Frank Leo Loria papers, 1933-1975
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Brief Description: The collection consists of correspondence, pamphlets, articles, photographs, invitations, speeches, and die-cast stamps. Frank Leo Loria (b. 1898-) was a surgeon at the Tulane University School of Medicine. He was very interested in Italian-American affairs, writing articles for La Voce Coloniale, many of which can be found in the collection. Loria also founded the Virgilian Society in 1921 to create better relations between Italians and New Orleanians. Information about the Society, as well as its by-laws, is in the collection. There is also material about the assassination of Huey P. Long and his alleged assassin, Carl Austin Weiss.
Held at:
Louisiana Research Collection
202 Jones Hall
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 504-865-5685
Email: larc [at] tulane.edu
Record Series Number: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 395
Created by: Loria, Frank L., 1898-
Volume: 5.0 Boxes
Acquired: 01/00/1976. Additional materials added to the collection in 1982.
Arrangement: The collection has no discernable order. The collection consists of five boxes.
Biographical Note for Loria, Frank L., 1898- : Frank Leo Loria (b. 1898-) was a surgeon at the Tulane University School of Medicine. He was very interested in Italian-American affairs, writing articles for La Voce Coloniale and founding the Virgilian Society in 1921 to create better relations between Italians and New Orleanians.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.
Subject Index
Italian Americans -- Louisiana -- History.
Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935.
Loria, Frank L., 1898-
Louisiana Historical Society.
Tulane University. School of Medicine. Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Virgilian Society.
Genres/Forms of Material
Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence.
Invitations.
Pamphlets.
Photographs.
Programs (documents).
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Italian [ita]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Acquisition Notes: Dr. Frank Leo Loria.  Gift.
PreferredCitation: Frank Leo Loria papers, Manuscripts Collection 395, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.