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Journalists -- Arkansas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

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

Robert R. Douglas Papers

Identifier: MC 1472
Scope and Contents The collection contains the personal and professional papers of journalist and educator Robert R. Douglas; the bulk of the materials relate to his work at the Arkansas Gazette, his work as Chair of the Journalism Department at the University of Arkansas, or to his interest and involvement in legal cases related to libel, defamation, and freedom of the press.Collection materials include correspondence, clippings, legal documents, writings by Douglas...
Dates: 1940-2001

George C. Douthit Papers

Identifier: MC 800
Scope and Content Note

The bulk of the collection is the negative and print files of George C. Douthit, as he originally arranged them. Typescripts and clippings kept by Douthit and his wife are also included.

Dates: ca 1938-1980s

Maud Dunlap Duncan Materials

Identifier: MC 1560
Scope and Content Note

Materials include correspondence, deeds, mortgages, financial papers, artifacts, and photographs.

Dates: 1886-1954, undated

Isabel France Papers

Identifier: MC 1407
Scope and Content Note The collection contains professional, personal, and family correspondence. Correspondents include Booth Campbell, Orval Faubus, Walter J. Lemke, Rosa Zagnoni Marinoni, Sid McMath, Vance Randolph, Otto E. Rayburn, and others. The collection further contains personal papers; photographs; newspaper clippings of France's column Hills of Home (ca 1936-1961) as well as its manuscript and typewritten form; newspaper clippings of her column Shepherds Springs (ca...
Dates: 1906-1963

Margaret Frick Materials

Identifier: MC 1774
Scope and Content Note

Materials include correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1920-2000

Clay Fulks Papers

Identifier: MC 1473
Scope and Content Note The first group of materials pertains to Clay Fulks and his family. Biographical materials consist primarily of newspaper clippings, which include information on the Arkansas Socialist Party. The FBI report contains documents released to Stephen Smith relating to the investigation of Clay Fulks from 1941 to 1952. Fulkss newspaper writings include columns, news features, and letters to the editor. Among them is an article on Arkansas entrepreneur Harvey Couch (1932). His writings also include...
Dates: 1909-2002

Erwin Charles Funk Papers

Identifier: MC 37
Scope and Content Note

The material consists mainly of scrapbooks (including binders used as scrapbooks) containing newspaper clippings of articles pertaining to Funk's activities or written by him. In addition, a number of binders contain typed letters, speeches, articles, and essays, including an autobiography up to World War II. There are also a number of loose clippings, letters, articles, and Arkansas Press Association papers.

Dates: 1903-1959

Marguerite Gilstrap Papers

Identifier: MC 844
Scope and Content Note The collection consists mainly of biographical information, correspondence, memoranda, typescripts of articles, broadcast scripts, speeches, and magazine and newspaper articles, the majority of which were written or edited by Gilstrap during her career with the United states Department of Agriculture. Other materials in the collection include memorabilia from the Women's National Press Club Annual Dinner and stunt parties, clippings about Gov. Orval E. Faubus during the Central High crisis...
Dates: 1918-1988

Marguerite Gilstrap Papers Addendum

Identifier: MC 844a
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of diaries and reminiscences from 1920s-1990s. Much of the collection is personal correspondence and correspondence concerning Gilstrap's involvement with the Arkansas Department of Agriculture. Also included in the collection, is Gilstrap's family genealogy materials, several family photographs.

Materials include correspondence, diaries, newspaper clippings, photographs, and audio visual materials.

Dates: 1912-1998

William J. Good Materials

Identifier: MC 1772
Scope and Content Note

The collection contains writings by Good, program bulletins, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1936-1964

Harlan Hobbs Papers

Identifier: MC 1356
Scope and Content Note The collection includes significant materials pertaining to celebrities such as Bob Burns, Chester Lauck, Gail Patrick, and others. Also, significant materials pertain to the relationship between President Dwight D. Eisenhower and Kevin McCann. Materials pertaining to Dr. Thomas Dooley, famed for his volunteer work in Laos and co-founder of MEDICO, the Medical International Cooperation Organization, include items related to his visit to Winnetka, Illinois, in 1959, as well as efforts to...
Dates: 1926-2002

