Arkansas Political Township Boundaries Records

MS P759

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 Katrina Windon, 2019.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Title
Arkansas Political Township Boundaries Records
Inclusive Dates
circa 1829-1975
Identification
MS P759
Extent
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
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

Collected by Special Collections staff from various sources, including Arkansas county clerks, circa 1974-1975. When known, the source of acquisition of each item is indicated in the container list below.

Processing Information

Processed by Samuel Sizer; completed in July 1975.

Preferred Form of Citation

Arkansas Political Township Boundaries Records (MS P759), 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.

Scope and Content Note

Eleven maps, together with xerox copy of published article and of unpublished county court records, pertaining to the political township boundaries, circa 1829-1975, of Columbia, Craighead, Hempstead, Jackson, Jefferson, Miller, Phillips, Polk, Sebastian, and Woodruff Counties, Arkansas.

Subject Terms

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

Columbia County (Ark.)--Maps

Craighead County (Ark.)--Maps

Hempstead County (Ark.)--Maps

Jackson County (Ark.)--Maps

Jefferson County (Ark.)--Maps

Miller County (Ark.)--Maps

Phillips County (Ark.)--Maps

Polk County (Ark.)--Maps

Sebastian County (Ark.)--Maps

Woodruff County (Ark.)--Maps

    Detailed Description of the Collection

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

    Box LOC 292

    Box LOC 292 Folder MS P759 Item 1

    Columbia County- State Highway Department General Highway Map, 1965 18 x 23 inches. Scale: one inch equals one mile. Includes insets of all crowded areas and towns of less than 500 population. With political townships, as existing before 1965, overdrawn and labeled in red pencil.

    Prepared by Arkansas State Highway Department, Division of Planning and Research, in cooperation with U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration. Little Rock.

    Donated by Columbia County's County and Probate Clerk, Nell Smith, in March 1975.

    Box LOC 292 Folder MS P759 Item 2

    Craighead County- Map of Craighead County, Arkansas, undated 8.5 x 14 inches. Scale: one inch equals 3.75 miles.

    Issued by "Andrew Eston, candidate for Tax Collector," indicating political townships.

    Donated by Craighead County Clerk Harold Thompson in 1975.

    Box LOC 292 Folder MS P759 Item 3

    Craighead County- Map of Craighead County, Arkansas, undated 8.5 x 14 inches. Scale: one inch equals 3.75 miles.

    Issued by "Andrew Eston, candidate for Tax Collector," indicating political townships.

    Donated by Craighead County Clerk Harold Thompson in 1975.

    Box LOC 292 Folder MS P759 Item 4

    Hempstead County- Map of Hempstead County, Arkansas political townships, undated 10.5 x 8 inches. No scale given.

    Hope, Arkansas, Byers Abstract Co.

    Donated by Hempstead County Clerk Dee McMurrough in 1975.

    Box LOC 292 Folder MS P759 Item 5

    Jackson County- Photocopy of James Logan Morgan's "Township History of Jackson County," from The Stream of History 8 (January 1980): 13-27., 1980

    Brief historical sketches supported by 12 maps drawn by author.

    Box LOC 292 Folder MS P759 Item 6

    Jefferson County- Arkansas State Highway Commission general highway map, Jefferson County, Arkansas, 1965 23 x 31.5 inches. Scale: one inch equals one mile. Includes insets of all crowded areas and towns of less than 500 population. With political townships as existing in 1975, overdrawn and labeled in red ink.

    Donated by C. Frank Williams of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, in 1975.

    Box LOC 292 Folder MS P759 Item 7

    Jefferson County- Microfilm printout, reproducing pages 357-363 of "County Court Record Book K," establishing boundaries of political townships as of August 3, 1876, circa 1876 14 x 8.5 inches

    Donated by C. Frank Williams of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, in 1975.

    Box LOC 292 Folder MS P759 Item 8

    Jefferson County- Portion of United States Geological Survey map of the State of Arkansas, compiled in 1965, edition of 1967, 1967 Scale: 1:1,000,000. Two copies. Enlarged to 13 x 13 inch reproduction of that part of original map which includes only Grant, Cleveland, Drew, Desha, Lincoln, Jefferson, Arkansas, Monroe, and parts of surrounding counties.

    Donated by C. Frank Williams of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, in 1975.

    Box LOC 292 Folder MS P759 Item 9

    Miller County- Arkansas State Highway Commission general highway map, Miller County, Arkansas, 1950 25 x 12 inches. Scale: 7/8 inch equals one mile. With political townships and precinct boundaries overdrawn and labeled in black ink.

    Prepared by Arkansas State Highway Commission in cooperation with U. S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Public Roads. Little Rock.

    Donated by Miller County Clerk Hazel E. Degler[?] circa 1975.

    Box LOC 292 Folder MS P759 Item 10

    Phillips County- Map of Phillips County, Arkansas, undated 26.5 x 24 inches. No scale. Blueprint with political townships, school districts, and drainage indicated.

    Donated by Phillips County Clerk David Ewart in April 1975.

    Box LOC 292 Folder MS P759 Item 11

    Polk County- Map of Polk County, Arkansas. (Mena, Ark.: Kelly-Stratton Co.), undated 11 x 8.5 inches. Political townships indicated.

    Donated by Polk County Clerk Helen Thomas in 1975.

    Box LOC 292 Folder MS P759 Item 11

    Sebastian County- Outline map of Sebastian County, Arkansas, undated (before 1907) 20 x 14 inches. Scale: 2 miles equals one inch. Political townships indicated.

    Donated by Sebastian County Clerk Ruth Carmack in 1975.

    Box LOC 292 Folder MS P759 Item 13

    Woodruff County- Arkansas State Highway Commission general highway map, Woodruff County, Arkansas, 1971 25 x 18 inches. Scale: one inch equals one mile. Includes insets of "all congested areas." With political townships overdrawn and labeled in red ink.

    Prepared by Arkansas State Highway Department, Division of Planning and Research, in cooperation with U. S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration. Little Rock.

    Donated by Woodruff County Clerk E. R. "Bing" Miller in March 1975.

    END OF COLLECTION

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