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Genealogy Talk! Louisiana Research Collection at Tulane

Event Type: Adults
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 7/11/2018
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 Leon C. Miller, head of the Louisiana Research Collection at Tulane University, will speak about the organizationís holdings at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 11, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie.

This event is free of charge and is open to the public. There is no registration.

The Louisiana Research Collection collects, preserves, and makes easily accessible library and archival resources relating to the study of Louisiana. The collection has grown to encompass almost four linear miles of archival documents, books, maps, and other resources central to the study of our state.

Among the holdings are Colonial documents from William Penn, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and others. LaRC also has a renowned Civil War collection, Louisiana arts and literature section featuring materials from Mark Twain, John Kennedy Toole, and William Faulkner. It also holds the celebrated Carnival Collection, as well as sections on women and gender, religion, and Louisianaís political heritage.

Leon C. Miller will explain how residents can access the collection for genealogical or other research purposes.

For more information regarding this presentation, contact Chris Smith, Manager of Adult Programming for the library, at 504-889-8143 or wcsmith@jefferson.lib.la.us.

Library: East Bank Regional Library    Map
Location: Jefferson & Napoleon Rooms
Contact: Chris Smith
Contact Number: 504-889-8143
Presenter: Chris Smith