Creator

Date Original

1881-1891

Description

This collection contains letters written between Ella Higgins and Sallie Stillwell between 1881 and 1891.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ella Higgins was born in Mississippi around 1866, to Isiah J. and Jane Higgins. The Higgins family moved several times and lived in Mineral (or Mineral Springs), Cascade Springs, and Arkansas County. While in Arkansas County, Ella met Sallie Stillwell, and the two became friends. They corresponded until both of them were approximately twenty-five years old. Both married in 1892, Ella to C.C. Tarver in Cleburne County on November 1st and Sallie to Abner Labon Huffman in Arkansas County on August 19th.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Pulaski County (Ark.); Arkansas County (Ark.); Faulkner County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.075.026

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Ella Higgins letters, SMC.075.026

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Ella Higgins letters, 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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