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Ada Lee Shook Collection
Held by Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
Description The collection consists of photos taken by William Carl Smith of Fayetteville (Washington County), an accomplished amateur photographer. Smith graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1922 with a degree in civil engineering. He worked on such projects as the Fayetteville Veteran's Hospital and Lake Wedington. He served as Fayetteville's city engineer and water superintendent. The collection includes images of construction scenes, sporting events and recreational activities, the University of Arkansas, the Fayetteville square, and parades. There is also a sizable amount of family images, including numerous shots of his only child, Ada Lee. These photos depict many aspects of childhood (e.g., holidays, toys, recreation) from Ada Lee's babyhood to her teenage years. The majority of the photos were taken in Washington County, mainly in Fayetteville. This collection was generously donated by Ada Lee Shook.
Photographer William Carl Smith (1900-1973)
Size 2200+
Dates Covered 1920s-1940s
Call Number n/a
Arrangement By accession/catalog number
Index or Catalog n/a
Online Location http://www.shilohmuseum.org/exhibits/smith-fayetteville.php
 
Arkansas Digital History Institute Collection
Held by Arkansas Digital History Institute
Description ADHI makes available to the public free digital copies of photos and other Arkansas artifacts. Collection built from private citizen contributions. Most of the photos are National Youth Administration projects in Arkansas from the '30s. Smaller group of World War II photos.
Photographer Unknown
Size approx. 565 photographs
Dates Covered 1936-1938; 1944-1945
Call Number digitized images available at ADHI Web site
Arrangement Search photos by key word describing photo content; e.g., "World War II" or "New Deal Construction."
Index or Catalog Index is alphabetical by first word of photo labels.
Online Availability Yes; free download of images with registration
Online Location http://adhi.atu.edu
 
Arlie Carrigan Photographs
Held by Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries
Description Slide show of Elkins past and present, especially Elkins High School, and views of other schools, events, and organizations in the vicinity of Elkins, Arkansas.
Photographer various
Size 114 slides
Dates Covered 1890s-1973
Call Number MC 833
Index or Catalog Finding aid online at http://libraries.uark.edu/specialcollections/findingaids/carrigan.html
 
Black History (Collection P2)
Held by UCA Archives
Description Collection includes numerous portraits of African-American Arkansans, buildings such as businesses and schools, work scenes, recreation and religious activities and other pictorial representations of African-American life in Arkansas.
Photographer Unknown.
Size 120 photographs, negatives and other images
Dates Covered 1851-1980
Call Number By photo collection number and photo number
Arrangement
Online Availability Written description only.
Online Location http://uca.edu/archives/p2-black-history/
 
Buildings (Collection P7)
Held by UCA Archives
Description Photographs are of buildings across Arkansas, both interiors and exteriors, and include residences, businesses, hospitals, public buildings, churches, schools, hotels, and Masonic Halls. More than 150 photos of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company buildings around the state in the 1920s, ‘40s and ‘50s. A series on county courthouses. University buildings.
Photographer Mostly unknown; some by Katherine Bell
Size 673 photographs and postcards
Dates Covered 1874-1970
Call Number By photo collection number and photo number
Arrangement
Online Availability Written descriptions only
Online Location http://uca.edu/archives/p7-buildings/
 
Campus Photographs, University of Arkansas [1942]
Held by Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries
Description Photographs taken for a report on the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. The report was prepared by the Arkansas State Planning Board and the Arkansas State Publicity Commission for the Arkansas State Governor, Homer M. Adkins, in 1942 to promote the University as a military training facility.
Size 21 photographs
Dates Covered May-June 1942
Call Number MC 1403
Arrangement By name of building
Index or Catalog finding aid online at http://libraries.uark.edu/specialcollections/findingaids/campusphotos2.html
 
Campus Photographs, University of Arkansas [1907-1911]
Held by Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries
Description Facilities and scenes on the campus at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Photographer Seven of the photos bear the Grabill Photo insignia
Size 36 photographs
Dates Covered 1907-1911
Call Number MC 1157
Arrangement By title of building or scene
Index or Catalog Finding aid online at http://libraries.uark.edu/specialcollections/findingaids/campusphotos2.html
 
