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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 as its by-laws, is in the collection. There is also material about the assassination of Huey P. Long and his alleged assassin, Carl Austin Weiss.

Dates

  • 1933-1975

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

Frank Leo Loria (b. 1898-1988) was a surgeon at the Tulane University School of Medicine. He was very interested in Italian-American affairs, writing articles for La Voce Coloniale and founding the Virgilian Society in 1921 to create better relations between Italians and New Orleanians.

Extent

5.00 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The collection has no discernable order. The collection consists of five boxes.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Dr. Frank Leo Loria. Date acquired: 12/01/1975.

Accruals and Additions

Additional materials added to the collection in 1982.

Other Descriptive Information

OCLC Number: 784997841
Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Author
LAC Group
Date
04/06/2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

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