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John V. Veazie papers

Identifier: LaRC-113

Scope and Contents

The John V. Veazie papers consists of letters to John Veazie from his brother Henry Augustus Veazie of New Orleans and from a sweetheart Vivian M. ("Bebe") Herrington of Biloxi. These letters generally deal with personal matters, but also describe at length entertainment enjoyed, including dances, movies, horse races, baseball games, vaudeville, and pool. There are several letters that concern Veazie's application to play baseball with various clubs, and letters from his brother and sweetheart often mention his activities in the game. Also included are address books.


  • 1914-1933
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1921-1931


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 Veazie played professional baseball with teams from Crowley, Abbeville, Laurel, Meridian, Lafayette, and Rome, Georgia. His brother's name is Henry Augustus Veazie of New Orleans.


3.00 Boxes

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Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged chronologically, with the boxes being made up primarily of correspondence, followed by undated materials arranged by format. The collection consists of 3 boxes.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Date acquired: 12/01/1962.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 1963.

John V. Veazie papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US