Manuscript Resources on Politics

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Heard, H. J. Letter, 1864 June 11. 1 item. Location: MISC:H. Judge and resident of Baton Rouge. Letter from Judge Heard states that business activity in New Orleans has ceased because African Americans were celebrating that emancipation was in the State Constitution of 1864. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 238.

Heard, William Wright. Letter, 1900 Sept. 24. 1 letter. Location: MISC:H. Governor William Wright Heard of Louisiana invites Governor Lon V. Stephens of Missouri to the third semi-annual convention of the Southern Industrial Association being held in New Orleans. Mss. 3746.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Business

Heberle, Franziska. Letters, 1872-1986 (bulk 1936-1965). 0.25 linear feet [photocopies]. Location: Y:82. Immigrant from Germany, student of social welfare, employee of the Louisiana State Public Welfare Administration, and wife of LSU Boyd Professor of Sociology Rudolf Heberle. Letters to family and friends describing in detail experiences of the writer, her husband, and their three children while adjusting to life in the U.S. Included are accounts of travels in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Europe. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3624.

Heberle, Rudolf. Papers, 1918-1991 (bulk 1936-1980). 9.5 linear feet. Location: 78:93-98, OS:H, Vault:1. Native of Germany and Boyd Professor of Sociology at LSU. Personal papers consist primarily of correspondence (some in German) relating to his need to leave Germany and obtain a position in the U.S. Professional papers include correspondence with sociologists and colleagues world-wide, research on displaced persons in Mississippi and Louisiana, social problems in Germany, German immigration, and World War II, as well as his comments on Naziism. Also included are notes, lectures, published and unpublished writings, and research files. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1921, 2254, 2345.

Heine, Pete. Radio interview, 1975. 1 sound cassette (1 hour); index (2 p.). Location: L:4700.0027. Norman E. 'Pete' Heine, Baker, Louisiana, mayor and candidate for the Baton Rouge Mayor-President race (1976). Discussion of upcoming Baton Rouge mayoral race, Woody Dumas, and Baton Rouge's economy. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0027.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Baton Rouge

Henslee, Elizabeth Trowbridge. Collection, 1876-2004, undated (bulk 1899-1960). 1.85 linear ft. Location: 118:1. The granddaughter of Louisiana Governor and U.S. Senator Murphy J. Foster and Rose Routh Ker from Franklin, Louisiana. The collection contains personal papers, family photographs, political campaign ephemera, newspaper clippings, and cookbooks collected by the Henslee, Trowbridge, and Foster families. A significant component of the collection is the papers and correspondence of Elizabeth’s grandfather. Mss. 5154.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Plantations, Women

Hicky, Daniel and Philip. Papers, 1667, 1762-1846 (bulk 1814-1815). 33 items, 1 microfilm reel. Location: U:103, OS:H, Vault:1, Vault:8, MSS.MF:H. Planters of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. Papers of Daniel Hicky include a land grant, a deed, and a passport. Papers of Philip Hicky mostly pertain to his involvement in the West Florida Rebellion and the Battle of New Orleans. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 720.

Hicky, Philip and Family. Papers, 1769-1901 (bulk 1769-1835). 20 items, 1 letter file book, 1 microfilm reel. Location: VAULT:8, OS:H, MSS.MF:H. Planter and colonel of East Baton Rouge Parish. Unbound and bound (in a letter file book) personal and official papers of Philip Hicky and the Hicky family. Papers pertain chiefly to the West Florida controversy and the Battle of New Orleans but also pertain to family matters and family history of the Hicky family. Some items pertain to the Walsh and Morgan families. Mss. 2007, 2035.

Hilliard, Henry Washington, 1808-1892, Letter, 1868 Nov. 27. 2 items. Location: Misc.:H. Lawyer, congressman, diplomat, and Confederate general. Letter from Hilliard to Salmon P. Chase concerning correspondence from Chase published in the NEW YORK TIMES, and expressing support for the administration of Ulysses S. Grant. Biographical information about Hilliard is also included. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2690.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Hispanic American Collection. 1550-1942 (bulk 1760-1885), undated. 5 linear ft. Location: C:19-23, OS:H. Court transcripts, personal and business correspondence, poetry and plays, newspapers, legal documents, inventories, mining reports, military records, and recipes of the colonial and national periods of Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Mexico. In Spanish. Part of the George De Forest collection. Mss. 1350.

