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Colbert S. Cartwright and Nathaniel Griswold Manuscripts

MC 2113

Special Collections Department
University of Arkansas Libraries

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

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Jacob Yount, 2016

Materials are in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Cartwright, Colbert S. (1924-1996) and Griswold, Nathaniel (1901-1991)
Title
Colbert S. Cartwright and Nathaniel Griswold Manuscripts
Inclusive Dates
1993-2006
Identification
MC 2113
Extent
0.25 Linear feet (1 box)
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

Researchers using this collection accept the responsibility of securing additional copyright and publication permissions.

No Interlibrary Loan.

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

Acquisition Information

The Colbert S. Cartwright and Nathaniel Griswold Manuscripts were donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, on April 24, 2016 by Yvonne Hill and David G. Wixom of St. Louis, Missouri.

Processing Information

Processed by Jacob Yount; completed June 2016.

Preferred Form of Citation

Colbert S. Cartwright and Nathaniel Griswold Manuscripts (MC 2113), 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

Colbert S. Cartwright was born on August 7, 1924 in Coffeyville, Kansas. He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1946. He received a Bachelor of Divinity from Yale Divinity School in 1948 and a Master of Sacred Theology in 1950. Texas Christian University, in Fort Worth, Texas, conferred an honorary Doctor of Divinity upon Cartwright in 1976. Cartwright served as a pastor to congregations in Arkansas, Texas, Ohio, and Virginia until his retirement in 1989. Colbert S. Cartwright died on April 13, 1996 in Fort Worth.

Nathaniel Robadeau Griswold was born on March 15, 1901 in Columbia County, Arkansas. He attended Henderson-Brown College in Arkadelphia, Arkansas before attending Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois, where he received a Bachelor of Divinity and a Master of Arts. Griswold continued his graduate studies at the Teacher’s College at Columbia University. He then returned to Arkansas and taught religion at Hendrix College from 1929 to 1942. Griswold served as director of the Arkansas Council on Human Relations (ACHR) and guided the organization during the desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. He retired from the ACHR in 1972. Nathaniel R. Griswold died on September 7, 1991, in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Scope and Content Note

This collection is comprised of two manuscripts. The first manuscript, Walking My Lonesome Valley, by Colbert S. Cartwright, was privately printed in 1993 in Fort Worth, Texas. The manuscript, described as Cartwright's autobiography, is extensively annotated by an unidentified person. The second manuscript, The Second Reconstruction in Little Rock written by civil rights activist Nathaniel R. Griswold, is unpublished.

Arrangement of the Papers

Manuscripts are arranged by author's last name.

Detailed Description of the Collection

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

Box 1

Box 1 Folder 1

Walking My Lonesome Valley, Pages 1-156, circa 1993-2006

Box 1 Folder 2

Walking My Lonesome Valley, Pages 157-252, circa 1993-2006

Box 1 Folder 3

Walking My Lonesome Valley Notes, circa 1993-2006

Box 1 Folder 4

The Second Reconstruction in Little Rock, Book One: Written on the Heart, n.d.

Box 1 Folder 5

The Second Reconstruction in Little Rock, Book Two: Trauma of Change, n.d.

Box 1 Folder 6

The Second Reconstruction in Little Rock, Book Three: His Truth Goes Marching On, n.d.

END OF COLLECTION