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Benton County (Ark.)

Subject Source: Naf

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Benton County Court Records

Identifier: MC 1577
Scope and Content Note

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.

Dates: 1861-1869

Benton County Horticultural Society Scrapbook

Identifier: q MS B45
Scope and Content Note

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.

Dates: 1893-1912

Benton County Justice of the Peace Court Dockets

Identifier: MC 20
Scope and Content Note

Benton County Justice of Peace court dockets in bound volumes, August 31, 1921-December 30, 1922; January 31, 1925-January 17, 1939.

Dates: 1921-1939

Berry, Dickinson, Peel Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1372
Scope and Content Note The materials in this collection are primarily items collected by Ruth Dickinson Berry (1880-1973) and her daughter, Mary Berry Preston (1914-1997). The materials in the Berry, Dickinson, Peel Family Papers (1833-1977) are a diverse accumulation of records which include family correspondence; political, legal, and financial documents; school records; scrapbooks, albums, and notebooks; greeting cards; clipping files; notes for newspaper articles; records of institutions, clubs,...
Dates: 1830-1977; Majority of material found within 1890-1960

Hugh D. Britt Papers

Identifier: MC 834
Scope and Content Note

Business cards, clippings, and two memoirs.

Dates: 1949-1952

Compton Family Papers

Identifier: MC 1453
Scope and Content Note

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).

Dates: 1807-1980

Neil Compton Recordings

Identifier: MC 2043
Content Description The collection consists of 22 CDs containing recordings of Arkansas environmentalist and physician Neil Compton, primarily of Compton narrating his travel through the Ozarks and nearby areas and responding to questions from Kay Schroeder, who created the recordings. Content includes historical narratives; anecdotes; geographic, geologic, and botanical descriptions; and folk songs. In some cases, Compton's daughter, Ellen Compton, is also present on the recordings. The collection also...
Dates: circa 1992-1995

Harmonial Vegetarian Society Land Sale Indenture

Identifier: MC 1111
Scope and Content Note

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.

Dates: 1860

James H. Langston Papers

Identifier: MC 1319
Scope and Content Note

Collection contains 90 pages of manuscript diary entries, commonplace notes, and penmanship exercises; two letters dated 1857; manuscript poems, and genealogical notes.

Dates: 1855-1857

Mary P. Marquess Papers

Identifier: MC 1276
Scope and Content Note

The collection includes genealogical research, family photographs, and other materials compiled by Mary Marquess that relate to the Peel and Berry families of Arkansas.

Dates: ca 1880-1996

Sara Frances Cole McComb Collection

Identifier: MS M134
Scope and Content Note

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.

Dates: 1881-1883; 1887

Robert Myers Collection

Identifier: MC 925
Scope and Content Note

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).

Dates: 1908-1985

Order of the Eastern Star, Illinois Chapter No. 103 Materials

Identifier: MC 1731
Content Description The collection primarily consists of loose ledger pages, circa 1889-1899, that include meeting minutes, committee reports, and membership lists of the Order of the Eastern Star, Illinois Chapter No. 103 (Robinson, Ark.).Also included is a historical overview of the Robinson, Ark. community and Order of the Eastern Star, Illinois Chapter and/or community members including Daniel Lanning Bruner, Penelope Jane Bruner, John Newton McCoy, John and Caroline Crabtree, Sarah (Sallie)...
Dates: circa 1889-1990

John Wilson Peel Papers

Identifier: MC 927
Scope and Content Note

Letters and genealogy notes pertaining to the John Wilson Peel family of Benton County, Arkansas.

Dates: 1862-1875

Joseph Robinson Rutherford Papers

Identifier: MS R993 450 Rutherford
Scope and Content Note MS, PrMS, PR, TS Correspondence, legal documents, military forms, receipts, promissory notes, and other items comprise Joseph Robinson Rutherford's papers. The papers pertain to family concerns; Company "A", Arkansas Home Guard Militia; carming, the sale of Seth Thomas clocks, and other business interests. Upon moving from Tennessee to Benton County, Arkansas in 1851, Joseph Robinson Rutherford began a varied career as farmer, businessman, politician and...
Dates: 1839-1914

Maggie Aldridge Smith Collection Addendum

Identifier: MC 6b
Scope and Content Note Materials include poetry, articles, and books written by Maggie Smith. Also included is correspondence by Smith and her extended family, and newspaper clippings pertaining to Smith and topics of interest. Genealogical materials pertain to relations of Smith, including the Aldridge, Chastain, and Sager families, as well as efforts to preserve the Simon Sager cabin. Other genealogical materials relate primarily to families from Benton County, Arkansas, including the diary and photo album of...
Dates: 1828-2006

Washington County League of Women Voters Records Addendum

Identifier: MC 1008
Scope and Content Note Materials include correspondence, by-laws, minutes, budgets, annual reports, lists of board of directors, membership lists, press releases, newsletters, newspaper clippings, photographs, video cassettes, tape cassettes, films, floppy disks, slides, proposed constitutional bills, material concerning various conferences, pamphlets, research, and other material regarding various projects undertaken by the league. This collection contains materials from the League of Women Voters of Washington...
Dates: 1953-2009, 2019