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Fisher, Charles L. Commission. 1884 Dec. 31. 1 item. Location: OS:F. Commission appointing Charles L. Fisher tax assessor for West Feliciana Parish, signed by Governor Samuel Douglas McEnery. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 444.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Fitzgerald, Desmond, Letter, 1877 April 24. 1 item. Location: Misc.:F. Hydraulic engineer, superintendent of the Boston Water Works. Letter written from New Orleans, Louisiana, during the U. S. troop withdrawal at the end of Reconstruction, comments on visits to headquarters of Governor Francis T. Nicholls and his defeated rival Stephen B. Packard. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1787.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, New Orleans 1866-

Flanders, Benjamin F., 1816-1896. Papers, 1827-1889 (bulk 1864-1875). 863 items. Location: U:109-112, Vault:1. Governor of Louisiana and mayor of New Orleans during Reconstruction. Flanders came to New Orleans from New Hampshire in 1843, left at the outbreak of the Civil War, and returned in 1862. Official papers and letters, including Civil War correspondence with a variety of Union military and political leaders. Collection also documents other federal posts held by Flanders, including U.S. representative and U.S. assistant treasurer. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 671.

Fleming, Robert, 1912-, Oral history interview. 1 sound cassette (1 hour); transcript (28 p.). Deputy Press Secretary under Bill Moyers during President Lyndon B. Johnson's administration. Fleming discusses role of the media during Johnson's administration, Johnson's attitude toward news personnel, and the Vietnam Conflict television coverage. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0017.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Fleming, Walter L. Collection, 1848-1914 (bulk 1860-1890). 2 linear feet. T:64-65. Collection consists of transcriptions of material pertaining primarily to the organization, history, and administration of Louisiana State University. Correspondence relating to official University business comprises bulk of the collection. Some early correspondence reflects political views at the time of the Civil War, and later correspondence of Walter Fleming and Leroy S. Boyd, son of David F. Boyd, relates to the history of the LSU. Other material consists of reports, printed items, writings, and the research notes. Also included are photographs of early LSU Boards of Supervisors, faculty, and other persons associated with the University. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 890, 893.

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

Floridablanca, José Moñino y Redondo, conde de. Document, 1788-1789. 1 vol. Location: M:20. Report made to King Charles III in 1788 and repeated to Charles IV in 1789 by the Conde de Floridablanca. A royal decree to Pedro Rodriguez, Conde de Campomanes, is at the end of the volume. The report is not an original representation, but it may have been a record copy made by various scribes or clerks. In Spanish. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1173.

Referenced in Guides: Spanish, Politics

Flournoy, Alfred. Papers, 1824-1936. 1 vol. Location: G:6. Medical doctor and cotton planter of Pulaski, Tennessee, and after 1838, cotton planter of Greenwood Plantation in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, and leader in the Democratic Party. Bound typewritten copy of a scrapbook, containing papers of Dr. Flournoy, Civil War letters to and from Flournoy's sons Alfred, Jr., and Alonzo, and related newspaper clippings and family histories. For further information, see online catalog.Mss. 628.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Plantations, Civil War, Medicine

Foster, Murphy J. and family. Papers, 1880-1955 (bulk 1880-1930). 4.3 linear ft. Location: UU:286-287, 98:F. The collection extensively documents Foster's political career, his relationship with his wife Rose Ker Foster, and their children's formative years. Materials in the collection include correspondence, financial papers, legislative papers, and printed items. Topics addressed include family matters such as the development and education of the Foster children; Rose's management of Dixie Plantation in Murphy's absences; and Foster's political career and the issues that concerned him, such as the Anti-Lottery campaign, a national income tax, regulating railway rates, flood control, poll taxes, and protection of sugar growers. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4710.

