Joann Baxter Zeisel and Sarah Kathalane Baxter McCool Postcard Collection

MC 2434

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

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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
Zeisel, Joann Baxter
Creator
McCool, Sarah Kathalane Baxter
Title
Joann Baxter Zeisel and Sarah Kathalane Baxter McCool Postcard Collection
Inclusive Dates
circa 1900-1981
Identification
MC 2434
Extent
0.25 linear feet (1 Folder)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries
Abstract
Illustrated and photographic postcards of Arkansas and the Ozarks, collected by Joann Baxter Zeisel and Sarah Kathalane Baxter McCool.

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 Joann Baxter Zeisel and Sarah Kathalane Baxter McCool Postcard Collection was collected by Zeisel and McCool. It was donated to Special Collections by Colin S. Knowles, grandson of Zeisel and great-grandson of McCool, and by his mother, Catherine Knowles.

Processing Information

Processed by Katrina Windon; completed in November 2019.

Preferred Form of Citation

Joann Baxter Zeisel and Sarah Kathalane Baxter McCool Postcard Collection (MC 2434), 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

Sarah Kathalane Baxter McCool was born February 6, 1917, to Jule T. and Mae Johnson. She passed away September 12, 1989.

JoAnn Baxter Zeisel was born September 9, 1934 to Sarah Kathalane and J. W. Baxter. She passed away June 22, 1995.

Scope and Content Note

Illustrated and photographic postcards of Arkansas and the Ozarks, collected by Joann Baxter Zeisel and Sarah Kathalane Baxter McCool.

Arrangement of the Papers

Postcards illustrating scenes in cities and towns are arranged alphabetically by location; other postcards follow. Duplicates have been grouped together.

Subject Terms

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

Little Rock (Ark.)

Fayetteville (Ark.)

Hot Springs (Ark.)

Ozark Mountains

    Related Materials

    Colin and Catherine Knowles inherited around 14,000 postcards collected by Catherine Knowles' mother, Joann Baxter Zeisel, and grandmother, Sarah Kathalane Baxter McCool. The Knowles donated portions of the collection to numerous repositories across the United States. Other related collections include:

    Knowles Postcard Collection, PG 107, University of Idaho Library, Special Collections and Archives

    Joann Zeisel postcard collection, 4249, Historical Society of Pennsylvania

    Knowles Postcard Collection, Archives_KPC, Chicago Public Library

    Detailed Description of the Collection

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

    Box 1

    Box 1 Folder 1 Item 1

    Brinkley- Fuller's Best Western Motel, undated

    Box 1 Folder 1 Item 2

    Eureka Springs- Log Cabin Inn & Country Store, undated

    Publisher: Ozark Postcard Publishers

    Box 1 Folder 1 Item 3

    Eureka Springs- Autumn lake scene, undated

    Box 1 Folder 1 Item 4

    Eureka Springs- Pivot Rock, undated

    Publisher: Harrison Photo Sales

    Box 1 Folder 1 Item 5

    Eureka Springs- Natural Bridge, undated

    Publisher: Ozark Post Card Publishers

    Box 1 Folder 1 Item 6

    Eureka Springs- Natural Bridge, undated

    Publisher: Harrison Photo Sales

    Box 1 Folder 1 Item 7-8

    Eureka Springs souvenir postcard booklet, 1958

    Publisher: Curt Teich & Co.

    Box 1 Folder 2 Item 1-2

    Fayetteville- Washington County Court House, undated

    Publisher: S &S News Company

    Box 1 Folder 2 Item 3

    Fort Smith- Old. U. S. Jail, 1908 (postmark)

    Box 1 Folder 2 Item 4

    Hardy- Cherokee Village, undated

    Publisher: Charm Craft Publishers

    Box 1 Folder 2 Item 5

    Hardy- Cherokee Village, undated

    Publisher: Argro Photo & Postcard Co.

    Box 1 Folder 2 Item 6

    Hardy- Old Bridge over Spring River, undated

    Publisher: Marrison Photo Sales. Photographer: Woodrow Elrod

    Box 1 Folder 2 Item 7

    Harrison- Boone County Court House, undated

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 1

    Hot Springs- Red Milk Snake, undated

    Publisher: Nature Press

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 2

    Hot Springs- Mountain View Motel, undated

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 3

    Hot Springs- Aloha Motor Lodge, undated

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 4

    Hot Springs- "Horned Rooster at the Arkansas Alligator Farm" , undated

    Publisher: F. C. Boving

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 5

    Hot Springs- "Hot Springs Ark. The World's Sanitarium in 1875", undated

    Publisher: Woodcock Mfg. Co.

