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M-089 Evander McNair Graham Family, Papers, 1812-1965.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Correspondence and records of a prominent North Louisiana settler, an attorney, and a lieutenant colonel in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. He was also a state senator during reconstruction and district judge in North Louisiana, living in Ruston until his death in 1908. Some papers are those of his wife, son, and daughters, who were cultural, educational, and religious leaders in Lincoln Parish and the State. 93 boxes.

BOX:001

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Genealogical letters to the E. M. Graham Family, 1883-1956.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Genealogical charts, notes, wills, biographies of the Graham and related families.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
More genealogical charts, notes, and letters from the personal papers of the Graham family.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Folder’s contents are gone. Marked missing.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Early nineteenth century book of Bethesda Church in North Carolina listing members, 1813?, and later writing of John Purcell Graham, one of the elders (inserted in the leaves).

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Letter from E. M. Graham, 1883, describing aforementioned book.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Record book of Carolina Church, Coosa County, Alabama, 1837-1845.


John Purcell Graham (1764-1848?) Papers, 1827-1848.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Letters.
Notes.
Account books.
Undated will.
John P. Graham's Last Will and Testament, March 4, 1848.
Also handwritten copy dated.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Notebook (ca. 1835) of Isabella A. Graham, daughter of John Purcell Graham, who first married Thomas B. Graham and, in 1852, W. B. Mattox. Also a poem probably by Isabella.


BOX:002

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence of Isabella A. Graham, 1834-1852, including one from her first husband, Thomas B. Graham, written in 1836 when they were living in Alabama (see also Isabella A. Mattox letters in Box?).

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Letter to Loveday Ann Smith (1848), relative of the Alabama Grahams in Coosa County, Alabama.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Official register and appointment form of the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning, Alexandria, Louisiana.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Letters from brother, E. M. Graham, 1860-1864.
Letters from E. M. Graham while a teacher, then as a law student before the Civil War and later as an officer in the Civil War.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Letters from John A. Graham, 1860-1864.
Letters written to George at the Seminary of Learning from John in Downsville, Louisiana, and later while John was serving in the Confederate Army. George had enlisted in the army in December 1861 and had been released as a prisoner of war in 1863, and had been paroled.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous letters received, 1859-1861.
Letters received by George B. Graham from his mother, Isabella A. Mattox, other members of family, and friends mainly while George was a cadet at the Seminary of Learning in Alexandria, Louisiana, in 1860 and 1861, just and after Louisiana seceded from the Union. The letters give news of John's volunteering for the army and other family and local news.
Letters from his brother John and several from his brother Evander written 1861 and 1864 to George in Downsville, Louisiana, while the former were Confederate soldiers in the Civil War. George had enlisted in the Army in December 1861 and had been released as a prisoner of war in 1863 and had been paroled.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
School papers of George B. Graham at the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and school quarterly statements, 1860-1861. Folder includes also a letter to D. F. Boyd, one of the professors at the Seminary and one from the acting superintendent of the Seminary.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Two record books of G. B. Graham, 1860-1861, while at the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Civil War records.
Three army records of G. B. Graham, including his prisoner of war parole record, July 1863.
One Civil War record book found with above, not fully identified as to owner.
Historical sketch of Co. E. 12th Louisiana Volunteers by J.F. Peterson, member of the company (found with George Graham's records).

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Margaret J. Graham Manning (? -1870)
Correspondence and autograph book, John A. Graham papers, Isabella A. Mattox (1814-1892) letters from sons George and John mainly during the Civil War, and other letters received by Isabella A. Mattox.
Autograph book of and letters received by Margaret J. Graham Manning, daughter of Isabella A. Mattox, 1854-1860.
Letters written to Isabella A. Graham Mattox's daughter (before the latter's marriage to James A. Manning) from relatives in Alabama and Georgia.
Three letters written to Margaret by brother John as a Confederate soldier.


John A. Graham papers, 1859-1867.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
Composition, 1859.
Letters from brother G. B. Graham, 1860-1861, while latter was at the Seminary of Learning in Alexandria, Louisiana.
Poems and compositions by John A. Graham.
Report on the Downsville debating societies.
Report book of the Philanthropic (Debating) Society of Downsville, Louisiana, 1861-1864. John Graham was secretary.
Debate by one of the members.
Letters from brother E. M. Graham, 1861, from Farmerville, Louisiana.
Letter from mother Isabella A. Mattox, 1863.
Letter (1863) from E. M. Graham while John was home on furlough.
Military oath of allegiance to the U. S., 1865.
Letters received in 1866 from a cousin in Texas.
Account book, 1866.
Bills dated 1866-1867.


BOX:003

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Isabella A. Mattox letters received from son George B. Graham, 1860-1863.
Letters from her son George while he was at the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning in Alexandria, Louisiana, in 1860 and later while a Confederate soldier in the Civil War.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Isabella A. Mattox letters from son John A. Graham, 1861-1864.
Letters received from her son John while he was serving as a Confederate soldier in the Civil War.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Isabella a. Mattox letters from daughter Margaret J. Manning and James A. (Gus) Manning 1866-1870.
Letters received from her married daughter in Vienna, Louisiana, and Downsville, Louisiana, while her mother and stepfather were in Waxahachie, Texas. Mostly about Margaret's illness. Two letters from Isabella's son-in-law Gus asking her come and giving the doctor's report that she could not live much longer. One letter from her granddaughter, Bella.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Letters received by Isabella A. Mattox from her husband W. B. Mattox, 1864-1877.
Letters, 1864-1865, written while he was a Confederate soldier.
Letters written from Waxahachie, Texas, 1870, 1876-1877 where W. B. Mattox and his wife had been living until Isabella returned to Vienna, Louisiana, because of the illness and death of her daughter Margaret in 1870.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous letters received by Isabella A. Mattox 1852-1890. Letters received from various relatives, first while she was living in Downsville, Louisiana. These included, among others, two letters from Confederate soldier relatives.
Letters received, 1869-1870, after she had moved with her husband to Waxahachie, Texas.
Letters received from 1867 to 1890 after she had returned to Vienna, Louisiana. Many of the letters are from her niece Alice Elliott written from several towns in Texas. Two letters from daughter-in-law Florence in 1878 while latter was in Talladega, Alabama.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence of Belle Manning and friend Sophronia Lynch, 1870-1876, and others.
Letters from Margaret Manning's daughter Belle in Jackson Parish to Sophronia Lynch, 1870. The latter was living in Texas with W. B. and Isabella A. Mattox.
Letter to Sophronia, 1870, from friend Lizzie Callaway in Downsville, Louisiana.
Letter written apparently to Belle Manning,1876, from Sophronia, who seemed to have married a Mr. Lynch in Texas.
Letter to Mr. Lynch, 1876, from W. Elliott in Waxahachie asking for payment of past board.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Bible belonging to Abel Siron, a Confederate soldier in the Civil War, Company B, 31st Virginia Infantry Regiment.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Teacher's certificate of Flora Buchanan, sister of Isabella A. Graham, 1873.


William Beauchamp Mattox Papers, 1852-1892.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Letters to W. B. Mattox from his wife, Isabella Mattox, 1864, 1870, 1877.
Four letters from his wife while he was in Waxahachie, Texas, one while she was on her way back to Louisiana and two while she was staying in Vernon and Vienna, Louisiana, with her son Evander.

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous personal letters received, 1853-1892.
Letters received in Downsville, Louisiana, from relatives in Alabama and Georgia and one from stepson George while he was at the Seminary of Learning in Alexandria. One letter from stepson John, Confederate soldier.
Several letters from Confederate soldier friends and relatives during the Civil War.
Post-Civil War letters from various relatives while W. B. Mattox was living in Waxahachie, Texas.
Personal letters received after W. B. Mattox's return in Vienna, Louisiana, from Texas.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
Personal letter to uncle in Tennessee, 1869.

FOLDER:012
DESCRIPTION:
Business letters to W. B. Mattox from A. A. McMillan, 1877-1891.
Letters from Judge and businessman A. A. McMillan in Waxahachie, Texas, to W. B. Mattox in Vienna, Louisiana, pertaining mainly to W. B. Mattox's property in Waxahachie.

FOLDER:013
DESCRIPTION:
William B. Mattox legal papers, 1852-1867.
Land grant to Matthew Kelly (Kelley?) of Union Parish, 1852.
Land deed from Matthew Kelly (Kelley?) to Randal McDonald, 1852 (Union Parish).
Receipt for sale of land by Matthew Kelly in Union Parish, 1853.
Land grant to Aaron Greer of Union Parish, 1853.
Marriage license of W. S. Callaway and Nancy H. Stinson, Union Parish, 1854.
Land deed of Matthew Kelly to W. B. Mattox, Union Parish, 1854.
Land grants to W. B. Mattox of Union Parish, 1854, 1856, 1858.
Oath of Allegiance of W. B. Mattox to the U. S., 1865.
Letter, 1860, concerning the partition suit of Graham vs. Mattox.
Letter from Judge A. A. McMillan, 1860, enclosing copy of the will of Thomas B. Graham of 1845.
Two copies of land deed of W. B. Mattox to his wife Isabella A. Mattox, Union Parish, 1867.

FOLDER:014
DESCRIPTION:
W. B. Mattox Business Papers, 1854-1891.
Bills and receipts of W. B. Mattox in Downsville, Louisiana, Waxahachie, Texas, Vienna, Louisiana, and Ruston, Louisiana.
Letter from M. B. Pollard asking for payment of note, 1863.
Business record book of W. B. Mattox (?) 1867-68, which includes a few extraneous materials.

FOLDER:015
DESCRIPTION:
Civil War Memorabilia.
Confederate money and bonds.
Leaflet - Instructions to Ordinance Officers in the Field, signed by J. Gorgas, Col. Chief of Ordnance, Approved by George Wyethe Randolph, Secretary of War, 1862 (Confederate).

FOLDER:016
DESCRIPTION:
Masonic Papers.
Two records of the Downsville, Louisiana, order dealing with apparently fellow masons of W. B. Mattox.
Letter of recommendation by the Downsville Masonic order for W. B. Mattox, 1869.


Church Papers and Publications, 1872-1887.


BOX:004

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Letter from the South-Western Bible Society, 1861.
A few records and other papers relating to Presbyterian Church in Waxahachie, Texas, 1872-1876.
One religious pamphlet.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Copies of Patents and Prescriptions.
Patents of various machines, 19th century.
Prescriptions, specifications, and recipes.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous items, late 19th century.
Songs and song book.
Manuals and catalogs.
Advertisements.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham School Records, 1858.
School records of E. M. Graham as a teacher in a school near Downsville, Louisiana, 1858.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham Civil War Papers (excluding correspondence).
Commission as Second Lieutenant in the Independent Rangers, 12th Regiment, Louisiana Volunteers, Confederate Army, 1861.
Military records concerning enlisted men in E. M. Graham's company.
Certificate of election of E. M. Graham as Captain in Company E, 12th Regiment, Louisiana Volunteers, 1862.
Roll of Company E, 12th Louisiana Regiment.
Several certificates of disability for discharge of men in Capt. Graham's company.
Confederate diary of E. M. Graham, 1864.
General orders no. 23 from Headquarters Army of Tennessee May 2, 1865.
Diary of Sgt. Caesar Landry, 1861-1863, Company A, Pointe Coupee Artillery.
List of members of Company E, 12th Louisiana Regiment compiled 1896 by J. R. Fuller.
Civil War records:
Record of the Twelfth Louisiana Regiment.
Commission of E. M. Graham as Captain, 1862.
E. M. Graham's oath of allegiance to the U. S. May 2, 1865, at Greensboro, North Carolina.
E. M. Graham's oath of allegiance to the U. S. at Talladega, Alabama, August 29, 1865.
Certificate of re-enfranchisement of E. M. Graham August 1, 1868.
Missing: Commission of E.M. Graham as Captain, 1862. Updated 8-9-02
Missing: Record of the 12th La. Regiment Updated 8-9-02
Has letter of John H. Townsend to children, Jan. 3, 1865

FOLDER:006-007
DESCRIPTION:
Confederate money and bonds.

FOLDER:008-009
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham letters to his mother, Mrs. Isabelle A. Mattox, 1861-1871.
Letters, 1861-1865, to his mother written while an officer in the Confederate Army, Twelfth Regiment, Louisiana Volunteers. They describe camp life, personal news, information on skirmishes and engagements and news about area men. A few letters include notes from another son, John.
Letters from E. M. Graham to his mother, 1869-1871, from Vernon, Louisiana, where he was practicing law. His mother and stepfather were living in Downsville in 1869 but moved to Waxahachie, Texas. The letters give news of family and friends and news of Downsville, Louisiana.

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham letters to his stepfather W. B. Mattox, 1858-1878. Letter written in 1858 to Downsville, Louisiana, while E. M. Graham was a student at a college in Jackson, Louisiana.
Letters, 1861-1863, written while E. M. Graham was serving as an officer in the Confederate Army. He describes life in camp, personal affairs, hardships and sickness among the men, and other conditions there. He describes the battle at Columbus, Kentucky, in November 1861. He continues to give news of the unit, personal and military, information about mutual acquaintances, troop movements of his own company and others he has heard of. He gives account of skirmishes and battles in Mississippi, poor conditions and needs of himself and the men. His last letters to his stepfather are written from a camp near Canton, Mississippi, in November and December 1863.
Letters from E. M. Graham in Vernon, Louisiana, to W. B. Mattox in Waxahachie, Texas, 1870-1871. Graham was a practicing attorney in Vernon and Jackson Parish judge and his mother and stepfather had moved to Texas to try to make a better living there. Family and business news.
Letters, 1876-1877, written to his stepfather in Texas from Vienna, Louisiana, to where he had moved his family and was practicing law and commissioned as District Judge (1876). His mother has returned to Vienna, and E. M. Graham is trying to help his stepfather settle his affairs to leave Texas to move back to Louisiana.
One letter written from Fayetteville, Alabama, to W. B. Mattox in Vienna, Louisiana.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham letters received from brother George, 1858-1864.
Letter from George to E. M. Graham, 1858, while latter was teaching school in Jackson Parish.
Letters from George, 1860-1861, while a student in Alexandria, Louisiana, at the Seminary of Learning. One letter includes printed regulations of the Seminary. The earlier letters were written to Downsville, but the March 1861 letter was written to his brother in Farmerville, where the latter was studying law. The 1861 letters tell of the departure of the superintendent Major Sherman and the possibility of the breakdown after July of the school because of the impending Civil War. He mentions his brother's enlistment.
Letter written in 1862 from Ft. Pillow Tennessee (E. M. Graham was apparently in Downsville on furlough).
Letter to E. M. Graham, 1864, in the Army while George was in Downsville on parole.

FOLDER:012
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham Miscellaneous Personal Letters, 1858-1879.
Letter, 1858, written from Jackson, Louisiana, while in school there, ill. Addressed to "friends" (family?).
Letter, 1861, from Farmerville, Louisiana, to his friend Dr. M. L. Smith in Downsville, Louisiana.
Letter, 1861, while a Confederate Officer at Columbus, Kentucky, to a friend, Albert Honeycutt, in Downsville, Louisiana.
Civil War letter, 1861, to brother-in-law A. J., i.e., J. A. Manning in Downsville, Louisiana.
Letter, 1864, to sister Margaret and her husband from Atlanta, Georgia, describing a campaign there.
Letter to his daughter Mary, 1879, from Sparta, Louisiana.

FOLDER:013
DESCRIPTION:
Personal letters received by E. M. Graham from stepfather, W. B. Mattox, 1858-1877.
Letter written, 1858, probably while E. M. Graham was teaching near Downsville, Louisiana.
Letters written by W. B. Mattox, 1871-1877, while latter and E. M. Graham's mother were living in Waxahachie, Texas. The letters describe the area, the crops, the educational and religious conditions, and personal matters. His later letters speak of trying to sell his place to return to Louisiana. (His wife had returned earlier). His last letter speaks of his immediate return to Louisiana.

FOLDER:014
DESCRIPTION:
Personal letters received from E. M. Graham's Father-in-Law, John H. Townsend, 1863-1881.
Gives family news and tells of conditions of the area (Talladega, Alabama). One letter written (1873) consoling E. M. Graham on the death of his son Bobbie.

FOLDER:015
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham Letters to his wife Florence, 1869-1891.
Two letters written in 1869 from Vernon, Louisiana, to Florence while she was on a visit to her relatives in Alabama.
Letter, December 9, 1872, from New Orleans informing her that the Radical Returning Board reports Greene's election as senator instead of himself. Also discusses personal matters.
Several letters written from New Orleans in January and February 1873, informing her of recent political events including the double inauguration of John McEnery and William Pitt Kellogg as governor and his own uncertain position a senator.
Several letters written from Vienna, Louisiana, in 1874 to Florence, who was visiting relatives in Fayetteville, Alabama. Personal matters only.
Letters written in 1878 to his wife, Florence, mainly from Vienna while she was visiting relatives in Fayetteville, Alabama. He tells of his court business and news of area people including all the sickness prevailing there.
One letter from E. M. Graham, October 14, 1879, in Farmerville, Louisiana, while on court business to Florence in Vienna, Louisiana.
Two letters, 1881, from Farmerville, Louisiana, to his wife. He was there presumably acting in his capacity as District Judge.
A letter in 1891 from E. M. Graham to Florence in Fayetteville, Alabama.

FOLDER:016
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham letters received from his wife Florence, 1874-1878.
Letters written in 1874 and 1878 from Talladega County, Alabama, where Florence was visiting relatives and friends on two occasions. They deal only with family and friend's health and activities and her approaching confinement (in 1878).

FOLDER:017
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham miscellaneous personal letters received, 1858-1909.
Pre-Civil War letters, 1858-1860, received by E. M. Graham in Louisiana mainly from friends and relatives in Alabama, a few from Mississippi and several from persons in Louisiana. The letters deal with personal and family matters and local news.
Letters written to E. M. Graham, 1863-1864, during the civil War by relatives. Family news and war news concerning mutual relatives and friends.
Post Civil War personal letters received by E. M. Graham, 1866-1906, from various relatives and friends in Louisiana and Alabama.
Letter from C. Doremus inquiring about recommendation of Louisiana Industrial Institute for his son.

