JOHN B. FOURNET PAPERS

(Mss. 2558)

Inventory

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University Libraries

Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University

Reformatted 2003

Revised 2011

CONTENTS OF INVENTORY

SUMMARY .................................................................................................................................... 3
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE ...................................................................................... 4
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE ................................................................................................... 4
COLLECTION DESCRIPTION .................................................................................................... 5
CROSS REFERENCES ................................................................................................................ 25
CONTAINER LIST ...................................................................................................................... 26
APPENDIX: Offsite Storage Bar Codes...................................................................................... 30

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SUMMARY

Size.

70 linear feet, 8 manuscript volumes, and 16 film reels

Geographic locations.

Louisiana.

Inclusive dates.

1844, 1927-1970, undated

Bulk dates.

1934-1970

Language.

English.

Summary.

Louisiana attorney, politician, and Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court, 1949-1970. Personal and professional papers reflect Fournet's career as schoolteacher and principal, lawyer, politician, and judge. The papers include materials which reflect Fournet's association with Huey P. Long. Also included are political campaign materials and films; photographs; scrapbooks; judicial opinions and decisions; and newspapers.

Restrictions on access.

Boxes 1-61 stored offsite and require 72 hours notice for use.

Patrons who wish to have access to the film reels must contact the Curator.

Selected correspondence housed in vault is restricted. Use photocopies.

Related collections.

Selected interviews by T. Harry Williams on the assassination of Huey P. Long [sound recording]. From the T. Harry Williams Papers, Mss. 2489, 2510.

Copyright.

Copyright of the original materials is retained by descendants of the creators in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Citation.

John B. Fournet Papers, Mss. 2558, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

Stack locations.

8:74-80; 98:F; 102:6-10; 115:48-50; 124:; OS:F; Vault; Offsite (boxes 1-61)

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE

John Baptiste Fournet (July 27, 1895-June 3, 1984) was a Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives, lieutenant governor (1932-1935), and associate justice (1935-1949) and Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court (1949-1970). He was an original backer of Huey Long.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Personal and professional papers pertain to Fournet's careers as schoolteacher and principal in St. Martin, Jefferson Davis and Pointe Coupee Parishes, La., 1913-1917; practicing attorney in St. Martin, East Baton Rouge and Jefferson Davis Parishes, La., 1925-1930; state representative from Jefferson Davis Parish and Speaker of the Louisiana House of Representatives, 1928-1935; Lieutenant Governor, 1932-1935; and as Associate and Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Papers include materials that reflect Fournet's association with Huey P. Long, state and national political figures, legal organizations, and educational institutions within Louisiana. Included are correspondence, research materials on the life and career of Edward Douglass White, political campaign materials, and judicial opinions, decisions and citations. Photographs, scrapbooks and motion picture film also illustrate aspects of Fournet's career.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

PROFESSIONAL FILES

(location offsite: require 72 hours notice for use.)

(arranged alphabetically in box)

Box 1

A – Miscellaneous

Abstract of Title (Gus Broussard Property, St. Martin Parish).

Wallace H. Adams.

Division of Administration, J. H. Rester Commissioner.

Advertisements.

Adrien Aucoin Lease.

All American Assurance Company of Louisiana

O. K. Allen

American Bar Association: 4 folders

American Bar Association, 1963, 1968, 1969

American Bar Association Convention, London.

American Bar Association Delegate

Expense Account European Trip

American Judicature Society, 1963.

American Law Institute.

Box 2

American Law Institute: 2 folders

American Law Institute 1967, 1968, 1969

Analysis of Evidence.

Mrs. A. A. Anding (Legal Matter referred to Attorneys)

David Andrus.

Anonymous Letters and Communications.

Apartment.

Appellate Jurisdiction, Louisiana Supreme Court

Applications for Positions: 3 folders

Appointments Requested.

Appropriations Legislative Recommendations.

R. R. Arceneaux.

Army and Navy Personnel.: 2 folders

W. P. Arnette.

Mrs. Mary Arthur.

Ark-La-Tex Aviation Company.

Atchafalaya Fish Company.

Box 3

Attorneys, Dawkins Practice in Lacts by Non-Residents.

Out of State Attorneys.

Automobiles.

B – Miscellaneous.

Banks.

Banta Brothers v. Goldberg.

Bar Associations

Bar Admissions: 8 folders

Bar Admissions: 1967-1969: 3 folders

Bar Examinations.

Box 4

Leslie Y. Barnette.

Richard Baucom Case.

Bay Drilling Corporation

L. B. Baynard (State Auditor).

Clopha Benoit: 2 folders

Eugene Berotte Note.

Big City Realty Co.

Bills (General).

Bills Paid in 1947

Bills Paid 1948-1955: 8 folders

Box 5

Bills Paid 1956-1961: 6 folders

Box 6

Bills Paid 1962-1964, 1966, 1968: 5 folders

Biographical Sketch of John B. Fournet: 2 folders

Boats

Books and Publications

Boutte and Sonsoulin Lease Distribution

Joe Bowen

Overton Brooks.

Gus Broussard.

J. O. Broussard Legal litigations.

J. O. Broussard Mortgage.

Budget (See also under appropriations)

William R. Burk

C – Miscellaneous.

Cameron Property

Canal Liquidation

Canfield v. Houssiere.

Canon of Judicial Ethics.

Leon Sarpy and the Code of Judicial Ethics.

Car Licenses.

Pat Carmichael.

Emile A. Carmichael.

Carnival.

Joe Cawthorne.

Cawthorne Note.

Box 7

Celebrations and Social Functions.

Charity Hospital Miscellaneous

Chief Justice

Christmas (1947-1949): 2 folders

Christmas Cards, Greetings, Wine Lists, and Christmas Lists (1950-1954): 5 folders

Christmas (1955-1957): 2 folders

Christmas List, 1959

Christmas Cards Sent, 1960

Christmas Card Lists, 1961 and 1963

Christmas Cards (1964-1965): 2 folders

Christmas (1966-1968): 3 folders

Christmas Financial Statements

Christmas, 1970

Box 8

City Judge Town of Jennings

City National Bank

Ernest Clements

Miscellaneous Clippings

Coastal Television Company

Philo Coco

The Alvin A. Cobb Matter

Auto Collision

Republic of Colombia Trip under the Auspices of International House

Committee on Professional Ethics and Grievances (1958).

Complimentary Letters.

Congratulations.

U. S. Congressmen.

John L. Connor.

Constitutional Convention

Constitutional Revision Proposed

Consulates

Conventions

Convention Badges and Ticket Stubbs

C. P. Couch

Court Business: 4 folders

Box 9

Court Business: 2 Folders

Court Business (1957-1966): 8 folders

Box 10

Court Business (1967-1969): 3 folders

Court Congestion

V. J. Courville, 1903-1969

D – Miscellaneous

A. B. Dauterive

J. J. Davidson

Death Messages of Condolence (1963-1970, undated): 7 folders

Democratic National Committee, 1956

Rene L. Derouen

District and Appellate Judges Proposed Seminars and Conferences

Docketing of Cases

William J. Dodd, State Auditor

W. J. (Bill) Dodd.

Rudolf Dupuis

Professional File: Marcel J. Durand.

