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Benton County (Ark.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Naf

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Benton County Court Records

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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, and...
Dates: 1830-1977; Majority of material found within 1890-1960

Hugh D. Britt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC 834
Scope and Content Note Business cards, clippings, and two memoirs.
Dates: 1949-1952

Compton Family Papers

 Collection
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

Harmonial Vegetarian Society Land Sale Indenture

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 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

 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

John Wilson Peel Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 U.S....
Dates: 1839-1914