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Judge Wendell Hall Materials, ca 1970-1990

Manuscript Collection 2140

Special Collections Department
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: (479) 575-8443

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Katrina Windon, 2016

Materials are in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Hall, Oliver Wendell, Jr., 1920-2004
Judge Wendell Hall Materials
Inclusive Dates
ca 1970-1990
MC 2140
0.9 linear feet (1 box)
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

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

Acquisition Information

The Judge Wendell Hall Materials were donated to the Special Collections Department by Dr. Oliver Wendell Hall, III of Little Rock, Arkansas, on September 16, 2016.

Processing Information

Processed by Katrina Windon; completed in October 2016.

Preferred Form of Citation

Judge Wendell Hall Materials (MC 2140), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

Biographical Note

Oliver Wendell Hall, Jr. was born June 6, 1920 in Arkansas. He served in the Arkansas National Guard, including active service during World War II, and retired as colonel from the Reserve. In 1945, he married Joanna Edmonson, and they lived in Fayetteville, Arkansas while he studied at the University of Arkansas School of Law. After graduating, Hall moved to Saline County, Arkansas in 1949, where he practiced private law and then served as a deputy prosecuting attorney and as a municipal judge in Benton. The Saline County Bar Association’s O. Wendell Hall Lawyer of the Year award is named in his honor. Hall died in Benton November 19, 2004.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains four framed political cartoon drawings by Ron Meyer of the Saline Courier, a photocopy of a newspaper column by Meyer sharing anecdotes about Judge Hall, and two undated photographs of Hall.

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials have been arranged by format.

Detailed Description of the Collection

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

Box 1

Box 1 Folder 1

Oliver Wendell Hall, Jr. Photographs and Newspaper Clipping, ca 1970-1990

Box 1 Item 1

“Retroactive Family Planning” Cartoon by Ron Meyer, 1980

Box 1 Item 2

Mutt Jones Cartoon by Ron Meyer, n.d.

Box 1 Item 3

Wilbur Cartoon by Ron Meyer, n.d.

Box 1 Item 4

Ben McCray and Wendell Hall Drinking Age Cartoon by Ron Meyer, n.d.