Creator

Date Original

1952 May 1

Description

This collection contains a letter from Lara Virginia Gibbs to Arkansas History Commission Director Ted Worley, concerning C.F.M. Noland.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Fenton Mercer Noland was born in Aldie, Virginia, on August 23, 1810, the fourth of the five children of William and Catherine (Callender) Noland. In 1925, Fent Noland came to Batesville, Independence County, Arkansas, where he read law under James Woodson Bates. He wrote for the New York "Spirit of the Times," a leading sports and humor newspaper. His fictional character "Pete Whetstone" gave him notoriety at the national level.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.125.008

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Lara Virginia Gibbs letter on C.F.M. Noland, SMC.125.008

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Lara Virginia Gibbs letter on C.F.M. Noland, 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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