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Arkansas County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Eastern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890.
Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Halli Burton, W. H. A Topographical Description and History of Arkansas County, Arkansas from 1541-1875. (DeWitt: Privately printed, 1903. Reprinted Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Burkett, Bennie Frownfelter. Stuttgart, Arkansas: One Hundred Years on the Grand Prairie. (Stuttgart: Stuttgart Agricultural Museum, 1990.) P,M,S

Grand Prairie Historical Society
P.O. Box 122
Gillett, AR 72055
Publishes: Grand Prairie Historical Bulletin


Ashley County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Buckner, John W. Cap Gates Tent City: A History of Crossett, Arkansas. (Little Rock: Rose Publishing Company, 1983.) M,S

_____. Wilderness Lady: A History of Crossett, Arkansas. (Little Rock: Rose Publishing Company, 1979.) M,S

Crossett Sawmill Interviews: Recollections of Years 1860-1948. (Crossett: Ashley County Genealogical Society, 1995.) M,S

DeArmond-Huskey, Rebecca. Beyond Bartholomew: The Portland Area History. (Conway: River Road Press, 1996.) S

Etheridge, Y.W. History of Ashley County, Arkansas. (Van Buren: Press-Argus, 1959.) S

Ashley County Genealogical Society
P.O. Drawer R
Crossett, AR 71635
Publishes: Kin Kollecting


Baxter County

Messick, Mary Ann. History of Baxter County, 1873-1973. (Mountain Home: Chamber of Commerce, 1973.) M,S

Shiras, Francis H. History of Baxter County. (Mountain Home: J.W. Daniel and Shiras Brothers Print Shop, 1939.) S

Baxter County Historical Society
1505 Mistletoe
Mountain Home, AR 72653
Publishes: Baxter County History


Benton County

Black, J. Dickson. History of Benton County. (Bentonville?: The Author, 1975.) M,S

History of Benton County, Arkansas. (Rogers: Benton County Heritage Committee, 1991.) M,S

History of Benon, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Loux, Maurice. Historical Review of Maysville, Pioneer Town of Benton County, Arkansas. (Southwest City, MO: Southwest City Republic, 1972.) M,S

Bella Vista Historical Society and Museum
1885 Bella Vista Way
Bella Vista, AR 72714
Publishes: BVHSM Newsletter

Benton County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1034
304 NE Second Street
Bentonville, AR 72712
Publishes: Benton County Pioneer

Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 796
Rogers, AR 72757
Publishes: The Backtracker


Boone County

Rea, Ralph R. Boone County and Its People. (Van Buren: Press Argus, 1955.) M,S

Russell, Jesse. Behind These Ozark Hills: History, Reminiscences, Tradtions Featuring the Authors Family. (NY: Hobson Book Press, 1947.) M,S

Boone County Historical and Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1094
Harrison, AR 72601
Publishes: Boone County Historian


Bradley County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Gatewood, Robert L. A Bicentennial History of Bradley County. (Warren: Warren and Bradley County Bicentennial Committee and Bradley County Historical Society, 1976.) M,S

Bradley County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 837
Warren, AR 71671
Publishes: Roots

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Calhoun County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

See also Ouachita County


Carroll County

Carroll County Families: These Were the First. (Berryville: Carroll County Historical and Genealogical Society, 1991.) M,S

Eureka Springs Carnegie Public Library Association. Eureka Springs: A Pictorial History. (Eureka Springs: The Association, 1975.) M,S

History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Lair, Jim. An Outlanders History of Carroll County, Arkansas, 1830-1983. (Marceline, MO: Walsworth Publishing, 1983.) S

Mills, Nellie Alice. Early Days at Eureka Springs. (Monett, MO: Free Will Baptist em, 1949.) M,S

_____. Other Days at Eureka Springs. (Monett, MO: Free Will Baptist Gem, 1950.) M,S

Rayburn, Otto E. The Eureka Springs Story. (Eureka Springs: Times-Echo Press, 1954.) M,S

Russell, Jesse. Behind These Ozark Hills: History, Reminiscences, Tradtions Featuring the Authors Family. (NY: Hobson Book Press, 1947.) M,S

Westphal, June and Catherine Osterhage. A Fame Not Easily Forgotten: An Autobiography of Eureka Springs. (Conway: River Ridge Press, 1970.) M,S

