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Louisiana Coastal Ecology, Richard J. Russell Collection

Maps, aerial photographs, audio files, geographic surveys, and interpretative materials on Louisiana's coastal zone. Materials were used by geologist and geographer Richard J. Russell. Russell, who established a reputation as a world expert on the Mississippi and other delta regions, as well as on coastal erosion and coastal ecology.

Louisiana Sea Grant Digital Maps Collection

The Louisiana Sea Grant Digital Maps Collection, contains USGS maps and other maps of Louisiana. This project was a collaboration between Louisiana Sea Grant and the LSU Libraries.

LSU Libraries Civil War Collection - Civil War: Context and Conflict

To mark the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, LSU's Special Collections digitized selected items from the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections (LLMVC). This collection represents the cultural and political aspects of the conflict, and life in antebellum Louisiana. Sources include books, periodicals, maps, manuscripts, state documents, and microfilm that support scholarly research in many areas, including religion, plantation management, slavery, French Creole identity and relations, and Southern nationalism.

LSU Libraries Louisiana Waterways Management Collection

The "Controlling the Waters: The United States Army Corps of Engineers and the Lower Mississippi River Valley" collection is comprised of a variety of technical documents that demonstrate the vital role that the US Army Corps has played in the history and economy of Louisiana and its waterways. This project made possible by funding from the Louisiana Board of Regents.

Maps of Louisiana Collection

Historic maps from the French Colonization of Louisiana and Louisiana Purchase Map Collection.

Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge Ivory Billed Woodpecker Records

The 95 photographic negatives and 100 photographic prints document 6 field seasons during the years of 1935-1941 during which James T. Tanner and associates studied the ivory-billed woodpecker and its environment on the Sanger Tract, Madison Parish, Louisiana, in what is now the Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge. Also included is Tanner's hand-drawn, two-sided map documenting nesting sites and other signs of the ivory-billed woodpecker's presence in the Singer and Ayer Tracts, Madison Parish.

William Waller Survey Collection

William G. Waller and his brother Henry were parish surveyors for East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana during the latter half of the nineteenth century. This collection contains plats, legal documents, notes, and correspondence related to surveys of the City of Baton Rouge; East and West Baton Rouge Parishes; and Greensburg, St. Helena, and Southeast Land Districts. Plats of other parishes in south Louisiana are also included. Collection contains the work of the Waller brothers and other surveyors, including Renier Swart, William McColloch, and Andre Lesage.