Manuscript Resources on Louisiana State University

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Overton, John H. (John Holmes). Papers, 1896-1984 (bulk 1916-1940). 4 linear ft. Location: 106:22-23, OS:O. Graduate of Louisiana State University, attorney, United States Senator for Louisiana, and political ally of Huey P. Long. Papers include political, financial, and personal papers. Political papers include materials related to Overton's senatorial campaigns and the campaigns of some of his political allies (Winston Overton, John B. Fournet, and Earl K. Long). Also included are files related to a U.S. Senate-led investigation into corruption related to Overton's 1932 senatorial nomination. Mss. 4371.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, LSU, Long Family

Overton, Winston. Photographs, circa 1890. 2 items. Location: E:68. City attorney for Lake Charles (1899-1907); District Judge for the 15th Judicial District (1908-1920); and Associate Justice, Supreme Court of Louisiana after July, 1921. Two photographs of Winston Overton as a cadet at LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3084.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Page, Frank Crawford. Papers, 1923-1972, undated. 0.5 linear ft. Location: W:135, OS:P. Organist and professor of music at LSU, originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Papers include correspondence, notes, and printed materials related to teaching activities, recitals, general music studies, pipe organ specifications, church music, and limericks. Mss. 2837.

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

Parker, John M. File, 1913-1924 (bulk 1921-1924). 140 items. Location: U:105, OS:P. Files primarily relate to the "Mansion Fund" McFarland's letter of endorsement; three surety bonds issued to Eskridge E. Keebleer; and material pertaining to the inauguration of Governor Parker, giving names of financial subscribers and their contributions, committee expenditures, and a letter from the Finance Committee concerning refunds to subscribers of unused subscription money. Also included is an agreement and correspondence with builder J. C. Deagan, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois, for electrically controlled chimes for the Louisiana State University Memorial Tower. Blue prints by Theo C. Link for the layout of the keyboard and chiming device are also present.For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 241, 1984.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, LSU

Payne, Lutrill Amos, Sr. Scrapbook, 1951-1988 (bulk 1951). 1 scrapbook. Location: 119:. Lutrill Amos Payne Sr. filed suit to integrate the Louisiana State University Graduate School to study agriculture. He won a judgment in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana in 1951. This 15-page scrapbook kept by Payne contains clippings, telegrams, and other items documenting his legal efforts to enroll in the Louisiana State University Graduate School and his attendance there in the summer of 1951. A smaller number of items concern events in Payne's life between 1953 and 1988. Mss. 5086.

Referenced in Guides: African Americans, LSU

Pelayo, Mrs. Sidney M. Newspaper clipping collection, 1903-1965, undated 47 items. Location: Nsp., 99:. Newspaper clippings pertaining to Baton Rouge, the 1927 Mississippi River flood, LSU, people and places of historical interest in Louisiana, the United Confederate Veterans, the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and World War II. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2600-73.

Perkins, Huel D. Papers, 1952-1990 (bulk 1978-1990). 9 linear ft. Location: 33A:31-35, OS:P. Faculty member at Louisiana State University, where he served as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (1979-1990) and as Executive Assistant to the Chancellor and Special Assistant to the Chancellor (1990-1998). In 1988, Governor Buddy Roemer appointed him to the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE). The collection documents the business affairs of BESE during Huel D. Perkins' tenure on the Board. Materials consist of minutes, correspondence, speeches, reports, and printed material. Subject matter relates to state and federal regulations, vocational/technical education, educational reforms, special education, and the Louisiana Quality Education Support Fund, also known as the 8(g) Fund.The collection also pertains to Perkins' involvement in higher education and the study of the humanities during his tenure as professor and administrator at Southern University and Louisiana State University. Mss. 4155.

Pinckard, Joseph A. Papers, 1962-. Location: UU:176. Associate professor of Plant pathology ot LSU. Mss. 2236, 2341.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

Pipkin, Charles W. Papers, 1930-1934, 1940. 30 items. Location: U:116. Political Science professor at Louisiana State University (1927-1942). Mimeographed and printed articles and speeches by Dean Pipkin , accompanied by related LSU News Bureau releases. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1706.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

Pochmann, Henry A. Class registers, 1928-1930. 7 items, 3 ms. Vols. Location: Misc.:P. Professor of English Literature, LSU. Class registers and miscellaneous notes pertain to classes in English and Comparative Literature. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2838.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU, Literature

Polack, J. A.(Joseph A.) Papers , 1941-2004 (bulk 1961-2000). 0.5 linear ft. Location: 119:, OS:P. Joseph A. Polack is a former scientist at the Audubon Sugar Institute, Exxon, and the Louisiana State University Department of Chemical Engineering. He worked for Alma Sugar Factory, founded the Top Management Company, and acted as Director Pro-tem of Baton Rouge Technology Council. Papers consist of periodicals, speeches, articles, correspondence and other documents relating to Polack's service with Exxon, LSU, Audubon Sugar Institute, and the Baton Rouge Technology Council. Mss. 5063.

