The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Special Collections
365 N. McIlroy Ave.
Email: [email protected]
Repository URL: http://libinfo.uark.edu/specialcollections/
Repository code: aru
Repository description (CRHP): This repository houses many collections related to civil rights. See the "Manuscript Collections by Subject - African Americans and Civil Rights" page at http://libinfo.uark.edu/specialcollections/manuscripts/viewbysubject.asp?category=5 and the "Resources for the 1957 Little Rock Integration Crisis" page at http://libinfo.uark.edu/specialcollections/research/guides/integration1957.asp
Repository description (extant): The Special Collections Department was created in 1967 to encourage research and writing in the history and culture of Arkansas and the surrounding region.The mission of the department is to acquire, preserve, and provide access to historical manuscripts, archives, maps, photographs, and published materials to support scholarly investigation of the state, its customs and people, and its cultural, physical, and political climate. Special Collections include manuscripts and archives, the Arkansas Collection, rare books and special libraries, photographs, broadsides, and maps.
The facilities of Special Collections are open to the public. University of Arkansas faculty and students as well as scholars, journalists, and other investigators from throughout the United States and other countries have conducted research in the collections. The results of their work have appeared in theses and dissertations, newspaper articles, scholarly and popular journals and books, exhibits, and television and film productions.
Repository type: University Special Collection
Arkansas Council on Human Relations records
Murphy, Sara Alderman. Papers
Faubus, Orval Eugene. Papers
Bates, Daisy. Papers
Little Rock Central High integration crisis, Federal Bureau of Investigation records
Elizabeth Huckaby papers