Title

Russell Cavanaugh Stephens papers, 1918-1919

Creator

Date Original

1918-1919

Description

This collection is comprised of materials from Russell C. Stephens military service during World War I. Materials include correspondence, World War I publications, honorable discharge papers, French postcards, photographic postcards, newspaper clippings, and a World War I cartoon scrapbook.

Biographical/Historical Note

Russell Cavanaugh Stephens was born in Blevins, Hempstead County, Arkansas, on December 9, 1889, to Lula A. née Brown and Phillip Cavanaugh Stephens. In June of 1917, Russell C. Stephens was drafted for service in World War I. He served in France during the war in Company “A” of the 526th Engineers SV. BN with the rank of corporal. Stephens was honorably discharged in 1919. In February of 1918, he married Effie Pierce in Pike County, Arkansas. The marriage produced two children, one of whom survived into adulthood. Russell Cavanaugh Stephens died on March 25, 1967. His wife Effie Stephens died September 22, 1987. Both are buried in Marlbrook Cemetery, located in Blevins, Hempstead County, Arkansas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000825

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Russell Cavanaugh Stephens papers, MS.000825

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Russell Cavanaugh Stephens papers, 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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