Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Wednesday's Wonderful Collection - Hotze Family Papers, MS.000167

Peter Hotze was born October 12, 1836, at Innsbruck in the Austrian Tyrol and died April 12, 1909, in Little Rock.  He was the son of Wolfgang Reinart Hotze and Mary Sophia Hotze.  In 1856, he came to the United States and settled in Little Rock early in 1857, where he engaged in the general merchandise business.  He was a member of the Capital Guards, which became Company A of the Sixth Arkansas regiment of General Cleburne's division during the Civil War.  After the war, he formed a partnership with John Gould and entered the cotton and general merchandise business.  Hotze had a business and resided in New York, New York from 1873 until 1900, when he returned to Little Rock. 

In 1868, Peter Hotze married Johanna Krause.  They had three children, Sophia (Mrs. Robert D'orsay Wooldridge), Fredrick, and Clara (wife of Colonel James Villard Heidt).  Peter Hotze had two brothers, Frederick and Conrad L. Hotze.  Frederick Hotze was a field marshal of the Austrian empire and was governor of the military province of Bosnia in Austria.  He died in 1900.  Conrad L. Hotze was a prominent attorney in Cleveland, Ohio.  He died January 27, 1913.

Sophia Hotze (Mrs. Robert D'orsay Wooldridge) and Robert D'orsay Woolridge had a daughter, Laura D'orsay Wooldridge, who attended Little Rock High School in 1921 and 1922.  Mrs. Sophia Hotze Wooldridge was a member of the following: City Federation of Woman's Clubs in Little Rock, Woman's City Club, Aesthetic Club and the Fine Arts Club of Arkansas.  She was a member of these clubs during the 1920s and 1930s.

Miss Clara Hotze (Mrs. James Villard Heidt) was a member of the Little Rock Garden Club (1952-1953).

The collection consists of correspondence; Civil War related materials dealing with the Capital Guards, United Confederate Veterans, United Daughters of the Confederacy and the United Sons of Confederate Veterans; legal documents pertaining to land, court cases and businesses; books; sheet music; postcards; receipts; ribbons; stock certificates; newsclippings; fire insurance certificates, and other miscellaneous materials.

