Table of Contents
- Descriptive Summary
- Access Information
- Use Information
- Acquisition Information
- Processing Information
- Preferred Form of Citation
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Arrangement of the Papers
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- Hanks, James Millinder, 1833-1909
- James Millinder Hanks Diaries
- Inclusive Dates
- MC 1335
- 6 linear feet (12 boxes)
- Materials are in English.
- Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
Please call (479) 575-8444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.
Use restrictions apply: Bound transcripts of diaries should be used in lieu of the master unbound copies (Boxes 8-12), for preservation reasons.
No Interlibrary Loan.
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).
Herbert W. Hill Jr., of Pullman, Washington, J. J. Doughtie of Memphis, Tennessee, and Mary Stigall of Paducah, Kentucky, donated the James Millinder Hanks Diaries to Special Collections on March 5, 1995.
Processed by Vera Ekechukwu, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas February 1996.
Preferred Form of Citation
James Millinder Hanks Diaries (MC 1335), 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.
James Millinder Hanks was born at Helena, Arkansas, in 1833. After graduating from the University of Louisville he returned to Helena to practice law. Hanks was a member of Congress for the First District of Arkansas from 1871 to 1873. In addition to his political career he also had banking and farming interests. He was a devout and active Methodist. Hanks died in May 1909.
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains forty-five diaries dating from 1865 to 1907 and seven bound volumes of transcripts of the diaries for the period 1865-1896. The remaining diaries were transcribed by Special Collections and the transcriptions added to the collection. Added to the collection in 2002 in Box 7 are Mr. Hanks's copy of the Methodist Hymnal and a glass plate photograph identified as "Mill, Anne Amelia Hanks, and John."
Master unbound copies of the transcripts are located in boxes 8-14.
Arrangement of the Papers
Materials are arranged by format and sorted chronologically.
Detailed Description of the Collection
The following contains a detailed list of the materials in the collection
Original Diaries, 1865-1876
Original Diaries, 1877-1888
Original Diaries, 1889-1900
Original Diaries, 1901-1907
Transcripts (bound), 1865-1874
Transcripts (bound), 1875-1888
|Box 7||Volume 1-2||
Transcripts (bound), 1889-1896
|Box 7||Volume 3||
Mr. Hanks's copy of theMethodist Hymnal; glass plate photograph identified as "Mill, Anne Amelia Hanks, and John."
Transcripts (unbound copies), 1865-1874
Transcripts (unbound copies), 1875-1884
Transcripts (unbound copies), 1885-1892
Transcripts (unbound copies), 1893-1900
Transcripts (unbound copies), 1901-1909
END OF COLLECTION