FOLDER:018
DESCRIPTION:
E.M. Graham: Diary, transcription.


BOX:005

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham Political correspondence and related papers, 1886. The Democratic Almanac for 1870.
Two letters from Allen Greene, 1871, concerning an appeal bond.
Letter from Allen Greene, 1872, recommending his son as Graham's clerk.
Letter from Ed E. Kidd, 1872, to friends in Union Parish asking their support of E. M. Graham as senator.
Letter from Graham's political rival, R. W. Futch.
Three letters concerning the senatorial race of 1872 in Jackson and Union Parishes.
Letter and petition to the Louisiana Senate concerning e. M. Graham's right to the senatorial seat following the election of 1872.
Report of January 1872 by E. T. Sellers, Supervisor of Registration in Union Parish, giving election returns from Union Parish, January 6, 1873.
Proceedings of the Executive Committee of the United Conservative Party for Lincoln Parish, July 13, 1873.
Letter from W. L. Greene, tax collector, August 1873.
Letter, December 1873, from J. W. McDonald concerning the controversial Louisiana elections.
Letter from E. M. Graham to William Patterson and the Democratic Committee asking for reimbursement of expenses incurred as contested senator in Louisiana in 1872 and 1873.
Letter from Rep. W. F. Moreland to E. M. Graham concerning the latter's pay for 1872 and 1873.
Proceedings of a mass meeting of the people of Lincoln Parish.
Two letters (August 1874) and resolutions from white clubs in Ouachita and Lincoln Parishes supporting the Conservative Party in Lincoln Parish.
Letter, August 1874, form Sen. Allen Green to William Patterson and the Executive Committee of the Conservative people of Lincoln Parish defending his political appointees in the Parish and other actions.
Three telegrams to E. M. Graham from men in New Orleans sent August 1874, giving latest political news and warning Graham.
Letter, August 23, 1874, to E. M. Graham from S. D. McEnery in Monroe pledging his and his white club's support and assistance against an invasion of armed troops.
Letter from Ed E. Kidd in Vernon, Louisiana, August 24, 1874, pledging support of Graham's Conservative people.
Letter from S. D. McEnery, August 25, in Monroe giving latest political news.
Letter, August 26, from J. A. Dorman and J. F. Pierson in Sparta pledging support.
E. M. Graham's voting registration certificate of 1874.
Circular to the Conservative voters of Lincoln Parish by E. M. Graham, Chairman of the Executive Committee, United Conservative Party in Lincoln Parish ( October 16,1874).
Three letters (1874) to E. M. Graham on political matters.
Affidavits by A. C. Simonton, John J. Neilson and Eugene Howard and by Edgar Howard, December 1874.
A petition by Parish citizens (1874?).
Printed circular by Edw. Booth, Sub Committee and Representative from First Ward Parish of Orleans "How It was Done on January 4, 1875."
Letter to E. M. Graham, July 1875, from W. Jasper Blackburn, editor of the Homer Iliad.
Letter with abstracts of affidavits by Lincoln Parish citizens from Wm. B. Spencer, a state Democratic Candidate, April 23, 1875.
Printed notice of a meeting of the State Central Committee, August 7, 1875.
Pamphlet by Edmund Abell, A Review of Misrule, Greed and Plunder in Louisiana for Eight Years Past, 1876, with handwritten notes by E. M. Graham.
Three political letters, 1876, from J. H. Ellis, S. N. Gladney, and E. A. Fulford. In Fulford's letter he accuses Graham of infamous acts during earlier Reconstruction years in Lincoln Parish.
Proceedings of the Lincoln Parish Convention of 1876.
Two letters from friends, Dan Patterson of Ringgold and B. P. Edwards of Sparta, relative to Judge J. E. Trimble's candidacy in opposition to Graham's.
Three letters, 1877, from Rep. G. L. Gaskins in New Orleans on political and personal matters.
Letter to Judge Graham from E. J. Ellis, Chairman of the Ogden Executive Campaign Committee, September 26, 1879.
Circular by Judge George A. Pike on The Judiciary System Provided for the Country Parishes, under the New Constitution, October 1879.
Circular by E. M. Graham, November 1879, announcing his candidacy for District Judge and part of a campaign speech (n.d.).
Letter, December 2, 1879, from M. H. Thornton in Spearsville concerning Graham's probable election.
Letter from J. J. Booles, Shiloh, March 17, 1884, to Thomas A. Garrett in Monroe recommending E. M. Graham in the coming election for State Representative.
Letter from U. S. Representative J. Floyd King, July 30, 1884, announcing his candidacy for reelection.
Circular, both printed and in manuscript form, of a statement by E. M. Graham, July 28, 1886, to the voters of the fifth congressional district, announcing his candidacy for U. S. Representative.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham political correspondence, 1892-1896.
E. M. Graham's public letter, February 4, 1892, announcing his candidacy for judgeship of the Third District Court of Louisiana.
Letter from E. M. Graham to C. Harrison Parker, August 24, 1895, on the political situation in Lincoln Parish.
Letter from B. F. Jonas in New Orleans, October 16, 1895, inviting Graham to attend a mass meeting of Democratic voters opposed to Foster's forthcoming campaign visit to Ruston.
Two letters to Graham from C. Harrison Parker, one to S. D. McEnery and one to E. M. Graham, concerning matters to be resolved by the Democratic Executive Committee and leading Democrats in North Louisiana.
Letter dated February 19, 1896 for State Superintendent of Public Education.
Two letters to E. M. Graham, March 1896, from Democrats in Rayville, Louisiana, urging a speedy meeting of the committee there to settle party differences.
Letter from C. Harrison Parker, March 18, 1896, concerning tickets for the April 1896 election.
Four letters from C. Harrison Parker.
Letter to the editor, March 21, 1896, New Enterprise.
Political letter to Graham from S. D. McEnery, March 27, 1896, and telegram from the Chairman of the State Central Committee, March 29.
Letter to E. M. Graham in Baton Rouge from his law partner, S. D. Pearce, May 15, 1896, giving political and legal news.
Several letters to E. M. Graham in May 1896 concerning Graham's proposed appointment as Associate Justice of the State Supreme Court, other possible political appointments, and the fear of the overthrow of the Democratic victory.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham essays, poems, speeches, and letters to the editor, 1855-ca1900.
Early essays which appear to be school or club writings, and poetry written in the 1850's.
Speech made at a gathering while living and practicing law in Jackson Parish after the Civil War.
Essay or speech directed to E. M. Graham by F. L. Galloway on "Intemperance," September 4, 1875.
Writings and speeches by E. M. Graham probably in the late 1870's, 1880's and 1890's social, economic, and political topics. Includes letters to the editor of local newspapers.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham papers relating to his patent on cultivator, 1873-1877, and second invention, 1889.
Two photographs of cultivator.
Specification of patent, May 20, 1873.
Papers concerning his possible sale of patent.
Letter to firm in Jackson, Mississippi, about the cost of manufacturing his cultivator.
Application for patent on another invention: "Presses for packing and baling hay, cotton, etc." 1889.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham papers relating to his Joint Patent on an Axle skein, 1896-1900.
Drawing and woodcut of invention.
Specification of patent, December 1, 1896, owned by E. M. Graham and Llewellyn Coldwell.
Recommendation from U. S. Consul in Brussels of a patent agent in Belgium and letter from the agent.
Letters patent on the invention, December 1, 1896.
Papers relating to receipt of a patent in Germany, 1897.
Circular by E. M. Graham to attract interest of investors and manufacturers in his patent and testimonials of persons in Ruston as to its worth, 1897.
Power of attorney by L. R. Colwell to E. M. Graham, June 19, 1897.
Assignment of Colwell's interest in the patent to E. M. Graham, November 8, 1897.
Grant of patent to Colwell and Graham in the Dominion of Canada, December 23, 1897.
Two letters of extension of the Canadian patent 1900 and 1901.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham miscellaneous personal papers (excluding letters).
A few programs; report cards of his children; a printed brochure describing Lincoln Parish by E. M. Graham, 1898; a copy of the Constitution and By-Laws of the Farmers' Union of Louisiana; and a few other items.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham Masonic papers, 1861-1888.
A few Masonic records and papers of E. M. Graham and fellow masons in the Downsville, Louisiana, lodge; in the Lafayette Lodge of Vernon, Louisiana; and those of Vienna, Louisiana, lodge. Two speeches made by E. M. Graham to the masons are included.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham papers relating to the United Confederate Veterans.
Constitution and By-Laws of the Henry W. Allen Camp, Monroe, Louisiana, of the United Confederate Veterans, 1892.
Public letter from the Executive Committee of the Confederate Memorial Association, 1896.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham's business book, 1870-1877.
Copies of letters written during the course of his law practice, first in Vernon, Louisiana, and later in Vienna, Louisiana. The letters deal with such Civil Law matters as collections on notes, judgments, property sales, pension claims, bounty land warrants, and successions. Several letters concern patents on his inventions and political matters. In the back of the letter book are copies of letters and other writings of E. M. Graham's daughter Kathleen, 1901-1902.

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Letter concerning proposed railroad through the area, 1890.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence, etc., on Louisiana Industrial Institute, 1894-1904.
Application letter for the presidency of Louisiana Industrial Institute (1894) by Arthur T. Prescott to E. M. Graham, member of the Board of Trustees.
Three letters of recommendation for A. T. Prescott.
Letter concerning the meeting of the Board of Trustees of L.I.I., 1894.
Two letters of recommendation for Thomas W. Atkinson as a teacher at the Louisiana Industrial Institute.
Newspaper clippings on the appointment of Arthur T. Prescott as president of "Industrial School".
Letter form Baxter Morton of the Department of Physical Science at Louisiana Industrial Institute, 1897.
Catalog of the Louisiana Industrial Institute, 1899.
Appointments of E. M. Graham as member of the Board of Trustees, 1895 and 1899.
Student's receipt from Louisiana Industrial Institute, 1911.

FOLDER:012
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham business, financial, and professional letters received, 1858-1904.
Letter from the General College of Louisiana, 1858.
Letter, 1864, to Captain Graham from the Headquarters, Sub District of Louisiana concerning disposition of corn.
Letter from R. W. Futch, 1870, concerning state taxes and Graham's candidacy for parish judge.
Letter, 1871, from J. T. Leeper about his brother's prospects as a Presbyterian minister.
Several letters, 1872, concerning E. M. Graham's warrants.
Tax receipt, 1872.
Several legal business letters from N. M. Smith in Vernon, Louisiana, 1873 and 1874.
Letter from W. B. Brockett, 1873, about Graham's possible law practice in Monroe.
Letters concerning purchase of court reports,1874.
Letter from L. D. McLain, 1874, about paying his Lincoln Parish taxes.
Several other business letters in 1874.
Similar business letters received in 1875-1904.


BOX:006

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
E. M. Graham business papers, excluding letters, 1858-1905.
Bills, promissory notes, receipts, checks, maps of Jackson Parish and other business papers of E. M. Graham.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Business and legal record books, 1866-1904.
Business and legal record book, 1866.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Memoranda and account book, 1868-1878.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Account book, 1871-1873.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Account book, 1883-1866.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Account book, 1886-1887.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Account book, 1884-1903.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Business and legal account book, 1889-1899.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Account book, 1894-1903.


BOX:007

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Business and legal account book, 1893-1905.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Account book, 1905.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Legal and judicial papers, 1857-1904. (See OV)
Copies of deeds, 1856.
Promissory note, 1862.
Commission of E. M. Graham as Justice of the Peace in Union Parish, Louisiana, 1866.
Warrant of arrest, 1867.
Bounty table.
Commission as Jackson Parish Judge, 1870.
Voter affidavit, 1867.
Application for restoration to the pension roll, 1870.
Declaration for a pension for the War of 1812, 1871.
Power of attorney, 1871.
Bill of sale of house, 1872.
Deed, 1874.
Sheriff's affidavit for sale of land, 1875.
Affidavit, 1875.
Attorney's license, 1876.
Charge to jury, 187-.
Copy of sequestration.
Judgment of the court, 1876?
Subpoena, 1876.
Notice of election of E. M. Graham as District Judge for the 11th Judicial District, 1876.
Act of sale of land by tax collector, 1877.
Deed, 1877.
Power of attorney, 1877.
Testimony of E. M. Graham concerning will, 1877.
Commission of E. M. Graham as District Judge of the 11th Judicial District.
Bill of sale of Vienna Sentinel to E. M. Graham and W. E. Redwine.
Judge Graham's charge to jury in murder trial, 1878.
Legal brief in a lawsuit.
E. M. Graham's commission as Judge of Third Judicial District of Louisiana, 1880.
Statement of court terms.
Letter concerning liquor laws in Lincoln Parish.
Power of attorney.
Deed to E. M. Graham, 1881.
Legal forms.
Commission to E. M. Graham.
Legal brief in a case, 1883.
Affidavit, 1883.
Power of attorney to J. B. Holstead.
Deeds to E. M. Graham, 1883.
E. M. Graham's commission to represent Louisiana at the Louisville Southern Exposition, 1883.
Leave of absence granted to E. M. Graham as Judge of the Third Judicial District of Louisiana by Gov. McEnery, 1883, to attend the Exposition.
E. M. Graham's commission as councilman for the Town of Vienna, 1884.
E. M. Graham's commission to the World's Industrial and Cotton centennial Exposition at New Orleans, Louisiana, 1884.
Deed to E. M. Graham, 1885.
Legal brief in a court case, 1887.
Appointment of E. M. Graham as member of the Democratic Executive Committee of Lincoln Parish, 1888.
Affidavit by Isidore Newman in court case concerning land, 1888.
Conveyance of Right of Way form E. M. Graham to railroad in Lincoln Parish, 1890.
Appeal to Supreme Court of Louisiana of case of James Surget Et Al versus Isidore Newman, 1890.
Compromise over land sale between E. M. Graham and W. N. Bullard and Caroline A. Bullard, 1891.
Will of Laura V. Vickers, 1892.
Deed S. M. Lewis to Emanuel Holmes, 1893.
Emanuel Holmes deed of land to E. M. Graham, 1893.
Assessment List of E. M. Graham, 1893.
Attorney's license, 1894.
Deed of land, J. C. Dozier to E. M. Graham, 1896.
Assessment list of 1896.
Certificate to the reliability of E. M. Graham, 1897.
Sheriff's land deed to T. H. Carroll, 1898.
Deed of land by R. E. Russ to E. M. Graham, 1899.
Deed of land by R. E. Russ to N. B. Null, 1901.
Land deed by Thomas H. Carroll to E. M. Graham, 1902.
Land deed of Railroad Lands Company, Ltd., to E. M. Graham, 1903.
Promissory note, 1904.
Committee report for revision of statutes of Louisiana, 1904.
Power of attorney by E. M. Graham.
Form for widow's claim for service pension.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Judicial notes and charges to Jury. Three notebooks.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Judicial Papers

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Reprints of congressional speeches and related materials, 1871-1919.
Reprints.


BOX:008

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Book, Annual Reports of the Commissioner of Agriculture (1880) with clippings inserted.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous correspondence and papers of the E. M. Graham family, relatives and friends.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous Clippings on Public Affairs, c. 1883.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
A. Dr. M. L. Smith business papers, 1865-1867.
B. Dr. M. L. Smith business papers, 1865-1867.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
J. H. Townsend personal letters to daughter Margaret Null and others, 1875-1886.
Letters to Margaret (Maggie).
Letter to son-in-law N. B. Null.
Letter to granddaughter Bessie Graham.
Letter to granddaughter Helen Graham.
Miscellaneous personal correspondence 1857-1889 of Graham family, relatives, and friends.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Snapshots of the Alabama Presbyterian Church 1911 and 1929.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Vienna Presbyterian Church records, 1859-1883.
Agreement of twenty or more persons to build the Presbyterian Church in Vienna, 1859.
Deed of lot for church.
Bill for church supplies, 1866.
Subscription for salary of Rev. J. E. Doremus, 1874.
Statement of the formation of the Vienna Presbyterian Church into a corporation, 1877.
Letter from Rev. James A. McLees to E. M. Graham accepting invitation to Vienna and Alabama Churches in 1880.
Photographs of Rev. James McLees and children.
Diary of Mrs. MeLees (died 1883).
Photograph of Vienna Presbyterian Church in 1893.
Printed leaves from a Presbyterian church book.
Invitation to reception for Rev. S. Wood Brown.


