GUIDE TO THE COLLECTION

Collection Title: Lether E. Frazar Collection

Accession Number: 087

Archives and Special Collections Department
Frazar Memorial Library
McNeese State University


Container List

Box 1

File Folder (FF) 1    Biographical data on L. E. Frazar
                FF 2    L. E. Frazar Scrapbook (original sent to USL)
                FF 3    L. E. Frazar letterhead, blank memos, envelopes; business cards
                FF 4    Miscellaneous photographs and negatives
                FF 5    Christmas cards from Frazar family
                FF 6    Miscellaneous financial information
                FF 7    Miscellaneous newspaper clippings (Xeroxed copies)
                FF 8    "The Purchase of Louisiana" - paper by L. E. Frazar - February 21, 1928
                FF 9    Notes - graduate work - Columbia University
                FF 10  Notes - graduate work - Columbia University
                FF 11  Kiwanis Club - 1946
                FF 12  The Pioneer Club - 1955

Box 2

                FF 1    Correspondence to L. E. Frazar (1935-36)
                FF 2    Correspondence from L. E. Frazar (January - October 1936)
                FF 3    Correspondence from L. E. Frazar (October - December 1936)
                FF 4    Correspondence to L. E. Frazar (1937, 40-41)
                FF 5    Correspondence from L. E. Frazar (January - April 1937)
                FF 6    Correspondence from L. E. Frazar (April - July 1937)
                FF 7    Correspondence from L. E. Frazar (July - December 1937)
                FF 8    Correspondence from L. E. Frazar (1940)

Box 3
                FF 1    Correspondence to L. E. Frazar (1942-46)
                FF 2    Correspondence from L. E. Frazar (1944-46)
                FF 3    Correspondence to L. E. Frazar (1946-49)
                FF 4    Correspondence from L. E. Frazar (1946-47)
                FF 5    Correspondence from L. E. Frazar (1948-49)
                FF 6    Correspondence to L. E. Frazar (1950-52)
                FF 7    Correspondence from L. E. Frazar (1950)
                FF 8    Correspondence from L. E. Frazar (1951)
                FF 9    Correspondence from L. E. Frazar (1952-53)

Box 4

                FF 1    Correspondence to L. E. Frazar (1953-55)
                FF 2    Correspondence from L. E. Frazar (1954)
                FF 3    Correspondence from L. E. Frazar (1955)
                FF 4    Correspondence to/from L. E. Frazar (1955)
                FF 5    Correspondence to/from L. E. Frazar (1955)
                FF 6    Correspondence to/from L. E. Frazar (1956)
                FF 7    Correspondence to/from L. E. Frazar (1956-57)
                FF 8    Correspondence to/from L. E. Frazar (1959)

Box 5

                FF 1    List of scholarships issued (1956-57)
                FF 2    Legislative scholarship warrants receipt books (1957-58)
                FF 3    Scholarships issued 1956-57 (June-August 1956)
                FF 4    Scholarships issued 1956-57 (August 1956)
                FF 5    Scholarships issued 1956-57 (August 1956)
                FF 6    Scholarships issued 1956-57 (August-September 1956)
                FF 7    Scholarships issued 1956-57 (September 1956-March 1957)
                FF 8    Scholarships issued 1957-58 (May-August 1957)
                FF 9    Scholarships issued 1957-58 (August 1957)
                FF 10  Scholarships issued 1957-58 (August 1957-February 1958)
                FF 11  Scholarships issued 1957-58 (February-July 1958)

Box 6

                FF 1    Scholarships issued 1958-59 (May-August 1958)
                FF 2    Scholarships issued 1958-59 (August 1958)
                FF 3    Scholarships issued 1958-59 (August 1958)
                FF 4    Scholarships issued 1958-59 (August 1958)
                FF 5    Scholarships issued 1958-59 (August-September 1958)
                FF 6    Scholarships issued 1958-59 (September-December 1958)
                FF 7    Scholarships issued 1958-59 (February-May 1959)
                FF 8    List of scholarships issued (1959-60)
                FF 9    Scholarships issued 1959-60 (December 1958-April 1959)
                FF 10  Scholarships issued 1959-60 (April-June 1959)
                FF 11  Scholarships issued 1959-60 (June-July 1959)

Box 7

                FF 1    Scholarships issued 1959-60 (July 1959)
                FF 2    Scholarships issued 1959-60 (July 1959)
                FF 3    Scholarships issued 1959-60 (July 1959)
                FF 4    Scholarships issued 1959-60 (August 1959)
                FF 5    Scholarships issued 1959-60 (August 1959)
                FF 6    Scholarships issued 1959-60 (August-September 1959)
                FF 7    Scholarships issued 1959-60 (September-October 1959)
                FF 8    Scholarships issued 1959-60 (October 1959-March 1960)

Box 8

                FF 1    Sources of the Law & Public Administration in Louisiana
                FF 2    Legislative Branch of Louisiana Government
                FF 3    Judicial Branch of Louisiana Government
                FF 4    Executive Branch of Louisiana Government
                FF 5    Government 51 (1945-46)
                FF 6    Material for government class
                FF 7    Democratic Primary Election (January 18, 1944)
                FF 8    Louisiana Act 75 - Luxury Tax Act (1936)
                FF 9    Louisiana Police Jury Review - Volume 22 (April 1958)
                FF 10  Office for Emergency Management - Maintaining Fair Rents - June 12, 1941
                FF 11  The "Bad Climate" - A Report on Gambling in Louisiana
                FF 12  Applications for Federal Employment and associated correspondence
                FF 13  Louisiana Application for Appointment - blank forms
                FF 14  Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Building Campaign
                FF 15  Miscellaneous
                FF 16  Unidentified lists of names

