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Special Collections supports the research, teaching, and learning mission of the University of Arkansas by collecting, preserving, and providing access to unique and rare materials.
Special Collections News
Recently Opened Collections
- Enoch Arnold Bennett-Frank Arthur Swinnerton Correspondence
- Correspondence between Enoch Arnold Bennett and Frank Arthur Swinnerton; also includes 31 letters or notes from Swinnerton to Marguerite Soulié Bennett, Dorothy Cheston Bennett, and Bennett's secretary "Miss Nerney"; and Bennett's 3-page literary manuscript, "Frank Swinnerton, a Personal Sketch."
- John Rison Fordyce Papers
- Correspondence and related records created, received, or collected by Arkansas manufacturer, entrepreneur, amateur historian, soldier, engineer, and inventor John Rison Fordyce.
- Arkansas Missionary Baptist Records
- Minutes and proceedings, yearbooks, directories, clippings, histories and other material, 1857-1970, pertaining to Arkansas Missionary Baptists and to related Baptist groups for the period 1840-1970.