BOX:009

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Vienna Presbyterian Church Book No. 2, October 1874-April 9, 1899.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Early records and papers of the Ruston Presbyterian Church, 1884-1919.
Copy of first minutes of session of the Church, 1884.
Article about Ruston Presbyterian Church, 1887.
Photographs of the first church, first elder, first manse, early pastors.
Bulletin, 1905, on foreign missions.
Christmas program of the church.
Photographs of the second church and an early Christian Endeavor group.
Report of committee investigation differences of two of the members, 1906.
Miscellaneous cards and leaflets of the church.
Deed of church property with building to the second Presbyterian Church from the First Baptist Church, 1909.
Miscellaneous church publications and receipts.
Quarterly bulletins of the Ruston Presbyterian Church, 1911 and 1912.
Photographs of church groups, pastors, the second manse, 1911-1913.
Publications and programs.
Letter, 1913, from Pierre Danis accepting the call to the Presbyterian Church in Ruston.
Letter, 1919, to John Graham from S. E. McFadden accepting a call to the Ruston church.
Blueprint for a new church.
Early photographs of Ruston, Louisiana.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Ruston Presbyterian Church records, 1920-1967.
Snapshots of the church, manse, and pastor, Rev. S. E. McFadden.
Several letters to church members concerning church affairs.
Letter about specifications for organ and contracts for new church organ.
Promissory note of the church, 1924.
Brochure on the church library, 1927.
Letter from Board of Deacons to church members containing the budget, 1934.
Miscellaneous printed materials.
Handbook for church historian.
History of woman's work of the church, 1940-41.
Roll of members, 1942.
History of woman's work of the First (Ruston) Presbyterian Church 1941-1942.
History of the church 1942-1943.
Church roll, 1943.
History of woman's work of the church, 1943-1944.
Church budget, 1945-1946.
The Ruston Presbyterian issue for January 1948.
Several snapshots of the church and the third manse.
Roll of women of the church.
Women church budgets, 1954 and 1955.
Campaign Procedure of the Synod for church members to use in soliciting contributions.
List of leaders and women officers of the Ruston Church, 1957.
Newsletter on stewardship, 1957.
Directory of the women of the church (undated).
Directory of the women of the church, 1965-1966.
Letter to church members about the 1967 canvass.
Other typed memoranda, letters, and pieces relating to the members of the church.
Mrs. L. C. Gahagan's My Forty Years with the Ruston Presbyterian Church.
Obituary of Miss Fannie C. Allen.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
A. Ruston Presbyterian Church bulletins and programs, November 6, 1932-May 3, 1942. (incomplete).
B. Ruston Presbyterian Church Bulletins and programs, May 10, 1942 - October 18, 1942.
C. Ruston Presbyterian Church Bulletins and programs, October 25, 1942 - Feb. 14, 1943.
D. Ruston Presbyterian Church bulletins and programs, Feb. 28, 1943 - May 23, 1943.
E. Ruston Presbyterian Church bulletins and programs, May 30, 1943 - Sept. 19, 1943.
F. Ruston Presbyterian Church Bulletins September 26, 1943 to September 3, 1944.
G. Ruston Presbyterian Church Bulletins, September 10, 1944 to March 25, 1945.
H. Ruston Presbyterian Church Bulletins April 1, 1945 to July 1, 1945.
I. Ruston Presbyterian Church Bulletins July 8, 1945 to September, 1945.
J. Ruston Presbyterian Church Bulletins September 23, 1945 to Nov. 25, 1945.
K. Ruston Presbyterian Church Bulletins December 2, 1945 to March 17, 1946.
L. Ruston Presbyterian Church Bulletins March 24, 1946 to June 30, 1946.
M. Ruston Presbyterian Church Bulletins July 14, 1946 to January 5, 1947.
N. Ruston Presbyterian Church Bulletins January 12, 1947 to July 27, 1947.
O. Ruston Presbyterian Church Bulletins August 3, 1947 to October 1, 1950.
P. Ruston Presbyterian Church Bulletins July 4, 1954 to July 14, 1968.

BOX:010

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Red River Presbyters programs and a few records, 1898-1967.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham's personal correspondence.
Florence Townsend Graham's correspondence from sister Laura, 1870-1917.
Personal letters describing Laura's family life and local conditions and activities in Talladega, Alabama.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham's letters received from sister Margaret (Maggie), 1867-1876.
Personal letters giving news of the family and life in Vernon, Louisiana.
Letters include one letter to Florence, January 1918, form Laura's son telling of his mother's death in 1917.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham's personal correspondence from sister Sallie Parks, ca 1868-1883.
Letters giving news of family and describing life in Rutledge, Alabama.
One letter from Florence to her sister Sallie, 1886.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham's personal letters from younger sister Sarie (Sarah?) Townsend.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Letters to Florence Graham from her mother-in-law Isabella Mattax.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham's personal correspondence.
Nineteenth century letters received by Florence Graham from various relatives and friends.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Letters to Florence Graham from her father John H. Townsend, 1865-1891.


BOX:011

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Letters from Florence Graham to her parents Mary E. and John H. Townsend, 1871-1889.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous letters from Florence Graham, 1870-1932.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Letters to Florence Graham from her daughter Helen.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Letters from Dr. Isaac J. Newton concerning the medical diagnosis of Mrs. Graham's hip problem, November 7, 1917.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham's personal correspondence.
Letters to Florence from various friends and relatives 1900-1933.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Letters to Florence Graham from various friends and relatives, 1934-1938.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Letter to Florence Graham birth and death dates and monument inscriptions.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham, 2 essays on Reconstruction days in Jackson and Lincoln Parishes.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham, miscellaneous letters and cards, n.d.

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham, miscellaneous cards, notes, memos.


BOX:012

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Personal correspondence of Graham family.
Miscellaneous envelopes addressed to family members, several unaddressed and unposted envelopes and stamps.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Townsend Graham papers.
Diary for the year 1932.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Ledger 1882(?) - 1887(?) with various recipes included.
Registry receipt dated May 2, 1885.
Obituary of George Eliot.
Memo to Mr. J. C. Lewis noting the omission of one glove from an order.
A bill to Col. E. M. Graham from J. Y. Allen & Company dated 1871 for assorted articles of apparel between January 27 and July 26.
Miscellaneous newspaper clippings.
Invitation to tea, Domestic Science Department.
Bill from Mrs. Slaton’s, May 7, 1885 for lady's purchase $7.40.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Scrapbook filled with newspaper clippings.
Scrap of paper with notations of birth and death dates of Mrs. M. Graham and J. B. Graham from "tombs in Hatchet Creek Camp Ground Semitary(sic)."

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Address Book. List of letters, written in 1932.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
A-D. Bank statements, checks and deposit slips between July 12, 1907 - 1909.

BOX:013

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1909.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1910.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1910.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1911.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1911.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1912.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1913.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1913.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1914.

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1914.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1915.

FOLDER:012
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1916.

FOLDER:013
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1916.

FOLDER:014
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1917.

FOLDER:015
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1917.

FOLDER:016
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1917.

FOLDER:017
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1918.

FOLDER:018
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Checking Records, 1927.


FOLDER:019
DESCRIPTION:
Florence Graham: Miscellaneous Checking Records.


BOX:014

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
A. Constitution of Louisiana Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Pamphlet: Official Emblem Jewelry of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Order blank for stationery, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Address delivered by Miss Mildred Lewis Rutherford, Historian General, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Thursday November 19, 1912.
Two addresses by Miss Rutherford, November 1912, in Washington, D. C. and November 1913, New Orleans titled "The South in the Building of the Nation" and "Thirteen Periods of United States History".
Report and addresses of Mrs. Alexander B. White, President General of United Daughters of the Confederacy, New Orleans 1913.
“Thirteen Periods of United States History", address by Mildred Lewis Rutherford, Historian General of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, New Orleans, November 1913.
"Wrongs of History Righted" by Mildred Lewis Rutherford, Historian General of United Daughters of the Confederacy, Savannah, Georgia, November 1914.
"Historical Sins of Omission and Commission" by Mildred Lewis Rutherford, United Daughters of the Confederacy, San Francisco, October 22, 1915.
"The Fourth Open Letter to all State Historians, Chairmen of Historical Committees and Chapter Historians of the United Daughters of the Confederacy" from Mildred Lewis Rutherford, Historian-General. United Daughters of the Confederacy, Athens, Georgia, 1916.
"The Civilization of the Old South: What Made It: What Destroyed It: What had Replaced It." by Mildred Lewis Rutherford, Historian-General, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Dallas, Texas, November 19, 1916.
"The South Must Have Her Rightful Place in History", Mildred Lewis Rutherford March, 1923.
B. Program for the 7th Annual Conference, Louisiana Division of United Daughters of the Confederacy, Shreveport. May 10, 11, 12, 1916.
Program for the 22nd Annual Convention, Louisiana Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Ruston, Louisiana, May 3, 4, 5, (19?).
Yearbook of Louisiana Division of United Daughters of the Confederacy, May 1930 to May 1931.
Yearbook with Program and prize list of Historical Department, United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1933.
Yearbook of Louisiana Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy, May 1942 to May 1943.
Letter to Mrs. E. L. Holland from Anna Bulliont Balien concerning the work of the children of the confederacy.
Article, "The Authentic Design of the Battle flag of the Confederate States (1927).
Map of Hollywood cemetery, Richmond, Virginia.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Receipts, deposit slips, and miscellaneous cards and letters concerning United Daughters of the Confederacy business.
Letter to Ruston Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy from Carrie M. Standifer with information on various Confederate Veterans including enlistment dates, captures and/or release, discharge, etc.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Constitution and By-Laws of the Louisiana Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1906.
Constitution and By-Laws of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, revised, 1929.
Application blank for membership in the United Daughters of the Confederacy.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Delegate Ribbon (United Daughters of the Confederacy?)
Expense Ledger, United Daughters of the Confederacy, 1900-1909.
Rough draft of obituary of Mrs. Anna C. Smith, United Daughters of the Confederacy member.
Picture of Scillinger Wyatt and Alf Fuller, last Confederate Veterans of Lincoln and Jackson parishes (2 copies).
Delegate List (blank) for United Daughters of the Confederacy Convention.
Obituary, Mrs. T. J. Robinson, Ruston Daily Leader.
"Ruston Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy changes name" to Mary Graham Chapter.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
United Daughters of the Confederacy Programs: Ruston Chapter, Rough Draft September and October 1927-28?, November 22, ?; Printed 1930, January only, 1933.
General newsletter of happenings of the United Daughters of the Confederacy to President and Chapter Members from Mrs. F. C. Kohlman.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Minutes of the Fourth Annual Meeting and Reunion of the United Confederate Veterans, Birmingham, Alabama, April, 1894.
Rules for the Southern Cross of Honor.
Revised rules for Southern Cross of Honor.
Southern Cross of Honor Rules (2 copies).
Letter to Mrs. Ellen McLees from S. E. Gabetto describing procedure for filing forms for Crosses.
Seven southern Medals of Honor.
List names for recipients of Southern Cross of Honor
List of recipients of Southern Cross of Honor and name of persons to whom presented.
Certificate of eligibility for southern Cross Honor of United Daughters of the Confederacy. L. T. Heard and D. G. Williams.
Record of recipients of Southern Cross of Honor, 1912 and 1914.
Letter requesting all interested men to complete applications prior to arrival.

Letter announcing plans for a Christmas feast at the Soldiers home.


BOX:015

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous
Letter to Messrs. Ehrich and Co. ordering red and black split zephyr.
Letter from W. E. Redwene requesting conference about a music concert.
Rough draft of a recital program.
Letter from the Macmillan Company recommending "The Great Crusade and After" by Preston W. Slossom. Notes on back.
Constitution and Rules of the Vernon Reading Circle in Ms.
Letter to H. B. Hearn from K. H. Lewis concerning demolition of part of Railroad Park in Ruston.
Woman's Culture Club Building, Ruston, Louisiana.
Clipping with picture, from Maury's Magazine.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous.
Handwritten list of Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates. Part of a meal or diet program is on the back.
Receipt for a registered letter to Mr. C. C. Dow from Ruston State Bank.
Daily official program of the World's fair p. 3-6.
Vernon High School schedule and tuition rate.
Program for organ recitals in the Tabernacle at Salt Lake City, Utah.
Program for Organ Recitals. University of Colorado, Summer 1932.
L.A.S. meeting record, money collected and dispersed on back of letter from the National Cloak and Suit Company.
Sigma Phi Iota paper, April 17, 1905 with nursery rhyme and original pencil sketch of "He Diddle Diddle."
Pen and ink design sketch.
Advertisement for Hardee's Official Map of the State of Louisiana.
List of events concerning reformation of the church (?) 1189-1648.
Post card advertisement for Scott's Emulsion.
Article on the Pulitzer award "The Unknown Soldier" by Frank N. O'Brien.
Coupon card for magazines, patterns and assorted wonderful premiums.
Order card for History of the Cuban Republic, Macmillan Co.
Postcard advertising a book on J. E. B. Stuart.

Empty envelopes addressed to Mrs. E. M. Graham, to Mrs. T. W. Robison, and to editor, American Mercury.
Name cards for Mrs. Florence Graham, Mr. Samuel F. Coggins, Jr., Mrs. Rhoda E. Smith, Mrs. Dan Kiel Brown, and Miss Elizabeth Thomas.
"At Home" card of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Brocket.
Invitation to 50th Wedding Anniversary of Dr. & Mrs. Napoleon B. Null, 1871-1921 October 10, 7 o'clock.
Sympathy card from the family of S. P. Colvin.
Report on "Arlington".

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Church related material.
Letter from Mrs. Benj. J. Baldkin (?) requesting contribution to the church building.
"Studies in the Life of Christ" by Grace Saxe, lessons and worksheets.
Letter from R. M. Wilson, from the foreign mission field in Korea.
Minden Group Conference (Presbyterian Church) program, n.d.
Specifications of two manual pipe organ.
"The Spirit-Filled Life" by James H. McConkey, pamphlet.
Presbyterian Church Newsletter, September 28, 1933.
Presbyterian Church (Ruston) printed letter to friends and supporters requesting contributions to the building fund.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Photos and negatives.
Photo of Sam Coggins Jr. and Marie Earle Coggins(infant).
Photo of Mrs. Samuel (Marie) Coggins, Jr. and Marie Earle Coggins (infant).
Black and white negatives and print of John P. Graham's headstone.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous News Clippings.
"Cotton Statistics Collector Named" Mr. Leon H. Parks appointee.
"The Kangaroo Court" to the people of Louisiana from Huey P. Long.
"Louisiana Tech is on Probation...why?", a statement from the Student Body Association.
"Gay Finale for Ruston Celebration" on Ruston's 50th birthday.
"Belle Boyd", famous female spy for the Confederacy.
"Mirror of World Opinion 'The Greatest Fiction'", on whisky as a cure for influenza.
"A Lovely Friend Has Passed to Her Reward" on the death of Mamie Graham.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Graduation announcements and invitations to commencement exercises.
George Peabody College for teachers, August 26, 1925.
Minden High School, May 19, 1922.
Ward-Belmont School, Mary Simonton, May 1922.
Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, Donald Brown, May 23, 1933?

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Poetry
"A Tribute to Lee"
"Tis but an hour since first we met."

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Business Papers.
Receipt (?) handwritten.
Refund voucher from Sears Roebuck and Company for 4 cents.
Bill for sewing notions, June 3, 1869 (Y.Y. Allen & Co.).
Bill for dry goods May 15, 1878. H. Gerson, Jr.
Account of Manda (the maid) January 17 - March 22, 1879.
Account of Manda (the maid) June 6, 1879.
Farm account for Mr. J. L. Love, March 22, 1912.
Property tax receipt, 1914.
Property tax receipt, 1917.
Receipt for W.C.T.U. cues, 1918.
Oil and Gas lease, agreement between the Graham family and T. L. James, March 1, 1924.
Voter registration certificate, Mrs. E. M. Graham, February 26, 1930.
Report to voters and taxpayers of Lincoln Parish from Sheriff A. J. Thigpen with accompanying letter. 1929-1930.
Receipted bills, Taylor & Shaw, 1912.
Contract with J. R. Crosby for sale of machinery.
Receipt form Dr. S. R. Clay, optometrist, August 11, 1931.
Tax receipts, City of Ruston, for: R. G. Null and J. P. Graham, John P. Graham, and E. M. Graham estate.
Property tax, Lincoln Parish, for the E. M. Graham estate. May 4, 1942. One for ward 1, one for ward 8.
Hand drawn map of N township 18, Range 3W, marked in 40 acre squares, some plots marked with owner's initials.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Funeral arrangements and expenses of Evander McNair Graham.
Death announcement of Judge E. M. Graham, May 22, 1908.
List of funeral expenses for Judge E. M. Graham.
Receipt for payment of a lot in Greenwood Cemetery for Graham Family, July 7, 1908.

Contract for a headstone for the Grahams, June 26, 1908, from Authur J. Newman.
Letter from Ruston Masonic Lodge recommending a page of their minute book be devoted to his memory.


BOX:016

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Graham family papers on the death of Mrs. E. M. Graham.
Cards which accompanied floral offerings. Also a handwritten list of El Dorado friends who sent flowers.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Telegrams to members of the Graham family from various friends and relatives.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Sympathy cards and letters to Kathleen Graham, Helen Graham and Kathleen and Helen Graham from various friends and relatives.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Cards and letters to John P. Graham and to the Graham family from various friends and relatives.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
An eulogy for Mrs. E. M. Graham by members of the Ruston Presbyterian Church. Also letters of consolation to Bessie Patterson.


BOX:017

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Mary (Mamie) Graham, diplomas, certificates, photos, etc. (Oversize)
National Press Association, Special Electric course, Diploma.
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Membership certificate.
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Membership (blank).
National Woman's Liberty Loan Committee, certificate of chairmanship of Lincoln Parish.
Peabody Teachers Institute, certificate of attendance.
Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle.
Certificate for Four Year Reading Course.
Ruston College, Louisiana. Diploma, Bachelor of Arts.
Ruston College, Louisiana, Mistress of English Literature.
Record of lineal descendants of Confederate soldiers (blank).
Drawing (found with Chautauqua material)
Portrait (etching) of Allen Barksdale.
Missing: Natural Press Association, Special Electric Course, Diploma (Updated 8-9-02)
Missing: National Women’s Liberty Loan Committee, Certificate

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Mary (Mamie) Graham, Personal papers.
Personal correspondence.
9 Christmas post cards, hand colored.
Cards for holiday greeting, convalescence, and souvenir cads from various friends and relatives.

Letter from John H. and M. E. Townsend (grandparents).
Several letters from C. Drago in Mexico.
Letter of congratulation from Eugenia Flournoy.
Miscellaneous letters from friends and relatives.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Programs, Announcements, Catalogs.
Ruston College Catalog 1889-1890 with announcements.
Ruston College concert program, June 11, 1889, Mamie Graham recites an essay entitled "Tell Me, Will You?"
Ruston College Commencement exercises, June 11, 1890.
Ruston College, Invitation to Commencement exercises, 1890 (2).
Ruston College Hall Concert Program, June 15, 1892.
Ruston College Alumni Day Program, June 16, 1892.
Literary Societies of the Louisiana Industrial Institute, Joint exercises. Program, February 11, 1899.
Louisiana Industrial Institute Commencement exercises program, June 10-14, 1899.
Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, Alumni Program, June 12, 1923.
Louisiana Polytechnic Institute Graduation Program, 1924.
Piano recital program, Irene Riggin, June 31, 1931.
Graduation Recital Program, Jessie Manning, March 29 (?).
Program for Julius Caesar presented by James Hendrickson and Claire Bruce, n.d.
Opera House, Ruston, Program, October 10 (?).
Opera House, Ruston, Program "The Kilties" n.d.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
History of Ruston.
"An Interesting Account of the History of Ruston and Its Status at Present Time." Clipping from the Ruston Daily Leader (n.d. 1930?).

