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Tree of Talking: What Makes an Arkansan?

In his 1998 book The User Illusion: Cutting Consciousness down to Size, Danish science writer Tor Nørretranders introduces the concept of a “tree of talking.” The idea is that if I want to communicate something to you, I have to take my disparate ideas and images and distill those into a narrower term or phrase,

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Exploring the Arkansas Broadsides Collection

The Arkansas Broadsides Collection (BC.MSS.99.35), covering years 1877 to 1940, contains a variety of broadsides that were used to announce and advertise such events as land sales, estate sales, musical performances, public auctions, and the openings of the tax books in various counties across the state. Since notices of this nature are ephemeral and usually have been discarded over time,

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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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