E – Miscellaneous

Annulment of Election Law, Mar. 1937.

Allen J. Ellender

Eola Oil Field

European Trip

Executive Trip

Box 11

F – Miscellaneous

First National Bank

Flashless Powder Company, Inc.

Fluitt N. V. O. T. and MRY.

Dan Feitel Price Legislation.

C. M. Fontenot

Fontenot Oilfield (Jennings) (Texfel).

Gilbert Fontenot Unit.

L. Austin Fontenot.

Fontenot-Fournet Oil Interests Lake Arthur Field. (See under Union Oil): 3 folders

Football Tickets, LSU and Sugar Bowl.

Fournet v. Houssiere.

Jno. B. Fournet Langley Note

Fournet et al. Oil Lease.

John B. Fournet v. Jesse W. Devilbess.

John D. Fournet: 4 folders

Fat Fournet

Fournet Land Company v. Martin Fish Company

Fournet Funeral: 2 folders

Mrs. Fournet’s Funeral Acknowledgements

Fournet Mrs. L. M. (Deceased)

Kenneth Fournet

Box 12

L. M. Fournet v. Continental Oil Co.

L. M. Fournet Oil Interests (See also under Continental Oil)

Lucy D. Fournet

Proposed Unitization of the L. M. Fournet Heirs’ Properties

Fournet, L. M. St Martin Property

Fournet v. Joe Lavergne (Note)

Mike Fournet

Freedoms Foundation, 1965-1969

Freedoms Foundation: 2 folders

Earl L. Freyou

J. Cleveland Frugé

G – Miscellaneous

Gamma Eta Gamma, Legal Fraternity

Garrison

The Garrison Matter

Geological-Geophysical Associates, Inc., Ludevine Plantation Farm

Box 13

W. E. Gorham

Lewis Gottlieb

Governor’s Race – 1951.

Graduations

Grand Jury Report

Camille F. Gravel, Jr.

Gubernatorial Election, 1940

S. V. Guidry Insurance Policy

Gulf Natural Gas Corporation: 2 folders

Succn. of Ceseraia Guillory Wife of Azemor

Simien.

H – Miscellaneous

Habeas Corpus Proceedings

Tom W. Herrin Account

John A. Hickman

Highway Commission

Highways in Louisiana

Homestead Exemptions

Honors to be Framed.

John T. Hood

Hotel Reservations

Houssiere Land Co. v. Broussard

Charles R. Houssiere, Jennings, La.

Humble Oil Co.

Hunting and Fishing Trips: 2 folders

Illness of the Chief Justice (Bills and Thank You Letters, 1960): 3 folders

Illness of the Judge and Sylvia

Box 14

Professional File: Institute of Judicial Administration.

Insurance: 5 folders

Professional File: Investments

Professional File: Investments

Invitations (1949-1956): 4 folders

Box 15

Invitations (1957-1970): 12 folders

J - Miscellaneous

Jennings Hotel Association

Jennings Property

Sam Jones

Box 16

Judges City Judges Including Traffic Courts

Judges Court of Appeals

Judges District Courts: 3 folders

Judges Federal Court.

Judges Juvenile Court

Judgeship Vacancy of U. S. Court of Appeals.

Box 17

Judicial Council: 4 folders

Judicial Council (1961-1969, undated): 10 folders

Judicial Council Law Review

Juvenile Court Commission

Juvenile Court Legislation.

Justices Supreme Court

Justices of the Supreme Courts of Louisiana (Expense account with Progressive Bank and Trust, Co.)

Box 18

K – Miscellaneous

Robert J. Kennon

Kentucky Derby (1966-1969, undated): 5 folders

L. L. Kilgore.

Allison K. Kilb State Auditor

Mrs. Pearl Kramer Sale of lot in Jennings

L – Miscellaneous

Labor Relations

Lafayette Home

H. D. Larcarde.

Law Clerks Applications

Court’s Law Library

Law Library : 4 folders

Law Publications

Lawyer’s Literary Club (1967-1969): 3 folders

Dudley J. LeBlanc

LeBlanc Tax Case

Box 19

Richard W. Leche

Legal Advice

Legal Fees

Legislature and Legislation.

Legislative Recommendations.

Legislations affecting the Court, Legislative Session (195X)

Proposed Legislation 1962 Session.

1968 Legislation and Legislature

Captain Neville Levy.

Lighthouse for the Blind

Lightening Bolt

Eugene Lognion

Earl K. Long

Huey P. Long: 4 folders

Huey P. Long National Memorial Association

Russell B. Long

Lopez Successions Lease and Note.

Louisiana Acadian Petroleum

Louisiana State Bar Association, 1949-1953

Louisiana State Bar Association, 1947-1948

Box 20

Louisiana State Bar Association (1954-1969)

Louisiana State Law Institute: 3 folders

LSU General

LSU

Box 21

LSU Alumni Association

LSU Law School

LSU Medical School

LSU Moot Court

Loumet, Inc.

M – Miscellaneous

Paul H. Maloney

Managed Funds

Maps

C. L. Marcantel

Wade O. Martin, Jr.

Masonic Lodge

Mc.

Meetings

Metarie Property, Sept. 1937

Marshall Hicks Furnishings for Metairie Property

Loan and Insurance on Metairie Property

Metairie Property

Metairie Country Club

Box 22

Dr. Martin O. Miller

Mineral Seeds

Loyola Moot Court

Loyola Moot Court Briefs

Moot Court Competition (LSU): 2 folders

James H. Morrison

Mayor Morrison Death (Plane Crash)

N – Miscellaneous

National American Bank: 2 folders

National Geographic Society

Dr. Adolf Nemetz

New Orleans Bar Association: 2 folders

Newspaper Editorials and Articles about the members of the Louisiana Supreme Court: 2 folders

Newspaper Clippings (Miscellaneous)

James A. Noe

O – Miscellaneous

Oath of Office

O’Hara Removal Proceedings

Oil Royalties

Old Age Pensions

Orders issued in Court (1949-1958 ): 2 folders

Box 23

Orders issued in Court (1959-1969): 10 folders

Orders Gremillion Retirement (Disability)

John D. Overton

P – Miscellaneous

Pardons

Professional File: Parole Recommendations

Parkinson and Dupuis (Insurance)

Patin, J. A.