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

Walter John Lemke Papers

Identifier: MS L541
Scope and Content Note Correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, maps, bulletins, newspapers and other material created, received or collected by journalist-columnist- collector Lemke, University of Arkansas professor of journalism 1928-1956. Material, most of which dates from 1928 to 1968, pertains to Lemke's professional and academic career and interests, especially as regards his newspaper columns and publications; the Arkansas press; the journalism of World War II; the publications of "Uncle Walt's...
Dates: 1821-1969

Robert S. McCord Papers

Identifier: MC 1821
Scope and Contents The collection contains the professional papers of Arkansas journalist Robert S. McCord. The bulk of the collection consists of McCord's subject files, which often include correspondence, clippings, notes, and other research materials related to subjects of his articles and columns. Correspondents include businessman Sam Walton, historian John Kirk, and politicians such as President Richard Nixon, U.S. Representative Beryl Anthony, and Vermont Governor Richard A. Snelling. While subject...
Dates: 1947-2007

Zillah Cross Peel Papers

Identifier: MC 781
Scope and Content Note

Most of the materials in this collection are newspaper clippings, manuscript articles, and family photographs. Some correspondence, chiefly between Zillah and her publishers, is also included.

Dates: 1898-1980

James O. Powell Papers

Identifier: MC 1313
Scope and Content Note

The collection includes correspondence, memoranda, announcements, brochures, bulletins, newspaper and magazine clippings, pamphlets, photographs, programs, speeches, travel itineraries, and other materials associated with Powell's career as a journalist, primarily with the Arkansas Gazette.

Dates: circa 1949-1997

Wesley Pruden Papers

Identifier: MC 2453

The Wesley Pruden Papers pertain to the personal life and career of Washington Times editor Wesley Pruden, Jr.

Dates: 1930-2019

Roy Reed Papers

Identifier: MC 1083
Scope and Content Note The collection comprises personal, academic and professional/research records. The personal records consist mostly of correspondence and files pertaining to Reed’s studies at Harvard University. The academic records pertain to the classes taught by Reed, such as classroom lecture notes, syllabi, tests, newspaper and magazine articles, typescripts, and other classroom items created and collected by him. The professional/research records contain subject files that concern primarily Reed’s...
Dates: 1950-1998

Margaret Smith Ross Papers

Identifier: MC 1587
Scope and Content Note Materials include correspondence, court documents, scrapbooks, diaries, physician appointment books, photographs, drawings, etc. An avid collector of Arkansas-related historical materials, Margaret Smith Ross assembled a collection that includes her personal papers, historical and genealogical research materials, and the original records of the Pulaski County Circuit Court dating from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Her personal papers include correspondence,...
Dates: 1813-2002

Hardy "Spider" Rowland Papers

Identifier: MC 458
Scope and Content Note Papers and scrapbooks concerning the Arkansas Gazette newspaper columnist, Hardy "Spider" Rowland. The papers consist of correspondence, scrapbooks and memorabilia, as well as notes about Rowland which his son Ray Rowland, collected while researching a biography of his father. A notable segment of the correspondence is contained in Folder 1, which includes material concerning alleged attempts by Little Rock's two leading newspapers to violate section 7a of the National Recovery...
Dates: 1934-1952

Charlotte and Melvin Schexnayder Papers

Identifier: MC 1944

The Charlotte and Melvin Schexnayder Papers consist of the personal and professional papers of journalists Melvin and Charlotte Schexnayder; the bulk pertain to Charlotte Schexnayder, who also served as an Arkansas state representative.

Dates: 1939-2013

Dorothy D. Stuck Papers

Identifier: MC 2088
Scope and Content Note

This collection includes documents, newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, and memorabilia relating to the life and work of Dorothy Davis Stuck. The materials emphasize her personal and professional accomplishments in the fields of civil rights, politics, and small business, and include draft manuscripts of her published works. The collection also includes documents relating to her family history and her brother Floyd H. Davis’s military service.

Dates: circa 1900-2019; Majority of material found within 1940-2000

John F. Wells Papers

Identifier: MC 791
Scope and Content Note Series 1, Biographical Materials, includes samples of essays written by John Wells when attending the University of Arkansas in the early 1920s, newspaper essays written by Wells that were primarily autobiographical, newspaper clippings which feature Wells and his career as the subject, correspondence pertaining to Wells personally and the operation of his newspaper, and research materials for articles Wells planned to write or collected out of general interest. Series 2, Jovejoy Award...
Dates: 1923-1983