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Education -- Arkansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

Arkadelphia Methodist College Student Materials

Identifier: MC 2342
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a school notebook containing essays (including one titled "Arkansas. Its Present Condition, Resources, and Educational Outlook") and book reviews; an Arkadelphia Methodist College report card for M.[?] J.[?] Frankie[?] Turrentine[?], dated 1901; and a clipping of an article titled "A Chat about the Figure."

Dates: 1901, undated

Arkansas Educational Television Network "As We See It..." Videotapes

Identifier: MS Ar4e AETN 377
Scope and Contents

Television film, "As We See It...," produced by WWTW/Chicago Public Television Station in May 1978, for Public Broadcasting System series of 24 half-hour programs on school desegregation. Part I, on Hope High School, Hope Ark., shown by AETN Feb. 16, 1980; another segment, on Little Rock's Central High School, shown by AETN May 25, 1980. 2 U-matic videotapes, without soundtracks.

Dates: 1978

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

Robert Harold Basham Illustrations from A History of Cane Hill College in Arkansas

Identifier: MS B29
Scope and Content Note

Illustrations from A History of Cane Hill College in Arkansas, a 1969 doctoral dissertation by Robert Basham of the University of Arkansas.

Dates: 1969

Virgil T. Blossom Papers

Identifier: MC 1364
Scope and Content Note Papers pertaining to Virgil T. Blossom's career as Superintendent of the Little Rock Public Schools, 1953-1958, especially his role in the desegregation crisis in 1957-58. The papers pertain to the Central High crisis. Blossom became a central figure in the controversy, and he was removed as superintendent in November 1958. He wrote an account of the crisis, published as a series of articles, "The Untold Story of Little Rock," in Saturday Evening Post (May 23 - June 27, 1959) and...
Dates: 1952-1960

Burgin Valley School Register

Identifier: MC 1638
Scope and Content Note

The register includes the name of each student and lists one parent or guardian for each student.

Dates: 1938-1939

Cane Hill College Catalogues

Identifier: MS C16
Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of printed catalogues, "The First Annual Catalogue of the Officers and Students in Cane Hill College, Located at Boonsboro, Washington County, Arkansas, and of the Officers and Students in Cane Hill Female Seminary, Located One Mile South of Boonsboro, Arkansas, for the Collegiate Year 1858-'59" (Fort Smith, 1858); together with, "Catalogue...for the Scholastic Year, 1877-8" (Fayetteville, 1878), and, "Catalogue...for the Scholastic Year 1883-4" (Fayetteville, 1884).

Dates: 1858-1884

Carroll County Arkansas School District Records

Identifier: MS C236
Scope and Content Note

Records of annual and special school meetings, registers of school officers, certificates of school taxes levied, teachers' contracts, registers of teachers employed, reports of district directors, enumeration reports, and other standard form records "required by laws of the state."

Dates: 1879-1895

Daniel M. Davis Scholastic Papers

Identifier: MC 334
Scope and Content Note

Outlines, drafts, and finished essays; notes; examinations; and other papers (including Regulations of AIU; appointment as beneficiary; receipt for fee; and concert, chapel, elocution, and commencement programs) of Daniel M. Davis, a student of the Preparatory Department, Arkansas Industrial University, 1893.

Dates: 1893

Elm Springs Academy, Elm Springs, Arkansas, Broadside

Identifier: MS E61 291
Scope and Content Note

Announcement of curricula, tuition, and board costs, and term schedules for 1888-89 academic year.

Dates: 1888

Nannette Williams Elsass Papers

Identifier: MC 806
Scope and Content Note The papers contain two scrapbooks. Marie Antoinette Purkins's scrapbook details the kindergarten she founded and taught in Hope, Arkansas from 1938-1962. Of special interest is the Christmas photocard of the child William Jefferson (Billy) Blythe III, who later became Arkansas Governor and United States President Bill Clinton. Sophia Delony Purkins's scrapbook documents her husband's death in 1934 and special events in her immediate family. Also included are two travel journals from the...
Dates: 1903-1969

Orval Eugene Faubus Papers

Identifier: MS F27 301 FAUBUS
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, diary, lists, notes, petitions, certificates, clippings, literary manuscripts, legislative bills, scrapbooks, sound recordings, motion picture film, financial, legal, military, and other records created, received, or collected by Faubus (1910-1978) or by staff members of the Arkansas gubernatorial office (1955-1967). Records pertain, for the most part, to the operations (1955-1967) of Arkansas state constitutional and other offices,...
Dates: 1910-1978; Majority of material found within 1939-1974

Leo M. Favrot Papers

Identifier: MC 1138
Scope and Content Note

Mimeographed form letters issued by Leo M. Favrot to black Arkansas teachers concerning a variety of educational topics; mimeographed form letter from Favrot to Arkansas blacks concerning the Arkansas State Fair; mimeographed report form completed by teacher Lizzie Ryles, Hempstead County, Arkansas, and submitted to Favrot concerning black industrial education classes.

