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M-129 RUSTON COLLECTION, 1899-1988.

 

 

SCOPE AND CONTENT

 

Materials related to the history and development of Ruston, Louisiana; consists of pamphlets, newsletters, programs, yearbooks, organizational records; includes information on Ruston civic organizations, businesses and industries; and Ruston telephone directories, 1938-1986.  7 boxes.

 

 

BOX:001

 

FOLDER:001

DESCRIPTION:

Pierian Club:  programs, yearbooks, constitution and by-laws, 1899-1967(With Gaps)

Lincoln Parish Museum and Historical Society: newsletters, brochures, 1978-1984 (with gaps); commemorative calendars, 1984, 1985.

Ruston Community Theater:  programs, 1978-1994

 

FOLDER:002

DESCRIPTION:

Ruston Writers' Club:  miscellaneous programs, financial records, publication "Hill Country Travelers," 1958-1980.

Ruston Civic Symphony:  programs, 1963-1984 (with gaps).

Ruston Lions Club:  newsletters, programs, 1946-1972 (with gaps); directory, 1968-69.

Ruston Chamber of Commerce:  "The Rustonian," 1938-1973; annual reports, town maps, general town information.

 

FOLDER:003

DESCRIPTION:

Ruston Kiwanis Club;  miscellaneous reports, 1949-1989 "Kiwanis Talk," vol. 1-36 (1953-1966).

 

FOLDER:004

DESCRIPTION:

Ruston Kiwanis Club:  "Kiwanis Talk," vol. 15-29 (1967-1972)

Ruston Kiwanis Golden Jubilee, 1972

“Kiwanis Talk,” 1972-1977

Kiwanis District Bulletin, 1975-1977

“Kiwanis Talk”, 1978-1980

 

FOLDER:005

DESCRIPTION:

Ruston Kiwanis Club:  "Kiwanis Talk," vol. 30-36

Ruston miscellaneous businesses and industries: 1926-1984

Ruston Building and Loan Association                

First National Bank of Ruston

T. L. James

Don Love Homes

SW Industries

Lincoln General Hospital

Green Clinic

Ruston Nursing Home

Ruston, city:  miscellaneous.

Ruston State Bank and Trust Company:  newsletters, 75th anniversary

Ruston civic organizations:

Louisiana State Chautauqua

Cosmos Club

Ruston Arts Club

Littera

Garden Club

Women's Department Club

Rotary Club

Louis Moreau Gottschalk Club

Optimist Club

Camelia Society

 

 

FOLDER:006

DESCRIPTION:

Phone Books: 1938, 1939, 1948, 1960-1965, 1967-1976

City Directories: 1938, 1956, 1960, 1963, 1965, 1970, 1972

Ruston Kiwanis Club:

“Kiwanis Club of Ruston Golden Jubilee”

“Kiwanis Club of Ruston 55th Anniversary”

“Kiwanis Club of Ruston 60th Anniversary”

“Kiwanis Club of Ruston 65th Anniversary”

“Kiwanis Club of Ruston 70th Anniversary”

Ruston Kiwanis Club: “Kiwanis Talk” v. 27 – v. 51.

6 October 1977-28 September 1978.       

2 October 1986- 3 September 1985.

9 October 1987- 1 September 1988.

6 October 1988- 7 September 1989.

5 October 1989- 6 September 1990.

4 October 1990- 5 September 1991.

3 October 1991- 3 September 1992.

1 October 1992- 2 September 1993.

7 October 1993- 1 September 1994.

6 October 1994- 7 September 1995.

5 October 1995- 5 September 1996.

3 October 1996- 4 September 1997.

2 October 1997- 3 September 1998.

1 October 1998- 2 September 1999.

7 October 1999- 7 September 2000.

5 October 2000- 6 September 2001.

 

FOLDER:007

DESCRIPTION:

Ruston Telephone Directories, 1938-1976.

Phone Books: 1977-1986; 1997-1999

 

FOLDER:008

DESCRIPTION:

Ruston Telephone Directories, 1977-1986.


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