Fournet, John B., 1895-1984. Papers, 1844, 1927-1970, undated 70 linear ft., 8 ms. vols., and 16 reels of films. Location: 8:74-75, 8:79, 102:6-10, 115:48-50, 124:, OS:F, 98:F, 124, Vault:1. Louisiana attorney, politician, and Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court, 1949-1970. Personal and professional papers reflect Fournet's career as schoolteacher and principal, lawyer, politician, and judge. The papers include materials which reflect Fournet's association with Huey P. Long. Also included are political campaign materials and films; photographs; scrapbooks; judicial opinions and decisions; and newspapers. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2558.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Education, Long Family

French consular and diplomatic documents, 1786-1822. 4 items. Location: Misc.:F. Documents from the French consulates of New York City and Baltimore, Maryland, pertaining to commercial and other interests of French citizens; and a draft of a communique (1822) from the French charge d'affairs in the United States. In French. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1186.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, French

French, George N. Papers, 1911, 1931-1941. 0.5 linear feet. Location: 10:46, 98:F, OS:F. Louisiana reporter and speech writer for Huey P. Long. Correspondence, writings, photographs, newspaper clippings, and fliers document the life of George N. French, particularly during his involvement with Louisiana governor, Huey P. Long. Items pertaining to Long include fliers, photographs, and speeches. Writings about Homer Grove are also included. Unprocessed. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3695.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Long Family

Freret, William. Certificate, 1841. 1 item. Location: Misc.:F. Document signed by Governor Andre Bienvenu Roman of Louisiana, certifying William Freret as the mayor of New Orleans. Mss. 5317

Referenced in Guides: Politics, New Orleans to 1861

Frey, Fred C. (Frederick Charles), 1891-1980, interviewee. Oral history interview, 1977. 2 sound cassettes (2 hours); transcript (66 pages). Location: L:4700.0019. Former Dean of Men and Professor Emeritus of Sociology at LSU. Interview concerns Frey's early life, his experiences as a student, teacher, and administrator at LSU; LSU President Thomas D. Boyd; early faculty members; and the development of the university from 1916 (when he came as a student) to the 1930s. Notable individuals mentioned include John M. Parker and Huey Long. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0019.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, LSU, Long Family

Friends of Gillis Long. Records, circa 1966-1977 (bulk 1976-1977). 0.2 linear ft. Location: T:14. Records pertain to a fundraiser barbecue held by the Friends of Gillis Long on November 5, 1977 at the Port Allen Community Center. The fundraiser was held in preparation of U.S. Representative Gillis Long's 1978 re-election campaign for the Eighth Congressional District of Louisiana. Records consist of a binder (unbound) containing copies of correspondence to and from Gillis Long, staff lists, contributor and supporter lists, and fundraiser planning documents. Items of note include invitation letters from Gillis to Blanche Long, Katherine H. Long, Jimmie Davis, Mary Evelyn Parker, T. Harry Williams, Edwin Edwards, John J. McKeithen, and Speedy O. Long (filed in Special Letters section of binder). Mss. 5389.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Acadiana

Frotman, L., Document, 1877 Jan. 16. 1 item. Location: OS:F. Certification of election and commission of L. Frotman as Constable of the 1st Ward, Carroll Parish, Louisiana, January 16, 1877. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 60.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Fuqua, Charles K., Papers, 1911-1913. 256 items, 1 ms. vol. Location: U:26. Campaign manager for J. Y. Sanders, candidate for United States Senate term beginning March 1915, for the Democratic nominating primary. Letter File Book (1913) containing letters in regard to the application of Charles K. Fuqua for appointment as United States Marshal, Eastern District of Louisiana. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1946.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Fuqua, Henry L. (Luce), interviewee. Oral history interview, 1979. 1 sound cassette (20 minutes); index (1 page). Location: L:4700.0012. Son of Henry Luce Fuqua, Louisiana governor. Interview identifies photos of buildings from Hope Farm, New Iberia, and the Atchafalaya swamp levees; and discusses the old Governor's Mansion and his father's defeat of Huey Long. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0012.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Baton Rouge, Long Family

Fuqua, Henry L. (Luce), interviewee. Oral history interview, 1979. 1 sound cassette (1 hour); transcript (54 pages). Location: L:4700.0021. Son of Henry Luce Fuqua, Louisiana governor. Interview discusses his family, living in Baton Rouge, the Flood of 1912, his father's work as head of the penitentiary in Baton Rouge (1916) and Angola, his involvement with LSU and Southern University, and his gubernatorial campaign (1924). Notable individuals mentioned include Felton Clark, William H. Dalrymple, Thomas D. Boyd, Annie Boyd, and Huey Long. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4700.0021.

