This collection contains photographic prints created from glass negatives of portraits of unidentified individuals, possibly from western Arkansas, ca. 1930-1940s; portraits of teachers, students, and hunters; railroads; street scenes from the founding of Mena, Arkansas (1896); buildings in Fort Smith, Hackett, and Van Buren; and the Eureka Normal School of Music in Hill, Oklahoma (1909). Please see the "Separated Materials Note" for access information to original glass negatives.
This collection is arranged in two series:
Series I: Individual and Family Portraits
Series II: Landscapes and Cityscapes (note: most predominant are images of Mena, Arkansas.)
Cravens, William Fadjo, Jr., 1929-2012, collector
Fort Smith (Ark.)
Mena (Ark.)--History--19th century
Van Buren (Ark.)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is available for viewing at the Arkansas Studies Institute.
Separated Materials Note
Glass negatives have been stored separately from their print counterparts. If you would like to view the original glass negative, please contact us ahead of your visit, and we will determine the best method of access.
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.
Glass Negatives Photograph Collection, UALR.PH.0074. UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock.
Footnote or Endnote info:
Description of item, photo number, box number, series number, Glass Negatives Photograph Collection, UALR.PH.0074.