Arkansas -- Politics and government
Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:
Photographs, correspondence, scrapbook, business ledger, and other materials pertaining to the Norwood family of Sevier County, Arkansas. The bulk of the materials are related to J. P. Norwood and to his wife, Demma Dooley Norwood.
Telegraph agent's delivery copy of telegram dated at Van Buren, Arkansas March 19, 1861, from Van Buren merchant Pennywit to convention delegates Jesse Turner and Hugh F. Thomason, Little Rock, Arkansas, approving the action of the Arkansas Secession Convention and the "immortal thirty nine who...voted down the ordinance of Secession."
Letters dated at Fayetteville, Arkansas May 24 and 25, 1844, from Washington County Circuit Clerk Pierson to Samuel Adams, Acting Governor of Arkansas, Little Rock, regarding Washington County Sheriff Presly R. Smith's delinquency in posting bond as county tax collector.
Record book containing proceeding minutes, clippings, and tally sheets pertaining to party activities in Pulaski County, and one folder of laid-in materials.
The collection consists of materials related to Arkansas politician and statesman J. William Fulbright that were acquired by Bill Reifenberger as part of research for a 2006 documentary about Fulbright, Fulbright: The Man, The Mission, & The Message, for which Reifenberger served as a co-screenwriter and co-producer. Materials are primarily photographs; also included are newspaper clippings and political cartoons.
Xeroxed copies of typed, signed letter (2 leaves) dated Fayetteville, Ark., Mar. 30, 1907, from John Hugh Reynolds to the Hon. James W. Thompson, Little Rock, and accompanying "Arguments" (2 leaves) and publisher's advertisement (1 leaf). Material pertains to proposed legislation regarding the Arkansas History Commission and to publication of volume one of Publications of the Arkansas Historical Association.
The collection consists of correspondence written by various politicians. Much of the collection contains newspaper clippings, tracing Riales' political career, and the restoration of Queen Wilhelmina State Park, and Arkansas highways. Also included in the collection, are several photographs documenting his career in the Arkansas Legislature.
Prof. Riley's unpublished Ph.D. dissertation (George Peabody College for Teachers, 1934) on the life and works of Pike, together with correspondence and other collected or compiled supporting material, published and unpublished, relating to her doctoral and subsequent research on the subject.
The Joseph Taylor Robinson papers (primarily 1900-1937) contain correspondence, memoranda, speeches, legislative bills, business and financial records, legal files, scrapbooks, clippings, photographs, and other materials created or received by or pertaining to Robinson's life and career, especially to his service as U. S. Senator from Arkansas, 1913-1937.