Correspondence



1867 January 6: C. Armstrong, Lewisburg, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze
1879 December 4: W.J. Jobbin, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, New York, New York
1880 April 2: H.R. Fletcher, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, New York, New York
1881 August 5: E. Silverberg, Corning, Arkansas, Peter Hotze
1881 September 2: Peter Hotze, New York, New York, H.L. Fletcher Sr., Little Rock, Arkansas
1881 November 22: E. Silverberg, Corning, Arkansas
1882 January 25: E. Silverberg, Peach Orchard, Clay County, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, New York, New York
1882 February 25: E. Silverberg, Peach Orchard, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, New York, New York
1882 July 24: E. Silverberg, Peach Orchard, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, New York, New York
1882 August 24: E. Silverberg, Peach Orchard, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze
1882 October 26: E. Silverberg, Peach Orchard, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, New York, New York
1883 February 19: E. Silverberg, Corning, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, New York, New York
1883 July 4: E. Silverberg, Peach Orchard, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, New York, New York
1883 December 10: E. Silverberg, Peach Orchard, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze
1884 January 8: E. Silverberg, Peach Orchard, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, New York, New York
1884 July 12: E. Silverberg, Peach Orchard, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, New York, New York.
1885 January 22: E.M. Allen, Richter, Arkansas, to E. Silverberg
1885 March 1: E. Silverberg, Knobel, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, New York, New York
1885 July 13: E Silverberg, Knobel, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, New York, New York
1885 November 12: E. Silverberg, Knobel, Arkansas, to Petter Hotze, New York, New York
1885 December 5: E. Silverberg, Knobel, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, New York, New York
1887 January 12: E. Silverberg, Knobel, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, New York, New York
1887 May 14: E. Silverberg, Knobel Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, New York, New York
1888 January 26: John G. Fletcher, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze
1890 December 5: W.W. Carter to Peter Hotze; with pictures of Captain I.A. Buck and Captain F.W. Lehew
1891 March 18: Peter Hotze, New York, New York, to H.L. Fletcher, Little Rock, Arkansas
1891 February 5: William Murphy, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Seattle, Washington
1895 April 22: John Davis, Seattle, Washington, to William Murphy, Little Rock, Arkansas
1898 June 22: Bergen, to Miss Clara Hotze, New York, New York, postcard
1899 January 1: to Clara Hotze, postcard
1901 June 20: J. Neal, Mayor, Van Buren, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1904 May 10: Francis C. Downey, Kansas City, Missouri, to Commissioner of State Lands, Little Rock, Arkansas
1904 May 12: F.E. Conway, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Francis C. Downey, Kansas City, Missouri
1904 May 13: Francis C. Downey, Kansas City, Missouri, to F.E. Conway, Little Rock, Arkansas
1904 Decemeber 9: John Harrington, Linden, Indiana, to Tony Berg, Moark, Arkansas
1904 December 27: John Harman, Linden Indiana, to Tony Berg, Moark, Arkansas
1905 January 6: U.M. Rose, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1905 March 11: Oscar Reinhart, Souix City, Iowa, to Francis C. Downey, Kansas CIty, Missouri
1905 December 29: Harold Borland, Nashville, Arkansas, to Captain Peter Hotze. With picture of Captain G.A. Williams
1907 March 23: William A. Woodworth, White Plains, New York, to Frederick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1907 March 26: Fredrick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas, to William A. Woodworth, White Plains, New York
1907 April 29: G.H. White, Poteau, Indian Territory, to Oscar Davis, Little Rock, Arkansas; with statement coal produced and revenue
1907 May 6: William A. Woodworth, White Plains, New York, to Fred Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1907 May 7: G.H. Witte, Poteau, Indian Territory, to John G. Chitwood, Dardanelle, Arkansas, with certificate and affadavit concerning land
1907 May 10: Fowler and Bolger, attorneys, Poteau, Indian Territory, to John G. Chitwood, Dardanelle, Arkansas
1907 May 10: Frederick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Woodworth, Griffen and Lynch, White Plains, New York
1907 May 10: H.J. Fowler, attourney, Poteay, Oklahoma, to Ratcliff and Fletcher, attourneys, Little Rock, Arkansas
1907 May 20: Ratcliffe and Fletcher, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Hiawatha Smokeless Coal Company
1907 August 22: Lund and Jill, Consulting Engineers, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Fred Hotze; establishes legal description of land
1907 August 22: Frederick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Woodworth, Griffen and Lynch, White Plains, New York
