Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday's Wonderful Collection - Loughborough papers, MS.000232

James M. Loughborough was born in Kentucky in 1832 and married Mary Webster in 1859 in St. Louis, Missouri. They had six children: Julia, Jean, Mary, Hope, James Fairfax, and St. James Noble.
James Loughborough was a lawyer. His father, John, served as Surveyor General of the United States for the District of Illinois and Missouri. Mary Webster Loughborough wrote "My Cave Life In Vicksburg," an account of her experiences during the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi.
James Fairfax Loughborough was born in Little Rock February 17, 1873. He practiced law in Little Rock and married Louise Watkins Wright in 1902. Louise Loughborough served as the first chairperson of the Arkansas Territorial Restoration in Little Rock.
This collection includes correspondence, newsclippings, leaflets, certificates, and financial papers.
  • Correspondence
    • 1. 1838 May 5: "Cousin Elizabeth," Reading, Pennsylvania, to Julia (Mrs. A.N.) Webster, Ontario County, New York (Box 1)
    • 2. 1840 February 26: "Cousin Harriet," Reading, Pennsylvania, to Julia (Mrs. A.N.) Webster, Columbus, Ohio
    • 3. 1856 June 3: "Mary," Oxford, (?) to "Cousin Madge"
    • 4. 1857 March 27: Sterling Price, Brunswick, Missouri, to United States Secretary of the Interior
    • 5. 1858 April 9: Fannie E. Everett, Grand Gulf, Mississippi, to Jane W. Plaxton, Woodville, Mississippi
    • 6. 1861 September 20: "Your husband," Memphis, Tennessee, to "My dearest wife"
    • 7. 1861 September 31: "Your husband," Decatur, Alabama, to Mary W. Loughborough, Water Valley, Mississippi
    • 8. 1861 October 7: Earl Van Dorn, Tupelo, Mississippi, to Mr. Herndon
    • 9. 1861 December 1: "Hattie," Carondelet, Missouri, to "my dearest brother"
    • 10. 1861 December 12: "Your husband," Osceola, Missouri, to "my dearest wife"
    • 11. 1862 January 21: "Cousin Lou" to "my dearest darling"
    • 12. 1862 March 18: "Your husband," Van Buren, Arkansas, to Mary W. Loughborough, Water Valley, Missouri
    • 13. 1862 March 25: "Your husband," Headquarters 1st Division, Army of the West, Camp Ben McCulloch, to "my dearest wife"
    • 14. 1862 May 2: "Husband," Corinth, Mississippi, to "my dearest wife"
    • 15. 1862 June 8: H. Strong, Fayetteville, Arkansas, to "My dear cousin Julia
    • 16. 1862 June 21: (?), to "my dearest wife"
    • 17. 1862 July 6: "Your husband" to "my dearest wife"
    • 18. 1862 August 4: J.M. Loughborough, Tupelo Township, Mississippi, to Mary W. Loughborough, Water Valley, Mississippi
    • 19. 1862 September 15: "Your husband," Iuka, [Mississippi], to Mary W. Loughborough, Water Valley, Mississippi
    • 20. 1862 October 2: "Husband," Camp New Pocahontas, Tennessee, to "my dearest wife"
    • 21. 1863 December 28: D. Appleton and Company Publishers, New York, New York, to Loughborough, Carondelet, St. Louis County, Missouri
    • 22. 1864 February 1: D. Appleton and Company, New York, New York, to Mary W. Loughborough, Carondelet, Missouri
    • 23. 1864 July 23: Captain John G. Kelly, Fort Delaware, to Mary Loughborough, Carondelet, St. Louis County Missouri
    • 24. 1864 August 15: "Your husband," near Atlanta, Georgia, to "my dearest wife"
    • 25. 1865 May 27: "Your husband," Panola, to "my dearest wife"
    • 26. 1865 June 19: "Your brother Moore, Senatobia, Mississippi, to "Dear sister Hattie"
    • 27. 1865 September 4: (?), New York, New York, to Mary W. Loughborough, Carondelet, St. Louis County, Missouri
    • 28. 1870 December 22: "Your cousin, L.E. Cooley," Corning, Arkansas, to "my very dear cousin"
    • 29. 1872 July 9: J.M. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Mary (Mrs. J.M.) Loughborough, Arcadia, Missouri
    • 30. 1873 August 25: "Your husband," Little Rock, Arkansas, to Mary (Mrs. J.M.) Loughborough, Carondelet, St. Louis County, Missouri
    • 31. 1875 January 11: (?) to J.M. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas
    • 32. 1875 February 1: Lou Caldwell, Greenwood, Arkansas, to Mary (Mrs. J.M.) Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas
    • 33. 1875 February 6: A.W. Webster, St. Louis, Missouri, to James
    • 34. 1875 December 12: "Your husband," St. Louis, Missouri, to Mary (Mrs. J.M.) Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas
    • 35. 1879 September 30: Mary Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas, to "My beloved father"
    • 36. 1880 May 13: (?), Little Rock, Arkansas, to Jean Loughborough, Fulton, Callaway County, Missouri
