The Horace M. Adams Papers is a collection of the published materials, manuscript drafts, and speeches of Dr. Horace M. Adams, a history professor at the University of Central Arkansas from 1945 to 1971. Adams, who at his retirement was the chairperson of the history and political science department, was a respected historian and a member of several historical organizations, including the Arkansas, Mississippi Valley, Southern, and Faulkner County historical societies. He was a founding member of the Arkansas Historical Association in 1941, and he was also a member of Little Rock Chamber Music Society as well as a violinist with the Arkansas Symphony.
Adams was born January 31, 1906, in Commerce, Texas, the son of Oscar and Zona Belle Adams. He received Bachelor of Science, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees from George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville; he taught at the University of Arkansas Monticello and at colleges in Texas and Tennessee before coming to UCA in 1945. Dr. Adams died February 28, 1986 at the age of 80.
File 1 – Published Works by Horace M. Adams
File 2 – Speeches by Horace M. Adams
File 3 – Manuscript Drafts by Horace M. Adams
File 4 – Manuscript Drafts by Horace M. Adams
File 5 – Newspaper Clippings
File 6 – Photographs and Other Data
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