Creator

Date Original

1974

Description

This collection contains photocopies of five pages from the book, "Ole Man Mose and His Chillun: The Story of Moses Collins of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi, and His Descendants," by Dr. A.O. Collins. The selection from the book in this collection discusses Benjamin Collins' life.

Biographical/Historical Note

Benjamin F. Collins served in the Mississippi Legislature from Tippah County. He moved from Mississippi to Arkansas in 1856 and established the settlement of Collins, Arkansas. He also served as senator from Drew County in the Arkansas Legislature on three occasions. Collins died on March 1, 1886.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Mississippi

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.024.010

Resource Type

Text

Collection

"Ole Man Mose and His Chillun," by A.O. Collins [photocopy], SMC.024.010

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

"Ole Man Mose and His Chillun," by A.O. Collins [photocopy], 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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