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Governors -- Louisiana

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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)

Harnett T. Kane papers

Identifier: LaRC-21
Content Description

This collection consists of literary papers of Louisiana author Harnett Kane. Included are original edited typescripts of historical novels and essays including: Natchez on the Mississippi, Bride of fortune, and Louisiana hayride.

Dates: 1940-1947

Mary Elizabeth Sanders family memorabilia

Identifier: LaRC-275
Scope and Contents This collection consists of items of political and social ephemera pertaining to the family of Mary Elizabeth Sanders of Louisiana. The items predominantly relate to the career of her grandfather, Jared Young Sanders, who served as governor of Louisiana. Also included are New Orleans Carnival invitations and other keepsakes, menus including a handwritten menu, banquet programs, a commemorative button, stationery, a campaign song, printed speeches, items from the 1909 inauguration of...
Dates: 1862-1957; Majority of material found in Early 20th century

Paul Octave Hebert pamphlets

Identifier: LaRC-486
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of pamphlets, circulars, and reports relating to the public career of Paul Octave Hebert. Hebert was the fourteenth governor of Louisiana from 1853 to 1856 and a general in the Confederate Army. There are several documents that relate to the Mississippi River and describe flooding, levees, and improving the mouth of the river.

Dates: 1845-1875

Paul Octave Hebert scrapbook

Identifier: LaRC-818
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of mounted and loose newspaper clippings and other items, relating to the life and career of Paul Octave Hebert of Louisiana. Included are clippings, a photograph, a post card, and printed Civil War broadsides relating to Texas. Some typed transcriptions are included.

Dates: 1852-1918

René F. Clerc collection

Identifier: LaRC-266
Content Description This collection consists of professional and collected papers of René F. Clerc of Louisiana. Included are numerous inscribed photographs of politicians, groups, steamboats, the Huey P. Long Bridge and various places; edited texts; maps; journal issues, newspaper clippings and other printed items. Subjects of photographic portraits in this collection include Jimmie Davis, John Nance Garner, F. Edward Hébert, Richard W. Leche, Huey P. Long, Russell B. Long, John H. Overton, Sam T....
Dates: 1911-1953

William B. Wisdom collection on Huey P. Long

Identifier: LaRC-282
Scope and Contents The William B. Wisdom collection of Huey P. Long includes materials produced during Long’s political career and relating to his assassination, including broadsides, circulars, pamphlets, periodicals, photographs, correspondence, speeches, advertisements, ballots, campaign materials, newspaper clippings, full newspapers and plaques. Correspondence (1925-1940) includes letters from both Huey P. Long and Earl K. Long. There is also a galley proof of "Louisiana Hayride" by Harnett T. Kane and a...
Dates: 1924-1975 (bulk: 1924-1944)