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Louisiana -- Politics and government

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

David B. Vitter Congressional papers

Identifier: LaRC-1010
Scope and Contents The David B. Vitter Congressional Papers collection contains materials accumulated over his tenure as both a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and of the Senate. The majority of the files document legislative activities, services to constituents, campaigns, press and communications, and Hurricane Katrina recovery efforts (Senate only). These topics and more are illustrated through a range of paper document types, including clippings, correspondence, briefing books, constituent...
Dates: 1992-2016

David Treen papers

Identifier: LaRC-651
Scope and Contents David C. Treen was the first Republican Governor of Louisiana (1980-1984) since Reconstruction and the first Republican in recent years to represent Louisiana in the House of Representatives (1973-1980). The collection consists of materials from his time as both congressman and governor. The congressional files consist of federal agency, project, legislative, subject, correspondence, veterans affairs, and House committee files.  The gubernatorial files include alphabetical, subject, federal...
Dates: 1966-1984 (bulk: 1973-1984)

Democratic Conservative Parish Committee Minutes

Identifier: LaRC-B-129
Scope and Contents

Minute book of the Democratic-Conservative Parish. On the back of the book is a list of rules governing the committee, the commissioners, voting proceedured and a list of the delegates from the various wards.

Dates: 1879-1882

F. Edward Hébert papers

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)

Folder 3: Correspondence with Politicians, bulk: 1985, 1990-1993, 2009

 File — Box 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: NA-366-01-03
Scope and Contents

Contains letters to and from federal and Louisiana state politicians. 51 pages

Dates: Majority of material found within 1985, 1990-1993, 2009

Folder 4: Correspondence with Politicians (continued), bulk: 1980, 1983-1986, 1988-1990, 1994-1997, 2001-2002, 2010-2011

 File — Box 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: NA-366-01-04
Scope and Contents

Conatins correspondence with federal and Louisiana state politicians. 89 pages

Dates: Majority of material found within 1980, 1983-1986, 1988-1990, 1994-1997, 2001-2002, 2010-2011

Hale Boggs and Lindy Boggs papers

Identifier: LaRC-1000
Scope and Contents Researchers are advised to only load one series at a time, or to perform a keyword search in the search box. Loading the entire finding aid ('Detailed description') will result in significant delays. The collection contains the congressional correspondence, legislative papers, speeches, photographs, selected personal papers and scrapbooks of Hale and Lindy Boggs. Hale Boggs was Democratic House Majority Whip and Majority Leader prior to his death in 1972, when his wife, Lindy, took over his...
Dates: 1914-2006 (bulk: 1947-1990)

League of Women Voters of New Orleans records

Identifier: LaRC-556
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of administrative records chiefly of the New Orleans and Baton Rouge League of Women Voters, including financial records, minutes, correspondence, clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, broadsides, informational flyers, and mimeographed sheets.

Dates: 1915-2008

Louisiana Political Ephemera

Identifier: LaRC-Ephemera-Political
Abstract How to Use This Collection Louisiana Political Ephemera is interfiled with LaRC’s general ephemera collection, accessible in the large filing cabinets in the Schiro Reading Room. This collection is “self-serve,” meaning that patrons may retrieve folders from the cabinets themselves. The ephemera collection is arranged alphabetically according to subject headings. For this collection, each series title functions as the primary subject heading for the folders....
Dates: 1860-2010

Marie Corinne Morrisson Claiborne "Lindy" Boggs papers

Identifier: NA-244
Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of ephemera related to women's political organizations and activism in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. It includes correspondence, invitations, event programs, and miscellaneous literature covering many women's organizations and political issues of interest to Lindy Boggs during her career.

Dates: 1974 - 1992

New Orleans Scrapbook

Identifier: LaRC-B-271
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook with 97 pages containing clippings from New Orleans and New York newspapers regarding the political and economic conditions in New Orleans and national politics. Also mentioned are several court cases.

Dates: 1871-1878

St. Martin family papers

Identifier: LaRC-68
Scope and Contents The St. Martin family papers consist of correspondence, journals, legal documents, business and property records, bills and receipts, genealogical material, photographs, and ephemera. The materials pertain chiefly to the St. Martin family, although there is also material relating to allied families, such as the Perret and D'Arensbourg, each of which include some of the earliest European settlers in Louisiana. Of note in this collection are: French-language documents dating to the eighteenth...
Dates: 1732-1950; Other: Majority of material found within 1834-1949