Charles Dove Collection (Collection P28)
Held by UCA Archives
Description The Charles Dove Photograph Collection consists of 3,766 images photographed by Dove of Benton, Saline County, Arkansas. Much of the collection is devoted to the Niloak Pottery Company, manufacturer of "Mission Ware" pottery. Scenes of community life and people in Benton, local citizens, school events, parades. Many are unidentified. Dove worked for the Niloak Pottery Company; he operated a photography studio in Benton and worked for the Arkansas Gazette in Little Rock.
Photographer Charles Dove
Size 3,766 photographs and negatives
Dates Covered 1920-1945
Call Number By photo collection number and photo number
Arrangement
Online Availability Written descriptions only
Online Location http://uca.edu/archives/p28-charles-dove/
 
Children (Collection P12)
Held by UCA Archives
Description Images of children, as individuals and in groups.
Photographer Unknown.
Size 7 photographs, negatives, postcards
Dates Covered 1880-1923
Call Number By photo collection number and photo number
Arrangement
Online Availability Written descriptions only
Online Location http://uca.edu/archives/p12-children/
 
Disasters (Collection P16)
Held by UCA Archives
Description Images relate to natural disasters in Arkansas, and cover floods, tornadoes, earthquakes, drought scenes and fires – such as the Arlington Hotel fire of 1923. Pictures portraying the economic impact of the Great Depression are included in “Collection No. 23 Economic Conditions.”
Photographer Unknown.
Size 35 photographs, negatives, postcards
Dates Covered 1911-1972
Call Number By photo collection number and photo number
Arrangement
Online Availability Written descriptions only
Online Location http://uca.edu/archives/p16-disasters/
 
Dr. Robert B. Walz Photograph Collection
Held by Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives
Description

The Walz Collection has never been completely indexed, but according to the finding aid it contains 2500 to some 3,000 photographs. They are arranged in notebooks. The arrangement is mostly geographical. Additional notebooks list the pictures by year, name and subject. Dr. Walz copied the pictures over a period of years for many different purposes including a newspaper series, for exhibits, for a TV production, for museums, historical societies and SARA (the Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives), for friends and family and even for strangers who requested photos. He did his best to enhance deteriorating images and obtained as much information as possible about the photos and the people in them.

The positive images are copied on a form and are arranged in 15 notebooks with numbers, identification, source, number of negatives and various size prints available. The 8x10 and smaller prints are also available for browsing in 17 notebooks arranged by county and community and chronologically with numbering. Large prints are arranged in boxes by number. The collection includes everything Dr. Walz copied and is available for browsing.

About 300 Walz photos are online at http://peace.saumag.edu/swark/photos/photos.html.

Photographer Unknown
Size 2500 - 3000 photos
Dates Covered approx. 1870 to early 1960s
Call Number Stored in binders on site at SARA
Arrangement Divided by county and subject matter
Index or Catalog There is an index at SARA.
Online Availability No
Online Location http://peace.saumag.edu/swark/photos/photos.html
 
Education (Collection P3)
Held by UCA Archives
Description Photo Collection Number 3 contains images relating to education in Arkansas. Photos included span the spectrum of issues and subjects related – sometimes distantly – to education. Libraries are included in education.
Photographer Unknown.
Size 69 negatives, photographs and postcards
Dates Covered 1880-1978
Arrangement
Online Availability Written descriptions only
Online Location http://uca.edu/archives/p3-education/
 
Emily Hatten Peyton photo album/scrapbook collection
Held by Ouachita Baptist University Special Collections
Description Emily Hatten Peyton accumulated two years worth of photographs and memorabilia from her years at Ouachita Baptist College, including photos of friends and fellow students, newspaper articles, performance programs, and memorabilia from the two social clubs she joined.
Size 2 Photo Albums, 0.11 cubic feet
Dates Covered 1929
Call Number HH:250
Arrangement original order
Index or Catalog Yes
Online Availability No
 