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

Fuqua, Henry Luce, 1865-1926. Speech, 1923 November 16. 1 item. Location: Misc. General manager of the Louisiana State Penitentiary (1916-1923) and governor of Louisiana (1924-1926). Printed copy of speech delivered at the Athenaeum, New Orleans, relative to his candidacy for governor. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2571.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, New Orleans 1866-

Fuqua, Henry Luce, 1865-1926, Scrapbooks. 10 vols. Location: H:24. General manager of the Louisiana State Penitentiary (1916-1923) and governor of Louisiana (1924-1926). Scrapbooks reflecting the political situation in Louisiana during the gubernatorial campaign of 1923, and the political activities of Governor Henry L. Fuqua and contemporary figures during his administration, 1924-1928. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 241.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Fuqua, Henry Luce, 1865-1926, Papers. 68 items and 2 pamphlets. Location: C:72. General manager of the Louisiana State Penitentiary (1916-1923) and governor of Louisiana (1924-1926). Pamphlet containing biography and gubernatorial campaign platform, 2 campaign speeches, 1 poster, photograph, and 63 newspaper clippings pertaining to his campaign and political activities during his governorship. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 241.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Galbrith, T. I. Papers, 1879-1888. 4 items [photostats]. Location: Misc. Justice of the peace for the 3rd Ward of East Carroll Parish, Louisiana. Letters to Galbrith from P. B. Pinchback, pertaining to African American employment (1879); a document signed by Governor Samuel D. McEnery, appointing Galbrith justice of the peace; and an oath signed by Galbrith. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 778.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, African Americans

Gallatin, Albert. Letter, 1803 Oct. 31. 1 item [photocopy]. Location: Misc.:G. Letter from Secretary of the Treasury Gallatin to Governor William C. C. Claiborne of the Mississippi Territory concerning instructions to Claiborne for taking possession of Louisiana and for the temporary government of the province. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1944.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Gamble, Harry Pollard, Sr. Papers, 1875-1987, undated (bulk 1954-1972). 2.5 linear feet. Location: 40:. Public affairs and personal correspondence, printed items, and written materials of Harry Pollard Gamble of New Orleans, Louisiana, political figure, secretary of the Louisiana Conservation Commission, and founder of the American Society for the Preservation of State Government and Racial Integrity (ASPSGRI). Materials primarily relate to conservation of natural resources, ASPSGRI, and his efforts in the fight to uphold segregation in Louisiana. Personal papers present are his completed and partial works of history and historical fiction (especially related to the Cane River area), family and business correspondence, including his son's World War II letters, and materials related to Gamble's football career at Louisiana State University. For additional information see online catalog. Mss. 4054.

Gardiner, John I. Papers, 1839-1918 (bulk 1839-1877). 43 items (on 1 reel of microfilm and 4 photographic prints). Location: Mss.Mf:G, Misc:G. Cotton planter of Grand Coteau, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. He was appointed as tax collector of that parish in 1873. Earliest documents include family letters from Maryland, receipts for the burial of slaves, bank drafts, and tax receipts. Included is a Confederate tax estimate and assessment of agricultural products (1863) and Gardiner's appointment as tax collector. Reconstruction broadsides include an announcement concerning special taxes upon all professionals, trades, and stores, letters concerning Governor William Pitt Kellogg, and an address to African American voters. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2206.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Civil War, African Americans

