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Leroy Donald collection

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Finding aid for the Leroy Donald collection BC.MSS.09.31

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

September 27, 2010



Profile Description

Creation: This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-11-26T11:55-0600
Language: English

Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Donald, Leroy, 1935-2009
Title: Leroy Donald collection
Dates: 1967-2009
Quantity: 5.5 Linear feet
Abstract:The collection contains documents, video cassettes, photographs and newspapers related to the career of Leroy Donald as a journalist and to his work as producer and director of the Farkleberry Follies.
Identification: BC.MSS.09.31
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged topically and chronologically.

Scope and Contents

The collection contains documents, video cassettes, photographs and newspapers related to the career of Leroy Donald as a journalist and to his work as producer and director of the Farkleberry Follies, a production of political satire.


Biographical Information

Leroy Donald was born August 23, 1935, in New Albany, Mississippi. He graduated from high school in El Dorado, Arkansas, and worked as a newspaper reporter while studying to be a teacher. He came to work for the Arkansas Gazette in 1959, and served for a time as state editor, eventually focusing on business reporting. Beginning in 1968, he was the producer and often the director of the Farkleberry Follies, a program of political satire produced in alternating years by the Society of Professional Journalists. Donald died in July 2009, at the age of 73.


Index Terms

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

Arkansas
Arkansas Democrat Gazette. (Little Rock, Ark.)
Arkansas Gazette. (Little Rock, Ark.)
Donald, Leroy, 1935-2009
Farkleberry Follies.
Little Rock (Ark.)
Political satire -- Arkansas.
Society of Professional Journalists. Sigma Delta Chi. (Arkansas Chapter)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Leroy Donald collection, MSS.09.31, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by William Donald, 2009


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