Manuscript Resources on Politics

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Skipwith, Fulwar, 1765-1839. Correspondence, 1797-1826. 37 items, 1 mf reel. Location: Vault:22, Mss.Mf:S. Consul to France during the French Revolution and later a planter in Baton Rouge. Most of the correspondence is addressed to Skipwith at Montesano Plantation near Baton Rouge, and relates to political and civic matters, and financial affairs. Collection also includes an account book (1795-1797). For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2024.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Plantations, Baton Rouge

Skipwith, Fulwar, 1765-1839. Document, 1807. 1 item. Location: Misc:S.. Consul to France during the French Revolution and later a planter in Baton Rouge. Official letter from the director of the General Liquidation of the Public Debt of France. In French. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 1257.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Business, Baton Rouge, French

Skolfield, Samuel. Letter, 1848 July 29. 1 item. Location: Misc.:S. Samuel Skolfield in Baton Rouge, La., writes George W. Chase in Lewiston, Me., discussing business matters, the upcoming presidential election, his own brief conversations with Zachary Taylor, and news of local deaths, including a man who became drunk and died from a fall from his horse. Mss. 3973.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Business

Slidell, John, 1793-1871. Letters and miscellany, 1844-1861. 145 items. Location: UU:17. Louisiana politician, lawyer, businessman and diplomat for the United States and the Confederate States of America. Papers reflect Slidell's political and diplomatic careers, including his involvement in negotiations to resolve the Mexican-American War. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2029, 2311, 2478, 2483, 2533, 2539, 2675, 2942.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Civil War

Slocum, John, Papers. 5 items, 1967. Location: Misc.:S. Letters from congressmen and others, and an essay pertain to the controversy over the Central Arizona Project, its environmental consequences, and general aspects of water shortages in the Colorado River Basin. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2980.

Referenced in Guides: Politics

Smith, James Monroe. Papers, 1924-1939. 0.5 linear ft. Location: R:15. President of LSU (1930-1939). Collection contains personal accounts, photographs, correspondence, invitations and announcements, scrapbook materials, newspaper clippings, and diplomas. Two accounts of Monroe's family history and career at LSU. One account describes meetings with Huey Long regarding LSU and the other discusses the controversy over the misappropriation of LSU grant money, and the ensuing investigation by Governor Richard Leche. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4490.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Education, LSU

Smith, Moses. Letter, 1847 Feb. 12. 1 letter. Location: Misc. Moses Smith of Holden, Mass., writes to his cousin Melinda Powers in Pittsford, Vt., regarding financial matters and antislavery sentiment over the annexation of Texas and the Mexican War, suggesting the free states ought to separate themselves from the slave states. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 4013.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, African Americans

Smith, Philander. Letter, 1806 April 27. 1 item. Resident of Natchez, Mississippi. Letter from Smith to his brother Jedideah Smith of Massachusetts, relating his economic status, political views, and cost of living conditions of planters. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 634.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Plantations, Natchez, Mississippi

Smith, S. F. Letter, 1875. 1 item. Location: Misc.:S. Insurance agent for the Independent Insurance Agency of Syracuse, New York. Letter sanctions the conduct of General Philip Henry Sheridan during the political disturbances in New Orleans, Louisiana. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2290.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, New Orleans 1866-

Smith, Willie Sargent. Civil War cartoon album, 1861. 1 volume., 1 microfilm reel. Location: Vault:5, Mss.Mf:C. Bound volume of 400 envelopes with printed caricatures of the South from the Northern point of view. Willie Sargent Smith collected the envelopes, which depict such subjects as politics, finances, trade, warfare, morals, race relations, and political leaders such as Jefferson Davis and General G. T. Beaugregard. Most cartoons show the printer's name. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 3411.

Referenced in Guides: Politics, Civil War, Business, African Americans

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