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John Wilds papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-910

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the manuscript of John Wilds' book, Afternoon Story, a history of the New Orleans States-Item, published in 1976 by the Louisiana State University Press. The papers consist of first, second, and third drafts of his manuscript as well as notes on writing the book.

Dates

  • 1976
  • Other: Date acquired: 04/06/1979

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical / Historical

John Wilds was city editor and special writer for the New Orleans States-Item. He is the author of Afternoon Story, a history of the New Orleans States-Item, published in 1976 by the Louisiana State University Press. Wilds is also the author of Crises, Clashes, and Cures: A Century of Medicine in New Orleans. The book, published in 1978 by the Orleans Parish Medical Society, was illustrated by John Chase with an introduction by Charles Dufour. He wrote New Orleans, Yesterday and Today: A Guide to the City with John Chase, Charles L. Dufour, Osborne K. Leblanc, and Walter G. Cowan.

Extent

4.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged as follows: manuscript of Afternoon Story, manuscript of Hot Lead and Hot Heads, other manuscripts, and notes. The collection consists of four boxes.

Source of Acquisition

John Wilds.

Method of Acquisition

Gift.

Related Materials

See also John Wilds "Crises, Clashes, Cures" manuscripts, Manuscripts Collection 592

Other Descriptive Information

OCLC Number: 789357982

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LAC Group
Date
07/07/2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US