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Graham Family Genealogy.
Two letters from Mattie T. Hill with information on ancestors and descendants in the Graham family.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Publishers correspondence and agreements. Harper and Brothers, regrets.
Frank A. Munsey Co., regrets.
Neale Publishing Comp. Agreement concerning Lee and Jackson, Great Americans, September 17, 1918.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Certificates and letters of recommendation.
Sarah Felix Banks, Teacher of Education, recommendation, July 29, 1892.
T. S. Sleigh, Ruston College, recommendation, August 12, 1892.
Mrs. Laurie, principal, Vienna High School, recommendation, March 11, 1893.
Sarah Felix Banks, Louisiana State Chautauqua, recommendation, May 30, 1896.
Dabney Lipscomb, University, Mississippi, recommendation, May 30, 1896.
Alfred Hume, University, Mississippi, recommendation, May 30, 1898.
W. F. Calloway, Downsville, Louisiana recommendation, May 8, 1897.
W. E. Redivene, Parish Superintendent, recommendation, March 30, 1898.
F. L. Sleigh, Ruston College, recommendation, n.d.
Louisiana Chautauqua Summer School, attendance certificate, August 1, 1895.
Teaching certificate, First Grade in Lincoln Parish, October 16, 1896.
Peabody Normal Institute, certificate of attendance (blank).

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous memorabilia and clippings.
An application for a headstone (blank).
Receipt for $1.00, poll tax, December 26, 1922.
Bill for sewing notions, July 1, 1932.
Invitation to 50th anniversary, Dr. and Mrs. N. B. Null.
Metal engraving calling card plate. Miss Mary Graham.
Ruston State Bank check, dated December 9, 1930. Blank.
Envelope addressed to Miss Mamie Graham with a verse on the back written by a "Northern Leader".
Letter to John P. Graham from the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants regarding change in fiscal year. Rough draft of letter requesting information about Judah P. Benjamin on the back.
Ruston College letterhead.
"Declaration of Principles of the Constitutional League of Louisiana."
Letter to Postmaster, Ruston, from William Gladstone Steel asking for list of county inhabitants. Note on back implies it was passed on to Mamie Graham.
Eulogy. "Mr. Howard: In Appreciation".
"Stabbing Germany in the Pocket" from the Literary Digest, February 9, 1918.
"Both Sides Veto the Wilson 'Free-Sea' Plan", The Literary Digest, January 26, 1918.

Certificate of Registration. (voter registration) February 26, 1930.
Quiz: 12 questions on English literature with authors names as answers.
Quiz: 14 questions with song titles as answers.
A child's bedtime prayer - 3 versions.
Postcard with verse on front, riddle verse on back.
Letter to the Editor of Shreveport Times, Forum from R. G. Pleasant concerning financial state of Louisiana.
Letter to the Ruston Leader from the Russ Diary opposing the election of a Republican governor.
Letter to Mrs. M. L. Brooks from Wille DeBardelebus concerning the death of Mrs. Charlie Stuberfield.
Postcard reproduction of Raphael's Madonna of the Chair.
Postcard to Mrs. J. L. Bond, pictures confederate monument to be erected St. Laurel, Mississippi.
Photograph of Miss Mamie Graham.
Letter from Mrs. L. L. Judice with torn check asking for correct check.
Receipt for dues W C T U, 1917.
Miscellaneous cards.


BOX:018

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Mary (Mamie) Graham - Personal papers.
A muster roll of Company E, 12th Louisiana Regiment and its story.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Register of Communicants, Presbyterian Church, n.d.
Transfer membership, Miss Katis Mandell, Monroe to Ruston Presbyterian Church.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Map of the Presbyterian Church of the World and The Story of the Christian Flag. Rally Day. The birthday of the Christian Flag.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence concerning Father Ryan.
A paper written about Father Ryan's poetry.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Excerpt from a creed?

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Concerning General Lee.
Washington and Lee University Bulletin, Lexington, Va., Vol. XXI, No. 16, September 25, 1922. Contains testimonials honoring the memory of Robert E. Lee.
"Lee, The Christian," a sermon preached in St. Paul's Church, Richmond, Va., January 18, 1925 by the Right Reverend B. D. Tucker, D.

Card to Mrs. W. F. Ashley picturing the recumbent statue of General Robert E. Lee, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va.
A paper on the family of Mary A. R. Custis Lee, wife of Robert E. Lee.
"Valentine's Recumbent Statue of Lee", a history and description of the statue.
"Robert E. Lee: A Character Sketch." by H. H. Smith. A short biography and personality analysis.
"Lee the Educator" by Henry Louis Smith. In Washington and Lee University Bulletin, Lexington, Virginia, Vol. XXVIII, No. 3, January 30, 1929.
"Traveller" several descriptions of General Robert E. Lee's horse, Traveller.
Last page (#37) of a paper on Robert E. Lee.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
The 4 flags of the Confederacy (6).
Three flags of the Confederacy (3).
Confederacy Publicity. Catalog of Confederate mementoes with prices. (flags, cards, etc.)
"Stonewall Jackson: A Character Sketch" by H. H. Smith.
"Statue of Jefferson Davis Is Bond of the United States" by John T. Boifevillet, from Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial Magazine.
"Outlawry of War", excerpt from a speech by Senator William E. Borah, United States Senate, December 29, 1922.
"The Birthday of the Flag" by Leah Adkisson Kazmark. (Shows the flag's origin in the Washington family crest).
Letter from Mary Carter Winter, Volunteer Secretary, Children Founders' Roll, Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial, asking Miss Graham to enlarge the children's Founders' Roll.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Broadside: "Senator Ransdell and the Negro in Louisiana Politics", a political circular used to promote the Ransdell anti-negro stand and to exploit the alliance of his foe, Thomas with a Negro Republican boss in Louisiana.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
League of Nations.
The League Bulletin (5 issues) issued weekly by the League to enforce Peace, each with several articles. Dates June 14, 1919 - September 27, 1919.
Pamphlets by the League to Enforce Peace.
"Attention Republicans", George W. Wickersham, n.d.
"Working for a League of Nations", a handbook on organization by the Extension department. n. d.
"America Can't Quit", William Howard Taft, n.d. "Why Labor demands a League of Nations", Peter W. Collins, n.d.
"America and Article X", n.d.
"The Case of Japan in the Peace Treaty" Toyokichi Iycnaqa, n.d.
"The Paris Covenant for a League of Nations", n.d.
"Labor and the League of Nations, Together with Part III of the Peace Treaty", John H. Walker, n.d.
"What the War Meant to Women," Anna Howard Shaw, n.d.
"Mr. Root and Article X", Oscar S. Straus.
"Suggestions for League Speakers, Speech Material for League of Nations Addresses". 1919.
"The League of Nations", a document prepared to stimulate discussion and promote organized public opinion. New York: Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1919.


BOX:019

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
United Daughters of the Confederacy.
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Programs, 1827, 1926, 1932, and two with no dates.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Louisiana Division.
Letter to Miss Nannie Graham form Mrs. E. C. T. Longmire, Registrar, Louisiana Division U.D.C. listing Ruston Chapter in Book No. 5, 1905.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
United Daughters of the Confederacy, Ruston Chapter.
Minutes of the meetings of the Ruston Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, September 1900 to ?, 1905.
Newspaper article stapled to a page of the minutes of the Ruston Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy minutes- to Mrs. J. Pinckey Smith, President, Louisiana State Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy from Charles M. Rubes, Secretary Committee States and Territorial Exhibits, January 24, 1902.
Death announcement of Mrs. Celia Jane Cook.
Newspaper clipping from the Louisiana Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy seeking aid for a committee to promote the study of David and Lee in schools.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
United Daughters of the Confederacy, United Confederate Veterans and related matters.
United Daughters of the Confederacy information: Announcement and information on United Daughters of the Confederacy Convention Call, May 8,9,10, 1930.
Amendment to Article VI, p. 103 (United Daughters of the Confederacy?)
Letter from J. J. Heiser asking for delivery of his cross of honor as he was unable to attend the ceremony.
Report of the Ruston Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy to the National Convention.
The Atlanta Journal, Sunday, May 7, 1955, page 1 given completely to United Daughters of the Confederacy.
"United Daughters of the Confederacy Votes to Ask Flood Aid from Congress"; story includes the request to the Congress, a list of incoming officers, and the activities of the final meeting.
"Fort Humbug Put In Shape. Historic Park Being Cleared Up in Preparation for Fall and Winter Season". Article pleads for public not to destroy the park.
"Confederate Daughters Close First Day of Session Here with Fort Humbug Ceremony". October 5, 1927.
"Will Observe Louisiana Day. United Daughters of the Confederacy Sponsoring State Wide School Celebration."
"Say Vandals Stole Trees. United Daughters of the Confederacy Chapter Asks Co-operation In Preserving Fort Humbugs' Beauty."
"Mansfield Battle Park", describing the role of the United Daughters of the Confederacy in acquisition and upkeep of this North Louisiana Park.
"Student Loans Provided in Special Fund Voted by Confederate Daughters", the second day of the United Daughters of the Confederacy Convention. Article contains picture of members.
"Meeting of Pickett Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy."
"Natchitoches Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy Meets", Natchitoches Times (2 copies), one with personal note in the margin from Mrs. F. P. Jones.
U.C.V. (United Confederate Veterans) material:

"Celebration at Mansfield. Anniversary of Battle in War Between the States to be Observed April 7," Newspaper article dated March 31, 1928.
"Gray Vets to Meet Again. Confederate Soldiers Vote to Hold 1932 Reunion at Montgomery. Will Be the Last Meet of the Vets." The Shreveport Times.
"U.C.V. Marches to Last Meet. Thinning Ranks of Confederate Veterans Converge on Montgomery." The Shreveport Times.
"Gray Veterans Praise Davis. Confederate Soldiers Recall 'Old Times' at Montgomery Reunion." Eulogy given by General Rice A. Pierce, Tennessee, of Jefferson Davis, on his birthday.
"U.C.V. Chief." AP photo of General C. A. De Saussuer, elected Commander-in-Chief of United Confederate Veterans at 41st reunion.
"Feeble G.A.R. Vets Convene Annual Encampment Attended by 1,700 Old Soldiers in Cincinnati", August 27, 1930.
"Mansfield Battle Anniversary Held There on Monday", April 8, ?
"Confederate Vets Parade Through Montgomery Streets as Reunion Ends." The Shreveport Times.
"Montgomery is Crowded with War Veterans. Veterans Laugh at Idea of 'Last Reunion'. History Repeats Itself", News story on 41st Annual convention.
"Scoff at Reports Convention Will Be the Last; Exhibit Their Old Time 'Pep'", a feature on 4 of the 8 remaining veterans of LeRoy Stafford Camp of the United Confederate Veterans.
Miscellaneous material:
Letter from Mrs. D. E. Strain concerning D.A.R. Records.
Poem: "A Southern volunteer".
"Birthday of Lee Honored At Richmond", newspaper clipping, January 19, 1931.
"The South and Catholics", editorial in Humbolt, Tennessee Courier-Journal.
Article on boundary markers, dedication ceremonies on the Jefferson Davis Highway between Louisiana and Mississippi.
"A Lesson in Citizenship". Shreveport Journal, December 30, 1940.
"On Southern Army Reunion Staff", A.P. with photo's of the women on the staff of the Army of Northern Virginia.
"Orleans Woman Visiting Here Recalls Confederate President's Inauguration".

List of battles participated in by the father of Ellen T. Standifer Gumby (2 copies).
"Democratic Chance Good. Oldfield Visits 28 States and Finds Party Lines Holding Fast; Enthusiasm High", by William A. Oldfield.
"Biography of Lieutenant General Stephen D. Lee", from Confederate Military History, vol.1.
"Louisiana State University Receives Many Valuable Articles in Re-Civil War - Treasures of Late Uncle Sim Martin Will Be Donated."
"Presentation of Flag to Doris Brougher is Interesting Event", State-Times, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, June 20, 1929.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Youree Historical Game, "Loyalty to the Truth of Confederate History", United Daughters of the Confederacy Shreveport Chapter, an historical game consisting of cards with pictures, questions and answers printed on one side. Rules for playing are included.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Southern Cross of Honor.
Blank application for membership in the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Form for applying for membership in the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
United Daughters of the Confederacy Ritual, prayer of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Application for membership, United Daughters of the Confederacy for Mrs. H. W. Smith, October 29, 1901.
Letter from Elizabeth P. Weber asking for endorsement of a memorial for Miss Doriska Gautreaux, past president of Louisiana Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Notes on Blaine's diplomatic relation to Great Britain on back of Miss Weber's letter.
Letter from Charlotte S. McDiarmid asking for endorsement of a memorial for Mrs. J. Pickney Smith, founder, past-president and honorary president of Louisiana Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Notes and a quotation from Blaine on back of Miss McDiarmid's letter.
Letter from Mrs. U. B. Bormain(?) stating that Miss Graham's convention credentials were being sent as replacement for ones lost.

Applications for a certificate of eligibility for the Cross of Honor for the following: W. H. Batty, 1909; J. J. Brewer, 1910; J. J. White, 1909; A. E. T. Fuller, 1905; A. J. Taylor, 1905; N. Burgess, 1904; Lemuel L. Robertson, 1910; I. H. Stocks, 1910; T. J. Mangham, 1910; Thomas Loyd, 1910; James Pope Heard, 1921; B. F. Grafton, 1919; S. D. Rineard, 1910.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
The Veteran, subscription and subscribers.
Letter from Mrs. T. P. Jones requesting a two year subscription to the Veteran. ($2.50)
List of subscribers to the Veteran, May, 1932.
Letter responding to Miss Graham's request for support of the Veteran.
Letter from E. H. Pope informing Miss Graham of her balance after ordering a book which was out of print. She was requested to make another selection. June 8, 1931.
Envelop addressed to Miss Mary Graham with list of names of subscriber to Veteran, 1931-1932.
Nine letters for subscriptions to Confederate Veteran. July 25, 1930 to May 5, 1931.


BOX:020

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
United Daughters of the Confederacy Scrapbook.
Index
The South pp. 27
Jefferson Davis pp. 1
Robert E. Lee pp. 11
Heroes pp. 35
Flag pp. 21
Daughters of the Confederacy pp. 45
Stephen D. Lee pp. 50
Prisons, Statues, Monuments pp. 60
Reminiscences pp. 70
General Gorden pp. 80
Camp Nicholls pp. 90
Albert Sidney Johnston pp. 100
Stonewall Jackson pp. 101
Educational pp. 120
Reunions pp. 147
Poetry - Songs
Relics
Humor - Anecdotes
Battles pp. 65
F. K. Sumpter pp. 112
Shiloh pp. 94
Soldiers of the Sixties pp. 132
Miscellaneous pp. 152
Biographical pp. 124
Louisiana pp. 89
Gettysburg and Jere Gage pp. 68
Broadside, Memorial Services, General Edmund Kirby Smith.
Chorophone, The Ideal Small Pipe Organ (brochure); description, specifications, accessories, diagrams.

The Robert Morton Chapel Pipe Organ (brochure), specifications and dimensions.
Memorandum of Agreement with M. P. Moller Inc. for Moller Pipe Organ, bland and unsigned.
Mildred Lewis Rutherford, address to United Daughters of the Confederacy, "The Civilization of the Old South", November 9, 1916.
Louisiana Monument at Vicksburg (2) postcards.
W. R. Syman, photograph, 2 versions.
Newspaper clippings, varied, assorted, all loose, including: "Lee Luncheon", Shreveport Journal, January 20, 1936.
"Lee's Birthday", Shreveport Times
, January 19, 1936.
"William Adkins Cross, Last Concordia Parish Veteran", obituary, Shreveport Journal, September 28, 1935.
"Sons of Veterans Kick Fires of War Days Alive", Shreveport Times, May 24, 1936.
"Headquarters of General Kirby Smith in Shreveport During War", Shreveport Times, May 24, 1936.
"Last Civil War Vet Observes 105th Birthday". Friends Honor Dad Townsend in Olla. Shreveport Times, April 16, 1951.
"Confederate Veteran, 90, to attend 48th Reunion". Uncle Alf Fuller. March 13, 1938.
"Mississippi Confederate Veteran Dies", Shreveport Journal, March 15, 1951. (James A. Thrasher).
"Lone Veteran Hears Lee's Men Praised", Shreveport Times, May 31, 1951. (William Joshua Bush).
"Louisiana Literary History Gives State Distinction among 47 Others", Shreveport Times, January 7, 1933.
"Bossier Parish Man Nears 100th Birthday", Shreveport Times, September 7, 1941. (Col. Elgin S. Dortch).
"Missouri's 1861 Capitol to be Destroyed Soon in Marshall", October 28, ?
"Gray Ranks are Thin", Shreveport Journal, n.d.
"Col. E. S. Dortch, Age 101, Civil War Veteran, Dies," Shreveport Times, August 31, 1943.
"Memorial Made of Lee's Birthplace Tribute to Patriotic Group's Work," Shreveport Times, May 15, 1949.
"Ranks of Civil War Vets Dwindles to 20," (Brief remarks about each of the 20), Shreveport Times, May 27, 1951.
"The Text of MacArthur's Greatest Speech," Shreveport Times, July 29, 1951.