Carroll County Historical and Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 249
Berryville, AR 72616
Publishes: Carroll Conty Historical Quarterly

Eureka Springs Historical Museum
95 South Main Street
Eureka Springs, AR 72632


Chicot County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Whayne, Jeannie, editor. Shadows Over Sunnyside: An Arkansas Plantation in Transition 1830-1945. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1993.) S


Clark County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Richter, Wendy, editor. Clark County Arkansas: Past and Present. (Arkadelphia: Clark County Historical Association, 1992.) M,S

May, Joe. The Way We Were: A Pictorial History of Clark County. (Hurst, TX: Curtis Media, 1995.) P,M,S

We Were There: Clark Countians in World War II. (Arkadelphia: Clark County Historical Association, 1995.) M,S

Clark County Historical Association

P.O. Box 516
Arkadelphia, AR 71923
Publishes: Clark County Historical Journal

Riley-Hickingbotham Library
Special Collections
Ouachita Baptist University
Arkadelphia, AR 71923
(870) 246-4531 ext 332


Clay County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889; Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Payne, Laud M., editor. Memoirs of Early Days in Clay County, Arkansas.... (Piggott: The Editor, 1969.) M,S

Rowland, George H. Fathers of the Ridge. (Paragould: The Author, 1978-1984.) M,S

Webb, Robert T. History and Traditions of Clay County. (Mountain Home: Shiras Brothers Print Shop, 1933.) M,S

Clay County Genealogical Society
c/o Piggott Public Library
361 West Main
Piggott, AR 72454


Cleburne County

Berry, Evalena. Sugar Loaf Springs: Hebers Elegant Watering Place. (Little Rock: Riverside Press, 1985.) S

Berry, Evalena. Time and the River: A History of Cleburne County. (Little Rock: Rose Publishing Company, 1982.) S

Cleburne County Historical Society
P.O. Box 794
Heber Springs, AR 72541
Publishes: Cleburne County Journal


Cleveland County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Cleveland County Historical Society
P.O. Box 342
Rison, AR 71665


Columbia County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Killgore, Nettie Hicks. History of Columbia County, Arkansas. (Magnolila: n.p, 1947. Reprint Magnolia: Southwest Arkansas Genealogical Society, 1976.) M,S

Southwest Arkansas Genealogical Society
523 East Union Street
Magnolia, AR 71753
Publishes: SO-WE-AR


Conway County

Biographical andHistorical Memoirs of Western Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1891. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Conway County Historical Society. Conway County--Our Land, Our Home, Our People. (Little Rock: Historical Publications of Arkansas, 1989.) M,S


Craighead County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889; Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Stuck, Charles A. The Story of Craighead County, A Narrative of People and Events in Northeast Arkansas. (Jonesboro: Privately Published, 1960.) S

Williams, Harry L. History of Craighead County, Arkansas. (Little Rock: Parke-Harper Company, 1930. Reprint LittleR ock: Rose PublishingCompany, 1977 and Jonesboro: Craighead County Historical Society, 1995.) S

Craighead County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1011
Jonesboro, AR 72403
Publishes: Craighead County Historical Quarterly


Crawford County

Benham, A.G. A Story of Mulberry. (n.p.: n.p., 1977.) M,S

Eno, Clara B. History of Crawford County, Arkansas. (Van Buren: Press-Argus, 1951.) S

History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Lancaster, Lorina Moss. Looking Back at Dyer. (Dyer: The Author, 1976.) M,S

Crawford County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1317
Alma, AR 72921
Publishes: Panning for Nuggets of Old


Crittenden County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Eastern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Woolfolk, Margaret. A History of Crittenden County. (Marion?: The Author, 1991.) S

Crittenden County Historical Society
P.O. Box 685
Marion, AR 72364


Cross County

Bedford, T.A., Jr. An Opportunity of a Lifetime: In All the World There is Nothing Like This. (Wynne: Cross County Historical Society, 1975.) S

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Eastern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) M,S

Chowning, Robert W. History of Cross County, Arkansas, 1955. (Wynne: Wynne Progress, 1955.) M,S

Hartness, Richard L. Naming a Confederate County: Cross County, Arkansas, 1862-1873. (Wynne: Star Printing Company, 1973.) M,S

