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Harvey Couch Papers, 1912-1981

Harvey Couch Papers, 1912-1981

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Harvey Couch Papers, 1934-1960 UALR.MS.0128

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 2012-11-29T17:09-0600

Repository: UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Title: Harvey Couch Papers, 1912-1981
Dates: 1912-1981
Quantity: 2.0 Linear feet4 document boxes
Identification: UALR.MS.0128
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Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains articles of incorporations, minutes, balance sheets, correspondence, and contracts, concerning Harvey Couch's businesses, including Arkansas Power and Light, Columbia Corporation, and the merger between the Yorkport Corporation and Southwest Securities Corporation. It also includes correspondence and contracts relating to Harvey Couch and his businesses after his death, which were collected by Pratt C. Remmel, his son-in-law.


Biographical Note

Harvey Crowley Couch was born in Calhoun, Arkansas, on 1877 August 21. He was president of the Louisiana and Arkansas Railroad and chair of the board for the Kansas City Southern Railroad. He founded three regional utility companies: Arkansas Power and Light, Mississippi Power and Light Company, and Louisiana Power and Light Company. He died on 1941 July 30 and was buried in Magnolia, Arkansas.


Business enterprises--Arkansas--History--20th century
Couch, Harvey Crowley, 1877-1941
Public utilities--Arkansas--History--20th century

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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:

Harvey Couch Papers, 1912-1981, UALR.MS.0128. UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock.

Footnote or Endnote info:

Description of item, box number, file number, Harvey Couch Papers, 1912-1981, UALR.MS.0128.


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