Dean Family Materials

MC 1719

Special Collections Department
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444
Email: specoll@uark.edu

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Phillip Stephens, 2010.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Dean Family
Title
Dean Family Materials
Inclusive Dates
1900-1989
Identification
MC 1719
Extent
1.25 linear feet (1 box)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections Department, 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 Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

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

Acquisition Information

The Dean Family Materials were donated to the Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, on July 31, 2007 by Margaret Bols and Barbara Manning.

Processing Information

Processed by Phillip Stephens; completed in November 2007.

Preferred Form of Citation

Collection title (MC 1719), Special Collections Department, 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

Dora Dean was born February 4, 1898, in the Black Oak community in Washington County, Arkansas, the daughter of Wiley Durham and Mary Elizabeth Parker Dean. Dora graduated from Fayetteville City Hospital in 1921 and Barnes Hospital in St. Louis in 1922 as a registered nurse. She was a public health nurse from 1925 to 1933, when she established the organization Child Welfare of Washington County and Northwest Arkansas. She was a social worker from 1936 to 1966. Dean was a recipient of the Golden Deeds Award in 1957, and a Patroness member of the Sigma Omicron Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota. She also worked with the handicapped as a volunteer several years after her retirement and was active with the Girl Scouts. She died at Fayetteville Hospital on September 26, 1989.

Scope and Content Note

The collection includes correspondence, photographs, albums and financial documents pertaining to various members of the Dean family. The collection also includes Larrabee family materials; Dora's sister, Bertha Dean, married Ray Larrabee on February 24, 1926. The "Personal Documents" refers to material formerly in a binder labeled as such, which was removed and placed into separate folders corresponding to labeled envelopes. The "Munky Bizness" scrapbook contains newspaper articles of local interest and a few pertaining to Dora Dean.

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

Personal Correspondence, 1907-1927

Box 1 Folder 2

Personal Correspondence, 1940-1957

Box 1 Folder 3

Personal Correspondence, 1962-1969

Box 1 Folder 4

Personal Correspondence, 1979-1993

Box 1 Folder 5

Postcards, 1900-1970

Box 1 Folder 6

Business Correspondence, 1957-1987

Box 1 Folder 7

Death Certificates, 1981-1993

Box 1 Folder 8

Deeds, 1920-1987

Box 1 Folder 9

Department of Public Welfare Documents, 1948-1965

Box 1 Folder 10

Insurance, 1927-1982

Box 1 Folder 11

Miscellaneous Dean Family Documents, 1918-1990

Box 1 Folder 12

Miscellaneous Larrabee Family Documents, 1905-1971

Box 1 Folder 13

"Personal Documents" Fire Insurance, 1943-1956

Box 1 Folder 14

"Personal Documents" Binder-Deeds, 1926-1949

Box 1 Folder 15

"Personal Documents" Binder-Miscellaneous Data, 1944-1957

Box 1 Folder 16

"Personal Documents" Binder-Abstracts, 1957

Box 1 Folder 17

"Personal Documents" Binder-Receipts, 1950-1956

Box 1 Folder 18

Tax Records, 1919-1982

Box 1 Folder 19

Margie Dean Scrapbook, 1907-1954

Box 1 Folder 20

Margie Dean Scrapbook Loose Items, n.d.

Box 1 Folder 22

"Elma's Scrapbook: School, Etc" Loose Items, n.d.

Box 1 Folder 23

"Elma's Scrapbook: Poems", 1922-1925

Box 1 Folder 24

"Elma's Scrapbook: Poems" Loose Items, n.d.

Box 1 Folder 25

"Munky Bizness", 1943-1944

Box 1 Folder 26

"Munky Bizness" Loose Items, n.d.

Box 1 Folder 27

Newspaper Clippings, 1944-1988

Box 1 Folder 28

Tintypes, n.d. (Images 1-7)

Box 1 Folder 29

Dora Dean Photographs, ca. 1929 - 1982 (Images 8-41)

Box 1 Folder 30

Edith Dean Photographs, ca. 1984 - 1989 (Images 42-44)

Box 1 Folder 31

Bertha Dean Larrabee Photographs, ca. 1922 - 1988 (Images 45-58)

Box 1 Folder 32

Ray Larrabee and Friends Photographs, ca. 1922 - 1972 (Images 59-73)

Box 1 Folder 33

Miscellaneous Dean Family Photographs, ca. 1917 - 1981 (Images 74-91)

Box 1 Folder 34

Miscellaneous Other Family Photographs, ca. 1922 - 1973 (Images 92-138)

Box 1 Folder 35

Unidentified Family Photographs, ca. 1914 - 1982 (Images 139-259)

Box 1 Folder 36

Miscellaneous Photographs, ca. 1922 - 1987 (Images 260-365)

Box 1 Folder 37

Dean Family Photograph Album, 1914 - 1926

Box 1 Folder 38

Dean Family Photograph Album Loose Items, n.d.

Box 1 Folder 39

Photograph Negatives, n.d.

Box 1 Folder 40

Slides, n.d.

OV Folder 1 Item 1

Dora Dean's Fayetteville High School Diploma, May 24, 1918 (Oversize)

OV Folder 1 Item 2

Edith Dean's Westminster Shorter Catechism Diploma, n.d. (Oversize)

END OF COLLECTION

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