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Blind Women's Home Collection, 1933-1971

Blind Women's Home Collection, 1933-1971

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Blind Women's Home Collection, 1933-1971 UALR.MS.0078

UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
401 President Clinton Avenue
Little Rock, AR, 72201
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Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-08-02T17:01-0500

Repository: UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Title: Blind Women's Home Collection, 1933-1971
Dates: 1933-1971
Quantity: 0.5 Linear feet1 document box
Identification: UALR.MS.0078
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Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, news clippings, wills, and other materials related to bequests to the Home for Blind Women (later called the Industrial Home for Blind Women and now the Trebing Memorial Home for Blind Women) in Little Rock, Arkansas.


Historical Note

The Home for Blind Women (later called the Industrial Home for Blind Women and now the Trebing Memorial Home for Blind Women) was established in 1930. The original Board of Trustees was comprised of 14 women who contributed one hundred dollars in cash or equipment to establish the home. The board members served until they resigned or died and the position was then assigned to a female relative. The women who lived at the home had to be capable of cleaning their rooms and caring for themselves. Rather than an institution, the organization served as a type of boarding house for blind women.


Blind women--Arkansas--History--20th century
Butler, Richard Colburn, Sr., 1910-1999, donor
Inheritance and succession--Arkansas--History--20th century
Trebing Memorial Home for Blind Women (Little Rock, Ark.).

Restrictions

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.


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Citation Notes

Bibliographic citation:

Blind Women's Home Collection, 1933-1971, UALR.MS.0078. UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock.

Footnote or Endnote info:

Description of item, file number, box number, Blind Women's Home Collection, 1933-1971, UALR.MS.0078.


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