Title

Louis Sharpe Dunaway letter, SMC.029.030

Creator

Date Original

1932

Description

This collection contains a letter written by author L.S. Dunaway of Conway, Arkansas, dated October 14, 1932.

Biographical/Historical Note

Louis Sharpe Dunaway (1871-1959) was born January 10, 1871 in Conway, Arkansas. He bought the "People's Advance" in 1896 and renamed it the "Faulkner County Times." He worked for the Arkansas Democrat for ten years before working for the Arkansas Gazette where he became known as “Mr. Gazette.” Dunaway was also known as well as "Sharp" for his intellect. Dunaway became an author writing "Life and Speeches of Senator Jeff Davis," and "What a Preacher Saw Through a Keyhole in Arkansas." Dunaway was married to Lela Witt, on March 23, 1899. They had three children; Louis Sharpe, Jr., Witt Allen, and Julia Jane. Louis Sharpe Dunaway died September 3, 1959.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Conway, Faulkner County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.029.030

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Louis Sharpe Dunaway letter, SMC.029.030

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Louis Sharpe Dunaway 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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