Arkansas History Commission

Little Rock - Arkansas


The Arkansas History Commission (AHC) is one of the oldest existing state agencies in Arkansas. Arkansas' official state archives was created by the General Assembly in 1905. It is now a division of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism.

The Arkansas History Commission is located at One Capitol Mall, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201. The History Commission, the official state archives, is a research facility in which those interested in Arkansas history may engage in research. The staff does not undertake research requests from the public, whether delivered in person, through the mail, or by telephone. The Research Room is open from 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., Monday through Saturday. It is closed on state holidays.


Pike County, Arkansas

Selected Materials

County Records
Newspapers



COUNTY RECORDS

Microfilm arranged by Roll Number. The FHL (Family History Library) # is a unique number assigned to each roll of microfilm filmed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Description: Marriage Records
Date: 1895-1904
Book(s): Books "A-B"
FHL #: 1010604
Roll #: 1

Description: Marriage Records
Date: 1900-1914
Book(s): Books "C-D"
FHL #: 1010605
Roll #: 2

Description: Marriage Records
Date: 1914-1925
Book(s): Books "E-F"
FHL #: 1010606
Roll #: 3

Description: Probate Records: Wills
Date: 1895-1918
Book(s): Book "A"
FHL #: 1010613
Roll #: 4

Description: Probate Court Records
Date: 1895-1908
Book(s): Book "A"
FHL #: 1010611
Roll #: 5

Description: Index to Deeds: Direct
Date: 1895-1940
Book(s): Names: "A-K"
FHL #: 1010607
Roll #: 6

Description: Index to Deeds: Direct
Date: 1895-1940
Book(s): Names: "L-Z"
FHL #: 1010608
Roll #: 7

Description: Index to Deeds: Indirect
Date: 1895-1940
Book(s): Names: "A-Z"
FHL #: 1010609
Roll #: 8

Description: Deed Records
Date: 1895-1898
Book(s): Books "A-B"
FHL #: 1010610
Roll #: 9

Description: Tax Records
Date: 1834-1867
Roll #: 10

Description: Tax Records
Date: 1883, 1893, 1894
FHL #: 1010614
Roll #: 11

Description: Record of Soldiers & Sailors Discharge Records
Book(s): Book "A"
FHL #: 1010615
Roll #: 12

Description: Minister's Credentials
Date: 1895-1976
Book(s): Book "A"
FHL #: 1010612
Roll #: 13

Description: Plat Book
FHL #: 1010612
Roll #: 13

Description: Abstract of title book "Pike County Burnt Records"
Roll #: 14

Description: Maps of Pike County
Roll #: 15

Description: Notes of Original Government Survey
Roll #: 15

Description: Acts of Arkansas, No. 34
Roll #: 15

Description: Selected Court Records
Date: 1895-1945
Roll #: 16

Description: School Fund Accounts
Date: 1883-1932
Book(s): Books "A-G"
Roll #: 17


Description: Register of School Warrants
Date: 1877-1928
Book(s): Books "1-2"
Roll #: 17

Description: Register of School Warrants
Date: 1929-1931
Book(s): Book "3"
Roll #: 18

Description: Treasurer's Records
Date: 1878-1903
Book(s): Book "13"
Roll #: 18

Description: Cash Book
Date: 1884-1901
Roll #: 18

Description: County Fund Record
Date: 1903-1911
Roll #: 18

Description: School & Road Warrants(pt)
Date: 1901-1914
Roll #: 18

Description: School & Road Warrants(pt)
Date: 1910-1914
Roll #: 19

Description: Treasurer's Records of Road Warrants
Date: 1903-1911
Roll #: 19

Description: School Fund Accounts
Date: 1905-1929
Book(s): Book "C-F"
Roll #: 20

Description: School Fund Accounts
Date: 1930-1932
Book(s): Book "G"
Roll #: 21

Description: Register of School Warrants
Date: 1877-1928
Book(s): Books "1-2"
Roll #: 21

Description: Marriage Records
Date: 1925-1941
Book(s): Books "G-I"(pt)
FHL #: 1986413
Roll #: 22

Description: Marriage Records
Date: 1941-1954
Book(s): Books "I(pt)-K"
FHL #: 1986414
Roll #: 23

Description: Chancery Court Records
Date: 1893-1916
Book(s): Books "A-C"
FHL #: 1986415
Roll #: 24

Description: Chancery Court Records
Date: 1917-1936
Book(s): Books "D-F"
FHL #: 1986416
Roll #: 25

Description: Chancery Court Records
Date: 1936-1962
Book(s): Books "G-I"
FHL #: 1986417
Roll #: 26



NEWSPAPERS

Title: Courier Messenger
City: Murfreesboro
Beginning Date: 1918
Ending Date: 1921
Comments: On Roll With Pike County Courier

Title: Glenwood Herald
City: Glenwood
Beginning Date: Mar. 17, 1927
Ending Date: Aug. 23, 1995

Title: Glenwood Houn-Dog
City: Glenwood
Beginning Date: Apr 1, May 1925

Title: Glenwood Press
City: Glenwood
Beginning Date: Feb. 10, 1916

Title: Glenwood Press
City: Glenwood
Beginning Date: Mar. 21, 1919

Title: Glenwood News Press
City: Glenwood
Beginning Date: Jun. 28, 1918
Ending Date: Oct. 31, 1924
Comments: Missing issues added at end of the roll

Title: Gospel Light
City: Delight
Beginning Date: Dec. 1, 1930
Ending Date: Dec. 23, 1943
Comments: See: Religious Publications: Church of Christ

Title: Murfreesboro Diamond
City: Murfreesboro
Beginning Date: Oct. 7, 1976
Ending Date: May 21, 1997
Notes: 1989-1995 missing

Title: Old Time Chronicle
City: Antoine
Beginning Date: Dec. 1988
Ending Date: Sept. 1992

Title: Pike County Courier
City: Murfreesboro
Beginning Date: Nov. 27, 1896
Ending Date: Jan. 4, 1979
Notes: missing issues

Title: Pike County Courier
City: Murfreesboro
Beginning Date: Sept. 3, 1915
Ending Date: Jul. 20, 1975
Notes: scattered issues

Title: Pike County Tribune
City: Delight
Beginning Date: Jan. 27, 1922
Ending Date: Sept. 18, 1942

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Copyright 2002 David Kelley

Update 05.26.02