Patin, James Fred

Box 24

C. V. Pattison

Paul Revere Association

Harvey Peltier

Leander Perez

Personal Birthday Greetings

Personal Family: 3 folders

Personal Friends: 4 folders

Personal Miscellaneous

Box 25

Personal Miscellaneous

Personal Newspaper Clippings (1959-1970)

Personal Personal Notes

Personal Political: 3 folders

Personal Smear

Personal Special

Personal 1951, 1962, 1963: 3 folders

Box 26

Personal 1964-1970: 9 folders

Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity

Mark C. Pickerel

Pictures

Carl V. Pittman

S. W. Plauche

Miscellaneous Political Material

Judge Ponder

Gaston L. Porterie Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Gaston L. Porterie

Portrait

Prentice-Fournet Mineral Holdings

Pre-Trial Procedure

Progressive Bank and Trust Company

Public Schools

Putnam Cultural Endowment

Q - Miscellaneous

Questionnaires: 4 folders

R – Miscellaneous

Rationing (Gas and Tires)

Letters of Recommendation: 4 folders

Letters of Recommendation (1966-1970): 5 folders

Box 28

Re-election, 1948

Relief and Pensions

Report on Section 7 of Rule 13.

Research Material on Cases

Louisiana State Employee’s Retirement System

Court Retirement Ceremony: 2 folders

Retirement Information about decisions Written.

Retirement, 1970: 2 folders

Retirement: 2 folders

Roach Farm (Fournet-Fontenot)

Henry Richard, Jr.

Harold Richard

Roosevelt Farley

Poot-Tilden Scholarship

Roussel Fournet Oil Assignments

Rules Proposed for Operation of Supreme Court

Scholarships and assistance

St. Bernard Parish

School Board Case

School Desegregation

Secretary of State: 2 folders

Box 29

Mrs. R. J. Segura

Seminar for Appellate Judges.

Warren Simon Oil Interests

Warren Simon Pelican Creamery

Social Security Number

Southwest Gas Producing Company

Lease to Southwest Gas Producing Company.

Southwestern Telephone Rate Case Complaints

Speeches Requests to Make: 2 folders

Dan A. Spencer Disbarment

State Comptroller -1961-1969: 9 folders

State Government

Elza LaReine Stewart (Delayed Birth Certificate

Stocks Bonds - Dividends

Supreme Court Building (Proposed)

Sylvia’s Accident

1968 Car Accident Suit

Sylvia: 2 folders

Box 30

T - Miscellaneous

Taxes Paid Tax Receipts

Telegrams (1962-1970, undated): 9 folders

Thanksgiving Greetings

“Thank You” Letters

Traffic Courts (1962, undated): 2 folders

John H. Tucker, Jr.

Tulane Law School

Tulane University

U – Miscellaneous

Union Sulphur Oil Corporation (See Fontenot-Fournet)

Union Texas Natural Gas Corporation

Union Texas Natural Gas Corporation (See Fontenot-Fournet)

United States Post Office Appointments

United States Post Office Appointments

Universal Drilling Company

V – Miscellaneous

Valentine Field (Lafourche Parish) (Pan Am. And Peltier Interest)

1963 V. F. W. Competition Judged by Chief Justice Fournet)

Voltz

Voorhies, Edward T. (Book on Judge Fournet)

W – Miscellaneous

Sidney V. Webb (Personal)

Weddings

Wentworth-Boyer Unit #1

West Publishing Company: 4 folders

Whitney National Bank, Morgan State Branch (Louisiana Supreme Court Fund)

Whitney National Bank

Widows’ Pensions

Work on Cases

World Peace Through Law

X-Y-Z – Miscellaneous

SPEECH MATERIAL

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Box 31

Administration of Justice

Administration of Justice and the Press

American Legion

American Way of Life

Bar Association

John Birch Society Conservatives

Briefs

Campus Rebellion

Benjamin N. Cardozo

Children (Dependent Welfare Assisted)

Church and State

Citizenship

Estes Kefauver’s Address “Citizenship”

Civil Law

Civil Rights

Miscellaneous Clippings

Closings

Lloyd Cobb’s Speech to the Press

Commencement Addresses

Communism: 3 folders

Conservative

Speech on the Constitution of the United States

Courts 2 folders

Crimes and Criminal Law

Cuba: 2 folders

Defense Lawyers

Dictators

Divorce

Domed Stadium Series

Editorials About Miscellaneous Decisions

Education

Educational Usurpation by Federal Government

Elections

English

14th Amendment Constitutionality

Foreign Aid

Freedom of the Press

Freedom Riders

Gambling

Good Government

Government International Relations

Graduation

Habeas Corpus

Dr. Hebert’s Speech at Jennings

History of the Law

Human Events

Humor in Decisions

Independence Day Speech

Insanity

International Law and Relations

Interposition

Jewish Influence in Integration

Judges (Missouri Plan for Selecting): 3 folders

Juvenile Delinquency

The Kennedys

Box 33

Labor: 4 folders

Law: 2 folders

Law Day

Law and Christianity

Law Science Short Course, Tulane University

Lawsuit

Law Teachers and Educators

Speeches (Swearing in new lawyers)

Lawyers: 2 folders

Legal Aid Societies

Liberals

Neville Levy Materials

The Little Rock

The Louisiana Judiciary

Louisiana State university Speeches

Masonry: 2 folders

Medicine

Memorial Day Speeches

Miscellaneous

Clippings (Miscellaneous Quotes)

Miscellaneous Material

Miscellaneous Speeches

Murder

Negro Anti-Segregation Acts

New Orleans

Newburg and the Welfare State

Newspapers

Vice-President Nixon’s Speech

Old Age

Address Before The New York State Bar Association. (O’Neill)

Opening of Court Ceremonies

Openings

Opinions

Opinions (Preparation of)

Pamphlets and Publications

Judge Ponder

Prayer

Presidential Campaign 1968

Pre-Trial

Public Defender

Religion Freedom to Worship

Rent Control

Roosevelt, Franklin D.

Secretary Legal

Segregation vs. Integration: 3 folders

Self-Incrimination

Sex

Socialism

Speakers Library Magazine (Old Issues)

Speech of Governor Shivers

Speech of Jam Jones to Judicial Council – 1968

Speeches Excellent

States’ Rights

Sunday Law

Box 35

Supreme Court (Law of the Land): 5 folders

Supreme Court of U. S. Nov. 1937 (Reorganization)

Taxes

Tidelands Oil Case

Troop Enforcement of Judicial Orders

United Nations

Unused Material

Vital Speeches

Vote

War

George Washington’s Birthday

Welfare State

Speeches other than Fournet’s (1927-1968, undated): 3 folders

Newspaper Clippings (1929-1967): 5 folders

Box 36

Newspaper Clippings (1968-1970, undated): 3 folders

Pamphlets and Tracts (1951-1969, undated): 10 folders

Miscellaneous Newsletters, 1958-1966, undated

Printed Broadcasts, 1958-1965

Reprints of Articles, 1961, 1970, undated

Periodical Articles, 1960-1968, undated

Congressional Printed Materials

Printed Speeches, 1964-1965

Speakers Magazine, 1949-1951

Speakers Library Magazine, 1937-1938

Speakers Library Speeches, 1964-1965

Earl Nightingale Program Scripts, undated

Speech Sparker Pamphlets, undated

Quote The Weekly Digest, 1949-1950

Civic Review, 1963-1964

Southern States Industrial Council Bulletins and “Sensing the News,” 1959-1970, undated

EDWARD DOUGLASS WHITE AND THE LOUISIANA SUPREME COURT SESQUICENTENNIAL MATERIAL

(location offsite: require 72 hours notice for use.)

