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Political campaigns -- Arkansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Arkansas Archives of Public Communication

Identifier: MC 942
Scope and Content Note A substantial portion of the Archives, including 36 folders, 65 audiotapes, and 29 videotapes, pertains to the career of Bill Clinton. These materials date primarily from 1974 to 1986, and include items from his campaigns to be elected representative to Congress, state attorney general, and governor of Arkansas. These items include campaign flyers, posters, bumper stickers, and pins, as well as the texts of speeches and letters. Of interest are several exploratory polls that aided Clinton in...
Dates: 1890-1996

T.H. Barton Papers

Identifier: MC 1541
Scope and Content Note

The Barton papers detail his Democratic senate primary race in 1944, which he lost to J.W. Fulbright. This collection contains correspondence, materials, newspaper clippings, and lists.

Dates: 1944

Sam Boyce Papers

Identifier: MC 1643
Scope and Content Note The Sam Boyce Papers consist primarily of materials related to his political career, especially his campaign for Attorney General of Arkansas in 1962; his campaign for Prosecuting Attorney of the Third Judicial District in Arkansas in 1964; his campaign for Governor of Arkansas in 1966; and his campaign for Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas in 1993. Other materials pertain to his activities as Assistant Attorney General of Arkansas in 1961 to 1962, and his involvement with the Young Democratic...
Dates: 1950-2013

Maurice "Footsie" Britt Collection

Identifier: MC 1238
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal and professional papers of University of Arkansas athlete, World War II officer, and politician Maurice "Footsie" Britt. Materials include scrapbooks, photograph albums, speeches, printed materials, photographs, film, audio and video cassettes, and awards collected by Britt over his sports, military, and political careers. Included are albums assembled by Britt's mother, Virgie; photographs of Britt during World War II and his subsequent acceptance of...
Dates: circa 1890-2021

Dale Bumpers Papers

Identifier: MC 1490
Scope and Content Note

Materials include biographical information, correspondence, legislative and committee materials (Appropriations, Energy and Natural Resources, and Small Business committees). Additionally, the collection includes materials concerning personal and office records, speeches and voting records, photographs, posters, audio visual materials, and ephemera.

Dates: 1886-2011

Burrow Family Materials

Identifier: MC 1996
Scope and Content Note Materials in this collection were collected by Margaret Whillock (1935- ), her grandmother, Hattie McClure Gilbert Burrow, and her aunt, Sallie Landis Burrow (1888-1964).Materials relate to the Burrows family; the Civil War in Tennessee; slavery; the Republican Party; and political campaigns in Arkansas, circa 1904-1926.Materials include correspondence; family histories and genealogical notes; obituaries; awards and certificates; financial documents; speeches;...
Dates: circa 1825-1966

D. H. Creekmore Broadside

Identifier: MS C86
Scope and Content Note

Political handbill, published at Van Buren, Arkansas, pertaining to Creekmore's candidacy for election to office of Crawford County judge.

Dates: circa 1874

Kenneth C. Danforth Papers

Identifier: MC 1923
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of records related to the professional career of journalist Kenneth C. Danforth, as well as Arkansas-related materials collected by Danforth. Materials include copies of Danforth's writings; resumes; photographs taken by Danforth of David Pryor's 1976 gubernatorial campaign; and an Arkansas Sesquicentennial souvenir packet containing reproductions of historic photographs of El Dorado.

Dates: circa 1957-2011

Davis Family Materials

Identifier: MC 1813
Scope and Content Note

This collection includes genealogical materials, correspondence, legal materials, election materials, awards and certificates.

Dates: 1878-1970

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

Orval Eugene Faubus Papers Addendum

Identifier: MC 922
Scope and Content Note This collection is essentially a continuation of the Orval Eugene Faubus Papers, 1910...(1939-74)-1978 (MS/F27/301/FAUBUS). Materials in this collection pertain primarily to the life of Orval Faubus following his six terms as governor of Arkansas. Included are items pertaining to his marriage to Elizabeth (Beth) Drake Thompson Westmoreland (1969); his adoption of her daughter, Kim Elizabeth, and son, Frederick ("Ric" or "Ricci") King (1971); Beth's death (1983); and his marriage to Janice...
Dates: 1928-1994

J. William Fulbright Post-Senatorial Papers

Identifier: MS F956 144-C
Scope and Content Note

Papers associated with Fulbright's activities and interests from 1975-1994.

Dates: 1943-1994

John Wellington Grabiel Political Papers

Identifier: MS G752 259
Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, newspapers, clippings, speeches, broadsides and other material pertaining to the political career of John Wellington Grabiel, the Ohio-born attorney of Fayetteville, Arkansas, who, in 1922 and 1924, was Republican candidate for governor of Arkansas.