Garig, William Wallace and Family. Papers, 1855-1959, undated (bulk 1900-1953). 1.75 linear ft., 10 manuscript volumes. Location: 7:58-60, OS:G. Confederate veteran and poultry breeder of Baton Rouge, La. Papers pertain chiefly to W. W. Garig's animal husbandry work and social life and the teaching careers and social lives of his daughters Mercedes and Louise Garig. Materials include correspondence, writings, financial documents, photographic items, printed materials, scrapbooks, and diaries (including W. W. Garig's Civil War diaries). Mss. 2993

Garrard, William. Letter, 1817 March 2. 1 item. Location: Misc.:F. Letter written from Washington, D.C., to Levin Wailes of Opelousas, Louisiana, discussing congressional decisions and a debate over land office locations. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2946.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Gasparin, Agenor de, 1810-1871. Letters. 1862-1871. 57 items. Location: U:100. French statesman, philanthropist, and writer on religion and abolition. Letters to the American translator of his books discussing the American editions and commenting on American politics, Abraham Lincoln, abolition, the Civil War, and Reconstruction. In French. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1350.

Gay, Edward J. and family. Papers, 1797-1938 (bulk 1838-1910). 62 linear ft., 165 volumes. Location: H:25-27, OS:G, VAULT:1, VAULT:33, VAULT:40, Y:1-62, Y:81. Planters of St. Louis Plantation near Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, Louisiana. Edward J. Gay was a U.S. representative (1884-1889); his grandson of the same name was a U.S. senator (1918-1921). Personal and business papers of the Gay and related families, containing materials on the Civil War and Reconstruction, St. Louis Plantation, the sugar cane industry, slavery. Also includes Representative Gay's congressional papers. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1295.

Gay, Edward J. Answer in Kellogg v. Gay, 1885 Jan. 19. 3 items. Location: MISC:G. These papers concern the suit of Kellogg v. Gay, in which William P. Kellogg disputed the election of Edward J. Gay as U.S. Representative for the Third Congressional District of Louisiana on November 4, 1884, instead claiming himself to be the winner. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4400.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Gay, Edward J., III. Congressional file, 1888-1921. 18 linear ft. Location: Y:62-80, OS:G, Vault:1. Comprised of official congressional files that document the political career of U.S. Senator Edward James Gay III. Files consist of correspondence, legal documents, and printed material pertaining to political campaigns, state and national elections, political patronage, legislative bills, Dept. of Agriculture, construction of levees by the Mississippi River Commission, and the participation in elections and political support of African-Americans. Legislative correspondence discusses pending bills concerning pensions, tariffs, health of rural populations, the creation of the Department of Education, and the transportation, storage and marketing of livestock. Files also contain selected subject materials relative to the American Legion bonus (1920), cotton, sugar, League of Nations (1919-1920), the United States Post Office, railroads, women's suffrage, and U. S. military academies. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1295.

Gay-Butler-Plater family. Papers, 1814-2016. 30.5 linear ft., 25 volumes. Location: G:43-85, OS:G, Q:1-6. Planters of Iberville, Lafourche, and Terrebonne parishes, Louisiana. Correspondence, financial records, legal records, photographic materials, and personal papers created and accumulated by the Gay, Butler, Plater, and Price families of Louisiana documenting their political, social, and financial affairs. Mss. 4872.

Gayarré, Charles E. A. Collection, 1720-1895 (bulk 1845-1857). 588 items, 1 microfilm reel. Location: U:124-132, VAULT:7, MSS.MF:G. Louisiana planter, statesman, jurist and historian. Plantation and business records, legal documents, historical and political writings, and personal correspondence of Gayarré. The collection indicates national and state political sentiment and activities and records Gayarré's career as a historian and political analyst and the founding of Louisiana's state library. Partly in French, Spanish and German. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 156.

