Pope County Library System
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Genealogy

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Newspapers:

Arkansas Gazette – 1819-1842, 1865-1875,1891-1895, 1936, 1969, 1988-August 1991.

Courier-Democrat and The Courier – 1875-2012 (later editions inPDF format).

            MissingWeekly Papers (1897, 1898, 1920, 1944, 1946, 1949, 1950)

            MissingDaily Papers (most of 1950, Dec. 21, 1976-Dec. 31. 1977)

Dardanelle Post-Dispatch – 1900-1978.

Johnson County Graphic and Herald-Democrat –1912-1980.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette– January 1992-2012.

Pope County Records:

                PopeCounty Courthouse Records 1830-1922.

                        Marriage, Deeds, Personal Tax, Real Estate Tax, Probate.

            Pope County School Census Records.

 

Miscellaneous Records:

            ArkansasDeath Index 1949-1950

            ArkansasDivorce Index 1934-1939

            Bowman Files(Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants)

            Papers of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions

            TexasBirths, 1903-1909

            TexasDeaths, 1904-1940

            Various Family Genealogies

            

VERTICAL FILES

 

PopeCounty Family Files

This collection includes files about families withPope County ties. The files include articles, histories, photographs, notes, and family documents that have been compiled by library staff or donated by genealogy researchers and family members. Files may be viewed at the KatieMurdoch Genealogy and History Room. View the index here: Family FileIndex

 

Pope County Subject Files

This collection includes files about communities, churches, schools, organizations, governments, events and history from Pope County, Arkansas. The files contain newspaper articles, brochures, written histories, and other documents. Files may be viewed in the Katie Murdoch Genealogy and History Room.

 

PopeCounty Biography Files

This collection includes alphabetically arranged files about Pope County residents. The files include obituaries, biographies, and other articles. Files may be viewed in the Katie Murdoch Genealogy and History Room.

 

Arkansas Subject Files

This collection includes files about Arkansas counties, organizations, events, government, and history. The files contain newspaper articles, brochures, maps, histories, and other documents. Files may be viewed in the Katie Murdoch Genealogy and History Room.

 

ArkansasAuthor Files

This collection includes files about Arkansas authors. The files contain articles, book advertisements, and other documents pertaining to the authors. Files may be viewed in the Katie Murdoch Genealogy and History Room.

 

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

The following collections are some of the many local history collections available to researchers in the Katie Murdoch Genealogy and History Room.

 

Alsa Chester Howard Post Card Collection

                Pope County Virtual Exhibit

 

Arkansas Tech University Yearbooks: The Agricola

 

Booklovers Collection

 

Delbert Lee Papers

 

May Russell Post Card Collection

                Pope County Virtual Exhibit

 

Pope County Maps

 

Pope County School Census Records

 

Russellville Photograph Collection

                Pope County Virtual Exhibit

 

Russellville High School Yearbooks: The Climax

 

Wilson C. N. King Papers

                Pope County Virtual Exhibit

PCLS GENEALOGY GROUP

The Pope County Library System Genealogy Group meets every month on the fourth Thursday of themonth from 5:30 to 7:00 PM. The meetings vary between genealogy topic discussions, research nights, and guest speakers. Everyone is welcome to attend!

 

The PCLS Genealogy Group is currently working on acounty-wide cemetery project. Members are taking photos of gravestones and creating an updated index for each cemetery in Pope County.

 

There will be no June meeting.

Next meeting:

Thursday, July 27th at 5:30 PM

Katie Murdoch Genealogy & HistoryRoom

PopeCounty Library, Russellville, AR



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