Manuscript Resources on Louisiana State University

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Bradsher, Earl Lockridge. Poems, 1954-1966. 1 linear ft. Location: UU:138. Poet, author, and professor of American literature at LSU. Manuscript poems on a wide range of subjects. Included is an unpublished manuscript of an anthology of poems (1964) by Bradsher entitled, 'In the shadow of science, and other poems.' For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2673.

Referenced in Guides: LSU, Literature

Breaux, John B. Papers, 1933, 1938, 1963, 1970-2004 (bulk: 1987-2004). Approx. 781 linear feet . Location: Room B6, Map Cage, Vault:54. Correspondence, briefing books, bills, reports, testimony transcripts, research files, news releases, printed materials, audio-visual and electronic files, photographs and memorabilia documenting the political and U.S. Congressional career of Louisiana Representative (1972-1986) and Senator (1987-2004) John B. Breaux, and the work of his office. In addition to Senate and House files, contains materials related to his campaigns, the Democratic Party, and the Washington Mardi Gras. Topics include, among others, flood control, abortion, transportation, energy, the environment, taxes, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and healthcare, consumer protection, wetlands conservation, base closures in Louisiana, commerce, trade, and agriculture policy, especially for sugar and rice. For additional information, see the online catalog. Mss. 4922.

Breazeale, Elizabeth, 1919-, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1993. 1 sound cassettes (50 min.), transcript (35 p.), index (13 p.). Location: L:4700.0304. LSU alumnae and Kappa Gamma House board president. Breazeale describes her experiences as a student at LSU and a member of the Kappa Gamma Sorority. She describes LSU social life; women's clothing; layout and use of the Panhellenic Building; dormitory rules; ceremonies and traditions; the push for the construction of sorority houses; her thoughts on LSU today; and problems with the Legislature and university funding. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0304.

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

Breazeale, Nita Sims. Family Papers, 1811-1981 (bulk 1905-1943). 9.5 linear ft., 3 v. Location: 47:8-12, OS:B, N:9, 65:3, vault. Baton Rouge, La. resident. Papers relate to the Breazeale and Sims families of Baton Rouge, Donaldsonville, and Natchitoches, La. They consists of correspondence, legal documents, printed material, photographs, and artifacts related to World War I and World War II, Bundles for Britain, Inc., genealogy, and state and local history. For further information see online catalog. Mss. 2442.

Brian, Clara Alma. LSU diploma, 1915. 1 item. Location: OS:B. Includes an LSU diploma for a Bachelor of Arts degree signed by Thomas Boyd. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2525.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Brooks, Cleanth, 1906-. Letter: New Haven, Conn. to Annette Duchein, 1984 December 21. 1 item. Location: Misc:B. American scholar, writer, and professor of English at LSU and Yale University. Brooks mentions his preparations for forthcoming Jefferson Lecture and other lectures and his plans to visit Louisiana; he also comments on the use of the work 'reckon.' For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4602.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU

Brooks, Cleanth, 1906-, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1992. 2 sound cassettes (2 hours), Transcript (81 pages). Location: L:4700.0142. American scholar, writer, and professor of English at LSU and Yale University. Brooks discusses his family background; his education; Robert Penn Warren, his friend and advisor; teaching at LSU; the LSU English Department; work on Southern Review and its demise; and Southern Review's predecessor, The Southwestern Review. Brooks also describes LSU politics; and the scandal and reform surrounding the career of LSU President, James Monroe Smith. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0142.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Brooks, Cleanth, 1906-. Papers, 1936-1963. 28 items. Location: W:49. American scholar, writer, and professor of English at LSU and Yale University. Collection consists of miscellaneous papers concerning administration policy at LSU and Phi Beta Kappa faculty at LSU; also typescript of Eliot H. Stanley's Harvard College Honors Thesis, The Tiger Stays For Dinner, 1963. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3426.

Referenced in Guides: Education, LSU, Literature

Broussard, James F. Photograph collection, 1936. 1 black-and-white negative, 1 copy print. Location: 65:5. This collection consists of one copy negative of a photographic print of the salon of La Maison Française (the French House) on the campus of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La., and one copy print made from that negative. Mss. 3467.

Referenced in Guides: LSU

Brown, Harry Bates, Sr. Papers, 1908-1970. 14 linear ft. Location: T:109-122, OS:B. Professor of agronomy, LSU. Personal papers include family correspondence, legal and business records, and memorabilia. Professional papers include correspondence, research notes, materials pertaining to professional organizations and teaching, and manuscripts of published books. Mss. 2530.

Referenced in Guides: LSU, Literature