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Oreste V. Unti Materials, 1945-1949

Manuscript Collection 2144

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.

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Descriptive Summary

Unti, Oreste V.
Oreste V. Unti Materials
Inclusive Dates
MC 2144
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
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 Oreste V. Unti Materials were donated to the Special Collections Department by Bernard Unti of Germantown, Maryland, in 2014.

Processing Information

Processed by Katrina Windon; completed in October 2016.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oreste V. Unti Materials (MC 2144), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

See Special Collections Citation Guide for more detailed information on how to cite specific documents from the collection.

Biographical Note

Oreste V. Unti was born February 7, 1920, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As an adult, he lived briefly in New York before returning to Philadelphia and working for the United Gas Improvement Company. In the 1960s, he and his wife Margrit co-founded Universal Wine and Spirits, a wine brokerage. An active member of several Philadelphia-area hiking clubs, Unti won a 1993 award from the Appalachian Trail Conference for his work on trail maintenance. He passed away October 21, 2001, at his home in Philadelphia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a series of personal correspondence, dating from 1945-1949, from Earle C. Makin (1917-1990) to Oreste V. Unti, a friend and former colleague. Included with one of the letters is a 1949 photograph of Makin's home at 1250 W Oak Street, El Dorado, Arkansas. Makin, who was living in El Dorado, Arkansas, and working for Lion Oil at the time, writes about his personal life, his professional work as a chemist, and his archaeological hobby.

Arrangement of the Papers

The collection consists of materials in a single folder in a box shared with other small collections.

Detailed Description of the Collection

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

Box 1

Box 1 Folder 1

Earle C. Makin, Jr. and Oreste V. Unti Correspondence, 1945-1949