Sebastian County (Ark.)
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Seven sets of aerial photographs created by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department, representing the counties of Sebastian, Washington, Crawford, Garland, Grant, Hot Springs, and Saline. The photographs are 10" x 10" black-and-white photographic prints, providing coverage at a scale of 1:20,000.
Six-page letter, dated at Billingsley P.O., Arkansas, June 26, 1876 and addressed to "The committee appointed to collect historical matter for the centennial celebration...at Fort Smith...." Letter pertains to the history of Sebastian County, Arkansas and to pioneer life in the state from 1814.
Material pertaining to the life of William J. Hamilton, Arkansas student, teacher, lawyer, and merchant, especially to his years as a student at Arkansas Industrial University, 1889-1894. The memoirs also relate, in part, to the history of Hartford, Arkansas, to Hamilton's daughter, Nell Lucille Hamilton Trotter, and to other members of the Hamilton-Gryder-York-Dean-Trotter families.
The collection, created by Horace Paul Bryan, consists of photocopies of various newspaper and magazine articles written by Bryan and/or about agriculture, coal mining, sea life, labor, and local history.
Record of plantation and commissary accounts maintained by Mabry at Iuka, Mississippi, January 3, 1882 to January 10, 1884, and in Sebastian County, Arkansas, June 1, 1889 to May 5, 1893.
Plat surveys of a part of T6N, R32W, drawn and annotated by County Surveyor John R. Smoot, April 7, 1870 (1 L. folded); two plat surveys of a part of T8N, R32W, drawn by surveyor J.K. Birnbaum, November 11, 1881 (1 L.) and December 1, 1886 (2 L.), the former indicating intersection of Van Buren Road and Little Rock & Fort Smith Railroad.
Bound volume of township plats and tables, with occasional notes and architectural drawings, pertaining to history of land ownership in Sebastian County. 1 volume (17" x 14 1/4" x 1"), 92 pages.
Small broadside listing the Reverend Wesley Smith's accomplishments ("laboring since Jan. 1st among the Sac & Fox Indians, west of the Creek Nation"), asking for donations. Penciled note at bottom of broadside probably by dealer.