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  • URI(s)

  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • State of Arkansas
    • US-AR
    • AR
    • Ark.
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

    • Descriptor

        (aat) States (political divisions)
    • Descriptor

        U.S. states
    • Associated Locale

        United States
  • Has Demonym

  • Related Terms

  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from Iowa St. Univ. Libr. for Isley, D. Papers, 1911-1979(Arkansas)
    • found: LC man. auth. cd.(hdg.: Arkansas (Ter.); became part of Missouri Territory in 1812, and was set off and organized as Arkansas Territory in 1819; admitted to union in 1836); hdg.: Louisiana (District); on the division of the Louisiana purchase in 1804, the part north of 33° received the name District of Louisiana; later chgd. to Territory of Louisiana and in 1812 to Missouri Territory at the time the Territory of Orleans was admitted to the union as the state of Louisiana); hdg.: Louisiana (Ter.); hdg.: Missouri (Ter.))
    • found: Wikipedia, May 14, 2014:Arkansas (Arkansas; State of Arkansas; the Territory of Arkansas was organized on July 4, 1819; The Territory of Arkansas was admitted to the Union as the 25th state on June 15, 1836)
    • found: Wikipedia, May 14, 2014:Arkansas Territory (The Territory of Arkansas, initially organized as the Territory of Arkansaw, was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from July 4, 1819 until June 15, 1836, when the final extent of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Arkansas; The Arkansas Territory was created from the portion of the Missouri Territory lying south of a point on the Mississippi River at 36 degrees north latitude running west to the St. Francois River, then followed the river to 36 degrees 30 minutes north latitude, then west to the territorial boundary. This included all of the present state of Oklahoma south of the parallel 36°30' north. The westernmost portion of the territory was removed on November 15, 1824, a second westernmost portion was removed on May 6, 1828, reducing the territory to the extent of the present state of Arkansas)
    • found: Smith, Walter Robinson. Brief history of the Louisiana territory, 1904, viewed online via Internet Archive, May 14, 2014:page 91 (Arkansas was organized into a separate Territory in 1819) -
    • found: List of U.S. state abbreviations, via Wikipedia, May 14, 2014(Arkansas, State, ISO: US-AR; ANSI: AR; ANSI: 05; USPS: AR; USCG: AR; Old GPO: Ark.; AP: Ark.)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [AACR 1 form: Arkansas]
  • Change Notes

    • 1979-04-20: new
    • 2018-08-02: revised
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