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Fayetteville (Ark.)

Subject Source: Naf

Found in 126 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

Nancy Kay Allen Materials

Identifier: MC 2574
Content Description

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.

Dates: circa 1955-2020

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

Bob and Patty Besom Collection

Identifier: MC 1758
Scope and Content Note The collection contains Arkansas historical materials collected by Bob and Patty Besom. Series I, The University of Arkansas News Bureau files, contains a variety of material focused on contemporary University activities. Included are printed, typed, or hand-written press releases, communications from faculty, staff and media, newspaper clippings, research material, and drafts of stories. Series II, Union Saw Mill Material, contains materials pertaining to the Union Saw Mill...
Dates: circa 1759-2019

Bessie Motley Blair Family Papers

Identifier: MC 2534
Content Description

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.

Dates: circa 1909-2000

Sarah Burnside Papers Relating to the Fayetteville Arts Center Board

Identifier: MC 1534
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1982-1994

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

Mary Virginia Vincenheller Byroade Papers

Identifier: MC 634
Scope and Content Note

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.

Dates: 1830-1949

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...
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

COVID-19 Web Archive Collection

Identifier: MC 2558
Content Description Web archive collection created by Special Collections staff using the Archive-It software to capture websites with content related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Collecting was conducted in two major topic areas, the impact of COVID-19 on the Northwest Arkansas region and the impact of COVID-19 on international educational exchange. Sites captured include those of government organizations and officials; community and service organizations; artists and arts organizations; restaurants, grocery...
Dates: 2020-2022

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

Daughters of the American Colonists, Major Brian Pendleton Chapter Records

Identifier: MC 2015
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1927-2012

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

Jake Drake Baseball Scrapbooks

Identifier: MC 2217
Content Description

The collection contains seven scrapbooks of materials relating to Jake Drake's baseball career, including with the Springfield (Mo.) Cardinals, the Fayetteville (Ark.) Merchants, and the Fayetteville (Ark.) Chicks. Six scrapbooks primarily contain clippings, but also include some fliers, posters, and a certificate. One scrapbook primarily contains photographs of baseball as well as of Drake's friends and family.

Dates: circa 1937-1982

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