Tom J. Terral papers

MS.000416

Repository: Arkansas State Archives
Title: Tom J. Terral papers
Quantity: 0.8 Cubic feet
Call number: MS.000416
Language: Materials entirely in English.


Biographical/Historical Note

Tom J. Terral was born December 21, 1883, at Union Parish, Louisiana. His parents were George W. and Celia Calk Terral. He attended the University of Kentucky in 1905 and 1906. In 1910, he graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Laws. In the following years, Terral, a Democrat, served as secretary of the Arkansas senate, 1911 and 1912; assistant deputy state superintendent, 1913-1916; secretary of state, 1917-1921; and governor of Arkansas, 1925-1927.

Terral was a member of the Modern Woodmen of America, the Ancient Order of United Workmen, the Free and Accepted Masons, and the Missionary Baptist Church. Governor Tom J. Terral died in 1946.

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the gubernatorial papers of Tom J. Terral, governor of Arkansas from 1925 to 1927.

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Restrictions
Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17-U.S. Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. The person using this material is liable for any infringement.

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Administrative Information
Preferred Citation

Tom J. Terral Papers, Arkansas History Commission, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Unknown.

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  • 1. Arkansas State Nurses Association (Box 1)

  • 2. Board appointments and resignations

  • 3. Furloughs, A-B

  • 4. Furloughs, C-F

  • 5. Furloughs, G-Mc

  • 6. Furloughs, M-R

  • 7. Furloughs, S-Y

  • 8. Game and Fish Commission

  • 9. Highway Department (Box 2)

  • 10. Judiciary

  • 11. Justice of the peace appointments, 1925 January 23-30

  • 12. Justice of the peace appointments, 1925 January 30-February 9

  • 13. Justice of the peace appointments, 1925 February 9-18

  • 14. Justice of the peace appointments, 1925 February 9-18

  • 15. Justice of the peace appointments, 1925 March 30-May 13

  • 16. Miscellaneous

  • 17. Notary public appointments, 1925 January 15-18

  • 18. Penitentiary

  • 19. Red Cross flood

  • 20. Reports

  • 21. Requisitions

  • 22. Speakership

  • 23. Tax Commission

  • 24. University of Arkansas applications

  • 25. Miscellaneous

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