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Arkansas -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Hugh Brown Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-62
Scope and Contents


Collector. Two typescript copies of a journal (1821-1865) recounting John Brown's study of law in Lexington, Kentucky (1821-1822) and his activities and expenses as a planter, lawyer, and insurance agent in Camden, Arkansas (1852-1865).

Dates: 1821-1865

James Anderson Slover Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1769
Scope and Contents


A photocopy of the autobiography of James Slover, a missionary to the Cherokee Nation during the Civil War, and chaplain of the 1st Regiment, Cherokee Mounted Volunteers, under Stand Watie. The diary includes an account of post-war difficulties in Arkansas due to a depressed economy, race relations and the reconstruction government, and of Slover's subsequent decision to move to California.

Dates: ca. 1907