SUBJECT: DIARIES & FAMILY PAPERS COLLECTIONS

M87-05 - Steed Family

Charles R. Steed was a farmer from Mayflower, Arkansas, who served as Faulkner County sheriff from 1941 to 1942. His wife, Velma Steed, graduated from Arkansas State Teachers College in 1929, and taught science at Conway High School for twenty-five years. This collection documents their experiences in Faulkner county, 1919-1985 (view finding aid)

M87-07 - Clayton-Wade Family

The Clayton family was a prominent Conway family, who operated a local grocery store. This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, memorabilia, and business papers , 1901-1980 (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)

M89-14 - Larkin Wright Family

This collection offers an interesting view of student life at Quitman college through family correspondence and materials, 1861-1937 (view finding aid)

M89-23 - Eva Patton

This collection contains photographs, personal materials, and correspondence of a Faulkner county homemaker, 1907-1966 (view finding aid)

M89-33 - Milford Pete Atkinson

Milford Atkinson was stationed in India, flying in many air attacks in World War II. His collection consists of letters and photographs, 1943-1945 (view finding aid)

M90-01 - Madge Clayton

Mrs. Clayton taught Latin and French at Conway High School in Arkansas, and her collection contains letters to and from her while she was away at Ouachita Baptist College and Columbia University, 1927-1970 (view finding aid)

M90-06 - Brian Family Journal

Solomon M. Brian and his son William S. Brian both contributed to a journal about their daily lives from 1861-1964 (Civil War years) and 1878-1904 (view finding aid)

M90-09 - Trulock Family Letters

The Trulock family owned a plantation in Jefferson county and were later an influential family in Pine Bluff. This collection is comprised of a genealogical survey and family letters written between 1837-1866 (view finding aid)

M90-12 - Ross Smith Letters

Ross Smith served as a private during World War I, and his collection contains his letters to his family from 1917-1920 (view finding aid)

M90-16 - Freeman-Robbins Family

Allen Freeman fought in the Civil War. His letters which are written after the war had ended, tell of his experience during and after the war, 1883-1912. This collection also has the diary of Ruth Robbins, 1936-1949 (view finding aid)

M91-02 - Morris S. Arnold

Morris S. Arnold is currently a Judge for the United States Court of Appeals/Eighth Circuit. His collection holds family scrapbooks, memorandum opinions, and other legal papers, 1903-2004 (view finding aid)

M91-05 - Cloie Smith Presley

Cloie Smith Presley (1922-2004) worked as a professional genealogist in Searcy Arkansas. This collection holds a wealth of genealogical information from the family trees she mapped (view finding aid)

M91-08 - Robert Armstrong Doyle

Robert Doyle served in both World War I and II. His collection holds letters, and military papers from both wars (view finding aid)

M91-13 - Robbins-Gifford Family

This collection contains correspondence dating back to 1918, and historical information on Rose Bud and Heber Springs, Arkansas, 1890-1985 (view finding aid)

M94-06 - Luther Blaney

The Luther Blaney Papers consist of family, estate, and insurance records, 1883-1987 (view finding aid)

M95-01 - Cochran Family

The Cochran family papers represent a family experience in Little Rock, Arkansas through correspondence, business and legal papers, and a Civil War Diary, 1859-1975 (view finding aid)

M96-01 - Virgie Britt Diaries

Virgie Britt was the mother of the late Maurice "Footsie" Britt, Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas. These diaries tell of her daily accounts, 1963-1967 (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)

M98-06 - Coal Hill Materials

The Mrs. Anita Elias family was a prominent family in Johnson county Arkansas. This collection reflects their lives through family papers, yearbooks, newspapers, and photographs, 1880-1969 (view finding aid)

M99-03 - Evalyn King

Evalyn King taught school all over the state of Arkansas including the Japanese relocation center in Rohwer. Her collection also contains her family genealogy research (view finding aid)

M02-02 - Ruth Farmer

Ruth Farmer was a former employee at UCA and her collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings and correspondence from an Arkansas family in the late 1800's to the early 1900's (view finding aid)

M02-12 - Four Witt Brothers

The Witt brothers were early settlers in Conway and became prominent in the business community. Their collection begins with materials from the 1880's (view finding aid)

M05-06 - James Alexander & Julie Avra Ogletree Genealogy

James and Julie Ogletree moved to Arkansas shortly after the Civil War. This collection contains genealogic information from both the Avra and Ogletree families in Arkansas (view finding aid)

M08-05 - Claudia Massey Collection

Mrs. Massey was an Arkansas State Teachers College (UCA) graduate, an elementary school teacher in Searcy, and a genealogist. Her collection contains her personal and work papers as well as some of her genealogical research (view finding aid)

M11-08 - Margaret Dixon-Anderson Collection

Arkansas State Normal School Alumni, Margaret Dixon-Anderson worked as a teacher in Arkansas for over 50 years.  Her collection contains personal files on her and her family and also professional material about teaching in Arkansas (view finding aid)