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UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Walter H. Pemberton Papers, 1884-1931
1.25 Linear feetThree document boxes
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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.
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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Walter H. Pemberton Papers, 1884-1931, UALR.MS.0068. UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock.
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Description of item, box number, file number, Walter H. Pemberton Papers, 1884-1931, UALR.MS.0068.