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Brough Family Photographs

Manuscript Collection 2080

Special Collections Department
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Abby Critselous, 2016

Materials are in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Phillips, Sherry
Brough Family Photographs
Inclusive Dates
MC 2080
3.5 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 Oversize Item)
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

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

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

Acquisition Information

The Brough Family Photographs were donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, on August 18, 2015 by Sherri Phillips of Saint George, Utah.

Processing Information

Processed by Abby Critselous; completed April 2016.

Preferred Form of Citation

Brough Family Photographs (MC 2080), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

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

Biographical Note

Charles Milton Brough (1842-1910), a captain in the Fifteenth Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry during the Civil War, married Flora Thompson, a schoolteacher, in Utah. Charles and Flora had two children, Charles Hillman Brough (1876–1935), who went on to serve as the twenty-fifth governor of Arkansas, and Knight Milton Brough (b. 1879). Flora Thompson Brough died in 1885. In 1889, Charles M. Brough married Cora Stevens and had one child, Ruth Brough (1890-1908).

Charles H. Brough entered Mississippi College at 14 years old and graduated in 1894 with a bachelor’s degree. In 1898, he received a Ph.D. in economics, history, and jurisprudence from Johns Hopkins University. Brough returned to Mississippi and taught at several colleges and universities, including the University of Arkansas. In 1917, Brough was elected governor of Arkansas, serving until 1921, and is known for his progressivism. Charles H. Brough died December 26, 1935 in Washington, D.C.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains framed and unframed photographs of the Brough family, including Charles Milton Brough, Cora Stevens, Ruth Brough, and Charles Hillman Brough. Item titles reflect the inscription written on the back of each photograph.

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged in chronological order.

Detailed Description of the Collection

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

Box 1

Box 1 Item 1

Ruth 6 ½ Years Old First School, 1896

Box 1 Item 2

Ruth Brough, 1898

Box 1 Item 3

Mrs. Brough From Mrs. E. Weil Rayne Sousana, 1901

Box 1 Item 4

For Ruth, n.d.

Box 1 Item 5

Gov. Brough’s Wife, n.d.

Box 2

Box 2 Item 6

Miss Ruth Brough Picture Taken in 1905 Sixteen Years Old, 1905

Box 2 Item 7

Ruth Brough, 1906

Box 2 Item 8

Chas M. Brough Wife and Daughter Ruth, 1908

Box 2 Item 9

Gov. Brough and Wife, n.d.

Box 3

Box 3 Item 10

Ruth Brough, 1906

Box 3 Item 11

Dr. Charles Hillman Brough Lecture Brochure, n.d.

Box 3 Item 12

Family Photograph, n.d.


OV_Item Item 13

Ruth’s Fraternity Class Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1903