Box 37

Miscellaneous

Material on White From Scrapbook of Johnny Dart on 1st Dedication of Statue

Pie (?) Durfour on White and those following him

Peter Fitzpatrick’s Lecture on White

White as a student at St. Mary’s, Georgetown, and University of Louisiana

Georgetown University

White’s Statue in Hall of Fame in Washington

White’s Home and Church in Washington

Honorary Degrees conferred on White

Institutions named for White

White as a Judge of the Louisiana Supreme Court

Sister Klinkhamer on White

Ambrose Landry Clerk of Court and Thibodaux

Library of Congress note on Douglass Spelling

and Records in his Charge about White

by Kenton Kilmer

Library Research New Orleans Public and State Law Library

White as a Louisiana Lawyer

Senator Russell B. Long With Information on White

Wade O. Martin Secretary of State for Louisiana, Material on White

Edward Douglass White Memorial Home

Congressman James H. Morrison With Information on White

Newspaper Views and Articles on White and other Publications

Frank H. Martinier Secretary and long-time friend of White

Robert Steamer LSU Considering Writing Biography on White

Colonel Edward Douglass and Governor E. D. White

Rededication of White Statue Ceremonies

White Rededicatory Speech, Dec. 19, 1961

Program for Rededication of White Statue

White as a Soldier (Civil War)

Chancellor of Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D. C.

White as a Louisiana Senator

White as a U. S. Senator

Whites as one of the founders of Tulane University

Waggaman(?) and Lippitt, Marshals of U. S. Supreme Court under White

Edward Douglass White Memorial Commission, General Correspondence

White as Associate Justice and Chief Justice of U. S. Supreme Court

Chief Justice Edward Douglass White July 8, 1856

Mrs. White and other Family Connections

White’s Purchase and Sale of Property and Succession Proceedings

Dedication of Supreme Court Building

Sesquicentennial Celebration of the Supreme Court Newspaper Articles, Programs, and Letters

150th Celebration of the Louisiana Supreme Court

150th Anniversary of the Louisiana Supreme Court Rough Copy: 2 folders

Sesquicentennial Celebration of the Supreme Court Judge Fournet’s Speeches.

Sesquicentennial Celebration of the Supreme Court - Other speeches

CAMPAIGN MATERIAL

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Box 38

Letters - A

Letters – B

Bills

Letters – C

Letters – D

Letters – E

Letters – F

Letters – G

Letters – H

Letters K; and results of primary election, 1962

Letters – L

Letters – M

Miscellaneous

Letters – P

Press Coverage

Letters – R

Radio and TV

Letters – S

Letters – T

Donald Tate

Letters – V

Letters – W

Letters – X-Z

Campaign for re-election, 1962

Campaign Bills

Campaign Contributions

Campaign Fund

Campaign General

Campaign General Correspondence:

2 folders

Campaign 1962 Letters of Congratulations:

2 folders

Letters to be Answered

Campaign Literature

Campaign Speeches

Extra Copies of Various Speeches

SPEECHES, ROUGH WORK

(location offsite: require 72 hours notice for use.)

Box 39

Acadian Parish Speech, Court House Dedication

Acadians Welcomed to Louisiana by Telegram, 1955

Ackol Telegram for Bob Angelle Testimonial, Apr. (?)

American Legion Speech

Testimonial Banquet, 1954

20th Anniversary Testimonial Banquet

Honored by City Judges Associate, 1962 Bar Association Convention

Jennings Speech, July 2, 1960

Honored By Junior Bar Section

25th Anniversary on the Bench, Silver Jubilee

Box 40

15th Anniversary as Chief Justice, Dec. 3, 1964

Testimonial Banquet Letters (About Signing Scroll)

New Orleans Bar Association Speech on 25th Anniversary Celebration

75th Anniversary Speech, Court of Orleans Parish, Nov. 21, 1955

Appendix I-X

Dedication of the Appellate Wing to the Calcasieu Parish Courthouse

Judge Barham, Address of Welcome, Feb. 12, 1968

“Bridging the Gap Institute,” Speech to New Law Graduates at Loyola University, June 12, 1961

1962 Campaign

Order of the Coif, 1948

Communist Seminar, LSU School of Law, May 25, 1961

Box 41

Speech at Conference of Chief Justices, New York, Sept. 1951

Conference of chief Justices Speech – 1961

Constitution at Convention Speech – 1961

Constitution Day Speech, 1953

Courtroom Miscellaneous Remarks Made

Dr. Harriet Spiller Daggett, June 30, 1956, Remarks at Presentation of Portrait to Law School, LSU

Dr. Harriet Spiller Daggett, Testimonial Banquet, Sept. 29, 1961

Dedication of Civil Court Buildings, Civic Center, Oct. 11, 1959

Dedication of Leche Hall, LSU Law School

Dedication Supreme Court Building, Oct. 12,

Building, 1938

1956

Dedication of Courthouse, St. Mary Parish, Franklin, Louisiana, 1969

Congratulations to Charles Degan – 1960

Box 42

Lyria Dickason – 1963

Attorney General Meeting Speech, District Attorney

Doctor of Laws

Flag Presentation Speech, Law Day, May 2, 1960

Flag Week National Chief Justice Chairman for Louisiana

Fletchinger Speech at Louisiana State Law Institute, New Orleans, Roosevelt Hotel, Feb. 16, 1962

Celebration honoring Mr. L. M. Fournet, farther of Chief Justice, St. Martinville, Louisiana, Feb. 16, 1956.

Paris, France Speech, Aug. 2, 1957

Freedoms Foundation Awards, Oct. 1963

Garden District Academy Speech, New Orleans, Nov. 28, 1961

Gremillion Banquet Roosevelt, Jan. 17, 1967

LSUNO, Pre-legal Fraternity Guideposts for Pre-law students.

