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Title: Aristides Agramonte Yellow Fever Collection

Access over 130 books and journal articles dating back to the 1790s discussing the epidemiology and pathology of yellow fever in New York, Philadelphia, Barbados and New Orleans, among other areas. Books are included from prominent researchers of yellow fever authors such as Benjamin Rush, Carlos Finlay and Aristides Agramonte.

Contact: LSU Health New Orleans, digitalarchives@lsuhsc.edu

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Title: Armand Duplantier Family Letters Collection, 1777-1841

The Armand Duplantier Family Letters date from 1777 to 1841 and contain items from four generations of the Duplantier family, including Armand Duplantier, his uncle Claude Trenonay, Armand's son Armand Allard Duplantier, and granddaughter Amelie Augustine Duplantier Peniston. The collection's historical significance lies not only in what it can tell us about the history of Baton Rouge and nearby Pointe Coupee Parish, but also in what it reveals about the state's colonial period, Francophone Louisiana in the territorial and antebellum era, and the enduring legacy of the state's French antecedents.

Contact: LSU Libraries Digital Services; lsudiglib@lsu.edu

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Title: Charity Hospital Reports

Published from 1842 to 1974, the Charity Hospital Reports are vital to Louisiana's social and medical history and include information not widely available from the nineteenth century. The Charity Hospital Reports include public health information on morbidity and mortality (including information on the yellow fever epidemics in New Orleans), venereal disease issues, disease incidence, vital statistics, and hospital administration.

Contact: medref@tulane.edu; (504) 988-5155

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Title: Charles L. Franck and Franck-Bertacci

Charles L. Franck was a commercial photographer in New Orleans whose individual career and successors covered all but the first decade of the 20th century. In 1955, his studio was purchased by Alfred L. Bertacci Sr., who continued to operate within the same scope of assignments as Franck had done. Tens of thousands of photographs and negatives from the Franck and Franck-Bertacci studios, held at The Collection, chronicle the face and growth of Louisiana, and New Orleans in particular, during the 20th century. The change of the city through its photographed character focuses on major industries (the port, construction, transportation) during a period of racial integration, labor disputes, and urban growth. Social and cultural events–Mardi Gras, weddings, private parties–all feature in the collection as well. As the Franck Collection approaches the present day, the photographs of major building projects (the Louisiana Superdome, bridges across the Mississippi River, nuclear power plants, and petrochemical complexes) touch on issues of suburban and exurban expansion, and environmental issues.

Contact: The Historic New Orleans Collection; louisquery@hnoc.org

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Title: Doussan family papers, 1827-1872

The Doussans were an émigré French family who settled in East and West Baton Rouge Parish, La., in the wake of Napoleon’s downfall. Comprised of correspondence, financial papers, and personal papers of family members, the collection, which dates 1827-1872, reflects the Doussans’s planting operations in West Baton Rouge Parish, financial and legal transactions in Louisiana and France, family activities, interests, and concerns, and the experience of French émigrés in Louisiana as they encountered Anglo-American culture and society. Correspondence includes letters to and from friends and family in France.

Contact: LSU Libraries Digital Services; lsudiglib@lsu.edu

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Title: Germany's Wild Medicinal Plants (Deutschlands wildwachsende Arzney-Pflanzen)

Published in 1828, Johann Gotttleib Mann's Deutschlands wildwachsende Arzney-Pflanzen (Germany’s Wild Medicinal Plants) contains hand-colored lithographs of medical plants, flowers, and fruits.

Contact: Loyola University New Orleans Special Collections & Archives, archives@loyno.edu

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Title: Louisiana State University Agricultural Experiment Station Reports

The LSU Agricultural Experiment Station was established in 1885 as a sugar research station funded by the Louisiana Sugar Planters Association. The station’s purpose was "to develop and improve the agricultural interests and resources of Louisiana, especially the cultivation of sugarcane and rice by scientific and agricultural and chemical experiments and to disseminated information connected therewith." With the passage of the federal Hatch Act of 1887, agriculture research at land grant universities established throughout the US. Today, the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station serves as the research arm of the LSU AgCenter. It is composed of academic departments and research stations across Louisiana. Scientists at research stations develop new knowledge and technologies to help agricultural producers provide citizens of the state and the nation with a vast array of food, fiber, and fuel. More information about the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station can be found here: http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/administration/about_us/research/

Contact: LSU Libraries Digital Services; lsudiglib@lsu.edu

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Title: Loyola University Maroon

The Maroon, the student newspaper of Loyola University New Orleans, has been published since 1923. The Maroon covers student life, campus activities, cultural and athletic events, Loyola University New Orleans administration, faculty and staff, and other features.

Contact: Loyola University New Orleans Special Collections & Archives, archives@loyno.edu

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Title: Loyola University New Orleans Special Collections and Archives Online

This is a small representation of the many photographs, manuscripts, and other materials found in the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library's Special Collections & Archives.

Contact: Loyola University New Orleans Special Collections & Archives, archives@loyno.edu

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Title: Loyola University New Orleans University Photographs Collection

This collection is comprised of photographs dating back to the early 20th century from Loyola's University Archives. Early photographs include some taken by famed New Orleans photographer E.J. Bellocq. Since 1949, the university has employed an official photographer. While a large part of the photographs in the collection come from these university employees, many photographs in the collection are unidentified. When the photographer is known, photos will be credited to that person. Unidentified photos will be credited to the university.

