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M-120 W.W. DURDEN, PAPERS, 1883-1964.

 

 

SCOPE AND CONTENT

 

Materials related to the Ruston, Louisiana Chamber of Commerce and to the history of Ruston, including Chamber of Commerce minutes 1921-1961, financial records 1949-1964, annual reports 1943-1961, Highway 80 Association records, correspondence, photographs, and clippings collected by Durden, a member of the Chamber.  4 boxes.

 

 

BOX:001

 

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE:

 

FOLDER:001

DESCRIPTION:

General information

 

FOLDER:002-003

DESCRIPTION:

Minutes of meetings, 1921-1961

 

FOLDER:004

DESCRIPTION:

Activities and programs

 

FOLDER:005

DESCRIPTION:

Letters to members and speeches

 

FOLDER:006-009

DESCRIPTION:

Financial reports and bank statements, 1949-1964

 

FOLDER:010

DESCRIPTION:

Newspaper clippings

 

FOLDER:011

DESCRIPTION:

Miscellaneous

 

FOLDER:012-015

DESCRIPTION:

Correspondence to and from W.W. Durden

 

 

BOX:002

 

FOLDER:016-018

DESCRIPTION:

Correspondence to and from W.W. Durden (cont.)

 

FOLDER:019

DESCRIPTION:

Annual reports, 1943-1961 (with gaps)

 

FOLDER:020

DESCRIPTION:

The Rustonians, 1943-1935 (with gaps)

 

RUSTON

 

FOLDER:021-022

DESCRIPTION:

History of Ruston

 

FOLDER:023-025

DESCRIPTION:

General information and miscellaneous

 

FOLDER:026

DESCRIPTION:

Photographs and map of Ruston

 

FOLDER:027-028

DESCRIPTION:

Newspaper clippings

 

HIGHWAY 80 ASSOCIATION

 

FOLDER:029

DESCRIPTION:

Constitutions, by-laws, minutes, and meetings

 

FOLDER:030

DESCRIPTION:

Programs, financial statements

 

FOLDER:031-037

DESCRIPTION:

Correspondence

 

 

BOX:003

 

FOLDER:038-042

DESCRIPTION:

Correspondence (cont.)

 

FOLDER:043

DESCRIPTION:

Newspaper clippings

 

FOLDER:044

DESCRIPTION:

Miscellaneous

 

HIGHWAY 167 AND MISCELLANEOUS

 

FOLDER:045

DESCRIPTION:

Highway 167 information and correspondence

 

FOLDER:046

DESCRIPTION:

Arkansas maps

 

FOLDER:047

DESCRIPTION:

Highway information

 

FOLDER:048

DESCRIPTION:

Book:  Louisiana Highway Problem

 

FOLDER:049

DESCRIPTION:

Book:  Freedom of the American Road

Miscellaneous Information on Louisiana

 

FOLDER:050

DESCRIPTION:

Forestry and Industry

 

FOLDER:051

DESCRIPTION:

Ford Motor Co. 1916 contract and 1932 sales agreement

 

FOLDER:052

DESCRIPTION:

Louisiana schools magazine

 

FOLDER:053

DESCRIPTION:

Louisiana Business Review, June. and August. 1965

 

FOLDER:054

DESCRIPTION:

Louisiana Water Resources Development, 1961

 

FOLDER:055

DESCRIPTION:

Newspaper clippings

 

MISCELLANEOUS

 

FOLDER:056-059

DESCRIPTION:

General miscellaneous Scrapbook

 

FOLDER:060

DESCRIPTION:

The Allies France and Great Britain

 

 

BOX:004

 

FOLDER:061

DESCRIPTION:

Certificate of the Kiwanis Club to W.W. Durden Sr.1945

Photographs from a friend to W.W. Durden

Scrapbook:  Newspaper Clippings

 

FOLDER:062

DESCRIPTION:

Chambers activities, 1960-1961

 

FOLDER:063

DESCRIPTION:

Expansion of Ruston and Lincoln Parish, 1960-1961

 

FOLDER:064

DESCRIPTION:

Interstate highway, 1959-1960

 

FOLDER:065

DESCRIPTION:

Miscellaneous

 

FOLDER:066

DESCRIPTION:

Schools

 

FOLDER:067

DESCRIPTION:

Peach Festival


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