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Manuscript Resources on Louisiana State University

Collections in this guide are listed alphabetically, with a chronological index after the alphabetical listing. Brief descriptions include references to sources for additional information--either the LSU Libraries' catalog, which is accessible through the Internet, or the manuscript card catalog in the Special Collections reading room of Hill Memorial Library. Still additional information on some of these collections can be found in detailed finding aids in the reading room. Increasingly, electronic copies of these finding aids can be found on the World Wide Web site for Special Collections, where you can also find information about using the collections, searching the online catalog remotely, and asking us questions.


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  • Abell Family Papers, 1919-1931. 1 linear foot. Location: M:27. Papers belonging to the Abell family of the Winnsboro/Rayville area in northeast Louisiana. It consists primarily of correspondence between Evelyn Abell Norman, her brother—Edward C. Abell, III, and their mother—Annie Mamie Womble Abell during the early 1920s when Evelyn and Edward were attending Brenau College and Louisiana State University respectively. It also contains correspondence with other relatives and friends, two photographs, a camp training certificate, postcards, invitations to social gatherings, pay stubs/receipts, and clippings of accidents in the Rayville area. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4879.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Women    
  • Agnew, Janet Margaret. Papers, 1912-1942 (bulk 1940-1941). 263 items. Location: T:2-3. Assistant professor and bibliographical associate of the LSU Library School (1939-1942). Correspondence and research material relating to Agnew's compilation A SOUTHERN BIBLIOGRAPHY. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1488.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Women    
  • Aldrich, Ella V. (Ella Virginia), 1902-1982. Papers, 1921-1973. 22 items. Location: Misc. Ella V. Aldrich Schwing was a librarian at LSU, a member of the faculty of the LSU Library School, and a member of the LSU Board of Supervisors. The papers include material on the Colfax riot of 1873, an inscribed reprint of "Huey, Lyndon, and Southern Radicalism" by T. Harry Williams, a clipping of "The Legacy of Knute Heldner" from the Dixie Roto Magazine, and 15 photographic prints of plaques bearing Schwing's name on buildings at LSU System campuses. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3374.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: New Orleans 1866-     African Americans     Women    
  • Alexander, William H. Papers, 1949-1983. William H. Alexander was a professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness at Louisiana State University. The papers consist of research materials and writings concerning his research on the economic aspects of dairying and the trade in milk. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4456.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Business    
  • Alleman, Al. Collection, 1921-1928. 179 items. Location: W:39. Resident of Baton Rouge. Collection consists of newspaper clippings and printed items pertaining to the construction and dedication of the new LSU campus in south Baton Rouge (1926); the Louisiana Constitutional Convention (1921); and Baton Rouge scenes. Also included is a program for the 1924 inaugural ceremonies of Gov. Henry L. Fuqua. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2877.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Allen-Smith-Talmage wager, 1935 November 16. 1 item. Location: Misc.:A, Vault:1. One-dollar silver certificate, 1934 series, signed by O. K. Allen, J. M. Smith, and Eugene Talmage, as a wager on a football game between Georgia and LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3389.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Scrapbook, ca. 1972. 1 item. Location. OS:A, Range 69. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority was the first Greek-letter organization established by African American college women. Scrapbook contains a history of the Sorority, social events and activities, poetry, and brief biographical sketches on current members of the LSUchapter, Eta Kappa. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4560.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: African Americans     Women    
  • Amato, Pasquale. Scrapbook and Printed Items, 1913-1929 (bulk 1913-1915). 1 vol., 26 items. Location: M:23. Native of Italy and operatic baritone. Amato performed at the Metropolitan Opera in New York until 1921, and headed the Opera Department at LSU from 1934-1942. Scrapbook containing newspaper clippings and printed items relating to Amato's operatic career. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2563.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Performing arts    
  • American Association of University Professors. Louisiana State University Chapter. Papers, 1946-1972. 1.25 linear ft. Location: UU:137, 77:63. LSU chapter of national organization.Papers consist of correspondence, meeting minutes, membership lists, and other records from the LSU Chapter, the Louisiana Conference, and the national organization For further information, see onlice catalog. Mss. 2512, 2661.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Anonymous notebook, ca. 1850. 1 ms. Vol. Location: C:45. Notebook containing geometric problems and definitions. In French. For further information, see online Mss. 552.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     French-language    
  • Appleton, H. Diary, 1875-1876. 1 ms. vol. Location: Misc.:A. H. Appleton was an LSU student and cadet. His diary describes the life of an LSU student. It discusses his classes and professors, as well as his social and personal life. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4804.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Arbour, Sidney V. Jr. Family Papers, [1855] 1900-2011. 5.75 linear ft. Location: X:27-32, OS:A. Prominent Baton Rouge, La., resident, WWII veteran and realtor. Personal papers, business and legal papers, printed material, and photographs pertain to the personal activities and business affairs of the allied Arbour Bahlinger, Kornmeyer, and Wilbert families of Louisiana. Topics include student life, WWII, oil leases, Baton Rouge real estate, volunteerism, and genealogy. Mss. 5075. For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Business     Education    
  • Arceneaux, William. Papers, 1964-2007 (bulk 1972-2007). 15 linear feet and 20 volumes. Louisiana higher education official. Papers consist of correspondence, business papers, photographs, printed items, and scrapbooks related to the professional, civic, and personal activities of William Arceneaux. A small amount of correspondence is in French and Spanish. For further information, see online catalog Mss. 4107.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     New Orleans 1866-     Business     Civil War     Education     Politics     African Americans     French-language     Cajuns     Spanish-language    
  • Arndt, Hilda C. M. Hilda Arndt and Harrison A. Dobbs Papers, 1946-1956. 242 items. Location: D:94. Faculty members of the School of Social Welfare, LSU, Baton Rouge. Correspondence, records of Arndt's and Dobbs' community and public service activities, reports, and newspaper clippings. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2508, 2518.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Women    
  • Arndt, Hilda C. M., interviewee. Oral history interview, 1993. 1 sound cassette (45 minutes), Transcript (8 pages). Location: L:4700.0320. Faculty member of LSU's School of Social Work. Arndt discusses her decision to enter social work; her education and career before coming to LSU; the impact of World War II on day care for children; and the LSU School of Social Work faculty, students' curriculum and field experiences, and enrollment. Arndt also describes her professional activities and honors received; and compares schools of social work at Tulane and LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0320.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Women    
  • Arst, Paul, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1995. 2 sound cassettes (1.5 hours), Transcript (56 p.). Location: L:4700.0503. Prominent member of business and civic communities in Baton Rouge, La. Arst discusses his career with Prudential, changes in the insurance industry, his involvement in LSU alumni affairs, and community work. He relates personal stories and describes his personal business philosophy. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0503.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Avault, James W., Jr. Papers, 1965. Location: 7:22. Assistant Professor of Fisheries, LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2271, 2334, 2334-70.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Babin, Andrew. Oral history interview, 1992. 1 sound cassette (1 hour), Transcript (56 pages). Location: L:4700.0099. Babin graduated from LSU in 1917. Babin discusses his years as a cadet and student at LSU. Topics include hazing activities, interclass rivalries, demerits, drills, student leisure activities, dating, college courses, punishments for violating rules, professors, and school food. Babin also discusses Louisiana Governor Sam Houston Jones. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0099.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Politics    
  • Babin, James Lee. Oral history interview, 1992. 2 sound cassettes (3 hours), Transcript (93 pages). Location: L:4700.0138. Associate Professor of English at LSU. Interview deals with James Lee Babin's family history and involvement with Christ the King Chapel on the LSU campus. Also mentioned are the Claretians (a religious order) and Babin's work with students at LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0138.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Religion    
  • Badon, Robert, 1896-1998, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1995. 1 sound cassette (1.25 hours), transcript ( 41 p.). Location: L:4700.00555. Robert Badon was born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana and educated in St. Martinville. He worked as a New Orleans public service employee, a county agent, and a school teacher. He was a veteran of World War I and graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in agriculture in 1918. Badon discusses early life and education in St. Martinville, his experiences as a cadet at LSU, as a county agent, and as a teacher, coach, and principal. He tells of anthrax vaccinations, introduction of fertilizer in sugar cane farming, and the spead of information in rural areas. He also relates his four months of military duty during WWI and a visit by Theodore Roosevelt to Iberia Parish. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.00555.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Sugar     20th Century Wars    
  • Bailey, Grace. Letter, 1945. 1 item. Location: Misc.:B. LSU Laboratory School teacher. Letter to Dean E. B. Robert of the LSU Department of Education concerning the use of Fred B. Kniffen's book, 'Indians of Louisiana' in the LSU Laboratory School curriculum. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2600.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Baker, Ollie James, 1911-. Papers, 1946-1974, undated. 93 items. Location: C:82. Professor emeritus of architecture, LSU. Professional file pertains to his employment at LSU, to post-World War II low-cost housing research, and to the development of the LSU Department of Architecture. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3138.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Barksdale, Eugene. LSU Photograph Collection, 1938. 25 images. Location: 65:7. Concrete and carpenter supervisor for the Caldwell Brothers Construction Company of Baton Rouge. Photographs of buildings constructed on the LSU campus in 1938. They include student residential halls, fraternity houses, the football and baseball stadiums, the Huey P. Long field house and gymnasium, John M. Parker Coliseum, Mike the Tiger’s cage, and reflecting pool. Mss. 4990.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: None
  • Barrow, A. B. Map of the Louisiana State University campus. Location: Room B6. Mss. 4585.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Baton Rouge post cards, undated. For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge    
  • Baton Rouge Scenes, c. 1920-1930. 14 items. Location: 111:1. Picture cards of various scenes from Baton Rouge, La., including the capitol building and Louisiana State University. For further information see online catalog. Mss. 4999.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     New Orleans 1866-     Education     Long Family     Politics    
  • Beck's Studio. LSU campus photographs, 1938. 17 items. Location: 6:23. Photography business established in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, ca. 1937. 17 black and white photographs of the campus of LSU, Baton Rouge, taken in 1938. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2755.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Business    
  • Bennett, Harry Jackson, 1904-. Papers, 1942-1973, undated. For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge    
  • Bertrand, Alvin Lee, 1918- interviewee. Oral history interview, 1995. 5 sound cassettes (7.5 hours), transcript (276 p.). Location: L:4700.0524. LSU alumnus and Boyd Professor of Sociology/Rural Sociology. Bertrand discusses growing up in rural Louisiana and the French language and Cajun culture. Bertrand also discusses loss of the small farm way of life, agricultural mores, and the impact of mechanization on rural life in Louisiana. Bertrand describes the general layout of the LSU campus in 1936, the creation of the LSU lakes, the LSU stadium, and student social activities. He comments on the many changes he witnessed while at LSU and details his long association with LSU and the Sociology Dept. He also discusses the development of rural sociology at LSU; his own involvement in international organizations; his work as an international rural sociologist; and his research and studies on health care needs. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0524.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Medicine     Transportation     French-language     Cajuns    
  • Bertrand, Alvin Lee. Papers, 1942-1988. 1 linear ft. Location: 43:65. Author and professor of rural sociology at Louisiana State University. Includes copies, drafts, and typescripts of articles for publication; reports on rural industrialization, development, settlement, and social impact studies in Louisiana and the American South; and addresses and speeches given at sociology conferences in the United States and around the world. Mss. 4787For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Education     Cajuns    
  • Blakeney, Thomas, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1992. 3 sound cassettes (2 hours), transcript (70 p.). Location: L:4700.0181. Colonel in the United States Army and commandant of LSU ROTC cadet corps. Blakeney describes his personal and educational background, his early interest in the military, and his involvement in ROTC while a student at LSU. He recounts his military assignments in the United States, Europe during WWII, and Vietnam in the1960s. He relates his views on ROTC at LSU; the effects of Vietnam War protests on the program, and he offers recollections of Dean Arden French and Dean James Reddoch of LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0181.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     20th Century Wars    
  • Blum, Morgan, 1914-1964. Published writings, 1939-1965. 3 items, 20 printed vols. Location: 34:6. Graduate of Louisiana State University, Dept. of English. Professor of English at the University of Minnesota. Writings consist of poetry, articles, and reviews. Included in the collection are autographed presentation copies from authors. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2030, 2221.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Boone, William C. Letters, 1916-1929. 10 items. Location: Misc:B. Homer, Louisiana, attorney and educator. Letters to Boone's wife pertain to family matters, discussions of his legal studies at LSU, and his work as special counsel in legal cases generated by the administration of Governor Huey Long. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2871.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Long Family     Politics    
  • Bowers, Laura Boddie Jones, Papers, 1906-1990, undated (bulk: 1931-1955). 3.25 linear ft. Location: E:119-121. Librarian in Louisiana. Primarily correspondence documenting the family life, student life, and early career of Bowers in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Natchitoches, La. Newspaper clippings, notes, post card collection, printed items, and a scrapbook are also present. For further information see online catalog. Mss. 3546.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     New Orleans 1866-     Natchez, Mississippi     Education     Long Family     20th Century Wars     Women    
  • Simeon A. "Alex" Box, 1920-1943. Scrapbook, 1942-1944 . 1 volume. Location: Y:83, OS:B. Box was born in Quitman, Mississippi, in 1920 and graduated from LSU in 1942, where he played both baseball and football. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII, earning the Distinguished Service Cross shortly before his death in 1943. The scrapbook contains mostly newspaper clippings and letters written to Earle Hubert Wagley following Box's death. Mss. 4181.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: 20th Century Wars    
  • Boyd, David French, 1834-1899. Papers, 1833-1934 (1860-1899). 9 linear ft., 45 v. Location: D:14-21, vault, U:179, Mf:Mss:B, OS:B. Confederate officer, president of the Seminary of Learning at Alexandria, Louisiana, president and professor at LSU (1884-1886). Papers contain correspondence, including correspondence with William T. Sherman; writings about Civil War figures; academic papers; photographs; financial papers; and printed items. Manuscript volumes consist of school notebooks; memoranda; diaries, including a Civil War diary; morning reports from Kentucky Military Institute and Locust Dale Academy; and a minute book of the Demostherman Society. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 40, 99, 794, 890, 893, 1400, 1612, 4234.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     New Orleans in the Civil War     New Orleans 1866-     Civil War     Education     African Americans    
  • David French Boyd Papers. William T. Sherman Letters, 1859-1891. .3 linear ft. Location: U:179, Mss. Mf.:B, Vault:26. Civil War officers, educators. Letters refer to higher education, political issues, rights of freedmen, Ku Klux Klan activities, and the jetty system in New Orleans. Civil War letters concern Boyd's imprisonment. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 890, 893, 3362.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     New Orleans in the Civil War     New Orleans 1866-     Civil War     Education     Politics     African Americans    
  • Boyd, Leroy Stafford, 1873-. Letter, 1907 December 7. 1 item. Location: Misc. :B. Son of LSU President David French Boyd. Letter addressed to S. H. Lockett, New York; asking for papers concerning his father, also for biographical information on Col. Samuel H. Lockett. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3427.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Boyd, Leroy Stafford, 1873-. Papers, 1806-1936 (bulk 1876-1936). 16 linear ft., 46 v. Location: D:55-62; 79:71-74; OS:B; R:12-15; Z:23-25; Vault. Librarian for U. S. Interstate Commerce Commission. Correspondence, genealogical materials, photographs, printed items and scrapbooks. They reflect the political environment, Boyd's political activities, his interest in LSU, General William T. Sherman, and his father LSU President David F. Boyd, and his involvement with Kappa Alpha Fraternity. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 99.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     Medicine     Religion     Politics    
  • Boyd, Thomas D., Jr., 1882-1964. Papers, 1901-1924. 1,000 items, 1 ms. vol., 15 printed vols. Location: 79:50-52. Resident of Tucson, Arizona, LSU alumnus, and sugar technologist in the Louisiana sugar industry. Papers principally for the period Boyd was general superintendent of the South Puerto Rico Sugar Company, Ensenada, Puerto Rico. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2037.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Business     Sugar    
  • Bradsher, Earl Lockridge. Poems, 1954-1966. 1 linear ft. Location: UU:138. Poet, author, and professor of American literature at LSU. Manuscript poems on a wide range of subjects. Included is an unpublished manuscript of an anthology of poems (1964) by Bradsher entitled, 'In the shadow of science, and other poems.' For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2673.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Bradsher, Earl Lockridge. Papers, 1899-1983. 3 linear ft. Location: 50. Poet, author, and professor of American literature at LSU. Papers consist of correspondence, including five letters and cards from writer and folklorist J. Frank Dobie; manuscripts of short stories, poems, and other writings; a few printed items; some personal financial records; class notes; and photographs. Included are some clippings pertaining to civic affairs and other professional matters; and an unpublished memoir written by Bradsher. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4075.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Breaux, John B. Papers, 1933, 1938, 1963, 1970-2004 (bulk: 1987-2004). Approx. 781 linear feet . Location: Room B6, Map Cage, Vault:54. Correspondence, briefing books, bills, reports, testimony transcripts, research files, news releases, printed materials, audio-visual and electronic files, photographs and memorabilia documenting the political and U.S. Congressional career of Louisiana Representative (1972-1986) and Senator (1987-2004) John B. Breaux, and the work of his office. In addition to Senate and House files, contains materials related to his campaigns, the Democratic Party, and the Washington Mardi Gras. Topics include, among others, flood control, abortion, transportation, energy, the environment, taxes, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and healthcare, consumer protection, wetlands conservation, base closures in Louisiana, commerce, trade, and agriculture policy, especially for sugar and rice. For additional information, see the online catalog. Mss. 4922.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     New Orleans 1866-     Business     Education     Medicine     Sugar     Transportation     Religion     Politics     20th Century Wars     African Americans     Women     French-language     Cajuns     Spanish-language    
  • Breazeale, Elizabeth, 1919-, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1993. 1 sound cassettes (50 min.), transcript (35 p.), index (13 p.). Location: L:4700.0304. LSU alumnae and Kappa Gamma House board president. Breazeale describes her experiences as a student at LSU and a member of the Kappa Gamma Sorority. She describes LSU social life; women's clothing; layout and use of the Panhellenic Building; dormitory rules; ceremonies and traditions; the push for the construction of sorority houses; her thoughts on LSU today; and problems with the Legislature and university funding. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0304.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     Women    
  • Breazeale, Nita Sims. Family Papers, 1811-1981 (bulk 1905-1943). 9.5 linear ft., 3 v. Location: 47:8-12, OS:B, N:9, 65:3, vault. Baton Rouge, La. resident. Papers relate to the Breazeale and Sims families of Baton Rouge, Donaldsonville, and Natchitoches, La. They consists of correspondence, legal documents, printed material, photographs, and artifacts related to World War I and World War II, Bundles for Britain, Inc., genealogy, and state and local history. For further information see online catalog. Mss. 2442.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Business     20th Century Wars     African Americans     French-language     German-language    
