We offer a wide range of programs and services to help property owners and others interested in historic preservation in the Little Rock area.
In addition to Preservation Conversations, the QQA occasionally offers other educational programs to address issues related to historic preservation. The QQA staff is also available to answer questions about historic preservation, historic rehabilitation tax credits, Capitol Zoning District Commission, Little Rock Historic District Commission and more.
This collection contains the research files of the Quapaw Quarter Association including files on individual homes and businesses arranged by address and numerous photographs. It is broken into seven series.
Series I: Address Research Files. This series contains files on individual homes and businesses in the Quapaw Quarter and Little Rock metro area.
Series II: Arkansas, 23 boxes.
Series III: Quapaw Quarter Association, 4 boxes. This series contains files related to the operations of the Quapaw Quarter Association, including their popular historic home tours.
Series IV: How We Lived: Little Rock as an American City, 3 boxes. This series contains book/chapter proofs and research related to How We Lived: Little Rock as an American City by F. Hampton Roy and Charles Witsell, with Cheryl Griffith Nichols.
Series V: General Historic House and Preservation, 15 boxes.
Series VI: Photographs, 89 boxes. This series contains over 11,000 images.
Series VII: Oversized, 16 boxes. This series consists largely of maps and house plans.
The QQA maintains a resource library that includes reference materials such as city directories, National Register surveys, The Chronicle (the QQA's publication for over 30 years, now available as an electronic newsletter), and books on historic preservation and architecture. Above is a link to an itemized catalog of our holdings organized by subject. The resource library is open to the public by appointment, call 501.371.0075 ext. 3 for more information.
The QQA has launched a new project to add audio tours, text tours, and historic photos to History Pin. The website allows users to access our content from anywhere with a data enabled mobile device through the free History Pin application. We want this to be a community project and would love any contributions.Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on how you can be involved.
An introduction to the Governor’s Mansion Historic District to celebrate Arkansas Heritage Month 2012. This is dedicated to Arkansas’s workers and work ethic, in praise of working men and women who have toiled and innovated and persevered through the decades.
These lesson plans were written specifically for Arkansas students and are linked to the Arkansas Social Studies Standards, the Arkansas History Guidelines, and the Arkansas Visual Arts Curriculum Framework.
An extensive list of walking, biking and driving tours of historic areas of Little Rock, as well as a collection of papers available online and links to historic sites.