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M-075 Marjorie G. Leigh, "Out of Our Past," 1966-1968.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Articles researched and written mainly on the history of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, by Leigh, former Louisiana Tech University librarian, including newspaper clippings of her Ruston Daily Leader column "Out of Our Past."
1 box.

BOX:001

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Transcriptions:
Louisiana Tech: First Registration Day (Sept. 23, 1895).
Early Settlers: Daniel Colvin (1777-1850).
Early Settlers: Jeptha Colvin (1794-1868).
Early Settlers: Jemima Petrie Colvin (1785-1872).
The Old Wire Road.
Vienna, Louisiana: One Hundred Fifty Years of Vicissitudes, Part 1.
Vienna: The Vicissitudes of One Hundred Fifty Years-Part 2.
A Little Lesson in Geography.
Mrs. Mattie S. McCullin: Ninety-Seven Years Young.
Early Settlers: William H. Colvin (1809-1892).
Vienna: The Vicissitudes of One Hundred Fifty Years-Part 3.
Vienna: The Vicissitudes of One Hundred Fifty Years-Part 4.
Prescott Memorial Library: a Biography.
Mrs. Audie C. Colvin: The Basket Maker.
Early Churches of Lincoln Parish: Saint's Rest.
Christmas Greetings, 1966.
New Year's Greetings, 1966.
Other Towns of Lincoln Parish: Simsboro.
Other Towns of Lincoln Parish: Simsboro-Part 2.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Other Towns of Lincoln Parish: Simsboro-Part 3.
Early Settlers: James Monroe Sims (1816-1878).
A Black Moses: Charles P. Adams (1873-1961)-Part 1.
A Black Moses: Charles P. Adams (1873-1961)-Part 2.
Old Letters.
Early Settlers: John Daniel Burt (1861-1898).
A Severe Storm: January 1918.
'West Hill': 300 West Alabama Avenue.
The Vienna Post Office: (1838-1937).
An Iliad of Woes: Elizabeth Phillips Colvin (1813-1893).
Early Settlers: William Alexander Burt (1859-1941).
A Bill of Divorcement.
Invictus: Maria Elizabeth Colvin Van Hook-Part 1.
Invictus: Maria Elizabeth Colvin Van Hook-Part 2.
A Church in the Wildwood: Sneithern.
Presented to Mr. Bozeman.
Charles Wilery (Dinty) Montgomery, B.A.
Stories from the Vienna Sentinel-Part 1.
Stories from the Vienna Sentinel-Part 2.
Trenton, Louisiana, Capitol of the Hill Country.
Vernon, Jackson Parish.
Early Settlers: John Smith Ford.
Other Towns in Lincoln Parish: Sibley.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Louisiana Tech: Some Honored Alumni (1901-1906)-Part 1.
Louisiana Tech: Some Honored Alumni (1901-1906)-Part 2.
Early Settlers: Robert Edwin Russ (1830-1902)-Part 1.
Early Settlers: Robert Edwin Russ (1830-1902)-Part 2.
Early Settlers: Robert Edwin Russ (1830-1902)-Part 3.
The Deserted Village: Woodville, Louisiana.
Early Settlers: Benjamin F. Smith (1822-1900).
Early Settlers: Hugh Hinton (1815-1882).
Down to the Sea in Ships: Captain James K. Monry (1918-?)
The Drought of 1896.
[The Drought of 1896-Part 2.]
A Thanksgiving Prayer.
The Drought of 1896-Part 3.
The Drought of 1896-Part 4.
Personal Reminiscences of Mr. E.T. Watts; The Drought of 1896-Part 5.
A Christmas Blessing.
The New Year.
The Calcote Family.
Susan Colvin Hedgepeth 'Granny' (1814-1898).
A Typical Old Log Home.
Wesley Chapel Methodist Church-Part 1.
Wesley Chapel Methodist Church-Part 2.
Stories from the Ruston Leader-Part 1.
Stories from the Ruston Leader-Part 2.
Stories from the Ruston Leader-Part 3.
Another Day in April [April 8, 1862].
A Little Lesson in Geography.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Newspaper clippings.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
"Alma Mater," presentation copy inscribed to Leigh by composer John P. Graham.
Louisiana Industrial Institute, religious activities, printed programs, 1898, 1945.


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