Carole L. Harter Papers

MC 2311

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

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Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Katrina Windon, 2018; updated in 2019.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Harter, Carole L.
Title
Carole L. Harter Papers
Inclusive Dates
2006-2009
Identification
MC 2311
Extent
0.75 linear feet (2 boxes)
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 Carole L. Harter Papers were donated to the Special Collections Department by Carole L. Harter of Fayetteville, Arkansas, on September 10, 2018.

An additional binder of materials (Box 2) was donated by Harter on May 1, 2019.

Processing Information

Processed by Katrina Windon; completed in September 2018; updated by Windon to incorporate addittional materials in May 2019.

Preferred Form of Citation

Carole L. Harter Papers (MC 2311), 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

Carole Linebarger Westby Harter was born in 1941 to Florence France and C. A. Linebarger, Jr. She worked as a realtor and as a secretary at Northwest Arkansas Community College. In 2006, she unsuccessfully ran against Republican Donna Hutchinson for the Arkansas House of Representatives District 98 seat. In 2008, she unsuccessfully ran for Benton County District 10 Justice of the Peace. Harter also served as Treasurer for the Benton County Democratic Central Committee, and was president of the Bella Vista Historical Museum for 18 years, before stepping down in 2016. In 2012, she married Bill Harter.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of materials regarding the political activities of Carole L. Harter (Carole Westby at the time of her campaigns), particularly her 2006 run for Arkansas House District 98 seat and her 2008 run for Benton County Justice of the Peace District 10. Materials include correspondence, press coverage, speeches, polling and voting results, and district maps.

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials have been arranged by campaign and by format. Justice of the Peace materials were originally received in a binder, but have been re-foldered for preservation reasons, while retaining the same general topical groupings. House District 98 campaign materials in Box 2 were also originally received in a binder, and foldered for preservation reasons.

Related Materials

Papers relating to Harter's father and grandfather may be also be found in Special Collections:

Linebarger Brothers Papers, MC 946

Linebarger Brothers Papers Addendum, MC 946a

Detailed Description of the Collection

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

Box 2

Box 2 Folder 1

House District 98 Campaign- Arkansas Ethics Commission reporting and campaign expenditures materials, 2006

Box 2 Folder 2

House District 98 Campaign- Donation records, 2006

Box 2 Folder 3

House District 98 Campaign- Expense records, 2006

Box 2 Folder 4

House District 98 Campaign- Bank statements, 2006

Box 2 Folder 5

House District 98 Campaign- Publicity and press coverage, 2006

Box 2 Folder 6

House District 98 Campaign- Correspondence, notes, meeting agendas, and planning materials, 2006

Box 2 Folder 7

House District 98 Campaign- Forum and event materials, 2006

Box 2 Folder 8

House District 98 Campaign- Press coverage-The Donkey Tale (Arkansas Federation of Democratic Women newsletter), 2006

Box 2 Folder 9

House District 98 Campaign- Candidate questionnaires, 2006

Box 2 Folder 10

House District 98 Campaign- Correspondence, 2006

Box 2 Folder 11

House District 98 Campaign- Endorsement correspondence and press coverage, 2006

Box 2 Folder 12

House District 98 Campaign- Advertising, 2006

Box 2 Folder 13

House District 98 Campaign- Promotional materials, 2006

Box 1 Folder 1

House District 98 Campaign- Benton County Representatives District Map, 2006

Box 1 Folder 2

House District 98 Campaign- Expense report, 2006

Box 1 Folder 3

House District 98 Campaign- Pin, 2006

Box 1 Folder 4

House District 98 Campaign- Press coverage, 2006

Box 1 Folder 5

Justice of the Peace District 10 Campaign- Campaign binder cover and spine inserts, ca 2007

Box 1 Folder 6

Justice of the Peace District 10 Campaign- Donation records, 2008

Box 1 Folder 7

Justice of the Peace District 10 Campaign- Expense records, 2008

Box 1 Folder 8

Justice of the Peace District 10 Campaign- Outreach and correspondence, 2007-2008

Box 1 Folder 9

Justice of the Peace District 10 Campaign- Background and issue research materials, 2007-2008

Box 1 Folder 10

Justice of the Peace District 10 Campaign- Background and issue research materials- Benton County Quorum Court and county committee materials, 2007-2008

Box 1 Folder 11

Justice of the Peace District 10 Campaign- Background and issue research materials- District and voter information, 2008

Box 1 Folder 12

Justice of the Peace District 10 Campaign- Polling correspondence and results, 2008

Box 1 Folder 13

Justice of the Peace District 10 Campaign- Press coverage, 2008

Box 1 Folder 14

Justice of the Peace District 10 Campaign- Press release, 2008

Box 1 Folder 15

Justice of the Peace District 10 Campaign- Reporting forms and campaign filings, 2008

Box 1 Folder 16

Justice of the Peace District 10 Campaign- Speech typescripts, 2008

Box 1 Folder 17

Justice of the Peace District 10 Campaign- Voting results, 2008

Box 1 Folder 18

Benton County Democratic Central Committee Treasurer- 2007-2007 Benton County DCC bank report, 2009

Box 1 Folder 19

Photographs of Carole Harter, possibly at an interview, undated

Box 1 Folder 20

Letter to the editor by Carole Hartley, 2006

Box 2 Folder 14

Mike Beebe gubernatorial campaign sticker; Clinton House Museum postcard, 2006

END OF COLLECTION

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