Creator

Date Original

1890-1948

Description

These papers contain the personal and professional correspondence, financial documents, and legal documents that once belonged to Rowan Moody Sankey (R.M.S.) Butner.

Biographical/Historical Note

Rowan Moody Sankey (R.M.S.) Butner was born in Arkansas on March 17, 1879. He worked as a manager of a saw mill before becoming a loan manager at the Union and Mercantile Trust Company in the 1920s. Butner bought and sold real estate in Little Rock and the Argenta district in North Little Rock. On June 5, 1939, Butner became the acting Postmaster in North Little Rock, where he worked until a physical disability caused him to retire in 1942. He died on June 18, 1951.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.); North Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000884

Resource Type

Text

Collection

R.M.S. Butner papers, MS.000884

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

R.M.S. Butner 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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