From the Archives: Jimmy Bryant’s “From the UCA Archives”

Below is a selection of articles written by the director of the UCA Archives, Jimmy Bryant.  Each article pertains to the history of the University of Central Arkansas.

For earlier articles, please contact Jimmy Bryant (450-3418)

From the UCA Archives IX – Guy “Big Dan” Estes Part One

From the UCA Archives X – Guy “Big Dan” Estes Part Two

From the UCA Archives XI – UCA and Hendrix: An Intense College Rivalry

From the UCA Archives XII – The Women’s Army Corps at UCA During World War II

From the UCA Archives XIII – The History of Student Health Care at UCA

From the UCA Archives XIV – UCA and Conway History 100 Years Ago: January 1911

From the UCA Archives XV – 1921 Football Bears  vs. 2011 Football Bears

From the UCA Archives XVI – UCA’s Coming of Age Party: May 15, 1928

From the UCA Archives XVII – Controversy Over the Naming of Wingo Hall on UCA Campus

From the UCA Archives XIX – UCA: A Veritable Military Base In World War II

From the UCA Archives XX – Private Helen Kent Awarded Medals for Husband’s Heroism

From the UCA Archives XXI – UCA’s First President Involved in Controversy

From the UCA Archives XXII – How the 1921 Football Bears Compare to the 2011 Bears

From the UCA Archives XXIII – Early Entertainment at UCA

From the UCA Archives XXIV – Rules, Religion, Dancing and Smoking at UCA: 1908-1940

From the UCA Archives XXV – Y.W.C.A. and Y.M.C.A. Sponsor Reception for the Three Colleges in Conway

From the UCA Archives XXVI – UCA – ASU Rivalry Goes Back to 1916

From the UCA Archives XXVII – Six Have Served as Interim President at UCA

From the UCA Archives XXVIII – World War I and Its Impact on UCA

From the UCA Archives XXX – UCA Faculty Schools Students in Etiquette and Fashion

From the UCA Archives XXXI – Ida Waldran: The Woman and The Auditorium

From the UCA Archives XXXII – Factors That Led to UCA Being Located in Conway

From the UCA Archives XXXIII – UCA’s First Homecoming

From the UCA Archives XXXIV – UCA’s First Year of Operation – 1908

From the UCA Archives XXXV – The Normal Woods: Important to Early UCA Students

From the UCA Archives XXXVI – A Brief History of Women’s Basketball at UCA

From the UCA Archives XXXVII – Thanksgiving Day at UCA – Then and Now

From the UCA Archives XXXVIII – One Institution, Four Names Over 100 Years

From the UCA Archives XXXIX – The Training School at UCA

From the UCA Archives XL – Bears vs. Razorbacks: Athletic Opponents from 1921 to 1948

From the UCA Archives XLI – A Brief History of UCA Women’s Soccer

From the UCA Archives XLII – Two Watergate Figures, Ehrlichman and Dean, Spoke at UCA

From the UCA Archives XLIII – Arkansas General Assembly Deleted Offensive Language in UCA’s 1907 Act of Origin

From the UCA Archives XLIV – A Brief History of Desegregation at UCA

From the UCA Archives XLV – A Brief History of the UCA Police Department Part One

From the UCA Archives XLVI – A Brief History of the UCA Police Department Part Two

From the UCA Archives XLVII – A Closer Look at Faculty Who Broke the Color Barrier at UCA

From the UCA Archives XLVIII -Bears in Battle (First in a Four-Part Series)

From the UCA Archives XLIX – UCA Alumni in Battle (Second in a Four-Part Series)

From the UCA Archives L – The War Ends and Enrollment Soars (Third in a Four-Part Series)

From the UCA Archives LI – UCA’s Alumni Remembered (Fourth in a Four-Part Series)

From the UCA Archives LII – Freshman Beanie and 1960s Student Life

From the UCA Archives LIII – STOP THE PRESSES! End of an Era

From the UCA Archives LV – The UCA President’s Home, Part One

From the UCA Archives LVI – The UCA President’s Home, Part Two

From the UCA Archives LVII – The History of Nursing at UCA Part One

From the UCA Archives LVIII – The History of Nursing at UCA Part Two

From the UCA Archives LIX – Nursing at UCA in the 21st Century Part Three

From the UCA Archives LX – Reserve Officers’ Training Corps at UCA: A History

From the UCA Archives LXII – UCA ROTC in the Modern Era

From the UCA Archives LXIII – UCA, A Pioneer in Occupational Therapy, Part One

From the UCA Archives LXIV – UCA State Leader in Occupational Therapy, Part Two

From the UCA Archives LXV – A Brief History of Physical Therapy at UCA

From the UCA Archives LXVI – Hendrix College Beat Ole Miss 8 to 6 in 1913