Monthly Archives: October 2011

Practicing Catholics

In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge, the LSU Libraries Special Collections presents “Practicing Catholics: Finding Faith in Family Papers,” a display that features letters, documents, photographs, and ephemera drawn from the papers

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New library course for spring 2012

Are you an undergraduate planning to attend a professional or graduate school? Are you an honors student preparing to write your honors thesis? Are you a motivated student wanting to learn how to search the internet, scholarly indexes and databases,

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The many faces of Natchez

The exhibition “Portraits of a River City: Natchez in Photographs,” opens in Hill Memorial Library today and runs through February 18, 2012. This exhibition showcases selections from the Thomas H. and Joan W. Gandy Photograph Collection. The streets of Natchez

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LSU College of Art & Design distinguished lecture series: Howard Chaykin

Howard Chaykin Poster

LSU is excited to welcome legendary comic book artist and writer Howard Chaykin, who will deliver a lecture entitled “Popular Frontiers: Graphic Design in the Service of Narrative” on Friday, October 28th, at 2:00 PM, in the Art and Design

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Mexican music in 19th-Century New Orleans

In 1884, Payen’s Eighth Cavalry Mexican Band performed to great acclaim at the New Orleans World’s Fair (better known as the World Cotton Centennial Exposition), setting off a popular craze for Mexican and Cuban music in the city. Over the

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“Speaking Volumes” discussion Oct. 28 at Hill Memorial Library to focus on archives and history

LSU Professor of History Sue Marchand, LSU History Department Alumna Allison Cooper, and Interim Head of LSU Special Collections Tara Laver will present “Speaking Volumes: Classroom Experiences with Archival Record Books” on Friday, Oct. 28, at noon in Hill Memorial

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