Manuscript Resources on Louisiana State University

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Boyd, Leroy Stafford, 1873-1936. Letter, 1907 Dec. 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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Boyd, Leroy Stafford. Papers, 1806-1955 (bulk 1900-1936). 12.25 linear ft., 50 volumes. Location: 65:12; 79:71-73; D:55-63; 79:71-73; OS:B; R:12-16; VAULT:1; VAULT:21; VAULT:40, VAULT MRDF 14, 22. Librarian for U.S. Interstate Commerce Commission. Correspondence, genealogical materials, photographs, printed items, and scrapbooks. Materials reflect the political environment; Boyd's political activities; his interest in Louisiana State University (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.

Referenced in Guides: Religion, Politics, Education, Baton Rouge, Medicine, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Sugar, Business, LSU

Boyd, Thomas Duckett and Family. Papers, 1860-1966 (bulk 1872-1935). 6 linear ft., 29 volumes, 7 microfilm reels. Location: D:1-6, VAULT:2, OS:B, 145:57, MSS.MF:B. Younger brother of David French Boyd. Served as acting president of LSU upon David's resignation. Also served as the president of the State Normal School in Natchitoches. Papers are comprised of correspondence, financial papers, photographs, printed materials, and manuscript volumes. Also included is personal correspondence of Annie Fuqua Boyd and other family members. Photographs include those of Thomas Boyd, Annie Fuqua, and Governors Henry Fuqua and William H. Heard. Mss. 41, 241, 530, 744, 808, 893, 965, 1411, 1438, 1589, 1685, 1799, 1946, 2081, 2126, 2197, 2305, 2335.

Braden, Waldo W. Papers, 1929-1990 (bulk 1980-1989). 6 linear ft., 6 audio tapes. Location: 7:79-7:84, O:22. Professor of Speech, Communication, Theater and Communication Disorders, LSU. Research, notes, criticism, copies of photographs, yearbooks, scrapbooks, and correspondence. Much of the research materials pertain to Braden's books on Abraham Lincoln and public speaking and the oral tradition in the South. Correspondence is largely with publishers regarding his books and articles submitted for publication. Mss. 3352

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU