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Lauren C. Post Papers

Collection 118

Post, Lauren C. (1899-1976).  Papers, 1919-1977

5 inches [Microform]

Dr. Lauren C. Post (6 September 1899 to 21 January 1976) was a native of Acadia Parish, Louisiana. Dr. Post was a professor of Geography for many years at San Diego State University.  His papers include a diary, correspondence, and papers on a wide range of subjects including:  Attakapas Indians, brand records from colonial Louisiana, Acadian music, French radio broadcasts, grasses of the South, Huey Long, the 1915 hurricane, the U.S.S. Whipple ( a World War I destroyer), and weaving and clothing.

Post's book Cajun Sketches won the Louisiana Library Association's literary award in 1962.  He also authored articles on South Louisiana in various journals.  He was one of the founders of the California Council for Geographic Education and served that organization as president and editor of its newsletter.  Post also was editor of the San Diego State College Service Men's News Letter.

This collection contains correspondence, papers and manuscripts. Copied through the generosity of Lyle Johnson, Director of the Acadia Parish Library System.

Series: [Subject headings based on arrangement of microfiche]

I. Microfiche  
  A. Diary, 1952 Fiche 1
  B. Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1952-1962 Fiche 2-3
  C. Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1919-1969 Fiche 3-5
  D. Miscellaneous Correspondence and News Clippings Fiche 5
  E. Arceneaux, Tom A., Correspondence with L. C. Post Fiche 5
  F. Attakapas Indians Fiche 5-6
  G. Bibliography of Wars Treating the Attakapas Indians Fiche 6
  H. Blizzards Fiche 6-7
  I. Brands from St. Martin Parish Fiche 7
  J. Broussard, Aldus: Correspondence with L. C. Post Fiche 7-8
  K. Cajuns, Death of Several Acquaintances Fiche 8
  L. Cajun Lecture Notes Fiche 8
  M. Cajun Sketches Fiche 8-12
  N. Cajun Sketches, Part II Fiche 12-13
  O. California Council of Geography Teachers Fiche 13
  P. Country Music Magazine Fiche 13
  Q. Edwin A. Davis Fiche 14
  R. Kemm, doLores Fiche 14
  S. Dissertation Fiche 14-15
  T. Dunbar, G.S. Fiche 15
  U. Falcon, Joe: Correspondence with L.C. Post Fiche15-16
  V. Fontenot, Mary A.: Correspondence with L.C. Post Fiche 16
  W. French Broadcasts Fiche 16
  X. Grasses of the South Fiche 16-17
  Y. Guadeloupe Project Fiche 17
  Z. Jefferson, Joseph: Notes on Fiche 18
  AA. Landscape Magazine Fiche 18
  BB. Lockett, Samuel: Journal, Correspondence Concerning Fiche 18
  CC. Loewer, F. D. Fiche 19
  DD. Long, Huey P.: Notes Concerning Fiche 19
  EE. Louisiana As It Is Fiche 20
  FF. Louisiana Indians Fiche 20
  GG. "Measuring the Way" Lecture Notes Fiche 20
  HH. Miscellaneous Fiche 20
  II. Post, Whitfield: Description of 1915 Hurricane Fiche 21-22
  JJ. Photographs Fiche 22
  KK. Reviews of Cajun Sketches Fiche 22
  LL. Roping Fiche 22-24
  MM. Russell, J. [Jane Russell] Fiche 24
  NN. Russian Colony at Guadeloupe, Mexico Fiche 24-25
  OO. Scully, Robert J. Fiche 25
  PP. Schrantz [Strachwitz], Chris of Arhoolie Records Fiche 25-26
  QQ. Swedish American Line Fiche 26
  RR. Thouard, Mrs. M.C. Fiche 26
  SS. Travels Fiche 26
  TT. Wentworth, Ellegood: Contract for Lockett's Louisiana As It Is Fiche 26-27
  UU. U.S.S. Whipple Fiche 27
  VV. Weaving and Clothing Fiche 27-28
  WW. Writing, Miscellaneous Fiche 28-29
  XX. Photographs Fiche 30-50
       
II. Clippings  
  3 clippings encapsulated together  

Inventory:

I. Microfiche
A. Diary, 1952
  [The letters to "Sis" are to Post's wife, Valeria. These letters are written in such a manner that they serve as a diary of his travels.]
[Unless otherwise noted letters are either to or from Lauren Post.]
Fiche 1
1. Handwritten note dated 12/1/1976 [faint]
2. Correspondence to Mr. Shelby R. Blackman from A. Post, 11 July 1952
3. Correspondence to Mr. Emory E. Upton from A. Post, 11 July 1952
4. Correspondence to Mr. Alexis Post from Emory Upton, Arkansas Department of Labor, Employment Security Division
5. Statement of Account - Post Estate, 1952
6. Correspondence to "Lauren & Sis," 11 July 1952
7. "Diary from Trip - 1952"
  a.  Pages 1-3
  b.  Correspondence to "Sis", University of Texas, Austin Texas, 10 June 1952
  c.  Page 4 (twice) and another copy of the above letter
  d.  Pages 8-10
8. "Rayne notes..."
9. "Notes...on trip - San Diego to Austin"
10. Letter to Sis, 16 June 1952
11. Letter to Sis from Lauren, Gainesville, Florida, 21 June 1952, handwritten
12. Letter to Sis, Gainesville, Florida, 23 June 1952
13. Letter to Sis, Rayne, LA, 28 June 1952
14. Letter to Sis, Duson, LA, 5 July 1952
15. Letter to Sis [hard to read, not clear]
16. Letter to Sis, 9 July 1952
17. Letter to Sis, 10 July 1952
18. Letter to Sis, Willswood, LA, 12 July 1952
19. Clipping: "Storm Signals Up as Rains Cool Orleans"
20. Letter to Sis, Willswood, LA, 14 July 1952
21. Letter to Sis, Baton Rouge, LA, 15 July 1952
 
B. Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1952-1962
Fiche 1
1. Handwritten note dated 1 Dec. 1976 explaining "Sis" is Valeria
2. Letter Valeria to Lauren, 16 July 1963
3. "Notes from San Diego to San Francisco, California - L.C. Post to Valeria Post; 1961?"
4. Letter to Sis , 29 August 1943(?)
5. Letter to Sis, August, 1950
6. Letter to Sis [too light to read]
Fiche 2
7. Letter to Sis, Gainesville, Florida, 13 July 1950
8. Letter to Sis, Salt Lake City, 21 June 1950
9. Letter to Sis, n.d., (6/24/1950???
10. Letter to Sis, Salt Lake City, 25 June 1950
11. Letter to Sis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, 29 June 1950
12. Letter to Sis, Arlington, Virginia, 2 July 1950
13. Letter to "Mother", Arlington, Virginia, 2 July 1950
14. Letter to Sis, Tourist Motel east of Richmond, Virginia, 4 July 1950, handwritten
15. Letter to Sis, Waycross, Georgia, 8 July 1950
16. Letter to Sis, Gainesville, Florida, 13 July 1950
17. Letter to Sis, Gainesville, Florida, 17 July 1950
18. Letter to Sis, Waycross, Georgia, 18 July 1950
19. Letter to Sis, Luling, LA, 23 July 1950
20. Letter to Sis, Duson, LA, 28 July 19[50]
21. Letter to Sis, Luling, LA, 3 August 1950
22. Letter to Sis, Luling, LA, 8 August 1950
23. Letter to Sis, Rayne, LA, 28 June 1952
24. "Diary - continued - Written on July 5, 1952 at Rayne"
25. Letter to Sis, Luling, LA, 10 July 1952
26. Letter to Sis, Willswood, LA, 12 July 1952
27. Letter to Sis, East Baton Rouge, LA, 16 July 1952
28. Letter to Sis, 2 July 1953
29. Notes written 5 July 1953 in New Providence near Clarksville, Tennessee
30. Notes written 7 July 1953, Columbus, Mississippi
31. Letter to Sis, Duson, LA, 13 July 1953
32. Notes written 28 July 1953, Rayne, LA
33. Letter to Sis, ???, Arizona, 23 June 1954 [handwritten, very light]
34. Letter to Sis, Rayne, LA, 2 July 1959
35. Letter to Sis, Duson, LA, 6 July 1959
36. Letter to Sis, Westwego, LA, 9 July 1959
Fiche 3
37. Letter to Sis, Willswood, LA, 13 July 1959
38. Letter to Sis, Duson, LA, 14 July 1959
39. Letter to Sis, Socorro, New Mexico, 15 June 1960
40. Letter to Sis, Brownwood, Texas, 23 June 1960
41. Letter to Sis, Duson, LA, 26 June 1960
42. Letter to Sis, Fairhope, Alabama, 2 July 1960
43. Letter to Sis, Hahnville, LA, 6 July 1960
44. Letter to Sis, Brownsvile, Texas, 22 June [1961]
45. "Diary written in motel in Brownville, Texas, Thursday, 22 June 1961"
46. Letter Sis, Giddings, Texas, 22 June 1961
47. Notes written on 22 July 1961 in Giddings, Texas
48. Letter Sis, Willswood, LA, 27 June 1961
49. Letter to Valeria, Duson, LA, 1 July 1961
50. Notes written on 7/1/1961 in Duson, LA
51. Letter to his wife, Rayne, LA, 1 July 19[61]
52. Letter to his wife, n.d.
53. Letter to Sis Duson, LA, 2 July 1961
54. Notes written on 2-4 July 1961, Duson LA
55. Letter to wife, Duson, LA, 4 July 1961
56. Letter to Sis, Rayne, LA,  8 July 1961
57. [Handwritten note or letter, too light to read]
 
C. Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1919-1969
Fiche 3
1. Clipping: "S. D. State Professor Wins Prize," n.d.
2. Letter from Sam Hilliard, Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, 31 October 1967
3. Clipping: "New Louisiana History Released by LSU Press," n.d.
4. Letter from Rita Fontenot (Mrs. John Ray) Soileau, Ville Platte, LA, 26 October 1967
5. Letter from Rita F. Soileau, Ville Platte, LA, 26 December 1967
6. [Too light to read]
7. Letter from ?, Pine Prairie, Louisiana, 12 November 1962 [handwritten, too light to read]
8. Clipping: "Jacque Arceneaux, Pioneer of Duson Area, Celebrates 99th Birthday Sunday," n.d.
9. Vieux Pop Me l'a Dit (Vieux Pop Told Me So) by Frances Mouton Prejean
10. Letter from Edna Mae Arceneaux, Rayne, LA, 21 June 1937
11. Letter from Dorothy (Mrs. O. J.) Bordelon, Thibodeaux, Louisiana, 4 June 1964
12. Letter from ? , Lake Charles, LA to Lauren, 19 December 1919 [handwritten, very faint]
Fiche 4
13. Correspondence with Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Whipple, Base Seven, 19 Nov. 1918
14. Letter from William Elliot, Security Trust and Savings Bank, Los Angeles, CA, 22 December 19??
15. Clipping: "Professor to Speak on 'Santa Fe Trail'," n.d.
16. Book order card from Lauren for The Acadians in Fact and Fiction
17. Letter from William P. Perren, Librarian, Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry, Baton Rouge, LA, 8 May 1960
18. Letter Dorothy M. Bordelon, Thibodaux, LA, 30 May 1961, handwritten
19. Letter from Robert Guy Scully, Montreal, Canada, n.d., handwritten
20. Letter Lony(?) Campbell, March 13 1970, handwritten
21. Clipping: "Last Roundup," San Diego, Evening Tribune, 21 May 1969
22. Clipping: "Dr. Lauren Post Ends Long Career as Professor of Geography in California," Rayne, LA,  Acadian Tribune, n.d.
23. Clipping: "Geography Professor Ends Career Here," San Diego State College, Summer Aztec, 8 July 1969
24. Clipping: "He's Donated 20 Times," San Diego, Evening Tribune, 28 October 1952
25. Clipping showing Lauren giving Jack Stevenson rope pointers, n.d.
26. Clipping: "Prof Establishes $100 Scholarship as Honor Award", n.d.
27. Flyer for San Diego State College's 50th Anniversary
28. Clippings
     "School Defense Plan Instruction Ordered," n.d.
     "State College to Hold 8 Day Golden Jubilee Observance," n.d.
29. Clippings: "Parade, Game Cap State Home Coming," n.d. [very light]
30. Clipping: "State College Fetes 54th Anniversary," The San Diego Union, 5/7/1951
31. Clippings
     "Dr. Post Resigns; Alumni Association Takes Over; Charlie Bryne New Editor," n.d.
     "Dr. Post Cited for Outstanding Homefront Task," n.d.
32. Clipping: "Professor Mixes Memories, Research While Sketching Cajuns in Book," The Daily Aztec, 1/7/1963
33. Clipping: "A World Tour...In Southern California," The San Diego Union, n.d.
34. 3 handwritten notes [too light to read]
35. Letter from Sandi Yarborough, San Diego, CA,  20 November 1967(?) [handwritten, very light]
36. Letter from Barbara Brun, San Diego, CA, 12 June 1970, handwritten
37. Letter to Lauren, 8 January 1970 [too light to read]
38. Letter from Shirley Kennard, San Diego, CA, 20 November 1967(?) [handwritten, very light]
39. Letter from W. Darnell, n.d. [too light to read]
40. Letter from DeAnn Montgomery, n.d., handwritten
41. Letter from Gertrude M. Reith, Secretary Treasurer, California Council of Geography Teachers, 13 May 1962
42. Inter office memo from Robert T. Gray, 28 May 1959
43. Letter from Evangeline Lynch, Librarian, Louisiana Room, L.S.U., Baton Rouge, LA, 5 June 1959
44. Letter from Erhard Rosllind, Berkley, CA, 8 June 1959
45. Letter from H. M. Muir, San Diego, CA, 28 May 1959, handwritten
46. Letter from Don Driese, San Diego Historical Society, 27 May 1959
47. Inter office memo Hayden R. Smith, Audio Visual Services, 2 June 1959, handwritten
48. Postcard to Lauren from St. Martinville, LA,  n.d., handwritten
49. Letter from Andre A. Oliver, St. Martinville, LA, 10 June 1959, handwritten
50. Letter Garland F. Taylor, Director, Howard Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 12 June 1959
51. Memo Robert Nardell(?), Campus Laboratory School, 12 June 1951 [very light]
52. Letter from Henry V. Howe, 7 June 19 9 [very light]
53. Letter, handwritten [too light to read]
54. Letter to "Sis & Lauren," 16 June 19-- [handwritten, very light]
55. Letter from Dave W. Lantis, Chico State College, Chico, CA, 10 June 1959
56. Correspondence, handwritten [too light to read]
57. Inter office memo, handwritten [too light to read]
58. Letter from Lottee B. Poterfield, n.d., handwritten
59. Letter Maujarie (?) Brookshire, n.d.
60. Letter from J. B. Francioni, Jr., Professor, Animal Industry Department, Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, Baton Rouge, LA, n.d. [very light]
Fiche 5
61. Letter from J. B. Francioni, Jr., Professor, Animal Industry Department, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA, 21 March 1958
62. Letter, n.d. [handwritten, too light]
63. Clipping: "100 Attend Alumni Banquet Dinner and Dance in Honor of High School Graduates Held Thursday," Rayne, LA, n.d.
 
D. Miscellaneous Correspondence and Clippngs
Fiche 5
1. Correspondence (probably to his wife), YMCA, University of California, Styles Hall, Berkley, CA, n.d.
2. Letter to "Mother", Styles Hall, Berkley, CA, n.d.
3. Clipping: "100 Attend Alumni Banquet Dinner and Dance in Honor of High School Graduates Held Thursday," Rayne, LA
4. [Letter too light to read]
5. Letter to  ? andy, San Diego, CA, 25 August 1957
6. News clippings
     "Folk Festival Planned Here," n.d.
     "Roundup on Cattle Brands," Los Angeles Times, n.d.
     "Cattle Branding To Be Subject of SDSC Professor On Video," 2 March 1956
7. Clipping: "Meet the Officers   Harry Post, Gulf Coast Cattleman, 3/1952, p 21
8. Clipping: "State College Professor Finds Old Cattle Brand Register," n.d.
9. News clippings
     "Old Branding Iron Stays Hot in State," n.d.
     "Folklore Sessions Will Open Friday," n.d.
10. Clipping: "Dr. Lauren Post Says:  Cattle Brands Tell California Stories," n.d.
11. Letter to "Father & Mother", Berkley, CA, 20 June 1927, handwritten
12. Letter to "Mother Post" from Valeria, San Diego CA, 31 January 1952, handwritten
13. Letter to "Mother", San Diego, CA, 10 July 1957
14. Letter to “Mother”, San Diego, CA, 16 October 1957
15. Letter to “Mother”, San Diego, CA, with handwritten note from Valeria, n.d. [very light]
16. Correspondence to "Folks" from Lauren, Berkley, CA, 2 June 19-- [very light]
17. Letter to Mother with handwritten note from Valeria, 24 November 1946
18. Program or flyer, "The Geography Department of San Diego State College Will Present Dr. George H. T. Kimble Who is the Director of the American Geographical Society in Two Lectures," n.d.
19. Letter to Mrs. W.W. Post from P. Kirkpatrick?, Alumni Association, San Diego State College, 19 January 1952
20. Letter to "Mother”, San Diego, CA, 19 February 19--
21. [Letter too light to read]
22. Letter to Mother, San Diego, 12 January 1959
23. Flyer, "Home on the Range...Microfilm Helps Trap Cattle Rustlers," sent to Lauren from Jack with short handwritten note, n.d.
 
