Table of Contents
- Descriptive Summary
- Access Information
- Use Information
- Acquisition Information
- Processing Information
- Preferred Form of Citation
- Biographical Note
- Scope and Content Note
- Arrangement of the Papers
- Detailed Description of the Collection
- Arkansas Native Plant Society
- Arkansas Native Plant Society Records
- Inclusive Dates
- MC 932
- 2 linear feet (3 boxes)
- Materials are in English.
- Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
Please call (479) 575-8444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.
No Use Restrictions Apply.
No Interlibrary Loan.
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).
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.
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.
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||
|Box 1 Part 1||Folder 2||
|Box 1 Part 1||Folder 3||
|Box 1 Part 1||Folder 4||
|Box 1 Part 1||Folder 5||
|Box 1 Part 1||Folder 6||
|Box 1 Part 1||Folder 7||
|Box 1 Part 1||Folder 8||
|Box 1 Part 1||Folder 9||
|Box 1 Part 1||Folder 14||
|Box 1 Part 1||Folder 10||
|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||
|Box 1 Part 2||Volume 2||
|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||
|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