"Retired Teacher Relates History of Old Arkansas Town," (On reverse of MacArthur's greatest Speech Text); Washington, Arkansas, by Mrs. Charlean Moss Williams.
"Three Old Soldiers to Attend Final Confederate Reunion," William J. Bush, John Salling, and William D. Townsend. Shreveport Times, May 24, 1951.
Shreveport Times, September 7, 1941, page 25 (Long Papers?)
"Oldest Jackson Parish Resident Will be 100 Years Old Sunday," (S. W. Wyatt) Shreveport Times, December 2, 1945.
"Family of 110 year old Civil War Veteran Too Big to Count", Walter W. Williams. n.d.
"Lone Civil War Vet Honored," William D. Townsend, Shreveport Journal, September 9, 1949.
"Military Rites Held Here for 'Uncle Eli Townsend'," Shreveport Journal, February 2, 1953.
"Rites Here Tuesday for Last of State's Confederate Vets," (Townsend), n.d.
"Capital Flag at Half Mast for Louisiana Confederate Vet," picture.
"Last Louisiana Confederate Veteran Buried Here," 2 pictures, Shreveport Times, February 25, 1953, (William D. Townsend).
"Of the Red River Campaign," Feature, Shreveport Times, January 16, 1955, by Don Brown.
"Old Fort DeRussey. The Way It Fell," Shreveport Times, August 15, 1954.
"Why Reds Fear Freeing of Satellites," Shreveport Times, October 9, 1955.
"Info on remaining vets - hospitalization available free," same page as above.
"Confederate Vet breaks in New Rocking Chair at 113," Shreveport Times, November 7, 1955. (William T. Williams).
"Bell Boyd, Grave of Confederate Spy Again Under Stars and Bars," Shreveport Journal, May 5, 1952.


BOX:021

Mary (Mamie) Graham. Personal Papers.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Chautaqua Literary and Scientific Circle.
Picture of the Chautauqua.
Postcard featuring the attractions and information on Louisiana Chautauqua, Ruston, La., July 4-8, 1903.
The Chautauqua System of Education. "Communication to Members", May, 1896.

Recognition Day Program. Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, Ruston Assembly, July 31, 1896.
Louisiana Chautauqua, Ruston, La., announcement of the Third Annual Session.
The Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle Membership books: Dates - 1892-1893; 1893-1894; 1894-1895; 1895-1896.
"Pocket Outline of Greek History" by James R. Joy, published by the Chautauqua Literacy and Scientific Circle.
"Chautauqua Extension Lectures: A Modification of the Plan on page 10 of the membership book, 1892-1893. Contains ads for special offers, and a pronunciation table of Greek names.
Louisiana Chautauqua, Industrial Institute Night Program, July 28, ?

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Newspaper clipping for the Louisiana Chautauqua, possibly from a New Orleans paper.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle, questions for current History course, 1897-89. Two copies, one partially answered.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Lincoln Parish Memorial Association.
Lincoln Parish Memorial Association Minutes, 1919.
Resolution concerning control of the Lincoln Parish Memorial Park, City Council, June 1, 1920.
List of committees and members(?).

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Biographical sketch of Mrs. Mollie Evelyn Moore Davis, poet and author.


BOX:022

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Mary (Mamie) Graham. School materials, notebooks, tests, etc.
Notebook, the principle subject of geology, some math computations, notes on the Pelican Society (farewell speech?), also notes on foods and nutrition.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Journal, including sections on English History, an essay entitled "Science and Soil", journal from June 16, 1911 through August 14, 1912, and a poem entitled "If Love Were Always Laughter...."

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Notebook: (1) A history, in shorthand, of what appears to be Ancient Greece, Northern Africa, and the Middle East. (2) Algebra. (3) Outline of an analysis of a poem written in longhand.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Lesson plans for teaching Othello, King Lear, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, and notes on drama and Shakespeare.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
"The Pecan: Its Food Value and Its Many Uses." (Rough draft and typed copy both included.)

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
A letter from the National Pecan Marketing Association returning the paper is also included and recipes, nutrition charts, etc.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Short biography (?), in shorthand, or some means of identifying various European authors, inventors and scientists: includes Macchiavelli, Cervantes, Richelieu among others.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Holmes' Elementary Spelling Book. New York: University Publishing Company, n.d.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
009 Tests and Examinations.
Examination in Analytic, score 100; Geometry Theorems, 100; Higher English, 98.2, dated Monday, May 21, 1888; French, 95; Geometry, 99.9; Rhetoric, 100; Analytic, 100; Logic, 100; Moral Science, 100; Analytical Geometry, 100; Mensuration, 100; Rhetoric, 100, May 3, 1889; Physics, 96; Geometry, 100; Moral science, 100; Higher English, 97.4; Higher English [no score]; Rhetoric [no score], May 22, 1889; and a paragraph written in French, possibly a test.


BOX:023

(Mamie) Graham. Personal Papers. Notes.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Notes on Louisiana Schools, History, Politics.
Notes on Louisiana Schools from Chambers.
"Suggestions for Constitution Week" on back of Chambers' Notes.
Notes on College of Orleans, founded 1805.
Louisiana history information, partly typed.
List of Governors with dates and varied facts, some addresses, some party affiliation, and isolated interesting facts.
Letter from Librarian (signature illegible), Howard Memorial Library concerning loan policies (on back of history of Louisiana Notes).
Notes on Louisiana from Chambers concerning Gov. H. W. Allen, Politics, the Constitution of 1845.
Letter from A. Kruhum, Manager, Horticultural Advertising, The American Home, concerning an issue of American Home (on back of part of notes on Gov. Allen.)

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Papers concerning various aspects of the South.

Notes on the Civil War from Frederic L. Paxton. One reverse side of these notes are: Advertisement, T. J. McElroy, Jr., Doubleday Co.; Letter from Mrs. I. H. Foreman, Recording Secretary; Stonewall Jackson Chapter #1135 regarding publicity for Veteran’s magazine; Letter from Henry Goddard Leach, Editor, The Forum, asking subscriber to renew; Invitation to the wedding of Juanita Sawyer to Henry Frederick Schroeder, Wednesday, August 12, 1931. Stamp 2 cents 1881-1931-Nursing?
Notes from Wm. Garrett Brown on "The South in American History" on the government of the Confederacy.
Notes from Rhodes' history of the U. S. 1850 to 1896, Vol. II concerning the politics of 1850-60 particularly regarding slavery, railroads and Benjamin.
Railways and Canals in Southern States. (Written on the back of Piano Recital Program of the Louis Moreau Gottschalk Club, Miss Irene Riggins (Kendall Hearn, baritone).
Political History by Franklin J. Riley in The South in the Building of the Nation.
Facts from Cox comparing different aspects of the Confederacy and the United States at the time of the Civil War. On the back of these pages are the following: Second page of a letter from F. Arthur Metcalf regarding a new course in Magazine contributing and article writing; The official committee bulletin - Kiwanis International April 11, 1931 to all club Presidents from Guy Guernsey about forming a committee to make motor vehicular driving safer; Similar Bulletin concerning safer streets; Letter from(Mrs. W. S.) C. S. McDiarmid, Treasurer, Fitzhugh Lee Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy, concerning a Veteran subscription; Page 2 of a letter from Raymond V. Kearns, Chairman, Committee on under-privileged children.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
On Slavery.
Notes from Cox on Slavery. On reverse are the following: Letter from Mrs. A. A. Mundt about Mrs. Cupp and Ruby Maroney (the same?); Letter from Essae Martha Culver, Executive Secretary, Louisiana Library Commission.

Notes from Blaine on Slavery. On reverse are the following: Letter from Lucie Compton Timberlake, Chairman Campaign Committee, West Virginia Division asking for support in the election; Etude Music Magazine, advertisement; From the Macmillan company, advertisement for America's Way Out; Letter from Mrs. H. W. Eckhardt, President of Louisiana United Daughters of the Confederacy expressing concern for lack of interest; Letter from G. F. Havill, Business Manager The Forum, advertisement.
From The South in the Building of a Nation on Slavery. On reverse: Piano recital program of Miss Irene Riggin; Notes from "The Ordeal of Cuba" by Waldo Frank, Scribners, July 31; Advertisement for Modern Literary Books from John L. Rogers, General Manager, Rogers Publishers Service; From A. D. McKinney, Southern Manager, Better Homes & Gardens, a reply to request for advertising rates.
From Rhodes' History of the U. S. 1850 to 1896, Vol. I about slavery.
From James Schouler, History of the U. S. Vol. V. 1847-6 concerning Railways, Canals, Slavery. On reverse: A letter from Essae Martha Culver, Executive Secretary, Louisiana Library Commission about some books requested.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Notes from "Kent" on various subjects; Democracy, Birth of the party system, etc. On reverse: Letter from "Genie" asking to join United Daughters of the Confederacy in order to protect her sacred rights and preserve white supremacy. A donation of $10.00 was included because "Mrs. Hoover has decided to have a negro at tea." Written on Ouachita National Bank letterhead; Advertisement for John Gallishaw School for creative writing from G. P. Putnam's Sons. 2 copies; Wedding invitation to marriage of Margaret Allison Towers and Frank Edward Monroe on Saturday, July 27, 1929.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
On Diplomacy.
Notes from James Schouler, History of U. S. Vol. VI.
From The South in the Building of the Nation.
From Cox (begins page 2, page 1 missing) One reverse Paper on Motor Vehicle Accidents; Letter from Mrs. D. L. Strain concerning Mrs. Eugenie McLain Flournoy; Letter from F. Loyd (?) (illegible signature), Kardex Visible Division, Remington rand Business Service Inc. an ad for a Kardex - an aid in the process of checking bank signatures.
Notes from Blaine on Diplomacy. On reverse: Letter from Mrs. L. U. Babin, President United Daughters of the Confederacy encouraging representatives from each chapter to attend the convention in Shreveport.
Notes from Blaine on Diplomacy and Tariff.

Notes on Diplomacy from R. Semmes: Service Afloat.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Notes on Judah P. Benjamin.
From the Dictionary of American Biography. On reverse: Advertisements - The Literary Digest, Samuel M. Duffie Co., Mail Order fruit House, Barney Goodman Investments, Kansas City, Mo., Madison Cooper; The Flower Grower.
From Blaine. On reverse: United Daughters of the Confederacy, Louisiana Division, Convention Call; Proposed amendment to United Daughters of the Confederacy Convention.
From "John Brown's Body" by Stephen Vincent Benet. From Cox.
From The South in the Building of the Nation.
Miscellaneous Bibliographic Notes.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Notes on various Political figures.
Lee and Jackson. On reverse: A letter from V. J. Evans, Victor J. Evans & Co., regarding a patent on an improvement in a heating coil.
On Jefferson Davis from H. Alfred. On reverse: A letter from Johnson Publishing Co. regarding a book - Civil History of the Confederate States; A letter from Harry R. Redwood, District Governor, Louisiana-Mississippi Kiwanis Districts, regarding the election and alternates to the International convention.
Notes from Great American Debates-various persons. On reverse: Letter from J. A. Shealy explaining the aid that the Farm Bureau can give to the farmer and encouraging participation in their meetings; Ad for The Mysterious Universe by Sir James Jeana, The Macmillan Co; Letter from Nellie Hoss requesting that Miss Mamie put a flower on her mother's grave on Mother's Day.
On Lincoln, Clay, Jackson and others - from Master's: Lincoln: The Man. On reverse: Letter from F. G. Thatcher concerning interest in Kiwanis Clubs.
On Jefferson Davis from Cox. On reverse: A questionnaire for the purpose of locating the Under-Privileged Child.
On Jackson and Johnson. On reverse: Lessons 3 and 4 in Household sewing.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
General quotations.
From Blaine. On reverse (illegible signature) regarding subscription to Veteran and finding information on Benjamin.

From College Life in the Old South, University of Georgia. On reverse: Advertisement from the Macmillan Company, Time Magazine, Dr. Bunker's services - Handwriting analysis.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous Notes.
3 sets in shorthand.
List of books wanted.
Notes on slavery.
Political party candidates?
From The South in the Building of the Nation. (misc.)
Thoughts (?) stream of consciousness.
On Julius Caesar (partly in shorthand).


BOX:024

Mary (Mamie) Graham. Personal papers

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Poetry.
"Master Johnnie's Next Door Neighbor."
"The O'Lincoln Family."
"Gay"
"My Castle"
"Telling Tales"
"America, the glorious, this day"
"The Creed of the Bells." Author?
"For the Men at the Front" by John Orenham
"One Day Solitary" by J. T. Trowbridge.
Samples of Iambic Trimiter and Iambic Tetrameter.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Biographical paper on Carl Von Weber, opera composer.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Papers on Lee and Jackson.
Notes on Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. On reverse: A list of names as a census, club addresses, postal route or similar information.
Washington & Lee University Bulletin, November 25, 1921.
Notes on Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson.
Title page and page 46 of "Material for celebrating the Birthdays of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson." On reverse: Notes on General Robert E. Lee.
Partial essay "Lee and Jackson, Great Americans" pp. 1, 22, 23, 25, 31, 32.
Partial essay on General Lee.
Notes on General Robert E. Lee on the back of a letter from D. H. Holmes Co.
Partial notes on Mary Custis on back of rejection slip from Good housekeeping.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Partial paper on power struggles between countries and sections of the United States until the Civil War written on the back of old letters and papers.

Partial paper on power struggle on the back of war is apparently a census of Lincoln Parish.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
State Rights - rough draft. On reverse: A report of the Ruston Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and a letter from the National Literary and Publishers' Service Bureau acknowledging an order.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Courses is writing by the National Press Association.
Special course in reporting (some with assignments)
"Metropolitan Dailies - suggestions"
"Technical Newspaper Terms" (3 copies)
"Good Newspaper Writing"
"How to Value News" and "How to Handle News"
"A News Story Analyzed."
"Beginning of the Story." (2 copies)
"Trade Journal Correspondence."
"Interviewing", "Detective Reporting", and "Statistics."
"Feature Articles"
"Metropolitan Dailies - Letter of Instructions."
"Proficiency in Newspaper Work" (2 copies)
"Development of the Plot."
Course in Story Writing:
"Methods of Narration" (2 copies)
"The Beginning."
"Climax and Conclusion" and "The Style."
"Finding a Market."
Course in Proof Reading:
"Proof Reading."
"Practical Proofreading" nos. 14, 15, 16.
Special Courses.
"The Power to Read and to Understand."
"Practical Suggestions in English."
"Suggestions in English." No. 3
"Some Advice to Young Authors."
"How to Teach Story-Writing", "Schools of Writing", "The Art of Writing", "Methods of Study", and "Short Stories Classified"
General instruction sheets Nos. 1, 2, 3.
Special Assignment:
1000 word essay on "The License of the Public Press."
1000 word essay on "Common Sense."


BOX:025

Rough drafts of papers and essays.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
001 "Student Life in Industrial Institute."

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
A&B. "Lee and Jackson: Great Americans" 110 pages.
On Reverse:
Letter from J. F. Kemton, Jr. Circulation Manager, Holland's Magazine. September 2, 1918.
Letter accompanying a check from Anne Rankin, editor, Southern Woman's Magazine. June 4, 1917.
Advertisement from R. H. Brosane. September 25, 1917.
Ms. rejection letter from P. F. Valland Company, signature J. D. McE----? September 22, 1917.
Ms. rejection letter from W. I. Thomas, University of Chicago, September 6, 1917.
Part of a letter from Graham Taylor.
Letter from Mrs. J. Norment Powell, Registrar General, United Daughters of the Confederacy. May 1, 1917.
Ms. rejection letter from Harper & Brothers.
Letter accepting Ms. from Rufus J. Nelson, editor, Physical Culture Publishing Co.
Letter of sympathy on the death of Mrs. Julia A. Robinson from Mrs. Lucas N. Duncan, Miss Kate Howard, Miss Mamie Graham.
Minutes for United Daughters of the Confederacy meeting October, 1917.
Acknowledgement of letter, from Mrs. C. G. Robinson, Limit Club State Chairman.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
States Rights, rough draft of an essay.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
A-D. "American Democracy: Seeing It Through". 3 manuscripts with same title, different texts.
On reverse:
Advertisement for History of Science from the Macmillan Company.
Circular appealing to women to vote for Honorable Joseph E. Rinsdell.
Letter from Essae Martha Culver, Louisiana Library Commission Executive Secretary, acknowledging a book request.
Letter from J. W. Bure Company (signature illegible) about publishing books on royalty basis.
Advertisement for Growing Up from Macmillan Company.
Paper on the separation of powers between state and federal governments.
On reverse:
A letter from Ada Whitaker (Mrs. W. R.) requesting information on the October meeting of the Veterans Camp. September 16, 1930.
Notes on the above.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
A-E. Partial draft on the beginnings of democracy.
On reverse:
Circular by James M. Colvin for Sheriff on Lincoln Parish.
Ms. rejection letter from Marton & Hayt Co., signature illegible. March 6, 1924.
Circular by W. A. Risinger for sheriff of Lincoln Parish.
Advertisement from Elmer E. Wade.
Letter from A. W. McKeant, Director Last Call Campaign about a fund raising project, April 27, 1926.
Notes on Suppression of Democracy.
On reverse:
Letter from M. T. Shumatt, Excelsior Steam Laundry Col., February 27, 1924 about having a silk dress dyed.
"The Eclipse of Democracy" Rough draft.
On reverse:
Rejection of a manuscript from F. J. (?) (illegible), Laird & Lee, Inc. April 7, 1924.
Letter to Messrs. Lothrop, Lee and Shepard from Mary Graham, April 9, 1924, requestion consideration of 3 of her essays for publication.
Revision of the letter to Lathrop, Lee and Shepard.
Letter to Carrie (?) outlining Carrie's family's involvement in the Civil War for completion of the United Daughters of the Confederacy application.
Advertisement form H. P. Nelson, Macmillan Company.
Letter (unfinished) to Messrs. Loni and Liveright about submitting 3 essays for publication, April 21, 1924.
Manuscript refusal from Richard G. Badger, The Gorham Press, March 4, 1924.
Letter from Miss Beatrice Hays requesting information on progress of women for a valedictory address. Workslip on second page is under "Rough draft of paper - Radical Democracy."
"Radical Democracy" - rough draft.
On reverse:
Letter from Beatrice Hays with note from "Guy" (Beatrice's teacher) asking Miss Graham to help Beatrice.

