Creator

Date Original

1859-1929

Description

This collection consists of papers relating to the construction of jails in Pulaski County, Arkansas.

Biographical/Historical Note

A contract between the Pauly Jail Building and Manufacturing Company of St. Louis, Missouri, and Pulaski County, Arkansas, to build a new jail was signed October 2, 1885. On February 6, 1928, W.E. Lenon was appointed to supervise the razing of the jail and the construction of a new jail. Architectural plans were drawn by architects Thompson, Sanders, and Ginocchio. Construction proposals were received from companies that included W. Frank Ault, Herman and McCain Construction Company, J.H. Leveck and Sons, Stewart-McGehee Construction Company, Fred Parrott, and Gordon Walker. The contract originally awarded to Herman McCain was transferred to Gordon Walker on June 26, 1928. The final payment to Gordon Walker was approved December 29, 1928.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000516

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Pulaski County (Ark.) jail records, MS.000516

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Pulaski County (Ark.) jail records, 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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