Creator

Date Original

1979-1980

Description

This collection contains materials collected by Robert D. Ross, Executive Secretary for the 1979-1980 Arkansas Constitutional Convention. The collection includes correspondence and memorandums from delegates. It also contains the names of delegates, the counties they represented and the staff. Minutes of the convention are on microfiche and are not included in this collection.

Biographical/Historical Note

On Monday, December 11, 1978, the Arkansas Constitutional Convention of 1979-1980 opened. The purpose of the convention was to rewrite the Arkansas Constitution of 1874. Delegates were elected from their districts. Officers to the convention were elected from the delegates. Each officer represented a congressional district; Arkansas has four. Officers representing the four congressional districts were vice-presidents: P.K. Holmes, vice-president of the First District, Cal Ledbetter, Jr., vice-president of the Second District, Steve Smith, vice-president of the Third District, and Clint Huey, vice-president of the Fourth District, and Robert A. Leflar, President. Robert D. Ross was the Executive Secretary.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000345

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Arkansas Constitutional Convention records, MS.000345

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Arkansas Constitutional Convention records, 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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