Manuscript Resources on Politics

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Habersham, Barnard Elliott, b. 1814. Letter, 1840 Sept. 1. 1 letter. Location: Misc. Rev. Barnard Elliott Habersham was an Episcopal minister and son of Richard Wylly Habersham, U.S. Representative for Georgia (1839-42). B.E. Habersham at Charleston, S.C., writes to Emma Mathewes Habersham at Augusta, Ga., regarding his trouble finding good servants, a smallpox outbreak, his father's poor health, and other family news. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4012.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Medicine

Habersham, John, 1754-1799, Letter, 1784 May 26. 1 item. Member of Continental Congress and Indian agent in Georgia. Letter describes progress of land sales in Georgia. Habersham also discusses relations with the Creek Indians and the role of Spain in fomenting the ill-will of the Indians toward Americans. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2620.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Hahn, Michael, 1830-1886. Letter, 1864 Jan. 6. 1 item. Location: Misc.:H. Governor of Louisiana (1864-1865) and Louisiana congressional representative. Letter from Hahn to John McNair, Superintendent of Public Education, sanctioning and authorizing McNair to apportion public school funds in the State treasury to loyal parishes of the State and to exclude insurrectionary parishes. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 903.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Civil War, Education

Hamilton, William S. Papers, 1780-1930 (bulk 1807-1861). 3 linear ft., 14 manuscript volumes, 16 microfilm reels. Locations: T:81-87, H:21, OS:H, MSS.MF:H. United States Army officer under General Wade Hampton; slave owner and planter of Holly Grove Plantation, West Feliciana Parish; and politician who served on the first board of trustees for the College of Louisiana and a term in the Louisiana Legislature. While most papers pertain to William S. Hamilton's social, political, and professional life, some papers also pertain to John Hamilton (William S.'s father) and the children of William S. and Eliza C. Hamilton. Papers reflect the administration of United States Army troops in the Territory of Orleans and Mississippi and give an inclusive picture of national and Louisiana politics. Included are descriptions of Southern college facilities and curricula and early medical treatments in hydropathy (hydrotherapy). The papers also document conditions in the United States Army during the Mexican War, land speculation in Texas, and various aspects of plantation life and economy (including purchasing and treatment of slaves). Part of the George M. Lester Collection. Mss. 1209.

Hamilton, William Sutherland. Papers, 1766-1879, 1942. .5 linear ft. Locations: UU:148, OS:H. United States Army officer; slave owner and planter of Holly Grove Plantation, West Feliciana Parish; and politician who served on the first board of trustees for the College of Louisiana and a term in the Louisiana Legislature. Papers consist chiefly of letters received and written by William S. Hamilton but also other Hamilton family members, including John Hamilton and Eliza C. Hamilton, and other friends and relatives. In addition to documenting family news and communications, correspondence reflects aspects of plantation economy; health problems and diseases, including yellow fever; medical treatments; conditions in the United States Army during and after the War of 1812; and the political and economic situation in Texas (1840-1844). Mss. 3167.

Hammond, John H. Letter, Jan. 1. 1 item (also typewritten copy). Location: Misc.:H. Southerner living in Chicago. Congratulatory letter to General Philip H. Sheridan for his handling of the political disturbance in the Louisiana legislature. Included are references to a plan by the Ku Klux Klan and the White League to take over the government of the Southern States. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2232.

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Hampton, Wade, 1818-1902. Letter, 1867 August 13. 1 item. Location: Misc. Confederate general during the Civil War. Letter to a friend pertains to a speech he has written and explains his attitude toward the extension of political and civil rights to African Americans. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2844.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, African Americans

Hargrave, W. Lee. Papers, 1973. 3.5 linear ft. Location: 77:119-122. LSU law professor. Papers include notes, correspondence, memos, drafts, and other materials relative to the 1973 Louisiana Constitutional Convention. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3179.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, LSU