  • Brian, Clara Alma. LSU diploma, 1915. 1 item. Location: OS:B. Includes an LSU diploma for a Bachelor of Arts degree signed by Thomas Boyd. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2525.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Brooks, Cleanth, 1906-. Letter: New Haven, Conn. to Annette Duchein, 1984 December 21. 1 item. Location: Misc:B. American scholar, writer, and professor of English at LSU and Yale University. Brooks mentions his preparations for forthcoming Jefferson Lecture and other lectures and his plans to visit Louisiana; he also comments on the use of the work 'reckon.' For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4602.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Brooks, Cleanth, 1906-, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1992. 2 sound cassettes (2 hours), Transcript (81 pages). Location: L:4700.0142. American scholar, writer, and professor of English at LSU and Yale University. Brooks discusses his family background; his education; Robert Penn Warren, his friend and advisor; teaching at LSU; the LSU English Department; work on Southern Review and its demise; and Southern Review's predecessor, The Southwestern Review. Brooks also describes LSU politics; and the scandal and reform surrounding the career of LSU President, James Monroe Smith. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0142.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Brooks, Cleanth, 1906-. Papers, 1936-1963. 28 items. Location: W:49. American scholar, writer, and professor of English at LSU and Yale University. Collection consists of miscellaneous papers concerning administration policy at LSU and Phi Beta Kappa faculty at LSU; also typescript of Eliot H. Stanley's Harvard College Honors Thesis, The Tiger Stays For Dinner, 1963. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3426.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Broussard, James F. Photograph collection, 1936. 1 black-and-white negative, 1 copy print. Location: 65:5. This collection consists of one copy negative of a photographic print of the salon of La Maison Française (the French House) on the campus of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La., and one copy print made from that negative. Mss. 3467.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Brown, Harry Bates, Sr., 1876-1962. Papers, 1908-1970. For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Burden, Ione. Family Papers, 1815-1985. 23 linear ft. Location: P:39-50, OS:B. LSU administrator and Baton Rouge philanthropist. Along with her brothers, Pike and Steele Burden, Ione Burden donated family land to establish the Burden Research Plantation and the LSU Rural Life Museum. Papers include correspondence, legal documents, financial papers, photographs, and scrapbooks of Ione Burden and her brothers. Collection documents Baton Rouge community events, family history, and Burden family philanthropic activities. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3063.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Plantations     Women    
  • Burrell, Robert W., 1905-1966. Family Papers, 1889-1966. 113 items. Location: U:16. Entomologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, and LSU professor. Personal papers of Dr. Burrell relating to his childhood, family, and friends. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2135, 2187.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Burrell, Robert W., 1905-1966. Papers, 1931-1966. 55 folders. Location: 79:64-65. Entomologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine, and LSU professor. Manuscript writings, correspondence, annual reports, and notes dealing with research in Yokohama, Japan 1932-1941; Yakima, Washington, 1946-1953; and at LSU, 1953-1966. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2135.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Bynum Family. Papers, 1814-1969 (bulk: 1913-1969). 1 linear foot, 26 v. Location: E:103-105, OS:B. Residents of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Papers contain correspondence, writings, diaries, financial records, and printed material, relating to family matters, social activities, World Wars I and II, Louisiana State University student life, and local and state government. There is also a scrapbook of the Female Orphan Association of Baton Rouge (1848-1861). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3104, 3174.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Business     Education     20th Century Wars     Women    
  • Byrd, Winnie Evans, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1993. 2 sound cassettes (2 hours), transcript (77 p.), index (19 p.). Location: L:4700.0302. LSU alumnae; member and officer of Delta Delta Delta sorority. Byrd discusses her decision to become a teacher and her experiences as a student at LSU, including her involvement in student politics; the impact of WWII on the student body; ROTC parades; graduation in the Greek Theater; involvement with Tri-Delta alumnae; and T. Harry Williams, Professor of History at LSU. Byrd also discusses the University's decision to allow the construction of sorority houses and describes each step in the construction process of the Tri-Delta sorority house. She also gives her views on the role of sororities in the 1990s and impressions of LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0302.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Women    
  • Cale, John G. (John Gustav), 1922-. Papers, 1966-1968. 98 items, 1 vol., on microfilm. Location: Mss. Mf.:C. Thematic index cards and bound typewritten seminar paper list titles of manuscript and printed music of Henri and Joseph Amedee Fourrier in the LSU Library and the Baton Rouge School for the Blind. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2304.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     Performing arts    
  • Canaday, Nicholas. Papers,1960-1982 (bulk 1960). 31 items. Location: Misc:C. Professor of English at Louisiana State University and a citizen activist. Photocopies of newspaper clippings and letters about desegregation and the public schools in Baton Rouge and statements and speeches by Canaday as leader of the Citizens' Committee and the Organization for Public Education Now (OPEN). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4773.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     African Americans    
  • Capitol Correspondents Association Gridiron Show Programs, 1960-2003. 38 items. Location: X:15. Programs from gridiron shows put on by both the Capitol Correspondents Association of Baton Rouge, La., and the Central Louisiana Press Club of Alexandria, La., two not-for-profit organizations that support journalists who report on state and local government and politics. The programs contain lyrics to song parodies written by the press members to roast politicians at the national, state, and local levels throughout Louisiana, as well as other newsworthy individuals and issues from the preceding year, including the LSU football team. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4996.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Politics    
  • Carleton, Mark T. Papers, 1935-1995. 2 linear ft. Location: 50:21, OS:C. Baton Rouge native, LSU faculty member, Department of History. Papers consist of printed items, correspondence, family photographs, and typescripts which document the professional career of Carleton at LSU, and his involvement in the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana. Campus correspondence reflects his efforts to gain tenure and his participation in campus committees. Other professional correspondence pertains to his publications. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4644.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Politics    
  • Carrigan, Jo Ann, 1933. Civil War Collection, 1862-1968. .3 linear ft. (26 items, 1 ms. vol., 2 printed vols.) Location: UU:72, OS:C. Professor of history at Louisiana State University.New York muster rolls, photographs, & publications pertaining largely to the state of New York's participation in the Civil War. Included are postcards depicting Civil War scenes and photographs of maps of New Orleans during the War of 1812. There is also an autograph book containing the names, ranks, and addresses of soldiers in the 10th New York Artillery. Artifacts include Civil War uniform buttons, commemorative ribbons, and a medal. For futher information see online catalog. Mss. 2455.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: New Orleans in the Civil War     New Orleans 1866-     Civil War    
  • Charles A. Reynard-Marian Reynard Baun Papers, 1927-1997. 0.6 linear feet. Location: 107:18, J:25; OS:C. Charles Reynard was a law professor at LSU and an advocate of desegregation in Louisiana schools. Marian Reynard Baun was a psychology professor and community activist in Baton Rouge. The collection includes correspondence, lists, minutes, newspaper clippings, printed items, and miscellaneous items of Charles A. Reynard and Marian Reynard Baun. Items principally pertain to social activism while they were LSU professors and to Baun's subsequent work with the Friends of Public Education. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4772.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     African Americans     Women     Jews    
  • Chilton, St. John P., 1909-. Papers, 1951-1977. 3.75 linear ft. Location: 7:8-10. Professor and Chairman of Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, LSU. Personal and professional papers pertain to sugar technology, local politics, genealogy, and other matters. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2454.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Sugar     Politics    
  • Choppin, Arthur Richard physical chemistry laboratory notebook, 1923-1928. For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Cline, William Rodney. Papers, 1832-1970. For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Religion    
  • Coates, Charles Edward, 1866-1939. Papers, 1892-1959. 1.5 linear ft. Location: 49:14, OS:C. LSU professor of Chemistry. Correspondence, printed items, photographs, and writings of Charles Coates; and papers documenting Charles Coates' and Ollie Coates' involvement in Baton Rouge theater and pageantry. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3579. Container list.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Performing arts    
  • Coates, Jesse, 1908-1994, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1993. 2 sound cassettes (3 hours), Transcript (83 pages). Location: L:4700.0291. LSU professor of chemical engineering (1936-1975), head of the Department of Chemical Engineering (1955-1967), and Professor Emeritus of Chemistry. Coates describes his family background; his father's work to establish LSU's ChemistryDepartment; the establishment of football at LSU and games on the old campus; and his own career before and after joining LSU's faculty. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0291.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Cohn, Isidore, 1885-. Papers, 1879-1972 (bulk 1920-1950), undated. 29 linear ft. Location: 34:136-174, OS:C, 102:69-70. New Orleans surgeon and medical educator. Collection contains articles, lectures, letters, photographs, and printed material related to medicine. Includes material related to Lafcadio Hearn, LSU Medical Centers, Tulane University Medical Center, and other medical organizations in Louisiana. Collection also includes audio recordings of Cohn (1955). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3425.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: New Orleans 1866-     Medicine     Jews    
  • Cohn, Margie deBretton, Family Papers, 1945-1982, undated (bulk 1945-1968). 1 linear feet. Location: E:122. Primarily papers of Maggie deBretton Cohn and daughter Margie, both of Baker, La. Includes writings, correspondence, and miscellaneous files related to Maggie deBretton Cohn's writing, and Margie deBretton Cohn's English translation of an 1828 German text describing travelling through the Mississippi River Valley. Letters to Margie while a student at LSU are included, as well as religious writings by other family members and items related to the family's 1964 donation of the Laurens Henry Cohn Sr. Memorial Plant Arboretum to the Baton Rouge Recreation and Park Commission. For further information see online catalog. Mss. 4472.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Literature, Reading, and Writing     Religion     Women    
  • Cole, James Perry, 1889-, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1977. 1 sound cassette (1.5 hours), Transcript (64 pages). Location: L:4700.0006. Dean of students, director of student affairs, and professor of mathematics at LSU. Cole discusses dealings with LSU as a student, faculty member, and administrator. Topics include his work as Dean of Student Affairs, organization of the Louisiana State Guard, and organizing the first Boys' and Girls' State meets. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0006.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Colomb, Bessie B., Collection, 1880, 1934, 1964-1969 32 items, 3 v. Location: Misc. C, OS:C. Collection of printed material pertains to Louisiana and New Orleans (1964-1969), and to Huey P. Long (1934). The collection also includes three photographs of LSU cadets (1880).For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Long Family     New Orleans 1866-     Politics    
  • Confederate States of America flag, 1979. 1 item. Location: T:78. Modern replica of a Confederate flag bearing the autograph of T. Harry Williams, LSU Professor of History, for student Wade Becnel. Williams's signature was given on the last day of his last Civil War course in May 1979. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3382.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Civil War    
  • Conner, Lemuel Parker, 1827-1891. Family Papers, 1810-1953, undated. 12.5 linear feet and 22 ms. Vols. Location: A:, 98:C, OS:C, Vault, J:24. Planter from Natchez, Mississippi. Papers include correspondence, cotton statements, legal and business papers (including slave testimony in an alleged slave uprising, 1861), plantation records, and Civil War papers of Confederate soldiers and civilians, family letters from LSU and Smith College, and First Presbyterian Church (Natchez) records. Also included are papers of Levin R. Marshall, the Sessions family, and Henry R. Chotard; 256 pieces of published sheet music (1824-1883); a minstrel show program (1879); and miscellaneous programs of Natchez concerts and music recitals. Available (with some omissions) on microfilm 5322: University Publications of America Records of Ante-bellum Southern Plantations Series I, Part 3, Reels 14-18. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 81, 1403, 1431, 1475, 1551, 1595, 1710, 1793, 1859, 1934, 1999.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Natchez, Mississippi     Business     Civil War     Performing arts     Plantations     African Americans     Women     French-language    
  • Conrad, Max Zephirin. Manuscript, [1965]. 1 item (32 pages). Location: UU:166. Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture, LSU. Typewritten copy of 'The Basic Elements of Civil Beauty as Illustrated by Cities Around the World,' written (1964-1965) when Conrad was a Charles Eliot Travelling Fellow. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2258.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Constantinides (Dinos) Papers, 1961-1995. 5.5 linear feet. Location: 34:169-175; OS:C. Composer and faculty member at LSU School of Music. Consists of original and printed copies of sheet music, performance posters and programs, and recordings of live performances. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4613.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Performing arts    
  • Cotton, William Davis and Family. Papers, 1852-1989. 1 linear ft., 4 vol. Location: S:136, OS:C, H:14. Collection contains correspondence and papers belonging to the Cotton Family. This includes the Civil War correspondence of Dr. Drury P. Gibson and his sister Mary Gibson Cotton, correspondence between George Spencer Cotton and his fiancée Lizzie Davis (1888-1890), and correspondence, photographs, and printed items belonging to William Davis Cotton, attorney of Rayville, La, and former president of LSU Alumni Federation (1969-1989). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4780.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Civil War     Medicine     Plantations     Politics     Women    
  • Crosby, Dixie Hammond. Family Papers, 1890-1992 (bulk: 1937-1965). 159 items, 3 v. Location: 34:, OS:C. Family papers of Mack Gerald Crosby, Dixie Lillie Myrtle Hammond Crosby, and their daughter Dixie Lee "Dee" Crosby Brown. Mack Crosby and Dixie Hammond were both from Baton Rouge, La. and attended Louisiana State University in the 1930?s. Mack Crosby served in the United States Air Force for over thirty years. This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and, newspaper clippings relating to family affairs, work, and military service. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4805.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Natchez, Mississippi     20th Century Wars     Women    
  • Crump, Gary A. Manuscript, 1969. 1 item (25 pages). Location: UU:166. Professor of History of LSU. Paper AMMIANUS MARCELLINUS AS A SOURCE FOR MILITARY ORGANIZATION, given at the Southern Historical Association meeting, October 30, 1969. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2447.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Dakin, Melvin G. 1908-, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1978. 2 sound cassettes (1 hour, 30 minutes), Transcript (47 pages). Location: L:4700.0008. Assistant to LSU President Harold Stoke (1948-1950) and faculty member of the LSU Law School. Dakin discusses his work at LSU from 1937-1941 and from 1947-1951. Topics include Dakin's interaction with LSU Presidents, the LSU Board of Supervisors, the LSU Law School, and certain events from 1937 to 1951. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0008.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • De Caro, F. A. Francis A. De Caro collection of materials relating to Louisiana folklore and folklife, 1975-1985. 0.5 linear ft. Location: 47. Professor of English at LSU and the first chairman of the Louisiana Folklife Commission, which is advisory to the Louisiana State Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism, and which works closely with the Folklife Program in the agency. Collection includes legislative documents relating to the commission and the Folklife Program, agendas and minutes of commission meetings, correspondence, press releases and articles, and materials related to the state archaeology commission. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4089.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Politics    
  • De Grummond, Jane Lucas. Papers, 1834-1990 (bulk 1893-1990). 35 linear ft. 3 printed vols. Location: UU:172; 98; 109:40-53; O:13. Professor of Latin American history, LSU. Research materials used for the editing of the Journal of John G. A. Williamson, first diplomatic representative of the United States to Venezuela. Venezuelan newspapers, clippings, and periodicals illustrating politics and public opinion in 1958. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2463.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Politics     Women    
  • Deer, George Harvison, 1903-1966. Papers, 1940-1966. 18.75 liner ft. Location: 80:1-15. Served as principal of the LSU Laboratory School and professor of education from 1940 until his appointment as dean of Junior Division in May of 1959. Papers pertain to Deer's work in education and university administration. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2170, 2328, 2794.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Delta Kappa Epsilon (Fraternity). Zeta Zeta Chapter (Louisiana State University). Records, 1908-1968. 7 items, 5 vols. and 1 microfilm reel. Location: Range 5 and Mss.Mf:D. LSU fraternity. Records of local chapter include memorabilia; minute books (1908-1960); guest book (1919-1968); record book (1908-1923) and scrapbook (1923-1941), both containing newspaper clippings, correspondence, imprints and manuscript writings, all pertaining to fraternity members and activities. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3215.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Desmond (John) Papers, 1954-2003. 140 linear feet. Location: Range 32 and 149, McIlhenny Room. Office files, architectural drawings (design development, working, and final), photographs, and slides recording the architectural career of John Desmond, native of Hammond, La., and an award-winning Baton Rouge architect. He designed many of Baton Rouge's most recognizable buildings, including, among others, the LSU Union, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, the Louisiana State Library, the Louisiana State Archives, and many area churches. Some business records and informational and promotional materials about the firm are present, as well. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4792.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Business    
  • Dialect Atlas of Louisiana Workbooks, 1944-1946, 1948-1949, 1951-1955. 41 vols. Location: 37-39. International authority on phonetics and Professor Emeritus of Speech, Head of the Speech Dept. At Louisiana State University. Linguistic Atlas of Louisiana workbooks based on South Atlantic Worksheets of the Linguistic Atlas of the United States and Canada under the direction of Hans Kurath, University of Michigan, and Claude Merton Wise. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1307.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Dixon, Margaret, 1908-1970, Papers. 257 items, 5 vols., 1 audio tape. Journalism, editor of dean of the Louisiana capitol press corps. Papers include letters, research notes and writings, materials relating to the National Democratic Convention in 1956, printed items and certificates, newspaper clippings, photographs, and a tape of a speech by Dixon at a Louisiana AFL-CIO convention. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2545.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Politics     Women    
  • Dixon, William Windom, 1891-1962. Papers, 1914-1962. 1 linear ft. Location: 50:20. Born in Geismar, Ascension Parish, Louisiana, Dixon graduated with a B.S. in Agriculture from LSU in 1915. He enjoyed an illustrious career in the U.S. Army, serving in both World Wars and as a commander in the Battle of the Bulge. The materials document Dixon's military career and family life through photographs, newspaper clippings, military orders, and medals. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4722.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: 20th Century Wars    
  • Dore, J. Hugo (John Hugo), 1890-1953. Papers, 1935, 1938-1951, undated. 1900 items. Location: 77:12-20, E:49. Judge of the First District of the First Circuit Court of Appeal of Louisiana and a resident of Ville Platte, La. His judicial files consist of reviews, opinions, judgments, briefs, dockets of cases, and other related records pertaining to causes and actions appealed from the district courts. Personal papers include correspondence concerning personal business and some family matters, copies of minutes of the LSU Board of Supervisors, correspondence, and testimony primarily related to the “Louisiana Scandals,” 1938-1944. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1389.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Politics    
  • Dreger, Ralph Mason Papers, 1959-1974.  2 linear feet.  Location 53, OS:D.  Ralph Dreger, a Methodist minister and Louisiana State University professor, was extremely active in civil rights causes throughout the South.  The collection consists of manuscripts, notes, articles, and correspondence pertaining to Dr. Ralph Dreger's research.  Letters to and from authors and researchers discuss publications, request information, and ask or grant permission for quotations.  Also included are journal articles pertaining to Dreger's research, as well as his own review, "Comparative Psychological Studies of Negroes and Whites in the United States: 1959-1965".  For further information, see online catalog.  Mss. 3900. For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing     African Americans    
  • Dugas, Malcolm Joseph. Diary and photographs, 1934. 1 v., 3 photobooth pictures. Location: Misc. Malcolm Joseph Dugas, a native of Donaldsonville, La., attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. These records consist of a diary kept by Dugas recording his academic work and personal life between March 17 and May 31, 1934, and three photobooth pictures assumed to be of Dugas. Mss. 4587.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Duggar, Jan W., interviewee. Radio interview, 1975. 1 sound cassette (45 minutes), Index (3 pages). Location: L:4700.0010. Economist with the Louisiana Planning Committee and LSU. The radio interview aired on WJBO's TOPIC TODAY series. Interview discusses economic and business issues of Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and the city of New Orleans. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0010.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: New Orleans 1866-     Business    
  • Durieux, Caroline, 1896-. Oral history interview, 1975 March 31. 1 sound cassette (1 hour), Transcript (28 pages). Location: L:4700.13. Lithographer, painter, and educator of Baton Rouge. Durieux was a professor emeritus of graphic arts at LSU and was involved with literary and artistic programs sponsored by the Works Progress Administration. Interview concerns Durieux's work with, and the importance of, the W.P.A. Federal Art Project in Louisiana and New Orleans during the 1930s. Topics include the purpose, importance, and effect of the project and the work of African American artists. Durieux also discusses the effect of the Great Depression on art and artists; federal support for artists, and the success of the W.P.A. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.13.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: African Americans     Women    
  • Durieux, Caroline, 1896-. Papers, 1929-1981. 2.5 linear ft. Location: X:53, OS:D. Lithographer, painter, and educator of Baton Rouge. Durieux was a professor emeritus of graphic arts at LSU and was involved with literary and artistic programs sponsored by the Works Progress Administration. Papers include personal and professional correspondence, printed items, and photographs of Durieux and her art work which document her artistic career and her career in art education at LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3827.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Education     Women    
  • Ella V. Schwing letters, 1958. 2 items. Location: Misc.:S. Letters to Mrs. Schwing from John A. Hunter, Dean of the Junior Division at Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, and N. M. Caffee, Chairman of Freshman English, concerning the recipient of the 1958 Freshman English Medal. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2600.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Engle, Paul. Manuscripts, 1947, 1950, 1951. 13 items. Location: UU:128. English professor. Three poems 'Telephone,' 'Babe Ruth,' and 'Electric' included in Paul Engle, The Word of Love (1951); 1947 Christmas card from Paul and Mary Engle; typewritten copies of the poems; and printed descriptive cards prepared for an exhibit. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1962.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Epps, Ernest A., Jr., Papers, 1939, 1950-1967. 22 items. Location: C:97. Chief chemist of the Feed and Fertilizer Laboratory, College of Agriculture, Louisiana State University. Drafts of speeches presented at professional conferences and reprints of scientific reports and studies comprise this collection. For more information, see online catalog. Mss. 2234.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Evans, J. Bruce, Papers, 1614-2005 (bulk 1930-1990). 31.5 linear ft., 26 v. Location: 92:82-109; OS:E; J:34-35; Vault:1. Baptist minister, religious counselor and civil rights activist. Correspondence, church records, sermons, workshop materials, printed items, photographs and audio tapes reflect Evans's ministerial career in Baton Rouge, La., at First Baptist Church and Fellowship Church. Personal papers [some items in French], business records and genealogical material document the ancestry of Evans and his wife, Anita Louise, and provide insight into the personal lives of family members. Papers also furnish histories of Bienville and Natchitoches parishes and Saline, La., and relate to Caroline Dormon Nature Preserve and to Dormon's activities as a naturalist. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4664.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Civil War     Literature, Reading, and Writing     Religion     20th Century Wars     African Americans     Women     French-language    
  • Evans, William W. Papers, 1965-1967. 5 items. Location: UU:166. Assistant Professor of English, LSU. Reprint of 'Dramatic Use of the Second-Person Singular Pronoun in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,' from Studia Neophilologica; and descriptions of English courses and recommendations for English 64. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2282.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Falk, Myron, interviewee, Oral history interview, 1995. 1 sound cassette (.5 hours), transcript (9 p.). Location: L:4700.0723. Former director of the United Way in Baton Rouge and a writer and advocate of social welfare who endowed a scholarship in the School of Journalism at LSU. The interview describes transients in Baton Rouge during the Depression, the Old Penitentiary Receiving Station, Community Chest, and his role as director of the United Givers Fund and the United Way. He also describes cooperation between the Salvation Army and Volunteers of America (VOA), funding for VOA, and the role of women in VOA. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0723For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Women    
  • Family history project, 1972-1983. 6 linear ft. (photocopies).Location: 6:70-73, Mss. Mf.:F. Papers prepared by students of Dr. David Culbert, LSU History Department for his History 56 class. Family histories pertain mainly to the lives of the writers' grandparents and include information about American social and economic conditions in the first half of the twentieth century, especially in Louisiana. Copies of photographs and pertinent family documents are also included. The family photograph album of Marva Kador (#174) is available on microfilm. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2775.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Farris, Theodore Newton. Papers, 1860, 1900-1952. 1,700 items. Location: 78:78-80, OS:F, 98:. Professor emeritus of Economics at LSU. Papers consist of research notes and related materials collected for his Ph.D. dissertation 'Severance Taxation in Louisiana,' which he received from George Peabody College for Teachers in 1937. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1023, 1205.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Fauver, Eleanor Dalrymple, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1977. Transcript (80 pages), 2 sound cassettes (1 hour, 35 minutes). Location: L:4700.0016. Daughter of Dr. William Dalrymple, who taught Veterinary Medicine at LSU in the early 1900's. Interview contains Eleanor Dalrymple Fauver's recollections of her father's childhood in England and their life in Louisiana. Includes information related to William Dalrymple's career at LSU, including relations with Thomas Boyd and James Nicholson. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0016.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Women    
  • Featherman, Americus. Letter, 1880. 2 items. Location: Misc. Professor of Romance Language and instructor of Botany (1869-1872) at LSU. Letter from Paris, France, to University president, Colonel David F. Boyd, refers to an earlier decision by the federal courts to bring judgment against the University for Featherman's unpaid salary. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1887.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Ferraro, Louis, and Sam Adams. Manuscript, 1969. 2 items. Location: UU:169. Louis Ferraro, Associate Professor of Music, and Sam Adams, Professor of Education, at LSU. Handwritten manuscript by Ferraro and typewritten 'translation' by Adams of Music: Imaginative Listening (Baton Rouge: Claitor's Publishing Division, 1969). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2439.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Performing arts    
  • Finley, Etta Lucille. Papers, 1956, 1966. 3 items and 2 printed vols. Location: UU:166. Associate professor of textiles in the School of Home Economics, LSU. Printed articles and a typewritten copy of a speech primarily concerning the use of cotton fibers in textiles. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2233.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Women    
  • Fleming, Walter L. (Walter Lynwood), 1874-1932. Family Papers, 1861-1973 (bulk 1894-1963). 3 linear ft. Location: Z:15. Educator and historian who dealt with Civil War and Reconstruction history. He also fought in the Spanish-American War. Scrapbooks, correspondence, educational materials, photographs, and postcards document Fleming's personal and professional life. Among the photographs are portraits of Fleming and photographs of Ku Klux Klan members in Klan regalia. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3530.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Civil War     Education    
  • Fleming, Walter L. (Walter Lynwood), 1874-1932. Manuscript, 1912. 0.5 linear ft. Location: A:6. Walter Lynwood Fleming served on the faculties of several universities in the South as a professor of English and history, including Louisiana State University from 1907 to 1917. This is the edited typescript and copies of illustrations for Walter L. Fleming's "General W.T. Sherman as College President." For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4211.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Civil War     Education    
  • Fleming, Walter L. (Walter Lynwood). Manuscript, 1931 . 2 typescripts. Location: UU:132. Walter Lynwood Fleming served on the faculties of several universities in the South as a professor of English and history, including Louisiana State University from 1907 to 1917. Edited first typescript of chapters 12-19 and edited carbon copy of second typescript of chapters 12-19 of Fleming's "Louisiana State University, 1860-1896." Mss. 2147.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Fleming, Walter L. Collection, 1848-1914. 2 linear feet. T:64-65. Collection consists of transcriptions of material pertaining primarily to the organization, history, and administration of Louisiana State University. Correspondence relating to official University business comprises bulk of the collection. Some early correspondence reflects political views at the time of the Civil War, and later correspondence of Walter Fleming and Leroy S. Boyd, son of David F. Boyd, relates to the history of the LSU. Other material consists of reports, printed items, writings, and the research notes. Also included are photographs of early LSU Boards of Supervisors, faculty, and other persons associated with the University. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 890, 893.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Civil War     Education     Politics    
  • Flint, Lewis Herrick, 1893-1973. Papers, ca. 1954-1968. 1 item, 3 vols. Location: A:27, A:37. Manuscript, undated 1 item. Location: A:27. Botanist at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. Manuscript and three notebooks compiled in preparation of Flint's book, ROSEDOWN A REPORT ON ECHO HUNTING IN A LOUISIANA PLANTATION HOME (1968). Notebooks contain transcriptions of personal and business papers of the Turnbull, Bowman and related families of Rosedown and Oakley plantations of West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2199.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing     Plantations    
  • Florida parishes photographic collection, 1919, undated. 102 photographs, 44 negatives, 2 ms. vols. Location: B:139. Photographs taken for the Division of Agricultural Extension, LSU. Photographs depict geological features in the Florida Parishes of Louisiana and some areas of Mississippi. Photographs illustrate creeks, bluffs, eroded landforms, roads, vegetation, farms, and buildings. The collection covers areas near Port Hudson, St. Francisville, Bayou Sara, Jackson, Kentwood, Roseland, Franklinton, Slidell, Varnardo, Hammond, and Covington. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2355.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Francis A. de Caro and Rosan A. Jordan, 1956-2009, undated (bulk 1966-2003) 13 linear ft. Location: 11:19, 15:15-21. De Caro and Jordan were folklorists, authors, and Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) professors. The collection includes personal and professional correspondence, writings, exhibitions, photographs, printed items consisting of brochures, handbills, newspapers, and posters; and topical files that document de Caro's folklore class at LSU, his work with the Louisiana Folklife Commission, and Jordan's work with the women's movement. Writings as well as exhibitions comprise material primarily related to folklore within Louisiana and British colonial life in India. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3197, 4089, 4164.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     New Orleans 1866-     Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing     Performing arts     Plantations     Religion     African Americans     Women     Cajuns    
  • Freeland, Emile C. Papers, 1877-1975 (bulk 1926-1967). 6 linear ft. (458 items, 31 ms. vols., 12 printed vols.) Location: 77:69-70, 92, 79:60-61, 70, OS:F. Chemical engineer for W. R. Grace & Co. Collection includes samples of bagasse paper, pamphlets, reprints, notes, and reports related to the sugar cane bagasse industries. Correspondence includes personal and business letters from Latin America, Taiwan, and Pakistan. Includes photographs related to Louisiana State University and education in Baton Rouge. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2210, 2259, 2496, 2603.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Sugar    
  • French House Collection, 1974-1991. 0.5 linear ft. Location: W:7. The French House (La Maison Française) at Louisiana State University opened in September 1935 to house selected advanced French-language students to live immersed in French language and culture. The collection consists of three scrapbooks documenting the history of the house compiled by Gertrude M. Beauford and four oral history interviews with Anita Olivier Morrison, head resident of the house between 1935 and 1958. Mss. 2760, 3018A.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     French-language    
  • French, Arden Odell, 1906-, interviewee. Oral history interview. 1977. 4 sound cassettes (5 hours), Transcript (137 pages). Location: L:4700.0018. Dean of Men at LSU (1941-1977). Interview deals with French's work as Dean of Men at LSU. Topics include past presidents of LSU; establishment of religious institutions for students; relations with Paul M. Hebert, W. D. Weatherford, and the YMCA; and student organizations. French also discusses the effect World War II had on the campus; his childhood, family, and educational background; and his dealings with students in the 1960s. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0018.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Religion    
  • French-Clarke Family Papers, 1809-1861 (bulk: 1830-1920). 1.3 linear feet, 16 m.s. volumes. Location: 1:32-35, OS:F, 98:F. Largely composed of correspondence between members of the French family of Baton Rouge and extended family regarding Baton Rouge, family news, health, and genealogy. Legal documents include bills of sale for slaves, land documents, wills of the French and Clarke families. Personal financial records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings of current events, especially pertaining to the opening of the state capital and LSU campus life in the early 1900s. Ledgers and printed items relate to Julia Edwards Clarke and her husband William's employment at the Louisiana State School for the Blind. For further information, see online catalog, Mss. 3494.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     Medicine     African Americans     Women    
  • Frey, Fred C. (Frederick Charles), 1891-1980, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1977. 2 sound cassettes (2 hours); transcript (66 pages). Location: L:4700.0019. Former Dean of Men and Professor Emeritus of Sociology at LSU. Interview concerns Frey's early life, his experiences as a student, teacher, and administrator at LSU; LSU President Thomas D. Boyd; early faculty members; and the development of the university from 1916 (when he came as a student) to the 1930s. Notable individuals mentioned include John M. Parker and Huey Long. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0019.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Long Family     Politics    
  • Frey, Fred C. Papers, 1886-1979. 3 linear ft. Locations: 40:53-54, OS:F. Baton Rouge resident, LSU administrator and professor, veteran of World War I. Collection is comprised of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, speeches and legal papers relating to his tenure at LSU, military experience, and family matters. Papers also speeches, papers, photographs, and clippings concerning the Soviet Union. Mss. 3131. For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Fridge, A. C. LSU Academic medals, 1912, 1915, 1966. 3 items. Location: Vault:14. 1.1912 Faculty Medal awarded to A. C. Fridge, 'First Honor Graduate'. 2. 1915, LSU Bryan Medal awarded to Fridge. Annual award for best essay on science of government. 3. 1966 Two-page typewritten letter by Fridge relating history of medals. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2958.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Friends of the LSU Library. Records, 1980-1993. .5 linear ft. Location: A:, OS:F. Ephemera produced and distributed by the Friends of the LSU Library to commemorate library acquisitions and events. Drafts and final copy (1985-1993) of Friends Book Bazaar Manual. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4341.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Frierson, Philip Bernard. Letters, 1872, 1879-1880. 5 items. Location: Misc. Photocopies of letters (1879-1880) from a LSU cadet giving an account of his journey by horseback and riverboat from his home in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana, to the University, and of his first two weeks as a student. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1974.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Transportation    
  • Fulmer, Lemos L., 1914-. Papers, 1946-1964. 1 linear ft. Location: UU:198. Dean of the College of Education, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La. Papers consist of personal and professional correspondence and related items. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2450.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Funchess, Lloyd Vance, 1908-1976, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1976. 1 sound cassette (1 hour), transcript (26 pages). Location: L:4700.0020. Faculty member at LSU, composer of the LSU alma mater, and supervisor of music for the Louisiana State Department of Education. Interview concerning the composition of the LSU alma mater and Funchess' career. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0020.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Performing arts    
  • Fuqua, Henry L. (Luce), interviewee. Oral history interview, 1979. 1 sound cassette (1 hour); transcript (54 pages). Location: L:4700.0021. Son of Henry Luce Fuqua, Louisiana governor. Interview discusses his family, living in Baton Rouge, the Flood of 1912, his father's work as head of the penitentiary in Baton Rouge (1916) and Angola, his involvement with LSU and Southern University, and his gubernatorial campaign (1924). Notable individuals mentioned include Felton Clark, William H. Dalrymple, Thomas D. Boyd, Annie Boyd, and Huey Long. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0021.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     Long Family     Politics    
  • Gamble, Harry Pollard, Sr. Papers, 1875-1987, undated (bulk 1954-1972). 2.5 linear feet. Location: Range 40. Public affairs and personal correspondence, printed items, and written materials of Harry Pollard Gamble of New Orleans, La, political figure, secretary of the Louisiana Conservation Commission, and founder of the American Society for the Preservation of State Government and Racial Integrity (ASPSGRI). Materials primarily relate to conservation of natural resources, ASPSGRI, and his efforts in the fight to uphold segregation in Louisiana. Personal papers present are his completed and partial works of history and historical fiction (especially related to the Cane River area), family and business correspondence, including his son's World War II letters, and materials related to Gamble's football career at LSU. For additional information see online catalog. Mss. 4054For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: New Orleans 1866-     Business     Literature, Reading, and Writing     Long Family     Politics     20th Century Wars     African Americans    
  • Garig, William Wallace, 1839-1908. Family Papers, 1858-1953. 594 items; 10 ms. vols.; 2 printed vols. Location: 7:58-59. Businessman and poultry breeder of Baton Rouge. His daughters Mercedes and Louise were both members of the LSU English Department faculty. Papers consist of correspondence pertaining to plantation work and social life in antebellum Louisiana; education of children, including that provided at LSU; social life in 20th-century Baton Rouge; and religion. Included are Garig's Civil War diaries and the papers of his daughters. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2993For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     New Orleans to 1861     New Orleans 1866-     Civil War     Education     Religion     Women    
  • Gautier, James Donavan, Jr. Correspondence, 1937, 1941-1945. 68 items. Location: T:19. Corporal in the United States Air Corps in World War II. Correspondence from his parents and the War Department relating to his internment as a prisoner of War by the Japanese Government in a military prison in the Philippine Islands; and a letter (1937) from Gautier when a student at LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1855.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: 20th Century Wars    
  • Gautier, Mary Agnes. Scrapbook, 1942-1956. 1 ms. vol. Location: T:20. Graduate of LSU (1938) and of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (1942). Gautier became an U.S. Army nurse stationed in Australia, New Guinea, and the Philippines. World War II scrapbook of Gautier containing handwritten entries of events and mementos.Graduate of LSU (1938) and of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (1942). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1855.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Medicine     Women    
  • Gautier, Mary Agnes. Letters, 1937-1945. 182 items and 8 printed vols. Location: T:19-20. Graduate of LSU (1938) and of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing (1942). Gautier became an U.S. Army nurse stationed in Australia, New Guinea, and the Philippines. World War II letters and related printed material. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1855.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Medicine     Women    
  • Gay, Edward J., III, 1878-1952. Congressional File, 1888-1921. 18 linear ft. Location: Y:63-80, OS:G. Comprised of official congressional files that document the political career of U.S. Senator Edward James Gay III. Files consist of correspondence, legal documents, and printed material pertaining to political campaigns, state and national elections, political patronage, legislative bills, Dept. of Agriculture, construction of levees by the Mississippi River Commission, and the participation in elections and political support of African-Americans. Legislative correspondence discusses pending bills concerning pensions, tariffs, health of rural populations, the creation of the Department of Education, and the transportation, storage and marketing of livestock. Files also contain selected subject materials relative to the American Legion bonus (1920), cotton, sugar, League of Nations (1919-1920), the United States Post Office, railroads, women's suffrage, and U. S. military academies. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1295.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: New Orleans 1866-     Education     Sugar     Politics     20th Century Wars     African Americans     Women    
