Creator

Date Original

1907-1989

Description

This collection contains bulletins, catalogs, newsletters, and other documents related to Arkansas State Teachers College, now known as the University of Central Arkansas, from 1907 to 1989.

Biographical/Historical Note

The University of Central Arkansas is a public research university in Conway, Arkansas. It was founded by Act 317 of the Arkansas State Legislature in 1907 as Arkansas State Normal School. The original purpose of the school to train students to become teachers. In 1925, the name of the college was changed to Arkansas State Teachers College. By 1967, the school had expanded beyond the training of teachers to offer degrees in other subject areas, and the name was changed to the State College of Arkansas. The name changed again in 1975 to the University of Central Arkansas, commonly referred to as UCA. UCA is now one of the oldest universities in Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Conway, Faulkner County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000917

Resource Type

Text

Collection

University of Central Arkansas/State College of Arkansas/Arkansas State Teachers College/Arkansas State Normal School (Conway, Ark.) collection, MS.000917

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

University of Central Arkansas/State College of Arkansas/Arkansas State Teachers College/Arkansas State Normal School (Conway, Ark.) collection, 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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