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Remembering Ray Bradbury: 1920-2012

The prolific, prophetic and ever popular works of Ray Bradbury have delighted, frightened and amazed audiences for nearly 80 years.  From short stories to novels, poetry to screenplays, children’s books to non-fiction, he possessed an imagination unmatched coupled with a

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French researcher highlights importance of LSU’s Delsarte Papers

Un chercheur français souligne l’importance du Fonds Delsarte de la LSU. Franck Waille est l’auteur de la première thèse en français concernant François Delsarte, thèse qui a marqué une étape importante dans la connaissance de la vie et des enseignements

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Lacher-Feldman’s new book receives accolades

Jessica Lacher-Feldman, Head of LSU Libraries Special Collections, is the author of a recently-published book entitled Exhibits in Archives and Special Collections Libraries (Society of American Archivists, 2013).  The book is a culmination of years of actively developing and executing

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Documenting Louisiana sugar 1845-1917

Richard Follett of the University of Sussex announced completion of Documenting Louisiana Sugar 1845-1917. Sources housed in the LSU Libraries’ Special Collections were amongst those consulted for the project. For additional sugar resources in Special Collections, please consult our online

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Andrew D. Lytle’s Baton Rouge

Andrew Lytle photographed many facets of life in Baton Rouge between the 1860s and 1910, including the city’s occupation by Union forces during the Civil War. LSU Libraries’ Mark E. Martin has edited a collection of Lytle’s photos, released this month

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