1907 September 12: William A. Woodworth, White Plains, New York, to Frederick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1907 October 26: Frederick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Soodworth, Griffen, and Lynch, White Plains, New York
1907 December 25: Mr. and Mrs. Robert K. Mackenzie, Ashcraig, Wallasey, Cheshire. Christmas Card.
1908 February 21: George R. Mann, Architect, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Peter Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas. Receipt.
1908 July 14: B.B. Brian, Kansas City, Missouri, to J.G. Puterbaugh, McAlester, Oklahoma
1908 July 15: J.B. Peterbaugh, McAlester, Oklahoma, to Hiawatha Smokeless Coal Company, Coaldale, Arkansas
1908 July 17: George Sengle, Fort Smith, Arkansas, to Oscar Davis, Little Rock, Arkansas
1908 July 17: Jerome Sengel, Hiawatha Smokeless Coal Company, Coaldale, Arkansas, to George Sengel, Fort Smith, Arkansas
1908 July 18: Jerome Sengel, Coaldale, Arkansas, to George Sengel, Fort Smith, Arkansas
1908 July 20: George Sengel, Fort Smith, Arkansas, to Oscar Davis, Little Rock, Arkansas
1908 November 20: Irving A. Bush, French Royal, Virginia, to "Dear Friend and Comrade"
1909 February 24: George Sengel, Fort Smith, Arkansas, to Frederrick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas. With accounts payable itemized list.
1909 February 26: Hiawatha Coal Company, to George Sengel, Fort Smith, Arkansas
1909 April 15: J.L. Snodgrass, Bates Coal and Coke Company, Bates, Arkansas, to Greenwood Lumber, Greenwood, Arkansas
1909 April 15: G.B. Rose, Washington, District of Columibia, to Mrs. d'Orsay Woolridge, Little Rock, Arkansas
1909 April 16: Greenwood Lumber Company, Greenwood, Arkansas, to Bates Coal and Coke Company, Bates, Arkansas
1909 April 16: R.A. Young, Greenwood, Arkansas, to Frederick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1909 April 16: Dr. John B. Bond, Sr. and Mrs. Julia S. Bond, to Peter Hotze's bereved family
1909 May 14: Irving A. Buck, Lenoir City, Tennessee, to Fred Hotze
1910 June 10: Fred K. Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas, to "My dear Madame"
1910 July 10: Union Trust Company, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Mrs. Passie Welch, Little Rock, Arkansas. Street Taxes.
1910 July 10: Union Trust Company, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Mr. McDowell, Little Rock, Arkansas. Street Taxes.
1910 December 28: to Miss Clara Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas. Postcard.
1911 May 28: Irving A. Buck, Memphis, Tennessee, to "My Dear Fred"
1911 August 3: J.F. Barr, Cheyenne, Wyoming, to Fred Hotze
1912 September 20: C.L. Hotze, Cleveland, Ohio, to Kaiserlich Deutches Konsultat, Cincinnati, Ohio
1912 December 13: W.F. Maurer, Cleveland, Ohio, to John A. Alburn
1913 March 21: Norton T. Horr, Cleveland, Ohio, to Amelia Boden Bender
1912 Decemer 13: W. F. Maurer, Cleveland, Ohio, to John A. Alburn
1913 March 21: Norton T. Horr, Cleveland, Ohio, to to Amelia Boden Bender
1913 March 21: Norton T. Horr, Cleveland, Ohio, to Anton Scheuring, Mayfield, Ohio
1913 March 21: Norton T. Horr, Cleveland, Ohio, to Anna M. Shoemaker
1913 March 22: Norton T. Horr, Cleveland, Ohio, to John Franz
1913 July 26: Acting Consul for Austria-Hungary, Cleveland, Ohio, to Norton T Horr, Attourney, Cleveland, Ohio
1913 August 25 to Imperial German Consulate, Cincinnati, Ohio
1913 August 27: Acting Imperial German Consul, Cincinnati, Ohio, to Norton T. Horr, Cleveland, Ohio
1913 September 10: E.J. Wetterstrom, Kansas City, Missouri, to Fred Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1913 September 17: H.S. Turner, Agent, Cabin Creek Stone Company, Little Rock, to H.C. Davis.
1913 September 24: A.S. Growler, Chariman Board of Commissioners, Little Rock, to Fred Hotze
1914 April 20: W.L. Hemingway, Mercantile Trust Company; Little Rock, to Frederick Hotze, Secretary Street Improvement District No. 196
1915 November 29: Knaugh, Nachod and Kuhne, New York to Friedrich Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1917 June 2: Sid B. Redding, to Clara Hotze, Little Rock. With two newspaper clippings
1919 August 21: Lloyd and Leonora, New York to Mrs. Clara Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas. Western Union Telegram.
1919 August 25: Wm. S. Mitchell, Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Miss Clara Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas. Western Union Telegram
1921 October 19: Arkansas Producing and Refining Company, El Dorado, Arkansas, "to our stockholders"
1922 April 10: Wellesly College, Massachusetts, to Mrs. R. d'Orsay Wooldridge, Little Rock, Arkansas
1922 June 28: J.J. Farrell, Assistant Secretary, Mercantile Bank Company, Saint Louis, Missouri, to A. W. Fowleri Springfield, Massachusetts. With check.
1922 August 18: Wellesly College, Wellesly 81, Massachusetts, to Miss Wooldridge. Includes two enclousures
1923 March 7: C.C. Kavanaugh, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Fred Hotze
1925 September 16: Mehaffy and Mehaffy, Attorneys at Law, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Frederick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1926 July 5: Heloise Meyer, Lenox, Massachusetts, to Mrs. Wooldridge
1929 May 29: Mrs. J. B Capehart; Tunnel Hill, Georgia, to Women’s Exchange Woman City Club, Little Rock, Arkansas. With fabric enclosure.

