Digital Collections

University of Arkansas Libraries Digital Collections facilitate the discovery of and access to a variety of digital materials related to the University and to Arkansas and its history, culture, environment, and people.  Items in these digitized collections are but a sampling of what can be found on site in the archives of Special Collections on Level 1 of Mullins Library. 

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Latest Collection

While there is evidence of commencement ceremonies starting as early as 1873, the earliest Commencement Program held in the University of Arkansas archives is dated June 17, 1875. The ceremony was held in a brand new building, which is now known as Old Main.

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Other Online Exhibits and Collections

  • Arkansas Academy of Science Archive

    The Arkansas Academy of Science Archive offers volumes 1-60, 1941-2006, of the Academy's Journal (1997 - ) and Proceedings (1941-1996).

  • Envelope from Werner Gerbauer, 1947

    German Prisoner of War Letters

    "German Prisoner of War Letters" is a collection of 10 letters sent after the war by former German prisoners at Camp Dermott to a prominent farmer and merchant near Parkdale in Ashley County, Mr. E.D. Gregory, on whose farm the men had labored as prisoners.

  • Students at Commonwealth College

    Commonwealth College Fortnightly

    The Commonwealth College Fortnightly offers a first-hand glimpse of life at the labor college, 1926-1938.

  • Fay Jones Projects

    Fay Jones Projects pages present a growing catalog of photographs, drawings, and other materials from the collection of this premier American architect.

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    Ozark Folk Encyclopedia

    Ozark Folk Encyclopedia entries are read by archivist Ethel Simpson in this series of podcasts from KUAF Public Radio.

  • WPA Early Settlers' Personal Histories of African Americans in Arkansas

    "WPA Early Settlers' Personal Histories of African Americans in Arkansas" offers transcriptions of questionnaires from interviews with seventeen African Americans interviewed in Arkansas under this project.

  • Hank Hancock's Runnin' Razorback

    A History of Arkansas Razorbacks

    "A History of Arkansas Razorbacks" is a digital edition of: Hancock, Hank. A History of Arkansas Razorbacks. Abilene, TX: The Author, 1976. (Arkansas Collection LD236.2 .H36 1976.)

  • Carnall Hall Residents

    A Carnall Hall Scrapbook

    "A Carnall Hall Scrapbook" is drawn from an exhibit commemorating the restoration of the former women's residence as the Inn at Carnall Hall.

  • Fulbright stamp

    The Fulbright Program, 1946-1996

    "The Fulbright Program, 1946-1996" is an online exhibit marking the fiftieth anniversary of the Fulbright Scholarship Program.

  • Image from Lee Wilson archives

    Lee Wilson & Company Archives

    "Lee Wilson & Company Archives" is an online exhibit illustrating the role of Lee Wilson & Company in the transformation of the Delta.

Partner Collections

  • TRAIL-Technical Report Archive and Image Library

    "TRAIL-Technical Report Archive and Image Library" is a collaborative project of GWLA (Greater Western Library Alliance) and CRL (the Center for Research Libraries)to digitize, archive, and provide persistent and unrestricted access to federal technical reports issued prior to 1975.

  • Western Waters Digital Library

    The "Western Waters Digital Library", another GWLA collection, contains government reports, classic water literature, legal transcripts, water project records, personal papers, photographic collections, and video materials about the Columbia, Colorado, Platte, and Rio Grande river basins.

  • Center for Research Libraries

    The Center for Research Libraries continues to digitize their archive collections related to Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, and other regions. Check their website or catalog often for new additions.

  • David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History

    The David and Barbara Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History offers transcipts, video clips, and audio files of oral history interviews on Arkansas topics, including journalism, politics, and popular culture.