E. Arceneaux, Tom A.: Correspondence with L. C. Post
Fiche 5
1. Letter from T. J. Arceneaux, Dean, College of Agriculture, University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, 16 April 1970
 
F. Attakapas Indians
Fiche 5
1. Inter office memo [too light to read]
2. Manuscript by Lauren, San Diego State College, "Some Notes of the Attakapas Indians, of Southwest Louisiana." 12 pages [very light]
Fiche 6
1. Manuscript on Attakapas Indians, continued, 41 pages
 
G. Bibliography of Wars Treating the Attakapas Indians
Fiche 6
1. "References (chapter on aborigines)"
2. More on Indians by Lauren [very light]
 
H. Blizzards
Fiche 6
1. Letter from John M. Jeffrey, Roundup Foreman, 22 September 1971
Fiche 7
2. Interview, "A Blizzard Strikes the Horney Ranch, Yeso, New Mexico, 1942 as told by Mrs. Paul (Zola) Horney, Jr. to Lauren Post," 9 pages
3. Manuscript, "A Blizzard Strikes the Horney Ranch, Yeso, New Mexico, 1943, 1 page
 
I. Brands from St. Martin Parish Library
Fiche 7
1. Pages 108; 108; 407; 407; ???; 113; 113; 407; 113; 108
 
J. Broussard, Aldus:  Correspondence with L. C. Post
Fiche 7
1. Letter from "Rose, Frances, & Kids," Rayne, LA, 5 Nov. 1969, handwritten
2. [4 pages too light to read]
3. Letter from Rose and Frances Bonin, Rayne, LA, 11 October 1969, handwritten
4. Letter from Mrs. Frances Bonin, Rayne, LA, 5 December 1969, handwritten
5. Letter from "Rose & Family," Rayne, LA, n.d., handwritten
6. "From the family of..." [too light to read]
7. [4 handwritten pages too light to read]
8. Letter from Mr. and Mrs. Frances Bonin, Rayne, LA, 31 July 1967, handwritten
9. Clipping: "Aldus Broussard Rites Saturday," with handwritten letter, ?/??/1969 [very light]
10. Letter from Rose and Family, Rayne, LA to Lauren and wife, 25 March 1957
11. Handwritten correspondence, 9 pages [very light]
Fiche 8
12. Handwritten correspondence, 3 pages [very light]
 
K. Cajuns, Death of Several Acquaintances
Fiche 8
1. List of 13 friends who died: includes age, occupation and year of death
 
L. Cajun Lecture Notes
Fiche 8
1. Notes: 8 pages
 
M. Cajun Sketches
Fiche 8
1. Correspondence from Donald R. Ellegood, Director, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, LA, 31 October 1962 and publishing contract for Cajun Sketches
2. Handwritten correspondence, 5 pages [very light]
3. Letter to Donald Ellegood, LSU Press, 12 March 1963
4. Letter to Donald Ellegood, LSU Press, 18 February 1963 and itinerary for trip to Baton Rouge, 28 February 1963
5. Letter to Mrs. Percy T. Joseph, Chairman, Louisiana Literary Award Committee; Baton Rouge, 28 February 1963
6. Letter to Donald Ellegood, Director, LSU Press; Baton Rouge, 18 Feb. 1963
7. [see # 5]
8. Letter from Richard L. Wentworth, Assistant Director and Sales Manager, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, LA, 15 March 1963
9. Letter to Mrs. Percy T. Joseph, Chairman, Louisiana Literary Award Committee, Louisiana Library Association, Baton Rouge, LA, 11 March 1963
10. Letter from Mrs. Percy T. Joseph, Chairman, LLAC, Baton Rouge, LA 4 March 1963
11. Letter from Mrs. Percy T. Joseph, Chairman, LLAC, Baton Rouge, LA 20 February 1963
12. Letter from Donald Ellegood, Director, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, 22 February 1963
13. Letter to Paul Nathan, Eastern Story Editor, Walt Disney Productions, New York, NY, 25 February 1963
14. Letter from Richard L. Wentworth, Assistant Director and Sales Manager, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, 5 February 1963
15. Letter from Donald R. Ellegood, Director, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, 6 February 1963
16. Letter to Donald Ellegood, LSU Press, Baton Rouge from Paul Nathan, Eastern Story Editor, Walt Disney Productions, New York, NY, 18 J    1962
17. Letter from William E. Dover, Executive Story Editor, Walt Disney Productions, Burbank, CA, 11 March 1963
18. Clipping: "Renouveau Acadien," n.d.
19. Typewritten sheets too light to read, 2 pages
20. Post's speech or address for the Louisiana Library Association, page 1-2
Fiche 9
20. Post speech to LLA, pp 3 10
21. Letter from "Darsy," Rayne, LA, 5 February 1963, handwritten
22. Letter from Joel L. Fletcher, President, USL, Lafayette, 8 February 1963
23. Handwritten correspondence, 4 pages [too light to read]
24. Letter from Chris, Clinton and Children, to Lauren and wife, typed and handwritten, n.d.
25. Letter to Annie L. Murphy, State Tourist Bureau, Department of Commerce and Industry, Baton Rouge, LA from James P. Martin, Welch, Louisiana, 19 March 1963.  The letter has a handwritten note on it to "Professor Post" from "Jimmy Martin"
26. Letter from "Maurice," n.d., handwritten
27. Letter from Darsy H. Leleaux, Rayne, LA, 19 December 1962, handwritten
28. Letter from "Rosabelle," 21 December 19--
29. Letter to Lauren and Valeria from [name too light to read], 22 December 1962
30. Letter from [name too light to read], Thibodeaux, Louisiana, 18 January 1963, handwritten
31. Letter from John A. Hunter, President, LSU, Baton Rouge, 22 February 1963
32. Letter from "Sara & Al," Sacramento, CA, 21 February 1963, handwritten
33. Letter from Mrs. Donald L. Richard, Librarian, Rayne, LA, n.d.
34. Card from Walt ----, 27 February 1963, handwritten
35. Letter from “deLoros”, Alexandria, LA, to “Aunt Valeria & Uncle Lauren," 16 Dec. 1962
36. Letter from R. Talboy, 25 February 1963, handwritten
37. Letters to Lauren from:
       Bill Hirchett, n.d., handwritten note
       Hayden R. Smith, 9 February 1963, handwritten note
       David W. Lantis, Chico State College, Chico, CA, 13 February 1963
38. Letter from Rosabell, 2 February 19--
39. Letter to John A. Hunter, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA, 18 February 1963
40. Letter from David W. Lantis, Chico, CA, 29 January 1963
41. Letter from "Gene," 15 February 1963
42. Letter from "Fred K," [Kniffen?] LSU. 27 January 1963
43. Letter from Donald Ellegood, Director, LSU Press, 24 January 1963
44. Clipping: "Last Rites Held For Mrs. Touchet," Rayne Acadian Tribune, Rayne, LA, 24 January 1963
45. Letter, handwritten [too light to read]
46. Inter office memo from Amanda Post, handwritten, n.d.
47. Letter, handwritten [too light to read]
48. Letter from Alexis Post, Atherton, CA California, 12 January 1963, handwritten
49. Post card from Andre A. Oliver, St. Martinville, n.d., handwritten
50. Letter from University of Arizona, Tucson, n.d., handwritten, very light [from Malcolm Comeaux ?]
51. Letter from Mrs. Fred W. Kramer, New Orleans, LA, probably to Lauren, n.d., handwritten [too light to read]
52. Thank You card to Lauren from Amie, in  LA, n.d., handwritten note
53. Correspondence, n.d., handwritten, 2 pages [too light to read]
54. Letter from Marguerit Brydegaard, Vice President, SDSC, San Diego, 28 December 1962
55. Letter from L. A. Kenny, College Librarian, SDSC, 18 December 1962
56. Letter from -----, 20 December 19--
57. Christmas card from Larry, Willie Mae and Children with handwritten note, n.d.
58. Appreci O Gram to "Uncle Lauren & Aunt Valeria," from Mary Foreman; Fairhope, Alabama, ? January 1963
59. Letter from Joel L. Fletcher, President, USL, Lafayette, 4 January 1963
60. Letters to Lauren from:
       Ruthe Talboy, 7 January 1963
       Fred Kurfleu, LSU/A&MC, Baton Rouge, 2 January 1963
61. Letter from L. A. Kenny, College Librarian, SDSC, 28 December 1962
62. Letter Stuart R. Ward, Secretary, Literature Award Jury Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco, from Richard A. Wentworth, Assistant Director and Sales Manager, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, 4 January 1963, copy
63. Post card from Andre A. Oliver, Evangeline Museum, St. Martinville, Louisiana, n.d.
64. Letter from Robert M. Homiston, Director of Religious Activities, 7 January 1963
65. Christmas card Madame Brydegaard and Mademoiselle Crete with handwritten note, n.d.
66. Handwritten pages, 2 pages [too light to read]
67. Comments on Cajun Sketches
68. Christmas card from Mary Treadway with handwritten note, n.d.
69. Christmas card from Rosabell Whitfield with handwritten note, n.d.
70. Correspondence to Lauren and Valeria from ?, Lafayette, LA, 12 Dec. 1962, handwritten
71. Christmas card with handwritten note, n.d., [very light]
72. Letter from Rosalie, 13 ? 19--, [very light]
73. Comments on Cajun Sketches from:
       Mrs. Warren Arceneaux, Rayne, LA
       Rosabelle Whitfield, Lafayette, LA
       Harry Post, Luling, LA
       Melvin Post, Duson, LA
74. Copy of aired interview of Richard Wentworth, Assistant Director, LSU Press, "Discussion of LSU Press," and "Discussion of 'Cajun Sketches'," taped 27March 1963 and aired 31 March 1963, 2 pages.
75. Copy of aired interview of Lauren with Radio K.G.B., San Diego, about the "Aztec Newsletter," 27 April 1945, 9 pages
76. Clipping: "Life on the Prairies of Louisiana," Picayune, New Orleans, Louisiana, 27 January 1963
77. Letter to Rev. Loyd Whifield, Immaculata Seminary, Lafayette, LA, 26 April 1963
78. Letter to Lauren, 2 June 1962, handwritten [too light to read]
79. "Cajun Sketches from the Prairies of Southwest Louisiana," a review, n.d., 3 pp.
80. Letter from LSU Press, Baton Rouge, LA, ? May 1963
81. Letter from LSU Press, Baton Rouge, LA, n.d.  [too light to read]
Fiche 11
81. Letter from LSU Press, Baton Rouge, LA, n.d.  [too light to read]
82. Letter from Dorothy Clair, Editor, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, LA, 1 October 1962
83. Letter from Dorothy Clair, Editor, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, LA, 5 September 1962
84. Letter from Dorothy Clair, Editor, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, LA, 15 August 1962
85. Letter from Dorothy Clair, Editor, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, LA, 31 July 1962
86. Manuscript, "The Agricultural Regions of the Prairies," n.d., 19 pages
87. Clipping: "California Man Cited for Cajun Book," n.d.
88. Clipping concerning Lauren, no title, n.d.
89. Clipping: "Lauren Post's Cajun Sketches Receives Honor," n.d.
90. Congratulatory card to Lauren from ? [too light to read, n.d.]
91. Clipping: "First Book Brings Post Literary Prize," n.d.
92. Letter from Thelma (Melancon) Thompson, San Diego, CA, 19 March 1957
93. Clipping: "Dr. Lauren Post, Author and Rayne Native, Wife Return from Coast to Visit," Louisiana Enterprise (reprint from the Beaumont Enterprise), 2 July 1963
94. Clipping: “’Cajun Sketches' Account of Past Era in Louisiana," LSU Press, n.d.
95. Letter from Jewel Mogan, Editor, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, 28 November 1960
96. Letter from Donald Ellegood, Director, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, LA., 22 November 1960
97. Letter from Jewel Mogan, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, LA, 13 December 1960
98. Letter from Jewel Mogan, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, LA, 9 February 1961
99. Outline, from part of Cajun Sketches, n.d., 2 pages
100. Outline of maps, from Cajun Sketches, n.d., 2 pages
101. Letter to Jewel Mogan, Editor, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, LA, 26 January 1961
102. Letter from Jewel Mogan, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, LA, 1 February 1960
103. "Cajun Sketches Queries," n.d., 3 pages
104. [Page too light to read]
105. Letter to Jewel Mogan, Editor, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, LA, 7 December 1960
106. Letter from Laura Patterson, Committee Secretary, McNeese Review, McNeese State College, Lake Charles, LA, 14 October 1959
107. Letter from T. Lynn Smith, Graduate Research Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville, 14 October 1959
108. Letter from J. A--an Beegle, Editor, Rural Sociology, Ithaca, New York, 12 October 1959
Fiche 12
109. Correspondence to T. Lynn Smith, Department of Sociology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 28 September 1959
110. Letter to Allen Beegle, Editor, Rural Sociology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 8 September 1959
111. Letter from A. Lee Coleman, Managing Editor, Rural Sociology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 16 March 1955
112. Letter from Harold Hoffsommer, Editor, Rural Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 14 March 1955
113. Letter to A. L. Coleman, Managing Editor, from Harold Hoffsommer, Editor, copy, 11 March 1955
114. Letter to Harold Hoffsommer, Editor, Rural Sociology, College Park, Maryland, 11 March 1955
115. Letter from Louise Dugas Wiggins, Editor, LSU Alumni News, 14 March 1955
116. Letter to "The Editor," LSU Alumni News, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA, 11 March 1955
117. Letter from Thomas F. Barton, Editor, The Journal of Geography, Bloomington, Indiana, 22 March 1955
118. Letter to Thomas Frank Barton, Editor, The Journal of Geography, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 11 March 1955
119. Letter from Wilma B. Fairchild, Editor, American Geographical Review, American Geographical Society, New York, NY, 15 March 1955
120. Letter to Wilma B. Fairchild, Editor, The Geographical Review, American Geographical Society, New York, NY, 11 March 1955
121. Letter from Erskine Caldwell, Tuscon, Arizona, 14 February 1944
122. Letter from Maxim Lieber, New York, NY, 18 February 1944
123. Letter to Erskine Caldwell, Tuscon, Arizona, 6 March 1944
124. Letter from the "Editorial Department," Simon and Schusters, Inc., New York, NY, 3 May 1955
125. Notes for Cajun Sketches, 20 pages
126. Letter from Ann Clunn, 8 September 1963, handwritten
127. Letter from Aileen ?, n.d., handwritten
128. Engraved invitation to an autograph party for Lauren celebrating the publication of Cajun Sketches sponsored by LSU Press and Sans Souci Bookstore, Lafayette, LA, held 23 March 19[63] at Sans Souci Bookstore
129. Letter from Carl Sauer, Geography Department, University of California, n.d.
130. Letter from Edwin Edwards, Governor, Baton Rouge, LA, 24 January 1975
131. Letter from J. C. Dykes, College Park, Maryland., 7 November 1963
132. Letter to Dr. and Mrs. L. Post, from Alonzo L. Stevens, Attorney at Law, San Diego
133. Correspondence to Valeria and Dr. Post from O. Jones, San Diego, 9 May 1975, handwritten
134. Letter from Therese ?, n.d., handwritten note
 
