Creator

Date Original

1834-1949

Description

This collection contains correspondence, deeds, tax records, ledgers, scrapbooks, invoices, receipts, books, pamphlets, and other memorabilia.

Biographical/Historical Note

Peter Hanger came to Arkansas in 1834, settling in Little Rock in 1848. He had several business interests, including a government contract to carry mail by stagecoach throughout Arkansas. Peter Hanger married Matilda Cunningham, the daughter of Dr. Matthew Cunningham, Little Rock's first mayor and one of the town's earliest physicians. One of their children, Frederick Hanger, became a well-known Little Rock businessman. Frederick was the husband of Frances Marion Harrow Hanger. Frederick and Frances had two children, Kenneth and Albert. The family home at 1010 Scott Street in Little Rock is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000126

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Hanger family papers, MS.000126

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Hanger family 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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