Ernie Deane Photograph Collection
Held by Arkansas History Commission
Description Ernest Cecil "Ernie" Deane (1911-1991) was an Arkansas native, journalist, soldier, teacher, folklorist and historian. He is best known as the writer of the original Arkansas Traveler (1956-1965) newspaper column in the Arkansas Gazette for which most of the negatives in this collection were made.
Photographer Deane, Ernie, 1911-1991
Size Over 7000 images
Dates Covered 1956-1965
Arrangement Arrangement supplied by photographer
Index or Catalog Yes
 
Faulkner County Historical Society (Collection P4)
Held by UCA Archives
Description The Faulkner County Historical Society (FCHS) in Conway, Arkansas, compiled the collection. Many of the photographs were published in a1986 book, Faulkner County: Its Land and People (Conway: River Road Press.) Most of the photos are in Conway and Faulkner County; they are grouped by Conway, Business and Industry, Buildings, Street scenes, Landscapes, Politics and Government, the University of Central Arkansas, Religion, Portraits, Women and Children, Black History, Social Conditions, Sports and Recreation, Education, Historic Places, Transportation, Military Affairs, Agriculture, Disasters, Natural Resources.
Photographer Unknown.
Size 551 photographs, postcards and drawings
Dates Covered 1863-2007
Call Number By photo collection number and photo number
Arrangement
Online Availability Written description only.
Online Location http://uca.edu/archives/p4-faulkner-county-historical-society/
 
Garland County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Held by Garland County Historical Society
Description The Garland County Historical Society photograph collection in Hot Springs, Arkansas, is the largest group of Garland County photographs in existence. Many of the approximately 20,000 images were collected in connection with the preparation of The Record, the society’s yearly journal, but the subjects are even more varied than the topics covered in the publication. The rural portion of the county is represented in addition to Hot Springs proper, and there is a special emphasis on the area now under Lake Ouachita. The collection includes a sizable number of stereoscopic views of Hot Springs taken by J. F. Kennedy from the 1870s to the early 1900s.
Photographer Most unknown; many by J.F. Kennedy
Size Approximately 20,000 photographs
Dates Covered 1860s to present
Arrangement Arrangement is not in any particular order.
Index or Catalog Alphabetical card catalog indexing the photographs
Online Availability Limited sample online; digitization of collection is in progress
Online Location http://www.garlandcountyhistoricalsociety.com
 
General Photograph File
Held by Arkansas History Commission
Description The general photograph file consists of a general collection of images of Arkansas and its people. The majority of the collection consists of black and white prints on paper and safety negatives. Some color visuals are also available. There are limited numbers of rarer photographic images such as daguerreotypes, tintypes, ambrotypes, and cyanotypes. Also included are non-photographic images such as line drawings, postcards, engravings, and portraits.
Size Over 400,000 images
Dates Covered circa 1860-present
Arrangement Arrangement is by accession.
Index or Catalog Yes
Online Availability Very few selected images.
Online Location http://archives.arkansas.gov/
 
George W. Streepey Photographs
Held by Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries
Description George W. Streepey was a University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, student and ROTC cadet colonel in 1929.
Photographer unidentified
Size 28 photographs
Dates Covered 1929
Call Number MC 1104
Index or Catalog Description online at http://libraries.uark.edu/specialcollections/findingaids/streepey.html
 
Howard Clark Collection
Held by Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
Description Howard Clark graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in mechanical engineering. Clark managed hardware and lumber businesses in Springdale (Washington County) and partictipated in many civic groups. He developed an interest in photography and used his considerable skills to create images for the many freelance and semi-technical articles which he and his wife wrote for magazines and area newspapers on such topics as decorative mailboxes, coffee breaks, "Popular Mechanics"-style projects, and Springdale's migrant labor camp. He also worked as a semi-professional photographer for local businesses, documenting their facilities, products, personnel, and events. Most of Clark's images are of Washington County, mainly Springdale. Topics in this collection include: churches; county fairs; businesses & business events; livestock auctions; civil defense; businesses (including Heekin Canning Co., Arbor Acres, Pioneer Lumber Co., Neil Worm Farm, Tyson's; Jones Truck Lines); recreation; arts & craft fairs; organizations; agriculture; entertainment; schools & education-related activities; poultry industry; recreation; and Springdale Memorial Hospital. The collection was generously donated by the photographer's wife, Caroline Price Clark.
Photographer Howard Clark (1901-1977)
Size 2100+ modern photos made from in-camera negatives
Dates Covered 1950s-1960s
Call Number n/a
Arrangement By accession/catalog number
Index or Catalog n/a
 
