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Hurricane Katrina Oral History Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Collection 35
Scope and Contents

The Hurricane Katrina Oral History Collection contains interviews with 40 individuals. Interviews were videotaped to mini-DV and audio recorded to tape and mini-tape. For access purposes, the videos and audio recordings were digitized and are available on DVD and CD. Transcripts are available for nine of the interviews. There are also nine produced “final project” DVDs. All materials were produced in the spring of 2006, and all interviews were conducted in New Orleans.

Dates: Created: 2006; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2004

J. Edgar Monroe Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Collection 45
Scope and Contents

The J. Edgar Monroe Collection consists primarily of documents related to Mr. Monroe’s business interests, such as the Canal Bank and Trust Co., Canal Assets, Inc., Electric Bond and Share, and Southdown, Inc. The collection also contains a small number of Monroe’s personal documents and school records of Robert J. Monroe, J. Edgar Monroe’s nephew.

Dates: Created: 1862-1991; Other: Majority of material found in 1931-1969; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2007

J. Gentil Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Collection 68
Scope and Contents The J. Gentil Papers consists of three handwritten documents, all of them in French. The leather-bound volume, titled “Chants de L’exil,” includes sixteen poems or songs. It is unclear if the entries are gathered or the original work of Gentil; entries list a geographic location and date. The other two documents, “Instruction et Avenir” and an untitled manuscript, refer to “College de la Louisiane” and “University de la Louisiane” respectively, suggesting the texts are commencement...
Dates: Created: 1852-1857; Other: Date acquired: 12/10/2012

J. Hanno Deiler Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Collection 04

These papers consist principally of notes Deiler took while researching the history of Germans and German-Americans in Louisiana. They also contain writings by Deiler, a small amount of correspondence, and miscellaneous items. Much of the material is undated; most items probably originated between 1890 and 1909.

Dates: Created: 1890-1909; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1982

Janet Mary Riley Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Collection 33

Janet Mary Riley was the first woman to hold a full-time law school faculty position in New Orleans and is credited with helping to change Louisiana law to make women equal partners in their marriages.

Dates: Created: 1934-1991; Other: Majority of material found in 1965-1979; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1999

John Berthelot Audio Collection

Identifier: Collection 81

John Kennedy Toole Manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Collection 23
Scope and Contents

This manuscript was donated by Lyn Hill Hayward, a longtime friend of Walker Percy's, and described by her as the manuscript given Percy by Thelma Toole. It is a typewritten draft entitled "Ignatius Reilly" (the name of Confederacy's protagonist), with a few penciled edits and blanks where the typist could not identify a word (cf. Ignatius Rising pp. 190-1). It is missing pages 3 and 4.

Dates: Created: 1981; Other: Date acquired: 01/04/2001

John P. Clark Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Collection 57
Scope and Contents

The John P. Clark Papers consist primarily of correspondence and publications.  These materials include correspondence with political thinkers and book publishers, independently published political pamphlets and zines, and serial periodicals such as “Our Generation”.  The collection also contains a small number of flyers, microfilm reels, and reel-to-reel audio recordings.

Dates: Created: 1964-2008; Other: Majority of material found in 1970-2000; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1999

Joseph H. Fichter, S.J., Papers (Part I)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Collection 12
Abstract The papers of Joseph H. Fichter, S.J., document the life of a priest, scholar, and social reformer. As a pioneer in the sociology of religion and as a champion of social justice, Father Fichter has frequently found himself embroiled in controversy and conflict. That vigorous engagement with his times is reflected in these papers, which shed light upon the Catholic Church, the Society of Jesus, academic sociology, and the quest for social reform. Fichter has devoted himself primarily to the...
Dates: Created: 1930-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1930-1980; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1990

Joseph H. Fichter, S.J., Papers (Part II)

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Collection 12b
Scope and Contents Special Collections & Archives received this addition following Fr. Fichter’s death in 1994.  This addition complements the original acquisition of Fichter papers organized as Collection 12.  The types of material—mainly correspondence, manuscripts, transcripts of interviews, and printed material—as well as Fr. Fichter’s principal concerns—the sociology of religion and the quest for social justice—remain very much the same. However, this addition does make new contributions to the...
Dates: Created: 1934-1994; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1993

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