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1910 August 26
This letter from Mrs. Dunbar Rowland gives advice on how to prepare a roster of Confederate troops for research purposes. Her husband, Mr. Dunbar Rowland, served as director of the Department of Archives and History for the State of Mississippi.
John Hugh Reynolds (1869-1954) graduated from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. After graduation, Reynolds joined the faculty of the University of Arkansas where he developed an interest in Arkansas history. In 1903 he organized the Arkansas Historical Association, the predecessor to the current association. In 1905, Reynolds drafted legislation to establish a state archives, the Arkansas History Commission, and revised the commission's legislation in 1909. He served as the commission secretary from 1909 to 1911. In 1912, Reynolds was appointed President of Hendrix College, a position he held until 1945. This collection contains correspondence dealing with the early development of the Arkansas History Commission and the hiring of its first director Dallas Tabor Herndon.
Document, 1 page, 8.75" x 11.25"
Reynolds, John Hugh, 1869-1954; Arkansas. Arkansas History Commission; Arkansas--History--20th century.; Arkansas--History--Archival resources.
Fayetteville, Washington County (Ark.); Jackson, Madison County (Miss.)
MS.000722, Box 1, Folder 7
John Hugh Reynolds correspondence, MS.000772
Arkansas State Archives
Letter from Mrs. Dunbar Rowland to J.H. Reynolds, 1910 August 26, John Hugh Reynolds correspondence, MS.000772
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