Judge Hamiter Speech

Hamlin Ceremony, 1959

Hawthorne Retirement, Jan. 12, 1968

Justice Archie Higgins (Presentation of Portrait, 1950 Memorial Exercise)

Box 43

Judge Janvier’s Retirement, Oct. 4, 1961

Judge Jess Johnson Retirement, 1966

Judicial Conference, 1964 Opening Remarks

Juvenile Court Judges Speech, Apr. 22, 1953

The Compass of a Lawyer’s Function Speech before Louisiana Junior Bar Luncheon, Biloxi, Mississippi, May 1, 1956

Law Day USA, 1961-1965, 1969: 6 folders

Judge LeBlanc Banquet, 1949, Remarks made by Chief Justice Fournet

Speech at the 1950 Convention of the Bar Association and the Institute, Monroe, Louisiana

Judge Hellmut Levin, Greetings in his Book, Feb. 13, 1952

Report on the First Ten Years as Chief Justice (History of Judicial Council), May 21, 1959

Louisiana State Bar Association, 1960-1961, 1963, 1966-1967 (5 folders)

Box 44

1968 Louisiana Bar Association Speech

Louisiana State Bar Association, 1969 Address

Louisiana State Bar Association, 1970

Louisiana Law Institute Speech, 1949

Louisiana State Law Institute Speech, 1960-1962, 1965 Conventions: 4 folders

Lafayette Speech, Dec. 17, 1957

Speech Making Presentation of Louisiana Legal Publications to France

Presentation of Law Books to Great Britain, May 31, 1957

Speech Making Presentation of Louisiana Legal Publication to Latin American Countries, June 2, 1956.

Loyola University School of Law 50th Anniversary Celebration, October

Speech made Nov. 16, 1956 at LSU Law School 50th Anniversary Celebration

Magna Carta Exhibit, Aug. 3, 1965 (New Orleans Public Library)

Masonic Order Information

Speech Mayor’s Inauguration, 1950

Judge McBride’s Retirement, Jan. 10, 1969

Judge McCaleb’s Remarks to Young Lawyers, June 14, 1960 and Feb., 1963

McCaleb, 25th Anniversary

Medico Legal Code, Opening Remarks of Panel Discussion by Chief Justice Fournet at Mid-Winter Meeting of Louisiana Bar Association, 1962 Shreveport, LA

Mineral Speech, Feb. 18, 1954

Induction Ceremonies Moise

150th Anniversary of the Napoleonic Code, Dec., 1954

Navy Speech

Northwestern College Homecoming, Nov. 14, 1964

Box 46

Odom Retirement

Chief Justice O’Neill

Old Speeches

Campaign for Judge Overton

Phi Delta Alpha Banquet Invitation, 1951, Mar. 196? Banquet

Pi Lambda Sigma, Pre-Law Fraternity LSUNO, May 8, 1965

Pontchartrain Beach Remarks at 25th Anniversary

Presentation of Case Before Supreme Court, Jan. 1956

Press Release on death of Judge Ponder, 1959

Press Release on death of Gasten L. Porterie, Mar. 1953

Public Relations Committee Louisiana Bar Association

Public Relations Judicial Council and Judges Meeting, Oct. 1963.

Red Mass Luncheon Speech 1954 (Not made because Luncheon was called off)

Introduction of Walter V. Shaefer, Oct. 1, 1956

Schiro Inaugural Banquet

Sesquicentennial of the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Sesquicentennial of the Civil Code

Shreveport Bar Association Speech, Nov. 22, 1960

Judge Simon, Jan. 1955

Southern Bell Telephone Co., Apr. 28, 1965

Foreword to Slovenko Edition to the Louisiana Civil Code

Spanish Ambassador Banquet, Oct. 17, 1958

Box 47

States’ Rights Lafayette Speech, 1958

150th Anniversary of the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Swearing in of Young Lawyers, 1949

Lake Charles Speech, July 1, 1957, Swearing in New Orleans Officials

Swearing in Judges, Lafayette, 1967

Swearing in Young Lawyers, 1950

Swearing in Attorneys, June 12, 1957

Swearing in Young Lawyers, June 11, 1958; Feb. 15, 1961, Speeches by Judge Sanders; Aug. 29, 1968.

Box 48

Traffic Courts, Speech made in Lafayette, Nov. 1, 1958

Traffic Court Award, Lake Charles, Oct. 28, 1960

Traffic Courts, Award to Crowley, Louisiana, Jan. 14, 1969

Speech by Judge Tate, New Orleans Moot Court Banquet, Apr., 1965

Speech before Louisiana Société du Droit Civil of Tulane University, Nov. 10, 1948

Tulane Speech, Apr. 26, 1957

Remarks at Vermillion Parish Courthouse Dedication, May 1953

Retirement of Judge Viosca, Nov. 19, 1965

Gus Weill Testimonial Dinner, Lafayette, Apr. 25, 1965

Welcome to Conference on Judicial Selection and Tenure, New Orleans, Jan. 23, 1964

Welcome to the Advisory Council of Judges to the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, May 2, 1968

Welcome to the Traffic Court Officials, Dec., 19(??)

Weygandt’s Speech

White Statue Rededication Speech of Dec. 19, 196(?)

Young Men’s Business Club Speech, Nov. 23, 1955

Youth Council Speech, Baton Rouge, Mar. 8, 1965

Extra Copies of Speeches

Box 49

Speeches, 1931-1970, undated: 13 folders

Box 50

Opinions, Decisions – 1935-1941

Box 51

Opinions, Decisions – 1942-1949

Box 52

Opinions, Decisions 1950-1958: 8 folders

Box 53

Opinions, Decisions 1958-1970: 12 folders

Box 54

Memorial Exercises, for the Bench and Bar of Louisiana 1945, 1948-1961: 15 folders

Box 55

Memorial Exercises, for the Bench and Bar of Louisiana 1962-1969: 8 folders

Box 56

Conferences of Chief Justices Proceedings, 1949-1956: 16 folders

Box 57

Conferences of Chief Justices Proceedings, 1957-1960: 16 folders

Box 58

Conferences of Chief Justices Proceedings, 1961-1969: 18 folders

Box 59

Photographs and Photograph Albums, 1928-1970, undated: 12 folders and 3 volumes

PRINTED ITEMS

(location offsite: require 72 hours notice for use.)

Box 60

1938

Louisiana Business Bulletin

1962, 1965

Reports of the Joint Legislative Committee on Un-American Activities (State of Louisiana)

1963-1964

Publications of the Virginia commission on Constitutional Government, 1963-1964

1965, undated

Publications of the Virginia commission on Constitutional Government, 1965, undated

1955-1966

Publications of Louisiana State Law Institute

1950, 1956, undated

Writings by Arthur T. Vanderbilt

undated

Writings on Communism

undated

Writings on Huey Long

undated

“Historical Aspects of Penetrating Wounds of the Abdomen”

undated

Annual Reports of Various Organizations

undated

Reports of Various Studies and Surveys

undated

Programs

undated

Miscellaneous

Box 61

undated

Louisiana Supreme Court (General Information)

undated

Louisiana Court rules (State and Federal)

undated

Louisiana Court Rules (Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal, Civil District Court, and City Court)

undated

Supreme Court of Louisiana, Briefs

undated

New Orleans Courts

Louisiana Laws and Civil Codes

Congressional Material

Louisiana State Legislature

Bar Associations (American, Louisiana, New Orleans, and Lafayette)

The French Constitution

Reprints from Addresses

Reprints from Articles

Periodicals

Law Periodicals

FILMS AND SLIDES (location 8:79)

Patrons who wish to have access to the film reels must contact the Curator.