Jay Dee Studio Collection
Held by Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
Description The Jay Dee Studio was owned and operated by J.D. and Marie Watkins in Hunstville (Madison County). The collection contains portraits of families, weddings, businesses, funerals, and events such as the county fair and parade, the Huntsville Rodeo, beauty pageants, St. Paul Pioneer Day, class reunions, dedication ceremonies, community dinners, church gatherings, and football games. This collection was generously donated by J.D. & Marie Watkins and the Madison County Genealogical and Historical Society.
Photographer J.D. Watkins
Size 2000+ prints & in-camera negatives
Dates Covered 1976-1988
Call Number n/a
Arrangement by the Jay Dee Studio's numbering system, augmented by a Museum-produced finding aid
Index or Catalog n/a
 
Joe Keith Edwards Footprints of Fellowship scrapbook
Held by Ouachita Baptist University Special Collections
Description The Footprints of Fellowship scrapbook contains keepsakes and photographs accumulated by Joe Keith Edwards during his senior year (1917) at Ouachita Baptist College. The photographs feature buildings on OBU campus, buildings around Arkadelphia, views of the Ouachita and Caddo rivers, snapshots of kitchen and domestic staff, the road to Hot Springs, and a group picture of the Cincinnati Reds and Kansas City Blues professional baseball teams. Since Edwards was the Editor-in-Chief for the 1917 Ouachitonian, the photographs include originals of many of the pictures in that issue.
Size 1 scrapbook, 0.52 cubic feet
Dates Covered 1917
Call Number BB:34
Arrangement original order
Index or Catalog Yes
Online Availability No
 
Keller-Butcher Collection (Collection P5)
Held by UCA Archives
Description The photos primarily pertain to the Mountain Home - Baxter County area. Many of the subjects are portraits; however, Keller took his camera outside the studio and documented everyday aspects of life in an Ozark community – harvesting wheat, attending an auction, local boys marching off to war.
Photographer Arthur Keller, German immigrant to Mountain Home, AR
Size 2,234 images on glass plates
Dates Covered 1900-1930
Call Number By photo collection number and photo number
Arrangement
Online Availability Written description only.
Online Location http://uca.edu/archives/p5-keller-butcher/
 
L. Oscar Plaster Photographs
Held by Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries
Description The photographs include 53 images of the Arkansas Centennial Celebration (1936) in Mena and 97 images of buildings, events, and people in and around Mena from the late nineteenth century into the 1950s.
Photographer L. Oscar Plaster
Size 150 photographs
Dates Covered 1918-1950s
Call Number MC 813
Index or Catalog Finding aid online at http://libraries.uark.edu/specialcollections/findingaids/plaster.html
 
Little Rock Central High School Tigers Athletic Photographs Collection
Held by Arkansas History Commission
Description This collection consists of the 118 athletic photographs of Little Rock Central High School for the years 1915-1954. A later photograph of the 1967-1968 basketball team is also included. Teams photographed include football, basketball, baseball and track. Many years the teams are state champions. Harris and Shrader, popular Little Rock photographers of this time period, photographed many of the teams. More recent photographs were done by Associated Photographers. Besides showing their work, the collection provides a visual record of male students who were involved in sports during these years as well as the uniforms worn.
Size 2 cubic feet
Dates Covered 1915-1968
Arrangement Chronological
Index or Catalog Yes
 
