Creator

Date Original

1861-2016

Description

This collection contains the General Organization of the United Daughters of the Confederacy convention materials and magazine, the Arkansas Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy conventions materials, yearbooks, membership applications, Crosses of Honor applications and recipients, and other materials pertaining to the Arkansas Division. It also includes materials from various chapters in the state.

Biographical/Historical Note

On September 10, 1894, in Nashville, Tennessee, Caroline Meriwether Goodlett and Ann Davenport Raines organized the National Association of the Daughters of the Confederacy. A year later the name was changed to the Daughters of the Confederacy. The group incorporated on July 18, 1919, stating that the organizations objectives were historic, benevolent, educational, memorial and patriotic. Arkansas' first chapter was chartered May 7, 1896, the Pat Cleburne Chapter in Hope, Arkansas. It was followed by eighteen chapters spread around the state.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000786

Resource Type

Text

Collection

United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) records, MS.000786

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) 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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