1931 December 9: Dallas T. Herndon, Chairman, Arkansas History Commission; Little Rock, Arkansas, to Mrs. Sophie Wooldridge, Little Rock, Arkansas
1931 December 10: Chase Lawson/Lynn Shelton, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Frederick Hotze. With statement of refunds to property owners.
1933 August 10: Janet Miller, Memphis, Tennessee, to Clara
1933 September 10: Mrs. F.J. Wolt(uran?), Federation of Women's Clubs, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Clara Wooldridge, Little Rock, Arkansas.
1934 April 7: "Babe" Wooldridge, University of Chicago, Illinois, to Frederick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1934 April 14: "Babe" Wooldridge, University of Ohicago, Illinois, to Frederick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1934 April 18: "Babe" Wooldridge; University of Chicago, Illinois, to Frederick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1934 April 23: "Babe" Wooldridge; University of Chicage, Illinois, to Frederick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1934 May 6: "Babe" Wooldridge, Universtiy of Chicago, Illinois, to Frederick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1934 May 14: "Babe" Wooldridge; University of Chicago, Illinois, to Frederick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1934 June 2: "Babe" Wooldridge, University of Chicago, Illinois, to Frederick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1934 June 23: "Babe" Wooldridge; University of Chicago, Illinois, to Frederick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1938 July 24: Thomas Kearny, New York City, to Frederick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1940 January 1: "Babe", New York, to Fred Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1943 April 29: James Villard Heidt, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Laura d'Orsay Wooldridge
Undated: Greeting card from American Embassy, Santiago, Chile