  • Gempany, H. A. Letter, 1909 October 8. 1 item. Location: Misc. Superintendent of Agriculture for the British Leeward Islands. Letter to LSU president Thomas Boyd discusses rum production in the Leeward Islands. Mss. 3044 mccFor Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Gilkison, Helen, 1909-1948. Papers, 1925-1962 (bulk 1925-1948). 218 items, 29 vols. (3 ms. vols., 26 printed vols.). Location: U:167-168, 98:G. Louisiana journalist. Papers include correspondence (1929-1953) from national and local journalistic figures, manuscript writings (1927-1947), newspaper clippings, printed materials, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to Gilkison's activities at LSU and as a journalist. Clippings relate to LSU, local politics, and the death of Huey Long. Collection includes a broadside concerning a bill for a poll tax law signed by O. K. Allen and Huey Long. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1901, 2175.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Long Family     Politics     Women    
  • Goyne, W. R. (William Robbuds), 1879- Photograph collection, circa 1900-1907. 88 photographic prints. Location: 65:5. William Robbuds Goyne attended Louisiana State University between 1900 and 1907. The collection consists of photographs associated with William Goyne and his time at Louisiana State University as well as prints collected by William Goyne of mostly unidentified men, women, and children, some of whom may have been students at Louisiana State University or the Louisiana State Normal School in Natchitoches. Mss. 3734.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Graham, George Mason, 1807-1891. Commissions, 1858-1859. 2 items. Location: OS:G Planter of Tyrone Plantation, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, member of the Board of Supervisors of the State Seminary of Learning at Alexandria, Louisiana. Commissions appointing Graham a member of the Board of Supervisors of the State Seminary of Learning at Alexandria. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 893.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Gray, Giles Wilkeson. Papers, 1914-1967. 328 items. Location: 6:37, 6:30. Professor in the Department of Speech, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge (1933-1960). Professional papers include correspondence, manuscripts of articles, and materials for classes. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2693.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Gudas, Fabian. Papers, ca. 1953-1988. 4 linear ft. Location: 92:16-19. Professor of English at LSU. Research and teaching materials, subject files, and writings of Fabian Gudas. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4562.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Guthrie, D. V. Class register, 1913-1914. 1 ms. vol. Location: U:16. Physics instructor, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. Class register lists names and grades of students. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3081.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Guyot, Sister Henrietta. Papers, 1921-1965. 23 items, 56 vols. Location: 77:59. Director of the Department of Nursing, LSU School of Medicine (1937-1965). Mimeographed and printed material pertaining to nursing education; and personal items including 15 items referring to the death of Sister Stanislaus Malone, superior of the Sisters of Charity at Charity Hospital (1949). Includes materials from Ruth Ingram, former director of Touro Infirmary School of Nursing, telling of her work as supervisor of nursing education in the U.S. Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2050.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Medicine     Religion     Women    
  • Haag, William George, 1910-. Papers, 1940-1968. 11 items, 4 printed vols. Location: UU:168. LSU Boyd Professor Emeritus of Geography and Anthropology. Papers include academic articles and book reviews, and a book to which Haag contributed a chapter. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2435.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Haag, William George, 1910-, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1994. 2 sound cassettes (3 hours), Transcript (104 pages). Location: L:4700.0453. LSU Boyd professor emeritus of geography and anthropology. Haag discusses his family history; the University of Kentucky; his work as an archaeologist for the Tennessee Valley Authority; the University of Michigan; World War II; the University of Mississippi; and his impressions of William Faulkner. Haag also discusses his career at LSU; the Poverty Point archeological site; excavations at the Centroplex and Magnolia Mound Plantation, Baton Rouge; research in the Antilles; and Civil War studies. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0453.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Civil War     Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing     Plantations    
  • Hall, Stirling Poupard, 1896-1966. Letters, 1887-1966. 49 items, 0.25 lin. ft. Location: T: 99. Resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Papers include letters written during his military service in World War One, photographs of family members and of Hall and fellow soldiers in France during World War One. Other items include baptism certificates, a marriage certificate, and funeral notices. Mss. 5008.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: 20th Century Wars    
  • Hammer, Carl, 1910-. Papers, 1947-1964. .3 linear ft. (230 items, 2 printed vols.). Location: UU:132. Professor of German at LSU and a Goethe scholar. Papers include correspondence, manuscripts, and newspaper clippings related to Goethe scholarship. Some items in German. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2011.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: German-language    
  • Hardin, J. Fair (James Fair), 1893-1940. Papers, 1932. 1 flyleaf. Location: Misc. Flyleaf from a book given to the Louisiana State University library in memory of J. Fair Hardin, inscribed by Cammie G. Henry of Melrose Plantation, Natchitoches Parish, La. The book was probably by Mary Barrow Linfield, who also wrote under the pen name Lawrence Highland, of St. Francisville, La., as the inscription furnishes biographical information on Linfield. Mss. 2264.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Hargrave, W. Lee. Papers, 1973. 3.5 linear ft. Location: 77:119-122. LSU law professor. Papers include notes, correspondence, memos, drafts, and other materials relative to the 1973 Louisiana Constitutional Convention. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3179.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Politics    
  • Harris, James Courtland, d. 1968. Papers, 1909-1956. 5 ms. vols. Location: B:9. Sugar chemist and 1911 LSU graduate. Harris held managerial posts in several Latin American countries, primarily Cuba. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2396.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Sugar    
  • Harris, Thomas H., 1869-1942. Manuscript, 1941. 1 item (881 pages). Location: C:25. Handwritten draft of 'The Memoirs of T. H. Harris' (Baton Rouge: Bureau of Educational Material and Research, College of Education, LSU, 1963). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2188.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Harris, William. Invitation, 1881 July. 2 items. Location: E:Imprints. Invitation and program for the 1881 Commencement at LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2176.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Hasselmans, Louis, 1878-1957. Papers, 1825-1945. 116 items, 4 printed vols. Location: U:156, 11:10, Mss.MF:H. Musician and conductor of the Opera comique in Paris, France, and in Montreal, Canada; the Chicago Civic Opera; and the Metropolitan Opera (as director of French repertory). He later was professor of music at LSU. Collection includes papers and photographs of Louis Hasselmans and papers of his grandfather, Joseph Hasselmans, a native Belgian who conducted orchestras in Strasbourg and Marseilles, France. Partly in French. Some digital images of photographs are available on the digital library. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 865.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Performing arts     French-language    
  • Hatcher, William B., Papers, 1904-1947 (bulk 1941-1946). 1.5 linear ft. Location: 11:13-14, OS:H. LSU President (1944-1947), History Department faculty member, and long-time Superintendent of East Baton Rouge Parish Schools. Consists of correspondence, photographs, and other personal and administrative records from Hatcher's career as an educator, administrator, and community fixture. Notable correspondents include Jimmie H. Davis and G.B. Erskine. For additional information, see online catalog, Mss. 4242.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing     Politics     20th Century Wars    
  • Heberle, Franziska, 1900-. Letters, 1872-1986. 102 items [photocopies]. Location: Y:82. Immigrant from Germany, student of social welfare, employee of the Louisiana State Public Welfare Administration, and wife of LSU Boyd Professor of Sociology Rudolf Heberle. Letters to family and friends describing in detail experiences of the writer, her husband, and their three children while adjusting to life in the U.S. Included are accounts of travels in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Europe. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3624.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Women     Jews     German-language    
  • Heberle, Rudolf, 1896-, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1981. 1 sound cassette (30 minutes), Transcript (4 pages). Location: L:4700.0026. Native of Germany and Boyd Professor of Sociology at LSU. Heberle compares the methods of teaching sociology at LSU with teaching in Germany during the late 1930s. He also tells of the LSU faculty caucus and their efforts to reform the university ca. 1939. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0026.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Heberle, Rudolf, 1896-1991. Papers, 1918-1991 (bulk 1936-1980). 9.5 linear feet. Location: 78:93-98, OS:H. Native of Germany and Boyd Professor of Sociology at LSU. Personal papers consist primarily of correspondence (some in German) relating to his need to leave Germany and obtain a position in the U.S. Professional papers include correspondence with sociologists and colleagues world-wide, research on displaced persons in Mississippi and Louisiana, social problems in Germany, German immigration, and World War II, as well as his comments on Naziism. Also included are notes, lectures, published and unpublished writings, and research files. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1921, 2254, 2345.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing     Politics     20th Century Wars     Jews     German-language    
  • Holcombe-Kilbourne-Craddock Family Papers, 1874-1902 (bulk 1874). 58 items. Location: E:7. Emma Holcombe, daughter of Centenary College professor A. R. Holcombe, married James Kilbourne in 1876. James, a Louisiana farmer, was the son of J. G. and Almena L. Perkins Kilbourne. Letters primarily written by Emma to James prior to their marriage describe events at Centenary College; visits to LSU; family; and friends including James O. Fuqua. Also described are Emma's education and her involvement in a temperance union. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4478.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Women    
  • Holmes, J. R. Letter, 1895 June 24. 1 item. Location: Misc. 'Contracting steward' for the LSU Mess Hall. Letter on personalized stationery from J. R. Holmes to Messrs. Wills Brothers, Coffeyville, Kansas, requesting that further shipments of butter be postponed until the Fall term. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1812.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Louisiana State University Chapter. Records, 1929-1975. 4 linear ft. Location: 79:95-96, 5:4-5. Records include correspondence, membership lists, reports, convention materials, minutes, financial records, and other papers pertaining to the local and national organization of the society. Filed Under Phi Kappa Phi. Louisiana State University Chapter, Baton Rouge in Archives USA. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2534.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Hopkins, Frederick V., 1839-. Papers, 1869-1873. For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Howe, Henry V., 1896-1973. Portrait, 1970, undated 2 items. Location: OS:H. LSU Professor of Geology, founder of LSU Geology Department, and first Director of School of Geology. Photo portrait of, and printed memorial tribute to Henry Van Wagenon Howe. Photograph by Donals Nugent (1970). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3564.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Huey P. Long photograph, circa 1930. 1 item Location: E:72. Louisiana governor, and U.S. senator. Photograph shows Long leading the LSU band. Photograph. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2906For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Long Family     Politics    
  • Huey P. Long photograph album, 1928-1935. 1 album (30 photographs). Location: V:67. Winnfield, Louisiana, attorney, Louisiana Public Service Commission member, Louisiana governor, and U.S. senator. Photographs depict Long as governor and senator, Long's associates, family, LSU and Tulane events, the Overton trial, and Hattie Caraway's Arkansas campaign. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4495.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Long Family     Politics    
  • Hunter Family Papers, 1841-1968. 79 items, 56 vols. Location: UU:102, N:26-27, 98. Merchants and residents of Waterproof, Tensas Parish, Louisiana. Family papers include several family photographs, L.S.U. students notebooks (1895-1899), and college textbooks. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2377.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Business     Education    
  • Hunter, Guy Norman. Diploma, 1899 June 28. 1 item. Location: OS:H. Diploma issued by LSU to Cadet Hunter upon his completion of the requirements of the 'Agricultural Course' for a Bachelor of Science degree. Diploma is signed by his professors; Thomas D. Boyd, President of LSU; and Governor Murphy Foster. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2709.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Hunter, John Anderson, 1914-, Oral history interview. 3 sound cassettes, Transcript (38 pages). Location: L4700.0028. President of LSU (1962-1972). Interview deals with Hunter's work as President of LSU. Topics include the expansion of the LSU system; relationship with the Louisiana legislature; alumni ties in Central America; and Hunter's work with Governor John McKeithen. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0028.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Politics    
  • Hunter, John Anderson, 1914-. Video tapes, 1962. 7 reels. Location: Vault: 74. President of LSU (1962-1972). Tapes of President Hunter's inauguration, April 7, 1962, and first day in office. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2682.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Hutson, Charles Woodward, 1840-1936. Papers, 1868-1934 (bulk 1905-1911). 33 items, 2 printed vols. Location: C:67. Professor of Greek and instructor in English Literature at LSU. Papers include letters from Thomas D. Boyd, Calvin S. Brown, Walter L. Fleming, Arthur T. Prescott, and J. R. Thornton. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1291, 1420, 1889.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Ives, C. A. (Clarence Albert), 1869-1966. Papers, 1895-1964. 2 linear ft. (1,748 items, 1 vol.). Location: 79:75-76. Dean of the College of Education at LSU and president of the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. Papers include Ives' professional correspondence, series of articles by local residents on the history of the parish, early settlers and the Baptist Church. Historical writings on Louisiana, and extensive records of the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools (1918-1945). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2002, 2227.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     Religion    
  • Jacobs, A. J. (Andrew Jay), 1852-1927. Papers, 1867-1927 (bulk 1867-1897). .3 linear ft. (7 items; 1 vol.). Location: U:238, H:22. Born in Clinton, Louisiana, and raised in Girard, Richland Parish, Louisiana. Jacobs attended LSU, and throughout his adult life he was employed by railroad companies. He married Adelaide Elizabeth Bohne in 1881 and they had five daughters. Two letters written by Jacobs while a student at LSU comment on General Sherman's visit to campus and on political and farming conditions in Richland Parish. Three letters (1897) to his daughter Louise, in Louisville, reflect Jacobs' paternal interest. Included is a 1927 memorium to Jacobs from a Louisville and Nashville Railroad publication providing entries regarding Jacobs' work and trips, and including poems, articles, and anecdotes. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2069, 2074.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing     Transportation     Politics    
  • James, Francis Henderson. Papers, 1908-1958. 0.25 linear feet. Location: T:95, T:100. Graduate of LSU, World War I veteran, and chief engineer at Salsburg Sugar Factory on Helvetia Plantation in St. James Parish, Louisiana. Papers include a diary (1937-1958) kept during his employment as chief engineer in which he recorded formulas, calculations, cane crop data, and administrative notes; a 1915 LSU calendar that includes campus photographs; and family portraits and photographs of him as a cadet at LSU and during his military service; letters and clippings. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4960.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Plantations     Sugar    
  • James, Patricia Rordam. Manuscript, 1967. 48 items. Location: U:158. Research notes for and typewritten copy of Oral Reading in New Orleans From 1890 to 1900. (M. A. thesis, LSU, 1969). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2470.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: New Orleans 1866-    
  • Jameson, M. Margaret. Papers, 1958-1986. 1 linear ft. Location: 91:40. Dean of Women and Dean of Students at LSU. Papers consist of speeches and materials related to Jameson's activities in the LSU Womens Faculty Club, the Pan Hellenic Council, the Intercollegiate Association for Women Students, and associations of women administrators and deans. Cassette tapes of speeches given at administrative conferences are included. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4703.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Women    
  • Jameson, M. Margaret, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1993. 1 sound cassette (1.5 hours), transcript (58 p.). Location: L:4700.0226. Dean of Women and Dean of Students at LSU. Interview details Jameson's family background, the Greek letter societies at LSU, and Jameson's career as an administrator at LSU. The interview focuses on sororities at LSU, describing construction, hurricane and fire damage, design and planning, and the governance and administration of sororities. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0226.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Women    
  • John B. Heroman, Sr. Photograph Collection, ca. 1885-1940. 1 cu. ft. Location: 91:2-3, OS:H. Photograph albums, loose photographs, postcards, one tintype, one greeting card, and three printed texts. All materials relate to the Heroman family of Baton Rouge and New Orleans, La. The albums contain images of the Heroman family, Heroman family dwellings in Baton Rouge, scenes around Baton Rouge, and New Orleans Mardi Gras scenes. Four of the loose unassociated album page groups contain Baton Rouge flood images from 1897, 1912. The Cirkut camera panoramic print documents Louisiana State University cadets in formation on the Parade Grounds of the University in its then three year old location in south Baton Rouge, 1928. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4951.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     New Orleans 1866-    
  • Johnston, Philip Preston, Jr. Collection, 1892-1895, 1903. 26 items. Location: U:104. Resident of Lexington, Kentucky, and one of four brothers who attended LSU from 1892-1896. Photographs of LSU cadets collected by Johnston. The collection consists of group pictures of the Sigma Nu Fraternity, the 1894 football team, the Class of 1895, and probably three of the four Johnston brothers; and individual pictures of cadets. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1775.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Johnston, William Preston. Items, 1934-1935. 8 items. Location: Misc. President of Louisiana State University (1880-1883). Letters and related items pertaining to Johnston, including correspondence of Mrs. Grayson with the Johnston family pertaining to genealogy; a letter from Tulane University concerning a portrait of Johnston; and a list of New Orleans newspaper articles. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 893.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: New Orleans 1866-     Women    
  • Kahao, Mary Jane. Mary Jane Fly Kahao collection of photographs and ephemera, [ca. 1887-1910]. 26 items. Location: UU:250. This collection includes twenty-three photographs from people in the Baton Rouge area. Eight of these portraits were made by Baton Rouge photographer Andrew D. Lytle. Also in the collection are invitations to commencement ceremonies from the LSU Corps of Cadets (1891), Silliman Collegiate Institute (1887), and the S. A. K. Literary Society (1891). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4703.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     Women    
  • Kahao, Mary Jane (Mrs. Kenneth). Papers, 1965, 1966. 4 items. Location: Misc. Newspaper clipping from the Baton Rouge Morning Advocate of a biographical article on botanical writer and illustrator Caroline C. Dorman. Correspondence with Dorman chiefly concerns a proposed exhibit of wild flowers and plants at LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2700.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Women    
  • Keller, Anatole J. Family Papers, 1885-1919. 2.5 linear ft. Location: 77:94-95, OS:K. Sugar technologist from Hahnville, Louisiana, active in the support of various African American causes (1918-1919). Correspondence pertains to social life, Keller's work as a sugar technologist, sugar technology in the West Indies, and elementary school education in Louisiana. Papers related to African American activism include copies of the 'Negro' Advocate." Included are class notes and assignments (1907-1911) from LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2910.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Sugar     African Americans    
  • Keller, Arthur G., 1902-1968. Papers, 1878-1967 (bulk 1927-1967). 19 linear ft. Location: IMAGK (offsite, contact for details). Professor of Chemical Engineering, LSU, specialist in sugar cane technology, and consulting engineer. Professional papers include correspondence; notebooks; teaching materials; and files, financial records, and reports relative to a firm of consulting engineers run by Keller. Materials on sugar cane technology include repots on refineries and production. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2318, 2746.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Business     Sugar    
  • Kentucky Military Institute volumes, 1888-1893. 5 ms. vols. Location: G:17. Class record books of W. P. Martin, S. R. Douglas, W. H. Conner, and Colonel P. Albert Moore, teachers at the Kentucky Military Institute, Farmdale, Kentucky, during the period David F. Boyd, formerly president of LSU was superintendent of the school. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 965.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Kerr, E. W. Papers, 1913-1951 (bulk 1925-1949). ca. 8,600 items. Location: 77:24-34. Baton Rouge engineer. Kerr was an LSU professor of mechanical engineering (1905-1916); an efficiency engineer for the Cuba Cane Sugar Corporation of Havana, Cuba (1916-1931); and a consultant to Southwest Louisiana sugar factories (1935-1949). Papers include correspondence, technical data and notes, blueprints and related printed items documenting Kerr's career in the sugar industry; and family letters and personal correspondence. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1308.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Sugar    
