Wallace Institute Board of Directors Materials

MC 2399

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444
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Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Katrina Windon, 2019.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Wallace Institute (Van Buren, Ark.). Board of Directors
Title
Wallace Institute Board of Directors Materials
Inclusive Dates
1930-1932
Identification
MC 2399
Extent
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
Abstract
Correspondence, notes, and resolution pertaining to the Board of Directors of the Wallace Institute of Van Buren, Arkansas.

Access Information

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Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

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

Acquisition Information

The Wallace Institute Board of Directors Materials were acquired by the Special Collections Department circa 1986-1996.

Processing Information

Processed by Katrina Windon; completed in July 2019.

Preferred Form of Citation

Wallace Institute Board of Directors Materials (MC 2399), 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

The Wallace Institute was a Methodist school in Van Buren, Arkansas, originally founded as the Crawford Institute in 1854, with funding from the estate of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Wallace. It was renamed the Wallace Institute in 1857, with Peter A. Moses as its principal. The school closed in 1861 with the beginning of the U. S. Civil War, but the Wallace Institute Board of Trustees (later a Board of Directors) remained in existence to manage the endowment.

Scope and Content Note

Materials pertaining to the Board of Directors of the Wallace Institute of Van Buren, Arkansas. Typescript of letter from Wallace Institute Board President to Board of Directors, discussing bank statement and financial situation; handwritten treasurer's notes regarding loans; typescript of Board resolution delegating much of the work of the Board to a new Executive Committee.

Subject Terms

The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:

Wallace Institute (Van Buren, Ark.)

Endowments--United States--Arkansas

    Detailed Description of the Collection

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

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 10

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 10 Section MC 2399 Folder 1

    Wallace Institute Board of Directors materials, 1930-1932

    END OF COLLECTION

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