N. Cajun Sketches, Part II
Fiche 12
1. Correspondence to Valeria and Lauren from Sheridan Post, Hutchinson, Kansas,1? ? 1975, handwritten
2. Letter to Valeria and Lauren from -----, Gainesville, Florida, 10 March 1975, handwritten
3. Letter, handwritten  [too light to read]
4. Letter, handwritten  [too light to read]
5. Greeting card from Burr Keen, 4 March 1975, handwritten
Fiche 13
6. Handwritten sheets, 3 pages [too light to read]
7. Letter to "Doc" (Lauren) from James Blick, 21 February 1975, handwritten
8. Letter [too light to read]
9. Letter [too light to read]
10. Letter to Valeria and Lauren from Irene ?, 21 February 1975, handwritten
11. Handwritten sheets, 4 pages [too light to read]
12. Letter to Lauren and Valeria from Grace(?), Mary and Martha(?), 2 January 19--, handwritten
13. Letter from Betty Guidry, San Diego, 29 September 1969, handwritten
14. Handwritten correspondence, 1975  [ too light to read]
15. Handwritten correspondence, n.d. [ too light to read]
16. Letter from Mr. Carl O. Sauer, Berkeley, CA, 10 April 1975, handwritten
17. Letter from Robert H. Collins, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, 17 October 1975
18. Letter to "Dear Ones" [Lauren and Valeria], from P---, 6 August 1975
 
O. California Council of Geography Teachers
  [Note:  Lauren Post was President of C.C.G.T.]
Fiche 13
1. News clippings
      "200 Geography Teachers to Meet at SD State," n.d.
      "Teachers to Hear Resources Official," n.d.
      "New Season Planned by Music Unit," n.d.
News release for "200 Geography Teachers...San Diego State," 26 April 1963
2. Draft of news release, "Professional Papers Will Be Read," n.d.
3. Draft of news release, "Dr. Lauren C. Post Says," 3 May 1963, 2 pages
4. Notice for California Council of Geography Teachers meeting, 5/3 4/1963
5. Draft of news release, "Dr. Lauren C. Post Says," 3 May 1963 and 4 May 1963, 2 pages
6. Letter from James D. Blick, Secretary Treasurer, C.C.G.T., University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, 22 September 1962
7. Letter from James D. Blick, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA 8 September 1962
8. Letter from James D. Blick, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, n.d. [very light]
9. Letter from James D. Blick, Secretary Treasurer, C.C.G.T., University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, 24 May 1962
10. Minutes of C.C.G.T. Executive Meeting, 4 May 1962 and Business Meeting, 5 May 1962, Fresno, CA
11. Letter from James D. Blick, Secretary Treasurer, C.C.G.T., 12 January 1963
 
P. Country Music Magazine
Fiche 13
1. Letter from Arlo Fischer, Associate Editor, Country Music, 11 November 1974
2. Letter and contract from John Killion, Publisher, Country Music, n.d.
3. Letter from Arlo Fischer, Country Music, 6 December 1974
4. Letter from Arlo Fischer, Associate Editor, Country Music, 19 November 1974
 
