Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials written by or relating to Charles Etienne Arthur Gayarré, a Louisiana historian. There is personal correspondence, manuscripts by Gayarré, genealogical material, a biography of Gayarré, notes on his publications, and personal financial records.
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, pamphlets, articles, photographs, invitations, speeches, and die-cast stamps. Frank Leo Loria (b. 1898-) was a surgeon at the Tulane University School of Medicine. He was very interested in Italian-American affairs, writing articles for La Voce Coloniale, many of which can be found in the collection. Loria also founded the Virgilian Society in 1921 to create better relations between Italians and New Orleanians. Information about the Society, as well as...
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of drafts of speeches and lectures given by George C.H. Kernion. Some were given to civic groups, while others were heard over the radio on WJBO in New Orleans, especially his lectures on communism. There is also Kernion's correspondence with Trist Wood (1933-1934). In addition, there is a manuscript of a work called "Don Manuel Gayoso de Lemos." in the collection.
Scope and Contents Dr. Hewitt L. Ballowe was a physician and folklorist from Buras and Diamond, Louisiana. The collection consists of Ballowe's correspondence, a large number of handwritten and typewritten drafts of his books, newspaper clippings, bills and receipts, certificates, genealogy, a photograph, and a scrapbook containing William L. Shirer's Berlin Diaries in newspaper clippings. Most of the correspondence is with Dr. R. Matas, M.M. Wilkerson of Louisiana State...
Scope and Contents Joseph Mitchell Pilcher was a poet, newspaper writer, social worker, and religious educator. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and bound typescripts. There are also journals containing Pilcher's poems or information about him. Much of the correspondence is with his friend, George Kent, as well as with various publishers. There are Alabama Writers' Conclave and National Poetry Day materials as well as copies of songs for which Pilcher wrote the...
Scope and Contents The oldest historical organization in the state, the Louisiana Historical Society was founded in 1835. The collection consists of the organizational records of the Louisiana Historical Society, including correspondence, a history of the Society, newsletters, agendas, reports, cassettes, receipts, other financial records, member lists, publications, pictures, minutes, and proceedings. There is a significant amount of correspondence from President Hugh Wilkinson in 1962 as well as minute books...
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of materials used by Sidney Villere while researching his great grandfather, Jacques Philippe Villere, the first native-born governor of New Orleans. There are genealogical notes on numerous families related to the Villere family, photocopies of documents by and about figures that interacted with Jacques Philippe Villere, as well as Sidney Villere's correspondence. Also included in the collection is material by George C.H. Kernion, a Louisiana genealogist,...
Dates: 1884-1981; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1989