Referenced in Guides: Sugar, LSU

Political Campaigns Collection, 1952-1991 (bulk 1964-1979). 3 linear ft. Location: OS:P, X:36-38. The Political Campaigns Collection consists of campaign literature, brochures, handbills, buttons, bumper stickers, pamphlets, cards, posters, signs, and other paraphernalia for campaigns for U.S. president (1960-1984), Louisiana governor (1952-1991), Louisiana lieutenant governor (1971-1979), Louisiana attorney general (1971-1972), and various other offices in Louisiana. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1719, 2020, 2190, 2191, 2350, 2652, 3053, 3097, 3440.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, LSU, Long Family

Polk, William, collector. Pictures, 1879-1880. 11 items. Location: B:11. LSU cadet. Photographs of Polk and other LSU cadets taken by Baton Rouge photographer Andrew D. Lytle; and a picture of the Deaf and Dumb and Blind Institute in Baton Rouge when it was housed on the campus of Louisiana State University. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2364.

Referenced in Guides: Education, Baton Rouge, LSU

Prescott, Arthur T. (Taylor), 1863-1942. Receipts, 1880-1885. 5 items. Location: Misc.:P. Receipts issued to Cadet Prescott by LSU for payment of board, lodging, and fees. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 893.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Randolph, J. H. Classbook, 1883-1886. 1 vol. Location: H:12. Professor of mechanical engineering at LSU. Class roll book of Colonel J. H. Randolph. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 265.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

Randolph, J. L., Class roll book, 1883-1886. 1 v. Location: H:12. Professor of mechanical engineering. Roll book of classes taught by Colonel J. L. Randolph at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 265.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

Read, William A. 'Festschrift' papers, 1937-1941. 123 items. Location: UU:128. LSU professor in the Department of English. Correspondence and manuscripts of articles from contributors to "Studies for William A. Read: A Miscellany Presented by Some of His Colleagues and Friends" (LSU Press, 1940), a volume honoring Professor Read upon his retirement in 1939. Correspondence is addressed to Nathaniel M. Caffee and Thomas A. Kirby, the editors of the volume. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1963.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU, Literature

Rees, Paul Klein, 1902-. Manuscripts, 1963-1971. 15 items Location: 80:19-21, UU:163-164, UU:180-181. Professor of Mathematics, LSU. Manuscripts, galley proofs, and page proofs for Intermediate Algebra (3rd ed., 1964), College Algebra (5th ed., 1967), Algebra and Trigonometry (2nd ed., 1969), Calculus with Analytic Geometry (1969), and Intermediate Algebra (4th ed., 1971) by Paul K. Rees and Fred W. Sparks. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2235, 2400, 2598.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU, Literature

Reinberg, Louie C., interviewee. Oral history interview, 1992. 1 sound cassettes (30 min.), transcript (18 p.). Location: L:4700.0634. Director of the LSU Foundation, Brigadier General U. S. Marine Corps, and LSU graduate. Reinberg recounts his experiences as a cadet at LSU during the early 1930s; his military career; WWII service; career at LSU; and gives a brief discussion on the Marines and Korea. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0634.

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

Reyer, Karl D. Papers, 1924-1995. 2 linear ft. Location: Range 43:. Professor of Management and Marketing in the College of Business Administration at LSU from 1937-1965. Printed items, correspondence, course materials, subject files, photographs, resumes, and other materials document Reyer's career as a professor and lecturer in the field of management and marketing. Papers contain drafts of Reyer's writings including 'Unusual small businesses: adaptive behavior by small businessmen.' For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2522.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU, Literature

Reynard, Charles A. and Marian Reynard Baun. Papers, 1927-1997 (bulk 1956-1993). 0.6 linear feet. Location: 107:17-18, J:25. Charles Reynard was a law professor at Louisiana State and an advocate of desegregation in Louisiana schools. Marian Reynard Baun was a psychology professor and community activist in Baton Rouge. The papers include correspondence, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, photocopies of scrapbooks, and other printed materials. Her collection contains personal papers, records from her involvement with the Committee on Campus Life and Committee on Women, and papers from her work as a member of the Friends of Public Education Board. For further information, online catalog. Mss. 4772.

