Manuscript Resources on Louisiana State University

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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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Hopkins, Frederick V., 1839-. Papers, 1869-1873). 12 items. Location: Misc. Professor of chemistry and geology at LSU. Letters and field notes pertain mainly to the geological survey of Louisiana conducted under the supervision of Hopkins and Samuel Lockett. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2648.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

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

Huey P. Long photograph, circa 1930. 1 item Location: E:67. Louisiana governor, and U.S. senator. Photograph shows Long leading the LSU band. Photograph. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2906

Referenced in Guides: Politics, LSU, Long Family

Humphrey, Hubert H. Papers, 1939-1942, undated. 24 letters, 1 application, 1 transcript. Location: MISC:H. Papers consist chiefly of correspondence regarding Hubert H. Humphrey's graduate studies at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge. Many letters are letters of recommendation from faculty at the University of Minnesota recommending Humphrey for a graduate fellowship/scholarship at LSU. Mss. 5334.

Referenced in Guides: Education, Baton Rouge, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Education, Business, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

International Sugar Cane Technologists Association Meeting. Photograph, 1938 Nov. 1. 1 panoramic photograph [20 x 76 cm.]. Location: OS:I. Photograph made by Cole Studio. Photograph is of the attendees of the Sixth Congress of International Sugar Cane Technologists Association meeting at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mss. 5026.

Referenced in Guides: Sugar, Baton Rouge, LSU

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.

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

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.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Transportation, LSU, Literature

James, Francis Henderson. Papers, 1869-1973 (bulk 1909-1960). 1.2 linear ft. Location: UU:74-75, OS:J. Graduate of Louisiana State University (LSU), World War I veteran, and chief engineer at Salzburg Sugar Factory on Salzburg 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.

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

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.

Referenced in Guides: New Orleans 1866-, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Women, Education, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Women, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: New Orleans 1866-, Baton Rouge, LSU

Johnston, J. Bennett, 1932-. Papers, 196?-1996. Ca. 500 linear ft., Location: IMJBJ, OS, Range 59-60, Vault. A Shreveport attorney and state legislator, he was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1973 and retired in 1996. In addition to energy and defense, Senator Johnston focused on navigation, flood control, hurricane protection, and other natural resources programs. Primarily records of his Senate career, including correspondence, trip files, records of his administrative and legislative assistants, legislative files, papers related to Louisiana grants and projects, speeches, news releases and photographs, and committee files. Also found are papers related to his campaigns and the Democratic Party as well as the annual Washington Mardi Gras ball and the Mystick Krewe of Louisianians. Mss. 4473.

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Women, New Orleans 1866-, LSU

Jones, George W. Papers, 1902-1984, undated (bulk 1942-1950). 3 linear ft. Locations: D:102-104. OS:J. Member of the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II and later a member of the U.S. Naval Reserve from Canton, Mississippi. Collection consists of correspondence and personal papers documenting primarily the lives of Jones and his family. Correspondence discusses news regarding Canton, World War II, the Jones family's drug store, George's wellbeing and duties, and other family members and friends. Personal papers, chiefly printed materials, document George's time in the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Naval Reserve. Mss. 4135.

Jordan, James Luther, Sr. Photographs, 1914. 2 photographs. Location: MISC:J. James Luther Jordan, Sr., a native of Vernon Parish, Louisiana, graduated from Louisiana State University in 1916. While a student, he worked as a milkman to pay his tuition. Two photographs depict Jordan with his horse and milk wagon in 1914. Mss. 5325.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

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

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.

Referenced in Guides: Women, Baton Rouge, LSU

Keller, Anatole J. and 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 Louisiana State University. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2910.

Referenced in Guides: Sugar, Education, African Americans, LSU

Keller, Arthur G. Papers, 1878-1967 (bulk 1927-1967). 19 linear ft. Location: IMAGK (offsite, requires 48 hours' minimum notice to retrieve). 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.

Referenced in Guides: Sugar, Business, LSU

Kennedy, Kemble K., Sr. Scrapbook, 1925-1953. 1 volume. Location: W:42. Scrapbook that primarily contains clippings from several different newspapers documenting Kennedy's high school graduation, various awards and honors from Farmerville High and LSU, his ordeal with the "Whangdoodle" scandal, and several obituaries of him. It also contains one letter, a telegram from friends, a summons to appear in court, an executive order suspending him from LSU in 1930, a pledge sheet with signatures to swear to uphold the privacy of the Theta Nu Epsilon fraternity, a handwritten note from one of his ex-fraternity brothers, and a program of "Memorial Exercises before the Supreme Court of Louisiana." Mss. 4971.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

Kerr, E. W. Papers, 1898-1951 (bulk 1925-1949). Approximately 12.5 linear ft. Location: 77:22-34, OS:K. 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. Papers also include family letters and personal correspondence related to business matters. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1308.

