The Arkansas State Archives Civil Appointment Records collection spans 1819-1958 and covers appointed civil positions from counties throughout the state. The positions within these books include alderman, clerk, coroner, judge, notary, mayor, magistrate, recorder, school commissioner, sheriff, surveyor, treasurer, and others.
The 69th General Assembly of Arkansas enacted Act 883 of 1973 to rebind and recondition these volumes.
Only a small portion of the collection is currently digitized and available online. To view a full listing of the ledgers see the Arkansas Civil Appointment records finding aid. Please contact us at email@example.com if you require more information regarding this collection.
Bound volume arranged by county name and listing the date of commission, names, and office held by county officials.
Bound volume arranged by county name and listing of the date of commission, name, office, township, and remarks of county officials.