Libraries, Archives & Museums

Libraries, Archives & Museums

Ouachita County

Libraries, Archives & Museums

Arkansas History Commission Barton Library - El Dorado
Family History Center - Magnolia, AR
Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Library - Genealogy Department
Public Library of Camden & Ouachita County- lost to a fire July 2011 Shreve Memorial Library
Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives

Table of Contents



Family History Center - Magnolia, Arkansas

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

2504 Pearce Street

Magnolia, Arkansas 71753


Hours of Operation

Thursday 9AM - 5PM

Saturday 9AM - 1PM

LDS Family History Center


Pine Bluff - Jefferson County Library


200 East 8th Street

Pine Bluff, AR


Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday 9AM - 7PM

Friday & Saturday 9AM - 4PM

The Library has a very good genealogy section with all Arkansas Census Records and many of the surrounding states. They have archives for the Pine Bluff Commercial and the Arkansas Democrat Gazette on microfilm. Their Arkansas County selections is very thorough. Resources for surrounding states is good as well. There is much more and well worth a visit!


Public Library of Camden & Ouachita County

*!*!**! Library lost to fire. **!*!*  July 2011

Temporary location - Garden Oaks Shopping Center, Camden, AR

Former location that burned:  120 Harrison Street, N. W.

Camden, AR 71701

The Library housed the Ouachita-Calhoun Genealogical Societies Archives. Some of the items were salvaged from the Archives.  Availability unknown at this time Aug 2011.

Index of Microfilm


Shreve Memorial Library

424 Texas Street

Shreveport, LA


Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday 9AM - 9PM

Friday & Saturday 9AM - 6PM

Sunday 1PM - 5PM

Shreve Memorial Library has its main branch, with third floor devoted to genealogy, government documents and special collections. This is one of the most extensive genealogy deposits in the ARK-LA-TEX region. They have almost a complete set of the United States Census dating back to 1790 for most states including indexes and Soundex. They house a microfilm collection of Civil War Soldier Records. In addition they have Parish Records for most of Louisiana.

Shreve Memorial Library Microform Holdings*

*This is NOT a complete listing of subject matter available on microfilm.


Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives

Southwest Arkansas Regional Archives -



Barton Library

200 East 5th Street

El Dorado, Arkansas 71730-3897


One of the better Genealogy collections in Southern Arkansas!

The Genealogy Collection includes census records (complete for Arkansas); Historical Publications; surrounding states Census Indexes and Genealogy Magazines.

Hours of Operation

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm

Tuesday and Thursday 1:00pm - 9:00pm

Saturday 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Closed on Sunday


Table of Contents