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Overstreet family collection

Overstreet family collection

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Finding aid for the Overstreet family collection

BC.MSS.05.13

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700
arkinfo@cals.org

October 5, 2010



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Title: Overstreet family collection
Dates: 1855-1956
Quantity: 4.75 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains documents, photographs, scrapbooks and photograph albums belonging to the ancestors of Linda Overstreet, including the families of John C. Darr and James A. Gillette of Atkins and Plummerville, Arkansas.
Identification: BC.MSS.05.13
Language: English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains documents, photographs, scrapbooks and photograph albums belonging to the ancestors of Linda Overstreet, including the families of John C. Darr and James A. Gillette of Atkins and Plummerville, Arkansas.


Biographical Information

These papers were accumulated by the families of J. C. Overstreet Jr. and his wife Helen Darr Gillette Overstreet and their daughter Linda. John C. Darr, Helen's paternal grandfather, came with his family from North Carolina to Arkansas, in 1855. Darr went on to become a founder and prominent merchant in Atkins, Arkansas. Her father James A. Gillette and his family moved to Arkansas from St. Charles, Missouri; Gillette was later a well-known attorney in Atkins. In 1937, Helen married J. C. Overstreet Jr., the son of Carl Overstreet and Leila Smith Overstreet, whose families were pioneers in Plummerville, Arkansas.


Index Terms

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

Atkins (Ark.)
Darr, John C.
Gillette, James A.
LeCompte, Elias
Overstreet, Helen Gillette
Overstreet, J. C., Jr.
Overstreet, Leila Smith
Overstreet, Linda
Plummerville (Ark.)

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Overstreet family collection, MSS.05.13, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated, 2005


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