[Miscellaneous materials, 1923-1964 pertaining to Harvey Crowley Couch].


[Miscellaneous materials, 1923-1964 pertaining to Harvey Crowley Couch].

[Miscellaneous materials, 1923-1964 pertaining to Harvey Crowley Couch].

Correspondences, legal documents, financial statements, scrapbooks and photographs, pertaining to: Couch's last will and testament (1925-1930); his financial holdings and personal income (1929-1930); U.S. Postmaster General James A. Farley's visit to Arkansas (1929); Carpenter Dam (1930); U.S. Secretary of Commerce Herbert Clark Hoover's visit to Arkansas (1927); "Couchwood" Couch's summer residence at Hot Springs, Ark. (1927-1964); Couch's patronage of Henderson-Brown College; various honors bestowed upon Couch; and his relationship with Hoover and with Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1927-1940).

89 p., 9 v., 47 photos

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