Box 1

Fournet Campaign Speech (1962)

Box 2

Duplicate of No.2

Box 3

15 minute film (1962) with U.S. Senator Russell Long speaking on behalf of Fournet’s candidacy for reelection. Besides slanting his remarks to let people know that Fournet was a Longite, Russell criticizes Fournet’s opponent, Judge Lee. He also defends Fournet’s ruling that beer was not intoxicating in answer to the Louisiana Moral and Civic Foundation’s opposition to Fournet on those grounds.

Box 4

15 minute film (1962), “Re-Elect John B. Fournet…” A campaign film consisting of an interview (interviewer unknown and face not shown). Questions and Fournet’s responses focus upon his early career and contributions as a legislator (Longite measures are named), his Supreme Court achievements, and a closing statement by Fournet appealing to voters. (Note: two identical sessions are included on one reel).

15 minute film (1962), “Vote Number 19 to Reelect John B. Fournet Chief Justice.” Narrated by an unidentified man seated at a desk with the Louisiana State Supreme Court Building seen through the window. He uses copies of original photographs and quotations from men such as Huey P. Long, E. Howard McCaleb, Thomas Leigh, and Paul Hebert to highlight Fournet’s career, accomplishments, and qualifications.

Two boxes of 35mm transparencies prepared for campaign slide shows. Show B contains numbered slides 1-12 (7 is missing), and Show A contains slides 1-6. A second box contains duplicate slides from the above shows (14 slides).

Box 5

1 minute film clip, “John B. Fournet First Chief Justice From Out District” (1962). Wants to be elected for the eight years whereupon he will retire and the method of electing the Chief Justice rather than appointing him be instituted. (2 copies)

Short negative film clip consisting of Fournet’s appeal to the voters of his district for their vote. (3 copies: two housed in boxes, one loose)

1 minute film clip, “You Be the Judge” (1962) dealing with Fournet’s qualifications for reelection as Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court. (3 copies)

Campaign film.

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2 campaign films.

SCRAPBOOKS (location 8:74-75)

Volume 1, 1929-March 1959

Volume 2, Huey P. Long, March 5, 1935-January 22, 1936

Volume 3, February 8, 1935-April 21, 1936

Volume 4, May 10, 1937-July 2, 1941

Volume 5, July 1939-January 1940

Volume 6, May 5, 1957-July 1970

Volume 7, Citations of Louisiana Law (A-H)

Volume 8, Citations of Louisiana Law (I-Z)

OVERSIZE MATERIALS (location OS:F)

Box 1

Homestead Certificate (June 25, 1890)

Letter of James McKenny to Attorney General concerning “White as Associate Justice and Chief Justice of the U. S. Supreme Court” (Mar. 21, 1894)

Item from folder “Gubernatorial Election 1940; 2 items from “Governor’s Race” Folder

Photograph of 17 descendants of the 1852 officers of the Southern Pacific Railroad (1952); photographs from Chief Justices’ conferences (1950, 1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961); photographs of Fournet; photograph of Huey Long with John B. Fournet, James P. O’Conner, and O.K. Allen (undated)

J. Edgar Hoover, “A Message for Independence Day,” reprint from This Week (1957); Reprint from Daily Town Talk (Aug. 6, 1962); Poster and letter concerning book, Death of the Kingfish

Certificates (1936, 1953, 1956, 1970)

Political tracts and broadsides; clippings and speeches; material from Sam Jones Folder; Fournet re-election campaign material

2. Photograph of plaque presentation by Judge Chosez to Charles A. O’Neill, Jr., on behalf of his father (1949)

4. Autographed photograph to Archibald Thomas Higgins with Masons (1937)

5. Autographed photograph of A. R. Johnson (Commissioner of Public Welfare) (undated)

6. Photograph of Allen H. Generes being sworn in as member of La. Tax Commission by Associate Justice Higgins at La. Supreme Court (1936)

7. Autographed photograph of Louis W. Wimberly, Speaker (undated)

8. Fournet membership to Pi Lambda Sigma at LSU-NO (1965)

9. Photograph of Rene L. Rouen (undated)

10. Louisiana Supreme Court Justices, Fournet as Associate (undated)

11. Fournet and wife with Pope Pius XII at Castel Gondalfo, Italy (1957)

12. Photograph of Chief Justice Charles A. O’Neill swearing in Fournet to La. Supreme Court (1935)

16. Autographed photograph of James A. Noe (1936)

20. Photograph of La. Supreme Court Justices with Fournet (undated)

33. Photograph of La. Supreme Court Justices (1943)

35. Poster of U.S. Supreme Court Justices paintings hanging in U.S. Supreme Court

36. Photograph of La. Supreme Court members (copy of original, 1879)

38. Framed picture of Gov. O.K. Allen and his staff, including Fournet

42. Citation to Fournet by Jerusalem Shrine Temple for years of service (1967)

43. Autographed photograph of Gov. O.K. Allen (1934)

44. Autographed photograph of Gov. Richard W. Leche (undated)

45. Citation to Fournet on his election as emeritus member of the Council of the Louisiana State Law Institute (1960)

46. Autographed photograph of Earl K. Long (1937)

Box 2

47. Citation from Louisiana City Judges Association presenting Fournet with a certificate of recognition (1962)

49. Silver plaque presented to Fournet by the Louisiana State Bar Association in recognition of his twenty five years of service (1960)

50. Silver plaque presented to Fournet by his colleagues on the Supreme Court of Louisiana (1970)

FRAMED PHOTOGRAPHS AND CITATIONS (location 102)

34. Picture of the First Conference of the State Chief Justices in St. Louis, Mo. (1949)

39. Fournet diploma from LSU for LLD degree (1956)

30. Fournet membership to Gamma Eta Gamma (1948)

31. Citation to Fournet by Louisiana Conference of Court of Appeals Judges for his creation of the present Louisiana appellate court structure in 1958, signed by twenty-four judges (1970)

32. Fournet diploma from State Normal School of Louisiana for completing the “Rural” course of study (1916)

54. Commission appointing Fournet Supreme Court Justice, Third Supreme Court District, signed by Gov. O.K. Allen (1934)

37. Fournet membership certificate to the Order of Coif from LSU (1948)

41. Citation and signatures by the Jefferson Davis Parish Friends on Fournet’s 25th year on the Louisiana Supreme Court (1954)

FRAMED PHOTOGRAPHS AND CITATIONS (location 115)

51. Louisiana State University diploma to Fournet as Bachelor of Laws (1920)

29. Citation to Fournet on behalf of the LSU Law Faculty by Professor Harriet S. Daggett on the school’s golden anniversary (1956)