Letter from William H. Short, Executive Director, The League of Nations Non-Partison Assn. February 4, 1924 asking for a "yes" vote to involve U. S. in League of Nations.
Manuscript rejection from M. H., Brentano's Inc. Publishing Co. March 20, 1924.
Advertisement from H. P. Nelson, The Macmillan Co. March 20, 1924.
Letter from S. E. McFadden, Minister, Ruston Presbyterian Church, requesting building fund contributions.
Advertisement from Anna Elizabeth Wade.
Manuscript rejection from Dodd, Mead and Co.
Notes on American History.
On reverse:
Letter from Mrs. A. H. Taylor Co. regarding dress patterns. February 29, 1924.
Advertisement from O. F. McCormick, Stephen F. Whitman & Son, Inc. May 9, 1924.
Letter from W. H. Halderman endorsing the book entitled Authentic History of the Ku Klux Klan by Miss S. L. Davis. May 7, 1924.
Rough draft of paper "Oligarchy or Democracy?"
On reverse:
Circular for H. G. Fields on his race for District Attorney. June 4, 1924.
Letter from The Lexicographer, Literary Digest, explaining the origin of the word democracy, February 25, 1924.
Rough draft of the paper "Government By the People."
On reverse:
Letter from Susan B. Eavenson, Chief of Medical Social Service requesting that Miss Graham look after Holland Spiergion who was recently released from hospital and treatment for tuberculosis. May 1, 1922.
Letter from Susan B. Eavenson, Chief Medical Social Service requesting Miss Graham to check on Lummie Lewis after release from hospital and treatment for tuberculosis, May 29, 1922. (Miss Graham is addressed as Executive Secretary, American Red Cross, Ruston, Louisiana)
Rough draft for paper "Government By the People."
On reverse:
Unfinished letter to Hearts' International Library Co. describing her essay "History of Democracy" June 19, 1924.
Paper on "Plutocracy vs Democracy".
On reverse:

Letter from Frederick Palmer, Pres., Palmer Photoplay Corporation offering a writing course. September 30, 1921.
Rough draft of a paper "Onward, Ho!"
On reverse:
Letter from W. P. Beazell, Assistant Managing Editor, The World, refusing her manuscript, July 29, 1924.
Unfinished letter to Editor, New York Times, about one of her essays.
Letter from O. G. Sower, Director, Bureau of Pictures, Southern Division, ARC regarding the Lincoln Parish Fair, October 7, 1921.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
A-C. Rough Draft of essay "First Party Disputes."
On reverse:
Letter from (?) (illegible signature, Secretary to the Governor (O. K. Allen), July 30, 1932 acknowledging receipt of a letter.
Letter from (?) (illegible signature) on Huey P. Long's letterhead endorsing Hon. John H. Overton for the Senate.
Rough draft on the following essays:
"Parties"
"The Great Chief Justice"
Madison
Jefferson
On reverse:
Circular from Huey P. Long "Letting Parker Face the Looking Glass."
Rough draft on the following essays:
"In Opposition"
"Consent of the Governed"
"Democracy's Chance"
1787
"Union and Co-operation"
Democracy
On reverse:
Letter from V. J. Smith, Broussard Campaign Manager, August 12, 1932.
Rough draft of the essay "Seeing Clearly"
On reverse:
Notes on Washington.
Rough draft on a paper on Martin Van Buren.
On reverse:
Letter from Frederick J. Haskin, Director, The New Orleans Times-Picayune Information Bureau telling her where to submit a work on democracy for publication August 15, 1924.

Circular for S. L. Digby in his campaign for District Judge. August 1, 1924.


BOX:026

Mary (Mamie) Graham. Short stories, essays, etc.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
"Lee and Jackson Great Americans", typed rough draft. 3 versions.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Page 2 of a paper concerning the early days of democracy.
Rebuttal to an article entitled "No More Swords and Roses" by Bert Roller which appeared in Outlook and Independent, September 25.
"The Solid South, Real and Idealistic", an essay on the Democratic aspect of the South.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
"Our Debt to the Ages", essay on how past history, its failures and successes, have shaped America.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Summary and evaluation of "Cyrano de Bergerac."

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
A-D. Series of essays on American history.
"The Great Chief Justice" (John Marshall)
Biographical paper on Madison.
"In Opposition" (Jefferson)
Biographical paper on Jefferson; Hamilton.
"First Party Disputes"
"Parties"
"Seeing Clearly" (Washington)
Biographical paper on Washington.
"Consent of the Governed"
"Guarantees" (on the Constitution)
"Americanism"
"1787" (on the Articles of Confederation)
"Democracy's Opportunity"
"Demand for Co-operation" (democracy in ancient times)
"Studying Democracy" (in the United States)
"John Adams" (2 copies)
"American Democracy: Seeing it Through"
Part I. A Story of a Pledge
Part II. A Broken Pledge
Part III. A Pledge Redeemed

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Essays. Finished (?)
"Remembered", an essay dealing with every man's desire to be remembered after his death.
"Remembered", a part of the above.
"Importance of Studying Languages"
"Tell Me, Will You", series of questions posed by the author which the reader must answer by examining his own feelings.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
A-C. Essays continued.
Biographical sketches of the following:
Washington
Jefferson
Madison

Hamilton
"First Party Disputes"
"Parties"
"Seeing Clearly" (on Washington)
"The Great Chief Justice" (John Marshall)
"Guarantees" (on the Constitution)
"Consent to be Governed"
"In Opposition" (disagreement between Jefferson and Hamilton over the financial Plan.
"Judah P. Benjamin, Statesman and Jurist", published 1903 by Kanley.
"Notes on Benjamin" from Mrs. Slaughters Scrapbook.
"Studying Democracy"
"Democracy's Opportunity"
"Demand for Co-operation" (the purposes of alliances)
"Americanism"
"Martha Hardy Tremble" by J. Ed. Howe (a Farmerville woman who successfully ran her husband's business after his death)
"The Story of the Articles of Confederation"

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Essays continued.
"By Whom the Offence Cometh", discussion of the ever-present struggle for a more prestigious place in society and its effect on crime.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
"Lee and Grant, Forerunners of World Peace"

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Poetry.
"An American Chant of Hate" (with Apologies to Ernst Lessauer)
"The Magnolia"
"The Springtime Call"
"The Triumph" (2 copies)
"Bob's Master and Bob"

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
The Poet-Priest of the South (Father Ryan).

FOLDER:012
DESCRIPTION:
"The Uncle and Nephew" by Edmond About translated from the French. The story of an uncle who brings his insane nephew to a doctor. After a series of events the uncle becomes insane and the nephew is cured.

FOLDER:013
DESCRIPTION:
Allen Ramsey, a paper.
Edgar Allen Poe, a composition.
The Novel, a paper.
Homer, Dante and Millon, paper comparing and contrasting their lives and their works.

FOLDER:014
DESCRIPTION:
Poetry (by other authors)
"Sea-Gull Song"
"The Thousandth Man" (on the value of friendship)

FOLDER:015
DESCRIPTION:
"The Bible Belt", essay on hypocrisy.

FOLDER:016
DESCRIPTION:
Short Stories.

Short story about a woman who had fallen out of her uncle's good graces and the will he left after he died.
On reverse:
On pp. 16, 17, and 18 are listed the programs for 8 months of United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Letter from Mrs. J. W. Blackburn Moran, Chairman of the Working Committee, United Daughters of the Confederacy, asking for contributions for the memorial to the Faithful Mammies of the South.
Letter to Mr. J. T. McBride, August 30, 1924 with application blank for a Southern Cross of Honor.
Letter from Mrs. James M. Pagand (?) LA State Recorder, Southern Cross of Honor, United Daughters of the Confederacy, August 26, 1924.
Letter to Judge John Purcell, February 24, 1926, discussing relatives.
Letter from Florence Schmart, Editorial Rooms, Physical Culture refusing manuscript.
Letter from Everett Sanders, Secretary to the President, July 25, 1925, acknowledging a telegram.
Letter from J. S. Owen, Treasurer, The Martin & Hoyt Co., September 24, 1925.
Letter from John Paul Jones, Clay, LA, February 20, 1926, accompanying a blank check.
"Mother Love" (on the back of pages 6, 7, and 8 of above) about a mother who becomes mentally deranged after the death of her baby and then is restored to health.


BOX:027

Bessie Graham Patterson. Personal papers.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
A-D. Notebook of clippings housed in a phonograph album.

BOX:028

Bessie Graham Patterson. Personal Papers.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
School Notes.
A geometry problem with solution.
"Ode" outline on "Ode - Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood."

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
LPMA and/or LPMP
Minutes from a meeting of the L.P.M.A., April 5, 1921.
Resolution of the L.P.M.P.
Proxy of L.P.M.A.
Minutes of L.P.M.A.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
A-C. Miscellaneous Publications.
Questions from the South in History and Literature by Mildred Lewis Rutherford, 3 copies.
Booklet concerning camp Naka'nawa for Girls in Mayland, Tennessee.
"A New Ballard", newspaper clipping, poem.
"Revised and Amended Prescript of Ku Klux Klan", reprint University Bulletin, Louisiana State University, Vol. III, March, 1912, No. 3, pt. 2.
"The Practical Operation of the 'Honor System' at Washington and Lee" by Henry Louis Smith, Washington and Lee University Bulletin, January 15, 1923.
"A Statement of Hon. Wm. A. Anderson" (in support of construction of a new university chapel), Washington and Lee University Bulletin, October 5, 1922.
"A Boy's Recollection of the War" by W. O. Hard, reprinted from Mississippi Historical Society, Vol. XII.
"The Musical Recital Held by Pupils of Miss Bessie Graham".
Souvenir booklet from the Jackson Monument, Richmond, VA.
"Dedication and Re-dedication", public addresses by Abraham Lincoln (Gettysburg Address) and Woodrow Wilson, Saturday Evening Post, July 6, 1918.
"Captain" R. E. Lee - the Scout" by E. C. Gordon, D. D., Onward, January 15, 1914, p. 5.
Program for Shiloh Day.
"True Stories of Robert E. Lee, the Hero of the Southern Confederacy", by William Thomas McElroy, from Onward, January 20, 1916, pp. 5-6.
"Jefferson David Was Born One Hundred Years Ago Today - Life and Works of the President of the Confederate States", The Arkansas Gazette, June 3, 1908, pp. 3-4, 9-10.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Partial Poems or Manuscripts.
"At Home Once More", partial essay on Captain Steve Allen's marriage and reaction of the crowd at its announcement.
"Dr. Carey Tried Before Leech", partial essay on the beginning of the Freedman's Bureau with Major Leech as its head.
"Leech as a Statesman"
"Rupert in Chains", on a court case resulting from overseer stealing his boss's bonds.

"Capt. Allen Claims a Reward" concerns Major Leech's efforts to capture Capt. Steve Allen.
"Marriage of Steve and Ruth", Capt. Steve Allen's imprisonment, and his sweetheart's, Ruth Welch's efforts to save him.
Partial essay on Col. Gray, his death and the desire of his son Jaquelin, to take his father's place in the regiment.
Ruston District High School report card, blank, notes on back.
"The Invisible Empire", partial essay on Major Leech's desire to be governor.
"Dogwood 'n' Cotton", five verse poem.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous letters, placecards, Genealogy, Programs, Bank Statements.
Genealogy of the Goodgion Family.
Drawing of Reindeer on the back of an etching of an old lady with a child lighting a candle.
Back cover from a program (?).
Namecard for Mrs. William E. Patterson (2).
Letter to Mr. S. M. Lewis from R. J. Tabor in reply to request for information about Mr. Lewis' father and his army career.
Letter to John and Mary Townsend from John Townsend, December 14, 1833.
Letter to Jane (?) from Mary Townsend, December 14, 1833.
Outline for "Divisional Training Course for Club Presidents-Elect and Vice-Presidents-Elect".
"List of subscriptions to the "Confederate Veteran" in Bunkie and Picket Chapters.
Notice from Thomas B. Rutland for the 29th Regiment 2nd Battalion, Jackson Parish, to be prepared for review and instruction for October 17, for a parade.
List of soldiers who died in service, divided into black and white, some with place of burial, and headstone or gravemaker.
Bank Statement, Ruston State Bank, November 18, 1953.
Bank Statement, Ruston State Bank, August 17, 1954.
Invitation to Graduation recital by Bessie Graham and Anniedel Pitts, 2 copies.
Program for church service, 2 copies.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
A-C. Correspondence - Cards and letters.


BOX:029

Bessie Graham Patterson. U.D.C. and C.V.A.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
A-C. United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Dues, U.D.C., Ruston Chapter from Mrs. Nellie Yarbrough Hoss, $2.00
Mrs. Annie Sealy Woolery, Confederate money. $2.00, Confederate State of America. $2.00, State of Louisiana. Letter to Mrs. E. L. Holland from Mrs. Thomas Wood Barry. A Correction to the Constitution and By-Laws in General Minutes of the 25th Annual Convention of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. 2 copies.
Membership application for United Daughters of The Confederacy Arnie Davis, Ruston ,July 19, 1890. 3 copies.
Letter (Form) to Officers and Members of Louisiana Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy; Mrs. W. F. Willis, Ruston Chapter, United Daughter of the Confederacy from Mrs. Fred C. Kolman, President Louisiana Division United Daughters of the Confederacy. Outlines the events of the cominyear in state and national ranks. January 1, 1923.
Letter to Mrs. J. L. Bond with "Historical Program for Weeks Preceding the Convention, May 1920". Louisiana United Daughters of the Confederacy gives suggestions for programs.
Letter to Mrs. J. L. Bond from Bessie V. Russell explaining the "Historical Program" outline and urging that each chapter follow it.
Record of United Daughters of the Confederacy, dues and expenses 1910-1926.
Annual State Reunion and Convention publication with dates, activities and location of the Convention.
Application for membership in the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Mrs. Obera Cutrer Gaines, Ruston, Louisiana.
Envelope addressed to Confederate Daughter, Camp No. 7 from T. C. Robinson; enclosed is an envelope addressed to Miss Mamie Graham from George R. Sutton; no correspondence.
Amendment to the United Daughters of the Confederacy offered by Mrs. L. U. Babin.
Open letter to Mrs. Norman V. Randolph, president of Richmond Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy concerning the attitude of a prize winning paper on Lee.
Open letter to All State Historians, Chairmen of Historical Committees, Chapter Historians of the United Daughters of the Confederacy from Miss Mildred Lewis Rutherford; it lays out guidelines for writing the history of the South during the Civil War.

"Memorial Hour," United Daughters of the Confederacy, New Orleans, Louisiana 1913, program for memorial service for deceased members.
Revision of Constitution, United Daughters of the Confederacy, 2 copies.
Minutes of the 3rd Annual Convention, Louisiana division , United Daughters of the Confederacy, Shreveport, Louisiana, April 23,1901. (includes various meetings and reports).
Second open letter to All State Historians, Chairmen of Historical Committees and Chapter Historians of the United Daughters of the Confederacy form Miss Mildred Lewis Rutherford, Historian General, Athens, Georgia, 1913.
Business Proceedings, Fourteenth Annual Confederacy, Norfolk, Virginia, November 13-16, 1907.
Rough draft of a letter to All Louisiana Chapters of the United Daughters of the Confederacy reporting the success of the Confederate Veteran.
Applications for United Daughters of the Confederacy membership, 5 copies, all blank except 1 partially filled out and all recommendation sections.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Confederate Veterans.
United Confederate Veterans, circular letter.
List of subscribers to the Confederate Veteran 1928 to 1931, dated May 5, 1931.
Letter to Miss Graham from Mrs. H. W. Eckhardt stating that money enclosed is for a subscription to the Confederate Veteran.
Roster of Camps with officers and List of Delegates to State and General Convention held in New Orleans, April 7-9, 1892.
Constitution and By-Laws of the Confederate Veterans Association of North Louisiana, 1890.
Form letter to United Confederate Veterans, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Sons of Confederate Veterans of Louisiana and their descendants from Andrew B. Booth,
Ex-Commissioner of Louisiana Military Records relating his accomplishments in office in behalf of the recipients.
Minutes of the May 1, 1897 meeting of Camp #7, United Confederate Veterans.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Record of Recipients of Southern Cross of Honor, January 16, 1917.
Anderson, J. D.
Autrey, T. J.
Davis, J. T. (refused)
Ferguson, W. M.
Hardin, T. R.
Hartness, R. E.
Heard, J. R.
McCrary, Robert
Nelson, Thomas L.
Odom, J. M.
Ramsey, J. K.
White, J. M.
Mrs. A. C. Childress, Chapter President.
Mrs. James M. Pogaud, Louisiana State Recorder.
Record of Recipients of Southern Cross of Honor, September 27,(?).
Atkinson, Jos.
Gable, C. P.
Hiser, J. J.
King, David.
Tabor, R. J.
Winbury, J. L.
Mrs. A. C. Childress, Chapter President.
Mrs. James M. Pogaud, Louisiana State Recorder.
Record of Recipients of Southern Cross of Honor, January 19, 1920. Grafton, B. F.
Mrs. E. L. Holland, Chapter President.
Mrs. James M. Pagaud, Louisiana State Recorder
Record of recipients of Southern Cross of Honor, September 27, 1921. Heard, James P.
Mrs. E. L. Holland, Chapter President.
Mrs. James Monroe Pagaud, Louisiana State Recorder.
Record of Recipients of Southern Cross of Honor, September 18, 1926. Walker, David C.
Mary Graham, Chapter President.
Mrs. Hickey Fredericks, State Recorder.
Record of Recipients of the Southern Cross of Honor, September 27, (?).
Colvin, S. P.
Sherrard, M. W.
Wright, A. T.
Mamie Graham, Chapter President.
Mrs. Hickey Fredericks, State Recorder.
Record of Recipients of Southern Cross of Honor, 2, Blank. Unable to locate maps in Drawer 3 (Updated 7-29-02)

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Certificate of Eligibility for Southern Cross of Honor of United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Certificate of Eligibility for Southern Cross of Honor, 18, Blank.
Envelopes addressed to: Miss Mary Graham from Mrs. H. Fredricks, Miss Ruth Holland, Mrs. Ellen McLees, Mrs. L. H. Raines from Mrs. A. P. Miller registered letter, and Mrs. W. F. Willis.


