Arkansas State Archives

Black History Commission of Arkansas

The Friends of the Arkansas State Archives is a not-for-profit organization formed in 2015 to support, promote, and strengthen the collections, services, and programs of the Arkansas State Archives.

The Friends support the State Archives in fulfilling its mission through a number of ways, including:

  • Volunteering with and encouraging volunteerism at the Arkansas State Archives and at events hosted by the Archives.
  • Raising funds to support activities of the Arkansas State Archives, such as acquisition of materials, conservation and processing work and public programming.
  • Advocating for the Arkansas State Archives.
  • Encouraging the continuing education and professional development efforts of State Archives’ staff.
  • For more information about the Friends of the Arkansas State Archives, visit their website