55. Commission appointing Fournet a member of the Board of Supervisors of LSU, signed by Gov. James Noe (1936)

26. Membership certificate to National Social Science Honor Society, Phi Gamma Mu, at Southwestern Louisiana State Institute (1958)

52. LSU degree to Fournet as Juris Doctor (1968)

25. Confirmation of Fournet’s election as Third Supreme Court Judge by Earl K. Long (1948)

19. Autographed photograph of Richard W. Leche (1937)

18. Autographed photograph of A. T. Higgins (1937)

27. Davis confirmation of Fournet as Associate Justice of Third Supreme Court District (1963)

48. Plaque presented to Fournet by the Junior Bar of Louisiana on his twenty-fifth year as a justice (1960)

17. Fournet membership certificate to Blue Key Fraternity at Loyola University (1968)

21. Photograph of La. Supreme Court Justices with Fournet as Chief (at New Supreme Court Building, undated)

22. Facsimile of the Declaration of Independence (undated)

53. Commission appointing Fournet as Notary Public in Jefferson Davis Parish (1923)

13. Autographed photograph of A. T. Higgins (undated

14. Louisiana Supreme Court Justices with Fournet as Associate Justice (Old Supreme Court Building, undated)

15. Presentation of plaque to Fournet by Young Lawyers Section of the La. Bar Association upon his retirement (1970)

24. Fournet membership certificate to Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity of Francis Xavier Martin Chapter (1951)

23. Presentation of plaque to Fournet by New Orleans Bar Association (1960)

28. Fournet membership certificate to Pi Lambda Beta (Alpha Chapter) at Southwestern Louisiana State Institute (1958)

3. Article from St. Bernard Voice entitled, “We Have Faith in Supreme Court” (1941)

NEWSPAPERS (location 98:)

Box 1

Daily Advertiser (Lafayette)

(1958: April 17)

Donaldsonville Chief

(1955: Aug. 5)

Federationist

(1958: Sept.) (1959:Feb.-Mar., June-July)

Herald (Gretna)

(1958: Nov. 13, Dec. 4, 11, 18) (1959: Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29)

Lafayette Progress

(1958: Apr. 19)

Louisiana Watchman (New Orleans)

(1946: July 16)

New Orleans States-Item

(1964: May 25-26)

Third District New (Jennings)

(undated, no. 19)

Times Picayune

(1964: May 24, 26-27, Oct. 25) (1970: Apr. 7)

West Bank Herald (Gretna)

(1959: Mar. 26)

VAULT ITEMS

(Originals restricted, use photocopies interfiled in collection)

Correspondence (1935-1970)

Letter from Overton Brooks to Fournet (Jan. 7, 1935)

Letter from Oscar K. Allen to Fournet (Jan. 25, 1936)

Letter from Dudley J. LeBlanc, President of the Association of Acadians, to Fournet (Aug. 6, 1936)

Letter from R. W. Leche to Fournet (May 19, 1938)

Letter from Gerald L. K. Smith to Fournet (July 5, 1940)

Letter from deLesseps S. Morrison, Mayor of New Orleans, to Fournet (Aug. 23, 1949)

Letter from William J. Dodd, Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana, to Fournet (July 27, 1950)

Western Union Telegram to Fournet from Frank B. Ellis, Louisiana National Committeeman (Sept. 14, 1952)

Letter from Robert F. Kennon, governor of Louisiana, to Fournet (Sept. 25, 1953)

Letter from Hale Boggs, M.C., to Hon. and Mrs. Fournet (Dec. 11, 1954)

Letter from Robert F. Kennon, governor of Louisiana, to Fournet (Nov. 29, 1955)

Letter from deLesseps S. Morrison to Fournet (Dec. 8, 1955)

Letter from Adlai E. Stevenson to Fournet (Aug. 22, 1956)

Letter from Estes Kefauver to Fournet (Aug. 30, 1956)

Letter from Earl K. Long, governor of Louisiana, to Fournet (Oct. 8, 1956)

Letter from Gov. G. Mennen Williams, Chairman Democratic National Committee, to Fournet (Oct. 31, 1956)

Letter from John F. Kennedy to Fournet (Oct. 31, 1956)

Letter from John F. Kennedy to Fournet (Aug. 30, 1958)

Western Union Telegram to Fournet from Senator Russell B. Long, Congressman Hale Boggs, Acting Mayor Victor H. Schiro, Neville Levy, Herman Kohlmeyer, Frank B. Ellis, Phillip des Marais (Sept. 21, 1959)

Letter from John F. Kennedy to Fournet (Dec. 28, 1959), and statement of Senator Kennedy announcing candidacy for the Presidency of the United States (Jan. 2, 1960)

Letter from deLesseps S. Morrison to Fournet (Oct. 5, 1960) and schedule of events for New Orleans visit of Lyndon B. Johnson (Oct. 14, 1960)

Letter from Dudley J. LeBlanc to Fournet (Apr. 25, 1963)

Letter from George C. Wallace, governor of Alabama, to Fournet (Jan. 12, 1965)

Letter from Senator Russell B. Long to Fournet (March 10, 1965)

Letter from Hubert H. Humphrey, Vice-President, to Chief Justice and Mrs. Fournet (June 4, 1965)

Letter from John J. McKeithen, governor of Louisiana, to Fournet (May 17, 1968)

Letter from Sam H. Jones to Fournet (July 22, 1970) and to Jones from Fournet (July 31, 1970)

CROSS REFERENCES

Subject

Date

Description of relevant documents

Education--Louisiana.

1913-1970

Correspondence and other materials pertaining to public education in Louisiana, including correspondence from college and university presidents and officials, states superintendents of education and the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors. Papers pertain to the LSU scandals of the 1930s; fraternal and scholastic organizations; and the law schools of LSU, Loyola, and Tulane Universities.

Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935.

1928-1935

Correspondence, scrapbooks, political campaign materials and photographs pertaining to the career of Huey P. Long.

White, Edward Douglass, 1845-1921.

1844-1970

Research materials, photographs, and other items pertaining to White’s life and career and the dedications of his home near Thibodeaux, Louisiana, and of his statue in Washington, D. C.

Law--Louisiana.

1935-1970

Personal and professional papers pertaining to the legal career of State Supreme Court Justice John B. Fournet, including correspondence, opinions, decisions, speeches, and ceremonial materials; materials relative to various professional legal organizations; and materials relative to legal education in Louisiana.

Louisiana--Politics and government--1865-1950.

1928-1970

Correspondence, campaign materials, and other papers pertaining to state and national politics, including letters from Louisiana governors and congressmen and national political figures. . .

included are items pertaining to the political and legal career of Louisiana State Supreme Court Chief Justice Fournet.

