Harvey Parnell Speeches

MC 80

Special Collections
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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
Parnell, Harvey, 1880-1936
Title
Harvey Parnell Speeches
Inclusive Dates
1928-1931
Identification
MC 80
Extent
0.04 linear feet (4 folders)
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 Harvey Parnell Speeches were donated to the Special Collections Department by Walter Lee Brown of Fayetteville, Arkansas, on October 27, 1969.

Processing Information

Processed by Nan Lawler; completed August 1986.

Preferred Form of Citation

Harvey Parnell Speeches (MC 80), 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

Harvey Parnell, born February 28, 1880, in Orlando, Cleveland County, Arkansas, was a politician, businessman, and farmer. He was elected to the state legislature in 1918 as representative from Chicot County; in 1923, he was elected state senator. Elected lieutenant governor in 1926, he succeeded John E. Martineau as governor when Martineau resigned, March 14, 1928, to become a United States district judge. Parnell was elected to his first full term in 1928, and was re-elected in 1930. He died January 16, 1936.

Scope and Content Note

The material consists of speeches delivered by Governor Parnell, as well as articles written by him, and two newspapers.

Related Materials

Records related to the Harvey Parnell Speeches include:

Harvey Parnell Speeches and Scrapbooks, MS P24

Subject Terms

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

Arkansas--Government and politics

    Detailed Description of the Collection

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

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 1

    Speeches, 1928-1929

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 1 Item 1

    Campaign speech, for Democrats, Al Smith in particular, 1928 (Incomplete; page(s) missing at end)

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 1 Item 2

    Dedication for Huntsville vocational school, July 25, 1929 (Includes 2 copies of page 1; one copy with identification and date written in pencil)

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 1 Item 3

    Welcome to Arkansas Federation of Women's Clubs, biennial convention, Little Rock, November 6, 1929

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 1 Item 4

    Speech to Arkansas Educational Association, November 15, 1929

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 1 Item 5

    Page from unknown speech, 1929

    Possibly another version of speech in favor of state income tax, July 4, 1929 (MS P24, Folder 3, Item 27)

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 2

    Speeches, 1930-1931, undated

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 2 Item 6

    Speech "dictated on typewriter for Gov. 5-5-30," probably delivered several times with minor modifications (some changes in pencil on copy), on school finances, consolidation, and the State Equilization program., May 5, 1930

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 2 Item 7

    "Five minute address to introduce Governor Wm. J. Holloway, of Oklahoma, who will deliver diplomas to the graduates of Ouachita College on May 26, 1930, at 10:30 A. M.", May 26, 1930

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 2 Item 8

    "Donaldson Bridge opening", 1930

    Much of the same speech as Folder 2, Item 6

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 2 Item 9

    Radio speeches: greetings from Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt of New York, response and greetings from Governor Harvey Parnell of Arkansas. , 1930

    Includes three copies of Parnell's speech, two with corrections and changes, the third a one-page copy (for release to newspapers?).

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 2 Item 10

    "Silver Jubilee to Bishop Morris", May 5, 1931

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 2 Item 11

    "Civil reception in honor of Cardinal Dougherty", May 6, 1931

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 2 Item 12

    Welcome to Hot Springs meeting of American Fisheries Society, International Association of Game, Fish and Conservation Commissioners, and the Arkansas Isaak Walton League. Copy with note "Release am 9/24/31.", September 23, 1931

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 2 Item 13

    Radio speech, KLRA, about American Red Cross, with handwritten corrections and changes, , November 8, 1931

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 2 Item 14

    Radio speech "Delivered over KWKH Shreveport, La 11/19/31" on cotton in Arkansas. , November 19, 1931

    See also MS P24, folder 3, item 30.

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 2 Item 15

    Greeting and dedication of Parnell Hall, Arkansas School for the Deaf, November 26, 1931

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 2 Item 16

    Speech on Arkansas economic conditions, especially agriculture, 1931

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 2 Item 17

    Dedication of New Pulaski Theatre, Little Rock, undated

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 3

    Other articles by Parnell, etc., 1929-1930, undated

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 3 Item 18

    Letter to J. E. Richards, Manager, The Southern Peace Officer magazine, July 19, 1929

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 3 Item 19

    "Let's Have It," editorial for the Camden Times (clipping of published editorial in MS/P24 scrapbook vol. 2), September 26, 1929

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 3 Item 20

    "Regulations for the Administration of the Equalizing Fund for the Public Schools of Arkansas." , March 24, 1930

    See also item 6 of this collection.

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 3 Item 21

    Article for [magazine] Plain Talk, about Arkansas, undated

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 4

    Newspapers

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 4 Item 22

    The Richmond [Virginia] News Leader, with headline, "Arkansas Party Visits Local Plants." , January 4, 1929

    Box Small Manuscript Collections Box 3 Folder MC 80 Folder 4 Item 23

    Arkansas Democrat, with headline "Senator Robinson and Parnell Are Leading Races by Wide Margins." , August 13, 1930

    END OF COLLECTION

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