Arkansas Native Plant Society Records

MC 932

Special Collections
University of Arkansas Libraries

365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701-4002
Phone: 479-575-8444
Email: specoll@uark.edu

Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Shana Zarnowski, 2017. Updated by Katrina Windon in 2018.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Arkansas Native Plant Society
Title
Arkansas Native Plant Society Records
Inclusive Dates
1980-1998
Identification
MC 932
Extent
2 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 Arkansas Native Plant Society Records were donated to Special Collections in 1988 by the society's secretary, Joseph E. Dean of Heber Springs, Cleburne County, Arkansas. The supplementary papers to this collection were donated to Special Collections by Joseph E. Dean in May 1989, June 1992, and September 1993.

Processing Information

Processed by Susan Lynn Parks and Vera Ekechukwu, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville, Arkansas, in May 1989 and January 1999.

Updated by Katrina Windon in May 2018 to incorporate materials donated in September 1993 (Box 1, Folder 14; Box 2, Folders 8-10; and materials added to Box 1 Part 1, Folder 4 and to Box 2, Folders 2-3.

Preferred Form of Citation

Arkansas Native Plant Society Records (MC 932), 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 Arkansas Native Plant Society was formed in Mena, Polk County, Arkansas, on Sep 20, 1980. It was organized to encourage interest in Arkansas native plants through field trips and programs, and to increase knowledge of native plants by identification, documentation, and analysis. Members have also been active in preserving of endangered plants and other conservation issues. Charter members included Tom Clark, Richard Davis, Clementine Moore, Dr. Jewel Moore, Bill Shepherd, and Dr. Gary Tucker.

Scope and Content Note

The records contain correspondence and papers, (including the Society's newsletter, Claytonia), scrapbooks, and photographs. Box 1 contains correspondence and reference material and scrapbooks of the Arkansas Native Plant Society with correspondence, minutes, newsletters, clippings, photographs, and other items. Photographs are of field trips and meetings.

Arrangement of the Papers

Materials are arranged chronologically by format.

Detailed Description of the Collection

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

Box 1 Part 1

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 1

Papers, 1980

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 2

Papers, 1981

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 3

Papers, 1982

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 4

Papers, 1983

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 5

Papers, 1984

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 6

Papers, 1985

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 7

Papers, 1986

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 8

Papers, 1987

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 9

Papers, 1988

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 14

Papers, undated

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 10

Photographs, 1985-1987

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 10 Item 1-5

Photographs - El Dorado (Union County), Fall 1985

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 10 Item 5-10

Photographs - Mountain View (Stone County), Apr 1986

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 10 Item 11-14

Photographs - Crowley Ridge, Apr 1987

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 11

Photographs, ca 1984

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 11 Item 15-30

Photographs - Field trips, ca 1984

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 11 Item 31-45

Photographs - Arkansas Native Plant society meetings, ca 1984

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 11 Item 46

Photograph - Edith Huey with plaque, ca 1984

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 12

Positive photocopy of pages from photograph album, "Arkansas Native Plant Society."

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 13

Photographs, 1984-1986, undated

Photographs removed from album (#12 above) for preservation purposes.

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 13 Item 47

Photograph - Dwight M. Moore and Delzie Demaree (copy; original print in Volume 3)

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 13 Item 48-52

Photographs - Monticello (Drew County), Fall meeting, 1984

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 13 Item 53

Photograph - Carl Hunter

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 13 Item 54-65

Photographs - Searcy (White County), Spring 1985

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 13 Item 66-82

Photographs - El Dorado, Fall 1985

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 13 Item 83

Photograph - Dwight Moore Award

Box 1 Part 1 Folder 13 Item 84-90

Photographs - Mountain View, Spring 1986

Box 1 Part 2 Volume 1

Scrapbook, 1980-1983

Box 1 Part 2 Volume 2

Scrapbook, 1984

Box 1 Part 2 Item 3

Arkansas Wilderness, Arkansas Conservation Coalition Wilderness Study Task Force, Apr 1982

Contains two 35mm color transparencies, fifty color prints, and one black and white print (all unnumbered).

Box 2 Folder 1

Correspondence, newsletters, minutes of the meetings, 1980-1984

Box 2 Folder 2

Correspondence, newsletters, minutes of the meetings, 1985-1986

Box 2 Folder 3

Correspondence, newsletters, minutes of the meetings, 1987-1992

Box 2 Folder 8

Minutes of the meetings, 1993

Box 2 Folder 4

Directories, 1983, 1985-1987, 1990, 1996-1997 (added Nov 2002), 1997-1998 [added May 2000]

Box 2 Folder 5

Newspaper clippings, ca 1980-1990

Box 2 Folder 6 Item 1-17

Photographs

Box 2 Folder 7

Rare Plant Conference Notebook, 1998

Box 2 Folder 9

Member Lists, ca 1980-1981

Box 2 Folder 10

Hobbs State Management Area Vegetative Field Studies, 1991

END OF COLLECTION

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