  • Kidd, John W. Photographs and broadside, 1936-1940. 8 items. Location: B:1. LSU alumnus, conductor of the swing band Johnny Kidd and His Orchestra, and member of Owen Reed and the Playhouse Orchestra. Photographs of Kidd and other members of swing bands based at LSU; and a broadside of 'Johnny Kidd and His Orchestra' (undated). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4635.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Performing arts    
  • Kirby, Thomas Austin. Oral history interview, 1982. 1 sound cassette (1 hour), Transcript (27 pages). Location: L:4700.31. Served as Chair of the Department of English at LSU from 1940 to 1973. Kirby is best known for his work Troilus: A Study in Courtly Love. Interview concerns Kirby's education in the 1930s, his work at the LSU English Department, and his colleagues. Topics include Kirby's predecessor, rivalry between certain professors, Huey Long's effect on LSU, and the demise of the Southern Review. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.31.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Politics    
  • Kirby, Thomas Austin. Papers, 1932-1988. Professor at Louisiana State University from 1935-1973, serving as head of the English Department from 1940-1973. Research notes, correspondence, articles, exams, criticism, and phonograph records covering the period 1932 to 1988 document the professional life of Thomas Austin Kirby. The bulk of the collection is comprised of his research in Medieval and Victorian literature and its writers. Geoffrey Chaucer's work is paid particular attention, notably his CANTERBURY TALES. Unproc. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4558.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Klein, Earl Edwin, 1901-1984. Papers, 1913. 2 linear ft. Location: 1:4-5. Director of the School of Social Welfare, LSU. Professional papers include correspondence, writings, and printed materials on social welfare. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2262, 2338, 2518.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Kniffen, Fred Bowerman, 1900- Papers, 1879-1989. 22 linear feet. Location: 49:1-12; OS:K. Professor of geography and anthropology, retired from Louisiana State in 1970. Papers consist of family papers, correspondence, writings, teaching materials (ca. 1936-1969), printed and graphic materials, and papers related to the Association of American Geographers. Unproc. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3488.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Kniffen, Fred Bowerman, 1900-, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1977. 3 sound cassettes (4.5 hours), Transcript (138 pages). Location: L:4700.0032. Professor of geology at LSU. Interview includes discussion of Kniffen's education, family life, travels, work in cultural geography with Native American nations, work at LSU, and professional life in the fields of geography and geology. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0032.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Krumpelmann, John T., 1892-. Manuscript, ca. 1935-1968. 6 items. Location: UU:147. Professor emeritus of German and Russian, LSU. Typescript of English translation of Der Zerbrochene Krug by Heinrich von Kleist; an LSU student stage adaptation of the play; and book reviews published in The German Quarterly, including a review of Morgan's translation of Der Zerbrochene Krug. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2366.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing     Performing arts    
  • Kupfer, Donald H. (Donald Harry), 1918-. Papers, 1942-1996. 2 linear ft. Faculty in the Department of Geology at LSU. His area of research was salt domes, and he mapped four Louisiana salt domes. He ran a consulting firm, Grimco, and participated in studies regarding storage of radioactive waste in salt domes. The Kupfer Papers consist of course material, typescripts, photographs, maps, and depositions pertaining to Donald Kupfer's career as a Geology professor, researcher, and industrial mineral consultant for Grimco. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4646.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Leche, Richard Webster, 1898-1965. Papers. For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Long Family     Politics    
  • Lee, Robert Harwell. Papers, 1914. 2 items. Location: OS:L. THE REVEILLE (June 13, 1914) with picture, and individual names, of graduating class; and an LSU diploma, Bachelor of Laws (June 1, 1914). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3649.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Lejeune, John Archer, 1867-1942. Papers, 1815-1955 (bulk 1918-1919). 17 items, including 1 vol. Location: U:116, Misc:L. Commandant of the United States Marine Corps and Superintendent of Virginia Military Institute. Originally from Point Coupee Parish, Louisiana, Lejeune attended LSU before graduating from the Naval Academy. Papers document Lejeune's military career and include a citation for the Cross of the Commander of the Legion of Honor (in French) and biographical materials. An 1815 letter deals with the Battle of New Orleans. One item in French. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1690, 2553.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: New Orleans to 1861     New Orleans 1866-     French-language    
  • Lewis, Anna E. Papers, 1896-1926. 27 items. Location: UU:109. Correspondence, family photographs, and related items of Mrs.Anna Lewis, resident of Baton Rouge, La. Papers include letters describing activities of soldiers stationed at Panama Park, Fla. during the Spanish American War (1898) and the flu epidemic at Camp Meade, Maryland, during World War I (1918); a photograph of the K.O.P. Grand Lodge (Knights of Phythias) members and their families in front of the Standard Oil office building in Baton Rouge. Photograph also shows the LSU cadet band. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1080.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Medicine     20th Century Wars     Women    
  • Like morning glories ever blooming : an informal anthology of several essays by Lewis P. Simpson, 2001. 0.1 linear ft. Location: UU:198. Consists of a bound volume with photocopies of several of noted LSU English faculty member and Southern literature scholar Lewis P. Simpson's published essays and articles. Also contains published writings about Simpson, a speech given on his behalf at the 1991 Modern Languages Association Convention, and several pieces of correspondence between Simpson and anthology compiler Anthony G. Tassin. Tassin was a former student of Simpson's and completed the compilation in 2001 after years of correspondence and selecting items to include in the anthology. Mss. 5065.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Lockett, Henry Wilson. Certificate, 1868. 1 item. Location: Misc.:L.Brother of Colonel Samuel H. Lockett. LSU certificate of merit granted to H. W. Lockett when a cadet at the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1535.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Lockett, Samuel H. Topographical survey, 1872. 2 items. Location: U:210. Professor of engineering at LSU (1867-1873). Handwritten draft copy and handwritten corrected copy of the Fourth Annual Report of Topographical Survey of Louisiana by Samuel H. Lockett, December 31, 1872. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1941.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Lockett, Samuel H. Manuscript, 1873. 1 item [typewritten copy]. Location: U:210. Professor of engineering at LSU (1867-1873). Manuscript of 'Louisiana as it is' (1873) a study of the physical features of Louisiana by Lockett and an excerpt from a letter from Lockett to Colonel David F. Boyd regarding authorship of the first topographical map of Louisiana and Lockett's desire to have "Louisiana as It Is" published (1884). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 228.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Logsdon, Joseph. Letter, 1968 April 29. 1 letter. Location: MISC:L. Joseph Logsdon was a department chair and history professor at the University of New Orleans. With Sue Eakin, a professor of history at Louisiana State University in Alexandria, Logsdon researched materials and annotated the book "12 Years a Slave" by Solomon Northrup, which made it a scholarly text. Charles L. Dufour was a journalist and author from New Orleans, Louisiana. He wrote a weekly column called "Pie Dufour's A La Mode" for the New Orleans States-Item. This is a letter written by Joseph Logsdon to Charles Dufour regarding Louisiana State University's publication of "12 Years a Slave" written by Solomon Northup with annotations researched and added by Logsdon and Sue Eakin. Logsdon asks Dufour if he can write about the publication in his column for the newspaper. It is likely a copy of the book accompanied the letter. Mss. 5157.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Loos, John L. Galley proofs, 1959. 1 printed item. Location: W:8. Professor of history at LSU. Set of galley proofs for 'Oil on stream! A history of Interstate Oil Pipe Line Company, 1909-1959' (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1959). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2827.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Business    
  • Louisiana Music Teachers Association Records, 1954-2007, (bulk: 1980-2005). 4.0 linear ft. Location: 111:14; 111:26-28. Professional organization of Louisiana music teachers. Records include correspondence, published materials, subject files, membership documents, photographs, newsletters, guidebooks, minutes, reports, and other administrative records. The records highlight the LMTA's structure and activities and its relationship to local, state, and regional affiliates of the Music Teachers National Association. For further information see online catalog. Mss. 2626, 2813.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Education     Performing arts    
  • Louisiana scandals scrapbook, 1939 June 26-July 26. 1 vol. Location: OS:L. Compilation of clippings from the New Orleans Times-Picayune covering the exposure, flight, arrest, and trial of Dr. James Monroe Smith, president of LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2600.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: New Orleans 1866-    
  • Louisiana State University. Carnival tickets, 1931. 4 tickets. Location: MISC:L. Four admission tickets to the Second Annual University Carnival at Louisiana State University on Friday, February 13, 1931. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4988.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Louisiana State University. Cigarette card, circa 1910. 1 cigarette card. Location: MISC:L. Murad cigarette card featuring the university colors, pennant, and seal of Louisiana State University. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3477.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Louisiana State University. Collection, Reveille Memorial Edition Papers, 1918-1919. Location: D:82. Includes copy of 'Memorial Edition' of The Reveille containing a list of LSU alumni and students in the service and histories of those who died in World War I, as well as information compiled for the issue such as lists by parish of students who served, photographs, and letters from parents. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 893.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: 20th Century Wars    
  • Louisiana State University. Collection. Women's Faculty Club. Minutes, 1950-1961. 2 ms. vols. Location: O:13. Scrapbooks contain minutes of meetings, newspaper clippings about club activities, and other materials pertaining to the club. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2623.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Women    
  • Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). Faculty and Staff Retirees Club. Records, 1984-[ongoing]. .5 linear ft. Location: 91:70. Correspondence, minutes, memos, and other materials documenting the club's activities. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4593.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). School of Music. Programs, 1985-[ongoing]. 1 linear ft. Location: A:104. Programs of recitals and concernts produced by the LSU School of Music. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3305.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge    
  • Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). Athletic Dept. Basketball on the bayou, 1992-1993. 1 videocassette. Location: L:3. Fourteen episodes of BASKETBALL ON THE BAYOU, short segments detailing the history of the LSU Basketball program. The segments, narrated by Jim Hawthorne, were included as part of coach Dale Brown's weekly television show, INSIDE LSU BASKETBALL. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4519.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Louisiana State University. Alumni day program, 1910. 1 postcard. Location: MISC:L. Postcard of the program for Louisiana State University alumni day, held May 31, 1910, including a review of the Cadet Corps, the annual meeting of the Society of the Alumni, and the annual alumni dinner. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3408.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Louque, Charles. Papers, 1838-1909. 518 items, 3 vols. Location: UU:112. Native of St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, prominent New Orleans attorney, and Louisiana state senator. Papers document his legal activities and participation in the economic development of New Orleans. The collection includes postcard views of LSU and Baton Rouge. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1473.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     New Orleans to 1861     New Orleans 1866-     Politics     20th Century Wars    
  • LSU Faculty Forum records, 1967-1970. 0.5 linear ft. Location: E:45. The LSU Faculty Forum was organized in March 1967 to bring notable outside speakers to campus. The records consist of the correspondence of the forum officers, correspondence with potential and actual speakers, questionnaires on speaker preferences returned by faculty members, membership lists, bank statements, a ledger, and a checkbook. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2716, 2884.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • LSU's first 75 years culled exhibition photographs, circa 1883-1935. 3 copy prints. Location: 65:5. This collection consists of three copy prints that were not used in the "LSU's First 75 Years" exhibition in 1985: the LSU Co-ed Club, 1908-09; President William Preston Johnston, 1880-83; and President James Monroe Smith, 1930-39. Mss. 3993.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Women    
  • Lytle, Andrew D., 1834-1917. Photographs, ca. 1990-1995. 277 items. Location: UU:263. Baton Rouge photographer. Prints made from Lytle's photograph album; the original photographs are dated ca. 1862-1902. Includes views of public and domestic architecture in Baton Rouge and other Louisiana towns; steamboats; cadets at LSU; and other local people and settings. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3708.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Transportation    
  • Lytle, Andrew D., 1834-1917. Photographs, 1890-1901. 135 items. Location: UU:263. Baton Rouge photographer. Prints made from glass plate negatives include interior and exterior views of architecture in Baton Rouge, Donaldsonville, Burnside, Clinton, Jackson, and Norwood, Louisiana; steamboats; a Baton Rouge firemen's parade; and cadets at LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2600.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge    
  • Lytle, Andrew D., 1834-1917. Collection. 302 items. Location: 11:11. Baton Rouge photographer. Collection consists of photographs of gunboats; buildings in and around Baton Rouge and Clinton, Louisiana during and after the Civil War; Louisiana State University's old Baton Rouge campus; the old Louisiana State Penitentiary; inauguration of Governor Murphy Foster; floats and participants in the Baton Rouge firemen's parades; Centenary College; and Silliman Female Collegiate Institute. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 893, 1254.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Civil War     Education     Politics     Women    
  • Lytle, Andrew David, 1834-1917. LSU student group portraits, approximately 1900. 2 card-mounted albumen prints. Location: E:65. These prints are group portraits of Louisiana State University students near the Pentagon Barracks taken about 1900. Mss. 5147.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Macomber, James Dale. Papers, 1947-1967, 1974. 441 items, 1 ms. vol. Location: UU:163, UU:169. Assistant professor of Chemistry, LSU. High school, college, and graduate school records; activity records for Boy Scouts and Junior Rifle Association; military personnel file; and correspondence and published studies related to work at Frankford Arsenal, Philadelphia. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2244.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Madden, Roberta M. Papers, 1968-2010. 11 linear ft. Location: 91:7-12. Baton Rouge-based businesswoman and activist. Papers include correspondence, subject files, publications, and other records related to her professional career and tenure as a leading local, state, and national advocate for women's rights and other progressive social and political causes. Mss. 5022.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: African Americans     Business     Education     Long Family     Politics    
  • Magruder, Benjamin Scott Collection, Hilda Moss Papers, 1921-1972 (1926-1940). 2.5 linear ft. Location: 109:24, OS:M. Baton Rouge, La., social worker. Papers relate to the administration of public relief aid in Louisiana under the direction of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration during the 1930s. Printed material and scrapbooks also report on WPA work programs, World War II, and the LSU Board; and they reflect the Louisiana political environment, particularly during the Huey P. Long era. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4425.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Long Family     Politics     20th Century Wars    
  • Magruder, Samuel Bertron, Jr. Collection, 1968, 1971. 7 items. Location: Misc:M. LSU student. Photographs of the ruins of Windsor Plantation house, near Port Gibson, Mississippi, and related subjects. Included in the collection is a newspaper article from the New Orleans TIMES- PICAYUNE about Windsor. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2570.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: New Orleans 1866-     Plantations    
  • Major, Hoguet Alexandre, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1978. Transcript (47 pages), 1 sound cassette (1 hour). Location: L:4700.0040. Born in False River, Louisiana in 1887, Major graduated from LSU in 1908. He began teaching at LSU in 1918, at the old campus, and retired in 1957 as a Professor of French and Head of the Department of Foreign Languages. Interview discusses Major's life as LSU student at old campus, while Thomas Boyd was Dean. Mentions his arrest due to Reveille editorial; campus life during World War I; and student activities on new campus. Also mentions his life as LSU French teacher. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0040.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Makar, John. Papers, 1938-1968, undated. For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Long Family     Politics    
  • Mann, Lawrence. Papers, 1862-2013 (bulk 1890-1930, 1946, 1952). Mss. 5161. 1 linear ft. Location: U:309-310, OS:M, Vault. LSU alumnus and retired member of the LSU engineering faculty. Collection is comprised of correspondence related to the relationship of Lawrence Mann, Jr. and Suzanne Alcus before their marriage, and genealogical material and family photographs of their families. Correspondence and photographs of 1945 and 1946 relate to Mann’s military service during World War II. Mss. 5161.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: 20th Century Wars     Jews     Women    
  • Map showing the subdivision of Sharlo into tracts "A", "B", "C", "D", "E", and "F" for Sharlo, 1974 January 21. 1 item. Location: OS:C. A of the Sharlo area in East Baton Rouge Parish (La.) detailing the subdivision of the land into tracts. Each tract (labeled "A" through "F") is mapped out using individual coordinates with respective area provided in both square footage and acreage. Other information includes a small "Vicinity map," a curve data chart, and a total tract acreage chart. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4846.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge    
  • Marilla, Esmond Linworth, 1900-. Papers, 1957-1968. 27 items. Location: UU:130, UU:147. Professor of English at LSU. Collection consisting chiefly of manuscripts, draft copies, revisions, page proofs, and reprints of works written or edited by Marilla. Included are onines of works on John Milton, Henry Vaughan, and John Keats. Also included are reprints of reviews of works on Henry Vaughan published in The Journal of English and German Philology (1958-1960). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1985, 2151, 2327.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing     Women    
  • Marilla, Esmond Linworth. Papers, 1844-1970 (bulk 1929-1970. 296 items, 12 v. Location: 6:53-57. Professor of English at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La. Papers contain lecture notes, examinations, reading lists, and research material pertaining to the writings of Marilla and others. Material includes literary papers submitted to Marilla for review and editing, bibliographies, and reprints of works written or edited by Marilla. There is also a galley proof for Marilla's MILTON AND THE MODERN MAN. A large portion of the collection consists of literary journals and reprints of articles on English literature, particularly the works of John Milton and Henry Vaughan. Mss. 2745.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Marino, Samuel Joseph, 1916-. Papers, 1935-1994 (bulk 1935-1946). 0.5 linear ft. Location: B:14. LSU student in the 1930s and member of the Louisiana Kings and Owen Reed and the Playhouse Orchestra swing bands in the late 1930s. Correspondence, printed items, photographs, and other items documenting swing bands and the musical careers of Marino and other band members. Papers also include World War II correspondence of Marino and others; and LSU photographs and ephemera. Also included is onine sheet music for 'Phi Ep Dream Girl' by Walter Schwimmer and a phonographic record of Samuel Marino, vocals, with the Louisiana Kings (1941). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2217.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Performing arts    
  • Mascarella, Patrick, 1942-, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1992. 1 sound cassette (1.5 hours), Transcript (55 pages). Location: L:4700.0139. Priest at Christ the King Chapel, on the LSU Campus, Baton Rouge. Topics include the dismissal of the Claretians (a religious order) at Christ the King, student involvement at Christ the King, the role of the Catholic student center, and the establishment of a religious studies department at LSU. Father Mascarella also discusses his relations with the Claretians, Father Michael Cody, Father Richard Greene, and Bishop Joseph V. Sullivan. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0139.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Religion    
  • McClellan, Crawford R. Portrait collection, undated. For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • McCracken, Harlan Linneus, 1889-1961. Papers, 1913-1960. For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • McKeithen, John J. (John Julian), 1918-, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1982. 1 sound cassette (1 hour, 15 minutes); transcript (33 p.). Location: L:4700.0042. Louisiana governor (1964-1972). Interview deals with McKeithen's gubernatorial career and LSU issues. For further information, see on line catalog. Mss. 4700.0042.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Politics    
  • McKnight, Florien. Collection, circa 1900-1940. 3 items. Location: Misc. The collection consists of a photographic print of an unidentified Louisiana State University cadet (circa 1900), a menu for Gluck's Restaurant in New Orleans (circa 1920-1940), and a French-language centennial menu for Antoine's Restaurant in New Orleans (1940). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4267.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: New Orleans 1866-    
