Eloise Farris Baerg Papers

MC 1322

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

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Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Krista Jones & Britton Burnett, 2011.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Baerg, Eloise Farris, 1904-1907
Title
Eloise Farris Baerg Papers
Inclusive Dates
1915-1994
Identification
MC 1322
Extent
5.5 linear feet (12 boxes)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

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

Use Information

No Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

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

Acquisition Information

The Eloise Farris Baerg Papers were donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, on August 29, 1995, and March 25, 1996, by Gretchen B. Gearhart, Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Processing Information

Processed by Vera Ekechukwu; completed in January 2000. Reprocessed by Krista Jones; completed January 2012.

Preferred Form of Citation

Eloise Farris Baerg Papers (MC 1322), 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

Eloise Farris Baerg, the daughter of William Buford and Anne Wellborn Farris, was born on December 7, 1904 in Pulaski, Tennessee. Baerg graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1925 and later received her M.A. degree in 1930 from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, and was an English teacher through the University of Arkansas Department of Independent Study for more than 30 years. Baerg was married to William J. Baerg, ornithologist at the University of Arkansas and internationally recognized entomologist. Eloise Baerg was a member of Fayetteville Garden Club and Modern Literature Club. Baerg died on January 27, 1997.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence, academic and literary material, miscellaneous personal papers, newspaper clippings, photographs, slides, and scrapbooks.

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged by topic.

Detailed Description of the Collection

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

Box 1

Box 1 Folder 1

Eloise Farris Baerg Biographical Materials, 1930-1992

Box 1 Folder 2

Diaries, 1936, 1937

Box 1 Folder 3

Dairies, 1946, 1947, 1948

Box 1 Folder 4

Dairies, 1950, 1953, 1956, 1959

Box 1 Folder 5

Dairies, 1963, 1973, 1976

Box 1 Folder 6

Diaries, 1989, 1992

Box 2 Folder 1

Calendars, 1980, 1983-1990, 1996

Box 2 Folder 2

Eloise Baerg to Parents Correspondence, 1923-1971, n.d.

Box 2 Folder 3

William Buford Farris to Eloise Baerg Correspondence, 1935-1957

Box 2 Folder 4

Anne Wellborn Farris to Eloise Baerg Correspondence, 1927-1947

Box 2 Folder 5

Anne Wellborn Farris to Eloise Baerg Correspondence, 1952-1957

Box 2 Folder 6

Anne Wellborn Farris to Eloise Baerg Correspondence, n.d.

Box 3 Folder 1

Eloise Baerg to William J. Baerg Correspondence, 1931-1937

Box 3 Folder 2

Eloise Baerg to W. J. Baerg Correspondence, 1940-1947

Box 3 Folder 3

Eloise Baerg to W. J. Baerg Correspondence, 1952-1959

Box 3 Folder 4

Eloise Baerg to W. J. Baerg Correspondence, 1960-1968

Box 3 Folder 5

Eloise Baerg to W. J. Baerg Correspondence, 1970-1976

Box 3 Folder 6

Eloise Baerg to W. J. Baerg Correspondence, n.d.

Box 3 Folder 7

W. J. Baerg to Eloise Baerg Correspondence, 1930-1937

Box 3 Folder 8

W. J. Baerg to Eloise Baerg Correspondence, 1954-1976

Box 3 Folder 9

W. J. Baerg to Eloise Baerg Correspondence, n.d.

Box 4 Folder 1

William Baerg to Eloise and W.J. Baerg Correspondence, 1949-1993

Box 4 Folder 2

Gretchen Baerg Gearhart to Eloise and W.J. Baerg Correspondence, 1940-1992

Box 4 Folder 3

William Baerg and Gretchen Baerg Gearhart Correspondence, 1945, n.d.

