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Frances T. Love Collection

Collection 274

Love, Frances T. (1929-2010). Collection, 1957-1999, n.d.

2 feet, 2 ½ inches

Frances Taylor Love was the Director of the Art Museum at the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette) from 1965 to 1983. She and her husband John served on the Lafayette Bicentennial Commission as co-chairs. From 1983 and 1993, Ms. Love was an associate publisher for Travelhost of Acadiana, a monthly magazine, and published several book and articles. Love was a true promoter and supporter of local artists in the Lafayette community for 45 years.

This collection consists of her writings. It also contains her working files, which are filed alphabetically by title. She collected material mostly from the Acadiana area.

Frances T. Love donated the collection.

Series:

A. Personal Files
    1. Writings 1-01 through 1-17
    2. USL 1-18 through 1-22
B. Working Files
    1. Research Material 1-23 through 2-32
    2. Media Box 2

Inventory:

Box 1
  A. Personal Files
      1. Writings
          1-01 “Welcome to Lafayette”, Travelhost of Acadiana, March 6, 1988
          1-02 “Allons à L’Acadie”, by Frances and John Love, 1st edition, 1957 (2 copies)
          1-03 “My Home in Austin, Texas”, by Frances T. Love, sketches by John Love, 1958 (2 copies)
          1-04 “Here is South Louisiana”, by Frances and John Love, 1965 (2 copies)
          1-05 “Acadiana, South Louisiana Cooks”, by Frances Love, 1966
          1-06 “Louisiana French Furnishings 1700-1830”, by Frances Love, Director of Art Center of USL, 1974
          1-07 “The Victorian Decorative Arts in Louisiana, 1837-1901”, by Frances Love, Director of  Art Center of USL, 1977
          1-08 “Permanent Collection of the Art Museum, 1965-1983”, by Frances Love
          1-09 “Four Lafayette Mayors, Era of Growth and Progress, 1956-1996”, by Frances Love (2 copies)
          1-10 “Louisiana French Homes and Furnishings 1750-1830”, by Frances Love, 1999
          1-11 “Louisiana French Homes and Furnishings 1750-1830”, by Frances Love, 1999
          1-12 “Permanent Collection of the Art Collection for USL”, by Frances Love, 1974
          1-13 “Haita: Voodoo in Art”, by Frances Love, 1976
          1-14 “Art Center for Southwestern Louisiana, Designer Edition, 1979-1980”, by Frances Love, Director of Art Center
          1-15 “Art Center for Southwestern Louisiana, 1980-1981”, by Frances Love, Director of Art Center
          1-16 “Art Center for Southwestern Louisiana, 1981-1982”, by Frances Love, Director of Art Center
          1-17 “Petroleum Club Lafayette”, by Frances Love, n.d.
      2. USL
          1-18 Art Center: News Clippings, 1966
          1-19 Louisiana Authors: Ernest J. Gaines; Mary Alice Fontenot; Ray Authement – Photographs, News Clippings
          1-20 Photographs: Blackham Coliseum; Aerial Photographs, etc.
          1-21 Program: “The Future of the Depressed Domestic Petroleum Industry”, 11 September 1992 (2 copies)
          1-22 Other, SLI Fundraiser Letter, 1920s; First Black History Art Exhibit, n.d.
  B. Working Files
      1. Research Material
          1-23 Acadia Parish
          1-24 Acadian Village
          1-25 Acadiana Symphony Orchestra (Lafayette)
          1-26 Assumption Parish
          1-27 Bois des Chenes Inn (Lafayette)
          1-28 Church Point – Sunset
          1-29 Dugas, America
          1-30 Early Families of Lafayette, LA
          1-31 Early Non-Denominations Private Schools in Vermilionville (Lafayette, Louisiana) 1867-1905
          1-32 Evangeline Parish
          1-33 Feliciana Parish
          1-34 Festival International de Louisiane
          1-35 Festivals Acadien
          1-36 Films – Louisiana
          1-37 Franklin – Chamber of Commerce
          1-38 Habitat is Borne
          1-39 Heymann Performing Arts Center (Lafayette)
          1-40 Hotel Acadiana – Lafayette
          1-41 Iberia Parish
          1-42 Iberia Parish
          1-43 Jeff Davis Parish
          1-44 KOA Campgrounds
          1-45 Konico Rice
          1-46 La Place de Evangeline (St. Martinville)
          1-47 Lafayette
          1-48 Lafayette
          1-49 Lafayette Bicentennial
          1-50 Lafayette City Parish – Home Rule Charter
             
Box 2
          2-01 Lafayette Convention and Visitor’s Center
          2-02 Lafayette – Greater Chamber of Commerce
          2-03 Lafayette – Museums
          2-04 Lafayette Petroleum Club
          2-05 Lafayette – Restaurant – Mulates
          2-06 Lafourche Parish
          2-07 LAGCOE
          2-08 Louisiana Citizens for Term Limits
          2-09 Louisiana Citizens for Term Limits
          2-10 Louisiana Citizens for Term Limits
          2-11 Louisiana Citizens for Term Limits
          2-12 Louisiana – Gambling
          2-13 Louisiana – Tony Chachere
          2-14 Lower Bayou Tourist Commission
          2-15 Mardi Gras
          2-16 Morgan City – Chamber of Commerce
          2-17 Natchitoches – Chamber of Commerce
          2-18 New Iberia, Louisiana
          2-19 New Iberia, Louisiana
          2-20 Oaklawn Manor (Franklin)
          2-21 Opelousas – Chamber of Commerce
          2-22 Petroleum Helicopters, Inc. (Lafayette)
          2-23 Poor Boy’s River Inn (Lafayette)
          2-24 Raphael, Morris
          2-25 St. Francisville
          2-26 St. Martin Parish
          2-27 St. Martin Parish
          2-28 St. Martin Parish
          2-29 St. Martinville
          2-30 Two Years after the Spill: Environmental Recovery in Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska, March 1991
          2-31 Vermilion Parish
          2-32 Washington, Louisiana
      2. Media
          1. “A Habitat is Born”, 1991 (VHS)
          2. Shell Offshore Inc. “Bullwinkle: Meeting The Deepwater Challenge” (VHS)