_____. Wittsburg, Arkansas: Crowleys Ridge Steamboat Riverport., 1848-1890. (Little Rock: Rose Publishing Company, 1979.) S

Cross County Historical Society
P.O. Box 943
Wynne, AR 72396

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Dallas County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Smith, Jonathan K. The Romance of Tulip. (Memphis: Privately Printed, 1965.) M,S

_____. The Romance of Tulip Ridge. (Baltimore: Deford and Company, 1966.) M,S

Vosmik, Julie. History and Architectural Heritage of Dallas County: A Historic Context. (Little Rock: Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, 1991.) M,S

Dallas County Genealogical and Historical Society
c/o Dallas County Library
501 East 4th Street
Fordyce, AR 71742


Desha County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Desha County Historical Society
420 South Kirkwood Road #223
Kirkwood, MO 63122-6160


Drew County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

DeArmond, Rebecca. Old Times Not Forgotten: A History of Drew County. (Little Rock: Rose Publishing Company, 1980.) S

Drew County Historical Society
404 South Main Street
Monticello, AR 71655
Publishes: Drew County Historical Journal

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Faulkner County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Pulaski, Jefferson, Lonoke, Faulkner, Grant, Saline, Perry, Garland and Hot Spring Counties, Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Faulkner County Historical Society. Faulkner County: Its Land and People. (Conway: The Society, 1986.) M,S

Gatewood, Robert L. Conway and Faulkner County; Arkansas, 1778-1964. (Conway: The Author, 1964.) M,S

Haydn, Ruff. Pine Mountain Americans. (NY: Hobson Book Press, 1947.) S

McPherson, Alex, et al. The History of Faulkner County, Arkansas. (Conway: Conway Times Plant, 1927. Reprint Conway: Oldbuck Press, 1993.) S

Minton, Hubert L. The Evolution of Conway, Arkansas. (Chicago: University of Chicago Libraries, 1939.) S

Faulkner County Historical Society
P.O. Box 731
Conway, AR 72033
Publishes: Faulkner Facts and Fiddlings

Archives and Special Collections
Torreyson Library
University of Central Arkansas
Donaghey and Bruce Streets
Conway, AR 72035


Franklin County

Canady, Virginia. Altus, Ark.: 100 Years, 1888-1988. (np:np, 1988.) M,S

History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S


Fulton County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889; Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

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Garland County

Abbott, Shirley. The Bookmakers Daughter: A Memory Unbound. (NY: Tichnor & Fields, 1991.) S

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Pulaski, Jefferson, Lonoke, Faulkner, Grant, Saline, Perry, Garland and Hot Spring Counties, Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Brown, Dee. The American Spa: Hot Springs, Arkansas. (Little Rock: Rose Publishing Company, 1982.) M,S

Hudgins, Mary D. A Thumbnail History of Hot Springs. (Hot Springs: Hot Springs Natural History Association, 1937. Reprint 1946 and 1954.) S

Jones, Maxine. Call Me Madam: The Life and Times of a Hot Springs, Madam. (Little Rock: Pioneer Press, 1983.) S

Scully, Francis J. Hot Springs, Arkansas and Hot Springs National Park: The Story of a City and the Nations Health Resort. (Little Rock: Pioneer Press, 1966.) S

A Tour of Little Rock and Hot Springs. (Memphis: City Productions, 1995.) 50 minute Video. P,M,S

Garland County Historical Society
222 McMahan Drive
Hot Springs, AR 71913-6243
Publishes: The Record

Hot Springs Village Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 8231
Hot Springs Village, AR 71909

Melting Pot Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 936
Hot Springs, AR 71902
Publishes: The Melting Pot


Grant County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Pulaski, Jefferson, Lonoke, Faulkner, Grant, Saline, Perry, Garland and Hot Spring Counties, Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Goolsby, Elwin. Our Timberland Home: A History of Grant County. (Little Rock: Rose Publishing Company, 1984.) M,S

_____ and Kay M. Goolsby. Golden Memories: A Photographic Album of Grant County. (Little Rock: Rose Publishing Company, 1986.) P,M,S

Grant County Museum Guild
409 West Center Street
Sheridan, AR 72150
Publishes: Grassroots: Journal of the Grant County Museum