Q. Edwin A. Davis
  [Note:  Davis is Managing Editor of Louisiana History, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA; (Mrs.) Willie Mae Prophit is Davis' secretary.]
Fiche 14
1. Letter from Edwin A. Davis, Managing Editor, Louisiana History, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA. 29 April 1970
2. Letter from Edwin A. Davis, 10 April 1970
3. Letter from Edwin A. Davis, 22 May 1972
4. Letter from Edwin A. Davis, 28 June 1971
Letter to "Dr. and Mrs. Post," from Willie Prophit, 28 June 1971
5. Letter from Mark T. Carleton, Managing Editor, Louisiana History, LSU, Baton Rouge, 4 November 1968
6. Letter from Edwin A. Davis, History Department, LSU Baton Rouge, 27 December 1969
7. Letter from Edwin A. Davis, 11 December 1969
8. Letter from Willie Prophit, 20 August 1971
Letter from Edwin A. Davis, 19 August 1971
9. Letter from "Mrs. Willie M. Prophit for Dr. Davis," 24 November 1971
10. Letter from Willie Prophit, 1971
11. "Season Greetings" to the Posts from Willie Prophit, 1971
12. Letter from Willie Prophit, 23 March 1972
13. Letter from Willie Prophit, 14 March 1972
14. Letter from Willie Prophit, 30 September 1971
 
R. doLores Kemm
1. Letter to "Uncle Lauren" from deLores, 19 August 1968, handwritten
2. Letter to "Aunt Valeria and Uncle Lauren" from deLores, 5 July 1971, handwritten
3. [3 pages too light to read]
4. Letter to Aunt Valeria and Uncle Lauren from doLores, 2? April 1970
5. Letter to Uncle Lauren from doLores, Alexandria, LA, 23 November 1969
6. Letter to Uncle Lauren from doLores, Alexandria, LA 15 February 1969
7. Manuscript, 3 pages
8. [2 pages too light to read]
9. Letter to Uncle Lauren from doLores, Alexandria, LA, 9 January 1969
10. Letter to Uncle Lauren from doLores, Alexandria, LA, 11 March 196-
11. Correspondence, 3 handwritten pages  [too light to read]
 
S. Dissertation
Fiche 14
1. Dissertation for Doctor of Philosophy Degree, University of California, "Cultural Geography of the Prairies of Southwest Louisiana," n.d., beginning
Fiche 15
1. Dissertation for Doctor of Philosophy Degree, University of California, "Cultural Geography of the Prairies of Southwest Louisiana," n.d., 27 pages [too light to read]
 
T. Dunbar, G. S.
Fiche 15
1. Inter office memo from "S.R." 31 December 1961, handwritten
2. Letter from G. S. Dunbar, Associate Professor, Geography Department, UCLA, Los Angeles, 27 May 1969
3. Letter from B. W. Allred, n.d. [too light to read]
4. Letter, 11 February 196   [too light to read]
5. Letter from Gary Dunbar, n.d., [too light to read]
6. Letter from B. W. Allred, n.d.  [too light to read]
7. Letter  from Gary S. Dunbar, Associate Professor, Geography Department, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 11 January 1960  [very light]
8. Letter from Gary S. Dunbar, Geography Department, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 21 January 1960  [very light]
9. Letter from Gary S. Dunbar, Geography Department, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 16 ? 1960   [very light]
10. Letter from G. S. Dunbar, Associate Professor, Geography Department, UCLA, Los Angeles, 27 May 1969
 
U. Falcon, Joe: Correspondence with L. C. Post
Fiche 15
1. "Joseph Falcon: A Bibliographical Sketch," 13 pages  [very light]
Fiche 16
1. "Joseph Falcon:  A Bibliographical Sketch," 4 pages
2. Letter from Arhoolie Records, Berkley, CA, 29 October 1967  [very light]
3. "New Releases   October 15, 1967," from Arhoolie Records
4. Letter from Arhoolie Records, Berkley, CA, n.d., handwritten  [very light]
5. Manuscript, "Joseph C. Falcon" n.d., 4 pages
 
V. Fontenot, Mary A.: Correspondence with L. C. Post
Fiche 16
1. Letter from Mary Alice Fontenot, Lafayette, LA, 12 December 1973
2. Letter from Mary Alice Fontenot, Lafayette, LA, 8 November 1973
 
W. French Broadcasts
Fiche 16
1. "French Expressions," n.d., 1 page
2. "Titles and Names," n.d., 1 page
3. "Glossary," n.d., 1 page
4. "The Puting [sic] of American Words into the Cajun Language," n.d., 1 page
5. Manuscript, "The Soldier and the Rake," n.d., 1 page
6. Manuscript, "The Cop of Acadie," n.d., 2 pages
7. "Some Acadian Wisecracks," n.d., 1 page
8. "Acadian Humor," n.d., 6 pages
9. Clipping, "The Other Fellow's Language," n.d.   [image not clear]
10. "Speech on the French Broadcast," n.d., 1 page
11. Clippings: "Let Neg Cajin [sic] De Jim Duchamp," n.d., 4 clippings of same article
12. Clippings:
      "Mo Cotuine Du' (by Chas, A. Fuselier)," n.d.
      "All Know French at Court in Louisiana," n.d.
13. Clipping: "Julian Et Moi' (by Chas. A. Fuselier)"
14. Clippings: "Let Neg Cajin [sic] De Jim Duchamp": 9 August 1946; 16 August 1946; 15 May 1946
 
X. Grasses of the South
Fiche 16
1. Manuscript, "Revolution in the Beef Cattle Industry in the South," by Post, n.d., page 1-14 (2 pages missing)
Fiche 17
1. Manuscript, "Revolution in the Beef Cattle Industry in the South," by Post, n.d., page 15-End
 
Y. Guadeloupe Project
Fiche 17
1. Outline, "The Russian Colony at Guadalupe, Baja, California," by Post, n.d.
2. Manuscript, "The Molokan Russian Colony of Guadalupe, Baja, California, Mexico," by Post, n.d., 21 pages
  [See also: HH 17 and NN]
 
Z. Jefferson, Joseph: Notes on
Fiche 18
1. "Notes on and Excerpts from the Autobiography of Joseph Jefferson," n.d.
2. Manuscript and notes, "Jefferson Island," n.d.
 
AA. Landscape Magazine, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Fiche 18
1. Letter from Mrs. David (Courtney) Jones, Landscape, 21May 1962
2. Letter from Mrs. Davis (Courtney) Jones, Editorial Assistant, Landscape, 26 September 1961
3. Letter from Courtney Jones, Editorial Assistant and J. B. Jackson, Editor, Landscape, 26 December 1961
4. Letter from Courtney Jones, Editorial Assistant, Landscape, 23 May 1962
5. Letters from Courtney Jones, Editorial Assistant, Landscape, 4 June 1962; 7 March 1961
6. Letters from Courtney Jones, Editorial Assistant, Landscape, 3 February 1962; 12 April 1962
7. Letter from Courtney Jones, Editorial Assistant, Landscape, 26 March 1962
8. Letter to Courtney Jones, Editorial Assistant, Landscape, 24 October 1961
9. Letter from J. B. Jackson, Editor, Landscape, 22 September 1961
10. Letter from Courtney Jones, Editorial Assistant, Landscape, 26 October 1961
11. Letter from Courtney Jones, Editorial Assistant, Landscape, 31 January 1962
12. Letter from Courtney Jones, Editorial Assistant, Landscape, 4 February 1963
13. Letter from J. B. Jackson, Editor, Landscape, 7 August 1961
14. Letter from J. B. Jackson, Editor, Landscape, 2 June 19--, handwritten
15. Clipping: "Better Than History," The Times Literary Supplement, n.d.
16. Notes, "A Line Drawing," n.d.
17. Letter to J. B. Jackson, Editor, Landscape, 18 January 1962
 
BB. Lockett, Samuel: Correspondence Concerning Lockett's Journal
Fiche 18
1. Letter from Emmett C. Sole, Attorney, Lake Charles, LA, 31 July 1970
2. Letter to J. E. Lopez, The Lowell, New York, NY, 26 April 1941
3. Letter from J. E. Lopez, The Lowell, New York, NY, 21 April 1941
 
CC. Loewer, F. D.
Fiche 19
1. Christmas card with note to "Prof. & Mrs. Post" from Emilia and F. D. Loewer
2. Letter to "T. Lynn," 10 May 1967
3. Letter from F. D. Loewer, Branch, LA, 1 March 1963
4. Letter from F. D. Loewer, Branch, LA, 9 March 1963
5. Letter from F. D. Loewer, Branch, LA, 1 March 1963
 
