Alexandria (La) -- History
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, scrapbooks, diaries, clippings, local history and family histories of George Purnell Whittington, historian and author, of Rapides Parish, Louisiana. Included are G.P. Whittington's correspondence with noted historians such as Grace King and Herbert E. Bolton. Also included is copies of correspondence of William C.C. Claiborne, Edward Livingston, and Josiah Stoddard Johnston, as well as the letters and diary of John Sibley.
Dates: 1804-1932; Other: Date acquired: 11/02/1953
Scope and Contents This collection contains John Wyeth "Jock" Scott II's papers concerning Louisiana House of Representatives bills, state programs, and campaigns. There are also research notes, correspondence, and meeting agendas. Jock Scott’s papers contain numerous files on various topics of political interest. These files contain research conducted by Scott, his staff, other concerned citizens, or legislative committees, and come in the form of handwritten and typed notes, newspaper articles, published...
Dates: 1969-2008; Other: Date acquired: 01/05/2005
Content Description This collection consists of personal and business papers of William Tait Baynard of Alexandria, La. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, biographical and genealogical information, telegrams, financial documents, insurance papers, post cards, greeting cards, invitations, calling cards and other items of social ephemera, photographs, advertisements, prescriptions and other medical documents, Mexican lottery tickets, stamps, a printed advertising pin tray, a leather wallet, journal...