    • 37. 1882 July 16: (?), Arcadia Valley, Missouri, to Jean Loughborough, Long Island, New York
    • 38. 1882 September 21: (?), Trenton, Missouri, to "My beloved mother"
    • 39. 1884 January 5: Mary Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas, to "My beloved father and mother"
    • 40. 1884 September 19: Crouse Porter, Spring Hill College, to "My dear cousin"
    • 41. 1887 March 13: Mary Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Julia S. Webster, St. Louis, Missouri
    • 42. 1887 April 10: Mary Loughborough, Des Arc, Arkansas, to "My beloved mother"
    • 43. 1887 June 29: Mary Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Julia Webster, St. Louis, Missouri
    • 44. 1887 August 11: "Copy of the last letter to Jenny from her mother"
    • 45. 1887 August 26: Lily and Pansy, Little Rock, Arkansas, to "Grandmother"
    • 46. 1887 August 31: Lily W. Dobyns, Jackson, Mississippi, to "mother"
    • 47. 1891 April 18: Jean, Palmer House, Chicago, Illinois, to Julia (Mrs. J.S.) Webster, Jackson, Mississippi
    • 48. 1902 June 2: Jamie, Chicago, Illinois, to "my dearest Jean"
    • 49. 1906 September 2: "Auntie", Mineral Point, Missouri, to Pansy, Little Rock, Arkansas
    • 50. 1914 June 2: The Hereditary Order of the Descendants of Colonial Governors to Hope Fairfax Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas
    • 51. 1914 August 14: Lalla Reynolds, Greenville, South Carolina, to Hope Loughborough, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    • 52. 1915 January 18: Blanche W. Freeman, New York, New York, to Hope F. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas
    • 53. 1915 January 28: The University of Chicago to Hope F. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas
    • 54. 1923 September 21: R.E. Wilson, Young Men's Christian Association, to J. F. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas
    • 55. 1923 October 1: A.J. Reap and J. Blaine Withee, Young Men's Christian Association, Little Rock, Arkansas, to J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock
    • 56. 1923 October 10: J. Blaine Withee, Little Rock, Arkansas, to J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock
    • 57. 1925 April 1: J.V. Walker, Fayetteville, Arkansas, to J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas
    • 58. 1925 April 2: J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas, to J.V. Walker, Fayetteville, Arkansas
    • 59. 1925 April 4: J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas, to J.V. Walker, Fayetteville, Arkansas
    • 60. 1925 April 6: J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas, to J.V. Walker, Fayetteville, Arkansas
    • 61. 1925 April 7: Sid B. Redding, National Surety Company, Little Rock, Arkansas, to J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock
    • 62. 1925 April 11: J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Winthrop C. Neilson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • 63. 1925 April 14: Lewis H. Corris, National Committee for the Prevention of Blindness, New York, New York, to J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas
    • 64. 1925 April 25: J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Old Town Canoe Company, Old Town, Maine
    • 65. 1925 May 1: J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas, to W.J. Nevins, Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • 66. 1925 June 5: J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Moorhead Wright, Little Rock
    • 67. 1925 June 10: Invitation to the formal opening of Mississippi County, Arkansas, Hard Road
    • 68. 1925 June 11: J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Charles Wright, Ithaca, New York
    • 69. 1925 June 11: J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Moorhead Wright, Union Trust Company, Little Rock
    • 70. 1925 June 16: Grover Owens to J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas
    • 71. 1925 June 17: J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock, Arkansas, to Grover Owens, Little Rock
    • 72. 1925 June 17: J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock, to E.N. Weigel, Little Rock
    • 73. 1925 June 22: Moorhead Wright, Union Trust Company, Little Rock, Arkansas, to J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock
    • 74. 1925 June 24: R.E. Wilson, Camp Little Rock, YMCA, to J.F. Loughborough, Little Rock
    • 75. 1943 January 28: Harry Sutterlee Bill, Columbia, Missouri, to Louis Loughborough
    • 76. 1952 W.S. Campbell, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, to Mrs. M.Z. Bair, Executive Secretary, Arkansas Territorial Restoration, Little Rock