BOX:030

John Purcell Graham. Correspondence.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
John Purcell Graham, a biography by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Morse.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Family correspondence.
Letter from Bess about "mama's" funeral, January 16, 1940.
Letter from Col. John McMarthy, January 4, 1942.
Letter from Bess in appreciation of check and announcing that she had found a minister. January 23, 1951.
Letter from N. R. Grigsby on Mamie's Death.
Letter from H. J. Sachs on Mamie's Death.
Letter from Helen Graham, September 23, 1891.
Letter from Helen Graham from New York.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Carbon copies of personal letters:
To Governor Sam H. Jones, letter of congratulations, March 4, 1944.
To Dr. J. B. Carpenter, January 1, 1957.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Letters to John from:
John W. Townsend (his grandfather) discussing plans for a vacation. June 2, 1892.
John W. Townsend, of politics, crops, and relatives, July 27, 1894.
David C. Cook Publishing Co., August 27, 1903.
Southern Railway Company, May 1, 1912.
R. T. Glassell requesting Mr. Graham to substitute for him in General Assembly, May 4, 1912.
Pierre Davis on moving to Ruston for church work, J. B. Carpenter, about his successor as minister, May 6, 1913.
C. F. McBride, about deposit by Midland Oil Co., June 4, 1920.
E. S. Jenkins, enclosed check to be deposited and an address change. December 14, 1924.
Carl Fischer Inc. about a poem, "Salut d'Amour" for publication.
Christmas Club (Wrightson Unit) with enclosures, requesting more advertising. March 19, 1932.
John Jay Edson, with enclosures, requesting payment for 1932 National Geographic. April 15, 1932.
W. C. Spencer, schedule of trains for trip to Richmond to attend United Confederate Veterans, June 21-24, 1932. March 24, 1932.

Huey P. Long with circulares about recent corporation taxes passed. June 17, 1932.
Paul A. Ducournau concerning a possible change in the Presidency of the State Normal College at Natchitoches. Attached is a carbon concerning faculty campaigning. January 17, 1941.
Paul A. Ducournau, concerns replacing Mr. Albert Fredericks at State Normal College. February 27, 1941.
M. M. Morelock, recommending Dr. Tinsley over Dr. Cottingham. February 27, 1941.
R. H. Curry, postponing meeting a week, July 14, 1943.
R. H. Curry, concerning delay of letter. July 21, 1943.
George B. Benton, Jr. lists date of board meeting, April 19, 1944.
Telegram from Committee on Trade and Industrial Schools requests consideration of making recommendation to legislative for establishment of two secondary trade schools for negroes. May 23, 1944.
E. S. Richardson, repeats invitation to visit Louisiana Tech. January 28, 1941 - attached to –
J. Leon Clark, invitation to visit Southeastern Louisiana College, January 28, 1941 - attached -
Frank A. Godchaux, concerns Presidents of three colleges who are to be heard at meeting on March 2. February 10, 1941.
Kathleen Graham, personal letter from Nashville, Tenn. May 22, 1927.
Sam H. Jones, in appreciation for copy of editorial from Shreveport Journal March 7, 1944. Attached is carbon of letter to Dolph Frantz from Sam H. Jones complementing him on his editorial. March 7, 1944.
Claybrook Cottingham, containing minutes of a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Alumni Associating of Louisiana Polytechnic Institute of July 5th. July 6, 1944.
Joel L. Fletcher attached editorial from The New Orleans Item (editorial missing) July 10, 1944.
Gilbert F. Hennigan, congratulations upon reappointment to State Board of Education. July 17, 1944.
W. N. McLaurin and R. T. Terry, an invitation to join a tour of schools. January 17, 1945.

A. E. Wilder, Jr. concerning a vocal audition. March 12, 1945. Attached carbon copy of reply.
Sam H. Jones, thanking him for courtesies shown to a Mr. Kimball, June 28, 1947. (enclosure mentioned missing)
Charles R. Hough, Thanks for offer to buy certain stock, and expressing desire not to sell at that time. March 27, 1950.
Frank A. Godchaux, appreciation for his efforts in behalf of better schools in Louisiana. December 17, 1948.
Marion Wilder, announcing his decision to return to school to study evangelism in the Baptist faith. August 3, 1953.
B. Thibaut, thanks for a gift. December 22, 1950.
Ruth F. Williams, requests for information about job opportunities and land prices as a prospective resident. June 18, 1951.
To George L. Nicol from J. Cheshire Peyton (Peyton & Bosworth, Architects), sending brochure of churches of this area.
R. H. Oliver, Jr., thanks for letter upon appointment as a member of the Federal Power Commission. August 3, 1953.
A. O. Graves, notice of the sending of a book, "Management Policies in American Banks", by Homer J. Livingston. November 7, 1956.
Fannie J. Krone, letter accompanying a check for $1,000. November 29, 1956. Attached carbon copy of answer, noting deposit of check to the account of Mrs. J. N. Mays. November 30, 1956.
G. W. Owens, Jr., concerns sending "Tales of the Mississippi". December 15, 1956.
Kate Hardy Courtney, request for information of available home in Ruston for retirement purposes. December 13, 1956. Attached carbon copy of answer. December 18, 1956.
Roland C. Irvine, sending book "Talks and Stories of Frank M. Totton". November 27, 1956.
Joel L. Fletcher, request for a visit when he is in Ruston with Dr. and Mrs. Canby Bolderson. December 6, 1956.
B. S. Dorimus, thanks for candy and Christmas card. December 27, ?

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Cards to Helen and Kathleen on John's illness.
Letters to Helen and Kathleen on John's illness and death.
Convalescence cards sent to John during his illness.
Cards from floral offerings, John P. Graham's illness and funeral service.
List of persons who brought food to the Grahams.
List of persons who brought flowers.
List of "visitors who came by."
List of callers, some bringing flowers and food.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous letters and cards.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Greeting cards, Religious cards and advertisements.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous.
Genealogical information.
Poem about Jesus in the Temple.
Kiwanis Club Membership.
Notes on "You all."


BOX:031

John Purcell Graham. Correspondence.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence - Land.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Grambling Land Purchase Correspondence.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence concerning Leases.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence on his 50th anniversary at Ruston State Bank.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Department of Education - Letters

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous carbon copies.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence - K. F. Hewins to President S. Richardson.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence with Robert F. Kennon, one with carbon copy of reply.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence. R. W. E. Jones with Joseph Gibson.

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence. G. W. Bond. T. H. Harris.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence. United Daughters of the Confederacy, May 5, 1915.


BOX:032

John Purcell Graham. Correspondence.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence about his "Sacred Songs."

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence concerning "Flying Home."

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Carbon copies of letters from John P. Graham concerning his "Ten Sacred Songs."

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence concerning "Alma Mater."

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence concerning publication of "Alma Mater".

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence concerning music publication.


BOX:033

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
John Purcell Graham: Yearbook, 1950.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
"Alma Mater" by John P. Graham.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
"Ten Sacred Songs" by John P. Graham.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
"Flying Home" by John P. Graham.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
"Louisiana" by John P. Graham.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
"Have You Told the Story of How Jesus Gave His Life?" by John P. Graham.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
"Christmas Carol" arranged by John Graham.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Music by other writers, some dedicated to John Purcell Graham.


BOX:034

John Purcell Graham. Agriculture. (Oversized)

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous letters, pamphlets, lists, maps, etc. concerning farming and cattle.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous bills, receipts, statements on farming.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Registry book of Cattle with Cow reports, Improvement report, 8 annual summaries, list of service bulls and offspring, Calving lists 1930-1942, and registration of 44 cows with full information.

BOX:035

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
John Purcell Graham. Certificates, diplomas, house plans etc. (OVERSIZE)Missing: No House Plans (Updated 8-9-02)


BOX:036

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
John Purcell Graham. Cancelled checks, 1954, 1958, 1959.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Deposit slips 1957, 1958, 1959.
Bank Statements 1950, 1954, 1956, 1959, 1961.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Receipts Life Insurance Premium 1954.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Bank Statements, estate of Mrs. E. M. Graham May 1957 to November 1959.

BOX:037

John Purcell Graham - Banking.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Promissory notes, receipts, bonds, etc.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Amendment to Charter of Ruston State Bank: with letter.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Bank report to Louisiana Tax Commission with attached list of Stockholders (1924).

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Minutes of special meeting of stockholders of Ruston State Bank, May 29, 1930.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Printed material on banking.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Ruston State Bank, printed statements, reports, history.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Ruston State Bank, Director's Reports, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Deposit slips (family) and "A Tribute to John P. Graham.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Letters announcing retirement from Ruston State Bank (rough draft).


BOX:038

John Purcell Graham. Taxes.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Property tax receipts, John P. Graham, 1901-1960.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Property tax receipts, John P. Graham and R. G. Null (and estate of) 1932, 1935, 1956, 1958.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Property tax receipts, Helen and Kathleen Graham and Fannie Cook Robbins and John P. Graham (1960).

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Property tax, E. M. Graham estate, 1911-1959.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Estimated income tax statements, 1950-1958.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Null.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Resident Individual Income Tax, 1956, state and federal.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Sheriff's Office and tax collector, Annual report 1929-1930.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Social security information - employer.


BOX:039

John Purcell Graham. Business.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Bills and receipts, Balance sheet (1920).

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Legal papers, (deeds, leases, notices, petitions, affidavits, successions, promissory notes, etc.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Last will and testament, holographic.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Judgement, succession of Mrs. Florence T. Graham.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Insurance, letters, policies, changes of beneficiary, policy record, social security certificate.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Stocks and bonds, with correspondence.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Ruston State Bank Stockholders Meeting, minutes, (carbon) Resolution with amendments (July 1,1910?).

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Oil and Gas leases, mineral rights (Also sample statement of dividends for income tax purposes).

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Land use maps (2) of John P. Graham's land holdings. Filed in map case, Drawer J.


BOX:040

John Purcell Graham. Education.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, Office of the President, minutes - budget summary, faculty recommendations, 1935-36.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, Office of the President, letter to State Board of Education, Budget, 1939-1940.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Louisiana Polytechnic Institute salary schedules 1937-1938 and 1939-1940 with proposed changes.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
George E. Pankey's reasons for resignation and grievances against Dr. McGinty (2 copies, not identical).

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence and reports on problems between faculty at Louisiana Tech.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Teacher Retirement.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Land options.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence (with diagram) regarding property purchase for Louisiana Negro Normal and Industrial Institute.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Minutes, Public Hearing, Court of Appeal. Case of John E. Coxe Vs. S. M. Jackson.

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
An analysis of State Superintendent Coxe's case in favor of election of State Superintendents of Education.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
House Bill No. 42 (concerns amendment to Section 6 of Act 100 of 1922 - State Board of Education

FOLDER:012
DESCRIPTION:
Letters to members of State Board of Education: (1) Land purchase for Southwestern and (2) budget requests 1944-46.
Letter to State Board of Education from E. S. Richardson (carbon) concerning his refusal to accept election as President Emeritus of Louisiana Tech.

FOLDER:013
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous Correspondence - Letter from Rex Beard concerning expense account reimbursement.
Letter from John E. Coxe notifying of meeting of Insurance Committee.
Letter (copy) from Joseph E. Gibson concerning executive committees.
Letter from John E. Coxe with attached Resolution recommending Amendment of Army and Navy Donation Statutes.

FOLDER:014
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous publications of Louisiana State Board of Education.

FOLDER:015
DESCRIPTION:
Louisiana State University.


>BOX:041

John Purcell Graham. Personal Papers.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Ruston - miscellaneous mementos, history, picture post cards, etc.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Lincoln Parish.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Vernon, Jackson Parish.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
"Alma Mater".

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Louisiana Polytechnic Institute. Includes postcards, programs, clippings, ticket to "Ship's Ball", Salary schedule (1936-1937), graduation program for 1950 which John Graham apparently prepared.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Louisiana Tech Alumni Association.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Presidency, Ruston State Bank and Trust Company.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Sons of Confederate Veterans.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Programs (American Legion, Linnaeus Singers, Paderewski, Christmas, etc.

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Poems, Essays, etc.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
Pamphlet "Composers and Artists whose Art is Recreated by Edisons New Art."

FOLDER:012
DESCRIPTION:
Booklet on breathing and vocal exercises.

FOLDER:013
DESCRIPTION:
Article on Banning Interracial Marriage.

FOLDER:014
DESCRIPTION:
Invitations and Announcements.


BOX:042

John Purcell Graham. Personal Papers.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Personal education.
Grades, Louisiana Industrial Institute (2)
Alphabet for the deaf (2)

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Essays, papers, etc.
Party Battles of the Jackson Period.
W. W. Heard's victory over Don Caffrey, Jr.
"Newspapers" (outline) Debate: Resolved that Gladstone was a greater man than Bismark.
The Origin of the Germanic Languages.
"Our Ebenezer", manuscript. Rough draft.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Personal Business, bills, receipts, etc. social security card.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Patent information.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Land tracts sales lists including land sold to "EMG".

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Personal Correspondence.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous.
Check to John P. Graham for 365 Happy Days.
Early history of a few universities and colleges.
Coat of arms for the 204th Coast Artillery.
Bookplates.
Voter registration (3).
Games.
Invitations.
List of Names.
"Since Little Rock", booklet.


BOX:043

John Purcell Graham. Miscellaneous books, brochures, pamphlets.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Bulletins, Ruston Presbyterian Church.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Bulletins and Pamphlets, other churches.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Church meetings, programs, other churches.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
The Austin Seminary Bulletin. Four issues:
March, 1960, vol. LXXV, no. 5.
May, 1960, vol. LXXV, no. 7
October, 1961, vol. LXXVII, no. 2
April, 1962, vol. LXXVII, no. 7 special library issue.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Brochures and pamphlets, various topics.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Columbia University Commencement Program, June 6, 1923.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Presbyterian Assembly, Letters concerning.


BOX:044

John Purcell Graham, History of the Ruston Presbyterian Church.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
An Historical Sketch of the Presbyterian Church of Ruston, Louisiana, Fiftieth Anniversary." October 23, 1934, manuscript.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Six copies of "An Historical Sketch of the Presbyterian Church of Ruston."

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
"History of Ruston Presbyterian Church, Ruston, Louisiana," Seventy-fifth Anniversary, October 23, 1959, manuscript. 113 pages.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Carbon Copy of ms. in Folder 3 (some differences, some pages missing)

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:Pictures used in printed "History".

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence on "The History of the Presbyterian Church."

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
"History of the Ruston Presbyterian Church, Seventy-Fifth Anniversary, 1884-1959." Final edition.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Letters of appreciation from recipient of copies of the "History" in Folder 7.


BOX:045

John Purcell Graham. Church Business.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Ruston Presbyterian Church. Rolls, Memberships, Officers, Personnel.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Minutes, Ruston Presbyterian Church.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Financial reports, Ruston Presbyterian Church.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous Church business.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Bills, receipts, cancelled checks (samples).

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Minutes of the board of Deacons, 1903.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Hymns from the Presbyterian Hymnal.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Land acquisition, building plans, Ruston Presbyterian Church.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Blue prints, Ruston Presbyterian Church.(OVERSIZE)

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Resolutions and recommendations.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence including: Contract with Lincoln Builders 1955. Minutes of meeting of the Congregation, 1944 (pulpit Committee report.)


BOX:046

John Purcell Graham. Associated Church Agencies or Activities.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Presbyterian women.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Red River Laymen's Association.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Presbyterian Foundation of Louisiana.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Red River Presbyter.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Red River Presbyter camp fund.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Camp Alabama.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Evergreen.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Home for the Aging.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
List of Non-Church Members.

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Carrol Street Presbyterian Church, charter.


BOX:047

John Purcell Graham.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence, church, with response.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence, church, carbons (from John Purcell Graham).

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence, church, to John Purcell Graham.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence, church, other Parties.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence, church, requests for letter.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence, Business and personal, with response.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence, Business and personal, carbons (from John P. Graham).

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence, Business and Personal, to John P. Graham.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence, Business, other parties.


BOX:048

Alice Helen Graham. Home Economics.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Notes for letters of recommendation.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Child Care.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Social Behavior.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Music.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Class notes, grades, programs.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Sewing Patterns.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Weaving and sewing.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Creative writing and drawing.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Collection of leaflets on birds.


BOX:049

Alice Helen Graham. Home Economics.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Articles, papers, outlines, talks, etc.
Newer Trends in Home Education.
On the Twenty-fifth Anniversary in Home Economics in the Louisiana High Schools.
Home Economics and Americanization.
Child Development.
Leadership Responsibilities in Home Economics.
Etiquette
Reason for Allowing Children to Help.
Tech Home Economics Graduates in the field.
The Purpose of Home Economics and its qualities.
Autumn Entertaining.
Outline on fulfilling Aims of the Home Economics Department.
Some 'Don'ts and Do's' of Interior Decoration.
Why Food is Served at a Social Gathering.
Why Home Economics in High School.
Summer Work in a School of Handicrafts.
High Points in Home Making.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Papers, Lectures, etc. on Food.
Foundation Notes for food Preparation and Service.
A Menu Plan
Tempting Refreshments for Afternoon Parties.
A Diet for Defense.
A Child's Eating Habits.
Hot Weather Foods.
Eggs in the Diet.
Food and Health Habits to Avoid Colds.
Protective Foods.
One of Local Products in Building Adequate Diet.
Improving Our Staple Foods.
Better Nutrition.

Pork in the Diet.
Food Fights for Freedom.
Peanuts, Pecans and Pears as Supplements.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Recipes and a Manuscript for a Cookbook.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Books and Pamphlets on Food; its Preparation, Serving, etc.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Floor and House Plans. (one blueprint).

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Designs.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
American Home Economics Department.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Home Economics Department.
News Items from Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, Home Economics Department.
"I Have Just Decided to Enter Louisiana Tech" (brochure).
"Home Economics."
"To Former Students", December 21, 1944.
About the Home Management House.
Tech Home Economic Graduates Teaching in Louisiana High Schools.
American Red Cross Rolls.
Fall Semester Honor Roll.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Home Economics Department, Pictures. (Newspaper and Magazine).

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Clippings (newspaper) mostly about baby for "Practice" in Child Care.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
Lesson in facial exercises.