Reynolds, Joseph M. (Joseph Melvin), 1924-1997. Papers, 1924-1990 (bulk 1962-1985). 5.3 linear ft. Location: 14:8-10. Physics professor at LSU until 1965, when he was promoted to the office of Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research, and then to positions of greater responsibility, culminating in his term as Vice President for Academic Affairs. Collection documenting Dr. Reynolds' scholarly and administrative activities at LSU, and his extensive involvement in groups that directly influenced national and cooperative efforts in space science. Materials include correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, presentation handouts, published and unpublished research papers, reports, publicity materials, photographs, films, and personal papers. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4529.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

Richard, Joseph G. Papers, 1915-1970. 6 linear ft. Location: 129:60-62, OS:G. Author, horticulturist, consultant in agricultural extension work, and director of the Louisiana Agricultural Extension Service at LSU. Papers reflect Richard's work as a teacher and as a county agent in Louisiana; as an agricultural specialist in France; as an agricultural consultant in Switzerland, Austria, Italy, and Africa; and as an advisor to agriculturists visiting the U.S. Materials include photographs, teaching materials, speeches, writings, county agents' and agricultural extension workers' diaries, and agriculture circulars and bulletins. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2562.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

Richardson, Miles, 1932-. Papers, 1961-1975. 8 vols., 3 items. Location: 77:85. LSU professor of geography and anthropology. Fieldwork notes, observations, and daily account of an anthropologist doing fieldwork in Latin America. Included are manuscript copies of two of Richardson's books, two sets of proofs for those books, and a reprint of an article by Richardson. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2253.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU, Literature

Richardson, Roger, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1983. Transcript (22, 25 pages), 2 sound cassettes (1 hour). Location: L:4700.0052. Roger and his wife, Carrie Johnston, were LSU students. Carrie's father, Hamilton Johnston, and Roger Richardson were professors in the College of Engineering. Interview deals with Roger and Carrie Richardson's experiences as students at the old and new campuses of LSU in the 1920s. It mentions attending football games with Huey Long, Hamilton Johnston's involvement with the construction of John M. Parker Auditorium, and Roger Richardson's LSU career. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0052.

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

Robert, E. B. (Edward Bane). Papers, 1921-1972, undated. 1.5 linear ft. Location: 6:51, OS:R. Faculty member at LSU for 29 years, Dean of the College of Education for 24 years. Papers chiefly relate to Robert's autobiography THE LIFE AND WORK OF E. B. (TED) ROBERT and include research materials, a typescript, and galley and page proofs. A volume entitled FOOTNOTES NOT IN THE BOOK and a copy of the autobiography are included. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2708.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

Robinson, Michael D., Collection, 1907-1944. 13 items. Location: Misc:R One letter and twelve picture postcards comprise this collection. Letter from Willaim Weeks Hall praises the job the military is doing during the war (presumably World War II) and the country's gratitude toward the soldiers. Postcards are of Baton Rouge, LSU, and New Orleans buildings and include, among others, images of the State Capitol and grounds, Huey Long pool at LSU, North Boulevard, the French House, general campus scenes (old and new campus), Charity Hospital, and the interior of the Roosevelt Hotel. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4845.

Ross, William D. Papers, 1939, 1953. 5 items. Location: UU:165. Dean of the LSU College of Business Administration. Histories of the Louisiana Highway Commission, and letters of transmittal to Dr. Ross. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2348.

Referenced in Guides: Transportation, LSU

Roy, V. L. (Victor Leander), 1871-1968. Volumes, 1894-1913 (bulk 1894-1904). 7 vols. Location: H:12. Native of Mansura, Louisiana, an early graduate of LSU, and a Louisiana educator for nearly forty-six years. Roy was Louisiana's first agriculture agent. He formed the Corn Club, a youth agriculture group which developed into the 4-H club. Collection consists of Roy's personal diary and notebooks. Entries in the diary are concerned primarily with his activities in New Orleans, and his attendance at Tulane Graduate School, Marksville Academy, and Southwestern Louisiana Institute. The diary also refers to family matters. Five notebooks contain notes for courses in physics and related subjects at Tulane University. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2225.