  • Meek, A. J. Photograph collection, 1989-1990. 3 items. Location: M:26. Baton Rouge photographer and Professor of Art at LSU. Collection includes photographs of a fire resulting from an explosion at the Exxon Chemical Plant in Baton Rouge; Mississippi River at flood stage at Baton Rouge; and Enterprise Plantation Sugar Mill in New Iberia, Louisiana. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4726.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Sugar    
  • Megginson, Leon C. Manuscript, 1967. 6 items. Location: UU:167, X:82-84. Professor of Management and Marketing, LSU. Publisher's and draft copies, galley proof, and page proof of 'Personnel: a Behaviorl Approach to Adminsitration,' (Homewood, Illinois, R. D. Irwin, 1967). Included are typewritten copies of 'Dynamic Human Administration.' For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2303.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Memoire : L'Etude des Sons du Patois Negre Louisianais, 1927-1928. 1 manuscript volume. Location Y:85. Judith Major was a public school teacher and later professor emeritus of French at Louisiana State University. This study, conducted by Major, examines the phonetics and pronunciation of the "patois negre louisianais," a French creole spoken by African Americans in Louisiana. Major utilizes an artificial palate and documents the sounds and movements of the mouth, using diagrams and photographs, while pronouncing certain words. Mss. 5081. For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: African Americans     Education    
  • Middleton, Jane Porter, 1920-, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1993. 1 sound cassette (1 hour), Transcript (51 pages). L:4700.0300. LSU graduate of the class of 1941. Middleton describes her family background, her early education and decision to attend LSU, her sorority rush experience, social life on campus, her favorite teachers and classes, and Helen Gordon, Dean of Women. Middleton also recalls her role in building Chi Omega's house at LSU, and the role of women in the establishment of other sorority houses. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0300.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Women    
  • Middleton, Troy H. (Troy Houston), 1889-1976. Letter, 1952 Apr. 16. 1 letter. Location: Misc. Major General Troy H. Middleton served as president of Louisiana State University (1950-1962). In a letter to Daniel Borth in Washington, Middleton describes the financial situation at Louisiana State University, including requested appropriations for buildings, troubles with professorial salaries, and the comings and goings of faculty and staff. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4397.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Middleton, Troy Houston, 1889-1976. Memoranda, 1953-1954. 3 items. Location: Misc.:M. Commander of the U.S. Army, 45th Division and the VIII Corps during World War II, later served as president of Louisiana State University (1950-1962). Two memoranda by Middleton to Dr. Adolph E. Sandberg, and a memorandum from Sandberg to General Middleton referring to the latter's participation in the invasion of Sicily in 1943 and his absence during the fighting at Anzio. For further information, see onine catalog. Mss. 3481.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Middleton, Troy Houston, 1889-1976. Letter, 1960 May 6. 1 item. Location: Misc. Commander of the U.S. Army, 45th Division and the VIII Corps during World War II, later served as president of Louisiana State University (1950-1962). Autograph letter by Middleton, on University letterhead, in answer to a request for an inscription. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3357.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Miller, Joan Chaffee. Notebook, 1932-1933. 1 vol. Location: W:1. Professor, LSU Department of English. Notebook containing 'Selected Contributions of Miss Miller's Class in Freshman English, 1932-1933,' dedicated to Dr. Miller at the end of her first year at LSU. For further information, see onine catalog. Mss. 2600-73.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Women    
  • Mims, Mary. Scrapbook, 1939-1949. 1 vol. Location: M:24. Extension sociologist with the LSU Cooperative Extension Service and head of the Louisiana Teachers Association. Scrapbook contains materials related to Mims' work with rural community life in Louisiana. Her work as a sociologist and teacher and her involvement with agricultural exhibitions are represented. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3882.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Women    
  • Mobley, James William. Thesis, 1931. 1 ms. vol. Location: U:107. James William Mobley's thesis, 'The Academy Movement in Louisiana' submitted to LSU in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Master of Arts in 1931. It was later published in THE LOUISIANA HISTORICAL QUARTERLY. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1848.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Moore, Alison. Papers, 1920-1984. 17 linear ft. Location: 12:1-13. Graduate of LSU and a librarian at LSU from 1929 to 1958. Moore was also a historian of the Civil War and the author of Old Bob Wheat, High Private; The Louisiana Tigers; And Sixty '60s. Papers include research materials, manuscripts, and related correspondence; grade books; and some business correspondence. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4108.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing     Women    
  • Moyse-Gottlieb-Sommer Family Papers, 1886-1986 (bulk 1910-1960). 3 linear ft., 2 v. Location: U:317, OS:M, M:19. Members of the Moyse, Gottlieb, and Sommer families were predominantly merchants, businessmen, and bankers in Louisiana, primarily Baton Rouge. Correspondence, financial documents, photographs, printed items, scrapbooks, and writings reflect the personal and professional lives of a Jewish family from the 1880s to the 1980s. Central topics include Hermann Moyse Sr.'s involvement in the First World War and his employment at City National Bank, the educational activities of Ray and Lydie Sommer, and the family's association with Temple B'nai Israel. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4671.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Business     Education     Religion     20th Century Wars     Women     French-language     Jews    
  • Murphy, Carolyn. Bound manuscript, 1967. 1 vol. (on microfilm). Location: Mss. Mf.:M. Graduate student in the Department of History, Louisiana State University. Term paper of 38 pages, 38 plates, and two maps, on Longwood Plantation in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2228.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     Plantations     Sugar    
  • Murrill, Paul, 1934-. Papers, 1966, 1971. 1 linear ft. Location: 6:66. Chancellor of Louisiana State University (1974-1981). Typescripts of "Automatic Control of Processes" by Paul W. Murrill (1967); "Formulation and Optimization of Mathematical Models" by Cecil L. Smith, Ralph W. Pike and Paul W. Murrill (1970); and "PL/I Programming" by Paul W. Murrill and Cecil L. Smith (1973). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2605.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • National Student League, New Orleans Chapter. Letter, 1935 March. 1 item. Location: Misc. Letter condemns Huey Long's political machine and urges the organization of a National Student League chapter on the LSU campus. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2140.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: New Orleans 1866-     Long Family     Politics    
  • Nichols, Irby C. Family Papers, 1862-1972. 15 linear ft. Location: 45:15-20, 44:26-27. LSU professor of mathematics. His wife, Pauline Wright Nichols, studied art and design at Newcomb School of Art and the Chicago Art Institute. After they married she continued her design work. Correspondence, printed items, financial papers, legal documents, memoirs, journals, pedagogical materials, and photographs document the professional, business, and personal lives of the Nichols family, primarily Irby C. and Pauline Nichols. Sketches and other graphic materials reflect the artistic career of Pauline Nichols. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3798.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Education     20th Century Wars     African Americans     Women    
  • Nicholson, James William, 1844-1917. Letter, 1892. 1 item (photocopy). Location: Misc.:N. President of LSU. Thank you letter to E.M. Roague, Opelousas, Louisiana, for check for beneficiary cadet E. L. Gil. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2422.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Olivier, Gaston. Song, 1975. 1 printed item. Location: E:Imprints. Copyrighted song, 'That Tiger Is Still a Coonass,' refers to the LSU football team. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3006.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Performing arts    
  • Olympic exhibit collection, 1968. 123 items, 2 printed vols. Location: X:62, OS:O. Cultural programs, pictorial reviews, news bulletins, and guides distributed by the Organization Committee of the Nineteenth Olympic Games in Mexico City. Also, pictures and news items of the ceremonies and exhibit honoring former LSU Olympic members. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2359.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Osborn, Marvin G., 1885-1958. Scrapbooks, 1906, 1913-1956. 19 ms. vols. Location: F:21. Native of Winnsboro, Louisiana, and director of the School of Journalism of LSU.Scrapbooks containing letters, broadsides, programs, and newspaper clippings documenting the School of Journalism, high school and college journalism in Louisiana, the LSU Press Service, the Louisiana Press Association, and Professor Osborn's association with Louisiana State University for fifty years.. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1730.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Women    
  • Overton, Winston, 1870-1934. Photographs, circa 1890. 2 items. Location: E:68. City attorney for Lake Charles (1899-1907); District Judge for the 15th Judicial District (1908-1920); and Associate Justice, Supreme Court of Louisiana after July, 1921. Two photographs of Winston Overton as a cadet at LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3084.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Page, Frank Crawford. Papers, 1923-1972. 360 items, 10 ms. vols. Location: W:135-136, OS:P. Organist and professor of music at LSU. Correspondence, notes, and printed items pertain to teaching activities, recitals, pipe organ specifications, and general music studies. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2837.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Performing arts    
  • Parker, John M. File, 1913-1924 (bulk 1921-1924). 140 items. Location: U:105, OS:P. Files primarily relate to the "Mansion Fund" McFarland's letter of endorsement; three surety bonds issued to Eskridge E. Keebleer; and material pertaining to the inauguration of Governor Parker, giving names of financial subscribers and their contributions, committee expenditures, and a letter from the Finance Committee concerning refunds to subscribers of unused subscription money. Also included is an agreement and correspondence with builder J. C. Deagan, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois, for electrically controlled chimes for the Louisiana State University Memorial Tower. Blue prints by Theo C. Link for the layout of the keyboard and chiming device are also present.For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 241, 1984.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Politics    
  • Payne, Lutrill Amos, 1910-1999. Scrapbook, 1951-1988 (bulk 1951). 1 v. Location: 119:. Lutrill Amos Payne Sr. filed suit to integrate the Louisiana State University Graduate School to study agriculture. He won a judgment in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana in 1951. This 15-page scrapbook kept by Lutrill Amos Payne Sr. contains clippings, telegrams, and other items documenting his legal efforts to enroll in the Louisiana State University Graduate School and his attendance there in the summer of 1951. A smaller number of items concern events in Payne's life between 1953 and 1988. Mss. 5086.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: African Americans    
  • Pelayo, Mrs. Sidney M. Newspaper clipping collection, 1903-1965, undated 47 items. Location: Nsp., 99:. Newspaper clippings pertaining to Baton Rouge, the 1927 Mississippi River flood, LSU, people and places of historical interest in Louisiana, the United Confederate Veterans, the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and World War II. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2600-73.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Civil War     Politics     20th Century Wars    
  • Pinckard, Joseph A. Papers, 1962-. Location: UU:176. Associate professor of Plant pathology ot LSU. Mss. 2236, 2341.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Pipkin, Charles W. Papers, 1930-1934, 1940. 30 items. Location: U:116. Political Science professor at Louisiana State University (1927-1942). Mimeographed and printed articles and speeches by Dean Pipkin , accompanied by related LSU News Bureau releases. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1706.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Pochmann, Henry A. Class registers, 1928-1930. 7 items, 3 ms. Vols. Location: Misc.:P. Professor of English Literature, LSU. Class registers and miscellaneous notes pertain to classes in English and Comparative Literature. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2838.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Polack, J. A.(Joseph A.) Papers , 1941-2004 (bulk 1961-2000). 0.5 linear ft. Location: 119:, OS:P. Joseph A. Polack is a former scientist at the Audubon Sugar Institute, Exxon, and the Louisiana State University Department of Chemical Engineering. He worked for Alma Sugar Factory, founded the Top Management Company, and acted as Director Pro-tem of Baton Rouge Technology Council. Papers consist of periodicals, speeches, articles, correspondence and other documents relating to Polack's service with Exxon, LSU, Audubon Sugar Institute, and the Baton Rouge Technology Council. Mss. 5063.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Sugar    
  • Polk, William, collector. Pictures, 1879-1880. 11 items. Location: B:11. LSU cadet. Photographs of Polk and other LSU cadets taken by Baton Rouge photographer Andrew D. Lytle; and a picture of the Deaf and Dumb and Blind Institute in Baton Rouge when it was housed on the campus of Louisiana State University. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2364.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education    
  • Prescott, Arthur T. (Taylor), 1863-1942. Receipts, 1880-1885. 5 items. Location: Misc.:P. Receipts issued to Cadet Prescott by LSU for payment of board, lodging, and fees. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 893.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Randolph, J. H. Classbook, 1883-1886. 1 vol. Location: H:12. Professor of mechanical engineering at LSU. Class roll book of Colonel J. H. Randolph. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 265.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Randolph, J. L., Class roll book, 1883-1886. 1 v. Location: H:12. Professor of mechanical engineering. Roll book of classes taught by Colonel J. L. Randolph at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 265.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Read, William A. 'Festschrift' papers, 1937-1941. 123 items. Location: UU:128. LSU professor in the Department of English. Correspondence and manuscripts of articles from contributors to "Studies for William A. Read: A Miscellany Presented by Some of His Colleagues and Friends" (LSU Press, 1940), a volume honoring Professor Read upon his retirement in 1939. Correspondence is addressed to Nathaniel M. Caffee and Thomas A. Kirby, the editors of the volume. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1963.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Rees, Paul Klein, 1902-. Manuscripts, 1963-1971. 15 items Location: 80:19-21, UU:163-164, UU:180-181. Professor of Mathematics, LSU. Manuscripts, galley proofs, and page proofs for Intermediate Algebra (3rd ed., 1964), College Algebra (5th ed., 1967), Algebra and Trigonometry (2nd ed., 1969), Calculus with Analytic Geometry (1969), and Intermediate Algebra (4th ed., 1971) by Paul K. Rees and Fred W. Sparks. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2235, 2400, 2598.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Reinberg, Louie C., interviewee. Oral history interview, 1992. 1 sound cassettes (30 min.), transcript (18 p.). Location: L:4700.0634. Director of the LSU Foundation, Brigadier General U. S. Marine Corps, and LSU graduate. Reinberg recounts his experiences as a cadet at LSU during the early 1930s; his military career; WWII service; career at LSU; and gives a brief discussion on the Marines and Korea. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0634.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     20th Century Wars    
  • Reyer, Karl D. Papers, 1924-1995. 2 linear ft. Location: Range 43. Professor of Management and Marketing in the College of Business Administration at LSU from 1937-1965. Printed items, correspondence, course materials, subject files, photographs, resumes, and other materials document Reyer's career as a professor and lecturer in the field of management and marketing. Papers contain drafts of Reyer's writings including 'Unusual small businesses: adaptive behavior by small businessmen.' For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2522.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Reynard, Charles A. and Marian Reynard Baun Papers, 1927-1997. 0.6 linear feet. Location: 107:18, OS:C. Charles Reynard was a law professor at LSU and an advocate of desegregation in Louisiana schools. Marian Reynard Baun was a psychology professor and community activist in Baton Rouge. The papers include correspondence, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, photocopies of scrapbooks and other printed materials. Her collection contains personal papers, records from her involvement with the Committee on Campus Life and Committee on Women, and papers from her work as a member of the Friends of Public Education Board. For further information, online catalog. Mss. 4772.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     Religion     African Americans     Women    
  • Reynolds, Joseph M. (Joseph Melvin), 1924-1997. Papers, 1924-1990 (bulk 1962-1985). 5.3 linear ft. Location: 14:8-10. Physics professor at LSU until 1965, when he was promoted to the office of Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research, and then to positions of greater responsibility, culminating in his term as Vice President for Academic Affairs. Collection documenting Dr. Reynolds' scholarly and administrative activities at LSU, and his extensive involvement in groups that directly influenced national and cooperative efforts in space science. Materials include correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, presentation handouts, published and unpublished research papers, reports, publicity materials, photographs, films, and personal papers. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4529.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Richard, Joseph G. Papers, 1915-1970, undated. For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Richardson, Miles, 1932-. Papers, 1961-1975. 8 vols., 3 items. Location: 77:85. LSU professor of geography and anthropology. Fieldwork notes, observations, and daily account of an anthropologist doing fieldwork in Latin America. Included are manuscript copies of two of Richardson's books, two sets of proofs for those books, and a reprint of an article by Richardson. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2253.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Richardson, Roger, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1983. Transcript (22, 25 pages), 2 sound cassettes (1 hour). Location: L:4700.0052. Roger and his wife, Carrie Johnston, were LSU students. Carrie's father, Hamilton Johnston, and Roger Richardson were professors in the College of Engineering. Interview deals with Roger and Carrie Richardson's experiences as students at the old and new campuses of LSU in the 1920s. It mentions attending football games with Huey Long, Hamilton Johnston's involvement with the construction of John M. Parker Auditorium, and Roger Richardson's LSU career. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0052.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     Long Family    
  • Robert, E. B. (Edward Bane), 1898-. Papers, 1921-1972. 191 items, 2 vols. Location: 6:51-52. Faculty member at LSU for 29 years, Dean of the College of Education for 24 years. Papers chiefly relate to Robert's autobiography THE LIFE AND WORK OF E. B. (TED) ROBERT and include research materials, a typescript, and galley and page proofs. A volume entitled FOOTNOTES NOT IN THE BOOK and a copy of the autobiography are included. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2708.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Robinson, Michael D., Collection, 1907-1944. 13 items. Location: Misc:R One letter and twelve picture postcards comprise this collection. Letter from Willaim Weeks Hall praises the job the military is doing during the war (presumably World War II) and the country's gratitude toward the soldiers. Postcards are of Baton Rouge, LSU, and New Orleans buildings and include, among others, images of the State Capitol and grounds, Huey Long pool at LSU, North Boulevard, the French House, general campus scenes (old and new campus), Charity Hospital, and the interior of the Roosevelt Hotel. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4845.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     New Orleans 1866-     20th Century Wars    
  • Ross, William D. Papers, 1939, 1953. 5 items. Location: UU:165. Dean of the LSU College of Business Administration. Histories of the Louisiana Highway Commission, and letters of transmittal to Dr. Ross. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2348.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Transportation    
  • Roy, V. L. (Victor Leander), 1871-1968. Volumes, 1894-1913 (bulk 1894-1904). 7 vols. Location: H:12. Native of Mansura, Louisiana, an early graduate of LSU, and a Louisiana educator for nearly forty-six years. Roy was Louisiana's first agriculture agent. He formed the Corn Club, a youth agriculture group which developed into the 4-H club. Collection consists of Roy's personal diary and notebooks. Entries in the diary are concerned primarily with his activities in New Orleans, and his attendance at Tulane Graduate School, Marksville Academy, and Southwestern Louisiana Institute. The diary also refers to family matters. Five notebooks contain notes for courses in physics and related subjects at Tulane University. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2225.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: New Orleans 1866-     Education    
  • Russell, Richard Joel, 1895-1971. Papers, 1905-1971. 16 linear ft. Location: 7:78-94, OS:R. Professor of Physical Geography, LSU; director of the Coastal Studies Institute; and international authority on geology. Professional papers include correspondence, manuscripts of writings, lectures, field notes, materials pertaining to professional organizations, photographs and maps, and other materials pertaining to Russell's career. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2648.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Saliers, Earl A. Collection, 1911. 27 vols. Location: T:3-5. Native of Ohio, LSU accounting professor. Handwritten and typewritten transcripts of materials pertaining to western frontier military campaigns during the War of 1812, copied and arranged in volumes by Saliers. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1515.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Samuelson, Hyman, 1919- . Papers, 1936-2007. 3 linear ft. Location: X:16-18. Correspondence, diaries, personal narratives, military records, photographs, and illustrations reflect the life of a young Jewish man while attending Louisiana State University and his military experiences while serving in New Guinea in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 96th Battalion. They relate his academic and social activities in college and difficulties encountered as part of an engineering regiment of African American troops. Samuelson discusses military bureaucracy, troop morale, discipline, engineering projects, and tropical diseases. Throughout the diaries, he tells of his personal growth and his interpersonal relationships, especially with Dora Reiner. He also refers to damaged caused by a severe storm in the Pacific, probably Typhoon Helen. Mss. 4934.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     New Orleans 1866-     Medicine     Religion     20th Century Wars     African Americans     Jews    