Referenced in Guides: Spanish, Politics, Plantations, French, German, Literature

Gayarré, Charles E. A. Letters and miscellanea, 1853-1929 (bulk 1882-1894). 75 items, 5 volumes. Location: UU:119. New Orleans writer and historian. Letters principally from Gayarre of New Orleans, La., to Edward Clifton Wharton, a New Orleans editor and journalist, comment on literary, political, and personal matters (1869-1894). Other materials include biographical sketches, newspaper articles concerning Gayarré's writings and lectures, and printed items pertaining to writings by Gayarré and Wharton on Louisiana historical subjects (1853-1929). Part of the Edward Clifton Wharton Family Papers. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1553.

Gayle family collection, 1846-1916, undated 56 items. Location: U:113. Collection of printed materials consisting of broadsides pertaining to the Mexican War and Louisiana politics; funeral notices for Baton Rouge and area residents; and programs for entertainment given by Baton Rouge schools and institutions. Mss. 1818.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Education, Baton Rouge

Gayle, W. O. Record book, 1861-1864. 1 vol. Location: G:1. Sheriff of East Feliciana Parish. Record book containing entries for taxes, payments for cleaning the courthouse, amounts due for sale of opium, sums paid on school fund, list of chairs and supplies turned over to the Quartermaster's Office [C.S.A], and similar matters. East Feliciana Parish Archives Collection. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1100.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Civil War

Gayoso de Lemos, Manuel. Papers, 1792-1799. 41 items, 1 microfilm reel. Location: Vault:7, MSS.MF:G. Spanish governor of the Natchez District (1792-1797). Major Stephen Minor was a planter of Natchez, Mississippi. Letters of Manuel Gayoso de Lemos to Major Stephen Minor concerning general administrative issues and personal matters in the closing years of Spanish rule of the Natchez District. Includes a document by Gayoso titled 'Instructions for my commission to the Chocta Nation' (1792) and a proclamation calling for the reestablishment of peace at Natchez (1797). Partly in Spanish. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 157, 859, 1673, 3099.

Gebelin-Walsh-Hynes-Frenzel family. Papers, 1860-2007 (bulk 1900-1970). 2.5 cubic feet. Location: 92:69-71, OS:G, AA:, MSS.MF:G. This collection of photographs and a few textual materials provides a largely visual record of the allied Gebelin, Walsh, Hynes, and Frenzel families. Beginning in the 1860s and continuing through the 1980s, portraits and informal photographs document the lives of family members and family friends and acquaintances. A few images, beginning 1900 and continuing until the 1960s, record three family homes in Baton Rouge. The bulk of the material documents the life and times of Elizabeth Gertrude Gebelin Hynes (Feb. 20, 1911-Feb. 9, 1982) including her childhood, marriage, travels, family events, and social life and customs of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4983.

Gendron (Lorraine P.) Papers, 1970-2008 (bulk: 1980-2008). 1 linear foot. Location: U:312. A folk artist from Hahnville, La. Contains business papers, printed items and photographs related to Gendron's artwork and her meetings with political figures. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 5004.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Women

Gerald L. K. Smith. Broadside, circa 1935. 1 printed item. Location: E:Imprints. Protestant minister and organizer of Huey Long's Share Our Wealth Society. Broadside entitled 'The Spirit and Purpose of Huey Long Shall Never Die' promises that the Society will carry on Long's program. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3016.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Long Family

Gerald Lyman Kennth Smith circular, ca. 1936. 1 item. Location: OS:S. Orator, political organizer, national organizer of Huey P. Long's "Share-the-Wealth" campaign. Printed copy of speeches made by Long's secretary, Earle J. Christenberry, and Louisiana attorney Maurice Gatlin attacking Smith for claiming to be Huey Long's successor and head of the "Share-Our-Wealth" movement. For further information, see online catalog. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1350.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Long Family

Gianelloni, Sabin J., Sr. Family Papers, 1887-1975, undated. 5.75 linear ft., 69 v. Location: UU:316-321, J;20-21, OS:G. Sugar planter of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. Papers consist of correspondence, business papers, personal papers, and printed items relating to the Gianelloni family, the operation of Longwood Plantation, sugar and cane syrup industries, and federal regulations affecting these industries. Correspondence also discusses the political and economic environments in Louisiana and Cuba. Printed items include photographs of field hands and Longwood Plantation store. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3458, 4279.