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

Russell, Richard J. Papers, 1905-1993. 16 linear ft. Location: 7:78-96, OS:R. Professor of Physical Geography, LSU; director of the Coastal Studies Institute; and international authority on geology. Professional papers include correspondence, manuscripts of writings, lectures, field notes, materials pertaining to professional organizations, photographs and maps, and other materials pertaining to Russell's career. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2648.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

Saliers, Earl A. Collection, 1911. 27 vols. Location: T:3-5. Native of Ohio, LSU accounting professor. Handwritten and typewritten transcripts of materials pertaining to western frontier military campaigns during the War of 1812, copied and arranged in volumes by Saliers. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1515.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Samuelson, Hyman, 1919- . Papers, 1936-2007. 3 linear ft. Location: X:16-18. Correspondence, diaries, personal narratives, military records, photographs, and illustrations reflect the life of a young Jewish man while attending Louisiana State University and his military experiences while serving in New Guinea in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 96th Battalion. They relate his academic and social activities in college and difficulties encountered as part of an engineering regiment of African American troops. Samuelson discusses military bureaucracy, troop morale, discipline, engineering projects, and tropical diseases. Throughout the diaries, he tells of his personal growth and his interpersonal relationships, especially with Dora Reiner. He also refers to damaged caused by a severe storm in the Pacific, probably Typhoon Helen. Mss. 4934.

Scheler, Armin, Papers. 1925-2007, undated (bulk 1949-1985). 3.75 linear ft. Location: 121:1-3, OS:S. Sculptor and professor at Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). Papers include correspondence, drawings, photographs, printed items, slides, and writings related to Scheler's activities as a sculptor and professor while living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. For further information see online catalog. Mss. 4989.

Referenced in Guides: Education, Baton Rouge, LSU

Scouten, Arthur Hawley. Papers, 1934-1992. 0.2 linear ft. 118:4. Arthur Hawley Scouten, a writer and scholar, attended Louisiana State University, where he received his B.A. (1935), M.A. (1938), and Ph.D. (1942) in English. During the 1930's, he worked as an assistant in the LSU Athletic Department, managing Tiger Stadium during home football games. Scouten went on to teach at the University of Pennsylvania from 1947-1980. His research interests included Shakespeare, American literature, and 18th-century British satire. Papers consist of correspondence, printed items, and photographs documenting Scouten's career. Correspondence relates primarily to his work in the academic profession. There are also several letters from Russell Long. Later letters to his son, Lee, recount his memories of Robert Penn Warren, Cleanth Brooks, and James Monroe Smith at LSU; and managing Tiger Stadium. Printed items consist of programs for professional conferences, news clippings, a 1935 voter's registration card, and several LSU football field passes from the 1930's. Photographs include a signed photo of Russell Long as a student, construction of a building at LSU in 1936, and several images of Scouten. Mss. 5049.

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

Scroggs, William O., 1879-1957. Papers, 1941, 1950. 5 items. Location: Misc.:S. Economist, journalist, educator, and retired dean of the LSU Graduate School. Personal correspondence and correspondence related to publications. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 965.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU, Literature

Shaver, Claude L. Papers, 1924-1973. 6 linear ft. Location: 77:103-109, OS:S. Professor, Louisiana State University (LSU) Department of Speech. Papers include professional correspondence, materials relating to the Southwest Theater Conference, and items pertaining to theater groups in Louisiana; teaching speech and drama at LSU; and other aspects Shaver's career. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2769.

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

Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh). Letter, 1876 February 11. 1 item. Location: Misc:S, Vault:1, Vault MRDF 11. Soldier, president of Louisiana State Seminary of Learning, and Union general in the Civil War. A letter to General James Watson Web pertains to criticism of General Sherman's memoirs and General Grant's response to his memoirs. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2846.

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

Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh). Letter, 1889 September 5. 1 item. Location: Misc:S, Vault:1, Vault MRDF 11. Soldier, president of Louisiana State Seminary of Learning, and Union general in the Civil War. Letter written to General Woodbury deals with General William T. Sherman's memoirs. Sherman expresses disappointment at the meager profits from the book and his refusal to accept lucrative offers to publish excerpts in newspapers. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3303.

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

Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh). Letters, 1860. 2 items. Location: Misc:S, Vault:1, Vault MRDF 11. Soldier, president of Louisiana State Seminary of Learning, and Union general in the Civil War. Letters to G. Mason Graham, chairman of the Board of Supervisors of the Seminary, pertain to arrangements for public examination of students and to a trip to his home in Ohio. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3044.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh). Letters, 1860 November 14, December 1. 2 items. Location: Location: Misc:S, Vault:1, Vault MRDF 4. Soldier, president of Louisiana State Seminary of Learning, and Union general in the Civil War. Letters to his adoptive father, Thomas Ewing. The first letter states that Sherman's position in Louisiana is stable and that he will remain. A second letter reflects the political environment in Louisiana just prior to the Civil War. He comments that secession is imminent, and he states that he will not act inconsistent with his allegiance to the United States government" (Dec. 1, 1860). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3253.

