Tuesday, April 7, 2015

New Online Digital Collection - Tales from the Vault: Celebrating 110 Years

In commemoration of the 110th anniversary of the Arkansas History Commission and State Archives, the agency is releasing a new online digital collection on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, titled, “Tales from the Vault: Celebrating 110 Years.” The new collection will be made up of 110 favorite items from the AHC archives picked by agency staff.

Items chosen include minutes from the very first Arkansas History Commission meeting in 1905, music memorabilia, World War I archival material, Civil War artifacts, photographs and ambrotypes as well as a variety of other documents and letters.  The online digital collection, which joins 11 other already existing online collections, can be viewed at http://ahc.digital-ar.org/.

The Arkansas History Commission, located in Little Rock, is the official state archives of Arkansas and maintains the largest collection of historical materials on Arkansas in the world.