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

Kidd, John W. Photographs and broadside, 1936-1940. 8 items. Location: MISC:K. 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.

Referenced in Guides: Performing arts, LSU

King, Grace Elizabeth. Selected papers, 1864, 1883-1933. 1 linear ft., 2 microfilm reels. Location: UU:31, MSS.MF:K, Vault:1. New Orleans writer and historian. Business and personal correspondence pertaining to Grace King's literary career, European travels, and social and family life; includes some family correspondence, principally of her sister, Annie R. King. Papers also include a copy of an order issued by Richard Taylor concerning the Battle of Mansfield (1864), a program for the memorial service for Jefferson Davis held in New Orleans (1903), and manuscript notes concerning the United States Army occupation of New Orleans (undated). Correspondence from Baron Edouard de Pontabla, Charles Wagner, Henry Vignaud, and Flora O'Gorencees discuss World War I. Partly in French. For further information, see online catalog. Part of the Grace King Collection. Mss. 1282.

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.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Education, LSU

Kirby, Thomas Austin. Papers, 1932-1988. Professor at Louisiana State University from 1935 to 1973, serving as head of the English Department from 1940 to 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. Unprocessed. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4558.

Referenced in Guides: LSU, Literature

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Knaus, Ronald M. Papers, 1914-1986 (bulk 1976-1983). 2 linear ft., 3 volumes, 5 rolled plan sets. Location: 47:1-3, OS:K. Professor at the Nuclear Science Center of Louisiana State University. Papers pertain cheifly to Knaus's involvment in the University Lakes Restoration Project and include correspondence, reports, proposals, grant documenation, project plans, newspaper clippings, photographic prints, maps, and other records. Mss. 4037.

Referenced in Guides: Baton Rouge, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Kniffen, Fred Bowerman. 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.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Performing arts, LSU, Literature

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Leche, Richard W. Papers, 1804, 1889-2008, undated. Approximately 100 linear ft., 155 volumes. Location: 80:-81:, 85:, 98:L, MAP CAGE, OS:L, VAULT:1, VAULT:21, VAULT MRDF 15. Orleans Parish native and 44th governor of Louisiana from 1936-1939. Collection is comprised of Leche's gubernatorial papers, which include chiefly office files of correspondence and a variety of printed materials; pre-gubernatorial and gubernatorial campaign papers; post-gubernatorial papers; and a variety of other materials, in large part photographic items and scrapbooks, spanning the three aforementioned eras. Collection also includes papers of Elton Reynolds Leche and Richard W. Leche, Jr. Mss. 2060.

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

Lewis, Anna E. Papers, 1896-1926. 27 items. Location: UU:109, OS:L. Correspondence, family photographs, and related items of Mrs. Anna Lewis, resident of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Papers include letters describing activities of soldiers stationed at Panama Park, Florida 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 Louisiana State University cadet band. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1080.

Referenced in Guides: Women, Baton Rouge, Medicine, LSU, 20th Century Wars

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU, Literature

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU, Literature

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU, Literature

Long, Russell B. Papers, 1774-2004 (bulk 1938-1986). 772 linear ft., 9 microfilm reels. Location: 21:-27:, MAP CAGE, MSS.MF:L, VAULT:47, AA:. Shreveport, Louisiana attorney and U.S. senator. Papers include correspondence; legislative, committee, federal agency, special project, and political campaign files; press releases; speeches; audio tapes; motion picture film; videotapes; and photographs, relating chiefly to Long's senatorial career. Topics include tax reform, petroleum issues, and employee stock options. Materials on the personal and political activities of other Long family members, among them Huey Long, are included. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3700.

Looney, Ben Earl. Papers, 1931-1977. 0.5 linear ft. Location: 32:109, OS:L. Correspondence, printed items, photographs, and reproductions of art works document the life and career of Louisiana artist Ben Earl Looney. Also present are original pen and ink drawings of LSU scenes and buildings including the Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Middleton Library, Mike the Tiger's Cage, the Union, French House, bus stop, and the Indian Mounds and Huey P. Long Fieldhouse (1968). Mss. 3867.

Referenced in Guides: Baton Rouge, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Business, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Performing arts, Education, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: New Orleans 1866-, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU, 20th Century Wars

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: Women, LSU

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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