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Series 5. Biographical, Personal, and Family Records, ca. 1928-1994. Boxes 28-41.

Subseries

  1. Orval Faubus and the Faubus Family.
  2. Elizabeth (Beth) Faubus (second wife) and her family.
  3. Janice A. (Jan) Faubus (third wife).

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Subseries 1. Orval Faubus and the Faubus Family.

Included are items pertaining to local history, Faubus genealogy, family correspondence, legal and financial papers, and medical and other records of Orval Faubus. Grade books ("Arkansas School Registers") from 1928-1935, when Faubus taught school in Madison County, are in Box 60 and are restricted in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (U. S. Code). Researchers desiring access to the material should consult with the Head of Special Collections. A scrapbook, mostly of clippings (1947-1964), assembled by Jerry Faubus, nephew of Orval Faubus, is in (oversize) Box 57.
Box 28
  1. Local history.
  2. The John Combs place.
  3. Combs Cemetery.
  4. Greenwood Schoolhouse, Combs.
  5. Huntsville High School class of 1934.
  6. Photocopies and notes, Huntsville State Vocational Training School yearbook.
  7. Certificates and Diplomas.
  8. Memberships, clubs, magazines, newspapers, etc.
  9. Orval E. Faubus retirement.
  10. Genealogy--Forbes (Faubus).
  11. Genealogy--Faubus Family.
Box 29
  1. Faubus Family.
  2. Faubus Family reunions.
  3. Nelson, Malinda Sparks Faubus (grandmother).
  4. Faubus, Doyle (brother).
  5. Buckingham, Cressye Faubus (sister).
  6. Salcido, Bonnie and Ralph (sister and brother-in-law; 1 of 4).
  7. Salcido, Bonnie and Ralph (2 of 4).
  8. Salcido, Bonnie and Ralph (3 of 4).
  9. Salcido, Bonnie and Ralph (4 of 4).
Box 30
  1. Tucker, Constance (Connie) Faubus (sister).
  2. Faubus, Alta M. (first wife).
  3. Faubus, Farrell E. (son; 1 of 2).
  4. Faubus, Farrell E. (2 of 2).
  5. Faubus, Fara Elizabeth and Frances Ellen (granddaughters).
  6. Buffy and Bear (dogs).
  7. Tax receipts, 1937-1943.
  8. Legal papers, 1904-1950.
Box 31
  1. Land property sale.
  2. Garland Haskins house, Huntsville.
  3. Tax receipts, 1915-1930--J. C. Haskins (father of Alta Faubus).
  4. Faubus house, Huntsville.
  5. Huntsville house--Newspaper clippings and brochures.
  6. Huntsville house--Loans and mortgage payments.
  7. Huntsville house--Sale and auction, ca. 1971-1991.
  8. Friends of the Governor's Mansion.
  9. Huntsville house caretaker.
  10. First Commercial Mortgage Company, Little Rock.
  11. Union National Bank, Little Rock, 1980-1989.
  12. Worthen National Bank, Conway, 1987-1991.
  13. First National Bank, Huntsville, ca. 1939-1950, 1975, 1978- 1983.
  14. Bank of Elkins, 1967-1970.
  15. Ball and Mourton law offices, Fayetteville, 1979.
  16. Vinson & Elkins law offices, Houston, Texas, 1979-1980.
  17. Rivercliff Company, Inc., Little Rock, 1981-1982.
  18. The Madison County Record (newspaper).
Box 32
  1. Arkansas Statesman, 1964.
  2. Faubus Development Company, 1966..
  3. Finances, ca. 1967-1970.
  4. Veterans Insurance.
  5. AARP health insurance.
  6. Medical records, 1966-1979--Orval E. Faubus.
  7. Medical records, 1987-1989--Orval E. Faubus.
  8. Medical records, 1990-1994--Orval E. Faubus.
  9. Heart problems, 1987--Orval E. Faubus.
  10. Hospitalization, December 1987, April 1988.
  11. Illness, 1991--Get well correspondence.
  12. "Memorable quotes" collected by Faubus.
  13. 80th birthday.

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Subseries 2. Elizabeth (Beth) Faubus (second wife) and her family.

