Creator

Date Original

1908-1909

Description

This collection contains the Anti-Horse Thief Association, Arkansas Division proceedings from 1908 and 1909. These documents contain the official proceedings of these annual meetings.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Anti-Horse Thief Association (AHTA) was founded in 1854 by David McKee in Clark County, Missouri. The association was a vigilante committee that organized in order to protect personal property, namely horses, from thieves. This organization produced several chapters in neighboring states, including Arkansas. The members were encouraged to bring criminals to the appropriate authorities and assist the officers in discharging their duties.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.173.009

Resource Type

Text

Collection

The Anti-Horse Thief Association, SMC.173.009

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

The Anti-Horse Thief Association proceedings, 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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