  • Scheler, Armin, Papers. 1925-2007, undated (bulk 1949-1985). 3.75 linear ft. Location: 121:1-3, OS:S. Sculptor and professor at Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). Papers include correspondence, drawings, photographs, printed items, slides, and writings related to Scheler's activities as a sculptor and professor while living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. For further information see online catalog. Mss. 4989.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education    
  • Scroggs, William O., 1879-1957. Papers, 1941, 1950. 5 items. Location: Misc.:S. Economist, journalist, educator, and retired dean of the LSU Graduate School. Personal correspondence and correspondence related to publications. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 965.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Shaver, Claude L. Papers, 1924-1973, undated. 6 linear ft. Location: 77:103-108. Professor, LSU Department of Speech. Professional papers include correspondence; papers on the Southwest Theater Conference, Louisiana and Baton Rouge theater groups, teaching of speech and drama at LSU and other aspects of his professional career. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2769.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     Performing arts    
  • Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891. Presentation volume, 1857. 1 printed vol. Location: M:18. Soldier, president of Louisiana State Seminary of Learning, and Union general in the Civil War. Presentation copy by General Sherman to the LSU Library of C. C. Andrews, DIGEST OF THE OPINIONS OF THE ATTORNEYS GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES, (Washington, William M. Morrison and Company, 1857). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 965.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Politics    
  • Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891. Letters, 1863-1889 (bulk 1882-1889). 6 items. Location: Misc.:S, vault, vault MRDF 13. Soldier, president of Louisiana State Seminary of Learning, and Union general in the Civil War. John Eaton Tourtellotte was his military aide-de-camp. Sherman's letters to Colonel Bingham, Charles Jones, and Mrs. Carpenter relate to his command of the Department of the Tennessee, his public appearances and social activities following his retirement from the army, and his plans to publish his memoirs. Included are three letters to Tourtellotte discussing Sherman's final tour of duty in the Northwest, a proposed overland to Vancouver, and the final illness and internment of Ulysses S. Grant. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2378.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Civil War     Education    
  • Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891. Letters, 1860. 2 items. Location: Misc.:S, vault, vault MRDF 11. Soldier, president of Louisiana State Seminary of Learning, and Union general in the Civil War. Letters to G. Mason Graham, chairman of the Board of Supervisors of the Seminary, pertain to arrangements for public examination of students and to a trip to his home in Ohio. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3044.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891. Letters, 1860 November 14, December 1. 2 items. Location: Location: Misc.:S, vault, vault MRDF 4. Soldier, president of Louisiana State Seminary of Learning, and Union general in the Civil War. Letters to his adoptive father, Thomas Ewing. The first letter states that Sherman's position in Louisiana is stable and that he will remain. A second letter reflects the political environment in Louisiana just prior to the Civil War. He comments that secession is imminent, and he states that he will not act inconsistent with his allegiance to the United States government" (Dec. 1, 1860). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3253.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Civil War     Education     Politics    
  • Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891. Letter, 1889 September 5. 1 item. Location: Misc.:S, vault, vault MRDF 11. Soldier, president of Louisiana State Seminary of Learning, and Union general in the Civil War. Letter written to General Woodbury deals with General William T. Sherman's memoirs. Sherman expresses disappointment at the meager profits from the book and his refusal to accept lucrative offers to publish excerpts in newspapers. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3303.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Civil War     Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891. Letter, 1876 February 11. 1 item. Location: Misc.:S, vault, vault MRDF 11. Soldier, president of Louisiana State Seminary of Learning, and Union general in the Civil War. A letter to General James Watson Web pertains to criticism of General Sherman's memoirs and General Grant's response to his memoirs. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2846.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Civil War     Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Simpson, Lewis P. Papers, 1923-2004 24 linear ft. Location: 95:83-106. Professor of English at LSU, 1948-1980. Collection documents the professional life of Simpson and includes correspondence, essays, drafts, conference materials, articles, memos, photographs, reviews, speeches and lectures, reports, meeting minutes, bibliographies, awards, clippings, poems, film projects, television scripts, contracts, and curriculum vitas. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4412.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Sims, Robert Nicholls, 1872-1944. Address, 1903. 1 item (typed transcription). Location: Misc.S. Louisiana educator and public official, and New Orleans banker. Address given at the ground-breaking services for Alumni Hall on the old campus of LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2347.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     New Orleans 1866-     Education     Politics    
  • Sims, Robert Nicholls, 1872-1944. Diary, 1885-1886. 1 vol. Location: M:20. Father of Nita Sims Breazeale, and father-in-law to H. Payne Breazeale, prominent Baton Rouge, Louisiana, residents. Diary kept while Robert Sims attended LSU describe academic life when Sims was a student at LSU. Entries concern his studies, student life, and social life. Diary entries For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2442.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education    
  • Sinclair, James B. Manuscripts, 1965-1966. 71 items. Location: W:142. Professor of Plant Pathology at LSU. Typewritten copy with handwritten revisions of 'Rhizoctonia Solani: Special Methods of Study,' by Dr. Sinclair for a section of the book RHIZOCTONIA SOLANI. Included is correspondence with participants of the Rhizoctonia symposium held in 1965. Correspondence and research materials pertaining to citrus diseases in Louisiana. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2319, 2320.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Skimmers Club Records, 1921-2005. 2 linear feet. Social group and unofficial book club formed by wives of LSU faculty in 1927. Includes scrapbooks (1946-2000) containing clippings, photos, banquet invitations and napkins, guest lists, bylaws, bulletins, correspondence, Thank You cards, memorials, and obituaries. Collection also includes historical data, rules, bylaws, officer and member lists, treasurer's reports and meeting minutes and agendas, and booklists. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4625.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Literature, Reading, and Writing     Women    
  • Slabotsky, Harry. Diploma, 1906 June 27. 1 item. Location: OS:S. Diploma for LSU Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering issued to Harry Slabotsky. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3319.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Smith, Fred M., 1928-. Manuscript, 1966. 3 items. Location: UU:173. Associate professor of Education, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La. Manuscript, notes, and galley proof of EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT FOR THE CLASSROOM TEACHER, by Fred M. Smith and Sam Adams. (New York: Harper and Row, [1966]). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2257.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Smith, James Monroe, 1888-1949. Papers, 1924-1939. 0.5 linear ft. Location: R:15. President of LSU (1930-1939). Two accounts of Monroe's family history and career at LSU. One account describes meetings with Huey Long regarding LSU and the other discusses the controversy over the misappropriation of LSU grant money and the ensuing investigation by Richard Leche. Included are photographs, correspondence, invitations and announcements, scrapbook materials, newspaper clippings, and diplomas. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4490.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Politics    
  • Smith, James Monroe, 1888-1949. LSU songs, 1937. 1 printed item. Location: Misc.:S. President of LSU (1930-1939). Autographed presentation copy of LSU songs from Castro Carazo. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2006.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Performing arts    
  • Smith, James Monroe, 1888-1949. Papers, 1931. 12 items. Location: Misc.:S. President of LSU (1930-1939). Miscellaneous items pertaining to the inauguration ceremony. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1742.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Smith, James Monroe, 1888-1949. Photograph collection, 1935. 35 items. Location: OS:S. President of Louisiana State University (1930-1939). Photographs show LSU campus buildings and grounds. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3077.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Smith, James Monroe. Passport, 1937 May 8. I item. Location: Misc.:S. This United States passport of James Monroe Smith Sr., president of Louisiana State University between 1930 and 1939, was issued on May 8, 1937, and bears visas for Germany, Great Britain, France, and Italy. Mss. 3991.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Smith, Winifred Thomas. Papers, 1901-1958. .5 linear ft. Location: D:80, LSU alumna and Baton Rouge resident. Daughter-in-law of James Monroe Smith, Sr., past president of LSU. Photographs, correspondence, printed items, illustrations, and other materials related to the football career and later life of Arthur J. 'Tommy' Thomas, Winifred's father. Items related to Winifred's academic and social life at LSU are included. Some items in the collection belonged to James Monroe Smith, Sr. Vault. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3517.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Women    
  • Smith, Winifred Thomas, Photograph collection, 1908 -1925. Location: E:69, box 15. Daughter-in-law to James Monroe Smith Sr. was president of Louisiana State University (1930-1939). This collection consists of two photographs of the children of James Monroe Smith Sr., three photographs of the Garig House on Lafayette Street in Baton Rouge, a photograph of a gathering honoring the 1908 Louisiana State University football team, a photograph of Charles E. Coates and James W. Nicholson, and a photograph of the War Memorial Tower on the LSU campus. Mss. 3991.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Snee, J. E. (Joseph Emmett), 1895-1966, Photograph collection. 1914-1944. 41 items (35 are photographic copies, 6 are photocopies). Resident of Baton Rouge, employee of the Standard Oil Company, and director of the Stancola Refinery Band. Photographs made or collected by Snee of LSU students, Governor Ruffin G. Pleasant's inauguration, World War I military service, Baton Rouge landmarks, and Standard Oil Company. Collection also includes two band programs and other ephemera. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4069.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Business     Performing arts     Politics     20th Century Wars    
  • Society of American Foresters, Gulf States Section records, circa 1937-1980. 3 linear ft. Location: 47:19-20. Society of American Foresters (SAF) represents the forestry profession in the United States. Records of Gulf States Section of the SAF document its business, educational and professional activities. They consist of correspondence, by-laws, minutes, resolutions, reports, and professional papers presented at meetings. Also contained are files on membership; chapters, groups, and sub-groups in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Chapter files include LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3953.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Sommer, Jacob. Sommer-Hyman Papers, 1829-1857 (bulk 1831-1843). 27 items. Location: B:139. Coachmaker of Baltimore, Maryland. William B. Hyman was an attorney of Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana. Letters to Sommer from family members including his father, Leonard Sommer, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, concerning family matters. Also letters to William B. Hyman from family in Williamston, North Carolina, and New York City, discussing family news. In an 1857 letter R. C. Martin of Albemarle Plantation comments on the Democratic Party's accepting renegades from the American Party. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1202.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Politics    
  • Sommer, Ray. Concert programs, 1929-1960. 268 items. Location: W:2. LSU assistant registrar (1926-1971). Programs collected by Sommer of various types of musical performances, given chiefly in Baton Rouge, including operatic, orchestral, and individual and choral performances. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2600-73.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Performing arts    
  • Sommer, Ray, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1982. Transcript (23 pages), 1 sound cassette (45 min.). Location: L:4700.0058. Baton Rouge native and employee of the Office of Records and Registration at LSU in the 1920s. Interview deals with Sommer's experience working at LSU. She mentions the move to the new campus in 1926 and student life. She also mentions Mrs. A.M. Herget, Dean of Women, and the advances of women's status on the LSU campus in the 1920s. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0058.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Women    
  • Sommer, Ray. Papers, circa 1924-1988. 3 linear ft. Location: 10:47-48. Materials related to the Sigma Delta Tau, Zeta Chapter, the Kappa Delta, and the Delta Kappa Gamma Sororities at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4642.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: None
  • Sorley, Lewis Stone, 1867-1966. Photograph, circa 1910. 1 item. Location: E:Picture Coll. Professor of Military Science and Commandant of Cadets at LSU (1907-1911). Photograph is a portrait in uniform. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3456.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Stabler, John R. Papers, 1962. Location: UU:168. Professor of the Department of Psychology of Louisiana State University. Reprints from professional journals of articles by Professor Stabler. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2218, 2429.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Stanford, Donald, 1913-. Papers, 1865-1998 (bulk: 1941-1998). 28 linear feet. Location: 14:10; 14:12-25, OS:S. Correspondence, writings, lecture notes, printed items and graphic materials, legal and financial documents, travel notebooks, and conference materials that document the life of Donald E. Stanford (1913-1998) and his career as English professor and co-editor of The Southern Review (1963-1983) at Louisiana State University. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4717.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Stearns, John Barker, 1894. Letter, 1946 August 5. 1 item. Location: Misc.:S. Professor of classical philology. Letter to Miss Ione E. Burden, Director of Social Activities, LSU, discussing a survey of rules for student conduct at Dartmouth College. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2600.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Steele, Oliver Brice. Andrew Lytle photograph collection, 1895, 1902. 36 items. Location: D:96. Confederate veteran, Baton Rouge banker, and Louisiana state auditor who collected these photographs by Andrew David Lytle, a Baton Rouge photographer. Collection contains various photographic media. Included are cabinet cards and prints of etchings of Louisiana governors (ca. 1816-1904), cabinet cards of LSU officials and cadets, and 8x10 enlargements of photographs of steamboats. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4028.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Civil War     Transportation     Politics    
  • Stephens, Edwin Lewis, 1872-1938. Papers, 1883-1939 (bulk 1902-1939). 6,057. Location: A:38-53, H:17. Graduate of LSU and New York University, Professor of Science at Louisiana Normal School at Natchitoches, and President of Southwestern Louisiana Institute of Lafayette (1900-1938). Papers relate primarily to the affairs of the Institute from its founding until Stephen's retirement. Early student letters and World War I memorabilia are also included. Stephens corresponded with Louisiana leaders in politics and other fields, including Alcee Fortier, governors Murphy J. Foster, Ruffin G. Pleasant, and John M. Parker. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 403, 893.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Politics     20th Century Wars    
  • Stephens, Edwin Lewis, 1872-1938. Correspondence, 1889-1940. 304 items. Location: A:37. Graduate of LSU and New York University, Professor of Science at Louisiana Normal School at Natchitoches, and president of Southwestern Louisiana Institute of Lafayette (1900-1938). Papers pertain to secondary and higher education in Louisiana, and consist of letters and related items from Thomas D. Boyd, president of LSU; Colonel E. S. Benton, onetime Commandant at LSU; and James H. Dillard, professor Latin at Tulane University. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 965.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Stephens, Edwin Lewis, 1872-1938. Memorabilia, 1894-1937 (bulk 1899-1937). 303 items. Location: H:17. Graduate of LSU and New York University, Professor of Science at Louisiana Normal School at Natchitoches, and president of Southwestern Louisiana Institute of Lafayette (1900-1938). Papers contain addresses, articles published in the LOUISIANA SCHOOL REVIEW and SOUTHERN SCHOOL WORK, historical sketches of Louisiana towns, and World War I talks and related items. Also included are items related to the Live Oak Society, Kappa Sigma Fraternity, and the Rotary Club. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 965.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     20th Century Wars    
  • Stephens, Edwin Lewis, 1872-1938. Papers, 1890-1892. 4 items. Location: Misc.:S. Graduate of LSU and New York University, Professor of Science at Louisiana Normal School at Natchitoches, and President of Southwestern Louisiana Institute of Lafayette (1900-1938). LSU grade reports and military certificate of Dr. Stephens. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2315.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Stephenson, Wendell Holmes, 1899-. Papers, 1862, 1917-1947. For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Politics    
  • Stoke, Harold W., 1903-1982. Address, 1978. 1 item. Location: Misc.:S. Former President of LSU (1947-1951). Address to the Monday Club. Stoke recalls his personal role and impressions during the beginning of desegregation at LSU in 1950; and encounters with the LSU Board of Supervisors and with African American lawyers and students, among them Thurgood Marshall. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3633.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: African Americans    
  • Stopher, Henry Wallace, 1883-1947. Papers, 1882-1944 (bulk 1914-1940). 313 items, 10 vols. Location: UU:134, Vault. Head of the Department of Music and later Director of the School of Music, LSU (1915-1940). Collection includes Stopher's correpsondence and related papers, and his records during the period he was associated with the Music School. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2224.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Performing arts    
  • Stopher, Henry Wallace, 1883-1947. Loose-leaf notebook, circa 1935. 1 vol. Location: M:19. Head of the Department of Music and later Director of the School of Music, LSU (1915-1940). Notes compiled on Louisiana composers with a partial list of their works, publishers, and copyright dates, arranged alphabetically by the name of the composer. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 965.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Performing arts    
  • Stubbs, William Carter, 1846-1924. Papers, 1896-1924 (bulk 1896-1904). 22 items. Location: C:67. Director of the Louisiana Sugar Experiment Station and founder and head of the Audubon Sugar School. Professional correspondence discusses the management, organization, and finances of Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Stations and the agricultural curriculum at LSU in 1898. The 1904 letters address the development of a state agricultural museum. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 893, 965.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Sugar    
  • Stubbs, William Carter, 1846-1924. Letter, 1896 November 11. 1 item. Location: Misc.:S. Director of the Louisiana Sugar Experiment Station and founder and head of the Audubon Sugar School. Letter to LSU President Thomas D. Boyd outlines in detail the purpose and courses of the Audubon Sugar School and suggests that the School be established as part of the agricultural course at the University. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2283.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Sugar    
  • Stumberg, George Wilfred. Diploma, 1909 May 26. 1 item. Location: OS:S. Diploma issued by LSU to Stumberg upon his completion of the requirements in the 'Literary Course' for a Bachelor of Arts degree. Diploma is signed by LSU President Thomas Boyd, by the College of Arts and Sciences Dean Nicholson, and Governor Sanders. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3026.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Stumberg, Jo, 1902-, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1978. Transcript (109 pages); 2 sound cassettes (1 hour, 50 minutes). Location: L:4700.0061. Baton Rouge educator. Interview discusses campus life, Strumberg's first Master's thesis on women's occupations in Baton Rouge, and her career as elementary school teacher and LSU teacher. She mentions being fired by Huey Long, the expansion of LSU, and the status of women in 1920-1930s. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0061.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     Long Family     Women    
  • T. Harry Williams photographs, circa 1970s. 2 items. Location: E:69. Glossy black and white photographs of LSU History Professor T. Harry Williams. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3474.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Tabb, Donald, interviewee. Oral history interview. 1992. 2 sound cassettes (3 hours), Transcript (75 pages). Location: L:4700.0125. Pastor of the Chapel on the Campus at LSU. Interview discusses the founding and activities of the Chapel on the Campus; Tabb's ministry at the Chapel; and Tabb's association with Billy Graham and Graham's influence on Tabb and the Chapel on the Campus. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0125.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Religion    
