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Fayetteville (Ark.)

Subject Source: Naf

Found in 77 Collections and/or Records:

112 Fletcher Avenue Materials

Identifier: MC 2238
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: ca 1912-2016

Arkansas University. University High School Scrapbooks

Identifier: MS Ar42s 418
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: 1975

Ida G. Barr Scrapbook

Identifier: MC 619
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: ca 1896-1906

Charles L. von Berg Photographs

Identifier: MC 863
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: 1900-1937

Jewell Hughes Bushey Papers

Identifier: MC 1064
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: 1910-1978

Cora Pinkley Call Papers

Identifier: MC 727
Scope and Content Note This collection contains manuscripts, essays, poems, drafts, notes, photographs, genealogical information, and clippings that Call wrote or used for her research and writings. Broadsides are also included in this collection. A significant portion of the collection is comprised of manuscript drafts of her writings. Of special note are her personal and nature diaries, late nineteenth century photographs of Eureka Springs and Fayetteville (Washington County), and a scrapbook of Eureka Springs...
Dates: 1885-1977

William Harper Cardwell Papers

Identifier: MS C18
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: 1854-1866

Center Street Church of Christ Records

Identifier: MC 873
Scope and Content Note The records include an incomplete set of minutes (1897-1949), directories (1902-1968), Bible school records (1906-1942), and bulletins (1944-1986).
Dates: 1897-1986

City Grocery Record Book

Identifier: MC 558
Scope and Content Note Record book of transactions of the City Grocery, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1906-1908, including inventory of goods and fixtures, 4 May 1908. 1 volume, 270 pages.
Dates: 1906-1908

Joe Marsh Clark Trail Album

Identifier: MC 1536
Scope and Content Note Judith Woltjen, a member of the Highlands Chapter of the Ozark Society, was a leader in the construction of the Clark hiking trail. In 2004 she assembled an album including correspondence documenting the chapter’s negotiations with the City of Fayetteville, photographs of the trail and of the dedication, maps, and other materials pertaining to the establishment of the trail. Also included is a sheet of biographical data on the Clarks. The album contains nineteen color photographs of...
Dates: 1995-2004

Maude K. Coffin and Fairy Coffin Lynd Papers

Identifier: MC 915
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: 1860-1988

Cooperative Emergency Outreach Records

Identifier: MC 1770
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: 1989-2007

Cravens and Smith Ledger

Identifier: MC 1417
Scope and Content Note 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.
Dates: 1872-1875

Rebecca Stirman Davidson Papers

Identifier: MC 541
Scope and Content Note The Rebecca Stirman Davidson Papers have been divided into two series. Series 1 contains letters, clippings, and a photograph pertaining to Rebecca, her brother Ras, and her husbands James Trott and Benjamin Davidson. Of particular interest in this series are the letters of Ras Stirman to his sister during the Civil War, describing his combat experiences at Wilson's Creek and Corinth, Mississippi. Most of these letters have been published by Pat Carr in In Fine...
Dates: 1860-1958

Samuel W. Davies Historical Sketches

Identifier: MS D28
Scope and Content Note Sermon preached by the Reverend Mr. Davies in January, 1884, summarizing the history of Fayetteville Presbyterian (U. S.) Church from its organization in 1873, together with other historical and biographical sketches pertaining to the history of the congregation and to the life and ministry of Davies, its pastor from 1874 until his retirement in 1902.
Dates: 1884; 1921

James and Belle Dinwiddie Architectural Drawings

Identifier: MC 924
Scope and Content Note The papers contain twenty-one sets of drawings. James Dinwiddie's drawings encompass sets 1-10, while Belle Dinwiddie's drawings encompass sets 11-19. Drawings of Haralson and Nelson Architects of Fort Smith comprise set 20; they were discovered with the Dinwiddie drawings, but their connection with them, if any, is unknown. Set 21 is a collection of unidentified drawings, possibly those of Belle Dinwiddie. Some of the sets contain general specifications and other papers. Numbers in brackets...
Dates: 1926-1956

Excelsior White Lime Company

Identifier: MC 992
Scope and Content Note Book of business transactions of the Excelsior White Lime Company of Fayetteville, Arkansas. Donated by Wasington County Judge Charles A. Johnson.
Dates: 1907-1910

Far West Chapter of the Royal Arch Masons Records

Identifier: MC 996
Scope and Content Note Membership application, financial reports, dues reports, and membership list of the Far West Chapter of the Royal Arch Masons, Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Dates: 1913-1919

Fayetteville, Ark. Freemasons Speech

Identifier: MS F878
Scope and Content Note Oration delivered on the 100th anniversary of the founding of Washington Lodge #1, Free and Accepted Masons, Fayetteville.
Dates: 1935

Fayetteville Business and Professional Women's Club Scrapbooks

Identifier: MC 883
Scope and Content Note The scrapbooks were created by the Fayetteville chapter in order to document the activities of the club. They include newspaper clippings, photographs, and programs pertaining primarily to local club events, but state, regional, and national Business and Professional Women's Club affairs are also included. Scrapbooks for May 1946 - Dec 1964 are missing.
Dates: 1929 - 1984

Fayetteville Business College Fan

Identifier: MC 1500
Scope and Content Note Color-printed cardboard fan bearing an advertisement for the Fayetteville Business College. The fan is vase-shaped, with the handle an integral part of the fan and reinforced by an overlay of brown cardboard. On the face of the fan is an image of a daydreaming schoolboy seated at his desk. His daydreams include images of Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. The verso of the fan contains a promotional message "Compliments of Fayetteville Business College, 'The School You'll Like.'"
Dates: ca 1940

Fayetteville City Council Minute Book

Identifier: MC 1420
Scope and Content Note The ledger contains handwritten minutes of the Council meetings from April 11, 1883 to December 12, 1887.
Dates: 1883-1887

Fayetteville City Hospital Auxiliary

Identifier: MC 1308
Scope and Content Note The record book contains Constitution, By-laws, and minutes of the Fayetteville City Hospital Auxiliary, 1909-1916; roll of members 1912-1913; expense report 1909; inlaid typed explanatory note by Elizabeth D. Ellis; and undated newspaper clipping reporting about the first six-month City Hospital's operation.
Dates: 1909-1916

Fayetteville Evergreen Cemetery Association Records

Identifier: MC 926
Scope and Content Note The records of the Fayetteville Evergreen Cemetery Association include five ledgers containing financial information, names of lot owners, and minutes of meetings. The records also include correspondence and other papers kept by association secretary Vera Hall, deeds to cemetery property, lot owner deeds, and maps.
Dates: 1885-1988

Fayetteville Friends Meeting Materials

Identifier: MC 1682
Scope and Content Note This collection includes meeting minutes, annual "State of the Meeting" reports, attendance records, and other documentation concerning the Fayetteville Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends.

Materials will be added to the collection as new materials are received, so researchers are encouraged to consult the collection for any additions.
Dates: 1982-2019