Historical Society of East and West Baton Rouge Parish. Papers, 1776-1919 (bulk 1915-1919). 451 items. Location: UU:127, OS:H, 98. Records consist of administrative files (1915-1919), clippings related to WWI and the Baton Rouge Municipal Centenary, and the papers of Philemon Thomas and Colonel George Morgan. Papers of Philemon Thomas concern the construction of a memorial tablet. Papers of Col. Morgan [photocopies] include his commission as Agent of Indian affairs (Apr 10, 1776), letter from the Marquis de Lafayette to George Washington, and a letter by Thomas Jefferson commenting on Colonel Morgan's loyalty in the Burr Conspiracy (1822). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 131, 893, 1227.

Hoar, George Frisbie, 1826-1904. Letter, 1902 April 22. 1 item. Location: Misc. United States senator. Letter, probably to Julia Ward Howe, discussing the exclusion of African Americans from the General Federation of Women's Clubs. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2707.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Women, African Americans

Hodge, Benjamin, L., d.1864. Portrait, ca. 150-1864. 1 item [photographic copy]. Location: E:70. Representative to the Confederate Congress from the 5th Congressional District, Louisiana (Shreveport). Portrait. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2913.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Civil War

Hodges, Campbell B. Letter, 1829. 1 item. Location: Misc.:H. Letter from King Alphonses XIII to Colonel C. B. Hodges, congratulating him on his appointment as adjutant to President Herbert Hoover and commenting on his services in the U.S. Embassy in Madrid. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 893.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Holland, Henry Richard Vassall Fox. Letters, 1817-1821. 3 items. Location: H. English statesman and supporter of abolition. Letters relate to settling the estate of a friend. Part of the George De Forest collection. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1350.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, African Americans

Holman, William Steele, 1822-1897. Letter, 1861. 1 item. Location:Misc:H. Illinois Congressman. Holman states his favorable opinion on the propositions by John C. Crittenden to restore the Missouri compromise line and protect slavery in the District of Columbia by constitutional amendment. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3635.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Civil War, African Americans

Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964, Letter. 1 item. Location: Misc.:H. U.S. President. Thank you letter to the President of Rollins College for the generous donation and encouragement to the Finnish Relief Fund from President Hoover as chairman. The letter is on Finnish Relief Fund stationery. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2293.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Hornor, Joseph P. Collecton, 1718-1964 (bulk 1850-1890) 0.5 linear ft. Location: OS:H, UU:103, VAULT:1. New Orleans lawyer. Items relate primarily to New Orleans history and include colonial and ante-bellum commercial documents, land claims, slave bills of sale, estate documents, and political materials. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2036, 2055, 2107.

House of Commons Admittance Card, 1839. 1 admittance card. Location: MISC: G. A card dated July 5, 1839 which is to grant access to the gallery of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom, signed by Wollen. Mss. 822.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Hoyt, Stephen. Letter, 1864 September 2. 1 item. Location: Misc. Captain in the Union army and acting mayor of New Orleans in the Civil War. Handwritten letter by Hoyt on Mayoralty of New Orleans letterhead with seal of the city, declaring himself innocent of charges of having threatened city employees in order to influence their vote. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3309.

Hubert, Louis A. Papers, 1832-1846. 10 items. Location: Misc., OS:H. Resident of Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana. Papers consisting of acts of sale for slaves and a plantation, and a commission appointing Hubert justice of the peace of Pointe Coupee Parish in 1846. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1724.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Plantations, African Americans

Huddle, David Franklin, 1852-1921. Papers, 1883, 1885, 1954. 4 items. Location: Misc. Louisiana educator and mayor of Pineville. Letter (1885) invites Huddle to leave Virginia and teach in Pineville, Louisiana. A clipping from the Alexandria (Louisiana) Daily Town Talk is of a ceremony in honor of Huddle. Enclosed is a memo with brief biographical information. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2672.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Education

Huey P. Long scrapbooks, 1921-1939. 57 ms. vols. [principally photocopies]. Location: 132:. Scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings and other printed items such as handbills, speeches, circulars, cartoons, posters, and letters, relating to the political career of Huey Long. Information about national, state, and local politics is also included. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1666.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Long Family

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 newspaper clipping scrapbook, 1929 January 28-March 29. 1 vol. Location: F:3. Louisiana governor (1928-1932), U.S. Senator (1932-1935). Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings relating to Huey Long and the attempt to impeach him. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2600-73.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Long Family

Huey P. Long published materials, 1932-1936, undated 23 items, 5 printed vols. Location: B:12, OS:L. Broadsides, articles, and published volumes chiefly in defamation of Long's political career. Collection includes 3 letters to Edward L. Tinker and his wife referring to Long and Dr. Weiss. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2363.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Long Family

