D. Blake Touchstone Voodoo bibliography, 1960s | Louisiana Research Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: D. Blake Touchstone Voodoo bibliography, 1960s

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection M-496

Primary Creator: Touchstone, D. Blake.

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Arrangement: The collection consists of one item in one folder.

Subjects: New Orleans (La.) -- Newspapers., New Orleans (La.) -- Religious life and customs., Touchstone, D. Blake., Vodou -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century., Vodou -- Rituals.

Forms of Material: Bibliographies., Research notes.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The bibliography was created for a term paper, "Voodoo in New Orleans," by D. Blake Touchstone (1944-2001). It covers Voodoo from the Civil War period until 1900. There is an extensive list of newspaper accounts.

Biographical Note

Donald Blake Touchstone (1944-2001) was a Tulane student who wrote a term paper for a history class, "Voodoo in New Orleans." He created a bibliography for the paper on Voodoo in New Orleans from the Civil War period to 1900. Touchstone was later a part-time faculty member in the history department at Tulane University after receiving his doctorate in 1973. His thesis was entitled "Planters and slave religion in the Deep South."

Subject/Index Terms

New Orleans (La.) -- Newspapers.
New Orleans (La.) -- Religious life and customs.
Touchstone, D. Blake.
Vodou -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century.
Vodou -- Rituals.

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 Lousiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Preferred Citation: D. Blake Touchstone Voodoo bibliography, Manuscripts Collection M-496, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Processing Information: Collection processed in 2005 by Melissa Smith.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.


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Bibliography consists of four pages of newspaper accounts.


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