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Kent Bonar Materials Addendum, 1978-2013

Manuscript Collection 1665a

Special Collections Department
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: (479) 575-8443

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Elysa Barton, 2017. Updated by Katrina Windon, 2017.

Materials are in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Bonar, Kent
Kent Bonar Materials Addendum
Inclusive Dates
MC 1665a
1.6 linear feet (2 boxes)
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

Use Restrictions Apply: Individuals desiring to publish any portion of the original illustrated manuscript or notebooks will be required to complete a "Permission to Publish" form, and must obtain written prior permission and copyright clearance from the Author, Donor, or the Donor's designated representative.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Acquisition Information

The Kent Bonar Materials Addendum manuscript was donated to Special Collections by Kent Bonar of Deer, AR, on June 29, 2016. The notebooks were donated by Mr. Bonar on April 19, 2017.

Processing Information

Processed by Elysa Barton; completed in February 2017. Updated by Katrina Windon in May 2017.

Preferred Form of Citation

Kent Bonar Materials Addendum (MC 1665a), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

See Specials Collections Citations Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Biographical Note

Kent Bonar is a State Park Naturalist in Newton County, Arkansas. He has lived in Newton County since 1972, and has been illustrating the Ozark’s flora and fauna since then. He is also the chief naturalist, illustrator, and editorial contributor for the Newton County Wildlife Association. The work featured in this collection is the illustrated work Kent did on An Atlas and Annotated List of Vascular Plants of Arkansas; he was also featured in the film The Naturalist in 2006.

[Biographical note copied from the finding aid for the Kent Bonar Materials (MC 1665), Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.]

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains an illustrated manuscript of An Atlas and Annotated List of Vascular Plants of Arkansas, written by Edwin B. Smith in 1978 and later hand-illustrated by Kent Bonar. The custom box for the book was created by Steve Cochran of Bound To Be Around Bindery, Mount Vernon, IN.

The collection also contains thirteen of Bonar's original field notebooks, which he used as the basis for his annotations. These notebooks feature pen-and-ink drawings of Arkansas flora and fauna.

Related Materials

See also the following collection:

MC 1665, Kent Bonar Materials

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged chronologically.

Subject Terms

The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:

Detailed Description of the Collection

The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection

Box 1

Box 1 Item 1

Illustrated edition of An Atlas and Annotated List of Vascular Plants of Arkansas, 1978-ca 1998

Box 2

Box 2 Item 1

Field notebook with illustrations, 1993-1998

Box 2 Item 2

Field notebook with illustrations, 1999-2000

Box 2 Item 3

Field notebook with illustrations, 2001

Box 2 Item 4

Field notebook with illustrations, 2001

Box 2 Item 5

Field notebook with illustrations, 2002

Box 2 Item 6

Field notebook with illustrations, 2002-2004

Box 2 Item 7

Field notebook with illustrations, 2002-2004

Box 2 Item 8

Field notebook with illustrations, 2004

Box 2 Item 9

Field notebook with illustrations, 2005

Box 2 Item 10

Field notebook with illustrations, 2007

Box 2 Item 11

Field notebook with illustrations, 2008-2013

Box 2 Item 12

Field notebook with illustrations, 2013

Box 2 Item 13

Field notebook with illustrations, n.d.