John Wilds papers, 1976 | Louisiana Research Collection

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Collection Overview

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.

Languages: English

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

American newspapers -- Louisiana.
Journalists -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.). Press.
Wilds, John.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Acquisition Source: John Wilds.

Acquisition Method: Gift.

Related Materials: See also John Wilds "Crises, Clashes, Cures" manuscripts, Manuscripts Collection 592

Preferred Citation: 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.

Other Note: 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],
[All]

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
Manuscript
Box 3: Manuscripts

1. Mafia, violence, Dominick O'Malley

2. Robert Ewing

Box 4: Notes
Anti-trust citations, closing chapters, Ewing, Hennessey assassination, Huey Long, Item, lottery, Newhouse, newsboys, newspapers-Wilds, printing, states, Thomson, violence, voting trust and Newhouse purchase.


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