Greene County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889; Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Hansbrough, Vivian M. History of Greene County, Arkansas. (Little Rock: Democrat Printing and Lithographing Company, 1946.) S

Rowland, George H. Fathers of the Ridge. (Paragould: The Author, 1978-1984.) M,S

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Hempstead County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Hopes First Century: A Commemorative History of Hope. (1975.) S

Medearis, Mary. Washington, Arkansas: History on the Southwest Trail. (Hope: Etter Printing Company, 1976.) S

Shiver, Harry W. Hopes First Century: A Commemorative History of Hope, Arkansas, 1875-1975. (Hope: Centennial Committee, 1975.) M,S

Williams, Charlean M. The Old Town SpeaksTonight. (Houston: Anson Jones Press, 1951.) [Pertains to Washington.] S

Williams, Sam. Sam Williams, Printers Devil: Memorabilia: Some Ante-Bellum Reminiscences of Hempstead County. (Hope: Etter Printing, 1979.) S

Williamson, Llewellyn Wilburn. Black Footprints Around Arkansas. (Hope: the Author, 1979.) M,S

Hempstead County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1257
Hope, AR 71802
Publishes: Journal of the Hempstead County Historical Society

Hempstead County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1158, Hope, AR 71802
Publishes: Hempstead Trails

Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives (SARA)
Old Washington State Park
Washington, AR 71862
(870) 983-2633


Hot Spring County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Pulaski, Jefferson, Lonoke, Faulkner, Grant, Saline, Perry, Garland and Hot Spring Counties, Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Massey, Elizabeth. A Pictorial History of Malvern and Hot Spring County. (Malvern: np, 1990.) M,S

Hot Spring County, Arkansas Historical Society
P.O. Box 674
Malvern, AR 72104
Publishes: The Heritage


Howard County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Howard County Heritage Club. The History of Howard County, Arkansas, 1873-1973. (Nashville: Nashville News, 1973.) S

More of the Unfinished Story of North Howard County. (Umpire: North Howard County Historical Group, 1989.) M,S

Tyndall, Naida, et al. The Unfinished Story of North Howard County. (Umpire: North Howard County Youth Group, 1982.) M,S

Howard County Heritage Club
218 West Howard Street
Nashville, AR 72852

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Independence County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889; Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.)

Stockard, S. W. The History of Lawrence, Jackson, Independence, and Stone Counties. (Little Rock: Arkansas Democrat Company, 1904.) S

Batesville Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 3883
Batesville, AR 72503
Publishes: Bits of Bark

Independence County Historical Society
P.O. Box 2036
Batesville, AR 72503
Publishes: Independence County Chronicle

Mabee Library
Regional Studies Center
Lyon College
Batesville, AR 72501
(870) 698-4330

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Izard County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889; Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Shannon, Karr. A History of Izard County. (Little Rock: Democrat Printing and Lithographing Company, 1947.) S

Izard County Historical and Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 306
Pineville, AR 72566
Publishes: Izard County Historian

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Jackson County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889; Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.)

Luker, Lady Elizabeth. Fight and Survive!: A History of Jackson County in the Civil War. (Newport: Jackson County Historical Society, 1997.)

Morgan, James Logan, editor. Centennial History of Newport, Arkansas. (Newport: Jackson County Historical Society, 1975.) S

Stockard, S. W. The History of Lawrence, Jackson, Independence, and Stone Counties. (Little Rock: Arkansas Democrat Company, 1904.) S

Jackson County Historical Society

7 Pickens Street
Newport, AR 72112
Publishes: Stream of History


Jefferson County

Arkansas Humanities Council. Of Time and the River. (Little Rock: AHC, 1995.) 30 minute video. M,S

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Pulaski, Jefferson, Lonoke, Faulkner, Grant, Saline, Perry, Garland and Hot Spring Counties, Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Leslie, James W. Land of Cypress and Pine. (Little Rock: Rose Publishing Company, 1976.) S

_____. Pine Bluff and Jefferson County, A Pictorial History. (Virginia Beach, VA: Donning, 1997.) P,M,S

_____. Saracens Country. (Little Rock: Rose Publishing Company, 1974.) S

Of Character and Characters. (Pine Bluff: Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Historical Museum, 1997.) Video. M,S

Jefferson County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2215
Pine Bluff, AR 71613
Publishes: Footprints

