Albert Webb Bishop Letters

MS B54

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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
Bishop, Albert Webb
Title
Albert Webb Bishop Letters
Inclusive Dates
1866, 1873
Identification
MS B54
Extent
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries
Abstract
Correspondence pertaining to Bishop's legal and financial affairs as Register in Bankruptcy and to the Arkansas Immigrant Aid Society.

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Use Information

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Acquisition Information

The Albert Webb Bishop Letters were purchased in October 1937.

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections Department staff.

Preferred Form of Citation

Albert Webb Bishop Letters (MS B54), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

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Biographical Note

Albert Webb Bishop was born January 8, 1832, in Alden, New York, to Calvin and Emily Bishop. He earned a B.A. from Yale in 1853, and went on to work as a lawyer, serve in the Union Army during the Civil War, and serve as adjutant-general of Arkansas from 1864-1865. Following the war, he served as register in bankruptcy for Arkansas' second district from 1867-1873, then served as president of Arkansas Industrial University (later the University of Arkansas) from 1873-1875. In 1879, he moved back to New York, where he continued practicing law. Bishop passed away November 29, 1901.

Scope and Content Note

Nine letters pertaining to Bishop's legal and financial affairs as Register in Bankruptcy and to the Arkansas Immigrant Aid Society. Correspondents include James O. Churchill and Jesse Turner.

Subject Terms

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

Arkansas Immigrant Aid Society

Bankruptcy--United States

    Detailed Description of the Collection

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

    Box LOC 134

    Box LOC 134 Folder MS B54 Item 1

    Southworth, Thayer & Co. to A. W. Bishop. Memphis, Tenn. 1 L., February 22, 1873

    Box LOC 134 Folder MS B54 Item 2

    A. W. Bishop to Col. James O. Churchill, Ft. Smith, Ark. Little Rock, Ark. 4 L., March 21, 1873

    In regard to the case of Adolphus Erb.

    Box LOC 134 Folder MS B54 Item 3

    A. W. Bishop to Col. James O. Churchill, Ft. Smith, Ark. Little Rock, Ark. 2 L., April 17, 1873

    Box LOC 134 Folder MS B54 Item 4

    A. W. Bishop to Col. James O. Churchill, Ft. Smith, Ark. Little Rock, Ark. 3 L., August 17, 1873

    In regard to petitions for discharge.

    Box LOC 134 Folder MS B54 Item 5

    A. W. Bishop to Col. James O. Churchill, Ft. Smith, Ark. Little Rock, Ark. 1 L., September 8, 1873

    Box LOC 134 Folder MS B54 Item 6

    A. W. Bishop to Col. James O. Churchill, Ft. Smith, Ark. Little Rock, Ark. 1 L., September 12, 1873

    Box LOC 134 Folder MS B54 Item 7

    A. W. Bishop to Col. James O. Churchill, Ft. Smith, Ark. Little Rock, Ark. 2 L., September 23, 1873

    Box LOC 134 Folder MS B54 Item 8

    A. W. Bishop to Col. James O. Churchill, Ft. Smith, Ark. Little Rock, Ark. 2 L., September 25, 1873

    Box LOC 134 Folder MS B54 Item 9

    A. W. Bishop to Jesse Turner, Van Buren, Ark. Little Rock, Ark. 4 p., May 30, 1866

    END OF COLLECTION

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