Arkansas Resources


Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Arkansas Historical Quarterly

Indexing and full-text

Boreham Library (paper): 1942- present

JSTOR: 1942- (up to most recent 3 years)

Academic Search Premier: 2005 to present

UA-Fayetteville maintains an index of the articles in this journal (up to 2000)

Arkansas newspaper titles

All newspapers are available in microfilm format and are housed in the Pebley Historical and Cultural Center, Room 137. Microfilm of The Southwest Times Record is located on the second floor.

CARAT (Catalog of Arkansas Resources & Archival Treasures)

Search Arkansas History Commission databases.

Index Arkansas

A selective index of publications dealing with Arkansas history.

The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture

"The mission of the Encyclopedia of Arkansas Project" (as stated on its Web site) "is to collect and disseminate information on all aspects of the state's history and culture and to provide a comprehensive reference work for historians, teachers, students and individuals for the purpose of promoting the study, understanding, and appreciation of Arkansas's heritage." The Encyclopedia is maintained and updated by staff from the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies.



Fort Smith and Sebastian County Resources

Pebley Center

The Olive, Kathleen and Rosa Belle A. Pebley Historical And Cultural Center Collection was established in 2003 and focuses primarily on the early history of Fort Smith and the immediate surrounding counties. The collection, located in Room 137 of the Boreham Library, is non-circulating and may be used by the public as well as the University community.

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith: the First 85 Years, 1928-2012

This book, written by Billy Higgins, Stephen Husarik, and Henry Rinne, tells the story of UAFS from its beginning to the present.

Fort Smith Historical Society

This is the official site of the Fort Smith Historical Society. Organized in 1977, the Society seeks to preserve written and oral history of the Fort Smith area. The Journal, the Society's award-winning publication, is completely indexed and published in April and September.

Fort Smith Historical Society Journal

Digitized issues of The Journal from v.1, 1977 on. The Journal is produced and owned by the Fort Smith Historical Society. UA Fort Smith and Boreham Library host the online version as a free service to the community.

The History of Fort Smith 1817-2000

Fort Smith Regional Index

This index includes local publications of interest to the city of Fort Smith and the immediate surrounding area. Titles indexed so far include Arkansas Etc., Entertainment Fort Smith, Fort Smith Etc., the Ozark Historical Review (selected local or state stories only), The Journal published by the Fort Smith Historical Society, and the Southwest Times Record newspaper (1988-1991 only).

Hardwood Tree Museum

The local Association of the Hardwood Tree has a mission, in its own words, "to acquire, preserve, exhibit, and interpret the hardwood tree and objects produced there-from that are of historical significance and are relevant to sustaining and improving the quality of life in our nation." The Association's website includes historical background, a photo gallery, and information about the Hardwood Tree Museum.