Manuscript Resources on Politics

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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

Hunter, Edwin. Papers, 1956-2001 (bulk 1970-1980). 2.3 linear ft. Location: T:123-125, OS:H. Practiced law at Smith, Hunter, Risinger and Shuey in Shreveport, Louisiana. from 1940 to 1953; was U.S. Judge originally under President Eisenhower from 1954 to 1993; was Chief Judge, Western District of Louisiana from 1970 to 1976; and presided over federal appellate courts in New York, Texas, Georgia and South Carolina. Papers chronicle a portion of the legal career of Judge Edwin Ford Hunter, Jr. The first half of the collection contains files that include trial calendars for cases presented before Judge Hunter and copies of legal papers with related correspondence. The correspondence addresses issues discussed in the surrounding legal papers, with the principal parties of the correspondence being attorneys and the judge. The topics of the cases mentioned are general in nature and reflect the typical cases assigned to Judge Hunter. The second half of the collection contains information regarding the integration and desegregation of the public schools in Louisiana, specifically Bossier, Calcasieu, Jefferson Davis, and Rapides parishes. Topics broadly cover the school boards and racial issues for the above mentioned parishes, as well as papers for the Bi-Racial Committee of Calcasieu Parish. Items include copies of correspondence among the school boards, attorneys, and Judge Hunter; statistics of the percentage of African American students in schools; legal documents, such as orders, motions, and briefs; and newspaper clippings. Items for the Bi-Racial Committee include correspondence, membership lists, and meeting minutes. Mss. 4918.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Acadiana, African Americans

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

Hunter, Napoleon Bonaparte. Family Papers, 1841-1968 (bulk 1870-1937). 79 items, 28 vols. Location: T:87, P:19. Mayor and merchant of Waterproof, Tensas Parish, Louisiana. Papers include a ledger containing accounts with individuals and plantations in Tensas Parish and a Mayor's Record that extends through the administrations of Hartwig Moss, Joseph Gorton, and Napoleon B. Hunter. Also included are records and printed material of the Order of the Knights of Pythias, Tensas Lodge No. 84, and of the Woodmen of the World. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2360.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Plantations, Business