Postcards 
1914 December 31: JNH, Grenada, to Frederick Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1915 February 19: E., to Clara Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1915, November 22: Emb[asy], Denver, Colorado, to Clara Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1919 July 6: Hot Springs, Arkansas, to Clara Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1922 April 2: Marion Rose, Aimalfi, to Sophie Wooldridge, Little Rock, Arkansas
1924 July 17: G. B. Rose, Southampton, Paquebot, to Mrs. d'Orsay Wooldridge and Fred Hotze, Little Rock, Arkansas
1924 August 10: Marion Rose, Paris, France, to Mrs. R. N. Wooldridge, Little Rock, Arkansas
1948 July 13: Mary, Yel1owstone Park, Wyoming. to Colonel and Mrs. James V. Heidt, Little Rock, Arkansas
1955 October 14: Mary [?], Quebec, Canada, to Mrs. James V. Heidt, Little Rock, Arkansas
1956 August 1: Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, to Mrs. James V. Heidt, Little Rock, Arkansas
1957 July 30: Helen [?], Rome, Italy, to Mrs. James V. Heidt, Little Rock, Arkansas
United Confederate Veterans 1911 Reunion 4 items
1957 August 4: Helen [?], New York, to Mrs. J. V. Heidt, Little Rock, Arkansas
1958 July 17: Shelly Brewe, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to Fred Hotze/Mrs. James Heidt, Little Rock, Arkansas
1958 August 8: Shelli [Brewe], Acapulco, to Fred Hotze/Mrs. James Veldt, Little Rock, Arkansas
1958 August 14: Shelly [Brewe], Acapulco, to Fred Hotze Mrs. James Heidt, Little Rock, Arkansas
1958 October 28: Fred, Nuevo Laredo, to Mrs. James V. Heidt, Little Rock, Arkansas
1959 May 25: Janet, Rochester, Minnesota,to Mrs. J. V. Heidt, Little Rock, Arkansas
1959 July 5: Fred, Knoxville, Tennessee, to Mrs. Jason V. Heidt, Little Rock, Arkansas
1959 July 7: Fred, Nashville, Tennessee, to Mrs. Jason V. Heidt, Little Rock, Arkansas
1959 July 8: Fred, Washington, District of Columbia to Mrs. Jason V. Heidt, Little Rock, Arkansas
1868,1873,1875: French language letters to "Mon Cher Hotze" 3 letters
Walter Wittenburg, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Mrs. Jo G. Fletcher
Nan Textor, Milan, Italy, to Mrs. James Heidt, Little Rock, Arkansas
G. B. Rose to Miss Sophie
Mother, to Clara Wooldridge, Chicago, Illinois
1899: Clara Hotze 8 items
1906-1909: Clara Hotze 10 items
1910: Clara Hotze 12 items
1911-1913: Clara Hotze 12 items
1914-1919: Clara Hotze 15 items
Undated: Clara Hotze 15 items
1906-1914: Frederick Hotze 8 items
undated: Peter Hotze
1899: Sophia Hotze
1919: Clara Woolridge
Peter Hotze Woolridge 2 items
1911: Mrs. R. d'Orsay Woolridge 2 items
1912-1915: written, never mailed 6 items
1898-1899: Non-English 10 items
1899: Non-English 10 items
1899-1906: Non-English 10 items
1906: Non-English 8 items