Mabel Scurlock Pope Photo Album
Held by Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries
Description A Piggott (Clay County) music teacher, she created this album while a University of Arkansas student 1908-1914. Other subjects include vacation trips and her musical studies.
Photographer unidentified
Size 1 album
Dates Covered 1908-1921
Call Number MC 805
Index or Catalog Description online at http://libraries.uark.edu/specialcollections/findingaids/pope.html
 
Morrison Collection
Held by Southern Arkansas University Tech
Description Images related to Ouachita County with emphasis on transportation (rail and river), commerce, business & industry, and oil boom. Original negatives and photos were borrowed from area citizens and copied for the collection. Many are reproduced in the book "Historical Ouachita County: A Photographic Collection."
Photographer Various unknown
Size 3000 images
Dates Covered 1850-1960
Call Number Division of Extended Education
Arrangement Contact prints and negatives of contact prints arranged by topic
Online Availability Selection is available online
Online Location http://www.peace.saumag.edu/swark/photos/sautech/Morrison-EppinetteBook/Contents.html
 
Northwest Arkansas Times Collection
Held by Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
Description An all-encompassing collection of images made during the latter half of the 20th century by the "Northwest Arkansas Times." Coverage area is mainly Fayetteville (Washington County), although other areas in Washington County and Northwest Arkansas are depicted. The collection was generously donated by the "Northwest Arkansas Times."
Photographer includes Ken Good, Pat Donat, Mike Donat, William Cooksey, Scott Flanagin, & Andy Shupe
Size 300,000+ prints & in-camera negatives
Dates Covered mid 1960s-mid 1990s
Call Number n/a
Arrangement prints by topic; negatives by date and/or photographer
Index or Catalog n/a
 
Ray Rains Collection (Collection P29)
Held by UCA Archives
Description The Ray Rains Collection consists of 5,071 photographs made or collected by Ray Rains of Pangburn, White County, Arkansas. Rains, b. 1919, opened a photography studio in 1976, doing portraits and copying and collecting old photographs. Subjects range from disaster scenes to political campaigns. The collection is particularly strong in images from North Central Arkansas, especially White, Cleburne, Jackson, and Woodruff counties.
Photographer Ray Rains
Size 5,071 photographs and negatives
Dates Covered 1881-1984; many from 1920s-1940s
Call Number By photo collection number and photo number
Arrangement
Online Availability Written descriptions only
Online Location http://uca.edu/archives/p29-ray-raines/
 
Ray Watson Collection
Held by Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
Description Ray M. Watson worked several jobs including a long stint as a mail carrier. He had a side business for 30 years as a commercial photographer, operating from his home on Maple Street in Springdale (Washington County). Watson captured new subdivisions on the rise, canning factories, Sunday School classes, race horses, the poultry industry, businesses, Arts Center galas, high school seniors, aerial views, car wrecks, company picnics, prize bulls, historic buildings, hospitals, children's events, fashion shows, first communion portraits, gospel festivals, road and building construction, and churches. Watson was a co-founder of the (4-state) Professional Photographers of the Ozarks. The collection was generously donated by Ray Watson and his family.
Photographer Ray M. Watson (1911-1990)
Size 10,700+ modern prints made from in-camera negatives
Dates Covered 1950s-1970s
Call Number n/a
Arrangement By accession/catalog number
Index or Catalog n/a
Online Availability a small selection of images is available for viewing on the Museum's website
 
Regional Photograph Collection
Held by Texarkana Museums System: Wilbur Smith Archives
Description This collections contains photographic prints and negatives dating from the 1860s through the 1990s. Emphasis on images of Texarkana but overall encompasses Northeast Texas and Southwest Arkansas.
Photographer various regional photographers
Size 13,000 individual images and negatives
Dates Covered c. 1860 - 1990
Call Number Ephemera Room, Museum of Regional History
Arrangement numerically by assigned photo #
Index or Catalog available through research librarian
Online Availability Some limited online access. Contact: curator@texarkanamuseums
Online Location http://tmsarchives.omeka.net
 