DD. Long, Huey P.: Notes Concerning
Fiche 19
1. Notes, n.d.
2. Clipping: "4 H Club News," The Rayne Tribune, Rayne, LA, n.d.
3. Clipping: "Dr. Arretteig (cont'd from page 1)," The Rayne Tribune, Rayne, LA, 27 Oct. 1946
4. Clipping: "Graduate Club to Hear Warren Monday Night," The Reveille, Baton Rouge, LA, 10 July 1936
5. Notes, n.d.
6. Clippings
      "New Orleans Book Raid Savors of Hitler Rule, Dorothy Thompson Says," n.d.
      "Order 'Bon Fire' for Hot Books," n.d.
7. Clippings: 2 items, n.d., poor image
8. Clipping: "Louisiana," Time, 30 August 1948
9. Clipping: "Louisiana State University," n.d.
10. Notes, n.d.
11. Clipping, "National Guard Await Call Which Never Came," Times Picayune, New Orleans, LA, n.d.
12. Clipping: "Vote Down Jones and Newsletter, Ellender Pleads Senator at Crowley, Hits Government 'Meddling' in Louisiana Affairs," 15 February 1940
13. Clipping: "Huey's Louisiana Heritage," 30 August 1939
 
EE. Louisiana As It Is
Fiche 20
1. Letter from Edith Zafeez, Oceana, Virginia, 3 September 19--, handwritten
2. Letter to Lauren, LSU, Baton Rouge, from Mrs. H. P. Brown, Houston, Texas, 21 March 1935, handwritten
3. Letter from Mrs. (R. P.) M. L. Thompson, n.d., handwritten
4. Note concerning Martha Lockett (Austin, Texas), A. M. Lockett (New Orleans, LA), and Julia Lockett (Amarillo, Texas), n.d., handwritten
5. Letter from E. Lockett Lopaz, ----, Virginia, 2 March 1935, handwritten
6. Letter from Barbara Dailey, Washington Well Farm, Princeton, New Jersey, 21 January 1975, handwritten
7. Letter from E. L. Lopaz, Oceana, Virginia, 27 May 19--, handwritten
8. Letter from E. L. Lopaz, Oceana, Virginia, 23 April 19--, handwritten
9. Clipping: (book review), "'Louisiana As It Is' Latest of Dr. Lauren Post's Works," Rayne Acadian Tribune, Rayne, LA, 16 July 1970
10. Clipping: "Louisiana's Description In 1870s Is Interesting," Sunday Advocate, Baton Rouge, 5 April 1970
 
FF. Louisiana Indians
Fiche 20
1. Notes on Indians, including:
  • Jefferys, Thomas.  "The Natural and Civil History of the French Dominions in North and South America", London, 1761, page 163 164, 2 pages
  • Swanton, [John(?)].  "Early History of the Creek Indians and Their Neighbors," Smithsonian Institute, 73, page 100, 1 page
  • "Marc De Villiers Du Terrage, Les Denieres Annes de la Louisiane Francaise, Paris, 1903, page 58 (1754 Indians Attakapas)," 1 page
  • Swanton, John R.  "The Indians of Southwestern United States.”  Smithsonian Institution...Washington, 1946, page 93," 1 page
  • "Note on Attakapas...about 1752...," 1 page
  • "Immigrant Indians," 1 page
  • "Some Population Data for the Several Tribes On and Near the Prairies of Southwest Louisiana..."
2. Notes on Indians, 19 pages
 
GG. "Measuring the Way" Lecture Notes
Fiche 20
1. Letter from Floyd McCracken, Seal Beach, California, 5 February 1963
2. Clipping: "The Strange Art of Cutting Didos," n.d.
3. Clipping: "The Wheelbarrow Man," The San Diego Union, San Diego, CA, 15 May 1966
4. Clipping: "Revolutions of the Spiked Wheel Gauge of the Length of a Log," National Geographic Magazine, n.d., page 562
5. Clipping: "U. S. Out of Step on Measuring," n.d.
6. Clipping: "All Around the Farm," Successful Farming, March, 1964
7. Clipping: "Unusual Scheme for Surveying County Ends as Rains Come," n.d.
 
HH. Miscellaneous
Fiche 21
1. Clipping: "Earle Crandalls of California Honored by Larcades on Sunday," n.d.
2. Clipping: "Dr. Lauren C. Post Says:  State Exercises Will Be Colorful," n.d.
3. Draft of news story for the San Diego Union the Saturday before commencement, "Dr. Lauren C. Post Says:  Graduation Processions and Academic Dress Perpetuate Medieval Tradition," n.d.
4. Clipping: "Steamboat House Will be Opened for Last Time During Boat Ramble," Church Point News, Church Point, LA, n.d.
5. Clipping: "Diamond Jubilee of Gueydan's Founding Set Friday, Saturday," 22 Nov. 1971, page 6
6. Clipping: "'March Wedding Announces' Velma Thibodeaux, Rayne and Richard Gautreaux, Crowley," 31 January 1972, page 6
7. Clipping: "Louisiana Literary Award Winner Writes on Area, and Typical Acadian Garden," Rayne Acadian Tribune, n.d.
8. Clipping: "Volume Indicates Cow Brands Began Early," Sunday Advertiser, Lafayette, LA, 12 September 1971, page 49
9. Clipping [letter to the editor from Lauren], "Voice of the People," Rayne Acadian Tribune, n.d.
10. Notice of a meeting of members of the San Diego Corral, San Diego, CA, 17 January 1974
11. Clippings
      "Louisiana Prairies Long Ago," n.d.
      "Geography Professor's Hobby is Corny One," The Daily Aztec, San Diego, 13 May 1965
12. Clipping: "If He was 130, Ex Slave Was Oldest American," San Diego Union, San Diego, CA, n.d.
13. Letter from Clayton M. Gjerde, Dean of Extended Services, San Diego State College, San Diego, CA, 26 March 1968
14. Notice of meeting of members of the San Diego Corral, 17 January 1974, duplicate
15. Review of Cajun Sketches in  Landscape Magazine, n.d.
16. Post manuscript, "Some Important Breeds of Cattle in the United States," 1 page
17. Post.  "The ---- Russian Colony of Guadolupe, Baja California, Mexico," introduction, 2 pages
18. "Southern California Quarterly Book Reviews," n.d., page 195
19. Post.  "Cattle Breeds as a Feature of Regional Geography," n.d., 1 page
20. "Abstract of Paper to be Read at the Annual Meeting of the APCG,” San Diego, CA, 16-18 June 1959
21. Clipping: "Dr. Malcom Comeaux, to Heat USL Seminar, Nephew of Dr. Lauren Post, Irene Whitfield," Rayne Acadian Tribune, 11 April 1974
22. Clipping: "18th Century Louisiana:  Life Style and Folklore of a Frontier State, Lake Charles American Press, 30 September 1972
23. Clipping: "A Visit to Acadia," San Diego Union, 17 November 1974
24. Manuscript: Lantis, David W., Chico State College. "A Book Review of Post’s Cajun Sketches from the Prairies of Southwest Louisiana, n.d., 1 page
25. "Lauren C. Post's 75th Birthday Field Trip," n.d.
26. "Chronology of Events Pertaining to Louisiana," n.d.
27. Letter from Gertrude M. Reith, Secretary Treasurer, CCGT, 13 May 1968
28. Clipping: "Groggy Girls Giggle While Prowler Peeks," n.d.
29. Clipping: "Profs Pates Prove Pretty Puzzling," The Aztec, 17 May 1961
 
II. Post Whitfield, Description of 1915 Hurricane
Fiche 21
1. Letter to "Mother" (Mrs. W. W. Post), Rayne, LA from W. D. Post, Port Arthur, Texas, August, 1915, 9 pages
2. Manuscript: "The Texas Hurricane of August 1915," n.d.
3. Letter to "Mother" from W. D. Post, 21 August 1915
4. Letter to Laurence Heyle, Jr., Editor, Texaco Topics, New York, NY, 26 April 1955
5. Letter from James Hughes, Texas Company, Texaco Petroleum Products, 15 October 1957
Fiche 22
6. Letter to Laurence Heyl, Jr., Editor, Texas Topics, The Texas Company, New York, NY, from Lauren, Duson, LA, ? June 19--
7. Letter to "Mother" from W. D. Post, n.d.
 
JJ. Photographs
Fiche 22
1. Oilfield and rig, n.d.
2. Park (?), n.d.
3. Park (?), n.d.
4. Map, "South Western District, Louisiana," n.d.
5. Bridge over Bayou Queue de Tortue, n.d.
6. Acadian style home, n.d.
7. Evangeline Oak on the bank of Bayou Teche, St. Martinville, n.d.
8. Trees with Spanish moss, n.d.
 
