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Sid Blitzer Costume Collection

Identifier: brfa070
Scope and Contents

The collection contains 4 distinct costumes and accoutrement.

Dates: 1977 - 2001

Small Collection: Bernard Zuccaro "B.Z." Collection

Identifier: sc_010
Scope and Contents

Small collection consisting of letters to the WIBR Radio Station including “Meet Your Neighbor” submissions, ephemera from WIBR. There are three folders and tapes of the show, family events, and local advertisements.

Dates: 1953-1955

Small Collection: Historic Highland Cemetery Restoration

 Collection — Box: 1-HIGHLAND
Identifier: sc_003
Scope and Contents

Collection contains the financial and business records of the Historic Highland Cemetery Foundation which is a subsect of the Historic Louisiana Foundation.

Dates: 1975-1988

Small Collection: Huey P. Long Memorabilia Collection

Identifier: sc_011
Scope and Contents

Collection contains memorabilia of Huey P. Long and his assassination

Dates: 1935

Small Collection: J. Weston Devillier Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-DEVALLIER
Identifier: sc_002
Content Description

Materials reflecting activities in Miss Baton Rouge Pageant, Baton Rouge Junior Chamber of Commerce, Baton Rouge Little Theater Cercle du Matin and other social organizations. Newspaper clippings, original photographs, realia, ephemera. Programs, newsletters.

Dates: 1960s

Small Collection: Phillip C. Witter Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-WITTER
Identifier: sc_001
Content Description Small collection. Materials are about Phillips Connell Witter and family. Witter was born on September 1, 1945 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He inherited land and property from his family dating back to the Spanish rule of the Louisiana territory. Witter was a 1/3 shareholder of the Baton Rouge Water Works Co. as well as but not limited to furniture stores, galleries, and other businesses. He was also elected as director of the Louisiana National Bank in 1987 until 1988. Son of Howard...
Dates: 1926-1987

Carl Stewart Papers

Identifier: brfa063
Scope and Contents The collection includes 3,167 LPs, vinyl 12” record albums, contained in paper album covers. The bulk of the collection can be classified as jazz. Other genres in the collection are blues, soul, gospel, classical, popular, rock and roll, and big band. Included are a small number of spoken word LPs of speeches from important historical figures such as Rev. Martin Luther King and President John F. Kennedy; and some well-known comedy artists. The LPs are in standard paper jackets of 12 ¼...
Dates: 1926-2015

The DeBose Foundation Records

Identifier: brfa011
Scope and Contents

The materials in this collection reflect the public aspects of the DeBose Foundation. There are series of scrapbooks, video tapes, and records that document primarily performances of students and guest artists. There are also teacher guides, news clippings and oversize posters, banners and displays.

Dates: 1974-2020

The John C. Allphin, Jr. Papers

Identifier: brfa020
Scope and Contents The contents of this collection reflect the political and familial life of John C. Allphin, Jr.. There are four series in this collection: Scrapbooks, Allphin Family Papers, Books, and Realia. The majority of the scrapbooks have been disassembled for preservation purposes. The family papers have been arranged according to individual family members when appropriate with a miscellaneous folder and a general family folder. Some images have been scanned and will be added to the Baton Rouge...
Dates: 1950-2008

The Junior League of Baton Rouge Records

Identifier: brfa008
Scope and Contents This collection reflects the activities of the Junior League of Baton Rouge. The collection is comprised of materials relating to the River Road Cook Book Series, yearbooks, newsletters, papers describing the Junior League of Baton Rouge's work with institutions around Baton Rouge. There are several boxes with photographs that have and have not been identified. Other found in media in the collection are VHS Tapes and slides. There are boxes of binders in the collection that detail the Junior...
Dates: Approximately 1932-201-

The Mystic Krewe of Apollo Records

Identifier: brfa023
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection represent the activities of the Mystic Krewe of Apollo of Baton Rouge. There are six series in the collection; (1) Photographs, (2) Artifacts (3) Ephemera (4) Miscellaneous, (5) Scrapbooks and costume designs, and (6) Costumes. Some of the series have been broken down into sub series in order to aid the researcher in finding specific materials. The collection is mostly comprised of scrapbooks and photographs, some of which can be found on the Baton Rouge...
Dates: 1980-2018

The Study Club Records

Identifier: brfa028
Scope and Contents

The materials in this collection reflect a fraction of the club’s activities. The most complete reflection of the Study Club is to be found in the Yearbooks. The minute books contain member lists and club activities. The clippings are a small selection of newspaper reports and human interest stories on the club.

Dates: 1909-2008

The Thomas Merrill Collection

Identifier: brfa-097
Scope and Contents

The materials in this collection reflect the history of the Metropolitan Community Church of Baton Rouge and the Baton Rouge Pride annual event. There are administrative papers, promotional materials, digital promotional graphics and advertisement mock ups, photographs, and press materials.

Dates: 1984 - 2022-06-25

Theatre Baton Rouge Records

Identifier: brfa064
Scope and Contents The contents of this collection reflect primarily the activities of Theatre Baton Rouge by way of their productions and administrative activities. The arrangement of the collection follows original order when possible and is otherwise arranged chronologically in order to aid in discovery for researchers. The collection contains playbills of the productions produced by BRLT. It also has administrative records that include minutes, invoices, and by-laws. There are several files related to...
Dates: 1946-2017

Small Collection: University High School Class of 1938 60th Reunion Records

 Collection — Box: 1-UHIGH
Identifier: sc_008
Scope and Contents

Collection contains planning materials and correspondence for the 60th Reunion, a scrapbook with photographs, correspondence and newspaper clippings from the event, loose newspaper clippings, a copy of the invitations, a booklet with a brief history and biographical sketch of the alumni (contains personal information) and other ephemera.

Dates: 1980s-1998

USS Kidd Collection

Identifier: sc_012

Visit Baton Rouge Collection [Baton Rouge Visitors and Convention Bureau]

Identifier: brfa061
Scope and Contents

Materials consist of a small amount of administrative information. The bulk of the collection is from the mid-1990’s to 2017.

Dates: 1988-2017

WAFB Newsreel Collection

 Collection — Container: Y-Drive Server
Identifier: brfa077
Scope and Contents

The majority of the films’ content is raw unedited news footage of Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas. Political issues: the environment, labor, race relations, politics. Interspersed with “filler video” (cows grazing, trees blowing in the breeze, clouds floating by, etc.)Slice of life reporting: The Mayor and Bigfoot, the Blind Broom Maker, Crop dusters and more.

Dates: May 16, 1975-March 29, 1979

Woman's Hospital Records

Identifier: brfa029
Scope and Contents

The records of this collection represent the activities of nurses employed at Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge, La. The collection contains presentation Power Point slides, research, research notes and surveys, awards, program pamphlets, various print materials, newspaper clippings and other media, and cassette tapes.

Dates: Woman’s Hospital Records

Women's Council of Greater Baton Rouge Records

Identifier: brfa089
Dates: Majority of material found within 1994 - 2021

Woody Dumas Papers

Identifier: brfa002
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection reflect the activities of Woody Dumas’ tenure as Mayor of Baton Rouge, La. There are three series in this collection: Papers, Supporting materials, and Wall Hangings and Ephemera. The Papers series contains general files as well as files representing individual projects and issues. The papers are organized alphabetically and then chronologically. There is a small amount of personal correspondence interspersed among the official papers. Box 7 in this series...
Dates: Approximately 1954-1983