UPDATE 9/4/2020: In-person access to CAHC materials in the Roberts Library research room is now open on a limited basis Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 1:00-5:00 p.m. The 9:00-11:00 a.m. time slot is set aside exclusively for high-risk populations. While we are allowing a very limited number of walk-up visitors to use computers or open-stacks books, patrons using archives must make an appointment at least two full business days in advance so that requested material can be ready for review in the Roberts Research Room. Before making an appointment, please read the detailed changes to our research room policies.


UPDATE 8/27/2020: The UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture (CAHC) will provide virtual services and limited face-to-face services during the COVID-19 crisis. Our research room in the CALS Roberts Library Building is open with limited hours and with new scheduling procedures. More details to come. All e-resources will be available 24/7 at our catalog: https://ualr.edu/cahc/catalog/. Additional online resources are available at https://ualrexhibits.org.

If you need assistance accessing archival resources, reach out via the Ask Us service.

The UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture is housed in the Bobby L. Roberts Library and is in a partnership with the Central Arkansas Library System. The Roberts Library is open to anyone interested in researching Arkansas history.

Visitors may access books, manuscripts, microfilm, and online databases in the research room on the second floor. We recommend that you call ahead at 501.320.5700 before your research trip so that the archivist can appropriately plan for your visit. Research room hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

To access CAHC materials online, you can search our catalog the Arkansas Studies Research Portal.