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Morris S. Arnold colonial Arkansas materials

Morris S. Arnold Colonial Arkansas Materials

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Finding aid for Morris S. Arnold Colonial Arkansas Materials

MSS.02.08

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
creatorArnold, Morris S., 1941-
Title: Morris S. Arnold Colonial Arkansas Materials
Dates: 1693-1997
Quantity: 12.9 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection of materials provided much of the information used in the articles and books that Judge Arnold has published on colonial Arkansas. Also included in the collection are printed guides and calendars of archived colonial materials located in various international repositories.
Identification: MSS.02.08
Language: English, French and Spanish

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in three series: (I) Correspondence relevant to Arkansas, 1693-1765, from the Colonial Series, Archives Nationales, Paris, France; (II) Correspondence and Documents relevant to Arkansas, 1722 - 1995, from the Archivo General De Indias in Seville, Spain, and other repositories; (III) Correspondence relevant to Arkansas, 1765-1803, from the Archivo General de Indias. The materials in Series I and Series II are arranged chronologically; in series III, the materials are in chronological order by topic.


Scope and Contents

This collection of materials provided much of the information used in the articles and books that Judge Arnold has published on colonial Arkansas. Also included in the collection are printed guides and calendars of archived colonial materials located in various international repositories.


Biographical Note

Judge Morris S. Arnold has served on the United States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals since 1992. Prior to his present appointment, Judge Arnold served on the United States District Court, Western District of Arkansas from 1985 to 1992. Before 1985, he held several high-level academic positions with various universities, including Indiana University Law School, University of Pennsylvania, and Cambridge University. Arnold has authored a number of books, including the Colonial Arkansas, 1686–1804: A Social and Cultural History and Unequal Laws unto a Savage Race: European Legal Tradition in Arkansas, 1686–1836.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas
Arkansas -- Discovery and exploration.
Arkansas -- History -- 18th century.
Arkansas -- History -- 19th century.
Arkansas Post (Ark.)
Arnold, Morris S., 1941-
French -- Arkansas -- History.
Indians of North America -- Arkansas.
Louisiana Purchase.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only. Materials from this collection cannot be photocopied. Researchers should contact the holder of the original documents for information about photocopies.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Documents cited from this collections should include information about the repository that holds the original documents. Also, the citation should acknowledge that the documents were viewed from the Morris S. Arnold Colonial Arkansas Materials, MSS 02-08, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute.

Acquitsition Information

Donated by Morris S. "Buzz" Arnold, 2002


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