Civil War Related Organizations
  
Capital Guards, Anonymous Remeniscences typed 6 pages.
Capital Guards, Anonymous Reminiscences typed photocopies,6 pages.
1911 January 3: Capital Guards from Monument Company
1911 May 17: Capital Guards, Invitation to Dedication of the Confederate Monument
Capital Guards, "Lest We Forget" Our Confederate Heroes, Booklet
Capital Guards, Manuscript, "Lest We Forget"
Capital Guards, Memorial Fund Committee, Final Report
Capital Guards, Photograph of Artist's Rendering of Monument at McArthur Park
Capital Guards, Monument at McArthur Park
Capital Guards, roster, 4 pages
Capital Guards, roster, 3 pages
1911 May 15: Capitol Guards, news clipping "Make Unveiling Impressive"
Capital Guards, Statement of Services Rendered by W.C. Ratcliffe, typed, 6 pages
Capital Guards, Statement of Services Rendered by W.C. Ratcliffe, typed carbon copy, 6 pages
Capital Guards, Statement of Services Rendered by W.C. Ratcliffe, typed draft, 4 pages
Capital Guards, Statement of Services Rendered by W.C. Ratcliffe, rough draft, 12 pages
Capital Guards, Statement of Services Rendered by W.C. Ratcliffe, rough draft photocopy, 13 pages
United Confederate Veterans 1899 Reunion
United Confederate Veterans 1901 Reunion
1901 May 28-30: United Confederate Veterans 11th Reunion Ribbon U.C.V. 11th Reunion Memphis
United Confederate Veterans fifth Reunion Ribbon - Sponsor Omer R. Weaver Camp 354, Little Rock, Arkansas
1904: United Confederate Veterans 1904 Reunion, Roster of Omer R. Weaver Camp No. 354
1907 May 30-June 3: United Confederate Veterans 1907 Reunion, Report of the General Chairman of the Seventeenth Annual Reunion
1909 June 8-10: United Confederate Veterans 1909 Reunion Program
United Confederate Veterans 1911 Reunion, Catalog with map by Missouri Pacific Iron Mountain Railway
United Confederate Veterans 1911 Reunion, Clara Hotze appointed Maid of Honor
United Confederate Veterans 1911 Reunion Invitations to Events 6 items
United Confederate Veterans 1911 Reunion News clippings 1 of 4 12 items
United Confederate Veterans 1911 Reunion News clippings 2 of 4 11 items
United Confederate Veterans 1911 Reunion News clippings 3 of 4 9 items
United Confederate Veterans 1911 Reunion News clippings 4 of 4 9 items
United Confederate Veterans 1911 Reunion News clipping , "Veterans File Through City to War Music"
1928 May 11: United Confederate Veterans 1928 Reunion Invitation to Ball
United Daughters of the Confederacy 1932 Yearbook
United Daughters of the Confederacy 1940 Yearbook
United Daughters of the Confederacy 1941 Yearbook
United Daughters of the Confederacy 1955 Yearbook
United Daughters of the Confederacy 1957 Yearbook
United Daughters of the Confederacy 1958 Yearbook
United Daughters of the Confederacy 1959 Yearbook
United Daughters of the Confederacy 1960 Yearbook
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Application of Sophia Hotze Cooldridge, 1903 January 15
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Catechism on the History of the Confederate States of America 1861-1865. 1954.
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Letter to S.H. Wooldridge, 1931 May 11
United Sons of Confederate Veterans, Bulletin, 1911 January
1928 May 11: United Sons of Confederate Veterans Ball invitation and 2 admittance cards
United Sons of Confederate Veterans, Membership Cards of Frederick Hotze 4 items
1865 August 5: Certificate of Discharge of William Murphy from United States Service
Booklet - "The Flags of the Confederate Armies, returned to the Men Who Bore Them by the United States Government" 1905

Periodicals/Newspapers

1911 May 14: "Reunion Advance Guard Arrives"
1911 May 24: "Reunion Praise Still Continues"
1911 May 30: "Reunion Praise Still Continues," Arkansas Gazette
1911 June 40: "Monument to Women of South Unveiled" The Macon Daily Telegraph, Macon, Georgia
1933 May 14: "Participants in Arkansas' Cotton Festival Entertainments at High School," Arkansas Democrat
"All Over Arkansas"
The First Published Photograph of the U.C.V. Parade
"How Little Rock Cared For "Vets," Arkansas Gazette
"Mt. Holly Gates To Be Dedicated"
"Plan to Meet Reunion Deficit"
"Shower of Praise for Little Rock," Arkansas Gazette
"U.C.V. Affairs," Arkansas Democrat
"Veterans File Through City To War Music"
"Veterans Leave Singing Little Rock's Praises"
"What Goeth On"
1960 October 2: "Old Little Rock: A Long-time Resident of Our Town Reminisces About the City's Past" by Frederick Hotze, Arkansas Gazette
The Arkansas Gardener 3 files
1950 February 19: "West Point Salutes A Salty Sergeant," The New York Times Magazine
Town Topics Journal, 1911 April 20, U.C.V. Reunion article, page 10. 2 copies
Poetry: "Lines on the Back of a Confederate Note"
Arkansas Gazette Centennial 1819-1919, November 20, 1919, use microfilm copy
Arkansas Gazette Centennial 1819-1919, November 20, 1919. Use microfilm copy
Confederate Reunion Edition 1911 May 16, published by The Arkansas Democrat
“Hotze Reception"
Obituary of Conrad L. Hotze
Obituaries of Peter Hotze, 1909 April 1
1931 July 3: "News of Other Days," Arkansas Gazette
"Rachmaninoff Here for Concert," New York
1933 October 30: "Randolph Soldiers Captain of 'Franz Klasen' For Saving 2 Buddies," Star Herald

