By LAC Group
Title: John Wilds papers, 1976
ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 910
Primary Creator: Wilds, John.
Extent: 4.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The collection is arranged as follows: manuscript of Afternoon Story, manuscript of Hot Lead and Hot Heads, other manuscripts, and notes. The collection consists of four boxes.
Date Acquired: 06/28/1977
Subjects: American newspapers -- Louisiana., Journalists -- Louisiana -- New Orleans., Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). Press., Wilds, John.
Forms of Material: Manuscripts (document genre), Manuscripts for publication., Research notes.
Scope and Contents of the Materials
The collection consists of the manuscript of John Wilds' book, Afternoon Story, a history of the New Orleans States-Item, published in 1976 by the Louisiana State University Press. The papers consist of first, second, and third drafts of his manuscript as well as notes on writing the book.
John Wilds was city editor and special writer for the New Orleans States-Item. He is the author of Afternoon Story, a history of the New Orleans States-Item, published in 1976 by the Louisiana State University Press. Wilds is also the author of Crises, Clashes, and Cures: A Century of Medicine in New Orleans. The book, published in 1978 by the Orleans Parish Medical Society, was illustrated by John Chase with an introduction by Charles Dufour. He wrote New Orleans, Yesterday and Today: A Guide to the City with John Chase, Charles L. Dufour, Osborne K. Leblanc, and Walter G. Cowan.
Louisiana Research Collection
Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.
Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
See also John Wilds "Crises, Clashes, Cures" manuscripts, Manuscripts Collection 592
John Wilds papers, Manuscripts Collection 910, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.
Finding Aid Revision History:
Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.
OCLC Number: 789357982
Box and Folder Listing Browse by Box:
[Box 1: Manuscript of John Wilds' Afternoon Story, Louisiana State University Press],
[Box 2: Hot Lead and Hot Heads, the First Century of the States-Item
[Box 3: Manuscripts
[Box 4: Notes
- Box 1: Manuscript of John Wilds' Afternoon Story, Louisiana State University Press