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Robert A. Leflar Papers

MC 206

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444
Email: specoll@uark.edu

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Zachary Morgan, 2017.

Materials are in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Leflar, Robert A. (Robert Allen), 1901-1997
Title
Robert A. Leflar Papers
Inclusive Dates
1946-1971
Identification
MC 206
Extent
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

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

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

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

Acquisition Information

Dr. Robert A. Leflar, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, donated papers pertaining to his book, The First 100 Years (University of Arkansas Foundation, 1972), to Special Collections on July 29, 1974.

Processing Information

Processed by Anthony J. Wappel; completed in October 1988.

Preferred Form of Citation

Robert A. Leflar Papers (MC 206), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

Historical Note

When plans were initiated for observance of the University of Arkansas centennial, it was agreed that publication of a history of the first 100 years should be a part of the observance. The Centennial Committee asked Robert Leflar, a member of the University of Arkansas class of 1922 and a Law School professor at the University since 1927, to write such a book.

Scope and Content Note

The papers consist of drafts of The First 100 Years and research notes. Research notes consist of correspondence, annual reports, and notes taken from newspapers and oral interviews. Series 1 consists of correspondence, ideas, and memos, as well as handwritten and typed drafts. Series 2 consists of Leflar's research files. Box 8 includes a set of note cards organized by subject.

Arrangement of the Papers

Material is arranged by format in two series:

  1. Correspondence and Drafts
  2. Research Files

Detailed Description of the Collection

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

series I: ,

Boxes 1-3

Series I consists of Correspondence and drafts.

Box 1

series I Box 1 Folder 1

Correspondence--U of A departments, 1964-1971

series I Box 1 Folder 2

Correspondence--off campus, 1946-1971

series I Box 1 Folder 3

Ideas and plans, 1964-1971

series I Box 1 Folder 4

Memos, 1964-1971

series I Box 1 Folder 5

Handwritten drafts, n.d.

series I Box 1 Folder 6

Handwritten drafts, n.d.

series I Box 1 Folder 7

Handwritten drafts, n.d.

series I Box 1 Folder 8

Handwritten drafts, n.d.

series I Box 1 Folder 9

Handwritten drafts, n.d.

Box 2

series I Box 2 Folder 1

Typed drafts, first writing pp. 1-102

series I Box 2 Folder 2

Typed drafts, first writing pp. 103-201

series I Box 2 Folder 3

Typed drafts, first writing pp. 202-293

series I Box 2 Folder 4

Typed drafts, first writing pp. 294-419

series I Box 2 Folder 5

Typed drafts, first writing pp. 420-520

series I Box 2 Folder 6

Index and appendices

Box 3

series I Box 3 Folder 1

Typed drafts, second writing Foreword - p. 92

series I Box 3 Folder 2

Typed drafts, second writing pp. 93-180

series I Box 3 Folder 3

Typed drafts, second writing pp. 181-260

series I Box 3 Folder 4

Typed drafts, second writing pp. 261-353

series I Box 3 Folder 5

Typed drafts, second writing pp. 354-464

series I Box 3 Folder 6

Typed drafts, second writing pp. 465 - appendices

series II: ,

Boxes 4-7

Series II consists of Research Files.

Box 4

series II Box 4 Folder 1

Research Files: Agricultural Experiment Station

series II Box 4 Folder 2

Research Files: Architecture School

series II Box 4 Folder 3

Research Files: Athletics Program

series II Box 4 Folder 4

Research Files: Bankers' Agricultural Revolt

series II Box 4 Folder 5

Research Files: Board of Trustees--Bills

series II Box 4 Folder 6

Research Files: Board of Trustees--Mergers

series II Box 4 Folder 7

Research Files: Chemistry Department

series II Box 4 Folder 8

Research Files: Edmiston affair

series II Box 4 Folder 9

Research Files: Education School

series II Box 4 Folder 10

Research Files: Engineering College

series II Box 4 Folder 11

Research Files: Faculty activities

series II Box 4 Folder 12

Research Files: Faculty publications

series II Box 4 Folder 13

Research Files: Fichtner case

series II Box 4 Folder 14

Research Files: Fraternities

Box 5

series II Box 5 Folder 1

Geology Department

series II Box 5 Folder 2

Graduate Institute of Technology

series II Box 5 Folder 3

Graduate Institute of Technology [annual reports]

series II Box 5 Folder 4

Honors Program [includes annual reports]

series II Box 5 Folder 5

Journalism

series II Box 5 Folder 6

Law School

series II Box 5 Folder 7

Library

series II Box 5 Folder 8

Medical Center

series II Box 5 Folder 9

Medical Center [press releases]

series II Box 5 Folder 10

Military Department

series II Box 5 Folder 11

Museum

series II Box 5 Folder 12

President's Office

Box 6

series II Box 6 Folder 1

[Departments P-S]

series II Box 6 Folder 2

Student dissent (X-Ray, 1912)

series II Box 6 Folder 3

Student dissent (SATC, 1918-1919)

series II Box 6 Folder 4

Student dissent (Preview incident)

series II Box 6 Folder 5

Student dissent (SSOC and BAD)

series II Box 6 Folder 6

Student dissent [misc]

series II Box 6 Folder 7

University research

series II Box 6 Folder 8

University Senate

series II Box 6 Folder 9

War (Manpower Commission 1941-1943)

series II Box 6 Folder 10

War (National Defense Training 1941-1942)

series II Box 6 Folder 11

War (Navy V-1 Training 1942)

series II Box 6 Folder 12

Yeater case

series II Box 6 Folder 13

Miscellaneous clippings and press releases

series II Box 6 Folder 14

Photographs [4]

Box 7

series II Box 7 Folder 1

Card File

END OF COLLECTION