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Scott Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-233

Scope and Contents

Scott Wilson was in public relations and also a major political campaign manager in Louisiana. He led ad campaigns for Maison Blanche, Latin American commerce, Coastal Television Company, New Orleans Cotton Exchange, the City of New Orleans, and the St. Charles Hotel. He worked on the campaigns of such notable politicians as Hale Boggs, John McKeithen, Victor Schiro, F. Edward Hebert, and Allen J. Ellender. The collection consists of personal and business correspondence, advertising campaign material, reading files, and scrapbooks. Also included are campaign materials for notable Louisiana politicians, including Hale Boggs, John McKeithen, Victor Schiro, F. Edward Hebert, and Allen J. Ellender.

Dates

  • 1921-1978 (bulk: 1945-1965)

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 laws.

Biographical / Historical

Scott Wilson was in public relations and also a major political campaign manager in Louisiana. He led ad campaigns for Maison Blanche, Latin American commerce, Coastal Television Company, New Orleans Cotton Exchange, the City of New Orleans, and the St. Charles Hotel. He worked on the campaigns of such notable politicians as Hale Boggs, John McKeithen, Victor Schiro, F. Edward Hebert, and Allen J. Ellender.

Extent

102 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject, then chronologically. It consists of 215 boxes and 10 volumes. It is 102 linear feet.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2011 by LAC Group.

Title
Scott Wilson papers
Author
LAC Group
Date
04/07/2013
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