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Louisiana -- Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Benedict family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-461
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers of Benedict family members in the United States, from the early nineteenth century until the late twentieth century.  Included are school and personal papers, correspondence, home recipes and remedies, land ownership papers, photographs, certificates and diplomas including an 1879 pharmacy diploma from the University of Louisiana, an 1890 Tulane Law School commencement program, invitations, financial papers, clippings, maps, a small painting on wood, printed...
Dates: 1804-1974; Other: Majority of material found in 1855-1917

Cathcart and Hutton's Journal

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-B-97
Scope and Contents Report of James Leander Cathcart and James Hutton, agents of the U.S. Government, of an expedition for the survey and selection of vacant unappropriated public lands which produce timber suitable for use for the U.S. Navy. The journal describes a trip from Norfolk, Va., to New Orleans, La., via the Southeast pass of the MIssissippi. The journal gives detailed information on topography, vegetation, weather and incidental data on shipping, health conditions and customs.
Dates: 1818-1819

Rich Magill papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1107
Scope and Contents The Rich Magill papers contain research materials and notes, articles, letters to the editors, and other material related to Magill’s career as an activist, writer, and publisher. The collection also includes minutes and other organizational materials from the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Lesbian and Gay Issues and the Louisiana Lesbian and Gay Political Action Caucus. Magill was a member of both the committee and LAGPAC, and worked closely with other activists and local politicians on the...
Dates: 1980-1997

Stewart Butler papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1099
Scope and Contents The Stewart Butler papers contain letters, notes, minutes, ephemera, and other materials from his career as a political activist. The collection has been divided into the following series:Series 1: LAGPAC: Butler's papers from his work with LAGPAC and NORCO/LAGPAC are arranged into two subseries. They are then arranged chronologically by document type. General files contain press releases, inter-organizational correspondence, flyers, and other materials related to the day to day...
Dates: 1936 - 2017; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1993