Benton County (Ark.)
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Positive photocopies of original documents held by the Benton County Archives. Court records showing a call for local Justice of the Peace officers to ratify secession in 1861 and to allocate money to support a home guard unit. 7 legal-size sheets.
Mounted clippings, constitution and by-laws, membership rolls, correspondence, memoranda and other manuscript, typescript, and printed material pertaining to affairs of and interests of Society and its members.
The papers consist of correspondence, documents, genealogical material, and images related to the family of David Compton, Sr. (1850-1923) and his wife, Mary Eyre Haller Compton (1851-1934) as well as their sons, David Compton, Jr. (1885-1959) and William Eyre Compton (1890-1981). There is also documentation concerning the lives of Neil Ernest Compton (1912-1999) and his wife Laurene Putman Compton (1916-1991).
Land sale indenture for purchasers A.D. Tenney, John Murphy, and Wilson [or Milton] Vale, trustees of the Harmonial Vegetarian Society of Harmony Springs (Benton County), Arkansas, and sellers James E. and Martha Spencer. Manuscript copy of an entry in Benton County Deed Book "E," pp. 340-341, probably prepared by Justice of the Peace P.V. Rhea.
This collection consists of documents pertaining to various activities and facts of Benton County, Arkansas including a hand drawn survey map of Pea Ridge, Arkansas, a postcard from Korea, a group of warrants from Bentonville, Arkansas, and an extradition order issued by the state of Arkansas.
31 items. Photocopies of notes pertaining to George Dunbar and the Spanish Treasure Cave near Gravette (Benton County), 1908-1985. Includes two photographs of Dunbar and an oral history transcript of Gravette, Benton County residents. Collection also includes broadsides advertising an Elkins picnic (circa 1938) and Tontitown Grape Festival (circa 1975).