Dates: 1916-1928

C. G. "Crip" Hall Campaign Folder

Identifier: MC 675
Scope and Content Note

Printed ("Typographical Union Label, Fort Smith, Ark." on front) brochure, folded to 4 pages, for the reelection of C. G. "Crip" Hall as Arkansas Secretary of State. Includes halftones of Hall and many views of Capitol.

Dates: circa 1938

John Paul Hammerschmidt Papers

Identifier: MC 1230
Scope and Content Note

The collection is divided into twenty-one series. Materials include biographical data, correspondence, legislative and committee materials, personal and office financial records, speeches, press releases, posters, audio and video tapes, and ephemera.

Dates: 1964-2009

Carole L. Harter Papers

Identifier: MC 2311
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of materials regarding the political activities of Carole L. Harter (Carole Westby at the time of her campaigns), particularly her 2006 run for Arkansas House District 98 seat and her 2008 run for Benton County Justice of the Peace District 10. Materials include correspondence, press coverage, speeches, polling and voting results, and district maps.

Dates: 2006-2009

Lawrence Brooks Hays Papers

Identifier: MS H334p
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, diaries, notes, literary manuscripts, reports, speeches, clippings, political campaign materials, academic records, business and legal documents, clippings, photographs, sound recordings and other materials pertaining to the life and career of Lawrence Brooks Hays, an Arkansas lawyer, politician, legislator, government official, educator, social worker, author, and civic and religious leader. Records, most of which date from 1915 to 1972, pertain to Hays'...
Dates: circa 1844-1978; Majority of material found within 1915-1972

Tom A. Hill Campaign Leaflet

Identifier: MC 662
Scope and Content Note

Printed leaflet, folded to 4 pp, giving record and qualifications of Tom A. Hill, candidate for Lieutenant Governor. Includes "Typographical Union Labor, Pine Bluff," logo and halftone of Hill.

Dates: 1928

George H. Holmes Papers

Identifier: MC 2064
Scope and Content Note

This collection includes letters written by George Henry Holmes to his mother, Francis Henry Holmes, while he was a student at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (1910-1912) and his typed and handwritten poems written between 1943 and 1951. The collection also includes a letter from P.G. Holmes to his wife, Martha, and a political brochure from George Holmes’ re-election campaign for the Tenth Judicial District of Arkansas prosecuting attorney.

Dates: 1908-1951

John Sebastian Little Papers

Identifier: MC 1517
Scope and Content Note

Papers include extensive correspondence relating to Little’s campaign for governor, handbills, receipts, copies of his speeches and miscellaneous material. Microfilmed materials are the papers of John Sebastian Little (1851-1916) donated to the Arkansas History Commission by Mrs. Tom Vertrees, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1964.

Dates: 1904-1906

Brose Masingill Leaflet

Identifier: MC 687
Scope and Content Note

Printed leaflet, folded to 4 pages (union label on p. 4), urging votes for Brose Masingill (against Dwight Blackwood for State Highway Commissioner) and "good roads with­out bonds."

Dates: 1926

Ann Askew McCoy Papers

Identifier: MC 1975
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials documenting the professional activities and life of Ann Askew McCoy, with a focus on her work in the gubernatorial and presidential administrations of Bill Clinton. Materials include correspondence, campaign materials, photographs, scrapbooks, schedules, menus, clippings, and memorabilia. Correspondents include Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton; Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen; Japanese Ambassador Kunihiko Saito and Aito Saiko; and Lieutenant...
Dates: 1943-2022

Sidney S. McMath Papers

Identifier: MC 899
Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence, law material, speeches, papers, photographs, tape recordings, awards, certificates, and clippings from McMath's political and military careers, as well as his personal life. The papers also contained broadsides, which have been removed to the broadside collection.

Dates: circa 1880-1989

Sidney S. McMath Papers Addendum

Identifier: MC 899a
Scope and Content Note Materials include correspondence and other personal papers; photographs and negatives; artifacts; scrapbooks; and oversize materials. Correspondence and personal papers include materials related to the political career and personal life of Sid McMath, as well as Anne McMath materials. Among the Anne McMath materials are notes related to her research on the first ladies of Arkansas. Photographs include items from Sid McMath's service in World...
Dates: 1912-2003

Thomas Chipman McRae IV Papers

Identifier: MC 1325
Scope and Content Note The collection consists of McRae’s personal and professional papers. Materials relate to McRae’s tenure with the Office of Equal Opportunity, the Model Cities Program, and the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation. Materials also relate to the Arkansas constitutional convention of 1979-1980 and McRae’s campaign for governor and lieutenant governor. Also included are items related to the Ozark Society’s trips to Nepal in 1979 and Mt. Everest in 1989. The collection includes speeches made by...
Dates: 1961-2004