Manuscript Resources on Louisiana State University

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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

Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). School of Music. Programs, 1985-[ongoing]. 1 linear ft. Location: A:104. Programs of recitals and concernts produced by the LSU School of Music. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3305.

Referenced in Guides: Baton Rouge, LSU

Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). Athletic Dept. Basketball on the bayou, 1992-1993. 1 videocassette. Location: L:3. Fourteen episodes of BASKETBALL ON THE BAYOU, short segments detailing the history of the LSU Basketball program. The segments, narrated by Jim Hawthorne, were included as part of coach Dale Brown's weekly television show, INSIDE LSU BASKETBALL. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4519.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. Pictorial souvenir of Louisiana State University, 1909. 1 viewbook. Location: OS:L. Viewbook containing 12 photographic images of Louisiana State University as it looked in 1909 when located at the old campus in downtown Baton Rouge. Each image is captioned. Mss. 4968.

Referenced in Guides: Baton Rouge, LSU

Louisiana State University and Louisiana State Capitol. Color slides, circa 1956. 39 color slides. Location: V:47. Color slides chiefly of Louisiana State University's campus and the Louisiana State Capitol. Campus related slides are of various locations and buildings, including the Law School Building, the Greek Theatre, and the French House. There are also slides of Arsenal Park and the Pentagon Barracks. Mss. 5029.

Referenced in Guides: Baton Rouge, LSU

Louisiana State University and Louisiana State Capitol. Photographs, circa 1930-1936, undated. 19 photographic prints. Location: V:48. Black-and-white photographic prints of various LSU campus buildings and structures, including Tiger Stadium, the Book Store, the Greek Theatre, War Memorial Tower, and the Law School Building. Also includes two photographs of the Louisiana State Capitol and a photograph of Mike the Tiger's habitat (Mike I). Mss. 5345.

Referenced in Guides: Baton Rouge, LSU

Louisiana State University. Alumni day program, 1910. 1 postcard. Location: MISC:L. Postcard of the program for Louisiana State University alumni day, held May 31, 1910, including a review of the Cadet Corps, the annual meeting of the Society of the Alumni, and the annual alumni dinner. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3408.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Louque, Charles. Papers, 1838-1909. 518 items, 3 vols. Location: UU:112. Native of St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, prominent New Orleans attorney, and Louisiana state senator. Papers document his legal activities and participation in the economic development of New Orleans. The collection includes postcard views of LSU and Baton Rouge. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1473.

Loveland, Anne C. Papers, 1978-2018 (bulk 2004-2014). 0.2 linear ft. Location: T:14. Professor in the Department of History at Louisiana State University. Papers pertain chiefly to Anne C. Loveland's writing of "Change and Conflict in the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps Since 1945" (published by The University of Tennessee Press) and include correspondence, drafts, reviews, reader reports, research materials, and other publishing documents. Other materials include a manuscript copy of "From Meetinghouse to Megachurch: A Material and Cultural History" (by Loveland and Otis B. Wheeler) and a USB flash drive containing 11 files (.doc files) of Loveland's unpublished manuscript "Citizenship" (2016-2017). Mss. 5390.

Referenced in Guides: Religion, Women, LSU

LSU Faculty Forum records, 1967-1970. 0.5 linear ft. Location: E:45. The LSU Faculty Forum was organized in March 1967 to bring notable outside speakers to campus. The records consist of the correspondence of the forum officers, correspondence with potential and actual speakers, questionnaires on speaker preferences returned by faculty members, membership lists, bank statements, a ledger, and a checkbook. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2716, 2884.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU, Literature

LSU Geology Field Camp. Photographs, 1940-1945. 6 items. MISC:L. The Louisiana State University Geology Field Camp opened in 1928 in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, south of Colorado Springs, giving geology, geophysics, and petroleum engineering students an opportunity for field study. Three photographs show groups of students at the LSU Geology Field Camp in 1940, 1942, and 1945. There is also a typed list for each year with the names of the students in the photographs. Mss. 5215.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

LSU Pershing Rifles Records, 1940-1978 (bulk 1963-1971) Location 11:1-2.

The Pershing Rifles is a national military honors society for ROTC cadets and midshipmen that participates in military drill exercises. It was established in 1894 at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. At LSU, the Pershing Rifle Corps detachment was established in 1940.

The seven boxes of materials contained in these records were donated by a former member of LSU’s Pershing Rifle Corps. The collection is comprised of photographs, news clippings, magazines, instruction manuals, posters, bylaws, Gumbo yearbook page photocopies, scrapbooks, a guidon flag and a unit patch. All items date from the mid-twentieth century.