Gibson, Randall Lee, 1832-1892, Speech, 1888. 1 item. Confederate army general and New Orleans lawyer, later a U.S. representative and senator from Louisiana. Campaign speech for reelection delivered by U.S. Senator Gibson from Louisiana. It includes an account of an interview with President Grant at the time of the Kellogg-Nicholls controversy over the governorship, January 1877. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 619.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Gibson, Randall Lee, 1832-1892. Papers, 1848-1891. 164 items. Location: A:56. Confederate general, New Orleans lawyer, U.S. representative and senator from Louisiana. Early papers reflect student life at Yale University. Civil War papers include orders, general reports, and casualty reports. Letters discuss movements of troops at the Battle of Shiloh and Mobile Bay, Ala. Letter from his sister describes New Orleans in 1861. Later papers consist of business record, mortgages and leases for various plantations. Available on microfilm 5735: University Publications of America Confederate Military Manuscripts Series B, Reel 6. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2402, 2412, 2423.

Gilbert, T. B., Sr. Letter, 1894 November 10. 1 item [photocopy]. Location: Misc.:G Letter to J. L. Matthews discusses strategy used in engineering a victory for Democrat Charles Boatner in the 1891 congressional race, claiming that success was due to the registration of African Americans. Boatner ran successfully against Populist/Republican Alexis Benoist. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3107.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, African Americans

Gilkison, Helen, 1909-1948. Papers, 1925-1962 (bulk 1925-1948). 218 items, 29 vols. (3 ms. vols., 26 printed vols.). Location: U:167-168, 98:G. Louisiana journalist. Papers include correspondence (1929-1953) from national and local journalistic figures, manuscript writings (1927-1947), newspaper clippings, printed materials, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to Gilkison's activities at LSU and as a journalist. Clippings relate to LSU, local politics, and the death of Huey Long. Collection includes a broadside concerning a bill for a poll tax law signed by O. K. Allen and Huey Long. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1901, 2175.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Women, LSU, Long Family

Goff, John K., Letter, circa 1820s. 1 item. Location: Mosc.:G. Member of House of Representatives. Letter to Mr. Thomas Freeman, Surveyor General of the District South of Tennessee, written by John K. Goff recommends the appointment of Jessee Gwin as one of the deputy surveyors for Washington Parish, Louisiana. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 160.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Goodridge, L. W. Letter, 1862 Feb. 1. 1 item. Location: Misc.:G. Letter written by L. W. Goodridge to Gideon Wells, U.S. Secretary of the Navy, concerns the Direct Tax bill before the U.S. Congress, and its financial impact. The letter also discusses the abolitionists' political tactics in London and mentions John Slidell and James Mason traveling to Paris. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3666.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, African Americans

Grace, Lucille May. Scrapbooks, 1908-1956. 127 items and 13 ms. vols. Location: A:27, 84:1-6, OS:G. Register of the State Land Office. Series of eleven scrapbooks (1929-1950) and political campaign items (1956) of Lucille Grace Dent; and two scrapbooks and newspaper clippings (1908-1927) of her father, Fred J. Grace, Register of the State Land Office from 1908 until his death in 1931. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1863, 2145.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Women, Baton Rouge, Long Family

Gradinego, H., Notebook, 1880-1888. 1 vol. Justice of the peace of St. Martin Parish, Louisiana. Notebook of H. Gradinego. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 799.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Graham, W. B. Papers. 1933-1936. 62 items. Location: E:45, J:24. Agent for the Louisiana State Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation. Papers relate to the Bureau's responses to reports of criminal activities, mainly in Louisiana. They consists of investigation reports; photographs, including photographs of officers burning a marijuana field; scrapbook (1933-1936, n.d.), and newspaper clippings concerning activities of criminals such as John Dillinger and Clyde Barrow. Other items and clippings pertain to the assassination and funeral of Louisiana Senator Huey P. Long. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3002