KK. Reviews of Cajun Sketches
Fiche 22
1. Clipping: "Sketches from Prairies   Fond Remembrance of Louisiana Cajuns," Sunday Advocate, Baton Rouge, 23 February 1975
2. Clipping: "Louisiana Book Shelf," The Natchitoches Times, 13 February 1975
3. Clipping: "Second Edition of 'Cajun Sketches' Has Foreword by Governor Edwards," n.d.
4. Clipping: "Cajun Sketches," Louisiana Review, Summer, 1975
5. Certificate of Merit to Post from Louisiana Library Association, 1962
6. Clipping: "Toward a Bilingual Louisiana,"  Alexandria Daily Town Talk, Alexandria-Pineville, 27 October 1974
7. Clipping: "Louisiana Bookshelf," Colfax Chronical, Colfax, LA, 8 May 1975
8. Clipping: "Louisiana Bookshelf   Prairies of Louisiana Portrayed in Sketches," The Leesville Leader, 23 December 1974
9. Clipping: "Louisiana Bookshelf   'Cajun Sketches'," The Bunkie Record, 2 January 1975
10. Clipping: "Louisiana Bookshelf   Cajuns of Southwest Louisiana," Alexandria Daily Town Talk, 29 December 1974
11. Clipping: "Louisiana Bookshelf   'Cajun Sketches' Contains Tales of Louisiana Prairie," The Southwest Builder, 28 January 1975
12. "Acknowledgements," n.d.
13. "Book Announcement - Cajun Sketches," n.d.
14. "A Book Review by John T. Flannagan, Univesity of Illinois," n.d.
15. "Note" to Laurence re:  Cajun Sketches from Herr Professor Gottfried Pfeiffer, Head, Geography Department, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, West Germany, 30 December 1963
16. Clipping, review by G. Pfieffer, Buchbesprechung, Heft der Geographischon Geographischon Zeltschrift, n.d., [in German]
17. Clipping; "A Town Talk Book Review   New Book About Cajuns is Written by One of Them," Alexandria, LA, n.d.
18. Clipping: review of "Cajun Sketches" in Arizona and the West, n.d.
 
LL. Roping
Fiche 22
1. Clippings concerning roping, 14 items
Fiche 23
2. Clippings concerning roping, 60 items
Fiche 24
3. Clippings concerning roping, 21 items
 
MM. Russell, J. [Jane Russell]
Fiche 24
1. Clipping: "Students Hail Movie Starlet at Annual Dance," 19 June 1942
2. San Diego State College Service Men's News Letter, No. 4, 18 June 1942, with greeting and signature by Jane Russell
3. Names and addresses of San Diego State College's service men
 
NN. Russian Colony at Guadeloupe, Mexico
Fiche 24
1. Map, "Colonia Rusa," n.d.
2. Book concerning the Russian Colony, n.d., pages 142, 143, 149, 153, 154, 169
Fiche 25
3. Book concerning the Russian Colony, n.d., pages 171, 172
4. Map, "Stappenbeck Germany," n.d.
5. Photos, n.d., 5 items:  oil rig, map, etc.
6. Photos, n.d., 4 items:  house, geese, etc.
7. Photos, n.d., 3 items:  goose, chicken, etc.
  [See also: Y and HH 17]
 
OO. Scully, Robert J.
Fiche 25
1. Letter from Robert Guy Scully, Montreal, Canada, 26 January 1974
2. Clipping: "Cajun," by Robert Guy Scully, in French, n.d.
3. Letter from Montreal, Canada [probably from Scully], 16 March 1975, handwritten
4. Scully, Robert Guy.  "Quebec Culture and the North American Consciousness," Feb., 1975, 22 pages, sent to Cameron Smith, The Globe and Mail
 
PP. Shrantz [Strachwitz], Chris, of Arhoolie Records  Berkeley, CA
Fiche 25
1. Correspondence to Lauren from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, 19 February 1972
2. Correspondence from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, 2 November 1971
3. Invoice to Mrs. Theresa Falcon, Gueydan, LA, (shipped to Lauren, San Diego), from Arhoolie Records, 3 November 1971
4. Arhoolie Records, "New Releases," November, 1966
5. Blues Classics, "New Releases," Fall, 1966
6. Letter from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, 9 February 1967
7. Holiday greetings from Chris Strachwitz of Arhoolie Records, 18 December 1971, form letter
8. Blue Flame/Chicago Blues Journal, BF-12, n.d.
9. Letter from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, 11 August 19--
10. Letter from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, n.d.
11. Letter from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, 9 December 1969
12. Letter from Alice Pope for Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, 13 July 1968
13. Letter from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, 12 December 1968
14. Letter and receipt from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, 27 May 1968
15. Letter and receipt from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, 3 August 1968
16. Letter and receipt from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records 15 July 1968
Fiche 26
17. Letter from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, n.d.
18. Arhoolie Records, "New Releases," Summer, 1969
19. Letter Michael B. McClellan, Pasadena, CA, 2/13/1968
20. Invoice to Post, San Diego, CA (shipped to Theresa Falcon, Crowley, LA), from Arhoolie Records, 14 January 1969
21. Letter from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, n.d., handwritten
22. Letter from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, 10 August 1968
23. Letter from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, n.d., handwritten
24. Letter from Chris Strachwitz, December, 1967, handwritten
25. Arhoolie Records, "New Releases," 10/15/1967
26. Letter to Chris [Strachwitz], 4/3/1968; response from Chris, n.d., handwritten note on lower half of letter
27. Letter from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, 1 April 1967
28. Letter from Chris [Strachwitz], Arhoolie Records, n.d., handwritten
29. Letter to Mrs. Falcon from Chris A. Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, 1 April 1967
30. Letter from Chris A. Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, 1 April 1967
31. Contract between Mr. and Mrs. Falcon and Arhoolie Records, 1 April 1967
32. Letter from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, 23 March 1967
33. Letter from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Reccords, 15 February 1967
34. Letter from Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records, 22 February 1967, handwritten
 
QQ. Swedish American Line
Fiche 26
1. Letter from Earnest B. Bearnarth, Contest Editor, Swedish American Line, New York, NY, n.d.
2. Photo, "Tennessee house...," n.d.
3. Photos of a museum and a house, 2 items, n.d.
4. Clipping of whiskey ad with house, n.d.
5. Clipping of gin ad with house, n.d.
6. Clipping, n.d.
7. Clipping, "Old Plymouth Town Slated to Rise Again," The Christian Science Monitor, 28 August 1948
 
RR. Thoard, Mrs. M. C.
Fiche 26
1. Letter to "Harry" from Gladys Leger Thouard, Lake Charles, 27 April 1974, handwritten
2. Letter to Lauren and Valeria from Gladys Leger Thouard, Lake Charles, 16 July 1974, handwritten with short notes from Phyllis and Alvin Thouard
 
SS. Travels
Fiche 26
1. "Notable Trips Taken by LCP"
 
TT. Westworth, Ellegood, Contract for Lockett's Louisiana As It Is
Fiche 26
1. Publisher's Contract between LSU Press and Lauren Post, n.d.
2. Letter from Richard L. Westworth, Director, LSU Press, Baton Rouge, LA, 16 Sept. 1969
3. Letter from Richard L. Wentworth, Director, LSU Press, 17 September 1968
4. Letter from Donald R. Ellegood, Director, University of Washington Press, Seattle, Washington, 7 May 1963
5. Letter from Richard L. Wentworth, Assistant Director and Sales Manager, LSU Press, 1 March 1963
6. Letter from Richard L. Wentworth, Assistant Director and Sales Manager, LSU Press, 10 December 1962
7. Correspondence to Stuart R. Ward, Secretary, Literature Award Jury, Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco, from Richard L. Wentworth, Assistant Director and Sales Manager, LSU Press, 4 January 1963, copy
8. Letter from Richard L. Wentworth, Assistant Director and Sales Manager, LSU Press, 5 November 1962
9. Statement of number of copies of Louisiana As It Is sold for 6 month period ending 30 June 1973
 
UU. U.S.S. Whipple
Fiche 27
1. Clippings:
      "San Diego 75, 50, and 25 Years Ago," n.d.
      "Pegler Cooked With Wrong Kind of Fuel," n.d.
2. Manuscript: "Recorded Interview About the U. S. S. Whipple and Some of Her Crew - Southern Key Jamison, Owen Clark, Lauren C. Post," n.d., page 1 5
3. Clipping: "Commissioning of Scripps Ship Set Tomorrow," n.d.
4. Manuscript: "Recorded Interview About the U. S. S. Whipple and Some of Her Crew - Southern Key Jamison, Owen Clark, Lauren C. Post," n.d., page 6-18
 
VV. Weaving and Clothing
Fiche 27
1. Manuscript: "Know Louisiana - Madam Dronet (Acadian Weaver) by Agathine H. Goldstein," n.d., 3 pages
2. Clipping: "Acadian Weavers at Rice Festival," n.d.
3. Drawing of a loom, n.d.
4. Clipping: "The Land That Time Forgot," n.d.
5. Clipping: "Art of Acadian Weaving Being Revived Through Aid of NYA," The Daily Advertiser, Lafayette, 30 May 1938
6. Flyer for Acadian Handicraft Exhibit, LSU, n.d.
7. Photo of "Acadian Spinning Wheel," n.d.
8. "Letter of W. C. C. Claiborne to Wayde Hampton," New Orleans, 18 May 1812
9. Manuscript: "Acadians of Southwest Louisiana to Demonstrate Weaving," by Post, n.d.
10. Photo of loom, n.d.
11. Clipping: "Ancient Art of Weaving Still Popular Among Area People," n.d.
12. Manuscript, "Weaving," n.d., 1 page  re:  Mrs. Paul Hulin of Rayne and weaving
13. Manuscript: "Hand Weaving:  An Acadian Art," by Post, n.d.
Fiche 28
14. Telegram to Lauren, Lafayette, from Sarah Gertrude Knott, Texas Centennial Exposition, n.d.
15. Manuscript: "Acadians of Southwest Louisiana to Demonstrate Weaving," by Post, n.d.
16. Manuscript: "Cajun Weaving and Clothing," n.d.
17. Manuscript: "Acadian Hand Weaving," n.d.
 
