Skip to main content

Mississippi River flood collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-517

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, charts, maps,and printed matter related to the Mississippi River flood of 1927. The printed matter consists mostly of advertisements intended to raise awareness of the flooding problems in Louisiana. Some of the printed matter promotes Louisiana in that it demonstrates that only a small portion of Louisiana was effectd by the flood of 1927. These materials were collected A.B. Dinwiddie, former president of Tulane University and member of the Flood Policy Committee during this time period.

Dates

  • 1912-1928
  • Other: Majority of material found within 1927

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.

Extent

5.00 Folders

0.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by subject. It consists of 5 folders and is 0.25 linear foot.

Status
Completed
Author
Deirdre Barr
Date
06/12/2010
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