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Arkansas -- Politics and government

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:

D.P. Upham Research Materials

Identifier: MC 1548
Scope and Content Note

The collection includes correspondence, biographical sketch draft, and research materials regarding D. P. Upham collected and generated by historian Blake Wintory.

Dates: 1868-2004

U.S. Congress House Published Documents

Identifier: MS Un3p
Scope and Content Note Thirty-six House Reports, 3 House Documents, 1 House Executive Document and 1 Senate Document of the 1st and/or 2d sessions of the U.S. 21st, 24th, 28th, 29th, 49th, 50th and 51st Congresses (1830, 1835-35, 1844-45, 1846, 1886, 1888-89 and 1890, respectively), relating to various affairs in Arkansas. Twenty-three of the items pertain to memorials and petitions for, and proposed private bills for, the compensation, relief, or pensioning of individual citizens. Other items pertain to such...
Dates: 1830-1890

David Walker Letters and Biographical Sketch

Identifier: MS W15
Scope and Contents Letters pertaining to the professional, business, political, and other affairs of David Walker, Fayetteville, Ark. lawyer, jurist, politician, legislator, and state supreme court justice. Part of the material relates to the affairs of the Whig Party and to the Civil War and Reconstruction in Arkansas, and to the Arkansas Industrial University in 1874. Correspondents include: John D. Adams, Mark Bean, John J. Clendinin, John R. Eakin, Elbert Hartwell English, Augustus Hill Garland, Lorenzo...
Dates: 1841-1933

Walker Family Papers

Identifier: MC 584
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, property records, newspaper clippings, and other materials pertaining to Judge David Walker and the Walker family. Included are materials related to the service of David Walker and other family members in the Confederate Army during the U. S. Civil War, as well as materials related to David Walker's judicial and legal career, and to Senator James David Walker's legal and political career.

Dates: circa 1778-1980

Washington County Historical Society Collection

Identifier: MC 1368
Scope and Content Note The historical papers which comprise Series 1 were maintained to support historical and genealogical research at Headquarters House in Fayetteville, where the society has its offices and a historical museum. The original order of the files has been retained as far as possible, with some adjustments to provide easier access to the materials. There is great variation in the type and quantity of materials in these files, reflecting their existence in a continuing research and publishing...
Dates: circa 1833-1995

Washington County League of Women Voters Records

Identifier: MC 606
Scope and Content Note The Washington County League of Women Voters Records contain original and photocopied versions of administrative records (annual reports, correspondence, minutes, and treasurer's reports). The records also include a collection of administrative records and research notes kept by Lilie Johnson, the League's secretary from 1970 to 1975. These records may have been used as primary source material for League position papers. Lilie Johnson's records also include a collection of sample note cards...
Dates: 1952-1983

Washington County League of Women Voters Records Addendum

Identifier: MC 965
Scope and Content Note

The collection contains correspondence, annual reports, financial drive reports, reference material, and clippings.

This collection is an addendum to Washington County League of Women Voters Records (MC 606). For background information and a complete listing of material from the Washington County League, refer to the finding aid for that collection.

Dates: ca. 1960-1985

Washington County League of Women Voters Records Addendum

Identifier: MC 1008
Scope and Content Note Materials include correspondence, by-laws, minutes, budgets, annual reports, lists of board of directors, membership lists, press releases, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, video cassettes, tape cassettes, films, floppy disks, slides, proposed constitutional bills, material concerning various conferences, pamphlets, research, and other material regarding various projects undertaken by the league. This collection contains materials from the League of Women Voters of Washington...
Dates: 1953-2009, 2019

Noma Watkins Materials

Identifier: MC 1692
Scope and Content Note

Materials include applications, petitions, notes, correspondence, pamphlets, manuals, folders, constitutions, by-laws, resolutions, bills, bill amendments, directories, workbooks, newsletters, newspaper and magazine clippings, name tags, napkin, receipt, maps, tote bag, and city report.

Dates: 1990-1997

Cecil Edward Weller Research Papers

Identifier: MC 1384
Scope and Content Note The collection contains research material collected by Weller for his book, Joe T. Robinson: Always a Loyal Democrat (University of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1998). The entire collection consists of photocopies of selected issues of Congressional Record; Congressional reports; correspondence, telegrams, memoranda, speeches and statements, reports, press releases, newspaper and magazine articles, memoirs, autobiographies, statistical...
Dates: ca 1895-1990s

Archibald Yell Letters

Identifier: MS L34 1836
Scope and Contents

Photoduplications of typed extracts, with manuscript corrections and marginal additions, of three letters dated: "Waxhaws, near Fayetteville," April 6, 1836; "Wexhams," June 7, 1837; "Washington," Dec. 25, 1837. Letters are to William Moore, Mulberry, Lincoln County, Tennessee and to the nation.

Dates: 1836-1837