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M-404 GEORGE W. BYRNSIDE, PRESIDENT E.S. RICHARDSON'S NOTEBOOKS 1911-1947.

 

 

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

 

1875                             EDWARD S. RICHARDSON BORN.

 

1911-1914                     SPECIAL AGENT DEMONSTRATION WORK WITH UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.

 

1908-1916                     DIRECTOR OF THE JUNIOR EXTENSION SERVICE OF LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY; ALSO ACTED AS SUPERVISOR OF AGRICULTURAL SCHOOLS AT LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY; RESIDED IN BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

 

1916-1920                     SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS IN BIENVILLE PARISH.

 

1920-1936                     SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS IN WEBSTER PARISH; RESIDED IN MINDEN, LOUISIANA.

 

1936-1941                     PRESIDENT OF LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY FROM AUGUST 14, 1936 UNTIL APRIL 1, 1941; RESIDED IN RUSTON, LOUISIANA.

 

1946-1947                     WORKED AS FIELD REPRESENTATIVE AT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY IN BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA; RESIDED AT THE ISTROUMA HOTEL.

 

1950                             DIED ON OCTOBER 11 DUE TO A COMBINATION OF HEART DISEASE AND GALL BLADDER AILMENT.

 

 

FAMILY NOTES

 

MAR 9, 1904                 EDWIN LELAND RICHARDSON BORN IN MAGNOLIA OAK, LOUISIANA.

 

OCT 8, 1905                  RUTH RICHARDSON BORN IN MAGNOLIA OAK, LOUISIANA.

 

MAR 28, 1908               DON RICHARDSON BORN IN BIENVILLE, LOUISIANA.

 

MAR 25, 1910               EVELYN RICHARDSON BORN IN ARCADIA, LOUISIANA.

 

OCT 15, 1912                E.S. RICHARDSON, JR. BORN IN BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA.

 

WIFE:                           NOBIE RICHARDSON.

 

 

SCOPE AND CONTENT

 

Diaries of E.S. Richardson, President of Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, 1911-1947.  1 box.

 

 

BOX: 001

 

FOLDER: 001

DESCRIPTION:

Diary 1911, 1917.

Diary 1922.

 

FOLDER: 002

DESCRIPTION:

Diary 1923.

Diary 1927.

 

FOLDER: 003

DESCRIPTION:

Diary 1928.

Diary 1929.

 

FOLDER: 004

DESCRIPTION:

Diary 1930.

Diary 1931.

 

FOLDER: 005

DESCRIPTION:

Diary 1932.

Diary 1934.

 

FOLDER: 006

DESCRIPTION:

Diary 1935.

Notebook/diary 1935, 1937, 1938.

 

FOLDER: 007

DESCRIPTION:

Diary 1944.

Diary 1946.

 

FOLDER: 008

DESCRIPTION:

Diary 1946.

Diary [1947].

 

FOLDER: 009

DESCRIPTION:

Diary 1947.

Diary- no date.

 

FOLDER: 010

DESCRIPTION:

Teacher and school evaluations by Richardson [1923-1931].

Loose notebook pages in Richardson's handwriting-1912, 1913, 1917.

 

FOLDER: 011

DESCRIPTION:

Newspaper clippings by Richardson 1913-1930.

 

FOLDER: 012

DESCRIPTION:

Identification card and business cards of Richardson, plus one other card [1911-1947].

 

FOLDER: 013

DESCRIPTION:

Map of Tech Campus, 1932.


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