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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.

Referenced in Guides: Women, Education, LSU

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Referenced in Guides: Women, Education, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Women, Education, LSU

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.

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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.

Referenced in Guides: Women, Education, LSU, Literature

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.

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.

Referenced in Guides: Sugar, Plantations, Education, Baton Rouge, LSU

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