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F. Edward Hébert papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-650

Scope and Contents

F. Edward Hébert (1901-1979) was the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives from the state of Louisiana, holding office from 1941-1977. The collection consists of political correspondence, hundreds of scrapbooks and photograph albums, subject files, bound press releases and speeches, a manuscript for his autobiography (Last of the Titans), political cartoons, awards, and audio/visual materials.

Dates

  • 1916-1979 (bulk: 1940-1978)

Creator

OFFSITE LOCATION

The collection is stored offsite. Researchers must contact specialcollections@tulane.edu at least two business days (48 business hours) in advance for access to these materials.

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 law.

Biographical / Historical

F. Edward Hébert (1901-1979) was the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives from the state of Louisiana, holding office from 1941-1977. He graduated in 1924 from Tulane University and was the first sports editor of the Tulane Hullabaloo. A member of the Democratic party, Hébert was chairman of the House Committee on Armed Services from 1971-1975 as well as a member of the House Committee on Un-American Activities. He was also actively involved in the expansion of the junior ROTC program.

Extent

643 Linear Feet (901.00 Boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged chronologically by topic. The collection consists of 901 boxes and 400 volumes. It is 643 linear feet.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by F. Edward Hébert in 1973.

Processing Information

Collection processed by LAC Group in 2011.

Author
LAC Group
Date
08/03/2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
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