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UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Turner Family Papers, 1838-1955
1.0 Linear feet2 document boxes
Business papers, legal documents, correspondence, diary, manuscripts, materials relating to Mountain Meadow Massacre, photographs, stock certificates, genealogy records, and family ephemera.
Scope and Content
This collection contains business files, letters, legal records, diaries, and photographs relating to the Turner family of Van Buren, Arkansas.
See also: UALR.MS.0174 (Rebecca Allen Turner Collection).
Microfilm collection Z-10 (Jesse Turner, Sr. Papers, 1778-1929) from Duke University contains additional material on the Turner Family. These five rolls of microfilm contain correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, biographical information and printed material on Jesse Turner and his family. No reproduction of this microfilm collection can be made, except for private study, scholarship, or research, without the permission of the Special Collections Library, Duke University.
This collection was originally numbered A-26.
This collection contains letters written by Ada Henry to Rebecca (Allen) Turner, concerning the career of Judge Jesse Turner (1805-1894), and his son, Jesse Turner, Jr. (1856-1919). The elder Turner moved to Arkansas in 1831, where he subsequently served in the state legislature and state senate. He was appointed U.S. District Attorney for his district; and in 1878 he was appointed Associate Justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court. The younger Turner followed in the steps of his father and was admitted to the bar in 1879. In addition to his attorney duties, Turner Jr., was president of the Crawford County Bank.
Cravens, William Fadjo, Jr., 1929-2012, collector
Inheritance and succession--Arkansas--History--19th century
Inheritance and succession--Arkansas--History--20th century
Mountain Meadows Massacre, Utah, 1857
Turner, Jesse, 1805-1894
Turner, Jesse, 1856-1919
Turner, Rebecca Allen, 1823-1917
Van Buren (Ark.)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is available for viewing at the Arkansas Studies Institute.
Conditions Governing Use
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17-U.S. Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. The person using this material is liable for any infringement.
Copyright for correspondence in the collections belongs to those correspondents or their beneficiaries. Persons wanting to re-use those materials are advised to obtain permission from copyright holders.
Turner Family Papers, 1938-1955, UALR.MS.0031. UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock.
Description of item, files number, box number, Turner Family Papers, 1838-1955, UALR.MS.0031.