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ASA Announces Third Pen to Podium: AR Historical Writers' Lecture

May 18, 2017
The Arkansas State Archives, in conjunction with the Historic Arkansas Museum, is hosting the third in a series of AR historical writers lectures on Tuesday, June 20th, from 7-8pm, featuring Brooks Blevins, presenting on "Back Yonder: An Ozark Chronicle," by Charles Wayman Hogue.

Arkansas State Archives announces third Pen to Podium lecture

May 18, 2017
The Arkansas State Archives, in conjunction with its sister agency Historic Arkansas Museum, is hosting the third in a series of lectures in 2017, Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Stacy Hurst announced today.  The lecture, which is part of the Pen to Podium: Arkansas Historical Writers'
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Arkansas State Archives participates in newspaper digitization project

May 17, 2017
The Arkansas State Archives, in partnership with the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS), has digitized 24 Arkansas newspapers through a joint newspaper digitization project with Newspapers.com in order to provide more access to these resources, Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Stacy Hurs
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Black History Commission of Arkansas and Arkansas State Archives announce symposium

May 12, 2017
The Black History Commission of Arkansas and the Arkansas State Archives will be hosting a symposium on Sat., June 10, in Meeting Room 4A-400 on the fourth floor of the Multi Agency Complex Building behind the State Capitol, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m., Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Stacy H
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Wednesday's Wonderful Collection - Loughborough papers, MS.000232

May 10, 2017
James M. Loughborough was born in Kentucky in 1832 and married Mary Webster in 1859 in St. Louis, Missouri. They had six children: Julia, Jean, Mary, Hope, James Fairfax, and St. James Noble.James Loughborough was a lawyer. His father, John, served as Surveyor General of the United States for the Di
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