From the Archives: Our Favorite Links

UCA Resources:

UCA Budget Book – includes student tuition and fees, the university’s operating budget and UCA employee’s salaries

Alumni Services (History and Traditions) – here you can view the Alma Mater, UCA Fight Song, and information on other UCA traditions.

Undergraduate Bulletin – an archive of previous undergraduate bulletins dating back to 1996

President’s Office (Quick Facts) – a short list of facts about UCA

President’s Office (Campus Tour) – See a video tour of the campus and learn about the buildings and history of UCA.

UCA Reports – reports on expeditures, projects, economic impact studies and the Master and Strategic Plans.


Other Arkansas Resources:

Arkansas History Commission – One of the oldest existing state agencies, the Arkansas History Commission was created by the General Assembly in 1905. The Commission is the official archives of the state, responsible for collecting and preserving the source materials of the history of Arkansas.

University of Arkansas Special Collections  the archives located in Fayetteville at the University of Arkansas

Archives and Special Collection Dean B. Ellis Library – the archives located in Jonesboro at Arkansas State University

Ottenheimer Library Archives and Special Collections – the archives located in Little Rock at University of Arkansas Little Rock

Arkansas United Methodist Archives– the archives located in Conway at Hendrix College

William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum – The Clinton Presidential Library and Museum is located within the Clinton Presidential Center and Park in Little Rock. The Center includes the Clinton Foundation (Little Rock office) and the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service.

In addition to the archival collection and research facilities, the Clinton Presidential Library and Museum features exhibits, special events, and educational programs. The museum includes replicas of the Oval Office and the Cabinet Room. Permanent exhibits utilize documents, photographs, videos and interactive stations. A timeline and alcoves highlight domestic and foreign policy, as well as life in the White House.

The Department of Arkansas Heritage – The mission of the Department of Arkansas Heritage is to identify Arkansas’s heritage and enhance the quality of life by the discovery, preservation, and presentation of the state’s cultural, historic and natural resources. They were created in 1975 to preserve and promote Arkansas’s heritage as a source of pride and enjoyment for all. It consists of seven divisions, that is, four museums and three heritage resource agencies, each providing Arkansas information resources and unique contributions to the preservation and promotion of Arkansas heritage.

PBS “Ancestors in the Americas” –  The web site for the PBS series ANCESTORS IN THE AMERICAS by Loni Ding about the first in-depth television series to present the untold history and contemporary legacy of early Asian immigrants to the Americas, from the 1700s to the 1900s. Creating first-person voices through an innovative “documemoir” approach, ANCESTORS brings to life a largely unexplored past, not found in standard textbooks.

The ANCESTORS IN THE AMERICAS companion Web site helps to round out the stories and ideas presented in this groundbreaking series. Visit the Asian American Timeline to learn about specific moments and events that shaped Asian American history. Join an online discussion to talk about the series or related topics regarding Asian Americans. Use the Resource section to further explore the Asian American experience. For educators, the Web site includes classroom guides with discussion questions related to ANCESTORS IN THE AMERICAS.

Library of Congress – The Library of Congress is the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.

The Log Cabin Democrat – The local Conway paper that has been publishing since 1879.

Crystal Bridges Museum – The Museum, which shows American art, was founded in 2005 and takes its name from nearby Crystal Spring and the bridge construction. A series of pavilions nestled around two creek-fed ponds house galleries, meeting and classroom spaces, and a large, glass-enclosed gathering hall.

Arkansas Arts Center – The Arkansas Arts Center is an art museum and active center for the visual and performing arts. Featuring a world-class international collection of art, live theatre productions, art classes, lectures, films, family programs, shopping and dining.

Broadcast Music, Inc – Information on music licensing (example: researching the copyright info on a Jimmy Driftwood song)