WW. Writing, Miscellaneous
Fiche 28
1. "St. Menard and the Rainy Season," n.d., 1 page
2. "The American Meat Story," n.d., 4 pages
3. Clipping: "Dr. Lauren C. Post Says:  Geography Studied for 2,000 Years," n.d.
4. "The Foreman Girls," n.d., 1 page
5. "The Bank Robber," n.d., 1 page
6. "He's a Drafter," n.d., 1 page
7. "Hunting Trials of the Americans," n.d., 1 page
8. "Breaking Code...," n.d., 1 page
9. "Cost of Living and Standard of Living in the South," n.d., 1 page
10. "Heavyweight Benevolence," n.d. 4 pages
11. "Opelousas," n.d., 1 page
12. "California Festivals and Fiestas," n.d., 1 page
13. "Mooching Cotton," n.d., 1 page
14. "the Story of Old Pete," n.d., 1 page
15. "Fifty Years on the Mississippi   Gould's History of Navigation," n.d., 1 page
16. "A Novel on the Spokane Country, The Inland Empire, The Empire Builders," n.d., 2 pages
17. "The Mississippi River," n.d., 1 page
18. "Characters:  Morgan, Halfback," n.d., 2 pages
19. "Contractural Arrangements in the Calipatria Area," n.d., 2 pages
20. "How Fast Does Your Top Spin," n.d., 1 page
21. Notes, n.d., 5 pages
Fiche 29
22. Clipping, "Critics From a Writer's Viewpoint," The Saturday Review, n.d.
23. Clipping, "When to Prepare a Manuscript," n.d.
24. Clipping, "Breaking the Writing Block," n.d.
25. Clipping, "New York Market Letter," n.d.
26. Clipping, "Learning to Write--From a Diary," n.d.
27. Clipping, "Clipping, "-----raging Them to Write," n.d.
28. Clipping, "Lee Shippey Says:  Is Conservation a Get-Lost Art?" n.d.
29. Clipping, "Simple Speech Lost," n.d.
30. "St. Menard and the Rainy Season," n.d., 1 page
31. "The American Meat Story," n.d., 4 pages
32. Clipping, "Geography Studied for 2,000 Years," with note, n.d.
33. "The Foreman Girls," n.d., 1 page
34. "The Bank Robber," n.d., 3 pages
35. "He's a Drafter," n.d., 1 page
36. "Hunting Trails of the Americans," n.d., 1 page
37. "Cost of Living and Standard of Living in the South," n.d., 1 page
38. "Heavyweight Benevolence," n.d., 4 pages
39. "Opelousas," n.d., 1 page
40. "California Festivals and Fiestas," n.d., 1 page
41. "Mooching Cotton," n.d., 1 page
42. "The Story of Old Pete...," n.d., 1 page
43. "Fifty Years on the Mississippi   Gould's History of Navigation," n.d., 1 page
44. "A Novel on the Spokane Country, The Inland Impire, The Empire Builders," n.d., 2 pages
45. "The Mississippi River," n.d., 1 page
46. "Characters:  Morgan, Halfback," n.d., 2 pages
47. "Contractual Arrangements in the Calipatria Area," n.d., 2 pages
48. "How Fast Does Your Top Spin," n.d., 1 page
49. Notes, n.d., 3 pages
 
XX. Photographs
Fiche 30
1. 3 men
2. 2 sailors
3. 4 sailors
4. 1 sailor
5. 3 men in military uniform
6. 2 men in military uniform
7. group of men in military uniform
8. group of men in military uniform
9. 3 men in military uniform
10. men in military uniforms
Fiche 31
1. 1 sailor
2. platform on ship
3. ship (?) [image not clear]
4. ship
5. ship
6. 4 men in navy uniform
7. ship in harbor
8. ship in harbor
9. ship
10. 3 men, small boat (?)
Fiche 32
1. ship
2. ship
3. [image not clear]
4. ship
5. ship
6. 3 men in navyuniform
7. ship in water
8. U.S. Destroyer Wicko, Ship # 75
9. U.S. Destroyer Wicko, Ship # 75
10. ship in water
Fiche 33
1. post card
2. Ship #30
3. ship, partial view
4. ships(s) [image not clear]
5. ship "ERNON"(?)
6. group of men in military uniform [image not clear]
7. [image not clear]
8. [image not clear]
9. [image not clear]
10. ship in water [image not clear]
Fiche 34
1. view from ship
2. [image not clear]
3. view from ship
4. view from ship
5. [image not clear]
6. view from ship
7. view from ship
8. aerial view of buildings
9. [image not clear]
10. [image not clear]
11. sailor
Fiche 35
1. man in suit and tie
2. [image not clear]
3. 3 men
4. 1 man
5. 1 man [image not clear]
6. 1 man [image not clear]
7. 1 man
8. 1 man [image not clear]
9. man in uniform [image not clear]
10. 1 man [image not clear]
Fiche 36
1. 3 men
2. 1 man [image not clear]
3. [too light to identify]
4. [too light to identify]
5. too light to identify]
Fiche 37
1. house
2. man near truck and "Beer" sign
3. 1 man [image not clear]
4. 1 man
5. 1 man
6. graduation group
7. group
8. man near car
9. lady and 5 children
10. house
11. 2 men in military uniform and  1 man in uniform
Fiche 38
1. trees (?) [image not clear]
2. elderly man with camera
3. elderly lady in rocker
4. football team
5. man on horse
6. cows and trees
Fiche 39
1. 2 men
2. 5 graduates
3. 2 cows under trees
4. cows under trees
5. 2 graduates
6. sailor, portrait
7. man in suit, portrait
8. man in suit, portrait
9. baby in wicker chair
Fiche 40
1. man in suit, portrait
2. house
3. landscape(?) [very light]
4. 3 females
5. 1 man
6. 1 man
7. man at typewriter
8. man with star-shaped badge
Fiche 41
1. sailor, portrait
2. graduate
3. 1 man
4. man near car
5. man near house
6. 1 man
7. landscape (?)
8. house
Fiche 42
1. 5 children
2. man near "Official Scenic Historic Marker"
3. man near historic marker
4. 1 male
5. group of 6 people
6. man at typewriter
7. man addressing 4 people
8. male and female near house
9. male and female near house
10. 2 men [very light]
11. sailor
Fiche 43
1. man near "Drytown" sign
2. man feeding pigeons
3. man near greenery
4. girl sitting on chair
5. man in suit smoking pipe
6. man in suit
7. lady, baby, and elderly lady
8. man addressing 4 people
9. man with camera
10. house
Fiche 44
1. man and a silhouette
2. man in greenery
3. 1 man
4. 2 men
5. sailor
6. 1 man
7. 1 man
8. man near house
9. boy
10. man near house
Fiche 45
1. man
2. man in suit, portrait
3. man in suit, portrait
4. man near house
5. elderly lady near grocery
6. man near house
7. sailor
8. sailor
9. people on "boat" parade float
10. building and people
11. building
12. man and lady
13. sailors and ladies
14. horses and wagons
Fiche 46
1. "boat" parade float
2. male graduate
3. girl in chair
4. man near house
5. female
6. 2 males
7. 2 sailors
8. sailors
9. man
10. man
11. man at desk with typewriter
12. 5 people in front of Holiday Inn
Fiche 47
1. lady, baby and elderly lady
2. lady and man, "Xmas, 1944"
3. elderly male
4. elderly male
5. male child
6. sailor
7. male, portrait
8. male in swimsuit
9. male
10. 2 sailors
11. male in uniform
Fiche 48
1. male in garden
2. clipping, "Geographer's Topic is Western Roping"
3. 2 males
4. Academic Building, San Diego State College, [19]59
5. cows under a tree
6. male, portrait
7. group of 8 males
8. group of 8 people at table
9. male reading book
10. group of 8 people
11. male in swim suit
12. male in shorts or swim suit
Fiche 49
1. male in front of greenery
2. male near car
3. male near car
4. male near car
5. male near car
6. "boat" parade float
7. male in suit
8. male near house
9. boy, lady and man
10. "boat" parade float
11. Boat parade float
12. group of 9 people
13. male
Fiche 50
1. male and female [very light]
2. male and female [very light]
3. "boat" parade float
4. clipping: "Mr. Post Has Year's Leave   Will Study at University of California," n.d.
5. male graduate and female
6. male graduate and female
7. male and female
8. male and female
 
II. Clippings
  [3 clippings encapsulated together]
1. "Historical Papers Now at USL," Teche News, 6/26/[1977]
2. "Dr. Lauren Post Papers Copied for USL Deposit," [Daily World], Opelousas, LA, 26 June 1977
3. "Acadia Writer's Works are Donated to Library at USL," Crowley Post, [Crowley, LA], 29 June 1977