BOX:050

Alice Helen Graham. Personal Papers and Louisiana Tech.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Certificates and Diplomas.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Programs.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Invitations.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Louisiana Tech - newspaper clippings.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Teachers' Retirement.


BOX:051

Alice Helen Graham. Business and Finance.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Business Correspondence (bad debt).

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Tax receipts, poll tax, voter registration.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Taxes, Property.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Taxes, Income.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Bankers Life of Louisiana.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Certificates of Gas Royalty Ownership and Division Order.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Deed, Affidavit, Lease, Contract, etc.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Insurance.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Stocks and Bonds, Applications, Investment Information.

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Receipts, Invoices, Statements.


BOX:052

Alice Helen Graham. Bank Statements and Cancelled Checks, 1922 - 1962.

BOX:053

FOLDER:001-004
DESCRIPTION:
Alice Helen Graham. Bank Statements and Cancelled Checks, 1956 - 1962.

BOX:054

Alice Helen Graham. Correspondence.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
To Mrs. E. M. Graham from Helen.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
To Mary from Helen.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
To Helen from Kathleen.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
To Kathleen from Helen.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
To Helen and Kathleen from their mother.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
From Helen (most carbons)

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
To Helen, Kathleen, John from various persons.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Personal, Miscellaneous.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous Correspondence.

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Business Correspondence.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
Genealogical Correspondence.

FOLDER:012
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence on John's Death.

FOLDER:013
DESCRIPTION:
Clippings about John's Death.


BOX:055

FOLDER:001-015
DESCRIPTION:
Alice Helen Graham. Note Books, Composition books, Year books, Diaries, Class Books with many rough drafts of letters.


BOX:056

Alice Helen Graham. Church.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Presbyterian Church, General Information.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Presbyterian Church, Membership, Various Organizations.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Board of World Missions, Presbyterian Church, Correspondence.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Church Bulletins and Programs.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Church, Miscellaneous.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
"The Wines of the Bible."


BOX:057

Kathleen Graham. Correspondence.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Letters of Contract with Louisiana Tech, 1912-1927.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Letters, undated.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Letters from Kathleen to friends, rough drafts, no dates.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Letters, 1891-1899.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence, 1900-1909 includes letter, rough drafts of letters, and social responses.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Letters and cards, 1911-1919.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Letters, 1920-1929.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Letters, 1930-1939.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Letters, 1940-1949. (One rough draft on back of envelope).

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Letters, 1950-1959.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
Letters and rough drafts, 1960-1969.

FOLDER:012
DESCRIPTION:
Letters, carbon copies from John J. McCarthy.

FOLDER:013
DESCRIPTION:
Letters, Genealogy.


BOX:058

Kathleen Graham. Correspondence.


FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Letters from sister Helen Graham.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Letters from Mattie Hardy Trimble and Kathleen Graham.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Cards, letters, and telegrams at John's death. August 1960.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Cards, special occasions, some original.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Desk diary filled with rough drafts of personal letters, 1955.


BOX:059

Kathleen Graham. Correspondence.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Letters received from Helen while at Peabody College with some letters from Bess enclosed.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Letters received from her mother while at Peabody College.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Letters from various friends and relatives while at Peabody College.


BOX:060

Kathleen Graham. Business.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Tax receipts, property for Helen and Kathleen Graham, the E. M. Graham Estate also 4 receipts from the 1884-1888.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Income tax forms.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Receipts, revenue, income.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Bills and receipts, miscellaneous.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Receipts, legal.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Voter registrations.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Retirement.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Insurance.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Land, charts and descriptions.

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Leases, deeds, certificates of ownership.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
Banking and finance, stocks and Bonds.

FOLDER:012
DESCRIPTION:
Property, real estate, miscellaneous information.

FOLDER:013
DESCRIPTION:
Loans.


BOX:061

Kathleen Graham. Miscellaneous, Church, South, Music, Family, Clubs, etc.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence, Church and missions. Includes 2 letters and a list (dated 1887) of people contributing to the new Presbyterian Church.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Ruston Presbyterian Church.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
The South and the Confederacy.
Speech on Conciliation Bill, U. S. Senate, December 31, 1860 (copy).
Constitution of the Confederated States of America.
Material on the United Confederate Veterans.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Rosters, Muster Rolls.
Roster of the "Vienna Rifles" 1861.
Muster Roll, Company E. 12th Louisiana Regiment, May 1861 to April 1865.
Muster Roll in C. S. A., Monroe, Louisiana, May 10, 1862.

The 12th Louisiana Regiment, List of Officers at close of War, 1865.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Confederate Veterans in Greenwood Cemetery, list.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
United Daughters of the Confederacy, list of those receiving.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Music.
Report of meeting and organization of new music club.
Rough draft of musical numbers.
Programs, pupil recitals.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Newspaper articles. Miss Graham at Tech.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Newspaper articles, family.

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Newspaper article on fashion.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
Clubs and organizations.
Lomax Literary Society, 2 programs (1899)
Pierian Club (list of members paying dues. N.D.)
Zeta Alpha Kappa Fraternity, program.
Annual Banquet, 5/3/10 with autographs.
Ruston Writers Club, Constitution 2/3/55 and revision, May, 1962.
Agatheridan and Pelican Societies, May 21, 1902.
Minutes of club, no name program.

FOLDER:012
DESCRIPTION:
Evangelization, Negro.

FOLDER:013
DESCRIPTION:
Poem, integration in Arkansas.

FOLDER:014
DESCRIPTION:
Brochures, pamphlets, advertisements, miscellaneous, Sampling. Story on "Petering".

FOLDER:015
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous.


BOX:062

Kathleen Graham. Louisiana Tech.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Louisiana Industrial Institute, Inter-Society Christmas Exercises, 1897.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
School grades and tests.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Personal Records at Louisiana Tech listing rank and salary. 1920, 1926, 1936, 1939, 1941, 1944.
Salary schedules, some years.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Louisiana Tech Library Matters.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Louisiana Tech.
Louisiana Industrial Institute's Y.M.C.A. outline for Bible Study, July 1, 1898.
Brochure of School of Home Economics.
Alumni Association, information card. John P. Graham, Secretary-Treasurer.
Alumni Association, Constitution and Bylaws, 1899-1905?
Tech Talk, story of Kathleen Graham's retirement.
Biographical Sketch of Harry Howard.
Report on the "flower fund," 1942.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence with Arthur Prescott concerning portrait for the Tech Library and related matters.
Includes program and biographical sketches.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Library Students Association.


BOX:063

Kathleen Graham. Creative Writing and Art.

FOLDER:001-016
DESCRIPTION:
"Tainted Money", a short story.
"Tom's Christmas Money", short story, 2 copies.
"Little Sisters to Love", short story, 2 copies.
"Dave's Antimony Mine", short story, 2 copies.
Short stories and/or sketches.
"My Shakespeare Book: What Shakespeare Means to Me".
"Modern Drama" with notes and lists.
"Scotch Airs", a report.
"Parent's Usufruct of Children's Estate", a report.
"Science and the Soil", a report.
"On Art and Nature", a speech.
"25 Christmas Stories", a bibliography, 4 copies.
Stories by other authors.
Poetry
Poetry, various authors, some anonymous.
Drawings and Paintings.


BOX:064

Kathleen Graham. "The History of Lincoln Parish Louisiana" (6 notebooks not in folders).

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Report on "Outstanding Men of Lincoln Parish." History of Robert G. Null.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
"A History of the Early Settlements in Northern Louisiana".

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Early Settlers in Ruston and Lincoln Parish.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Colvin Family, "The Huey House" and a genealogy chart.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Civic officers and officials.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Ruston, History of.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Vienna, History of. also Vienna - "A Soliloquy", by Haidee, 3 copies, dated August, 1860.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Social life and religion, Lincoln Parish.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Louisiana Tech, history.
Ruston College, 1884-1894.
Louisiana Industrial Institute.
Louisiana Polytechnic Institute.
List of members of Board of Trustees, 1894.

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
"A History of Lincoln Parish", rough copy.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence about information on Lincoln Parish history. Includes information on geographic names, Choudrant and D'Arbonne, about Lincoln and surrounding parishes, about Vienna Lodge No. 106.

FOLDER:012
DESCRIPTION:
"Physical Condition of the Negroes in Ruston".

FOLDER:013
DESCRIPTION:
Maps.
Louisiana Principal Highways.
State of Louisiana.
Jackson Parish.

FOLDER:014
DESCRIPTION:
Louisiana Militia, Ruston Company and Lincoln Parish.
Company F, Initial Muster roll, 1917.
Company F. Rosters and data.
"Military Organizations in Lincoln Parish and Our Soldiers" (incomplete report).
Correspondence concerning Louisiana military organizations.

FOLDER:015
DESCRIPTION:
Abstracts, Extracts and Notes.
Extract from diary of Mr. R. E. Russ.
Extract from notes of Mrs. Barksdale on Ruston's beginnings.
"Contents" of paper on Lincoln Parish.
List of Acts dividing Louisiana parishes.

FOLDER:016
DESCRIPTION:
"Notes on a History of Lincoln Parish."
"Historical Sketch of Lincoln Parish."
"Preface to the Second Edition."
"Notes on a History of Lincoln Parish", typed copy.

FOLDER:017
DESCRIPTION:
"The History of Ouachita Parish and Monroe" by Olive Platt (in manuscript).


BOX:065

Kathleen Graham. Miscellaneous.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
"A Historical Program Honoring Misses Helen and Kathleen Graham", October 29, 1963.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Diploma, George Peabody College for Teachers, with program for Commencement Exercises.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Greater Tech Foundation, membership certificate.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Schooling, Tests, Certificates, Grades, rolls.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Memos, miscellaneous.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Games and Puzzles.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Program, Southeastern Louisiana College, Commencement. ("Flying Home" performed).

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Genealogy, miscellaneous notes.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
"In Recognition of Miss Kathleen Graham".

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
"In Appreciation 'Miss Mary (Mamie) Graham, clipping.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
Tributes to John Purcell Graham.
Presbyterian Church Bulletin, Sunday August 21, 1960, by Frank and Margaret Monroe, November 5, 1960. (2 copies)


BOX:066

Kathleen Graham. Daybooks, journals, diaries, art, etc.(SEE OVERSIZE)

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Picture Book

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Journal 1946, 1958, 1960, rough drafts of letters, speeches, notes.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Diary, no date.

FOLDER:004-005
DESCRIPTION:
Notebooks of "Great Writers as Interpreters of Life", "Seminar", "Adolescent Literature", "History of Women's Work, 1948-1949" (Presbyterian Church) Minutes, reports, officers, etc.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
Minutes of Presbyterian Business Circle, April 1952 - December 1954.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Library Science 602. (2 notebooks, one dated July, 1940)

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Class notes, English.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Ledger, 1897 with financial entries. Also contains Notes on American Literature, Negro superstitions, short stories, etc.

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Diary, 1924 with only 2 entries.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
Notebook with various entries (Geometry, biology, literature, etc.)

FOLDER:012
DESCRIPTION:
Autograph book.

FOLDER:013
DESCRIPTION:
Autograph book used for accounting and records, Pierian Club.

FOLDER:014
DESCRIPTION:
Bible, Gift of Grandmother Mattox, December 25, 1887.

FOLDER:015
DESCRIPTION:
Folder of miscellaneous papers.

FOLDER:016
DESCRIPTION:
Cooperative Agreement with United States Department of Interior.

FOLDER:017
DESCRIPTION:
Women of the Church, 1961-1962.
Rules for Establishing Land Property Boundaries.
Charter and By-Laws, Ruston Building and Loan.
Painting on canvas.

FOLDER:018
DESCRIPTION:
Scrapbook, Helen Graham Graduate Scholarship fund.
Cover from a linen book "Linen ABC Book", McLoughlin Bros.


BOX:067

Presbyterian Church.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Ruston Presbyterian Church. 1908, 1884-1934, 1884-1959; Bulletin, January 1912; List of Deacons, 1897-1957.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Red River Presbyter

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Synod of Louisiana. 1903, 1914, 1931, 1936.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Sibley Community, August 1911, Homecoming Program.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
The Book of Church Order of The Presbyterian Church in the United States, 1879 and The Plan Providing for the Reunion of the Presbyterian Church...., 1949.


BOX:068

Miscellaneous.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
AAUW Yearbook 1944-45.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Louisiana Federation of Women's Clubs Year Books, 1914-1915 and 1925-1927.

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Louisiana Club Woman, May 1928.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Louisiana Federation of Music Clubs, Bulletin, 1931-33.

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
New Orleans Seamen's Friend Society, 1907.

FOLDER:006
DESCRIPTION:
The Cosmos Club, Ruston, 1952-1953.

FOLDER:007
DESCRIPTION:
Delta Phi Gamma Banquet Programs 1929 and 1930.

FOLDER:008
DESCRIPTION:
Invitation to Inauguration of Dr. F. Jay Taylor.

FOLDER:009
DESCRIPTION:
Program "A Night in Old Vienna", Ruston Kiwanis Club 1948.

FOLDER:010
DESCRIPTION:
Luncheon Program, Woman's Culture Club, 1924.

FOLDER:011
DESCRIPTION:
Invitation, Home Economics and Agriculture Clubs; on reverse, notes on birds.

FOLDER:012
DESCRIPTION:
Program: Helen Graham Paterson, Piano Recital.

FOLDER:013
DESCRIPTION:
Program: George Washington Bicentennial

FOLDER:014
DESCRIPTION:
Celebration by the Cosmos and Pierian Clubs.


BOX:069

Three Volumes of copied sheet music by various composers.


BOX:070

Kathleen Graham Scrapbook and Postcards.

FOLDER:001-005
DESCRIPTION:
Kathleen Graham Scrapbook and Postcards. (oversized)


BOX:071

Music Items (albums, art work, poetry, and music)

FOLDER:001-008
DESCRIPTION:
Music Items, albums.
Music Items, artwork.
Music Items, poetry.
Music Items, music.
Music Items, church related.
Music Items, Cards.
Music Items, Miscellaneous.
Music Items, Miscellaneous.


BOX:072

Photos and Negatives.

FOLDER:001-007
DESCRIPTION:
Photograph Negatives.
Photographs.
Photographs.
Photographs.
Photographs.
Photographs.
Photographs.


BOX:073

Photographs.

FOLDER:001-004
DESCRIPTION:
Photographs.
Photographs.
Photographs.
Photographs.


BOX:074

Photo Albums and Framed Photos.

FOLDER:001-002
DESCRIPTION:
Photo Album.
Framed Photos.


BOX:075

FOLDER:001-002
DESCRIPTION:
College Literary Publication, (Tech and South Western).

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Christmas Poems.

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Miscellaneous.


BOX:076-077

Family Photographs.

BOX:078

Family Photo album.


BOX:079

FOLDER:001-007
DESCRIPTION:
Periodicals and Pamphlets.


BOX:080

Newspaper Clippings and Photographs.

FOLDER:001-005
DESCRIPTION:
Newspaper Clippings.
Newspaper Clippings.
Photographs.
Photographs.
Photographs.


BOX:081

Family Photographs.

FOLDER:001-003
DESCRIPTION:
Photographs.


BOX:082

Pamphlets and Books.

FOLDER:001-007
DESCRIPTION:
Mother Goose Thrilling Adventures Among the
Indians
.
Mother Goose in Her New Dress.
18 Best Loved Bird Paintings.
Thrill Adventures Among the Indians.1854
Catalog of the Confederate Museum
The lure of the southeast.
Humpbacked Rhoda. 1871


BOX:083

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Tech Photographs. Group Photographs and Athletics.


BOX:084

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Postcards.


BOX:085

John P. Graham Miscellaneous.

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
The Reference Passage Bible, New Testament. 1906.

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Holy Bible. 1887.


BOX:086

John P. Graham Miscellaneous.

FOLDER:001-005
DESCRIPTION:
Unidentified Church Records.
Chautauqva
Receipts.
Artifacts, etc.
Photographs and negatives.


BOX:087

Envelopes Addressed to John P. Graham, Helen Graham, and Kathleen Graham. (1950-69)


BOX:088

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Envelopes Addressed to John P. Graham, Evelyn Graham, and Kathleen Graham. CA. (1890-1919).

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Postcards and Christmas Cards.

BOX:089

Graham Museum Collection.

FOLDER:001-003
DESCRIPTION:
Correspondence.
Documents.
“Confederate Money”


BOX:090

FOLDER:001-003
DESCRIPTION:
John P. Graham books.
Institute Notebooks.
Religious texts, German Language.


BOX:091

FOLDER:001-005
DESCRIPTION:
Tech History by Helen Graham.
Louisiana Tech Programs
Tech Miscellaneous: Publications
Tech Miscellaneous: Pictures, etc.
Epsilon Sigma Phi Award to Helen Graham


BOX:092-093

Miscellaneous. (oversized). Contains Photographs

FOLDER:001
DESCRIPTION:
Contains Graham Family Crest
Membership Certificate, United Daughters of the
Confederacy, Mrs. E.M. Graham

FOLDER:002
DESCRIPTION:
Framed photograph of Louisiana Polytechnic
Institute Faculty, 1904

FOLDER:003
DESCRIPTION:
Contains Certificates and other documents- Helen Graham Bachelors in Domestic Science, Louisiana Industrial Institute, 1902
Diploma in Education, Columbia University, 1907
Bachelor of Science, Columbia University, 1923
Epsilon Sigma Pi Award, 1939
Petition to State Board of Education, 1944
requesting that Helen Graham be made Dean-Emeritus of Home Economics
Calligraphy announcement of Helen Graham being
declared Dean-Emeritus of Home Economics

FOLDER:004
DESCRIPTION:
Contains Certificates from Graham family
Bessie Graham, Diploma in Music, 1896
Bessie Graham, Bachelor of Science, 1984
Margaret K. Graham, Bachelor’s in Domestic Science, La Ind. Inst. 1899
Kathleen Graham, L.P.I. 1925
Class of 1900 Photographs

FOLDER:005
DESCRIPTION:
Print of New Orleans
Blueprint for Ruston State Bank
Ruston Zoning Map, 1958


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