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Finding aid for the Rock Hotel Hospital Materials

MSS.04.21

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Rock Hotel Hospital. (Little Rock, Ark.)
Title: Rock Hotel Hospital Materials
Dates: 1862-1863
Quantity: 1.0 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains photocopies of the records and correspondence associated with the Rock Hotel Hospital, which operated during the Civil War.
Identification: MSS.04.21
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of the records and correspondence associated with the Rock Hotel Hospital, which operated in Little Rock, Arkansas during the Civil War. Materials dealing with the patients are also included.


Biographical Note

During the Civil War, the Rock Hotel in Little Rock, Arkansas, was converted into a military hospital by Confederate authorities. The location of the hotel within the city is unknown. It is unclear exactly when the hospital was established, but the earliest records in the collection date from November 1862. It appears to have been in existence until at least August 1863. The Union army captured Little Rock the following month.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Arkansas -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Confederate States of America. Army. Trans-Mississippi Dept.
Little Rock (Ark.) -- History.
Rock Hotel Hospital. (Little Rock, Ark.)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Alternative Form Available

Microfilm is also available: MICROFILM MSS0421. Letters and orders sent and recieved and reciepts for effects of deceased soldiers, Rock Hotel Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1862-1863.

Preferred Citation

Rock Hotel Hospital Materials, MSS 04-21, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 2004


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