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

LSU's first 75 years culled exhibition photographs, circa 1883-1935. 3 copy prints. Location: 65:5. This collection consists of three copy prints that were not used in the "LSU's First 75 Years" exhibition in 1985: the LSU Co-ed Club, 1908-09; President William Preston Johnston, 1880-83; and President James Monroe Smith, 1930-39. Mss. 3993.

Referenced in Guides: Women, LSU

Lytle, Andrew D. Album photograph collection, circa 1862-1902. 213 items. Location: UU:263. Baton Rouge photographer. Prints made from Lytle's photograph album; the original photographs are dated circa 1862-1902. Includes views of public and domestic architecture in Baton Rouge and other Louisiana towns; steamboats; cadets at LSU; and other local people and settings. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3708.

Referenced in Guides: Transportation, Baton Rouge, LSU

Lytle, Andrew D. Collection, circa 1862-1904. 302 items. Location: 11:11. Baton Rouge photographer. Collection consists of photographs of gunboats; buildings in and around Baton Rouge and Clinton, Louisiana during and after the Civil War; Louisiana State University's old Baton Rouge campus; the old Louisiana State Penitentiary; inauguration of Governor Murphy Foster; floats and participants in the Baton Rouge firemen's parades; Centenary College; and Silliman Female Collegiate Institute. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 893, 1254.

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

Lytle, Andrew D. Family collection, circa 1824-1981 (bulk 1880-1915).  2.5 linear ft., 25 volumes, 50 artifacts. Location: 5:, 17:, OS:L. Photographer of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This collection contains family papers, printed items, photographs, and artifacts relating to the Andrew D. Lytle family and the related Dickinson family. Family papers relate to family matters and genealogy. Printed items include newspaper clippings, prayer books, poetry, and picture postcards. Postcards were produced as souvenir postcards and depict scenes in Louisiana, Colorado, Ohio, and Winnipeg, Canada. Some postcards depict African-Americans as childlike (circa 1905). Photographs are in multiple formats that were produced professionally consisting of individual portraits and group photographs, including LSU cadets (1910-1911). Of note is a scene of a large African American group gathered at a river for a baptism (circa 1905). A variety of objects comprise the artifacts. They include jewelry, an evening bag, textiles, buckles, a flute, pins, and ribbons. Several artifacts represent chapters of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and Knights of Pythias. Mss. 5207.

Lytle, Andrew D. Photograph collection, circa 1862-1903. 134 unique images. Location: UU:263, 69:34, 69:46-49. Baton Rouge photographer. Prints made from glass plate negatives include interior and exterior views of architecture in Baton Rouge, Donaldsonville, Burnside, Clinton, Jackson, and Norwood, Louisiana; steamboats; a Baton Rouge firemen's parade; and cadets at LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2600.

Referenced in Guides: Women, Baton Rouge, LSU

Lytle, Andrew David. LSU student group portraits, circa 1900. 2 card-mounted albumen prints. Location: MISC:L. These prints are group portraits of Louisiana State University students near the Pentagon Barracks taken about 1900. Mss. 5147.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Macomber, James Dale. Papers, 1947-1967, 1974. 441 items, 1 ms. vol. Location: UU:163, UU:169. Assistant professor of Chemistry, LSU. High school, college, and graduate school records; activity records for Boy Scouts and Junior Rifle Association; military personnel file; and correspondence and published studies related to work at Frankford Arsenal, Philadelphia. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2244.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

Madame Butterfly opera scrapbook, circa 1935-1937. 1 volume. Location: T:2. Contains chiefly black and white photographic prints (with some hand-coloring) of the cast of the opera Madame Butterfly (Madama Butterfly), presented by the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Music from 1935 to 1936. Performers include Virginia Gaines as Madame Butterfly and Marcella Uhl as Suzuki. Additionally, scrapbook contains an advertisement for the School of Music's production of the opera Faust, starring Frances Greer as Marguerite (circa 1937), and two clippings. Mss. 5382.

Referenced in Guides: Performing arts, Women, Baton Rouge, LSU

Madden, Roberta M. Papers, 1968-2010. 11 linear ft. Location: 91:7-12. Baton Rouge-based businesswoman and activist. Papers include correspondence, subject files, publications, and other records related to her professional career and tenure as a leading local, state, and national advocate for women's rights and other progressive social and political causes. Mss. 5022.

