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Arkansas State Review Committee for Historic Preservation Records
Reports, minutes of proceedings, memoranda, and other records created or received by the Arkansas State Review Committee for Historic Preservation 1973-1979.
Edward Cross Political and Familial Papers
Photocopies of, for the most part, correspondence created or received by Edward Cross. Series I consists principally of incoming correspondence, 1838-1843, from Cross' relatives, friends, constituents, and political supporters during and immediately prior to his three terms in Congress, including election campaigns, patronage, and legislation relating to mail routes, petitions for redress of grievances, agriculture, land surveys, military affairs, banking and the monetary system, slave traffic, and Indian affairs; included, however, are a few outgoing letters, from the same period, which pertain entirely to personal and familial affairs. Series II consists of unpublished essays written, 1856-1857, by Cross' daughter, Nannie E. Cross.
Olive Stewart Gilbert Collection
Photograph of Raymond Harrison Williams; mimeographed genealogical information on King, Butt, and Cox families; photocopies of correspondence from donor containing further information on King and Williams families. Several members have been students at University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.

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    Featured Exhibit: Arkansas Visionaries

    Arkansas Visionaries celebrates the work and impact of notable Arkansans on the Natural State in the areas of agriculture, business, politics, literature, international education, art and architecture. Also included are the works of those who impacted the university and Razorback Athletics.

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