Henry Alexander Papers

MC 502

Special Collections Department
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
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Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Katrina Windon, 2017.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Alexander, Henry M., 1905-1969
Title
Henry Alexander Papers
Inclusive Dates
1963-1970
Identification
MC 502
Extent
1.5 linear feet (3 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 Henry Alexander Papers were donated to Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries in December of 1983, by Dr. Robert L. Savage of the University of Arkansas Political Science Department.

Processing Information

Processed by Anthony J. Wappel; completed in November 1988. Biographical note added by Katrina Windon in October 2017.

Preferred Form of Citation

Henry Alexander Papers (MC 502), 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

Dr. Henry McMillan Alexander (1905-1969) was a professor of government at the University of Arkansas and the author of Government in Arkansas.

For additional information about Dr. Alexander, see the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture's "Henry McMillan Alexander (1905-1969)."

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of Henry Alexander's files on the 1967/1968 Arkansas Constitutional Convention. Most papers are photocopies of unpublished reports and proposals used and/or written by various committees revising the Arkansas Constitution. Papers also contain newspaper clippings.

Arrangement of the Papers

Papers are arranged and described in two series:

  1. Series 1. Committees
  2. Series 2. General

Detailed Description of the Collection

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

series 1: Committees,

1963-1968

2 Boxes

series I Box 1 Folder 1

Executive, 1966-1968

series I Box 1 Folder 2

General Provisions, May 1967- August 1967

series I Box 1 Folder 3

General Provisions, September 1967- October 1967

series I Box 1 Folder 4

General Provisions, n.d.

series I Box 1 Folder 5

Judicial Branch, May 1967 - Aug 1967

series I Box 1 Folder 6

Legislative Branch, May 1967 - Jun 1967

series I Box 1 Folder 7

Local Government, 1963-1966

series I Box 1 Folder 7

Local Government, Mar 1967 - Aug 1967

series I Box 1 Folder 7

Local Government, Sep 1967 - Jun 1967

series I Box 2 Folder 1

Revenue and Finance, 1967

series I Box 2 Folder 2-4

Drafts of articles for revised Arkansas Constitution by respective committees

series 2: General,

1964-1969, n.d.

1 Box

series II Box 3 Folder 1

General, May 1967 - Oct 1967

series II Box 3 Folder 2

General, Nov 1967 - Sep 1967 and n.d.

series II Box 3 Folder 3

Constitutional revisions in other states [CA-MD]

series II Box 3 Folder 4

Constitutional revisions in other states [NY-MA]

series II Box 3 Folder 5

Procedures, 1966-1968

series II Box 3 Folder 6

Clippings, 1964-1969

END OF COLLECTION

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