Legal Materials
Court case Little Rock Well and Pump Company vs. Ferguson Lumber Company, 1901. 
Legal Agreement Concerning Land in Little Rock signed by Peter Hotze and John G. Fletcher, 1891 December 18
Legal Complaint of Ownership, Peter Hotze and John G. Fletcher, 1879
Legal Settlement for Injury, 1908 July 2
Court Case of Accounting and Settlements of Trustee of Peter Hotze's Estate, 1946 January 1
1909 October 20: Certificate of transfer tax, estate of Peter Hotze
1911 April 5: Frederick Hotze, check to Clara Hotze
Checks: The Corn Exchange Bank of New York from the Estate of Peter Hotze, 1909
Check from German National Bank, Frederick Haze, 1906
Claims release to Frederick Hotze, trustee of the estate of Peter Hotze (Gazette Buildings)
1896 October: Complaint in equity, Iowa and Arkansas Land Company v. Michael B. Fielding and Peter Hotze
1918: Court case against Frederick Hotze, as eexecutor and trustee of Peter Hotze's Estate
1908 September 12: Court case, East Ninth Street Work and Crescent Concrete Company
1925 January 12: Receipt from Improvement District Call #196
Manuscript: Description of Colonel Peter Hotze's Home

Miscellaneous

Jefferson Davis Home Association Associate Member Certifivate of Frederick Hotze. No. 5486
1903 June 30: Section Map
Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity Golden Circle Membership Certificate of Frederick Hotze, Jr. 1950 February 1
Alpha Tau Omega
United Daughters of the Confederacy Membership Certificate of Clara Hotze, 1910 February 1
United Daughtes of the Confederacy Membership Certificate of Sophia Hotze Woolridge, 1931 July 24
Newspaper Article "State's History Can be Traced In Mount Holly Cemetery" by Charlotte McWhorter, Arkansas Gazette, 1952 May 25
School of Miss Peebles and Miss Thompson, New York City Certificate for Clara Hotze, 1896 June 4
Homestead Certificate, GIlmer B. Johnson, 1903 April 8
Passport, Frederick Hotze, 1896
United Underwriters/National Fire Insurance Company of Arkansas, The Witte Coal Company, 1906 December 2
Southern Underwriters, Fire Insurance, Witte Coal Company, 1907 February 19
Citizens Insurance Company of Missouri, Fire Insurance, Hiawatha Smokless Coal Company, 1907 December 2
Southern Underwriters, Fire Insurance, Hiawatha Smokless Coal Company, 1908 February 19
Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection Insurance Company, Hiawatha Smokeless Coal Company, 1908 May 9
The Arkansas Fire Insurance Company, William Murphy Dwelling, 1893, April 11
Affadavit of destruction of Scott County Court House and Records in 1882, 1904 May 30
Clara Wooldridge Nametag, artifact
Mrs. Mildred Walker/781 Garrard St. East Toronto Canada, card, artifact
Calling cards, Frederick Hotze, 2 items, artifact
Note concerning Cocktail Party in Nanking
1920 February 25: Office of Board of Health, New Bedford, Massachusetts, to Laura Wooldridge, Little Rock, Arkansas. Envelope.
Arkansas Pioneer Association acceptance of papers, Miss J. Woodruff, n.d.
Artifacts, cards: "At Home after the first of April/2601 Izard Street"
Artifact, card: " F1orence B.. Cotran Current Events Jan 17 - 1924 Whole Course ($5.00) pd If Mrs. R. D. Wooldridge
Artifact, card: "Mrs. Sophia Hotze Wooldridge/1619 Louisiana Street," n.d. (2 copies)
1927: Assessment Upon Shareholders, England National Bank of Little Rock Against the Estate of Peter Hotze
1933 October 20: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, Bill to Clara Wooldridge, Little Rock, Arkansas
Book: Four Place Tables, Mathematics by Beebe
Booklet: Gambling, How to Properly Cheat
Booklet: ''Ninth U. S. Infantry, 1914, Captain James V. Heidt, Company "I"
1925-1933: Aesthetic Club Yearbooks 9 files
1928-1933: Fine Arts Club of Arkansas, Yearbook 7 files
1907 March 7: Banquet Complimentary to the Officers and Members of the 46th General Assembly," Program, Frederick Hotze, a host
1924-1929 City Federation of Women's Clubs Yearbook 5 files
1921-1922: Little Rock Senior High School Yearbook, "The Cage" 2 files
Leaflet: Catalog, Recent Works by Svend Svendsen
Leaflet: Stonegate Souvenir, September 30, 1927
1939: "Continual Memorial Campaign to Rebuild Christ Episcopal Church," Fred Hotze, member
1939: Dedication of Fay Hempstead Monument, Program
1914 February 20: Invitations to Dance at Fort Logan H. Roots 2 items
1913 March 4: Invitation to Inauguration Ceremonies
Poetry
1909 April 12-13: Obituary, Peter Hotze 3 files
Three Theater Items
"Old Friends A Collection of Popular Polkas, Marches, And Easy Waltzes" Cincinnati, John Church and Company
Sheet music: "Arkansas Traveler" 3 items
Artifacts: Three Ribbons, United Confederate Veterans, First Arkansas Brigade
Wooldridge baby book
"Cash Book," 1912-1920
Little Rock Garden Club, 1952-1953 Yearbook, Mrs. J.V. Heidt
The Woman's City Club, 1930, Yearbook Sophie Wooldridge
German National Bank of Little Rock Checkbook of the Hiawatha Smokeless Coal Company of Coaldale, Arkansas. Checks Numbered 41, 74, 90-299. Check stubs 1-90. 1907-1909.
The Matte Coal Company Book of Certificates for Shares of the Capital Stock Incorporated Under the Laws of Indian Territory Numbers 100-146. 1906.
Hiawatha Smokeless Coal Company Little Rock, Arkansas Book of Certificates for Shares of the Capital Stock Numbers 1-100. 1907-1909.
Black Diamond Coal and Coke Company The Interstate Corporation Record; Including: Copy of Charter; Record of First Meeting of Stockholders, By-Laws, handwritten and typed copy of each. 1903-1906
"Cotton Belt Route" Date book for 1914
Manuscript: "Origin of bookbinding" anonymous
1916 February 21: "Memories of W. M. Kavanaugh" with a tribute by Frederick Hotze
1925: Mount Holly Cemetery 15 items
Promissory Note to William D. Hopson for $500 signed Theresa and W. T. Phipps, 1938 January 28
Pulaski County Historical. Society Membership Card of Frederick Hotze, 1958
Receipts: 1866-1934 39 items
Receipt and Card of M.A. Baldwin, Architect, Memphis, Tennessee, to P. Hotze; Little Rock, Arkansas, 1891 June 25
"Reminiscences of Christ Church," an address de1ivered by Fay Hempstead
"Reminiscences of Little Rock in the late 1800s" by Frederick Hotze, Arkansas Gazette, 1960 October 2
"Report and Maps" Envelope/"Report on General John J. Pershing, U.S.A. 1918 November 20. Corrected,1919 January 16"
Tax reciepts: Four files.
Translation of a Speech by Frederick Hotze in German, 1908 October 6
Typescript: Gibb, Frank W. T. Biography of Judge William Ernkst Floyd, 1913 December 13, original carbon copy and 2 photocopies
Typescript: Grand Opera, anonymous
Typescript: State and National Parks Proposed Ouachita National Park, etc.
Typescript:- "Those Two Busy Dames, Rumor and Fashion," anonymous.
World's Colombian Exposition, Chicago, 1892, 1893
World’s Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893, stationery
World's Columbian Exposition Official Souvenir U.S. Postal’s, 1893 9 postcards
Miscellaneous: 1867-1913 45 items
Empty containers of manuscripts
Photographs of Lawrence County, Arkansas, c. 1900-1910, photocopies. Originals in Photo Collection.

