Found in 132 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists of materials relating to the history of the property and to its residents, primarily George J. Rodgers, his daughter Lois Rodgers Vancleave, and her husband Cary (C. S.) Vancleave. Materials include photographic prints and negatives, correspondence, photocopies of property records and other documents.
Senior Girl Scout Troop #1 (Fayetteville, Ark.) scrapbook, photographs, and other materials related to Nancy Kay Allen, and particularly to her high school years in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Mounted clippings, with one mounted certificate and one mounted letter, pertaining to re-union, 1975, of school classes of years 1920-1962. Clippings are from Fayetteville, Arkansas Northwest Arkansas Times, Springdale News, and unidentified newspapers.
Scrapbook pages and photograph, circa 1896. 9 items.
Scrapbook pages containing 1896 Arkansas Industrial University (now the University of Arkansas) graduation program, senior class song (written by Ida G. Barr), views of Fayetteville and U of A campus, newspaper clippings. Photograph (7½ x 9 3/4" mounted on card) is of Old Main from the north, dated on reverse 1904-1906.
The Joseph Swift family were friends of von Berg and assembled the material in this collection. Included are photographs and post cards of von Berg, his wife Martha, adopted son Jack Crawford, their home on East Mountain near Fayetteville, and individuals from the Sioux and Comanche tribes. Also included are post cards von Berg and his family sent to the Swifts and others in Arkansas. All post cards have messages on verso.
The collection consists of a scrapbook likely created by Norma Mae Bigger of Fayetteville, Arkansas; it includes photographs of Fayetteville; photos and clippings related to Bigger family members, and particularly to her brother Ed Bigger's service in World War I; and autograph pages signed by people living in Fayetteville as well as by Bigger family members and others living elsewhere. Also included is a 1914 postcard addressed to Norma Bigger.
Family papers of Bessie Motley Blair, which were maintained by Blair's daughter, Mary Grace Blair. They include family correspondence, business papers, financial records, photographs, and Mary Grace Blair's genealogy research. Most records pertain to Washington County and Searcy County, Arkansas.
The collection consists of meeting minutes, studies, fundraising materials, and other records related to planning for a fine arts center in Fayetteville in the 1980s, as collected and created by Sarah Burnside, a member of the Fayetteville Fine Arts Center Board. The Board's planning work was a precursor to the establishment of what eventually became the Walton Arts Center.
The collection contains personal correspondence, including letters to Jewell Hughes Bushey from her lifelong friend and colleague, Jobelle Holcombe. There are also pertinent documents and records of Bushey's academic career at the University of Arkansas and Hunter. The photographs are primarily of Jewell Hughes Bushey and her family and they include photographs of the Hughes home in Fayetteville.
The Byroade collection is arranged in four series and consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, slave bills of sale, Civil War papers, wedding and funeral memorabilia, school records, photographs, and business, financial, legal, and political papers.
Land grants, correspondence and other material pertaining to William H. Cardwell's acquisition of lands northwest of Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1849-1860; to the war experiences of his son, Thomas A. Cardwell, on duty in Mississippi as a private in Co. E, 1st Battalion, Arkansas Cavalry, Confederate States Army, 1861-1863; and to the granting of post-war amnesty to his son, Adison F. Cardwell of Washington County, Arkansas, 1866.
This collection contains a manuscript and rough drafts of Maude Coffin's memoirs "Pioneer Days," genealogical information, family papers, photographs, and clippings. Material concerning Fairy Coffin Lynd includes biographical information on her work as a soil scientist. Of special note are late nineteenth and early twentieth century photographs and photographic post cards of St. Paul and Fayetteville.
The collection consists chiefly of paper documents pertaining to the operation of Cooperative Emergency Outreach, including meeting minutes, correspondence, newsletters and financial reports. Subsequent materials include photographs and newspaper clippings.
The ledger of J. L. Cravens and Pressley Smith general store in Fayetteville, Arkansas, contains handwritten business transaction entries as well as an alphabetically arranged name index of customers/clients, from 1872 to 1875.
The collection consists of records created and collected by the Daughters of the American Colonists, Major Brian Pendleton Chapter of Fayetteville, Arkansas, including records related to the state and national societies. Materials include chapter yearbooks, meeting minutes, scrapbooks, photographs, and publications.