  • Tanner, J. Thomas (James Thomas), 1885-1980. Papers, 1869-1980. 9 linear ft. (1,275 items and 56 m.s. volumes). Location: R:19-22, 77:86-87, OS:T. Attorney, banker, state legislator representing Caddo Parish (1920-1924), and Shreveport public servant (1930-1966). Collection consists primarily of diaries kept by Tanner (1929-1980), which include news clippings, political cartoons, and some photographs. Diary entries pertain to Tanner's career, social life, and politics. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3527.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Long Family     20th Century Wars    
  • Taylor, Cecil G., 1909- interviewee, Oral history interview. 12 sound cassettes (14 hours), Transcript (590 p.). LSU French professor, assistant to the president, dean of arts and sciences, and chancellor. In a series of 8 interviews, Taylor describes his career as a French professor and administrator at LSU. He describes his family background, his education at the University of North Carolina, and his French language studies and Cajun French. He also describes Baton Rouge beginning in the 1930s, Huey Long and Louisiana politics, and the desegregation of education in Louisiana. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0071.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education     Politics     African Americans     Cajuns    
  • Tennant, William W. Picture collection, circa 1905-1909. 14 items. Location: U:238. Photographs of LSU cadets; post card of LSU football team; and colored post cards of LSU Bird's eye view, Garig Hall, Louisiana State Capitol (old), and Governor's Mansion. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2063.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Thornton, William J., 1919-1996. Papers, 1939-1998. 10 linear ft. Location: 116:26-32. Composer residing in Texas and LSU Alumni, the William J. Thornton Papers consists primarily of manuscripts, reel-to-reel and cassette tapes, acetate discs, and video tape recordings. The collection also includes a script and photographs of his service during WWII. Mss. 5012.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Education     Performing arts    
  • Town and Gown Players. Programs, 1935-1937. 5 items. Location: Misc:T. Community theater group in Baton Rouge. Programs from productions at the LSU University Theatre. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4616.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge    
  • Trant, James Buchanan, 1890-1970. Papers, 1927-1969. 1.5 linear ft. Location: X:55-56. Dean emeritus of the College of Commerce at LSU. Papers include correspondence, numerous articles on aspects of banking, and speeches. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2529.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Business    
  • Tulane, Paul. Letter, 1885. 1 item. Location: Misc.:T. Resident of Princeton, New Jersey. Letter from Tulane to LSU President David F. Boyd in reply to a request for funds to purchase a scientific collection exhibited at the World's Exposition at New Orleans. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 965.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: New Orleans 1866-    
  • Uhler, John Earle, 1891-1962. Papers, 1876-1962 (bulk 1923-1957). 32.5 linear ft., 25 microfilm reels, 1 filmstrip. Location: 79:22-44, 31:49-51, OS:U, Vault. English professor at LSU and research on English Renaissance literature. Uhler's publication of CANE JUICE (1931) dealt with LSU campus life and resulted in his being fired by Huey Long. He was reinstated six months later. Papers include personal and professional correspondence; and manuscripts of published and unpublished works by Uhler, including research on Thomas Morley and research and a manuscript of an unpublished biography of opera bartone Pasquale Amato. Also included are materials documenting LSU academic affairs and Uhler's political activities. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1902For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Long Family     Performing arts     Politics    
  • Vallas (Antal and Family) Papers, 1831-1995 (bulk:1841-1968). 2.25 linear feet. Location: 109:33-34; J: 26-27; OS:V; Vault:1. A native Hungarian who served as a professor at the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy and an Episcopalian minister in New Orleans. Contains correspondence, printed items, personal papers and photographs related to the professional and family life of Vllas and his descendents. Consists of materials in English, Hungarian, German, French, Spanish and Latin. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4439.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: New Orleans to 1861     New Orleans 1866-     Civil War     Education     Medicine     Religion     20th Century Wars     French-language     Spanish-language     German-language    
  • Vallas, Anthony. History, 1864, 1935. 2 items. Location: Misc.:V. Bound handwritten manuscript of Anthony Vallas's History of the Louisiana State Seminary, 1864, and a printed copy of the work published in 1935 on the occasion of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the founding of Louisiana State University. Covering the period beginning from the establishment of the institution by the Louisiana State Legislature in 1855 through the Civil War, the brief history describes the tenure of William Tecumseh as college president, the seizure of the school by Federal troops, and the use of the school as a field hospital during the war. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 965.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Civil War     Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing     Medicine    
  • Veterinary Medicine in Louisiana, 1889 to 1979. undated. 2 computer disks. Location: AA: Computer disks contain draft of VETERINARY MEDICINE IN LOUISIANA, 1889 to 1979, a work sponsored by the Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association. Published in 1993, this edition was prepared by Dr. Will S. Hornsby, with Ms. Charlotte J. Cavell as editor. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4682.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Medicine    
  • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922. Letter, 1920 Nov. 28. 1 item. Location: Misc.V. Journalist, diplomat, and historian of New Orleans, Louisiana. Brief letter from Henry Vignaud to Walter Prichard of the Department of History of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La. Writing from Bagneux, France, Vignaud thanks Prichard for his letter, noting that it is particularly agreeable to have received such a communication from a learned professor from his own state. Mss. 241.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Violette, Eugene M. Collection, 1785-1945. 4.3 linear feet. Z:5-6; OS:V; 99:V. Correspondence, printed material, writings, and LSU memorabilia comprise the Eugene M. Violette papers. Correspondence is of a professional nature reflecting Violette's association with the University, professional organizations, publishers, and colleagues. Printed items include newspapers and clippings related to Louisiana, football, World Wars I and II, and Huey Long's assassination. Imprints and publications pertain to a variety of topics including, early LSU history. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 615, 893.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Civil War     Long Family     20th Century Wars    
  • Voorhies, Louis Joseph. Blueprints, 1906-1953. ca 119 items. Location: MCAGE case 1, Drawers 1-8. MCAGE-Flat, OS:V. Civil engineer for the city of Baton Rouge. Blueprints, drawings, and maps of civil engineering projects in Baton Rouge, Plaquemine, Port Allen, Slidell, and other places. The blueprints include architectural drawings and engineering plans of Hill Memorial Library, LSU. Items of special interest include plans (1941, 1947) for the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola and maps showing the location of black, white, and mixed households in Baton Rouge. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2960.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     African Americans    
  • W. P. and Joseph Renwick Letters, 1863-1884. 27 items. Location: A:14. W. P. ('Joe') Renwick was a Confederate soldier during the Civil War. His son, Joseph Renwick, was a cadet at LSU. Letters (1863-1865) from W. P. Renwick to his family from camps near Syndus Hill, Mississippi, and Alexandria and Shreveport, Louisiana, describe aspects of camp life. Other letters (1871-1881) from Bastrop and Monroe, Louisiana, discuss local and family news. Letters (1883-1884) from Cadet Joseph Renwick describe his life at Louisiana State University. Available on microfilm 5735: University Publications of America Confederate Military Manuscripts Series B, Reel 20. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 626.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Civil War    
  • Walker, Jesse Papers, 1975-1993. 1 item. Location: Misc:W. Papers consist of one thirty-six page, anecdotal document comprised of notes taken by Jesse Walker (LSU professor) during conversations over coffee he had with Fred B. Kniffen from 1975-1993. Fred Kniffen was a Boyd professor at Louisiana State University who is credited with founding the LSU geography and anthropology program. This collection of notes is a multifaceted look at the personal life and early years of Kniffen. He makes frequent mention of fellow colleagues Richard J. Russell, Henry V. Howe, Carl Sauer, and Alfred L. Kroeber. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4882.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education    
  • Ware Family papers, 1865-1871. 2 items. Location: MISC:W. Henry Ware (1813-1898) was a planter, Democrat, and prohibitionist whose children included Richard Mathis Ware of New Orleans, Louisiana, and James A. Ware of Belle Grove and Celeste plantation, Louisiana. This collection includes a letter sent on behalf of the Corps of Cadets to Richard Mathis Ware from the Committee of Reference in Case of Reinstatement. He was dismissed from Louisiana State University following an incident involving the \"Asylum Bell,\" but the committee investigating the incident rescinded the charges. The second item is two printed letters to the editor of South-Western written by H. Ware in 1865 regarding politics in Harrison County, Texas. Mss. 5127.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Politics    
  • Warren, Robert Penn. Letter, 1962 Nov. 7 . 1 item. Location: Misc.: W, Vault:1. College professor and writer who served on the faculty of Louisiana State University, Dept. of English, from 1933-1942. In a typed letter to a Mr. Stahley, Robert Penn Warren discusses the administration at Louisiana State University during Huey P. Long's term as governor. He also comments on Professor William A. Read of the English Dept. and the SOUTHERN REVIEW. Original housed in Vault is restricted. Use photocopy. Mss. 5072For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing     Long Family     Politics    
  • WBRZ collection, 1969-1970. 337 items, 3 reels. Location: X:54. Television station in Baton Rouge. Collection includes script, film, and slides from a television broadcast about Solitude Plantation, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana; a collection of pictures of historical subjects; and a videotape of an interview originally made by the LSU CCTV system. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2459, 2528.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Plantations    
  • Welty, Eudora. Letter, 1960 Jan. 18. 1 item. Location: Misc.:W. Mississippi writer. Typewritten letter from Eudora Welty to N.M. Caffee, chair of a committee of the College of Arts and Sciences at Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College in Baton Rouge, La., declining Caffee's invitation to participate in the committee's symposium. Welty explains that her mother's poor health makes it impossible for her to leave home. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 965.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing     Women    
  • Wentworth, Richard L. Manuscript, 1969 October 30. 1 item (13 pages), typescript. Location: MISC:W. Director of the University Press of LSU. Address delivered at the Southern Historical Association, titled 'Southern History and the University Press.' For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2443.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Whipple, William , 1880-1962. Papers, 1794-1958 (bulk 1920-1958). 331 items. Location: X:78-81. Sugar technologist and professor of steam engineering at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La. Papers consist of correspondence, reports, and record books for the Cinclare Center (sugar) Factory of West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana; and various publications, including sugar bulletins and journals. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1899.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Sugar    
  • Wiksell, Wesley A., 1906-1991. Wesley A. and Jean Starr Wiksell papers, 1920-1970 ca. (bulk 1950-1965). For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Performing arts     Women    
  • Wildman, John Hazard. Papers,1829-1876 (bulk 1962-1966). 2 linear ft. Location1:1-2, Vault:1. Faculty member of the Dept. of English, Louisiana State University. Papers consist of personal and professional correspondence, genealogies of the Hazard, Whitaker, Greene and Andrews families, and published and unpublished manuscripts of John Hazard Wildman. Correspondents include family members, former students, including Rex Reed, publishers, and fellow writers. The majority of letters are related to Wildman's writings. There is a photocopy of a Henry Clay letter commenting on the American political and economic system (Oct. 8, 1829) and a photocopy of a Civil War letter from a Confederate prisoner of war, Johnson's Island, Ohio, detailing his illness (Feb. 28, 1864). Papers also contain an audiotape interview with Orene Muse (Feb. 15, 1969), newspaper clippings, and several family photographs (1911-1965).For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1966, 1967, 2010, 2095, 2169, 2237, 2371, 2437.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Civil War     Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing     Medicine     Politics    
  • Wilke, Francis Albert. Papers, 1906-1976 (bulk 1906-1920). 16 items. Location: W:31. Student at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La. Papers reflect student life at Louisiana State University from 1916 to 1920. They include regulations booklet for Corps of Cadets (1918); photographs of Lee Himes, a LSU quarterback (1917), Phil Cooper, a 1918 LSU football player, and Red Rice, the 1917 discus champion; Other items contain a commencement program for 1920; and several newspaper clippings concerning Louisiana State University students, sports, and alumni. There are also two alumni reunion programs (1973, 1976) For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3071.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education    
  • Wilkerson, Helen C. Papers, 1920-1958. For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Natchez, Mississippi     Education     Long Family     Women    
  • Wilkerson, Marcus M. Papers, 1923-1958. 3 linear ft. Location: X:94-96. Director of the press and professor of journalism at LSU. Papers include correspondence, reports, speeches, photographs, and class and lecture notes pertaining to his professional life. Also included are papers concerning two LSU fraternities, the Rotary Club, and the Baton Rouge Country Club. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1606.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education    
  • William Oscar Scroggs (c.1880-1959), photograph, circa 1940s. 1 item. Location: E:. LSU Professor, Dean of the LSU Graduate School (1941-1949). Black and white photograph of Professor Scroggs. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3781.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Williams, T. Harry (Thomas Harry), 1909-, Papers. 1,174 items, 40 linear ft., 15 vols., 50 sound cassettes. Location: 34-; Mss. Mf.:W; OS:W; Vault:81. Boyd Professor of History at LSU. Professional papers include correspondence relative to publications, teaching, research, and lectures; and manuscripts of textbooks and scholarly publications, including his Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, "Huey Long." Research materials, which comprise a large portion of this collection, contain notes, note cards, legal documents, and clippings pertaining to the Civil War, major Civil War figures, U.S. history, military history, and Louisiana governor and senator, Huey P. Long. Included are Civil War correspondence and diaries (most are transcripts or copies), speeches of Huey P. Long, and oral history interviews relating to Long. Audio cassette tapes are available for speeches and some interviews. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2489, 2510.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Civil War     Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing     Long Family     Politics    
  • Williams, T. Harry (Thomas Harry), 1909-1979. Manuscripts, 1952, 1961, 1964. 9 items. Location: 34. Boyd Professor of History at LSU. Typescript, galley proofs, and plate proof of LINCOLN AND HIS GENERALS (New York, 1952). Manuscripts for three of four chapters of ROMANCE AND REALISM IN SOUTHERN POLITICS (1961); the chapter on the Civil War in the CAMBRIDGE MODERN HISTORY; and LINCOLN THE MILITARY STRATEGIST and Chapters XXI through XI and related bibliography of volume I, of A HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1964, 2158.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Civil War     Literature, Reading, and Writing     Politics    
  • Williams, T. Harry (Thomas Harry), 1909-1979. Lecture video tapes, 1978. 63 VHS videocassettes. Location: L:26-27. A distinguished historian, prolific writer, and dynamic lecturer, Williams taught American history at LSU from 1941 until his retirement in 1979. These video tapes record lectures on the Civil War delivered by T. Harry Williams at Louisiana State University during the fall semester 1978. They are arranged chronologically by date of lecture. Mss. 4084.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Civil War    
  • Williams, Thomas Harry, 1909-1979. Papers, 1861-1971. 40 linear ft., 15 vols., 50 sound cassettes. Location: 34:, OS:W, Mss. Mf.:W, Vault. Boyd Professor of History at LSU. Professional papers include correspondence relative to publications, teaching, research, and lectures; and manuscripts of textbooks and scholarly publications, including his Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, "Huey Long." For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2489, 2510.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Civil War     Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing     Long Family     Politics    
  • Wise, Claude Merton, 1887-1966. Papers, 1889-1967. 40 linear ft. Location: 80:71-106, Map Case, D:22-26. International authority on phonetics and head of the LSU Speech Department from 1928 until 1958. Personal and professional papers. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2245.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: None
  • Wise, Claude Merton, 1887-1966. Manuscript, 1933. 1 item (213 pages). Location: UU:177. International authority on phonetics and head of the LSU Speech Department from 1928 until 1958. Manuscript and corrected typewritten copy of THE BASES OF SPEECH. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2481.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Wolford, Ella White Stroube, 1902- Dance cards and invitation, 1920-1922. 11 items. Location: Misc:W. Student at LSU. Dance cards and an invitation to LSU fraternity and sorority functions held at the Community Club, University Pavilion, and Golf and Country Club in Baton Rouge, La. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4312.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Women    
  • Wood, Elmer Ellsworth. Papers, 1878, 1880. 3 items. Location: Misc.:W. Certificates of merit from Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy at Alexandria, Louisiana, and certification of graduation at Baton Rouge. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 893.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Baton Rouge     Education    
  • Wood, Richard E. Papers, 1969-1971. 3 items. Location: UU:147. Visiting Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages, LSU. Offprints of published works on linguistics include studies of Papiamentu, a dialect of the Netherlands Antilles, and a study of Russian linguistic influences in East Germany. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2579.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Education     Literature, Reading, and Writing    
  • Woolfley, Francis Augustus, 1893-1993. Papers, 1913-1993. 13 linear ft. Location: 151, 82, 99, 104. Army general who served in the 76th Infantry Division in World War II. Woolfley was also commandant of cadets at LSU and served as Louisiana director of civil defense, 1953-1958 and 1960-1964. Military papers covering General Woolfley's army career from 1913 to 1953 including maps and photographs. Correspondence, photographs, and news clippings document his service as director of civil defense. LSU material is filed with University Archives. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3487.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: 20th Century Wars    
  • Woolman, Collett Everman, 1889-1966. Papers, 1916-1979. 519 items, 10 vols. (5 ms. vols., 5 printed vols.) Location: 9:34, 9:41, H:15, OS:W. Founder and chief executive officer of Delta Airlines. Woolman graduated from LSU and became the first college-trained county agricultural agent in Louisiana. Papers pertain to the development of crop dusting, Delta Airlines, and Woolman's role in aviation history. Papers include correspondence, business records, newspaper clippings, photographs, a scrapbook brochures, programs, schedules, and ephemera. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3356.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Business     Transportation    
  • Workman, James H. Papers, 1910, 1938. 3 items. Location: Misc. Captain in the U.S. Army; brother of Major John David Workman, the first LSU student killed in the Civil War; and son of Dr. James Carey Workman of Rapides Parish, Louisiana. Letter from Captain Workman and an address by Judge J. R. Thornton at the presentation of a picture of Major John Workman to LSU. A newspaper clipping (1938) relates the story and also gives family genealogy and background. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1589.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: Civil War    
  • World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition. Register, 1885-1886. 1 ms. vol. Location: R:7. Exposition held in New Orleans. David F. Boyd was commissioner of the Department of Louisiana. Visitor's register. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 452.For Additional Information: Library Catalog Also Referenced In: New Orleans 1866-     Business    
  • Wright-Boyd Family Papers, 1812-1914. 2.5 linear ft. Location: R:23-24, OS:W, 65:61. The Wright family owned plantations in Rapides Parish, Louisiana. Esther Gertrude Wright married David French Boyd, president of the Louisiana State Seminary, later LSU. Papers include correspondence, diaries, journals, memoirs, and photographs. The papers mainly document the lives of the women members of the Wright and Boyd families. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3362.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Plantations     Women    
  • Yarbrough, Cornelia. Papers. 1963-2004 (bulk 1973-2004). 5 linear feet. Location: 8:66-68. Professional papers of Cornelia Yarbrough, professor of music education and researcher at Louisiana State University. Papers include academic and literary correspondence, research, writings, printed materials and audio recordings. In addition to writings and research, most materials are the product of Yarbrough's time spent in music education at Syracuse University and Louisiana State University. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4921.For Additional Information: Library Catalog     PDF Finding Aid Also Referenced In: Education     Performing arts     Women