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1908 January 20
Letter from John Wyors to J.H. Reynolds explaining a roster for Company D, First Arkansas Cavalry Volunteers that W. Yoes would like to have published in the Arkansas History Commission publication.
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, 11.25" x 8.75"
Reynolds, John Hugh, 1869-1954; Arkansas. Arkansas History Commission; Arkansas--History--20th century.; Arkansas--History--Archival resources.
Van Buren, Crawford County (Ark.); Fayetteville, Washington County (Ark.)
MS.000722, Box 1, Folder 5
John Hugh Reynolds correspondence, MS.000772
Arkansas State Archives
Letter to J.H. Reynolds, 1908 January 20, John Hugh Reynolds correspondence, MS.000772
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