Thursday, July 2, 2020

Accessions for June

Army-Navy Hospital architectural drawing,
1883. Image courtesy of the Arkansas State
Our recent accessions include materials transferred from the Arkansas Governor’s Mansion, architectural drawings from the former Army & Navy Hospital in Hot Springs, the Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission’s catalog and more. The Arkansas State Archives preserves two centuries of Arkansas history and more, ready for you to explore. Visit our digital collections or consult our research services at  

Archival Collections
The Arkansas Governor’s Mansion collection includes news clippings, programs for various events, photographs, a questionnaire of other governor’s mansions across the country compiled by Hillary Clinton in the 1980s and various other materials that have been transferred from the Governor’s Mansion.

The Army-Navy Hospital (Hot Springs, Arkansas) architectural drawing collection includes drawings, floor plans and blueprints of the Army-Navy Hospital main building and other buildings on the grounds. The present main building dates from the early 1930s and was built to replace an earlier facility built in 1883.  Most recently, the hospital complex has been operated by the State of Arkansas as a rehabilitation and work skills training center.  The collection was transferred from the Arkansas Career Development Center, an agency of the Division of Workforce Services.

The final report for "Death By Design: The Secret Holocaust of Wrightsville, Arkansas,” a stage production, for the Curtis H. Sykes Memorial Grant, 2020, was completed and submitted by the Meridian (MS) High School Department of Theatre.

The final report for “A Centennial Commemoration: Historical Contributions of African American Psychologists,” supported by the Curtis H. Sykes Memorial Grant, 2020, was completed and submitted by the Arkansas Association of Black Psychology Professionals.

Continuing Mediation Education, Continuing Legal Education and Training Programs Catalog, 2020, was transferred from the Alternative Dispute Resolution Commission.

The Joan Carruthers genealogical collection, containing information on the Logan family of Pope County, Arkansas, who settled in Arkansas around 1815, was donated by Joan Carruthers of Glendale, California.

Printed Materials
Tracing My Bolding Family to Bolding, Arkansas, by Robert B. Nelson, 2020