Creator

Date Original

1850-1954

Description

This collection contains two copies of H.M. McIver's story "Waterbound in Arkansas," a rough draft and final copy, and a Goodspeed article about H.M.'s father, Fountain A. McIver.

Biographical/Historical Note

H.M. McIver was born January 1,1875, in western Texas. His family moved to Rocky Comfort, Arkansas,in 1880, where his father, Fountain A. McIver, taught school. In about 1912, H.M. moved to Texarkana.He grew up hearing stories from Mexican and Civil War veterans, including those of his father andgrandfather, both ex-Confederates. His work, "Waterbound in Arkansas," is an attempt to put someof these stories down on paper. Each chapter is about a particular individual or family, usually fromArkansas or Texas.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Texas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.012.009

Resource Type

Text

Collection

H.M. McIver papers, SMC.012.009

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

H.M. McIver 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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