Skip to main content



Phillip G. Back papers

Phillip G. Back Papers

Save page 1 of 2
Open Finding Aid

Finding aid for the Phillip G. Back Papers

MSS.01.13

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



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Back, Phillip Goldstein, 1902-1979
Title: Phillip G. Back Papers
Dates: 1935-1953
Quantity: 1.04 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains documents and correspondence from the collection of Phillip Goldstein Back (1902-1979), a long-time resident of Little Rock and prominent Jewish businessman.
Identification: MSS.01.13
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged topically and chronologically.


Scope and Contents

The Phillip G. Back Papers contain correspondence related to his multiple business ventures in Arkansas, to a proposal to DuPont for a new product use, and to his attempt to secure a military commission during World War II. The collection also holds correspondence, meeting minutes, and various other documents related to Back's activities with the Boys' Industrial School and the Temple Men's Club. The Phillip G. Back Papers also contains documents and plans for a 1937 home construction, as well as the various cards, certificates, and documents related to Phillip Back's various hobbies and other positions he held, including Justice of the Peace and Democratic Delegate


Biographical Note

Phillip Goldstein Back (1902-1979) was a long-time resident of Little Rock and prominent Jewish businessman who owned and operated the largest Arkansas dry-cleaning business of his time, Imperial Laundry. He was President of the Temple Men's Club, Vice President of the Little Rock Advertising Club, Justice of the Peace for Big Rock Township, a Deputy Sheriff, a Mason, Little Rock Chairman of the March of Dimes, and Secretary of the Boys' Industrial School Board. In addition to an interest in radio and advertising, Back's hobby was traffic engineering.


Index Terms

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

Back, Phillip Goldstein, 1902-1979
Boys Industrial School. (Pine Bluff, Ark.)
Dry cleaning industry.
Jews -- Arkansas -- History.
Kaltenborn, H. V. (Hans), 1878-1965

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted Access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Phillip G. Back Papers, MSS 01-13, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Alan P. Lobb, December 31, 2001


you wish to report:


...
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK