Helpful Sources

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Persons conducting historical and genealogical research of Washington County, Arkansas people, places, and organizations may also want to contact these helpful organizations.

Fayetteville & Washington County Sources:

Fayetteville History Online
www.fayettevillehistory.typepad.com

Fayetteville Public Library
401 West Mountain Street
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701
479-856-7250
www.faylib.org/

Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
118 West Johnson
Springdale, Arkansas 72764
479-750-8165
www.shilohmuseum.org/

Special Collections Department
University of Arkansas Libraries
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701
479-575-5577
http://libinfo.uark.edu/specialcollections/

Washington County Historical Society
118 East Dickson Street
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701
479-521-2970
www.washcohistoricalsociety.org

State of Arkansas Sources:

Arkansas Department of Health (for Birth & Death Records beginning in 1914)
Division of Vital Records
4815 West Markham, Slot 44
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205
800-637-9314
www.healthy.arkansas.gov/

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program  (for information on historic properties)
1500 Tower Building
323 Center Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
501-324-9880
http://www.arkansaspreservation.com/

Arkansas State Archives (formerly known as Arkansas History Commission)
One Capitol Mall
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
501-682-6900
www.state.ar.us/ahc/

Arkansas Secretary of State's Office (for Articles of Incorpration, Election Returns, and UCCs)
State Capitol, Room 256
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
501-682-1010
www.sosweb.state.ar.us

Encyclopedia of Arkansas History
www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net

Federal Sources:

Library of Congress
www.loc.gov/index.html

National Archives
www.archives.gov/

National Personnel Records Center (for Military Records)
9700 Page Boulevard
St Louis, Missouri 63132-1500
314-538-4141
www.archives.gov

U S Department of the Interior (for Land Patents acquired through Fayetteille & Harrison Land Offices)
Bureau of Land Management, Eastern States
7450 Boston Boulevard
Springfield, Virginia 22153
703-440-1600
www.glorecords.blm.gov/