Creator

Date Original

1908

Description

This letter from Myra McAlmont Vaughan to John Hugh Reynolds discussess early French and Spanish officials in Arkansas.

Biographical/Historical Note

Myra McAlmont was born October 1, 1844, in Weymouth, Ohio, to Dr. John J. McAlmont and Martha J. Gregg McAlmont. When Myra was three, the family moved to Arkansas. Myra married Francis Terry Vaughan on November 14, 1866, and had one son, Milton Vaughn. Myra McAlmont Vaughan wrote articles on a variety of subjects including women’s issues, education, and history. She died in 1919. John Hugh Reynolds, born January 3, 1869, served as president of Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. An author whose works include "Makers of Arkansas History," he was instrumental in the creation of the Arkansas History Commission in 1905. Reynolds died in Conway, Arkansas, on June 26, 1954.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Ohio

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.021.007

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Myra McAlmont Vaughan letter, SMC.021.007

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Myra McAlmont Vaughn letter, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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