Creator

Date Original

1956-2006

Description

This collection contains meeting minutes from the First United Methodist Church in Magnolia, Arkansas; as well as brochures, newspapers, telephone directories, books, and maps related to Magnolia and other locations around Arkansas. The collection also contains two ledgers with accounts for stores and a blacksmith shop in Madison County, Arkansas.

Biographical/Historical Note

Wallace Waits was born in Arkansas on January 13, 1915. He married Nina Braswell in 1943 in Macon, Georgia, and the two eventually moved to Magnolia, Arkansas. They had four sons, Wally, Jim, Larry, and Tom. The materials in this collection were collected by Wallace F. Waits and his son, Wally. They were donated by Wally Waits. Wallace and Nina Waits were members of the First United Methodist Church in Magnolia. The minutes in this collection are likely from the time period in which he served on church committees. Wallace Waits died in Houston, Texas, on May 23, 1974.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000925

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Wallace F. and Wally Waits collection, MS.000925

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Wallace F. and Wally Waits 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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