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Long Family

Grand Pré, Charles Louis Boucher de, 1754-1809. Succession Papers, 1809-1816. 16 items. Location: Misc. Governor of the Baton Rouge District, West Florida. Statements and receipts for payment of accounts filed in connection with the settlement of the estate of Grand-Pre by Pedro Favrot and Samuel Fulton, executors, George Mather, tutor for his minor children, and Philip Hicky and Gilbert Leonard, auditors. Included is a copy of an inventory of the goods and effects of Alexander See, a weaver, who died on Philip Hicky's plantation, Hope Estate. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1067.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Plantations

Gray, Helen. Manuscripts, circa 1912-1915. 3 items. Location: A:56. Southern journalist, resident of New Orleans. Typescripts of an account of Gray's travels in Finland prior to World War I and her views on Southern economy and politics. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1250.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Women

Great Southern Lumber Company. Collection, 1924-1938. 129 items, 2 printed vols. Location: UU:163, OS:G. Lumber company chartered in Pennsylvania in 1902, and owners of land, a sawmill, and other timber-related industries in Bogalusa, Washington Parish, Louisiana. William H. Sullivan was vice-president of the company (1905-1929) and mayor of Bogalusa. Collection contains photographs of buildings, machinery, and operations of the Great Southern Lumber Company and its subsidiary, the Bogalusa Paper Company; post cards; publications; and paper specimens. Reforestation efforts of the company; tung oil groves at Isabel, Louisiana; and the Bogue Chitto stock farm are also depicted in photographs. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3225.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Business

Greenback Party. Election ticket, 1880. 1 item. Location: E:Imprints. National and State of Illinois Greenback-Labor election ticket listing James B. Weaver of Iowa for president for the Greenback-Labor Party and Benjamin J. Chambers of Texas for vice-president, nominated in the national convention at Chicago. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1813.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Griffith, Bell. Letters, 1860, 1861. 2 items. Location: Misc.:G. Resident of Maumell, Arkansas. Letters relate to national politics, particularly support of Democratic candidate Stephen A. Douglas in the presidential election of 1860. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2428.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Griffith, Bell. Letters, 1860-1861. 2 items. Location: Misc.:G. Letters reflect the political climate in Maumelle, Arkansas and the support of Democratic candidate Stephen A. Douglas in the presidential election of 1860. Some mention is made of the character of the people, land prices, and crops. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2428.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Civil War

Guess, George W. Letters, 1861-1865. 1 volume containing 45 items [photocopies]. Location: M:19. Confederate officer, prisoner of war in New Orleans. Photocopies of letters concern Civil War battles, the movements of Federal troops, health of his regiment, superior officers, Confederate currency, attitudes towards slaves, civilians, and Governor Allen's emancipation proclamation in Louisiana. Letters (1864-1865) from Alexandria and Shreveport concern his court-martial and imprisonment. There is also a manuscript copy of the 'Obligation taken by the Knights of the Golden Circle,' a secret political society. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 793.

Gunby, A. A. (Andrew Augustus), 1849-1917. Papers, 1864-1973 (bulk 1849-1917). 152 items; 15 vols. (4 ms. vols., 11 printed vols.). Location: UU:215-216, O:17, 98:G, OS:G. Monroe lawyer, Louisiana Appeals Court judge (1881-1892), orator, poet, author, educator, and politician. Gunby founded the Louisiana Chautauqua and was active in the 1892 anti-lottery campaign. Collection includes Gunby's manuscript poetry, prose, speeches, papers, and photographs. Published writings deal with the education of African Americans and racial conflicts in the South. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3266.

Gutch, J.W.G. Letters, 1852-1853. 2 letters. Location: Misc.:G. J.W.G. Gutch was a British surgeon and, later, a messenger to Queen Victoria. Two letters to J.W.G. Gutch, one from London discussing an upcoming meeting, another from Paris mentioning the author’s waiting on a messenger from Constantinople.  Both express concern for Gutch’s health. Mss. 822.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

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