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 6

    Hot Springs- Presbyterian Church, undated

    Publisher: F. C. Boving

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 7

    Hot Springs- "Beautiful New Drive on West Mountain, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas", undated

    Publisher: Woodcock Mfg. Co.

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 8

    Hot Springs- "Men's Bathing Department, Buckstaff Bath House, Hot Springs, Ark.", 1919 (postmark)

    Publisher: F. C. Boving. Includes correspondence on verso to Dt[?] Leider

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 9

    Hot Springs- "Under U. S. Government Regulation..Hale Bath House", undated

    Publisher: Woodcock Mfg. Co. Includes printed promotional message on verso from The Hale Baths to Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Jones

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 10

    Hot Springs- Maurice Baths, undated

    Publisher: F. C. Boving

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 11

    Hot Springs- "Beautiful Magnolia Trees Bordering Bath House Row and Promenade, Hot Springs National Park, Ark.", undated

    Publisher: Woodcock Mfg. Co.

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 12

    Hot Springs- "One of the Public Hot Water Drinking Fountains, Hot Springs National Park, Ark., undated

    Publisher: Woodcock Mfg. Co.

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 13

    Hot Springs- "Million Dollar Bath House Row and Promenade, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas", undated

    Publisher: Woodcock Mfg. Co.

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 14

    Hot Springs- "Army and Navy Hospital and New Annex, Hot Springs National Park, Ark.", undated

    Publisher: Woodcock Mfg. Co.

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 15

    Hot Springs- "Mr. Ground Hog. Arkansas Alligator Farm, Hot Springs, Ark.", undated

    Publisher: J. M. Connelly Printing Co.

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 16

    Hot Springs- "Merman on Exhibition at the Gator Farm and Marine Museum, Hot Springs National Park, Ark." , undated

    Publisher: F. C. Boving

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 17

    Hot Springs- "Jack Tar Court Hotel - The Nation's Finest, Upper Park Avenue - Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas", undated

    Publisher: C. J. Spencer Wholesale

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 18

    Hot Springs- "Arlington Hotel, Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas" , 1950 (postmark)

    Correspondence on verso to Mrs. Eva J.[?] Fall[?]

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 19

    Hot Springs- "Waukesha Hotel, Hot Springs, Ark.", undated

    Publisher: Charles Cutter

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 26

    Hot Springs souvenir postcard booklet, undated

    Publisher: Jackson News Agency. Addressed from Gerald Hatchett to Miss Joann Baxter

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 27

    Hot Springs souvenir postcard booklet, undated

    Publisher: Mrs. F. C. Boving

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 28

    Hot Springs souvenir postcard booklet, undated

    Publisher: Mrs. F. C. Boving

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 20

    Little Rock - "State Capitol at Night, Little Rock, Ark." , 1943 (postmark)

    Publisher: Inter-City News Agency. On verso is correspondence from Sgt. Henry A. Ramsey to Miss Rosa Lee Parker

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 21

    Little Rock - "State Capitol at Night, Little Rock, Ark." , undated

    Publisher: Inter-City News Agency

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 22

    Little Rock - "State Capitol, Little Rock, Ark." , undated

    Publisher: E. C. Kroppco

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 23

    Little Rock- "First Methodist Church, Little Rock, Arkansas", undated

    Publisher: Quapaw Printing Co.

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 24

    Little Rock- "Broadway Bridge (U. S. 65-67-70-167) Across the Arkansas River Little Rock, Ark.), undated

    Publisher: Inter-City News Agency

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 25

    Little Rock- "Natural Beach Umbrella, Lakewood, Little Rock, Ark.", undated

    Publisher: Inter-City News Agency

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 29

    Little Rock- Central High School, undated

    Photographer: Lee Caskey. Distributed by Lacy's Fine Food, Texarkana, Arkansas

    Box 1 Folder 3 Item 30

    Little Rock souvenir postcard booklet, 1938

    Publisher: Curt Teich

    Box 1 Folder 4 Item 1

    Mena- "Scenic Fall View Taken from Queen Wilhemina Inn Looking North", undated

    Photographer: L. O. Plaster

    Box 1 Folder 4 Item 2

    Mena- "Mountain View Autumn Colors, Talimena Drive, Mena, Ark.", undated

    Photographer: L. O. Plaster

    Box 1 Folder 4 Item 3

    Mena- "Scenic View Taken from Queen Wilhemina Inn Looking North", undated

    Photographer: L. O. Plaster

    Box 1 Folder 4 Item 4-5

    Mena- "Three of the Attractions at the Wilhemina State Park, Mena, Ark. Old Dierks Locomotive, U. S. Army Tank and the Small Scenic Railroad" , undated

