SUBJECT: TOURISM COLLECTIONS

M88-06 - Leo P. Bott

Leo Bott created Bott Advertising and became recognized for his work with direct mail advertising. He also made several trips to Alaska and created some of its earliest promotional material, 1914-1968 (view finding aid)

M88-09 - Arkansas WPA Writers Project

The Arkansas WPA provided jobs for unemployed writers during the depression, and it also gathered information for a guidebook on Arkansas, 1935-1941 (view finding aid)

M90-05 - Arkansas Tourism Materials

This collection consists of various pamphlets relating to Arkansas State Parks and Tourism, 1970-1996 (view finding aid)

M90-13 - National Forests in Arkansas

This collection contains pamphlets, proposals, annual reports, newspaper clippings, and brochures on the National Forest in Arkansas, 1982-1990 (view finding aid)

M96-07 - Foy Lisenby

Dr. Foy Lisenby collected research material on Arkansas Governor Charles H. Brough and Arkansas' problem with its image (view finding aid)

M98-02 - Jimmy Driftwood

Jimmy Driftwood was an educator, folklorist, and Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter from Arkansas. While he was a teacher he wrote a song to help his students remember the facts on the Battle of New Orleans. This song was picked up by famous singer Johnny Horton and Jimmy Driftwood received a Grammy Award for it (view finding aid)

M99-09 - Michael Rapp

A professor of chemistry at UCA from 1968-1999, Michael Rapp's papers contain a research paper for NASA as well as material over canoeing, travel, correspondence, and the Arkansas Science Teacher Association (view finding aid)

M04-02 - H. G. Foster Photograph Collection

This collection contains two albums of both the China/Japan war and of the beautiful buildings and structures of China (view finding aid)

M11-04 - Jim Brewer Collection

Collection James H. Brewer, who is well known for serving 26 years as general manager of Conway Corporation, was a student at UCA, then known as Arkansas State Teachers College. His collection contains personal & professional correspondence, materials on nature and travel, awards from his various organizations, newspaper clippings, photos, Conway Corporation statements & speeches, and telephone directories from 1965-1992. He was also the president of the Arkansas Industrial Development Foundation, past chairman of the Conway Planning Commission, president of the Conway Rotary Club, state board member of the Boy Scouts of America, president of the Conway Development Corporation, and director of Worthen National Bank in Conway (view finding aid)

M12-06 - Arkansas Council for International Visitors (ACIV) Collection

Arkansas has had an International Visitor program since around 1961.  Over the years, the program has evolved from, not only receiving and orienting international visitors, but also focusing on international youth exchanges, international education and foreign language training.  This collection contains information on the Arkansas Council for International Visitors and it's various activities and programs from 1982-2012 (view finding aid)