    • 77. 1954 October 5: Internal Revenue Service to Louise W. Loughborough, Little Rock
    • 78. 1955 June 21: Chauncey D. Leake, University of Texas-Medical Branch, Austin, Texas, to Governor Orval Faubus, Little Rock
    • 79. 1956 November 26: Arkansas Louisiana Gas Company, to Louise (Mrs. J.F.) Loughborough, Little Rock
    • 80. Undated: Enclosure card of Lord and Taylor to Mrs. Loughborough
    • 81. Undated: [?] Ballantine to Louise Loughborough, Little Rock, Territorial Restoration Committee
    • 82. Undated: "Your husband" to Mary W. Loughborough, Oxford, Mississippi
    • 83. Undated: Mr. Muldrow to Madge Webster, invitation
    • 84. Undated: J.N. Loughborough to "My dear sister"
    • 85. Undated: P.R. Yoirtehiteh, Rougemont, Switzerland, to H.F. Loughborough
    • 86. Undated: J.F. Cooley to "My dear cousin"
    • 87. Undated: "Copy of last letter of my precious daughter"
    • 88. Undated: H. [?], Bordeaux, France, to Hope Fairfax Loughborough, Little Rock
    • 89. Undated: Envelopes addressed to H.T. Black, St. Paul Dispatch. St. Paul, Minnesota
    • 90. Undated: Fragments
    • 91. Undated: Valentines
    • 92. Undated: "Mama" to "Jean"
    • 93. Undated: Nannie Allen, Monticello, to "my dear Hollie"
    • 94. Undated: [?] to Hope Fairfax Loughborough, Pulaski Heights, Little Rock, Arkansas
    • 95. Undated: Mary W. Loughborough, St. Louis, Missouri, to James M. Loughborough
    • 96. Undated: [?] to Mary W. Loughborough, Oxford, Mississippi
    • 97. [?] October 9: Abbie B. Gaston, Pittston, to "My very dear cousin Julia"
    • 98. Undated: Envelope addressed to Julia Webster, Carondelet, Missouri
    • 99. Undated: Mary S., Little Rock, Arkansas, to Julie S. Webster, St. Louis, Missouri
    • 100. Undated: Mary Loughborough to "My beloved mother"
  • Family and financial papers
    • 101. 1854 May 1: Commission, Appointment of John Loughborough, Surveyor General of the United States, District of Illinois and Missouri, signed by President Franklin Pierce (Box 2)
    • 102. 1877-1904: Tax receipts, checks, and deed
    • 103. 1902 January 14: Certificate, Jean Loughborough Douglass, member, The Connecticut Society of Colonial Dames
    • 104. 1945 July 16: "An Arkansas and Little Rock Newsletter from Foster Vineyard, Campbell and Vineyard, General Agents, Aetna Life Insurance Company"
    • 105. 1950 March 16: Typescript of article, " Louise Loughborough, Who Has Recreated an Arkansas Era," Arkansas Gazette
    • 106. 1951-1957: Arkansas Territorial Restoration miscellany
    • 107. 1952-1954: Arkansas Territorial Restoration financial statement
    • 108. 1952 April 16: News release, "Arkansas Territorial Restoration," by Arch W. Ford, State Board of Education
    • 109. 1953 May 1: "An Analysis of the Tourist Industry in Selected Counties of the Ozark Area..."
    • 110.1953 August: "AAA Service for Club Publication Editors" (mentions Arkansas Territorial Restoration)
    • 111. 1954 September: "Southern Building" magazine, Arkansas Territorial Restoration on cover
    • 112. 1954 November: "Arkansas' Historic Shrine" by Sharon Neal in "American Motorist"
    • 113. 1956 April 16-30: Ticket, "Jail Will Move Versus Jail Will Not Move Game"
    • 114. 1989 March 28: Biographical material on Loughborough family
    • 115. Undated: Leaflet, "A Glimpse Into Yesteryear," The Arkansas Territorial Restoration
    • 116. Undated: Poem, "A Veritable History of a Visit of the Nobility of the Fair City of Carondelet with a Maiden Fair"
    • 117. Undated: Cards, Mrs. Robert Raymond Brown
    • 118. Undated: Cards, Hope Fairfax Loughborough
    • 119. Undated: Pulaski County Probate Court petition, J.F. Loughborough estate
    • 120. Undated: Daughters of the American Revolution Award of Merit, Louise (Mrs. J.F.) Loughborough
    • 121. Undated: Lists/Inventory
  • Newsclippings
    • 122. 1948-1957 (Box 3)
    • 123. 1954: Arkansas Territorial Restoration
    • 124. 1954 October 31: "The Sunday Star," Washington, District of Columbia
    • 125. 1957 April 28: "Arkansas Gazette"
    • 126. 1957 May 5: "Arkansas Democrat Magazine"
    • 127. 1957 June 2: "Arkansas Gazette"
    • 128. 1957 June 30: "Arkansas Democrat Magazine"
    • 129. 1957 June 30: "Arkansas Gazette Parade Magazine"
    • 130. 1957 August 25: "Arkansas Gazette"
    • 131. 1957 September 15: "Arkansas Gazette"
    • 132. 1957 September 30: "Arkansas Gazette"
    • 133. 1957 October 13: "Arkansas Democrat Magazine"
    • 134. 1957 October 27: "Arkansas Democrat Magazine"

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