Maginnis, John. Papers, 1965-2014 (1984-2014). 4.5 linear ft. Location: Y:132-136; Vault:1; OS:M. Louisiana journalist, publisher, and political commentator. Papers consist of research files, news clippings, newsletters, columns, correspondence, and photographs. Research files include news clippings and court documents pertaining to gubernatorial campaigns and Edwin Edwards' indictments. Writings are comprised of all of Maginnis' newspaper columns from 1984-2014. Printed material consists of the Louisiana Political Fax Weekly, later LaPolitics Weekly, from 1993-2014 and 30 issues of the Catholic High School newsletter, Bear Facts. Photographs include those used in Maginnis' books and publications. Mss. 5185.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Baton Rouge, LSU

Magruder, Benjamin Scott Collection, Hilda Moss Papers, 1921-1972 (1926-1940). 2.5 linear ft. Location: 109:24, OS:M. Baton Rouge, La., social worker. Papers relate to the administration of public relief aid in Louisiana under the direction of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration during the 1930s. Printed material and scrapbooks also report on WPA work programs, World War II, and the LSU Board; and they reflect the Louisiana political environment, particularly during the Huey P. Long era. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4425.

Magruder, Samuel Bertron, Jr. Collection, 1968, 1971. 7 items. Location: Misc:M. LSU student. Photographs of the ruins of Windsor Plantation house, near Port Gibson, Mississippi, and related subjects. Included in the collection is a newspaper article from the New Orleans TIMES- PICAYUNE about Windsor. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2570.

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

Major, Hoguet Alexandre, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1978. Transcript (47 pages), 1 sound cassette (1 hour). Location: L:4700.0040. Born in False River, Louisiana in 1887, Major graduated from LSU in 1908. He began teaching at LSU in 1918, at the old campus, and retired in 1957 as a Professor of French and Head of the Department of Foreign Languages. Interview discusses Major's life as LSU student at old campus, while Thomas Boyd was Dean. Mentions his arrest due to Reveille editorial; campus life during World War I; and student activities on new campus. Also mentions his life as LSU French teacher. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0040.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Makar, John. Papers, 1938-1968, undated 32 items. Location: UU:85. Attorney of Natchitoches, Louisiana. Correspondence with Hubert H. Humphrey, Russell B. Long, and others concerns Makar's friendship with Humphrey, and contemporary national and state politics. Newspaper clippings refer to Humphrey's experience as a student at LSU and his political career. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2505.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, LSU, Long Family

Mann, Lawrence. Papers, 1862-2013 (bulk 1890-1930, 1946, 1952).1 linear ft. Location: U:309-310, OS:M, Vault. LSU alumnus and retired member of the LSU engineering faculty. Collection is comprised of correspondence related to the relationship of Lawrence Mann, Jr. and Suzanne Alcus before their marriage, and genealogical material and family photographs of their families. Correspondence and photographs of 1945 and 1946 relate to Mann’s military service during World War II. Mss. 5161.

Referenced in Guides: Women, LSU, Jewish Community, 20th Century Wars

Map showing the subdivision of Sharlo into tracts "A", "B", "C", "D", "E", and "F" for Sharlo, 1974 January 21. 1 item. Location: OS:C. A of the Sharlo area in East Baton Rouge Parish (La.) detailing the subdivision of the land into tracts. Each tract (labeled "A" through "F") is mapped out using individual coordinates with respective area provided in both square footage and acreage. Other information includes a small "Vicinity map," a curve data chart, and a total tract acreage chart. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4846.

Referenced in Guides: Baton Rouge, LSU

Marilla, Esmond Linworth, 1900-. Papers, 1957-1968. 27 items. Location: UU:130, UU:147. Professor of English at LSU. Collection consisting chiefly of manuscripts, draft copies, revisions, page proofs, and reprints of works written or edited by Marilla. Included are onines of works on John Milton, Henry Vaughan, and John Keats. Also included are reprints of reviews of works on Henry Vaughan published in The Journal of English and German Philology (1958-1960). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1985, 2151, 2327.

