Manuscript Resources on Politics

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Jahncke, Ernest Lee, Sr. Papers, 1798-1962 (bulk 1908-1959). 2,037 items, 32 vols. Location: U:137-140, F:22-23, OS:J, Vault:1. Rear Admiral in the Naval Reserve, assistant secretary of the navy during the Hoover administration, president of Jahncke Interests in New Orleans, and first executive director of the Louisiana State Department of Commerce and Industry. Papers documenting Jahncke's civic, cultural, and professional interests. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1713, 1805.

James Madison. Will, 1812. 1 item. Location: Misc. First Protestant Episcopal bishop of Virginia and president of the College of William and Mary. Handwritten and typewritten copy of the last will and testament of James Madison recorded by the clerk of court, James City County, Virginia. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 893.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Education

Jastremski, Leon, 1843-1907. Family Papers, 1836-1947. 336 items, 3 ms. vols. Location: W:23, M:21, OS:J, 98:J, Mss.Mf:J. Polish-born Louisiana politician, journalist, and newspaper publisher who served as mayor of Baton Rouge (1876-1882) and United States consul in Callao, Peru (1893-1897). Correspondence pertains to Jastremski's military service in the Civil War, his political career in Baton Rouge, and his term as U.S. Consul in Peru. The collection also contains copies of speeches made by Jastremski, photographs, and prints. Included are three scrapbooks containing clippings and articles about Jastremski's political career. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2951.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Civil War, Baton Rouge, Long Family

Jastremski, Leon, 1843-1907. Papers, 1876-1889. 3 items. Location: Misc., OS:J. Polish-born Louisiana politician, journalist, and newspaper publisher who served as mayor of Baton Rouge (1876-1882) and United States consul in Callao, Peru (1893-1897). Documents concerning property purchased by General Leon Jastremski in New Orleans. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 893.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, New Orleans 1866-

Jefferson Davis cartoon, 1865 ca. 1 item. Location: E:65. President of the Confederate States of America. A political cartoon depicting Jefferson Davis fleeing in women's attire. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3271.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Civil War

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