A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Arkansas forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Marvin Jeter states that about ten per cent of the notes are in Palmer's hand and the rest are in someone elses.
Contains typescript drafts of "Cave Culture of Arkansas" and "A Reconnaissance of North Louisiana Mounds" and associated field notes, drawings, and photographs.
Showing sections of Alabama, D.C., Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, North Carolina, South Carolina; also legend, geological map of Kiowa Range.
Copies of images of Caddo Indians, structures, and artifacts and excavations of Caddo sites. The collection includes copies of 19th century photographs by William S. Soule and photographs of excavations by the Arkansas Archeological Survey, circa 1972.
Photographs mounted on two unbound album pages, probably put together by Hugh D. Miser. They depict pictographs in Utah; Elarco Natural Bridge in Glen Canyon, Arizona; an Arkansas diamond mine; and a portrait of Ben K. Emerson. Miser acquired the photographs from Kirk Bryan, Heber Christensen, and Wilbur A. Nelson.
These papers include lectures and notes on chemistry, ethnology, and natural history, especially botany; a sketch of the geology of Arkansas; and various lists of specimens.
Photographs of a casket found by a man named Mole in Lawrence County, Arkansas. According to a note with the collection, the casket is that of De Soto and was owned by J. M. Winders at the time the photographs were made. There is also an image of a medallion, possibly found in White River and also owned by Winders.