Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Wednesday's Wonderful Collection - Pfauser-Walker Papers, MS.000191



Olive Walker (1899 April 16-1984 July 19), daughter of Alexander W. and Sallie J. Walker of Osceola, Arkansas, married Joseph F. Pfauser (1896 March 1-1977 March 20) of Little Rock, Arkansas, on September 16, 1917. The couple had two children: Virginia E. (1918 July 20-1984 February 17) and Francis William "Billy" (born 1920 October 13). Through the years, Joseph Pfauser worked at a variety of jobs, including serving as a machinist with Missouri Pacific Railroad, as a Fuller Brush salesman, and as an insurance salesman for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. He operated a grocery store at Sixteenth and Jones in Little Rock and held other positions in retail businesses.

This collection contains correspondence and other material pertaining to the life of Olive Walker Pfauser. The older items belonged to the Walker family of Osceola, Arkansas, while the more recent documents describe Olive Pfauser's life in Little Rock, Arkansas.

 Finding aid:
  • Personal correspondence
    • 1. 1882-1899 (Box 1)
    • 2. 1900-1911
    • 3. 1915
    • 4. 1916 January
    • 5. 1916 February
    • 6. 1916 March
    • 7. 1916 April
    • 8. 1916 May
    • 9. 1916 June (Box 2)
    • 10. 1916 July
    • 11. 1916 August
    • 12. 1916 September
    • 13. 1916 October
    • 14. 1916 November
    • 15. 1916 December
    • 16. 1917 January (Box 3)
    • 17. 1917 February
    • 18. 1917 March
    • 19. 1917 April
    • 20. 1917 May
    • 21. 1917 June
    • 22. 1917 July
    • 23. 1917 August (Box 4)
    • 24. 1917 September
    • 25. 1917 October
    • 26. 1917 November
    • 27. 1917 December
    • 28. 1918 January (Box 5)
    • 29. 1918 February
    • 30. 1918 March
    • 31. 1918 April
    • 32. 1918 May
    • 33. 1918 June
    • 34. 1918 July
    • 35. 1918 September
    • 36. 1918 October-December
    • 37. 1919
    • 38. 1920
    • 39. 1921
    • 40. 1922
    • 41. 1923
    • 42. 1924 (Box 6)
    • 43. 1925
    • 44. 1926
    • 45. 1927
    • 46. 1928
    • 47. 1929
    • 48. 1930
    • 49. 1931
    • 50. 1932
    • 51. 1933 (Box 7)
    • 52. 1934
    • 53. 1935
    • 54. 1936
    • 55. 1938
    • 56. 1939
    • 57. 1940
    • 58. 1943
    • 59. 1944-1955
    • 60. 1956-1967
    • 61. Undated
  • Personal, miscellaneous
    • 62. Joseph F. Pfauser military records, 1918
    • 63. Pfauser family death certificates and funeral records, 1977 and 1984
    • 64. Postcards (Box 8)
    • 65. Postcards
    • 66. Christmas cards
    • 67. Christmas cards
    • 68. Miscellaneous greeting cards
  • Legal/Financial
    • 69. Deeds, bills of sale, other, 1873-1951 (Box 9)
    • 70. Poll tax receipts, 1901-1921
    • 71. Tax receipts, 1873-1890
    • 72. Tax receipts, 1891-1910
    • 73. Tax receipts, 1911-1920
    • 74. Tax receipts, 1921-1930
    • 75. Tax receipts, 1931-1937
    • 76. Tax receipts (Oklahoma property), 1912-1932
    • 77. Ledger, "Building Checks," 1907-1911
    • 78. Receipts, invoices, 1894-1937
    • 79. Receipts, purchase of Oklahoma property, 1910-1913
  • Other
    • 80. Religious activities
    • 81. Education
    • 82. Poems and songs (Box 10)
    • 83. Poems and songs
    • 84. Poetry scrapbook, in "Maury's Physical Geography"
    • 85. R.A. Belcher, 1917-1921
    • 86. Miscellaneous
    • 87. Miscellaneous
    • 88. Certificates and diplomas, 1911-1931 (Box 11)
    • 89. Calendars, 1929 (from Blue Ribbon Shoe Shop, Little Rock)
    • 90. Newspapers and clippings (including fragments of "Osceola Times," 1926 January 8 and 1943 February 26; and "The Guardian," 1952 May 30)
    • 91. Book: "The Boy's Cubbook," Boy Scouts of America, 1930
  • Scrapbooks
    • 92. 1900-1912 (Osceola) (Box 12)
    • 93. 1912-1913 (Osceola)

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