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Louisiana Historical Society.

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Frank Leo Loria papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-395
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, pamphlets, articles, photographs, invitations, speeches, and die-cast stamps. Frank Leo Loria (b. 1898-) was a surgeon at the Tulane University School of Medicine. He was very interested in Italian-American affairs, writing articles for La Voce Coloniale, many of which can be found in the collection. Loria also founded the Virgilian Society in 1921 to create better relations between Italians and New Orleanians. Information about the Society, as well...
Dates: 1933-1975

Hewitt L. Ballowe papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-273
Scope and Contents Dr. Hewitt L. Ballowe was a physician and folklorist from Buras and Diamond, Louisiana. The collection consists of Ballowe's correspondence, a large number of handwritten and typewritten drafts of his books, newspaper clippings, bills and receipts, certificates, genealogy, a photograph, and a scrapbook containing William L. Shirer's Berlin Diaries in newspaper clippings. Most of the correspondence is with Dr. R. Matas, M.M. Wilkerson of Louisiana State...
Dates: 1818-1951

J. Mitchell Pilcher papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-306
Scope and Contents Joseph Mitchell Pilcher was a poet, newspaper writer, social worker, and religious educator. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and bound typescripts. There are also journals containing Pilcher's poems or information about him. Much of the correspondence is with his friend, George Kent, as well as with various publishers. There are Alabama Writers' Conclave and National Poetry Day materials as well as copies of songs for which Pilcher wrote...
Dates: 1890s-1972

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