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Politicians -- Louisiana

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

E.S. Stoddard papers

Identifier: LaRC-3
Content Description This collection consists of personal papers of E. S. Stoddard. Included are handwritten and typed family and business correspondence, diaries including Civil War era entries while Sgt. Stoddard was a prisoner of war, biographical and genealogical information about his ancestors, speeches, Stoddard's later war memoirs, family scrapbooks primarily containing mounted newspaper clippings from Vermont and Louisiana featuring articles about his administrative and political career as well as news...
Dates: 1857-1908

Gustave Arvilien Breaux papers

Identifier: LaRC-489
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of diaries and other personal papers of Gustave Arvilien Breaux (1828-1910) of southern Louisiana. Included are two handwritten diaries (1859; 1863-1864), correspondence, financial documents, and newspaper clippings. Col. Breaux's writings relate to his work as a lawyer, social and political topics, and later describe experiences and events surrounding the Civil War era. Mention is made of Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis.

Dates: 1859-1899

Isaac N. Marks Papers

Identifier: LaRC-471
Scope and Contents The Isaac N. Marks papers consist of a variety of business and personal letters. Among these are a letter to the City Council on behalf of the Fireman's Charitable Association, letters asking for assistance, and letters suggesting Marks for positions such as governor, mayor, appointment as alderman (1848), board member of the State Board of Health (1879), and School Director of New Orleans (1875). This collection also contains one bound volume, newspaper clippings relevant to Marks'...
Dates: 1848-1896

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

Martin L. Sloane papers

Identifier: LaRC-576
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of personal papers of Martin L. Sloane of Louisiana. Included are Confederate military orders and post-war amnesty oaths, certificates from the offices of Louisiana governors Murphy James Foster and Francis Tillou Nicholls, twentieth-century photostatic copies of death certificates, a wallet belonging to M. L. Sloane, and photographs including a tin-type and a funereal pin.

Dates: 1863-1965

Mary B. Walle collection

Identifier: LaRC-100
Scope and Contents This collection primarily consists of printed items collected by Mary B. Walle of Louisiana. Included are pamphlets, brochures, restaurant and banquet menus, programs, reports, advertisements, holiday greetings, photographs, newspaper clippings, and other printed items. Topics represented include Louisiana politicians such as Huey P. Long, Earl K. Long, Chep Morrison, Sam Jones and others; the Ku Klux Klan; Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré; the Sugar Bowl; and the Mississippi River bridge...
Dates: 1868-1954.

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

Melissa Smith Papers

Identifier: LaRC-1117
Content Description The bulk of the material relates to Smith’s work with Planned Parenthood of Louisiana and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Other documents pertain to the New Orleans Mayor's Conference on Women, the Essence Festival, the YWCA Battered Women's Program, the New Orleans Women's Network, the John Kerry presidential campaign and other organizations. The collection consists of meeting notes, event planning, event fliers, correspondence with politicians, donor lists, photographs, newsletters,...
Dates: 1990-2004

Morse and Wederstrandt Family Papers

Identifier: LaRC-107
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal, professional, and collected papers of members of the Morse, Wederstrandt, and allied families of New Jersey, Maryland and Louisiana. Included are handwritten family correspondence, legal and financial documents, medical notes, photographs, a drawing, New Orleans Carnival ephemera, partially printed invitations, religious funereal papers and prayer cards, calling cards and other items of social ephemera, biographical and genealogical information,...
Dates: 1789-1954; Majority of material found in 19th century

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

Series 1: Louisiana Lesbian and Gay Political Action Caucus (LAGPAC), 1980-1996

 Series — Box 1 - 12
Scope and Contents 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 work of LAGPAC are arranged chronologically. Organizational documents are arranged chronologically by document type (i.e. minutes, bylaws, internal elections, etc.). The documents of the Anti-discrimination Ordinance...
Dates: 1980-1996

St. Clair Adams papers

Identifier: LaRC-291
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of the documents of Richard Leche's defense attorneys. New Orleanian Richard W. Leche, Louisiana governor from 1936 until his resignation in 1939, was later charged with bribery, contempt, income tax evasion, mail fraud, oil fraud and conspiracy to defraud the state. He was convicted of mail fraud and was sentenced in 1940 to ten years in Atlanta federal prison. He was parolled in 1945 and given a full pardon by President Truman in 1952. Most of the papers...
Dates: 1934-1965; Other: Majority of material found in 1939-1940