Frank Leo Loria papers, 1933-1975 | Louisiana Research Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Frank Leo Loria papers, 1933-1975

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 395

Primary Creator: Loria, Frank L., 1898-

Extent: 5.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The collection has no discernable order. The collection consists of five boxes.

Date Acquired: 01/00/1976. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: 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.

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence., Invitations., Pamphlets., Photographs., Programs (documents).

Languages: English, Italian

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

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.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

Accruals: Additional materials added to the collection in 1982.

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: Dr. Frank Leo Loria.

Acquisition Method: Gift.

Preferred Citation: Frank Leo Loria papers, Manuscripts Collection 395, 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: 784997841


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Printed material and correspondence],
[Box 2: Correspondence, clippings and printed material],
[Box 3: The Virgilian Society, correspondence and clippings],
[Box 4: Correspondence, clippings and printed material],
[Box 5: Die cast and stamp],
[All]

Box 1: Printed material and correspondence
Folder 1: Vigo, Francis information
Folder 2: Programs and invitations
Folder 3: Huey Long material
Folder 4: Dixie Roto, 1961 February 12
Folder 5: Pictures
Folder 6: Carnival at Viareggio
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1933-1942
Folder 8: "La Voce Coloniale", 1934 October 12
Folder 9: Pamphlets
Folder 10: "Lace of Sonnets" and "Civil War Stanzas"
Folder 11: Monti's Antonio Scarpa
Folder 12: "The Italian Science"
Folder 13: "Italy: Documents and Notes" volumes 9-14
Box 2: Correspondence, clippings and printed material
Folder 1: Correspondence, 1936-1949
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1953-1959
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1960-1975
Folder 4: Correspondence, undated
Folder 5: Louisiana Historical Quarterly
Folder 6: Magazine articles
Folder 7: Newspaper articles
Folder 8: Pamphlets (folder 1 of 2)
Folder 9: Pamphlets (folder 2 of 2)
Folder 10: Photographs
Folder 11: Other papers
Box 3: The Virgilian Society, correspondence and clippings
Folder 1: Information on La Voce Coloniale and the Virgilian Society
Folder 2: By-laws of The Virgilian Society
Folder 3: Correspondence
Folder 4: Articles, 1934 January-March
Folder 5: Articles, 1934 April-June
Folder 6: Articles, 1934 July-September
Folder 7: Articles, 1934 October-December
Folder 8: Articles, 1935 January-May
Folder 9: Articles, 1935 June-December
Folder 10: Articles, 1936 January-May
Folder 11: Articles, 1936 June-October
Folder 12: Articles, undated
Box 4: Correspondence, clippings and printed material
Folder 1: Correspondence and invitations, 1933-1958
Folder 2: Correspondence and invitations, 1960-undated
Folder 3: Louisiana Historical Society material
Folder 4: Magazines and pamphlets
Folder 5: Newspaper articles
Folder 6: Photographs
Folder 7: Speeches
Folder 8: Other papers
Box 5: Die cast and stamp
Folder 1: Five stamps
Item 1: Die cast of Medicine Class

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[Box 1: Printed material and correspondence],
[Box 2: Correspondence, clippings and printed material],
[Box 3: The Virgilian Society, correspondence and clippings],
[Box 4: Correspondence, clippings and printed material],
[Box 5: Die cast and stamp],
[All]


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