Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Wednesday's Wonderful Collection - Clark-Hamilton Papers, MS.000581

Benjamin Franklin Clark was born in Enders, Arkansas, and taught school in Vilonia, Arkansas, prior to being drafted in 1918. His service during World War I included training at Camp Pike (Pulaski County, Arkansas) and Camp Taylor (Kentucky). Clark was honorably discharged November 28, 1918, and returned to teaching. During the war years, he corresponded regularly with Flora Hamilton of Enders. 

This collection contains 102 letters from Benjamin Franklin Clark to Flora Hamilton in the World War I era. The letters describe Clark's day-to-day activities, which included teaching school in Vilonia, attending classes at Arkansas State Normal School in Conway, and military training during World War I.

Finding aid:

Letters, Benjamin Franklin Clark to Flora Hamilton

1. 1913 January 13 (Box 1)
  • 2. 1913 December 26
  • 3. 1914 July 7
  • 4. 1914 July 27
  • 5. 1914 August 11
  • 6. 1914 August 24
  • 7. 1914 September 10
  • 8. 1914 October 3
  • 9. 1914 December 2
  • 10. 1914 December 21
  • 11. 1914 December 25
  • 12. 1914 December 31
  • 13. 1915 January 11
  • 14. 1915 January 25
  • 15. 1915 March 6
  • 16. 1915 April 12
  • 17. 1915 April 14
  • 18. 1915 April 20
  • 19. 1915 June 29
  • 20. 1915 July 26
  • 21. 1915 August 5
  • 22. 1915 August 11
  • 23. 1915 September 1
  • 24. 1915 December 1
  • 25. 1915 December 16
  • 26. 1916 January 3
  • 27. 1916 January 15
  • 28. 1916 January 25
  • 29. 1916 February 15
  • 30. 1916 May 22
  • 31. 1916 May 29
  • 32. 1916 July 8
  • 33. 1916 October 1
  • 34. 1916 October 15
  • 35. 1916 October 29
  • 36. 1916 November 12
  • 37. 1916 December 6
  • 38. 1916 December 20
  • 39. 1916 December 26
  • 40. 1916 December 27
  • 41. 1917 February 18
  • 42. 1917 March 11
  • 43. 1917 April 15
  • 44. 1917 April 26
  • 45. 1917 May 9
  • 46. 1917 May 26
  • 47. 1917 October 14
  • 48. 1917 October 19
  • 49. 1917 October 28
  • 50. 1917 November 13
  • 51. 1917 November 24
  • 52. 1917 December 7
  • 53. 1917 December 17
  • 54. 1918 January 5
  • 55. 1918 January 18
  • 56. 1918 January 21
  • 57. 1918 January 24
  • 58. 1918 February 2
  • 59. 1918 February 14
  • 60. 1918 February 23
  • 61. 1918 February 27
  • 62. 1918 March 1
  • 63. 1918 March 12
  • 64. 1918 March 20
  • 65. 1918 March 27
  • 66. 1918 April 1
  • 67. 1918 April 13
  • 68. 1918 April 25
  • 69. 1918 April 28
  • 70. 1918 May 6
  • 71. 1918 May 12
  • 72. 1918 May 20
  • 73. 1918 June 4
  • 74. 1918 June 16
  • 75. 1918 June 27
  • 76. 1918 July 3 (Box 2)
  • 77. 1918 July 11
  • 78. 1918 July 26
  • 79. 1918 August 1
  • 80. 1918 August 12
  • 81. 1918 August 21
  • 82. 1918 September 1
  • 83. 1918 September 14
  • 84. 1918 September 25
  • 85. 1918 October 5
  • 86. 1918 October 13
  • 87. 1918 October 26
  • 88. 1918 November 3
  • 89. 1918 November 10
  • 90. 1918 November 20
  • 91. 1918 December 6
  • 92. 1918 December 13
  • 93. 1918 December 19
  • 94. 1918 December 22
  • 95. 1918 December 30
  • 96. 1919 February 5
  • 97. 1919 March 16
  • 98. 1919 April 8
  • 99. 1919 April 29
  • 100. 1919 May 14
  • 101. 1919 August 20
  • 102. 1942 January 13
  • 103. Notes, Flora Hamilton to Benjamin Franklin Clark
  • 104. Miscellaneous
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