Ben O. Bracken Photograph Collection

MC 1747

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 Krista Jones, 2011.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Bracken, Ben O.
Title
Ben O. Bracken Photograph Collection
Inclusive Dates
1950s-1970s
Identification
MC 1747
Extent
1 linear ft. (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 Ben O. Bracken Photograph Collection was donated to the Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries, on October 17, 2007 by Shirley Goodner Manning of Oden, Arkansas.

Processing Information

Processed by Krista Jones; completed in April 2011.

Preferred Form of Citation

Ben O. Bracken Photograph Collection (MC 1747), 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

Ben O. Bracken was a photographer in Camden, Ouachita County, Arkansas. Bracken's company, Ben O. Bracken Portrait and Commercial Photography, was located 954 Lyons Lane in Camden. Most of Bracken's photographs were taken during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Bracken was married to Adine Bracken and between the two they had two children, Bennye and Ronnie.

Scope and Content Note

The collection includes photograph proof sheets and negatives of businesses, churches, social events, and people living in Camden, Ouachita County, Arkansas. Portraits of individuals are arranged in alphabetical order according to last name.

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged in alphabetical order.

Detailed Description of the Collection

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

Box 1

Box 1 Folder 1

Portraits, B-G (Images 1-39)

Box 1 Folder 2

Portraits, Hag-Han (Images 40-120)

Box 1 Folder 6

Portraits, Har-Hat (Images 121-239)

Box 1 Folder 4

Portraits, Hav-Hay (Images 240-267)

Box 1 Folder 5

Portraits, He (Images 268-311)

Box 1 Folder 9

Portraits, Hi (Images 312-319)

Box 1 Folder 7

Portraits, Ho (Images 320-368)

Box 1 Folder 8

Portraits, Hu (Images 369-459)

Box 1 Folder 9

Portraits, Hy (Images 460-479)

Box 1 Folder 10

Portraits, I (Images 480-493)

Box 1 Folder 11

Portraits, Ja (Images 494-533)

Box 1 Folder 12

Portraits, Je (Images 534-558)

Box 1 Folder 13

Portraits, Johnson (Images 559-600)

Box 1 Folder 14

Portraits, Jones (Images 601-688)

Box 1 Folder 15

Portraits, Jordan (Images 689-706)

Box 1 Folder 16

Portraits, Jorgenson (Images 707-721)

Box 1 Folder 17

Portraits, Justice (Images 722-733)

Box 1 Folder 18

Portraits, K (Images 734-812)

Box 1 Folder 19

Portraits, La (Images 813-948)

Box 1 Folder 20

Portraits, Le (Images 949-979)

Box 1 Folder 21

Portraits, Li (Images 980-1097)

Box 1 Folder 22

Portraits, Lo (Images 1098-1115)

Box 1 Folder 23

Portraits, Ma (Images 1116-1205)

Box 1 Folder 24

Portraits, Mc (Images 1206-1252)

Box 1 Folder 25

Portraits, Me (Images 1253-1300)

Box 1 Folder 26

Portraits, Mi (Images 1301-1309)

Box 1 Folder 27

Portraits, Mo (Images 1310-1344)

Box 1 Folder 28

Portraits, Mu (Images 1345-1372)

Box 1 Folder 29

Combustion and Control Inc. Memphis, Tennessee, Aerial Photographs of Louisville, Arkansas (Images 1373-1390)

Box 1 Folder 30

Harmony Grove Football Queen and Maids Photographs (Images 1391-1507)

Box 1 Folder 31

Hurley Co. Photographs (Images 1508-1527)

Box 1 Folder 32

Immanuel Baptist Church Photographs (Images 1528-1561)

Box 1 Folder 33

Junior League Photographs (Images 1562-1622)

Box 1 Folder 34

General Business Photographs (Images 1623-1640)

Box 1 Folder 35

General Social Club Photographs (Images 1641-1670)

Box 1 Folder 36

Unidentified Photographs (Images 1671-1749)

Box 1 Folder 37

General Materials

END OF COLLECTION

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