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

Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh). Letters, 1863-1889 (bulk 1882-1889). 6 items. Location: Misc:S, Vault:1, Vault MRDF 13. Soldier, president of Louisiana State Seminary of Learning, and Union general in the Civil War. John Eaton Tourtellotte was his military aide-de-camp. Sherman's letters to Colonel Bingham, Charles Jones, and Mrs. Carpenter relate to his command of the Department of the Tennessee, his public appearances and social activities following his retirement from the army, and his plans to publish his memoirs. Included are three letters to Tourtellotte discussing Sherman's final tour of duty in the Northwest, a proposed overland to Vancouver, and the final illness and internment of Ulysses S. Grant. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2378.

Referenced in Guides: Civil War, Education, LSU

Shropshire, Charles A. Papers, 1943-2018 (bulk 1996-2002). 1.5 linear ft. Location: UU:335-336, OS:S. First African American district attorney of Louisiana in the 20th Judicial District (East Feliciana Parish and West Feliciana Parish). Papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, other printed items and ephemera, genealogical items, certificates, awards, plaques, a scrapbook, a guest book, daily planners, photographs, negatives (35mm film strips), six VHS tapes, one floppy disk (3.5-inch), and other materials documenting Charles A. Shropshire's personal life and professional career as an attorney, an assistant district attorney, and a district attorney. Topics covered include Shropshire's 1996 campaign and election as district attorney for the 20th Judicial District of Louisiana; his 2002 re-election campaign; and his involvement in African American churches and professional organizations in Greater Baton Rouge, East Feliciana Parish, and West Feliciana Parish. Collection unprocessed but open for use. Mss. 5393.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Baton Rouge, African Americans, LSU

Simon, Joseph and family. Papers, 1882-1948. 1.5 linear feet, 28 volumes. Location: 98:S, C:80-81, O:59-60, OS:S. Papers of Joseph Simon consist of tax, real estate, and financial documents, and store merchandise inventories related to J. Simon & Son, Simon’s jewelry business, and properties that he owned in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Other papers include correspondence related to Simon’s participation in Congregation B’nai Israel and its efforts to recruit newly arriving Jewish families in the city. Mss. 2379.

Simpson, Lewis P. Papers, 1923-2004 (bulk 1980-2000). 24 linear ft. Location: 95:83-106. Professor of English at Louisiana State University, 1948-1980. Collection documents the professional life of Simpson and includes correspondence, essays, drafts, conference materials, articles, memos, photographs, reviews, speeches and lectures, reports, meeting minutes, bibliographies, awards, clippings, poems, film projects, television scripts, contracts, and curriculum vitas. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4412.

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

Sims, Robert Nicholls. Address, 1903. 1 item (typed transcription). Location: MISC:S. Louisiana educator and public official, and New Orleans banker. Address given at the ground-breaking services for Alumni Hall on the old campus of LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2347.

Sims, Robert Nicholls. Diary, 1885-1886. 1 vol. Location: M:20. Father of Nita Sims Breazeale, and father-in-law to H. Payne Breazeale, prominent Baton Rouge, Louisiana, residents. Diary kept while Robert Sims attended LSU describe academic life when Sims was a student at LSU. Entries concern his studies, student life, and social life. Diary entries For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2442.

Referenced in Guides: Education, Baton Rouge, LSU

Sinclair, James B. Manuscripts, 1965-1966. 71 items. Location: W:142. Professor of Plant Pathology at LSU. Typewritten copy with handwritten revisions of 'Rhizoctonia Solani: Special Methods of Study,' by Dr. Sinclair for a section of the book RHIZOCTONIA SOLANI. Included is correspondence with participants of the Rhizoctonia symposium held in 1965. Correspondence and research materials pertaining to citrus diseases in Louisiana. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2319, 2320.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU, Literature

Skimmers Club. Records, 1921-2005. 2 linear feet. Location: 92:20-21. Social group and unofficial book club formed by wives of LSU faculty in 1927. Includes scrapbooks (1946-2000) containing clippings, photos, banquet invitations and napkins, guest lists, bylaws, bulletins, correspondence, Thank You cards, memorials, and obituaries. Collection also includes historical data, rules, bylaws, officer and member lists, treasurer's reports and meeting minutes and agendas, and book lists. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4625.

