Creator

Date Original

1849-1974

Description

This collection consists of short stories, plays, poetry, block prints, and other artwork by Vivian Williams Utley and her daughters, Georgia Fentem Utley and Ruth Beale Utley. There is also correspondence, newspapers, photographs, books, publications, and miscellaneous material and artifacts related to J.S. Utley and other members of his family.

Biographical/Historical Note

Joseph Simeon Utley was born October 18, 1876, in Greenbrier, Arkansas, the son of Francis David and Amanda Melvina Snow Utley. J.S. Utley obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Hendrix College in 1906. He was admitted to the Arkansas Bar and started his private law practice in 1907. In 1903, he married Vivian Rockwood Williams, who was born October 15, 1877. Their children were Don Williams, born February18, 1905; Georgia Fentem, born January 28, 1907; and Ruth Beale, who was born May 18, 1911. Vivian Utley died December 4, 1942. Joseph Simeon Utley died December 13, 1943.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000160

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Utley family papers, MS.000160

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Utley 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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