Referenced in Guides: Women, LSU, Literature

Marilla, Esmond Linworth. Papers, 1844-1970 (bulk 1929-1970. 296 items, 12 v. Location: 6:53-57, OS:M. Professor of English at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La. Papers contain lecture notes, examinations, reading lists, and research material pertaining to the writings of Marilla and others. Material includes literary papers submitted to Marilla for review and editing, bibliographies, and reprints of works written or edited by Marilla. There is also a galley proof for Marilla's MILTON AND THE MODERN MAN. A large portion of the collection consists of literary journals and reprints of articles on English literature, particularly the works of John Milton and Henry Vaughan. Mss. 2745.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

Marino, Samuel Joseph, 1916-. Papers, 1935-1994 (bulk 1935-1946). 0.5 linear ft. Location: B:14. LSU student in the 1930s and member of the Louisiana Kings and Owen Reed and the Playhouse Orchestra swing bands in the late 1930s. Correspondence, printed items, photographs, and other items documenting swing bands and the musical careers of Marino and other band members. Papers also include World War II correspondence of Marino and others; and LSU photographs and ephemera. Also included is onine sheet music for 'Phi Ep Dream Girl' by Walter Schwimmer and a phonographic record of Samuel Marino, vocals, with the Louisiana Kings (1941). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2217.

Referenced in Guides: Performing arts, LSU

Mascarella, Patrick, 1942-, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1992. 1 sound cassette (1.5 hours), Transcript (55 pages). Location: L:4700.0139. Priest at Christ the King Chapel, on the LSU Campus, Baton Rouge. Topics include the dismissal of the Claretians (a religious order) at Christ the King, student involvement at Christ the King, the role of the Catholic student center, and the establishment of a religious studies department at LSU. Father Mascarella also discusses his relations with the Claretians, Father Michael Cody, Father Richard Greene, and Bishop Joseph V. Sullivan. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0139.

Referenced in Guides: Religion, Baton Rouge, LSU

McClellan, Crawford R. Portrait collection, undated 3 items. Location: OS:M. Professor of chemistry, Louisiana State University. Portraits of three chemists: Justus Von Liebig (1803-1873), Carl Remigius Fresenius (1818-1897), and Jacobus Henrikus Vant Hoff (1852-1911). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2600-73.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

McCowan, Jane. Photographs and papers, 1905-1996, undated (bulk: 1950-1970). 12 linear ft. 156:1-6; 145:61. Photographic prints, negatives, transparencies, advertisements, and publications related to Jane McCowan’s career as a professional photographer. Photographs include images from McCowan's work as a photographer at Macy's in the 1950's, as well as fashion shoots in Paris and for other advertising campaigns. Exhibit photographs include copy prints used for the 1996 LSU Special Collections exhibit, "A Life of Seeing Beautiful: The Photography of Jane McCowan." Mss. 4645.

Referenced in Guides: Women, LSU

McCracken, Harlan Linneus, 1889-1961. Papers, 1913-1960. 7 linear ft. Location: 7:1-4. College administrator, author, professor, and head of the LSU Department of Economics. Professional papers include lecture notes; class record books (1936-1959); speeches; book reviews; and writings. Other materials include papers reflecting McCracken's role as arbitrator on the War Labor Board and the American Arbitration Association. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2569.

Referenced in Guides: LSU, Literature

McIlhenny, John S. Papers, 1876-1996 (bulk 1928-1989). 4 linear ft., 1 volume. Locations: 75:, OS:M. Son of John A. (Avery) McIlhenny and Anita McIlhenny. Philanthropist of academia and scientific research and donated to many organizations, including the Louisiana State University (LSU) Foundation and Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Papers document his personal life, philanthropic and professional endeavors, and educational pursuits. Materials include correspondence, printed items, photographic items, stamps, coins, and artwork. Mss. 4962.

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

McKeithen, John J. (John Julian), 1918-, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1982. 1 sound cassette (1 hour, 15 minutes); transcript (33 p.). Location: L:4700.0042. Louisiana governor (1964-1972). Interview deals with McKeithen's gubernatorial career and LSU issues. For further information, see on line catalog. Mss. 4700.0042.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, LSU

McKnight, Florien. Collection, circa 1900-1940. 3 items. Location: Misc. The collection consists of a photographic print of an unidentified Louisiana State University cadet (circa 1900), a menu for Gluck's Restaurant in New Orleans (circa 1920-1940), and a French-language centennial menu for Antoine's Restaurant in New Orleans (1940). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4267.

Referenced in Guides: New Orleans 1866-, LSU

Meek, A. J. Photograph collection, 1989-1990. 3 items. Location: M:26. Baton Rouge photographer and Professor of Art at LSU. Collection includes photographs of a fire resulting from an explosion at the Exxon Chemical Plant in Baton Rouge; Mississippi River at flood stage at Baton Rouge; and Enterprise Plantation Sugar Mill in New Iberia, Louisiana. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4726.