Box 9

                FF 1    Louisiana School Directory (1940-41)
                FF 2    Teacher Salaries in Louisiana - booklet (Winter 1957)
                FF 3    List of Louisiana School Board Members
                FF 4    List of Retired Louisiana Teachers (November 7, 1955)
                FF 5    Act No. 83 - House Bill No. 127 - Retirement Law for Louisiana Schools
                FF 6    Journal of the Louisiana Teacher's Association
                FF 7    Merryville High School
                FF 8    Southwestern Louisiana Institute - Minutes of Executive Committee Meetings (1938-40)
                FF 9    Southwestern Louisiana Institute - Budget and Expenditures (1938-41)
                FF 10  Southwestern Louisiana Institute - Faculty and Staff (1938-39)
                FF 11  Louisiana State University Alumni News (March 1947)
                FF 12  McNeese State College programs - football (September 27, 1952); basketball (December 29-30, 1953)
                FF 13  A Decade of Progress - McNeese State College (October 15, 1955)
                FF 14  McNeese State College - schedule of classes - first semester (1955-56)
                FF 15  Statement by L. E. Frazar - McNeese State College (June 29)
                FF 16  Twenty Years History of Northwestern State College
                FF 17  Northeastern Louisiana State College - (Unofficial) Faculty Members Roster (1955-56)

Box 10

                Speeches by L. E. Frazar and miscellaneous speakers; quotations

Box 11

                Index cards listing names of scholarship recipients (A-Z)

Box 12

                Manuscript of book: The Memoirs of T. H. Harris (1963) by T. H. Harris
                Biographical data on T. H. Harris (State Superintendent of Public Education in Louisiana) (1908-1940)
                Letter to Frazar from Harris (July 7, 1941)

Box 13

                MSU Homecoming pin (October 29, 1977) vs. Nichols State - Class of 1952 - Mrs. Frazar
                Leather business card holder - Lether E. Frazar - Lieutenant Governor - State of Louisiana
                Brown writing pen
                Ostrich skin cigar holder
                4 memo pads - Lether E. Frazar - Lieutenant Governor
                1 wooden gavel and Louisiana shaped block made by students of Sowela Vocational-Technical School -
                    compliments of Senator Guy W. Sockrider, Jr., Senator Arsene L. Stewart, Rep. Horace Lynn Jones,
                    Rep. Alvin Dyson, Rep. John S. Lewis, Rep. Lon Tyndall

Box 14

                2 wooden gavels and Louisiana shaped blocks made by students of Sowela Vocational-Technical School -
                    compliments of Senator Guy W. Sockrider, Jr., Senator Arsene L. Stewart, Rep. Horace Lynn Jones,
                    Rep. Alvin Dyson, Rep. John S. Lewis, Rep. Lon Tyndall
                6 "Lieutenant Governor" license plates (purple and gold)
                1 "LONG FRAZAR" license plate (black and white)

Box 15

                Scrapbook - First Senior Class at McNeese State College (1951-52)
                8 audio discs from KMLB and AM KNOE TV - Monroe, LA - of Earl K. Long
                Sketch of Huey P. Long
                1936-38 State of Louisiana - House of Representatives photographs
                L. E. Frazar photograph in an office
                Mrs. L. E. Frazar photograph in front of a fireplace
                Richard W. Leche photograph - autographed to L. E. Frazar
                Louisiana Purchase 150th Anniversary - Honorary Citizen of New Orleans - April 21, 1954 - L. E. Frazar
                Honorary Citizen of Fort Worth, Texas - L. E. Frazar - April 12, 1957
                National Education Association - Active Member for Life - L. E. Frazar - May 18, 1939
                Member of Board of Trustees of Thomas H. Harris Scholarship Foundation Commission - L. E. Frazar - July 8, 1938
                Tennessee Squire - L. E. Frazar - July 12, 1957
                Member of Louisiana Highway Commission - L. E. Frazar - July 18, 1939
                Member of Citizens Advisory Committee of the Safety Commission - L. E. Frazar - August 18, 1958
                Sketch of proposed Merryville General Hospital
                Louisiana Polytech. Institute diploma - B.S. Degree - Lily Hooper - July 25, 1926

Box 16

                1951 Log signed by Frazar, donated by Owen Ray Bourque
                1954 Log presented to President Lether E. Frazar by the 1954 Log staff
                (1948?) Wilson boxing gloves with inscription:
                    1st Seventh Regional Boxing Tournament to Dean L. E. Frazar from:
                        Evans Guidroz - 130 Clifford Jobe - 145
                        Dowell Fontenot - 125 Raymond Hubbard - 155
                        Walter Cade - 130 Roland Padin - 165
                        Philip Perry - 135 Kenneth Sweeney ?
                        Freddie LeBlanc - 145 Willie McKusker ?
                        Billy Cocke - Mgr

Box 17

                Gray wool hat
                2 straw hats

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