Harris & Ewing. Photographs of Asa Leonard Allen, approximately 1930-1940. 5 photographs. Location: MISC:A, OS:A. Asa Leonard Allen was a member of the House of Representatives from the State of Louisiana. He represented the Eighth Congressional District as a Democrat. He served eight terms, but did not run for a ninth term because George Shannon "Doc" Long wanted the position and Allen was loyal to the Long family.The Photographs of Asa Leonard Allen include five photographs from the 1930s and 1940s. A 1944 photograph includes Allen with a group witnessing President Franklin Roosevelt signing the GI Bill of Rights in the Oval Office. Another photograph depicts Allen with a woman who presumably is his wife and another depicts Allen working at his law office in 1930. Two photographs are undated portraits taken by photographers Harris & Ewing. Mss. 5130.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Education

Harris, John S. (John Spafford), 1825-1906. Letter, 1885 Jan. 3. 1 letter. Location: Misc. John S. Harris served as a member of the state senate (1868) and was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate (1868-1871). Harris in Helena, Mont., quotes Caecilius: "If each to each be all he can, A very God is man to man." Mss. 4130.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Harrison, Pat, 1881-1941. Letter, 1928 Oct. 1. 1 letter. Location: Misc. Pat Harrison was a U.S. Representative (1911-1919) and U.S. Senator (1919-1941) for Mississippi. Pat Harrison, writing in his capacity as a member of the Advisory Committee of the Democratic National Committee, expresses to a party supporter in Mississippi his optimism for the presidential candidacy of Al Smith. Mss. 3850.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Hart-Bonnecaze-Duncan Family Papers, 1775-1949 (bulk 1840-1875, 1905-1940). 2 linear ft., 2 mf reels. Location: T:18, OS:H, Mss.Mf:B. Baton Rouge families related by marriage. Leon Bonnecaze was a businessman and French consular agent; Samuel Hart was the first chief of the Baton Rouge Fire Department; Robert Hart served as Baton Rouge mayor in 1898-1902. Papers include correspondence and writings; legal records; financial records; ephemera; sheet music; and photographs. Papers provide some information on civilian conditions in the Civil War and on the Baton Rouge Fire Department. Partly in French and Spanish. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3371, 4208.

Harwell, James Maury, Letters, undated 3 items. Location: MISC:H. Mississippi congressman. Copies of two letters by Harwell, one addressed to U.S. Senator Pat Harrison, the other to U.S. Senator Burton Wheeler, urging a negative vote on the proposed 'Lease-Lend Bill' and copy of memo from M. E. Hill regarding scrap iron campaign. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3439.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Hatcher, William B., Papers, 1904-1947 (bulk 1941-1946). 1.5 linear ft. Location: 11:13-14, OS:H. LSU President (1944-1947), History Department faculty member, and long-time Superintendent of East Baton Rouge Parish Schools. Consists of correspondence, photographs, and other personal and administrative records from Hatcher's career as an educator, administrator, and community fixture. Notable correspondents include Jimmie H. Davis and G.B. Erskine. For additional information, see online catalog, Mss. 4242.

Haymaker (Richard W.) collection on Yoshihiro Hattori, 1984-2016. 14 linear feet. Location: 2:22-28, OS:H. Yoshihiro Hattori was a Japanese foreign exchange student living with the Richard W. Haymaker family of Baton Rouge, La. He was shot and killed by homeowner Rodney Peairs. when he and Webb Haymaker mistakenly went to the wrong house looking for a Halloween party. Armed with a 44 Magnum revolver, Peairs shot the teen, claiming he feared for his life. The collection consists of correspondence, reports and studies on gun violence, civil trial testimony, and state and federal gun legislation. Also included are project and events files, printed items, audiovisual material, and the files of several activist organizations. The collection chronicles the death of Yoshi Hattori and the subsequent criminal trial of Rodney Peairs and a wrongful death suit brought against him by Yoshi's parents, Masaichi and Mieko Hattori. The collection follows the Haymakers' involvement in control gun, a speaking tour in Japan, and a meeting with President Bill Clinton and Masaichi and Mieko Hattori at the White House. Mss. 4698.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Baton Rouge

Haynes, Bythell. Letter, 1857. 1 item. Candidate for election to the Louisiana Legislature from East Feliciana Parish. A handbill of a printed letter from Haynes to the voters of East Feliciana Parish. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 133.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Hays, Brooks, Letter. 1 item. U.S. congressman from Arkansas. Cover letter encloses material on fair employment practices from the Library of Congress. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2658.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

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 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 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 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

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

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