, bulletins, receipts, invoices, minutes of meetings, legislative bills, lists, invitations, notes, broadsides, and other documents relating to the personal, familial, professional, business, political, and other affairs of McRae, banker, lawyer, and legislator, United States Congressman (1885-1903), and Governor of Arkansas (1921- 1924). The collection includes the papers, 1930-1938, of Thomas Chipman...
Dates: 1879–1938

Allan O. Means Historical Monograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS M46
Scope and Content Note

A biographical sketch written by Allan O. Means about Frederic W. Trapnall.

Dates: 1964

W.J. Megginson Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1744
Scope and Content Note

Materials include materials on a variety of topics.

Dates: 1965-1984

John Elvis Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1358
Scope and Content Note Papers and materials pertaining to John Elvis Miller. The collection contains correspondence, press clippings, speeches, and other materials highlighting certain periods of Miller life, especially 1937-1941, and from the late 1950s through his death in 1981. The collection's six scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings covering his 1937 senatorial campaign and his career as a U.S. Senator. The collection also includes fifty-eight images, including individual portraits, photographs of formal...
Dates: 1917-1981

William Read Miller Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MC 754
Abstract

Letter from Governor William Read Miller to D. E. Jones, pertaining to resignation of Jones as a Trustee of the Arkansas Industrial University.

Dates: 1878

James Logan Morgan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS M821
Scope and Content Note Materials collected by James Logan Morgan, particularly regarding M. M. Stuckey Jr. and African Americans in south Arkansas. Series 1 contains correspondence, military orders, and other material pertaining principally to the law practice, political interests, and military career of Michael Martin Stuckey, Jr. , a Jackson County, Arkansas lawyer, county judge, and Arkansas State Guard officer. Series 2 contains materials pertaining to political, religious, and social...
Dates: 1885-1962

Sara Alderman Murphy Papers Addendum

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1253
Scope and Content Note

The papers, accumulated by Sara Murphy, pertain to her professional and political activities, and consist of correspondence, press releases, promotional/publicity material, reports, pamphlets and brochures, newsletters, programs and announcements, speeches/presentation papers, newspaper and magazine clippings, miscellaneous published and unpublished material, handwritten notes, and several photographs featuring Sara Murphy.

Dates: 1960s-1990s

National Greenback Party, Arkansas Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MS N213
Scope and Content Note

Copy of undated broadside, captioned "Address of the Central Committee of the Greenback Labor Organization of Little Rock to the People of Arkansas."

Dates: 1879

National Organization for Women Arkansas Chapter and Northwest Arkansas Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1389
Scope and Content Note The records of the Arkansas Chapter of NOW reflect the development and growth of the organization throughout the state during the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. Administrative files document chapter development, conferences, membership drives, and fundraising efforts state-wide, as well as in various county chapters. Materials pertain to numerous women's issues including reproductive rights, economic and educational justice, racism and diversity, politics, lesbian and gay rights, health issues,...
Dates: 1978-1998

Robert W. Newell Autograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: MS N44
Scope and Content Note

Signatures of Governor James Philip Eagle, other state constitutional officers, and members of the Senate of the Twenty-eighth General Assembly of the State of Arkansas, obtained in February, 1891.

Dates: 1891

William F. and Catherine D. Norrell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1236
Scope and Content Note The collection contains some personal materials, including correspondence between the Norrells and their daughter, their obituaries, and funeral memorials. However, the bulk of the collection relates to the professional lives of the Norrells. Especially noteworthy are items pertaining to Mr. Norrell's activities as a member of the Subcommittee on Military Appropriations. These include first-hand materials from Operation Crossroads in 1946; the ships sunk in that operation included the...
Dates: 1932-1981