Included are materials, mostly correspondence, pertaining to Beth's family, her first marriage, work with the Arkansas Democratic State Committee that brought her to Arkansas, her children Kim and Ric (adopted by Orval Faubus) and their activities, and her death.
Box 33
  1. Thompson family.
  2. Thompson, James E. (Beth's father).
  3. Drake, Elizabeth MacElroy (Beth's mother).
  4. Thompson, James E., and Marjorie (stepmother), 1958-1970.
  5. Thompson, James E., and Marjorie, 1971-1973.
  6. Thompson, James E., and Marjorie, 1974-1981.
  7. Thompson, Jeffrey (Jeff) Howe (brother), 1964-1973.
  8. Thompson, Jeffrey (Jeff) Howe, 1976-1982, n.d.
  9. Thompson, James E. (Jay; brother), 1958-1971.
Box 34
  1. Thompson, James E. (Jay), 1972-1983, n.d. I.
  2. Drake family.
  3. Forgrave, Laura D. (Beth's aunt), 1961-1981.
  4. Howe, Mrs. George (Beth's Aunt Della), 1963-1976.
  5. Other family members.
  6. Beth--Personal papers, 1937-1955.
  7. Beth and Riley M. Westmoreland (Beth's first husband), 1956- 1971.
  8. Personal correspondence, ca. 1962-1983.
Box 35
  1. Other correspondence, 1967-1983.
  2. Beth--Memorabilia, notes, newspaper clippings. A binder pertaining to "Band Ads," co-developed by Beth, is in (oversize) Box 57.
  3. Beth--School yearbooks (1 of 2).
  4. Beth--School yearbooks (2 of 2).
  5. Beth--Scrapbook.
  6. Beth--"My Personal Scrapbook" (disassembled due to condition; 1 of 6).
Box 36
  1. Beth--"My Personal Scrapbook" (2 of 6).
  2. Beth--"My Personal Scrapbook" (3 of 6).
  3. Beth--"My Personal Scrapbook" (4 of 6).
  4. Beth--"My Personal Scrapbook" (5 of 6).
  5. Beth--"My Personal Scrapbook" (6 of 6).
  6. Beth's "Pilot Log."
  7. Info '68.
  8. Info '68 TV scripts.
  9. Adoption.
  10. Kim Elizabeth Westmoreland Faubus (Kim), 1957.
Box 37
  1. Kim, ca. 1967-1974.
  2. Kim's diary, 1968-1975.
  3. Kim, 1975-1982 (1 of 2).
  4. Kim, 1975-1982 (2 of 2).
  5. Faubus, Frederick King (Rick or Ric), ca. 1966-1984.
Box 38
  1. Kim and Ric--Musical endeavours, Top Notch (1 of 2).
  2. Kim and Ric--Musical endeavours, Top Notch (2 of 2).
  3. Correspondence--Beth, Kim, Ric (1 of 2).
  4. Correspondence--Beth, Kim, Ric (2 of 2).
  5. Correspondence--Orval Faubus, Kim, Ric, ca. 1969-1984, 1993. II.
  6. Wedding, Orval Faubus and Beth, March 21, 1969.
  7. Greeting cards, Orval and Beth Faubus, 1967-1971.
Box 39
  1. Greeting cards, Orval and Beth Faubus, 1972-1975.
  2. Greeting cards, Orval and Beth Faubus, 1976-1981, n.d.
  3. Correspondence, Orval and Beth Faubus, 1967.
  4. Correspondence, Orval and Beth Faubus, 1968-1970.
  5. Correspondence, Orval and Beth Faubus, 1980-1981.
  6. Correspondence, Orval and Beth Faubus, 1982-1983.
  7. Correspondence to Orval and Beth Faubus, 1969, 1973-1976, 1981.
  8. Correspondence, Orval Faubus and Laura D. Forgrave (Beth's aunt), 1982-1992.
  9. Citizens for Decent Literature.
  10. Davis, Jimmie H. and Anna.
  11. United Farm Agency, 1978-1979.
Box 40
  1. Kerrville Folk Festival, Texas, 1978, 1979.
  2. Faubus family Christmas cards.
  3. Medical records--Beth, 1979.
  4. 834 Ivy Wall (house in Houston; Coldwell Banker), 1978-1983.
  5. Divorce proceedings--Orval and Beth Faubus, 1982-1983.
  6. Beth's death, March 2, 1983.
  7. Beth's death--clippings, March 1983.
  8. Beth--Cards and letters of sympathy at death, 1983.
  9. Funeral and financial papers.

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Subseries 3. Janice A. (Jan) Faubus (third wife).

Most of the materials are cards and letters, many from Jan's students.
Box 41
  1. Get-well cards (samples).
  2. Cards (samples).
  3. Cards and letters to Jan Faubus (samples).
  4. Orval and Jan Faubus, ca. 1986-1990.
  5. Cards and notes--Family, ca. 1991-1994.
  6. Cards (samples)--Political.
  7. Letters of invitation--Jan Wittenburg's students, 1986.

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