Land Related Materials

Abstract of title: Clay County, Arkansas, 1883 April 16
Abstract of title: Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, 1887 April 16
Abstract of title: Randolph County, Arkansas, 1889 December 18
Abstract of title: Clay County, Arkansas, 1890 September 27
Abstract of title: Clay County, Arkansas, 1896 January 24
Abstract of title: Owner M. Reed. Scott County, Arkansas, 1901 October 14
Abstract of title: for T. G. Bates and G. Cox, 1904 March 17
Abstract of title: Owner William J. Echols. Fort Smith, Arkansas, 1904 March 17
Abstract of title: Scott County, Arkansas, 1904 March 17
Abstract of title: for Francis C. Downey, Scott County, Arkansas, 1904 March 18
Abstract of title: for Francis C. Downey, Scott County, Arkansas, 1904 May 18
Abstract of title: Owners James K. and Kate Rles, Scott County, Arkansas, 1904 May 18
Abstract of title: Ownere Jane A. McWhorter. Johnson, Arkansas, 1904 May 18
Abstract of title: Clay County, Arkansas, 1905 December 18
Abstract of ttitle: Scott County, Arkansas, 1907 May 8
Abstract of title: Scott County, Arkansas, 1907 May 9
Abstract of title: Owner G. A. Witte. Scott County, Arkansas, 1907 June 12
Abstract of title: Owner Hiawatha Smokeless Coal Company, Coaldale, Arkansas, 1907 June 19
Abstract of title: Owner Hiawatha Smokeless Coal Company, Coaldale, Arkansas, 1907 June 19
Abstract of title: made for D. Hopson, Clay County, Arkansas, 1907 September 4
Abstract of title: Clay County, Arkansas, 1908 January 27
Abstract of title: Owner Hiawatha Coal Company, Coaldale, Arkansas, 1908 June 25
Abstract of title: Clay County, Arkansas, 1910 November 22
Abstract of title: Clay County, Arkansas, 1910 November 22
Abstract of title: Clay County, Arkansas, 1919 January 30
Abstract of title: Corning, Clay County, Arkansas, 1919 March 24
Abstract of title: Corning, Clay County, Arkansas, 1919 March 24
Abstract of title: Corning Clay County, Arkansas, 1919 March 25
Certificate of record of quit claim deed, 1899 November
Certificate of record of deed, 1899 November
Certificate of record of deed, 1899 November
Certificate of survey for Fred Hotze, 1908
Clerk's tax deed, certified copy of record of deeds, 1881 June 18
Commissioner's deed: I.J. Hicks to George F. Jones, mortgage due on 80 acres, April 1891-April 1892
Deed for lands sold at auditor's sale, 1871 March 3
Deed for lands sold at auditor's sale, 1871 March 3
Deed for lands sold at auditor's sale, 1871 March 3
Deed for lands sold at auditor's sale, 1871 March 3
Deed for lands sold at auditor's sale, 1871 March 3
Deed for lands sold at auditor's sale, 1871 March 3
Deed for lands sold at auditor's sale, 1871 March 3
Deed of land, 1880 February
Deed for swamp and overflowed lands, patent no. 1646, 1899
Deed for swamp and overflowed lands, patent no. 1648, 1899
Deed for swamp and overflowed lands, patent no. 1649, 1899
Deed to Peter Hotze for Block 166 West of Quapaw Line on East Main Street, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1870 February 3
Lease, August 1882-July 1892, Lou Krause to J. G. Fletcher and Peter Hotze for Lots 1 and 3 in Block 3 West of Quapaw Line in Little Rock, Arkansas
Lease of Office at Little Rock from Peter Hotze to the Western Union Telegraph Company, 1907 June
Legal certification of lands conveyed by auction sale,1871 March 3, by U. M. Rose
Petition of Peter Hotze and Michael Fielding for confirmation of land title, 1891 May
Quit claim deed, J.L. Bay to H.L. Fletcher, 1879 December
Quit claim deed, 1879 December
Warranty deed, 1879 December
Warranty deed, 1879 December
Warranty deed to Peter Hotze from George F. and Addie Berry Jones for 80 acres, 1900 October 12
Warranty deed: G.B. Johnson to Franceis C. Downey, 1904 February 22
Warranty deed: Con Banhart to G. H. Witte, 1906 November 1
"Arkansas Law Reporter" extract. Newman v. Peay, 1915 April 19, Land Dispute
1911-1921: Minutes of Meetings Louisiana Street Property Owners Street Improvement 6 files
1905 April 27: Contract to Curb and Gutter East Ninth Street from Main Street to College Street, Little Rock, Arkansas
1907 January 23: Specifications for Paving East Ninth Street, Little Rock, Arkansas
1907 February 7: Contractor's Bond to Pave and Curb East Ninth Street from College Street to Valley Tracks, Little Rock, Arkansas
1897: Complaint in equity, Iowa and Arkansas Land Company v. Michael B. Fielding and Peter Hotze
Two abstracts of titles
Clay County land field records and notes, 1880
Louisiana Street Improvement District No. 196, W.L. Hemingway, Treasurer, Little Rock, Arkansas, June 10, 1913-January 16, 1925

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