Scott County was founded in 1833 from parts of Crawford and Pope counties. It was named for Andrew Scott, a judge and delegate to the 1836 Arkansas Constitutional Convention. Waldron serves as the county seat.
The results below are automatically collected from materials on this site that have been tagged with the Geographical Area of “Scott County (Ark.)” This list does not include all of the Arkansas State Archives’ materials regarding this county, but provides a starting point for research. Please click on each title below to learn more about it and the collection to which it belongs.
Submissions from 2021
This collection contains the Civil War reminiscences of Margaret Torbett, "An Incident of the Civil War."
Submissions from 2020
Submissions from 2019
Submissions from 2003
Submissions from 1982
Submissions from 1973
Submissions from 1967
Submissions from 1961
Submissions from 1950
Submissions from 1947
Images from 1930
Submissions from 1925
Submissions from 1923
This Bible belonged to the George Scott family of Saline County, Arkansas.
Submissions from 1911
Submissions from 1892
This collection contains organizational records of the Mill Creek Mining District in Scott County, Arkansas, in 1892.
This collection contains one broadside, a list of jurors, Scott County, Arkansas.
Submissions from 1885
This collection contains an agreement to form the Waldron Dramatic Club in Scott County, Arkansas.
Submissions from 1884
Submissions from 1883
This collection contains notes written by members of the Ku Klux Klan to or about two black men, Joshua Aynes and W.H. Johnson, from Scott County, Arkansas. Aynes and Johnson were threatened with violence or death if they did not leave the area.
Books from 1874
1874 October 05: Voucher, U.S. v. Jordan Sims and Joseph P. Sims, retail dealer of leaf tobacco without paying special tax; William J. Sims, Martin Ruthlof, and W.H. Dooley, witnesses; includes cost of per diem, and mileage; Edward J. Brooks, commissioner
Submissions from 1868
This deed from 1868 is for land in Scott County, Arkansas.