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Doug Wallace Papers, 1971-1978

Doug Wallace Papers, 1971-1978

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Doug Wallace Papers, 1971-1978 UALR.MS.0120

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



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Repository: UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Title: Doug Wallace Papers, 1971-1978
Dates: 1971-1978
Quantity: 2.25 Linear feet5 document boxes
Identification: UALR.MS.0120
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Scope and Contents Note

This collection contains the papers of Doug Wallace, who served in various capacities in the electoral campaigns of Bill Clinton from 1974 to 1978, including the Arkansas Third Congressional District (1974), attorney general (1976) and first gubernatorial (1978) campaign.The majority of the collection is composed of files on Clinton's congressional and attorney general campaigns. Also included are materials from the 1976 Carter presidential campaign. The collection also includes a few of Wallace's personal papers, primarily cutlines from the Arkansas Traveler.


Biographical Note

Douglas Wallace, of Alma, Arkansas, graduated from the University of Arkansas in 1974. While attending college, He worked on the university's campus newspaper, the Arkansas Traveler, as a reporter and editor-in-chief. In 1974, Wallace served as news secretary for Bill Clinton's failed Arkansas Third Congressional District campaign. He later worked for Senator Dale Bumpers as a research assistant and for First National Bank in Little Rock. Wallace again served as Clinton's press secretary in the 1976 attorney general campaign.

In 1978, he left Little Rock for Iowa to work for the Mike Blouin for Congress campaign, but he returned to Arkansas and served on Bill Clinton's first gubernatorial campaign later that year. From 1979 to 1984, Wallace served as executive director of the Arkansas Democratic Party. He received his law degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 1982 and practiced law in Little Rock for a number of years. He died 1998 August 3.


Carter, Jimmy, 1924-
Clinton, William J. (William Jefferson), 1946-
Democratic Party (Ark.)--History--20th century
Political campaigns--Arkansas--History--20th century
Wallace, Doug, 1952-1998
Wallace, Doug, 1952-1998, donor

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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:

Doug Wallace Papers, 1971-1978, UALR.MS.0120. UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock.

Footnote or Endnote info:

Description of item, file number, box number, Doug Wallace Papers, 1971-1978, UALR.MS.0120.


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