Contact: Loyola University New Orleans Special Collections & Archives, archives@loyno.edu

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Title: LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans Newspaper Clippings

Since 1933, the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center New Orleans (LSUHSC-NO) Library has collected newspaper clippings related to the history and accomplishments of Louisiana's first public health sciences institution.

Contact: LSU Health New Orleans, digitalarchives@lsuhsc.edu

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Title: LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport Audiovisual Collection

This collection contains important events in the history of the LSU Health Sciences Center at Shreveport that were captured on film, as well as recorded interviews of key figures in the development of the School of Medicine. These audiovisual clips represent full length film reels, Umatic tapes, VHS tapes, and cassette tapes located in the LSU Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, Medical Library Archives that were digitized and transferred to DVD and CD.

Contact: Dee Jones; djone4@lsuhsc.edu; 318-675-5458

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Title: LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport Newspaper Clippings

This collection of newspaper clippings documents significant events in the history of the LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport with the primary focus being the establishment of the LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport. Nearly 2,000 clippings from the Shreveport Times and the Shreveport Journal date from the 1960s through the 1980s.

Contact: Dee Jones; djone4@lsuhsc.edu; 318-675-5458

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Title: LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport Photograph Collection

This collection of nearly 3,000 photographs documents the people, facilities, and events that were significant to the growth and development of the LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. With several name changes over the years (Shreveport Charity Hospital, Confederate Memorial Medical Center, and LSU Medical Center), this multi-campus health care and educational institution has a 140-year history. Photographs in this collection are primarily the work of Gordon W. Maxcy, a registered biomedical photographer whose 34-year career began in 1948 at the Shreveport Charity Hospital. During his career he was responsible for photographing employees and hospital events and documenting the daily life at the hospital, nursing school, and medical school. Also included in this collection are historic photographs of the Shreveport Charity Hospital and staff from the late 1800s and the early 1900s taken by Burch Enos Grabill and William "Bill" Grabill, father and son owners of Grabill Studio in Shreveport.

Contact: Dee Jones; djone4@lsuhsc.edu; 318-675-5458

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Title: LSU Medical Center 1991 Commencement Address by Lindy Boggs

On December 12, 1991, retired Congresswoman, Corrine Lindy Boggs, addressed the graduating students of the Louisiana State University Medical Center during the commencement exercises gathered at the Kiefer UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans. Her handwritten notes and the references she used in writing the address were donated to the LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans in 2010 by Dr. & Mrs. Thomas Albert Jr. This collection was given to the Library for preservation in 2012.

Contact: LSU Health New Orleans, digitalarchives@lsuhsc.edu

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Title: LSU Medical Center, New Orleans - Graduation Programs

Printed graduation programs from commencement ceremonies at LSU Medical Center and LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, 1933 to the present.

Contact: LSU Health New Orleans, digitalarchives@lsuhsc.edu

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Title: LSU School of Dentistry Historic Photographs

This collection includes selected photographs that document the major events, significant figures, and facilities of the L.S.U. School of Dentistry. The fifth dental school in the history of Louisiana, LSUSD was established in 1968 on a World War II naval base on Bayou St. John in the city of New Orleans. The only dental school in Louisiana, LSUSD offers programs in dentistry, dental hygiene, dental laboratory technology, and advanced education in major dental specialties. The School of Dentistry library houses an archive of historic documents and photographs pertaining to the school, as well as the history of dentistry and dental education in the state of Louisiana.

Contact: LSU Health New Orleans, digitalarchives@lsuhsc.edu

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Title: The STAR: Radiating the light of truth on Hansen's disease

Full text of the STAR Newsletter, 1941 - present. The STAR, a world renowned international publication educating the public on Hansen's disease, was created in 1941 by patient Stanley Stein at the National Leprosarium (now the Gillis W. Long Hansen's Disease (Leprosy) Center) in Carville, Louisiana.

Contact: LSU Health New Orleans, digitalarchives@lsuhsc.edu

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Title: Tiger Rag - Student newspapers of LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans

The Tiger and The Tiger Rag were newspapers published by the students of Louisiana State University Medical Center. The Tiger, first published on September 19th, 1932, produced 8 volumes of issues from 1932-1940. From 1940 to 1946 it became Journal of the LSU School of Medicine and took a more scholarly approach. Following a brief hiatus, The Tiger Rag was published 1950 to 1994 by the LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans. Individual PDF files of the original newspapers are key-word searchable, or search the collection by subject and select headlines.

Contact: LSU Health New Orleans, digitalarchives@lsuhsc.edu

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Title: U.S. Army 64th General Hospital, organized by LSU Medical School

Documents related to the 64th General Hospital, a World War II medical unit organized by LSU Medical School which served predominantly in Africa and Italy. Materials include: declassified US Army reports, transcripts of interviews with medical officers (from 1971), two newsletters published by hospital staff, one from basic training in Fort Jackson, SC (64th General Observer), and one from the war time Hospital (The Roar). Scrapbooks and loose photos from Italy, Tunisia and training, as well as official photographs of LSU military officers are also included.

Contact: LSU Health New Orleans, digitalarchives@lsuhsc.edu

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Title: William Branks Stewart Collection

Medical illustrations by William Branks Stewart, medical artist at the LSU School of Medicine, 1933- 1950.

Contact: LSU Health New Orleans, digitalarchives@lsuhsc.edu

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