Box 4 Folder 4

Nell Mitchell Correspondence, 1935-1938

Box 4 Folder 5

Nell Mitchell Correspondence, 1940-1942

Box 4 Folder 6

Nell Mitchell Correspondence, 1943-1949

Box 4 Folder 7

Nell Mitchell Correspondence, 1950-1964

Box 4 Folder 8

Nell Mitchell Correspondence, 1975-1994

Box 4 Folder 9

Nell Mitchell Correspondence, n.d.

Box 4 Folder 10

Elizabeth Farris Correspondence, 1928-1994

Box 5 Folder 1

Marianna Farris Seidel Correspondence, 1938-1944, n.d.

Box 5 Folder 2

John David Farris Correspondence, 1931-1962, n.d.

Box 5 Folder 3

Buford Farris Correspondence, 1928-1992, n.d.

Box 5 Folder 4

George Baerg to W.J. Baerg Correspondence, 1915-1934, n.d.

Box 5 Folder 5

Other Family Correspondence, 1943-1994, n.d.

Box 5 Folder 6

Personal Correspondence, 1915-1919

Box 5 Folder 7

Personal Correspondence, 1922-1929

Box 5 Folder 8

Personal Correspondence, 1930-1938

Box 6 Folder 1

Personal Correspondence, 1940-1949

Box 6 Folder 2

Personal Correspondence, 1950-1959

Box 6 Folder 3

Personal Correspondence, 1960-1968

Box 6 Folder 4

Personal Correspondence, 1970-1979

Box 6 Folder 5

Personal Correspondence, 1980-1989

Box 6 Folder 6

Personal Correspondence, 1990-1994

Box 6 Folder 7

Personal Correspondence, n.d.

Box 6 Folder 8

Personal Correspondence, n.d.

Box 6 Folder 9

Personal Correspondence, n.d.

Box 7 Folder 1

Eloise General Materials, 1956-1994

Box 7 Folder 2

W.J. Baerg General Materials, 1925-1969, n.d.

Box 7 Folder 3

University of Arkansas Materials, 1982-1992, n.d.

Box 7 Folder 4

Poetry Class Materials, 1987

Box 7 Folder 5

Poetry Class Materials, 1988

Box 7 Folder 6

Literature Notes, 1992-1993

Box 7 Folder 7

Literature Notes, n.d.

Box 7 Folder 8

Literature and Psychology Research Materials, 1985-1989

Box 8 Folder 1

Literary Writings, n.d.

Box 8 Folder 2

Notebooks, n.d (5)

Box 8 Folder 3

Memoirs of Fayetteville Citizens, n.d.

Box 8 Folder 4

Modern Literature Club Materials, 1934-1993

Box 8 Folder 5

Modern Literature Club Yearbooks, 1934-1994

Box 9 Folder 1

St. Paul's Episcopal Church Materials, 1950-1990

Box 9 Folder 2

Fayetteville Garden Club Materials, 1950-1995

Box 9 Folder 3

Travelogue, 1961, 1966, 1983

Box 9 Folder 4

Travel Itinerary & Receipts, 1931-1961, n.d.

Box 9 Folder 5

General Programs and Pamphlets, 1924-1993

Box 9 Folder 6

Baerg Family Newspaper Clippings, 1947-1993

Box 9 Folder 7

Literary Review Newspaper Clippings, 1967-1994

Box 9 Folder 8

Literary Author Newspaper Clippings, 1957-1994

Box 9 Folder 9

General Literature Newspaper Clippings, 1935-1994

Box 9 Folder 10

University of Arkansas Newspaper Clippings, 1962-1994

Box 9 Folder 11

Fayetteville Newspaper Clippings, 1987-1994

Box 10 Folder 1

Photographs (Images 1-70)

Box 10 Folder 2

Slides (38)

Box 11 Folder 1

School Friendship Scrapbook, 1919-1922

Box 12 Folder 1

Eloise University of Arkansas Masters of Arts Degree, 1930 (Oversize)

Box 12 Item 1

Red Scrapbook, 1960s-1960s (Oversize)

Box 12 Item 2

Yellow Scrapbook, 1940s-1980s (Oversize)

END OF COLLECTION

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