The Katie Murdoch Genealogy and History Room

(located in the Russellville Headquarters Library)

Genealogy Room Hours




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PCLS Virtual Exhibit

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Pope County Historical Association

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Family Files Index – location and annotation information from Vertical File and other material available in the library.  There are over 340 pages in the index.

To access HeritageQuest Online, you click on this link: HeritageQuest

For information about requesting genealogy and research information see: Research Policy

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New Books

Records Available in the
History and Genealogy Department

Census Records:

Microfilm – Arkansas 1830-1930 on microfilm (every county)

Index Books:

Canada West (Ontario) 1848 and 1850 (one book).

Alabama 1810-1860.

Arkansas 1830-1870.

California 1850-1860.

Connecticut 1790-1800, 1830.

Florida 1830-1850.

Georgia 1790-1870.

Illinois 1810-1850.

Indiana 1820-1850.

Kentucky 1790-1860.

Louisiana 1810-1850.

Maine 1790.

Maryland 1790-1850.

Massachusetts 1870.

Michigan 1710-1830 (in one book).

Mississippi 1810-1870.

Missouri 1820-1850.

New York 1790-1800.

New Hampshire 1790.

North Carolina 1784-1850.

Ohio 1820-1850.

Pennsylvania 1790-1850.

South Carolina 1790-1850.

Rhode Island 1790.

Tennessee 1810-1870.

Texas 1840-1870.

Vermont 1790.

Virginia 1787, 1790-1850.

City Directories


Arkansas Gazette – 1819-1842, 1865-1875, 1891-1895, 1936, 1969, 1988-August 1991.

Courier-Democrat – 1875-Present.

Dardanelle Post-Dispatch – 1900-1978.

Johnson County Graphic and Herald-Democrat – 1912-1980.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette– January 1992-Present.

Native American Records:

Cherokee By Blood Volumes 1-9.

1900 Census Cherokee Nation (4 rolls of microfilm).

Selected census, immigration, birth, marriage and probate records.

1880 Cherokee Nation Census Indian Territory (Oklahoma).

Cherokee Guion-Miller Roll 1909.

Cherokee Dawes Roll 1898.

Military Records:

Revolutionary War:

DAR Patriot Index

Index to Revolutionary War Pensions.

Index to Lineage Books of NSDAR.

War of 1812:

1812 Ancestor Index.

Arkansas Military Bounty Land Grants.

Mexican War:

Arkansas’ Mexican War Soldiers.

Civil War:

Index to Arkansas Confederate Soldiers.

Arkansas 1911 Census of CSA Veterans.

Arkansas CSA Veterans Pension Index.

Arkansas’ Damned Yankees: An Index.

Arkansas Union Soldiers’ Pension Index.

Selected Regimental Histories.

Spanish-American War:

Arkansas’ Spanish-American War Soldiers.

County Records:

Pope County Courthouse Records 1830-1922.

Miscellaneous records from 68 other Arkansas counties.

Miscellaneous records from 34 other states.

Selected Holdings:

Gale’s Immigration and Passenger Index.

Swem’s Virginia Index.

DAR Library Catalog.

Index – Arkansas Wills to 1900.

Arkansas Gazette Indexes.

Arkansas Mortality Schedules 1850-1880.

Arkansas Family Historian and other Journals.

Virkus Compendium of American Genealogy.

Last Updated: April 13, 2016