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Effie Combs collection

Effie Combs collection

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Finding aid for the Effie Combs collection

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

August 24, 2007



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-25T15:11-0600
Language: English

Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Combs, Effie Elizabeth, 1890-1973
Title: Effie Combs collection
Dates: 1922-1977
Quantity: 1.7 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains documents and correspondence from the collection of Effie Combs (1890-1973), a long-time resident of Little Rock and member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Identification: BC.MSS.05.07
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged topically and chronologically.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains documents and correspondence from the collection of Effie Combs (1890-1973), a long-time resident of Little Rock and member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. The Effie Combs Collection contains records relating to the Churchill Chapter and Little Rock Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, both located in Little Rock Arkansas. These records include day-to-day operations, convention materials, and special U.D.C. projects including the Confederate Home. A small number of the documents pertain to events after Effie Combs' death in 1973. In addition to Chapter records, the collection contains research and other materials related to Civil War and Southern History, largely compiled by Combs while serving as Chapter Historian.


Biographical Information

Combs served as a member of the Churchill Chapter in Little Rock before becoming a charter member of the Little Rock Chapter in the 1930s. As a member, she served as Recording Secretary of the Churchill Chapter, as Historian, Registrar, and President of Little Rock Chapter, and as State Director of the United Daughters of the Confederacy Magazine.


Index Terms

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

Combs family
Combs, Effie Elizabeth, 1890-1973
United Daughters of the Confederacy. General T.J. Churchill Chapter. (Little Rock, Ark.)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Effie Combs collection, MSS.05.07, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Howard Norton, June 15, 2005


Related Material

Southern Methodist University holds a related Effie Combs collections. The finding aid for their Effie Combs collection on the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Arkansas Division is available online at http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/smu/00089/smu-00089.html.


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