Creator

Date Original

1894 April 4

Description

This collection consists of one charter for the Little Rock chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Little Rock, Arkansas, dated April 4, 1894.

Biographical/Historical Note

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) is a lineage-based membership organization of women. It was founded on October 11, 1890, in Washington D.C. and was incorporated by a Congressional charter in 1896. Their objectives are historic preservation, education, and patriotism. In December of 1893, the first Arkansas chapter was founded in Little Rock. The organization has expanded to about 47 chapters today. The first state conference was held in 1909 and is still being held yearly. The Little Rock Chapter was Arkansas' first chapter. It was chartered March 1894. It merged with the Centennial Chapter (chartered April 16, 1919) on February 5, 2000.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one charter for the Little Rock chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Little Rock, Arkansas, dated April 4, 1894.

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.088.023

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Daughters of the American Revolution charter for Little Rock Chapter, SMC.088.023

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Daughters of the American Revolution charter for Little Rock Chapter, 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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