Dates: 1913-1915

Archie Washington Ford Scrapbooks

Identifier: MS F75s 436
Scope and Content Note Seventy-three scrapbooks, 16" x 11 1/2" x ca. 2 " each, of mounted clippings, compiled 1953-1978 by members of the staff of Arch Ford, Director of the Arkansas Department of Education from 1953 until his retirement in 1978. The scrapbooks pertain to public school education in Arkansas. The collection also includes two smaller volumes pertaining to Ford's editorial opinion published in the department's Newsmagazine, ca. 1974-1978, and...
Dates: 1953-1978

J. William Fulbright Papers, Second Accession

Identifier: MS F956 144-B
Scope and Content Note The second increment of the J. William Fulbright papers (primarily 1960-1975) comprises approximately nine hundred linear feet of materials and documents the tenure of the Arkansas Democrat in the U.S. House and Senate. The collection consists of constituent, official, and personal correspondence, memoranda, legislative bills, speeches, photographs, and other records related to the political, governmental, and diplomatic interests and activities of the senator. An important component of the...
Dates: 1940-1975; Majority of material found within 1960-1975

Walter S. Gifford Scrapbook

Identifier: MC 2663
Content Description The collection consists of a scrapbook that belonged to Walter S. Gifford; it contains photographs of an October 1940 General Education Board trip to Arkansas, including images of the Lake View and Plum Bayou resettlement projects. Photographs from the Education Board trip to Arkansas include images of an unidentified “one teacher school”; Stony Point School (Washington County); Cave Springs; “No. 15, The least profitable boiler producing farm”; the Plum Bayou resettlement...
Dates: 1938-1944

Lois DuPree Henry Memoir

Identifier: MC 1621
Scope and Content Note

The collection includes both a bound and an unbound copy of Henry's memoir. The unbound memoir includes an introduction by her son, Thomas Henry. The bound copy includes a compact disc which contains a family tree, electronic copies of the memoir and 275 photographs.

Dates: ca. 1983-2004

Morriss M. Henry Papers

Identifier: MC 542
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence, speeches, legislative papers, press releases, bills, reference material, photographs, and clippings from Henry's political career.

Dates: 1970-1985

Jack E. Hill Papers

Identifier: MC 1968

The Jack Hill Papers consist of videos, correspondence, financial records, grant reports, scripts, and research materials from Hill's life and career.

Dates: 1945-2013

Elizabeth Paisley Huckaby Records Pertaining to the Integration of Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas

Identifier: MC 428
Scope and Content Note The journals, correspondence, notes, school bulletins, memoranda, reports, interview transcripts, programs, school handbook, school directories and other material in this collection were created or collected by Mrs. Huckaby in the course of her administrative duties or as the result of her personal experiences during the academic year 1957-1958. The collection also contains two drafts, rough and revised, of Huckaby's book, Crisis At Central High: Little...
Dates: 1957-1963

William H. Hughes Papers

Identifier: MC 1088
Scope and Content Note

The collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, newspaper and magazine articles, publications, brochures, pamphlets, school notebooks, and other papers.

Dates: ca 1871-1971

Mary Hannah Johnston Morrow Papers

Identifier: MS M834 320
Scope and Content Note Dardanelle resident Mary Hannah (Mollie) Johnston Morrow's diary, school essays and related material. The diary is written in several sections; beginning on sheets of loose paper, continued in the back of a bound sales journal, and completed on sheets of loose paper, it comprehends the period June 1, 1864 to November 3, 1866. The bound volume contains, in addition to the diary entries, a record of daily sales, from March 5, 1864 to April 10, 1864, for an unidentified general mercantile...
Dates: 1862-1876; Majority of material found within 1862-1869

Sara Alderman Murphy Papers Addendum

Identifier: MC 1253
Scope and Content Note

The papers, accumulated by Sara Murphy, pertain to her professional and political activities, and consist of correspondence, press releases, promotional/publicity material, reports, pamphlets and brochures, newsletters, programs and announcements, speeches/presentation papers, newspaper and magazine clippings, miscellaneous published and unpublished material, handwritten notes, and several photographs featuring Sara Murphy.

Dates: 1960s-1990s

Sarah Alderman Murphy Papers

Identifier: MC 1321
Scope and Content Note This collection is a combination of papers accumulated by Murphy during her years as an activist and materials used in writing her book. Among the latter are the papers of Billie Wilson, a former member of WEC. Wilson gave Murphy her papers, which included correspondence, pamphlets, and press clippings, to aid in the writing of Breaking the Silence. Because of the overlapping subject matter in Murphy's and Wilson's papers, Wilson's materials have been...
Dates: 1950-1994

Northwest Arkansas Schoolmasters Club Records

Identifier: MC 1700
Scope and Contents

The collection contains meeting minutes, agendas, member lists, financial records, a constitution, and other organizational records of the Northwest Arkansas Schoolmasters Club and of its predecessor, the Washington County Schoolmasters' Club.

Dates: 1934-1978