Manuscript Resources on Louisiana State University

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Ewing Studio Inc. Baton Rouge photographs, 1925-1929. 14 gelatin silver photographic prints, 16 copy prints. Location: 65:5. These 14 images document locales around Baton Rouge, La. Copy prints are of originals. Mss. 3961.

Referenced in Guides: Baton Rouge, LSU

Ewing, Jasper G. & Sons, Inc. Photographs and papers, circa 1930-1949 (bulk 1930-1939). 1.5 linear feet. Location: 11:18. Jasper G. Ewing was a Baton Rouge based photographer. His company is listed in the city directory from 1913 to 1945. He ran the photography studio and audiovisual equipment business with his sons after 1936. This collection contains photographs, negatives, and printed materials from their time in Baton Rouge. Mss. 3141.

Referenced in Guides: Baton Rouge, LSU

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. 4700.0723

Referenced in Guides: Women, Baton Rouge, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU, Literature

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Women, Baton Rouge, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Performing arts, Baton Rouge, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Women, Education, LSU

Fleming, Walter L. (Walter Lynwood). 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.

Referenced in Guides: Civil War, Education, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

Fleming, Walter L. and family. Papers, 1861-1973 (bulk 1894-1963). 2.25 linear ft. Location: Z:6-7; OS:F. Educator and historian who wrote about the 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.

Referenced in Guides: Civil War, Education, LSU

Fleming, Walter L. Collection, 1848-1914 (bulk 1860-1890). 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.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Civil War, Education, Baton Rouge, LSU

Flint, Lewis Herrick. Papers, circa 1954-1968. 0.5 linear ft. 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.

Referenced in Guides: Plantations, LSU, Literature

Florida parishes photographic collection, 1919. 0.3 linear ft. Location: C:51. 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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Fourth Annual Short Course for Boys and Girls. Photograph, August 1917. 1 panoramic photograph. Location: 104:-105:. Shows participants of the short course at Louisiana State University (LSU). The course was offered through the Cooperative Extension Service as part of LSU's land grant mission. Mss. 5118.

Referenced in Guides: Education, Baton Rouge, LSU

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.

Freeland, Emile C. Papers, 1877-1986 (bulk: 1926-1967). 14 linear ft. Location: 77:35-48, OS:F. Chemical engineer for W. R. Grace & Co. and USAID. Collection includes technical reports compiled while Freeland was working for W. R. Grace & Co. and USAID, as well as pamphlets, notes, and printed articles related to the sugarcane, bagasse, and biofuel industries. Professional and personal correspondence, and photographs of W. R. Grace & Co. activities in Guyana, Ecuador, Pakistan, Israel, Taiwan, Colombia, and other countries are included. There are also personal photographs of Freeland during his travels, and of his family in Louisiana, as well as drafts and other material from "The History of the Book of Common Prayer up to 1662" and "Tales of a Sugar Tramp." Mss. 2210, 2259, 2496, 2603.

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

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.

Referenced in Guides: Baton Rouge, French, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Religion, LSU

French-Clarke family. Papers, 1809-1861 (bulk 1830-1920). 1.3 linear feet, 16 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 Louisiana State University 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.

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.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, LSU, Long Family

Frey, Fred C. Papers, 1886-1979, undated. 3 linear ft. Location: 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.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU, 20th Century Wars

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Transportation, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Performing arts, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Education, Baton Rouge, LSU, Long Family

Gamble, Harry Pollard, Sr. Papers, 1875-1987, undated (bulk 1954-1972). 2.5 linear feet. Location: 40:. Public affairs and personal correspondence, printed items, and written materials of Harry Pollard Gamble of New Orleans, Louisiana, 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 Louisiana State University. For additional information see online catalog. Mss. 4054.

Garig, William Wallace and Family. Papers, 1855-1959, undated (bulk 1900-1953). 1.75 linear ft., 10 manuscript volumes. Location: 7:58-60, OS:G. Confederate veteran and poultry breeder of Baton Rouge, La. Papers pertain chiefly to W. W. Garig's animal husbandry work and social life and the teaching careers and social lives of his daughters Mercedes and Louise Garig. Materials include correspondence, writings, financial documents, photographic items, printed materials, scrapbooks, and diaries (including W. W. Garig's Civil War diaries). Mss. 2993

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU, 20th Century Wars

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.

Referenced in Guides: Women, Medicine, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Women, Medicine, LSU

Gay, Edward J., III. Congressional file, 1888-1921. 18 linear ft. Location: Y:62-80, OS:G, Vault:1. 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.

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 mcc

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Women, LSU, Long Family

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU, Literature

Gudas, Fabian. Papers, circa 1953-1992. 4 linear ft. Location: 92:16-19, 28. Professor of English at LSU. Research and teaching materials, subject files, and writings of Fabian Gudas. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4562.

Referenced in Guides: LSU, Literature

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.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Religion, Women, Education, Medicine, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Plantations, Civil War, Education, LSU, Literature

Hall, Stirling Poupard. Letters, 1887-1966 (bulk 1918-1919). 49 items, 0.25 linear 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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU, 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.

Referenced in Guides: German, LSU

Hand-colored photograph of hay gathering on Louisiana State University campus, circa 1930. 1 hand-colored photograph on glass, 11 x 14 inches. Location: VAULT:79, MISC:H. Photograph is of African-American men gathering hay onto a cart in a field on Louisiana State University campus. The War Memorial Tower can be seen in the background. Mss. 3994.

Referenced in Guides: Baton Rouge, African Americans, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU, Literature

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.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Sugar, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Baton Rouge, LSU, Literature

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Hasselmans, Louis. Papers, 1825-1945. 116 items, 4 printed volumes. 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 Louisiana State University. 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.

Referenced in Guides: Performing arts, French, LSU

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.

Heberle, Franziska,. 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.

Referenced in Guides: Women, German, LSU, Jewish Community

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Heberle, Rudolf. Papers, 1918-1991 (bulk 1936-1980). 9.5 linear feet. Location: 78:93-98, OS:H, Vault:1. 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.

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.

Referenced in Guides: Women, Education, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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