Jefferson County Historical Society
610 West 35th Street
Pine Bluff, AR 71603

Publishes: Jefferson County Historical Quarterly
Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Historical Museum
201 East 4th Avenue
Pine Bluff, AR 71601


Johnson County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Western Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1891. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Langford, Ella M. Johnson County, Arkansas: The First Hundred Years. (Clarksville: The Author, 1921. Reprint Clarksville: Johnson County Historical Society, 1976.) M,S

Mickel, R. W. Mrs. History of Johnson County, Arkansas. (Clarksville: The Author, 1983.) M,S

Johnson County Historical Society
P.O. Box 505
Clarksville, AR 72830
Publishes: Johnson County Historical Society Journal

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Lafayette County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Lafayette County Historical Society

c/o Gene Smith
P.O. Box 398
Lewisville, AR 71845

Publishes: Lafayette Lookback


Lawrence County

Anderson, Mary Ann and Ken Story. Settlement of Lawrence County and Powhatan, 1803-1890: A Historic Context. (Little Rock: Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, 1991.) M,S

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889; Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

McLeod, Walter E. Centennial Memorial History of Lawrence County. (Russellville: Russellville Printing Company, 1936.) S

Stockard, S. W. The History of Lawrence, Jackson, Independene, and Stone Counties. (Little Rock: Arkansas Democrat Company, 1904.) S

Lawrence County Historical Society
P.O. Box 724
Imboden, AR 72434
Publishes: Lawrence County Historical Quarterly

Powhatan Historical Library
Box 93
Powhatan, AR 72458
(870) 878-6794


Lee County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Eastern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

History of Lee County, Arkansas. (Dallas: Curtis Media, 1987.) M,S

Robertson, Marnelle. Marianna Centennial, 1870-1970. (Marianna: Marianna Centennial Steering Committee, 1970.) M,S


Lincoln County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

History of Lincoln County, Arkansas, 1871-1983. (Dallas: Taylor Publishing Company, nd.) M,S


Little River County

Beasley, Bill. Little River County. (Ashdown?: Little River Historical Society, 1975.) [Use with care.] S

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Compay, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S


Logan County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Western Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1891. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Logan County: Its History and Its People. (np: Logan County Historical Society, 1987.) M,S

Logan County Historical Society
P.O. Box 40
Magazine, AR 72943
Publishes: Wagon Wheels


Lonoke County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Pulaski, Jefferson, Lonoke, Faulkner, Grant, Saline, Perry, Garland and Hot Spring Counties, Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Bits and Pieces of Cabot History. (Cabot: Cabot High School History Club, 1988.) M,S

Lonoke County Historical Society
P.O. Box 14
Lonoke, AR 72086
Publishes: Lonoke County Historical Society Newsletter


Madison County

History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Madison County Genealogical and HistoricalSociety
P.O. Box 427
Huntsville, AR 72740
Publishes: Madison County Musings


Marion County

Berry, Earl, editor. History of Marion County. (n.p.: Marion County Historical Association, 1977.) M,S

Burnes, Marian. Early Days of Marion County, Arkansas. (Ozark, MO: Dogwood Print, 1992.) M,S

Historical and Genealogical Society of Marion County
c/o Marion County Library
P.O. Box 554
Yellville, AR 72687


Miller County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Steely, Skipper. Six Months From Tennessee. (Wolfe City, TX: Henington Publishing Company, 1982.) M,S

Quinn, F.F. A Tale of Two Cities Not By Dickens. (Texarkana: Four States Press, 1914.) S


Mississippi County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889; Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Edrington, Mabel. History of Mississippi County, Arkansas. (Ocala, FL: Star-Banner, 1962.) S

Snowden, Deanna. Mississippi County, Arkansas: Appreciating the Past, Aticipating the Future. (Little Rock: August House, 1986.) S

Wade, Ophelia R. The Heritage of Blytheville, Arkansas. (Bragg City, MO: Privately Published, 1973.) M,S

Mississippi County Historical and Genealogical Society
C/O Dr. Paul Haynie
Blytheville, AR 72317
Publishes: Delta Historical Review


Monroe County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Eastern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

English, Jo Claire. Pages From the Past: Historical Notes on Clarendon, Monroe County and Early Arkansas. (Clarendon: The Author, 1976.) M,S

See also Phillips County


Montgomery County

Baldwin, Debbie, editor. Montgomery County: Our Heritage, Volume I. (Mount Ida: Montgomery County Historical Society, 1986.) Volume II. (Mount Ida: Montgomery County Historical Society, 1990.) [A massive work, with many community and family histories.] M,S

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Western Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1891. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Montgomery County Historical Society
P.O. Box 520
Mount Ida, AR 71957
Publishes: The Crystal


Nevada County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S


Newton County

Hardaway, B. Touchstone. These Hills, My Home. (Point Lookout, MO: School of the Ozarks, 1972.) M,S

Lackey, Walter F. History of Newton County, Arkansas. (Independence, MO: Zion Publishing Company, 1950.) S

Newton County Historical Society
P.O. Box 360
Jasper, AR 72641


Ouachita County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Ouachita-Calhoun Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2092
Camden, AR 71701
Publishes: Researchin Ouachita-Calhoun

Ouachita County Historical Society
926 Washington N.W.
Camden, AR 71701
Publishes: Ouachita County Historical Society Quarterly


Perry County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Pulaski, Jefferson, Lonoke, Faulkner, Grant, Saline, Perry, Garland and Hot Spring Counties, Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Living the Times...1776-1976: A Bicentennial Tribute to Perry County. (Perryville: Heritage Commission, 1976. Reprint Perryville: Extension Homemakers Council, 1981 and 1989.) M,S


Phillips County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Eastern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

DeMan, George E. N., compiler and editor. Helena: The Ridge, The River, The Romance. (Little Rock: Pioneer Press, 1978.) S

Phillips County Historical Society. Historic Helena and West Helena. (Helena: Phillips County Chamber of Commerce, 1973.) M,S

Tri-County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 580
Marvell, AR 72366
Publishes: Tri-County Genealogical Journal

Phillips County Historical Society
623 Pecan Street
Helena, AR 72342
Publishes: Phillips County Historical Review


Pike County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Calloway, Bess. Our Town: The Story of Delight. (Delight: The Author, 1960.) M,S

Early History of Pike County, Arkansas: he First One Hundred Years. (Murfreesboro: Pike County Archives and History Society, 1989.) M,S

Pike County Archives: A Look at the Past. (Murfreesboro: Pike County Archives, 1995.) M,S

Pike County Archives and History Society
P.O. Box 238
Murfreesboro, AR 71958
Publishes: The Gems of Pike County


Poinsett County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889; Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S


Polk County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Western Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1891. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.)

Martin, Eva R. Some History of Polk County, Arkansas: And, History of Hatfield. (Hatfield: Polk County Genealogical Society, ca1988.) M,S

Polk County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 317
Hatfield, AR 71945
Publishes: Polk County Pioneers


Pope County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Western Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1891. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Boyett, Gene. Hardscrabble Frontier: Pope County, Arkansas in the 1850s. (Laham, MD: University Press of America, 1990.) S

Edgar, Gerald, editor. Russellville Centennial, 1870-1970: Arrows to Atoms. (Russellville: Chamber of Commerce, 1970.) S

Pope County Historical Association. History of Pope County, Arkansas. (Russellville: The Association, 1979 and 1981.) M,S

Reynolds, Thomas J. The Pope County Militia War. (Little Rock: Foreman-Payne, 1968.) S

Vance, David L. Early History of Pope County: A History of Pope County in the Nineteenth Century and in the Early Part of the Twentieth Century. (Mabelvale: Forman-Payne Publishers, 1970.) S

West, D. Porter. Early History of Pope County. (N.P.: N.P., 1905. Reprint Russellville: David Lee Vance, 1968.) S

Pope County Historical Association
C/O Ray Ward
302 East 9th Street
Russellville, AR 72801


Prairie County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Eastern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S


Pulaski County

Adams, Walter. North Little Rock: The Unique City, A History. (Little Rock: August House, 1986.) M,S

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Pulaski, Jefferson, Lonoke, Faulkner, Grant, Saline, Perry, Garland and Hot Spring Counties, Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Eubank, Evelyn K. Indelible Footprints. (North Little Rock: The Author, 1975.) [North Little Rock history.] M,S