Riley-Hickingbotham Library Photograph File
Held by Ouachita Baptist University Special Collections
Description The Special Collections photograph file consists of prints, negatives and slides related to Clark County, southern Arkansas, Ouachita Baptist University, and Arkansas Baptists.
Photographer various
Dates Covered 1800s-present
Call Number Special Collections research room
Arrangement By category such as Clark County, Baptist, etc. and by number
Index or Catalog Card Catalog in Special Collections research room and databases accessible in Special Collections
Online Availability Not currently. Please check back.
Online Location https://www.obu.edu/archives/photographs/
 
Rogers Historical Museum Image Collection
Held by Rogers Historical Museum
Description The image collection includes copies of images in the Museum's own collection and copies of images loaned to the Museum. For more information on the availability of images for private and public use, contact the Museum's assistant director or curator of collections. The Museum does charge use fees for public display and for publication of images in the collection.
Size 20,000 plus images
Dates Covered 1860 - present
Arrangement Arranged in binders by topic
Index or Catalog Partial index available
Online Availability Not at this time
 
Shared History: Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas
Held by Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries
Description 500 photographs of the City of Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas Campus. Shared History was funded in part by grants from the Happy Hollow Foundation. More info available at http://digitalcollections.uark.edu/SharedHistory/about.asp
Size 500 photographs
Dates Covered 1828 to 1986
Call Number online
Arrangement Database (constructed using CONTENTdm)
Index or Catalog Searchable database
Online Availability yes
Online Location http://digitalcollections.uark.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/HappyHollow
 
Shiloh Museum General Collection
Held by Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
Description An all-encompassing collection of images primarily from the six counties that make up Northwest Arkansas (Benton, Boone, Carroll, Madison, Newton, & Washington). Photos in this collection have been generously donated or loaned to the Museum since 1968, when the Museum was founded.
Photographer includes Burch Grabill, J.H. Field, MacRoberts, Mrs. Young
Size 55,000+
Dates Covered 1850s-present day
Call Number n/a
Arrangement by topic and by accession/catalog number
Index or Catalog n/a
Online Availability a small selection is available for viewing on various pages of the Museum's website under such topics as exhibits, collections, photo collection
Online Location http://www.shilohmuseum.org/photo_collections/about_photo_collections.php
 
Shrader Negatives
Held by Arkansas History Commission
Description The Shrader negatives are the work of Joseph Shrader, his wife Bertha, and their son Buddy. Joseph Shrader began the business in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1910, assisted by his wife. Their son Buddy joined the business early and took over after his father’s death in 1946. After Bertha retired in 1957, Buddy continued the work with second wife Delores. Buddy sold the business to C. E. Butcher shortly after Delores’ death in 1946. Butcher donated the Shrader negatives to the Arkansas History Commission in 1991. In addition to photographing Arkansans of all walks of life, Shrader was for many years the official photographer for the Arkansas Senate, Arkansas House of Representatives, the Law School, the Medical School, the Junior College and Little Rock schools including the high school, Catholic High and Mount St. Mary's Academy. The Shrader negative database can be search online at http://www.ark-ives.net/documenting/shrader_negatives.asp
Photographer Shrader, Gustave Joseph, 1870-1946
Size 60,000+ name entries
Dates Covered 1945-1979
Arrangement Chronological arrangement supplied by the photographer.
Index or Catalog Searchable database available online
Online Availability Arkansas legislators only
Online Location http://archives.arkansas.gov/
 
Springdale News Collection
Held by Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
Description An all-encompassing collection of images made during the latter half of the 20th century by the "Springdale News" (later the "Morning News of Northwest Arkansas"). Coverage area is mainly Springdale (Washington County), although other areas in Washington county and Northwest Arkansas are depicted. The collection was generously donated by the "Morning News of Northwest Arkansas."
Photographer includes Charles Bickford & Jim Morriss
Size 300,000+ prints & in-camera negatives
Dates Covered mid 1960s-mid 1990s
Call Number n/a
Arrangement prints by topic; negatives by date
Index or Catalog n/a
 
