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Walter H. Pemberton Papers, 1884-1931

Walter H. Pemberton Papers, 1884-1931

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Walter H. Pemberton Papers, 1884-1931 UALR.MS.0068

UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
401 President Clinton Avenue
Little Rock, AR, 72201
archives@ualr.edu



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Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-11-30T10:54-0600

Repository: UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Title: Walter H. Pemberton Papers, 1884-1931
Dates: 1884-1931
Quantity: 1.25 Linear feetThree document boxes
Identification: UALR.MS.0068
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Scope and Contents Note

This collection includes legal documents, correspondence, and hand written manuscripts concerning Walter H. and Virginia Carroll Pemberton. Legal materials relate to lawsuits Walter Pemberton was involved in concerning fire insurance, personal injury, and prisons. Correspondence contains letters from Walter Pemberton in Arkansas to his wife in North Carolina, 1898-1916.


Historical Note

Walter Henry Pemberton was born in Lonoke County, Arkansas on 1857 May 31. He was educated in North Carolina, and in 1878 he married Virginia Carroll. The couple lived at their plantation in Arkansas until 1884 when they moved to Little Rock. Walter became a member of the law firm of Dodge, Johnson, Carroll, and Pemberton. From 1890 to 1896 he served as prosecuting attorney in Little Rock. He also served two terms as a member of the Little Rock School Board and also president of the board. He died 1928 June 8.

Virginia Carroll Pemberton was born 1856 June 5 in Carrollton, North Carolina. She was the author of many sketches about the antebellum South and wrote one book called "Letters from Italy, Switzerland, and Germany." She was an active member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, the Aesthetic Club in Little Rock, and other women's organizations. She died 1931 December 22.


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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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Bibliographic citation:

Walter H. Pemberton Papers, 1884-1931, UALR.MS.0068. UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock.

Footnote or Endnote info:

Description of item, box number, file number, Walter H. Pemberton Papers, 1884-1931, UALR.MS.0068.


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