Daphne Dailey Papers

MC 731

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

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Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
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Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Heather Young, 2018.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Dailey, Daphne Lowell
Title
Daphne Dailey Papers
Inclusive Dates
1923-1947
Identification
MC 731
Extent
2.5 Linear Feet (6 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

William Wilson, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, donated these papers to Special Collections on May 27, 1986.

Processing Information

Processed by Anthony J. Wappel, Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in February 1989.

Preferred Form of Citation

Daphne Dailey Papers (MC 731), 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

Daphne Lowell Dailey was born in 1913 to O.L. and Ada J. Dailey near Huntsville (Madison County). After receiving a journalism degree from the University of Arkansas in 1932, she taught English at Peabody High School in Fayetteville and journalism at Fort Smith High School in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Scope and Content Note

The collection primarily concerns Daphne Dailey's years as a student at the University of Arkansas. It includes correspondence between Daphne Dailey, classmates, and friends; Dailey's University of Arkansas journalism class papers; her sister Maxine's and brother O.L.'s school papers; and her father's Fayetteville Church of Christ papers; and a few photographs of the Boy Scout Camp at Charleston (Franklin County), Arkansas.

Contains Correspondence, school papers, church papers, and photographs.

Arrangement of the Papers

Material is arranged and described in four series:

  1. Series 1. Correspondence
  2. Series 2. School Papers
  3. Series 3. Church of Christ Papers
  4. Series 4. Photographs

Detailed Description of the Collection

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

series 1: Correspondence,

1930-1947

Box 1

This series contains correspondence to Daphne Dailey from friends and classmates, as well as a collection of Christmas cards. Folder 12 contains correspondence to her father, O.L. Dailey, Sr.

series I Box 1 Folder 1

Correspondence, 1930

series I Box 1 Folder 2

Correspondence, 1931

series I Box 1 Folder 3

Correspondence, 1932

series I Box 1 Folder 4

Correspondence, Jan 1933-May 1933

series I Box 1 Folder 5

Correspondence, Jul 1933-Dec 1933

series I Box 1 Folder 6

Correspondence, 1934-1936

series I Box 1 Folder 7

Correspondence, n.d.

series I Box 1 Folder 8

Correspondence, n.d.

series I Box 1 Folder 9

Correspondence, n.d.

series I Box 1 Folder 10

Correspondence, n.d.

series I Box 1 Folder 11

Christmas cards, ca 1932-1933

series I Box 1 Folder 12

O.L. Dailey, SR., 1930-1947

series 2: School Papers,

1923-1942

Boxes 2-5

Boxes 2-3 contain Daphne Dailey's grade school and University of Arkansas papers. Her papers include essays she wrote for her journalism classes. Her papers also include class notes, and notes she used when she taught English at Peabody High School (Fayetteville) and journalism at Fort Smith High School. Box 4 contains University of Arkansas memorabilia, and box 5 contains her sister Maxine's and her brother O.L., Jr.'s school papers.

series II Box 2 Folder 1

Grade School papers, 1923

series II Box 2 Folder 2

U of A "editorial writing" class papers, 1932

series II Box 2 Folder 3

U of A "newspaper problems" class papers, 1932

series II Box 2 Folder 4

U of A - other class papers, ca 1926-1932

series II Box 2 Folder 5

U of A - other class papers, ca 1926-1932

series II Box 2 Folder 6

Handwritten essays, ca 1932

series II Box 2 Folder 7

Typed essays, ca 1932

series II Box 2 Folder 8

Typed essays about the University of Arkansas, 1932

series II Box 3 Folder 1

American history class notes, n.d.

series II Box 3 Folder 2

Russian history class notes, n.d.

series II Box 3 Folder 3

Index (note) cards alphabetized by subject, n.d.

series II Box 3 Folder 4

Miscellaneous class notes, ca 1932

series II Box 3 Folder 5

Notes for teaching, ca 1933

series II Box 3 Folder 6

Music books, n.d.

series II Box 4 Folder 1

Bylaws for Kappa Kappa Gamma, Theta Sigma Phi, and other campus clubs, ca 1932

series II Box 4 Folder 2

Invitations from sororities and fraternities, n.d.

