Month: January 2021

Read all about it!: NewspaperARCHIVE

The Central Arkansas Library System has recently added more databases to our selection of online resources. A database of particular interest to genealogists and researchers of Arkansas history is NewspaperARCHIVE, a small database of historical Arkansas newspapers. Researchers who use will see some similarities between the two databases, but the NewspaperARCHIVE database has some newspapers that are not included in

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A Word from the Roberts Library: Old Acquaintance, Never Forgotten—and a New Year Ahead

I’m always hesitant to wish time away. I try to resist wishing for school to be out, for vacation to be here, for the heat of summer to be over (well, if I’m honest, I usually wish for that). Almost the only time I wish time would pass more quickly is when I’m stuck on an airplane that’s sitting on the tarmac for a couple of hours or when I’m waiting for a really good meal to be ready to eat.

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Butler Banner Archive

The Butler Banner archives between 1999-2018 are available in PDF format only. The Butler Banner was our print newsletter.

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