    Photographer: L. O. Plaster

    Box 1 Folder 4 Item 6

    Morrilton- 1903 Cadillac, The Museum of Automobiles, undated

    Box 1 Folder 4 Item 7

    Morrilton- 1892 Road Coach, The Museum of Automobiles, undated

    Box 1 Folder 4 Item 8

    Morrilton- 1900 Locomobile, The Museum of Automobiles, undated

    Box 1 Folder 4 Item 9

    Morrilton- 1901 De Dion, The Museum of Automobiles, undated

    Box 1 Folder 4 Item 10

    Murfreesboro- Crater of Diamonds State Park, undated

    Box 1 Folder 4 Item 11

    North Little Rock- Texas Court motel, undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 1

    Ozark- First Presbyterian Church, undated

    Publisher: Counts Rexall Drug Store and Ben Franklin Store

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 2

    Petit Jean Mountain State Park- Natural Bridge, undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 3

    Petit Jean Mountain State Park- View of Petit Jean Mountain and Arkansas River, undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 4

    Rogers- Rogers Public High School, undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 5

    Stuttgart- Arkansas Rice Growers Co-Op Association Rice Mill, undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 6

    Texarkana- Cotton compress, undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 7

    Van Buren- Bob Burns home, undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 8

    Waldron- Aloha Motel, undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 9

    West Memphis- Bil-Roy Hotel and Service Station, undated

    Includes correspondence on verso; recipient not legible.

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 10

    West Memphis- Sternwheel river boats, undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 11

    "St. Charles Ferry, Highway One near De Witt, Arkansas", undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 12

    Lake Norfork Ferry, undated

    Photographer: Bill Kobert

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 13-14

    "Eagleton Vista on Rich Mountain near Mena, Arkansas", undated

    Photographer: Brock

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 15

    "Greetings from the Ozarks", undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 16

    "Flaming Fall Revue, in the Beautiful Ozarks", undated

    Photographer: Brock

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 17

    "Beautiful Buffalo River in the Arkansas Ozarks", undated

    Photographer: Harry L. Hammond

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 18

    Jim Lane Cabin near Branson, Missouri, undated

    Photographer: Brock

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 19

    "Old Iron Bridge in the Ozarks", undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 20

    "Roadside Parking Area at Kingsriver Bridge. Located on U. S. Highway 62 between Berryville and Eureka Springs, Arkansas.", undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 21

    "U. S. Highway 62 in the Beautiful Arkansas Ozarks", undated

    Photographer: Brock

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 22

    "Inspiration Point, located between Gateway and Eureka Springs, Arkansas, on U. S. Highway 62.", undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 23-24

    "Bird's-eye View from Panorama Point on U. S. Highway 62, between Gateway and Eureka Springs, Arkansas" , undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 25

    "Scenic Highway 7, South of Jasper, Arkansas", undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 26

    "Scenic Highway 7, 'The Arkansas Parkway'", undated

    Photographer: Brock

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 27-29

    "Scenic View on Highway 7, 'The Arkansas Parkway'", undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 30-31

    "White River below Beaver Dam", undated

    Photographer: Reed

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 32

    "Ozark Stream", undated

    Photographer: Marty Edwards

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 33

    "Scenic View, Marble Falls in the Arkansas Ozarks", undated

    Box 1 Folder 5 Item 34

    "Beautiful Highway U. S. 62 between Gateway and Eureka Springs, Arkansas", undated

    Box 1 Folder 6 Item 1

    "Beautiful Autumn in the Ozarks", 1981 (postmark)

    Correspondence on verso to Mrs. Kathlane McCool

    Box 1 Folder 6 Item 2

    "Beautiful Mimosa Tree with its lacy foliage and pink powder puff flowers grow in the Ozarks", undated

    Box 1 Folder 6 Item 3

    Flowering shrubs in the Ozarks, undated

    Photographer: Marty Edwards

    Box 1 Folder 6 Item 4

    "Greetings from Arkansas" illustrated map, undated

    Box 1 Folder 6 Item 5

    "Greetings from Arkansas" illustrated map, undated

    Box 1 Folder 6 Item 6

    Arkansas illustrated map, undated

    Box 1 Folder 6 Item 7

    "Greetings from Arkansas" illustrated map, undated

    Box 1 Folder 6 Item 8

    "Greetings from Arkansas" illustrated map, undated

    Box 1 Folder 6 Item 9

    "Greetings from Arkansas, Land of Opportunity" illustrated map, undated

    Box 1 Folder 6 Item 10

    "Beautiful Arkansas Ozarks and Lake Norfork-Bull Shoals Lake" souvenir postcard booklet, 1941

    Publisher: Curt Teich & Co.

    Box 1 Folder 6 Item 11

    "Greetings from Arkansas" souvenir postcard booklet, undated

    Publisher: Colourpicture

    END OF COLLECTION

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