Van Buren (Ark.)
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
The Byroade collection is arranged in four series and consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, slave bills of sale, Civil War papers, wedding and funeral memorabilia, school records, photographs, and business, financial, legal, and political papers.
26 Main Street Restoration Concept drawings of Van Buren, Arkansas, created by David Fitts for the Arkhoma Regional Planning Commission.
Correspondence, statements of account, orders, receipts, bills of lading, freight bills, and other business records collected by Zillah Cross Peel and pertaining primarily to the general mercantile company of Van Buren, Arkansas known successively as Henry and Cunningham; Henry and Williams; and D. C. Williams and Co., Agents. Includes miscellaneous other business records. 33 items.
Receipts given to Pennywit & Co., Van Buren, Ark. grocers and commission merchants, May 13, 1853-1859, and to Pennywit, Scott & Co., 1859-Feb. 8, 1862, for monies paid. Entries relate to John Drennen, Jonathan McGee, John B. Ogden, Charles G. Scott, Henry Wilcox, and D. C. Williams.
Photographs of the Rhodes Chevrolet Company. Most of the photographs were made by Riggs Studio or by McCann Photo Co., both of Fort Smith, apparently for publicity, from about 1938 to 1960. Six of the photographs have been published in The Press Argus (Van Buren), 21 July 1984 ("125th Anniversary Issue").
Thomas' research materials regarding the September 19, 1980, explosion of a Titan II missile near Damascus (Van Buren County), Arkansas, killing one Air Force soldier and injuring twenty-one others. Dr. Thomas collected clippings on the explosion from ten newspaper sources. Also included is one folder of his correspondence and notes on the explosion.
Financial records, April 1, 1884 to August 15, 1885, of the firm of Spencer and Ogden, Van Buren, Arkansas contractors and builders. Material pertains, in part, to the construction of the Van Buren Public School, and to Addison McArthur Bourland, Nicholas F. Cornelius, M. W. Drewrey, T. W. Edmonson, James D. Hawkins, Robert S. Hynes, Henry F. Meyer, John B. Ogden, Jr., William Henry Harrison Shibley, George C. Thayer, John A. Thayer, Jesse Turner, and George R. Wood.