Herndon, Dallas T. Why Little Rock Was Born. (Little Rock: Central Printing Company, 1933.) S

Lester, Jim and Judy Lester. Greater Little Rock: A Pictorial History. (Norfolk, VA: Donning Company, 1986.) M,S

Little, Carolyn Yancey. The History of Jacksonville, 1818-1976. (Jacksonville: Jacksonville Bicentennial Commission, 1976.) M,S

_____. Siftings From Jacksonville History, 1820-1980. (Jacksonville: Jacksonville Sesquicentennial Committee, 1986.) S

The Quapaw Quarter: A Guide to Little Rocks 19th Century Neighborhoods. (Little Rock: Quapaw Quarter Association, 1976.) M,S

Reflections: A Pictorial History of Pulaski County. (Marceline, MO: D-Books, 1996.) P,M,S

Richards, Ira D. Story of a Rivertown, Little Rock in the Nineteenth Century. (Benton: Privately published, 1969.) S

Roy, F. Hampton and Charles Witsell. How We Lived: Little Rock as an American City. (Little Rock: August House, 1984.) S

Arkansas History Commission
One Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 682-6900

Arkansas State Library
One Capitol Mall
Fifth Floor
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-1524

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Central Arkansas Library System
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 918-3056
arkinfo@cals.lib.ar.us
Publishes: The Butler Banner

Pulaski County Historical Society
P.O. Box 251903
Little Rock, AR 72225
Publishes: Pulaski County Historical Review

William F. Laman Public Library
2801 Orange
North Little Rock, AR 72114
(501) 758-1720


Randolph County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889; Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Dalton, Lawrence. History of Randolph County, Arkansas. (Little Rock: Democrat Printing and Lithographing Company, 1946.) S

Radolph County Historical Society
202 East Church
Pocahontas, AR 72455


St. Francis County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Eastern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Chowning, Robert W. History of St. Francis County, Arkansas: A Narrative History. (Forrest City: Times-Herald Publishing Company, 1954.) S


Saline County

Bachus, Gordon S. Written and Pictoral [sic] History of Bauxite. (North Little Rock: Heritage Publishing Company, 1968.) M,S

Saline County History and Heritage Society
P.O. Box 221
Bryant, AR 72089
Publishes: The Saline


Scott County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Western Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1891. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Cate, Michael. History of Scott County, Arkansas. (Dallas: Curtis Media, 1991.) M,S

Goodner, Norman. A History of Scott County, Arkansas. (Siloam Springs: Bar D Press, 1941.) [Use with caution.] M,S

_____. Scott County Scrapbook. (Mansfield, AR: F. Boyd, 1982.) M,S

Smith, O. Alden. Scott County, Arkansas: Gateway to the West: A Genealogical Data Handbook. (Tulsa: The Printing Company, 1992.) M,S

Scott County Historical and Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1560
Waldron, AR 72958
Publishes: Echoes


Searcy County

Baker, William D. History and Architectural Heritage of Searcy County: A Historic Context. (Little Rock: Arkansas Historical Preservation Program, ca1991.) M,S

Harrell, Mary F. History and Folklore of Searcy County, Arkansas. (Harrison: New Leaf Press, 1977.) M,S

Johnston, James J. Searcy County, Arkansas to 1850. (Fayetteville: The Author, 1991.) M,S

McInturff, Orville J. Searcy County, My Dear: A History of Searcy County, Arkansas. (Marshall: Marshall Mountain Wave, 1963.) S

Searcy County Ancestor Information Exchange
C/O James J. Johnston
233 East Oaks Drive
Fayetteville, AR 72703


Sebastian County

Bearss, Edwin C., and Arrell Morgan Gibson. Fort Smith: Little Gibraltar on the Arkansas. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1969.) M,S

Butler, William J. Fort Smith, Past and Present: A Historical Summary. (Fort Smith: First National Bank, 1973.) S

Faulk, Odie B. and Billy Mac Jones. Fort Smith: An Illustrated History. (Fort Smith: Old Fort Museum, 1983.) M,S

History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Mapes, Ruth B. Old Fort Smith: Cultural Center on the Southwestern Frontier. (Little Rock: Pioneer Press, 1965.) S

Frontier Researchers
P.O. Box 2123
Fort Smith, AR 72902
Publishes: Frontier Research


