SUBJECT: AGRICULTURE & ENVIRONMENT COLLECTIONS

M87-03 - Arkansas Ecology Center Records

This organization was a non-profit environmental group, which worked to provide information to the public though research. A large portion of this collection deals with the Cache River, 1970-1981 (view finding aid)

M88-03 - Gale Stewart

Gale Stewart had a private law practice in Little Rock, Arkansas, and she was active in the movement to prevent the channelization of the Cache River, 1968-1986 (view finding aid)

M88-05 - Morris Family

The Morris Family papers hold genealogy information and business papers from a White county farm family, 1820-1937 (view finding aid)

M88-09 - Arkansas WPA Writers Project

The Arkansas WPA provided jobs for unemployed writers during the depression, and it also gathered information for a guidebook on Arkansas, 1935-1941 (view finding aid)

M89-04 - Arkansas Conservation Coalition

This organization attempted to address conservation and environmental issues in Arkansas, 1981-1988 (view finding aid)

M89-15 - Arkansas Art Pottery Research

This collection contains research notes and materials used in compiling the UCA Archives publication Arkansas Art Pottery Bibliography (view finding aid)

M89-16 - Carl Hunter

Carl Hunter worked for the the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission producing papers, scrapbooks, and published and unpublished writings, 1947-1989 (view finding aid)

M89-17 - Harold Alexander Harold

Alexander made major contributions in the field of conservation in Arkansas. His collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, unpublished writings, research materials, photographs, and personal papers, 1945-1993 (view finding aid)

M90-02 - Jane E. Stern

Jane Stern of Pine Bluff, Arkansas was a prominent environmental leader and activist. The majority of her papers deal with her environmental work between 1965-1987 (view finding aid)

M90-10 - Arkansas Power and Light Company

The Arkansas Power and Light Company was created by Harvey Couch in 1914. This collection contains annual reports and the Nuclear Plant site announcement press kit, 1939-1969 (view finding aid)

M90-11 - Carol Griffee

Carol Griffee is a well-known Little Rock journalist, editor, and environmentalist. Her collection contains environmental related papers, reports, and research material, 1975-1992 (view finding aid)

M90-13 - National Forests in Arkansas

This collection contains pamphlets, proposals, annual reports, newspaper clippings, and brochures on the National Forest in Arkansas, 1982-1990 (view finding aid)

M91-09 - Woodson Levee District Records

This collection contains the records of a levee near the Arkansas river, 1909-1945 (view finding aid)

M93-02 - Charles J. Cremeen

Charles Cremeen was the president of the Arkansas for Environmental Reform, which led an effort to reform the Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission, 1921-1993 (view finding aid)

M94-04 - R.E.L. Wilson Plantation

This collection contains papers on the Wilson plantation that later became the Wilson company in northeast Arkansas, 1860-1994 (view finding aid)

M96-04 - Annie Laura M. Jaggers

The Jaggers papers contain the research material for the book, A Nude Singularity: Lily Peter of Arkansas, by Annie Laura Jaggers on Miss. Lily Peter: teacher, poet, plantation owner, author, and photographer, 1891-1991 (view finding aid)

M01-16 - Jim Malone

Jim Malone, a fish farm owner, was President of the Arkansas Fish Farmers Association in 1956 and helped to push for the United States Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) Fishing Farming Experimental Station in Stuttgart, Arkansas. He also wrote speeches for Governor Sidney McMath in 1950 and Governor Orval E. Faubus in 1954 and 1956 (view finding aid)

M05-07 - Arkansas Chapter of the Wildlife Society

The Arkansas Chapter of the Wildlife Society is made up of professionals and educators who seek high ethical and professional standards in the realm of their profession (view finding aid)

M05-10 - Vandiver L. Childs

Mr. Childs worked for the United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service for close to fifty years. This collection contains a copy of his field notes from 1934 to 1982 (view finding aid)

M05-11 - Arkansas Chapter Of The American Fisheries Society

This collection contains the by-laws, minutes, and photographs of the Arkansas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society (view finding aid)

M09-05 - Arkansas Land Register

This collection is all in one book which lists names of land purchasers, the plots of land in Arkansas which they purchased, and the price they paid. The book has entries from 1821 to 1834 (view finding aid)

M09-19 - Callis Childs / Detco

Callis Childs is a lawyer in Conway and his collection contains material on two civil court cases he participated in. Series I contains materials on the DETCO fire for which he represented the plaintiff, Brenda Alexander and Series II contains records on the Shipman v. Wortman case for which Mr. Childs represented the defendant Bill Wortman (view finding aid)

M11-04 - Jim Brewer Collection

James H. Brewer, who is well known for serving 26 years as general manager of Conway Corporation, was a student at UCA, then known as Arkansas State Teachers College. His collection contains personal & professional correspondence, materials on nature and travel, awards from his various organizations, newspaper clippings, photos, Conway Corporation statements & speeches, and telephone directories from 1965-1992. He was also the president of the Arkansas Industrial Development Foundation, past chairman of the Conway Planning Commission, president of the Conway Rotary Club, state board member of the Boy Scouts of America, president of the Conway Development Corporation, and director of Worthen National Bank in Conway (view finding aid)

M13-05 - Dr. Donald E. Culwell Collection

Dr. Donald E. Culwell was a biology professor the the University of Central Arkansas for 38 years.  His collection includes information on plants and plant taxonomy, class materials, including his biology field trip courses, and professional publications by Dr. Culwell, as well as other experts.  Information on the Jewel E. Moore UCA Nature Reserve and the Arkansas Native Plant Society can also be found in Dr. Culwell's collection (view finding aid)