Referenced in Guides: Sugar, LSU

Megginson, Leon C. Manuscript, 1967. 6 items. Location: UU:167, X:82-84. Professor of Management and Marketing, LSU. Publisher's and draft copies, galley proof, and page proof of 'Personnel: a Behaviorl Approach to Adminsitration,' (Homewood, Illinois, R. D. Irwin, 1967). Included are typewritten copies of 'Dynamic Human Administration.' For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2303.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU, Literature

Memoire : L'Etude des Sons du Patois Negre Louisianais, 1927-1928. 1 manuscript volume. Location Y:85. Judith Major was a public school teacher and later professor emeritus of French at Louisiana State University. This study, conducted by Major, examines the phonetics and pronunciation of the "patois negre louisianais," a French creole spoken by African Americans in Louisiana. Major utilizes an artificial palate and documents the sounds and movements of the mouth, using diagrams and photographs, while pronouncing certain words. Mss. 5081.

Referenced in Guides: Education, African Americans, LSU

Mestayer, Marcelite (Segura). Photographs and newspaper clippings, 1929, circa 1990, undated. 19 copy prints [3.5 x 5 in.], 20 copy prints [5 x 7 in.], 4 photocopies. Location: 65:60. Resident of New Iberia, La., and a student at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La. Of these photographs, 20 are unique images. Photographs were copied from Mestayer's college scrapbook (1929-1930). They include images of Mestayer, an LSU agricultural parade, young men in black face, the LSU marching band, campus buildings, and the experimental television station in Shreveport, La. Newspaper clippings describe the agricultural fair where Mestayer was elected "Goddess of Agriculture." Mss. 4365.

Referenced in Guides: Women, Baton Rouge, LSU

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). Letter, 1952 Apr. 16. 1 letter. Location: MISC:M. 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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Middleton, Troy H. (Troy Houston). Letter, 1960 May 6. 1 item. 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). Autograph letter by Middleton, on University letterhead, in answer to a request for an inscription. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3357.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Middleton, Troy H. (Troy Houston). Letters, 1962. 2 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). Letter from Albert L. Clary to Troy H. Middleton asking Middleton to serve in a position for the Louisiana Department of the American Legion. Other letter is Middleton's reply accepting the position. Mss. 5365.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Middleton, Troy H. (Troy Houston). 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 online catalog. Mss. 3481.

Referenced in Guides: LSU, 20th Century Wars

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.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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

Murrill, Paul, 1934-. Papers, 1966, 1971. 1 linear ft. Location: 6:66. Chancellor of Louisiana State University (1974-1981). Typescripts of "Automatic Control of Processes" by Paul W. Murrill (1967); "Formulation and Optimization of Mathematical Models" by Cecil L. Smith, Ralph W. Pike and Paul W. Murrill (1970); and "PL/I Programming" by Paul W. Murrill and Cecil L. Smith (1973). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2605.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU, Literature

National Student League letter, 1935 March. 1 item. Location: MISC:N. Letter condemns Huey Long's political machine and urges the organization of a National Student League chapter on the LSU campus. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2140.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, New Orleans 1866-, LSU, Long Family

Nevils, René and Deborah Hardy. Papers, 1865-2001 (bulk 1979-2000). 2 linear ft., 1 compact disc. Location: 34:, AA:, OS:N. Authors of "Ignatius Rising: The Life of John Kennedy Toole." Papers include research gathered and conducted by Nevils and Hardy while writing the biography of the "A Confederacy of Dunces" author. Materials include correspondence, summaries and recordings (MP3 files) of interviews conducted with Toole's childhood friends and acquaintances, genealogical information on Toole's family, manuscript drafts, printed materials, photographic prints, and other audiovisual publicity materials (a VHS tape and two cassette tapes). Mss. 4794.

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

Nichols, Irby C. and family. Papers, 1862-1972. 15 linear ft. Location: 45:15-20, 44:26-27, OS:N. Louisiana State University professor of mathematics. His wife, Pauline Wright Nichols, studied art and design at Newcomb School of Art and the Chicago Art Institute. After they married she continued her design work. Correspondence, printed items, financial papers, legal documents, memoirs, journals, pedagogical materials, and photographs document the professional, business, and personal lives of the Nichols family, primarily Irby C. and Pauline Nichols. Sketches and other graphic materials reflect the artistic career of Pauline Nichols. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3798.

Nicholson, James William. Letter, 1892. 1 item (photocopy). Location: Misc:N. President of Louisiana State University. Thank you letter to E. M. Roague, Opelousas, Louisiana, for check for beneficiary cadet E. L. Gil. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2422.

Referenced in Guides: LSU