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

Slabotsky, Harry. Diploma, 1906 June 27. 1 item. Location: OS:S. Diploma for LSU Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering issued to Harry Slabotsky. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3319.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Slowey, Robert M. Photographs, circa 1961-1979. 1,912 color slides [35mm]. Location: V:48. 1941 graduate of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La. Images depict various plantations (buildings, grounds, and remains), historic markers, churches, banks, schools, museums, courthouses, hospitals, cemeteries, ruins, landscapes, and other architectural sites in Louisiana and Mississippi. Mss. 4598.

Smith, Fred M., 1928-. Manuscript, 1966. 3 items. Location: UU:173. Associate professor of Education, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La. Manuscript, notes, and galley proof of EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT FOR THE CLASSROOM TEACHER, by Fred M. Smith and Sam Adams. (New York: Harper and Row, [1966]). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2257.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU, Literature

Smith, James Monroe. Papers, 1924-1939. 0.5 linear ft. Location: R:15. President of LSU (1930-1939). Collection contains personal accounts, photographs, correspondence, invitations and announcements, scrapbook materials, newspaper clippings, and diplomas. Two accounts of Monroe's family history and career at LSU. One account describes meetings with Huey Long regarding LSU and the other discusses the controversy over the misappropriation of LSU grant money, and the ensuing investigation by Governor Richard Leche. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4490.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Education, LSU

Smith, James Monroe, 1888-1949. Papers, 1931. 12 items. Location: Misc.:S. President of LSU (1930-1939). Miscellaneous items pertaining to the inauguration ceremony. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1742.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

Smith, James Monroe, 1888-1949. Photograph collection, 1935-1955. 35 items. Location: R:23. President of Louisiana State University (1930-1939). Photographs show LSU campus buildings and grounds. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3077.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Smith, James Monroe, 1888-1949. LSU songs, 1937. 1 printed item. Location: Misc.:S. President of LSU (1930-1939). Autographed presentation copy of LSU songs from Castro Carazo. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2006.

Referenced in Guides: Performing arts, LSU

Smith, James Monroe. Passport, 1937 May 8. I item. Location: Misc.:S. This United States passport of James Monroe Smith Sr., president of Louisiana State University between 1930 and 1939, was issued on May 8, 1937, and bears visas for Germany, Great Britain, France, and Italy. Mss. 3991.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Smith, Winifred Thomas. Papers, 1901-1958. .5 linear ft. Location: D:80, LSU alumna and Baton Rouge resident. Daughter-in-law of James Monroe Smith, Sr., past president of LSU. Photographs, correspondence, printed items, illustrations, and other materials related to the football career and later life of Arthur J. 'Tommy' Thomas, Winifred's father. Items related to Winifred's academic and social life at LSU are included. Some items in the collection belonged to James Monroe Smith, Sr. Vault. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3517.

Referenced in Guides: Women, Baton Rouge, LSU

Smith, Winifred Thomas, Photograph collection, 1908-1925. Location: E:69, box 15. Daughter-in-law to James Monroe Smith Sr. was president of Louisiana State University (1930-1939). This collection consists of two photographs of the children of James Monroe Smith Sr., three photographs of the Garig House on Lafayette Street in Baton Rouge, a photograph of a gathering honoring the 1908 Louisiana State University football team, a photograph of Charles E. Coates and James W. Nicholson, and a photograph of the War Memorial Tower on the LSU campus. Mss. 3991.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Snee, J. E. (Joseph Emmett), 1895-1966, Photograph collection. 1914-1944. 41 items (35 are photographic copies, 6 are photocopies). Resident of Baton Rouge, employee of the Standard Oil Company, and director of the Stancola Refinery Band. Photographs made or collected by Snee of LSU students, Governor Ruffin G. Pleasant's inauguration, World War I military service, Baton Rouge landmarks, and Standard Oil Company. Collection also includes two band programs and other ephemera. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4069.

Society of American Foresters, Gulf States Section records, circa 1937-1980. 3 linear ft. Location: 47:19-20. Society of American Foresters (SAF) represents the forestry profession in the United States. Records of Gulf States Section of the SAF document its business, educational and professional activities. They consist of correspondence, by-laws, minutes, resolutions, reports, and professional papers presented at meetings. Also contained are files on membership; chapters, groups, and sub-groups in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Chapter files include LSU. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3953.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

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