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ASA and Regional Archives to Open at 10am, January 17th

January 16, 2018
The Arkansas State Archives, Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives, and Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives will open at 10am on Wednesday, January 17th, as state offices will be on a two-hour delay due to inclement weather.

Wednesday’s Wonderful Collection - John W. Crockett correspondence, MS.000492

January 17, 2018
John W. Crockett (1860-1920) was the great-grandson of Davy Crockett and a prominent Arkansas politician in the early 1900s. Crockett served as Secretary of State from 1901-1905, and as State Treasurer from 1911-1915. As State Treasurer, Crockett was responsible for bonds, scrip, and warrants presen
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Wednesday’s Wonderful Collection - New Hope Missionary Baptist Church record book [Amity, AR] and loose correspondence, MS.000816

January 10, 2018
The New Hope Missionary Baptist Church was founded on July 2, 1910 in Amity, Arkansas, by M.P. Thomas and W.F. Willis. They followed the articles of faith laid out by the Red River Association of Arkansas. J.T. Moore was a missionary in Mexico during the Mexican Revolution, and received funds from t
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Annual NEARA Award Submissions

January 05, 2018
Time is running out to submit entries for the annual NEARA Award!The Arkansas Historical Association and the Northeast Arkansas Regional Archives (NEARA), a branch of the Arkansas State Archives, are taking submissions for the annual NEARA Award for Exemplary Archival Research. The award recognizes
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Wednesday’s Wonderful Collection - Arkansas State Medical Board records, MS.000803

January 03, 2018
The Arkansas State Medical Board was established in 1955 under Act 65, The Medical Practices Act, and Act 289 of 1957. The Board has the authority to license and regulate the practice of medicine in the state of Arkansas. In 1971, the Arkansas Osteopathic Board was abolished and the Arkansas State M
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