Creator

Date Original

1990-1996

Description

This collection houses political memorabilia from the 1990 Arkansas Governor’s race, a photograph of Winston Bryant, campaign material from Bryant, an interview with Clinton, and a copy of the Arkansas Outlook.

Biographical/Historical Note

Sheffield Nelson was the chairman of the Arkansas Republican Party from 1990-1992; during Governor Mike Huckabee’s tenure, Nelson was a member of the United States Commission on Civil Rights and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Nelson challenged William Clinton for the governor’s seat in 1990, but lost the race. Winston Bryant served one term as the Secretary of State from 1977-1978, was Lieutenant Governor from 1981-1991, and attorney general from 1991-1999. While serving as Arkansas Attorney General, Winston Bryant ran for United States Senate seat in 1996 and 1998. He lost both races.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.171.002

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Arkansas political memorabilia collection, SMC.171.002

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Arkansas political memorabilia 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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