Tech History Archival Collection
Held by Arkansas Tech Museum
Description Several smaller collections related to establishment and history of Arkansas Tech University, including photographic negatives and positives from annual (Agricola) and campus News Bureau.
Photographer Gerald Edgar, Tommy Mumert, Sam Strasner
Size c 55,000 photographic negatives and positives
Dates Covered c 1914 - current
Call Number Photographic media cold storage room
Online Availability in process
 
The Larry Taylor Columbia County Historic Photograph Collection
Held by The Larry Taylor Columbia County Historic Photograph Archive
Description The Larry Taylor collection includes photos from Magnolia, Emerson, McNeil, Taylor and other area communities in Columbia County. Emphasis is on town and business scenes, local people. Heavy coverage of Sesquicentennial. Photos are well-captioned but not all are dated.
Photographer Unknown; various.
Size More than 300 photographs
Dates Covered 1880s to present
Call Number Personal collection of Larry Taylor
Arrangement Organized by Cities/Communities; 1953 Centennial Celebration; Local Industry; 2002 Sesquicentennial Celebration
Index or Catalog Contact Larry Taylor; see Archive for contact information.
Online Availability Yes
Online Location http://peace.saumag/edu/swark/photos/photos.html
 
Thomas Lonergan Ouachita Baptist College photograph album
Held by Ouachita Baptist University Special Collections
Description The collection consists of one photograph album containing snapshots of student life and activities on Ouachita Baptist College campus in 1946-1947.
Size 1 photograph album, 0.25 cubic feet
Dates Covered 1946-1947
Call Number AA:253
Arrangement original
Index or Catalog Yes
Online Availability No
 
University of Central Arkansas Images (Collection P15)
Held by UCA Archives
Description Collection covers the history of UCA, beginning with the Arkansas State Normal School. Photos are of people: administrators, faculty, staff, students; campus life: sports, theater, music, homecoming and other activities; campus buildings: classrooms, dormitories, Torreyson Library.
Photographer Unknown.
Size 2,740 photographs
Dates Covered 1908-1995
Call Number By photo collection number and photo number
Arrangement
Online Availability Written descriptions only
Online Location http://uca.edu/archives/p15-uca-images/
 
Washington County Historical Society Collection
Held by Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
Description Most of the image in this collection, collected by the Washington County Historical Society over a 40-year span, are of Washington County, but a few feature neighboring counties (e.g., Benton, Madison). Many of the images have been published in the Society's periodical, "Flashback." This is a wide-ranging collection and includes such topics as: education; homes; businesses; mills; courthouses; soldiers and war-time activities from the Civil War to WW II; community events; churches; transportation; natural resources; families; entertainment; organizations; government; health; recreation; law enforcement; and area officials and community leaders. This collection was generously donated by the Washington County Historical Society.
Photographer includes Burch Grabill, J.H. Field
Size 5000+
Dates Covered 1850s-1970s
Call Number n/a
Arrangement By catalog number
Index or Catalog n/a
 
Wilbur Smith Scrapbook Collection
Held by Texarkana Museums System: Wilbur Smith Archives
Description Photographs and ephemera detailing early Texarkana.
Photographer various regional photographers
Size 25 scrapbooks
Dates Covered 1873 - 1980
Call Number available through research librarian
Index or Catalog limited
 
Winnie (Mom) Sanders papers
Held by Ouachita Baptist University Special Collections
Description The collection consists of diaries and ten scrapbooks. The scrapbooks contain many photographs of Air Force cadets training in Arkadelphia, the young women they met there, wedding pictures, baby pictures, scenes of campus and areas around Arkadelphia, scenes of other countries where the cadets were stationed during the war, and pictures of war machinery as well as photographs of Sanders and her family and friends. Many of the pages contain handwritten descriptions of the men beside the pictures. The letters they wrote to Sanders were also included in the scrapbooks as well as birth announcements, graduation announcements, greeting cards and news articles. During the war if Sanders discovered that one of the cadets had died, she put a gold star by his picture or a letter he had written her.
Size 7.7 cubic feet
Dates Covered 1940-1967
Call Number DD:16, 34-38, 40-41
Arrangement by format
Index or Catalog Yes
Online Availability No
 
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