Creator

Date Original

Undated

Description

This collection contains the unpublished manuscript of Eno's "Arkansas Historic Spots," written as thechairman for Locating and Marking Historic Spots for the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Thismanuscript lists historic places throughout Arkansas’ territory time period and statehood.

Biographical/Historical Note

Clara Bertha Eno was born February 14, 1854, in Van Buren, Arkansas, to Jonathan Adams and EllenWard Eno. After her father's death during the Civil War, Clara and her mother moved to New England,where Clara attended the Morris Institute in New Jersey. She returned to Arkansas and began her 30-year teaching career in 1876. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, UnitedDaughters of the Confederacy, and the Arkansas Federation of Women's Clubs.In 1905, she became vice-president of the Arkansas Historical Association and helped Dr. John HughReynolds draft legislation establishing the Arkansas History Commission. In 1909, she was appointedto the Arkansas History Commission, where she served until her death in 1951. Eno also served as anassociate editor for the Arkansas Historical Quarterly for many years. She published three books: Historyof the Arkansas Federation of Women's Clubs 1897-1934 (1935), Historic Places in Arkansas (1940), andHistory of Crawford County, Arkansas (1950). Eno died August 2, 1951, in Van Buren and is buried atFairview Cemetery.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; New England; New Jersey

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.007.018

Resource Type

Text

Collection

"Arkansas Historic Spots" Clara B. Eno manuscript, SMC.007.018

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

"Arkansas Historic Spots" Clara B. Eno manuscript, 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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