Monthly Archives: July 2008

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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After Katrina

In commemoration of the third anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, LSU Libraries’ Special Collections presents “After Katrina,” an exhibition on display July 21 – September 27, 2008 in Hill Memorial Library on the LSU campus. The exhibition features images salvaged from

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What Do Charles Darwin, Ulysses S. Grant, and Mardi Gras Have in common?

Mardi Gras celebrations in Louisiana are almost always tinged with political and social satire. President Bush, Governor Jindal, even Britney Spears — these are just a few of the names that have inspired floats and costumes in recent years. In

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New digital library collection: Louisiana Ecology and Conservation: The Percy Viosca Jr. Collection

Take a look at this visual record of the state’s natural resources and history. Louisiana Ecology and Conservation: the Percy Viosca Jr. Collection is a collection of images by one of Louisiana’s most acclaimed biologists and conservationists. The images presented

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