Huey P. Long photograph, circa 1932-1935. 1 item. Location: E:. Louisiana governor (1928-1932), U.S. Senator (1932-1935). Photograph showing Huey Long delivering a speech at Shreveport, Louisiana. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3346.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Long Family

Huey P. Long collection, 1934-1935. 3 items. Location: Misc:H. Louisiana governor (1928-1932), U.S. Senator (1932-1935). Collection includes a photograph of Long and friends, a pamphlet concerning Long and the Senate, and published sheet music. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4264.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Performing arts, Long Family

Huey P. Long broadside, 1934. 1 printed item. Location: E:Imprints. 'The Ring Thugs at Work,' printed statement concerning campaign issues. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3365.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Long Family

Huey P. Long painting, ca. 1935.1 item. Location: OS:L. Governor of Louisiana (1928-1932), and U.S. Senator from Louisiana (1932-1935). He was assassinated Sept. 8, 1935. Photographic reproduction of a painting by New Orleans artist John McCrady titled "The Shooting of Huey Long." It was commissioned by LIFE and reproduced in the magazine's June 26, 1939 issue. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2525.

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

Huey P. Long newspaper clippings, 1935 September-October. 3,204 items. Location: Z:26. Louisiana governor (1928-1932), U.S. Senator (1932-1935). Clippings including news stories and editorials from national newspapers covering the assassination of Huey Long (Sept-Oct 1935), received by Dr. James Monroe Smith, president of Louisiana State University, from Luce's Press Clipping Bureau of New York City. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2031.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Long Family

Huey P. Long broadsides, 1935, undated 3 items. Location: OS:L. Louisiana governor (1928-1932), U.S. Senator (1932-1935). Broadside outlines the educational program of the Share Our Wealth Society (1935), undated broadside details the principles and platform of the Society, and undated form letter was designed to accompany information distributed on the formation of local societies. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2748.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Education, Long Family

Huey P. Long assassination painting, 1976. 1 item [photographic reproduction]. Location: E:.65. Winnfield, Louisiana, attorney, Louisiana governor, and U.S. senator. Huey P. Long assassination painting. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3232.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Long Family

Huey P. Long in Pennsylvania photographs, 1935. 7 items. Location: E:66, Box 10. Seven black and white photographs of then Louisiana Senator Huey P. Long addressing an audience in Pennsylvania in 1935. The photographic prints were created by Harpel Studios of Lebanon, Pa. Mss. 5047.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, 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

Huguet, Adolphe H. (Adolphe Hiram), 1837-1928, Family Papers, 1850-1973. 13 items; 1 microfilm reel. Location: UU:255, OS:H, Mss. Mf.:H. Related families of Adolphe H. Huguet and William S. Pike were influential in the economy and politics of Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Papers include scrapbooks, correspondence, death notices, photographs, legal papers, and other materials relating to the Huguet and Pike families in Louisiana, as well as to their relatives living in Spain and France. Some items in French and Spanish. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3805.

Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955, Letter, 1941 December 12. 1 item. Location: Misc.:H. U.S. Secretary of State. Letter to Governor Coke R. Stevenson of Texas referring to complaints from the Mexican embassy that Mexican citizens were subjected to segregation in commercial establishments in Texas and requesting that steps be taken to improve the situation. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2912.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Business

Hummel, Richard J., Sr. Papers, 1861, 1875, 1894-1896, 1929. 250 items. Location: UU:63, OS:H. Baton Rouge postmaster. Papers of Richard J. Hummel Sr., Baton Rouge, La., postmaster, include an acknowledgment from Governor Huey P. Long of a letter from Hummel concerning a proposed plan for additional financial aid from the state for public schools (1929), a Louisiana state bond (1875), 246 hand-stamped mail covers (1894-1896), and a Louisiana militia commission (1861). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2044.

Hungerford, John Peach. Letter, 1775 Jan. 8. 1 item. Location: Misc.: H. Candidate for the British Parliament. A letter written on behalf of John Peach Hungerford informs Mr. Plumbe that the day of the election is fixed for January 12, 1775. Mss. 5284.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Hunt, H. L., 1890-1975. Letter, 1963 December 4. 1 item. Location: Misc.:H. Letter from Texas oilman, H. L. Hunt, to James L. Ford of Carbondale, Ill., writing that it is his opinion that no one who is active in patriotic efforts in the United States could in any way be connected with the assassination of President Kennedy. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3115.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

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