series II Box 4 Folder 3

Invitations from other campus clubs, n.d.

series II Box 4 Folder 4

Other memorbilia, including a 1932 U of A commencement program, n.d.

series II Box 5 Folder 1

Maxine Dailey's high school papers, ca 1935

series II Box 5 Folder 2

Maxine Dailey's high school papers, ca 1935

series II Box 5 Folder 3

O.L. Dailey's elementary school papers, ca 1930-1937

series II Box 5 Folder 4

O.L. Dailey's elementary school papers, ca 1930-1937

series II Box 5 Folder 5

O.L. Dailey's High school papers, ca 1939-1942

series II Box 5 Folder 6

O.L. Dailey's High school papers, ca 1939-1942

series 3: Church of Christ Papers,

1929-1943

Box 6 (13 Folders)

This series contains O.L. Dailey, Sr.'s Fayetteville Church of Christ papers. O.L. Dailey, Sr. (1890-1974) was born to Joel Fayette Dailey and Martha Ellen Dotson in Wharton (Madison County), Arkansas, and came to Fayetteville in 1919. In 1926 he became an elder for the Fayetteville Church of Christ (also known as the Cemetery Street, Government Avenue, and Center Street Church of Christ) and in the 1930's and 1940's, he taught Sunday school. O.L. Dailey retired from the church in 1970. Folders 9-12 (notebooks 1-3) refer to papers removed from three three-ring binder notebooks.

series III Box 6 Folder 1

Fayetteville Church of Christ history, ca 1943

series III Box 6 Folder 2

Fayetteville Church of Christ programs, 1934-1941

series III Box 6 Folder 3

Fayetteville, Fort Smith, and Springdale Church of Christ directories and miscellaneous publications, 1929-1941

series III Box 6 Folder 4

Fayetteville Church of Christ bound Sunday School publications published by Harbart Hooker and O.L. Dailey, ca 1941

series III Box 6 Folder 5

Fayetteville Church of Christ bound Sunday School publications published by Harbart Hooker and O.L. Dailey, ca 1941

series III Box 6 Folder 6

Fayetteville Church of Christ Sunday School class record books, ca 1940

series III Box 6 Folder 7

Notebook for Sunday School, n.d.

series III Box 6 Folder 8

Notebook 1: Typed and handwritten notes and outlines pertaining to a teachers training class conducted by Harbart Hooker, 1934-1941

series III Box 6 Folder 9

Notebook 1: Typed and handwritten notes and outlines pertaining to a teachers training class conducted by Harbart Hooker, 1934-1941

series III Box 6 Folder 10

Notebook 2: Typed notes and outlines pertaining to a teachers' training class conducted by O.L. Dailey, 1941

series III Box 6 Folder 11

Notebook 3: Miscellaneous typed notes and outlines, n.d.

series III Box 6 Folder 12

Typed notes and outlines, n.d.

series III Box 6 Folder 13

Handwritten notes and outlines, n.d.

series 4: Photographs,

1910-1930

Box 6 (9 Folders)

series IV Box 6 Folder 1

Charcoal portait of [O.L. Dailey, Sr.?], ca 1910

series IV Box 6 Folder 2

Snapshots of Boy Scout Camp at Charleston (Franklin County), Arkansas, ca 1930

series IV Box 6 Folder 3

Snapshots of Boy Scout Camp at Charleston (Franklin County), Arkansas, ca 1930

series IV Box 6 Folder 4

Snapshots of Boy Scout Camp at Charleston (Franklin County), Arkansas, ca 1930

series IV Box 6 Folder 5

Snapshots of Boy Scout Camp at Charleston (Franklin County), Arkansas, ca 1930

series IV Box 6 Folder 6

Snapshots of Boy Scout Camp at Charleston (Franklin County), Arkansas, ca 1930

series IV Box 6 Folder 7

Snapshots of Boy Scout Camp at Charleston (Franklin County), Arkansas, ca 1930

series IV Box 6 Folder 8

Snapshots of Boy Scout Camp at Charleston (Franklin County), Arkansas, ca 1930

series IV Box 6 Folder 9

Snapshots of Boy Scout Camp at Charleston (Franklin County), Arkansas, ca 1930

END OF COLLECTION

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