This collection contains correspondence, newsletters, teacher contracts, and a scrapbook form the Charles R. Steed Family.  The bulk of the papers are related to Velma Steed’s Career as a high school science teacher.

Charles R. Steed was a farmer from Mayflower, Arkansas, who served as Faulkner County sheriff from 1941 to 1942.  He was appointed by the governor to replace R. E. Speaker, who had resigned the position. His wife, Velma Steed, graduated from Arkansas State Teachers College in 1929.  She spent the next twenty–five years teaching science at Conway High School.

NOTE:  When requesting materials from this collection, please specify collection number [M87–5], and file number.

Tracings:  Conway Chamber of Commerce, Education, Faulkner County Historical Society, Police, Politics and Government – Faulkner County, Steed, Charles R., Steed, Velma

Box 1

File 1 – Conway Chamber of Commerce Newsletters (1953)

File 2 – Faulkner County Historical Society Newsletter (1978–1985)

File 3 – Steed, Charles R. – Correspondence

File 4 – Steed, Velma – Correspondence

File 5 – Steed, Velma – Teacher Certification

File 6 – Steed, Velma – Teacher Contracts

File 7 – Washington Day Dinner (1942)

File 8 – Scrapbook

File 9 – Chas R. Steed receiving a pistol, and five other men, November 17, 1949

File 10- Photograph Steed family at table, Gladys Steed (head of table) on the right; Tom McKinney, Esther Steed McKinney, Chas Steed, Velma Steed, Guy Maxie, Jewell Steed Maxie, Esnesh Steed, Dean Cox, Ludye Steed Cox, Jim Harrod, Ada Steed Harrod, Athalons Harrod, 1954

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