Sevier County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

McCommas, Betty, editor. The History of Sevier County and Her People, 1803-1936. (DeQueen: Sevier County Historical Society, 1980.) S

Sevier County Historical Society Museum
717 Maple Street
DeQueen, AR 71832
(870) 642-6642


Sharp County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northeast Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889; Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

The Hardy History. (Batesville: Riverside Graphics, 1980.) M,S

A History of the One-Room Schools of Sharp County: Country School Memories. (Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill, 1993.) M,S

Moore, Caruth Shaver. Early History of Evening Shade and Sharp County. (Evening Shade: The Author, 1979.) M,S

Sharp County Historical Society
P.O. Box 185
Ash Flat, AR 72513
Publishes: Sharp County Journal


Stone County

Home for the 100th: A Pictorial History of Mountain View, Arkansas, 1890-1990. (Marceline, MO: Heritage House, 1991.) M,S

Stockard, S. W. The History of Lawrence, Jackson, Independence, and Stone Counties. (Little Rock: Arkansas Democrat Company, 1904.) S

Stone County Historical Society
P.O. Box 284
Mountain View, AR 72560
Publishes: Heritage of Stone

Stone County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1477
Mountain View, AR 72560


Union County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Southern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Green, Juanita Whitaker. The History of Union County, Arkansas. (n.p: n.p., 1954.) S

Union County Genealogical Society
c/o Barton Library
200 East 5th
El Dorado, AR 71730
Publishes: Tracks and Traces


Van Buren County

Clark, Ruby N., et al. A History of Van Buren County. (Conway: River Road Press, 1976.) S

Pictorial History of Van Buren County, Arkansas: Memories of a Century, 1890-1990. (Marceline, MO: Heritage House, 1990.) M,S

Ryman, Eleanor. Van Buren County History. (Conway: River Road Press, 1976.) M,S

Van Buren County Historical Society
Route 1, Box 279
Clinton, AR 72031
Publishes: Van Buren County Journal


Washington County

Adams, Julianne Lewis and Thomas A. DeBlack. Civil Obedience: An Oral History of School Desegregation in Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1954-1965. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1995.) S

Campbell, William S. One Hundred Years of Fayetteville, 1828-1928. (Jefferson City, MO: n.p., 1928. Reprinted Fayetteville: Washington County Historical Society, 1977.) M,S

History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1889. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Morgan, Gordon D. and Izola Preston. The Edge of Campus: A Journal of the Black Experience at the University of Arkansas. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1990.) S

Neal, Joseph C., editor. Washington County History. (Springdale: Shiloh Museum, 1989.) M,S

Payne, Ruth H. and Burlene Hilton. A History of the City of Lincoln. (Lincoln: Lincoln Leader, 1960.) M,S


Washington County Historical Society
118 East Dickson
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(501) 521-2970
Publishes: Flashback


White County

Akridge, Scott M. A Severe and Bloody Fight: The Battle of Whitneys Land & Military Occupation of White County, Arkansas, May June, 1862. (Searcy: White County Historical Museum, 1996.) M,S

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Eastern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Cook, W. Bruce. The History of McRae, Arkansas. (Searcy: Harding University Press, 1981.) M,S

Johnson, Claude E. The Humorous History of White County, Arkansas. (Searcy: The Author, 1975.) S

Johnson, Lincoln and Elizabeth Short. In and Around the Big Rock. (Columbus, GA: Quill Publications, 1988.) S

Muncy, Raymond L. Searcy, Arkansas: A Frontier Town Grows Up With America. (Searcy: Harding Press, 1976.) S

White County Historical Society
P.O. Box 537
Searcy, AR 72143
Publishes: White County Heritage


Woodruff County

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Eastern Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.) S

Woodruff County Historical Society
P.O. Box Q
McCrory, AR 72101
Publishes: Rivers, Roads, and Points in Between


Yell County

Banks, Wayne. History of Yell County, Arkansas. (Van Buren: Press-Argus, 1959.) Volume II. (Dardanelle: Dardanelle Printers, 1992.) M,S

Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Western Arkansas. (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Company, 1891. Reprint Easley, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1978.)

Yell County Historical and Genealogical Society

P.O.Box 622
Dardanelle, AR 72834
Publishes: Yell County Historical and Genealogical Association Bulletin


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