The papers of Arkansas freelance writer and journalist, Diana Sherwood (Beulah Sherwood Smade Hagg), consist of personal/business related correspondence; articles, stories, etc., which had been submitted for publication; and various newspaper clippings, memorabilia and miscellaneous items.
Ms. Sherwood was born November 6, 1876; in Manistie County, Michigan to Charlotte Elizabeth Smade (her father’s name was not available at this writing). Ms. Sherwood married L. W. Hagg in 1903, and they had a daughter, Shirley Mathilde Hagg (Mrs. Leland Gunn). There are two grandchildren, Leland Gunn, Jr., and Diana Green.
Ms. Sherwood was the sister of the prominent Arkansas writer Ms. Bernie Babcock. Ms. Sherwood died February 16, 1953.
NOTE: For additional correspondence by Diana Sherwood, refer to the Harold Sherman Papers (M87-8).
Tracings: Cities and Towns – Cadron; Cities and Towns – Crystal Hill; Folsom, Isaac; Garner, Claud W.; Governors – Miller, James; Libraries and Librarians; Mason, Irene; Pyeatt, Jocob; Sherwood, Diana; Shiras, Tom; Utley, Joseph S.; Women; Writers
File 1 – Letters; July 18, 1943 – November 26, 1951, undated
File 2 – Articles, Stories, etc., Submitted for Publication
File 3 – Irene Mason, Arkansas State Librarian
File 4 – Research on Early Settler of Arkansas
File 5 – Newspaper Articles, Memorabilia and Miscellaneous
File 6 – Alligator Scrapbook, October 9, 1936
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