Photographic prints.

ca. 1927-1970, undated

Numerous framed photographs and citations reflecting the career of Judge Fournet; photographs of Huey P. Long and other Louisiana and national political figures, as well as political and social events.

CONTAINER LIST

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Folders

Contents

Boxes 1-61 require 72 hours notice for use.

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1

1-20

Professional Files: A

(A Miscellaneous thru American Law Institute)

2

21-46

Professional Files: A

(American Law Institute 1 thru Atchafalaya Fish Company)

3

47-65

Professional Files: A-B

(Attorneys, Dawkins Practice in Lacts by Non-Residents thru Bar Examinations)

4

66-80

Professional Files: B

(Leslie Y. Barnette thru Bills Paid in 1955)

5

81-86

Professional Files: Bills (1956-1961)

6

87-112

Professional Files: B-C

(Bills Paid in 1962 thru Cawthorne Note)

7

113-133b

Professional Files: C

(Celebrations and Social Functions thru Christmas, 1970)

8

134-153

Professional Files: C

(City Judge Town of Jennings thru Court Business, 4)

9

154-162

Professional Files: Court Business

(1957-1966)

10

163-190

Professional Files: C-E

(Court Business, 1967 thru Executive Trip)

11

191a-210

Professional Files: E-F

(F Miscellaneous thru Kenneth Fournet)

12

211a-223c

Professional Files: F-G

(L. M. Fournet v. Continental Oil Co thru Geological-Geophysical Associates, Inc., Ludevine Plantation Farm)

13

224-248

Professional Files: G-I

(W. E. Gorham thru Illness of Judge and Sylvia)

14

249-261

Professional Files: I

(Institute of Judicial Administration thru Invitations, 1955, 1956)

15

262-276

Professional Files: I-J

(Invitations, 1957, 1958 thru Sam Jones)

16

277-284

Professional Files: J

(Judges City Judges Including Traffic Courts thru Judgeship Vacancy of U. S. Court of Appeals)

17

285-303

Professional Files: J

(Judicial Council 1 thru Justices of the Supreme Courts of La. [Expense account with Progressive Bank and Trust, Co.])

18

304-329

Professional Files: K-L

(K Miscellaneous thru LeBlanc Tax Case)

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330-352

Professional Files: L

(Richard W. Leche thru Louisiana Bar Association, 1947-1948)

20

353-371

Professional Files: L

(Louisiana Bar Association, 1954 thru LSU)

21

372-390

Professional Files: L-M

(LSU Alumni Association thru Metairie Country Club)

22

391-412

Professional Files: M-O

(Dr. Martin O. Miller thru Orders issued in Court, 1958)

23

413-430

Professional Files: O-P

(Orders issued in Court, 1959-1960 thru Patin, James Fred)

24

431-443

Professional Files: P

(C. V. Pattison thru Personal Miscellaneous 1)

25

444-453

Professional Files: Personal

(Miscellaneous 2 thru 1963)

26

454-470b

Professional Files: P

(Personal, 1964 thru Prentice-Fournet Mineral Holdings)

27

471-484e

Professional Files: P-R

(Pre-Trial Procedure thru Letters of Recommendation, 1970)

28

485-506b

Professional Files: R-S

(Re-election, 1948 thru Secretary of State 2)

29

507-530b

Professional Files: S

(Mrs. R. J. Segura thru Sylvia 2)

30

531-568

Professional Files: T-Z

(T Miscellaneous thru X-Y-Z Miscellaneous)

31

569a-590

Speech Material: A-C

(Administration of Justice thru Courts, 2)

32

591-623

Speech Material: C-K

(Crimes and Criminal Law thru the Kennedys)

33

624-653

Speech Material: L-M

(Labor 1 thru Murder)

34

654-684

Speech Material: N-S

(Negro Anti-Segregation Acts thru Sunday Law)

35

685a-704

Speech Material: S-Newspaper Clippings

(Supreme Court [Law of the Land] 1 thru Newspaper Clippings, 1965-1967)

36

705

Speech Material: Newspaper Clippings Southern States Industrial Council Bulletins and “Sensing the News,” 1959-1970, undated

37

733a-777

Edward Douglass White Material

38

778-813

1962 Campaign Material

39

814-823

Speeches Rough Work

(Acadian Parish Speech, Court House Dedication thru 25th Anniversary Celebration Judge Fournet)

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824-835

Speeches Rough Work

(25th Anniversary on the Bench, Silver Jubilee thru Communist Seminar, LSU School of Law, May 25, 196?)

41

836-847

Speeches Rough Work

(Speech at Conference of Chief Justices, New York, Sept. 1951 thru Dedication of Courthouse, St. Mary Parish, Franklin, Louisiana, 1969.

42

848-864

Speeches Rough Work

(Congratulations to Charles Degan 1960 thru Justice Archie Higgins)

43

865-883

Speeches Rough Work

(Judge Janvier’s Retirement, Oct. 4, 1961 thru Louisiana State Bar Association, 1937)

44

884-893

Speeches Rough Work

(1968 Louisiana Bar Association Speech thru Presentation of Louisiana Legal Publications to France)

45

894-909

Speeches Rough Work

(Presentation of Law Books to Great Britain, May 31, 1957 thru Northwestern College Homecoming, Nov. 14, 1964)

46

910-931

Speeches Rough Work

(Odom Retirement thru Spanish Ambassador Banquet)

47

932-941

Speeches Rough Work

(States Rights Lafayette Speech, 1958 thru Address to Young Lawyers, Aug. 29, 1968)

48

942-956b

Speeches Rough Work

(Traffic Courts thru Extra Copies of Speeches)

49

957-969

Speeches (1931-1970, undated)

50

970-975

Opinions, Decisions (1935-1941)

51

976-983

Opinions, Decisions (1942-1949)

52

984-991

Opinions, Decisions (1950-1958)

53

992-1003

Opinions, Decisions (1958-1970)

54

1004-1018

Memorial Exercises (1945-1961)

55

1019-1026

Memorial Exercises (1962-1969)

56

1027-1042

Conferences of Chief Justices (1949-1956)

57

1043-1058

Conferences of Chief Justices (1957-1960)

58

1059-1076

Conferences of Chief Justices (1961-1969)

59

1077-1091

Photographs and Photograph Albums (1928-1970, undated

60

1092-1104

Printed Material

61

1105-1118

Printed Material

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Scrapbooks, volumes 1-8

8:79

1-5

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Campaign films: Patrons who wish to have access to the film reels must contact the Curator.

8:80

1-2

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Card File: Index to Opinions

3

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Card File: Christmas list, L.M. Fournet’s funeral, 25th Anniversary Material

OS:F

1-2

1-46

Oversize materials, framed photographs and citations

102:6-10

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Framed photographs and citations

115:48-50

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Framed photographs and citations

98:

1

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Newspapers

124:

69

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Bank statements (1930-1968)

Vault:5

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1221

Restricted: use photocopies interfiled within collection.

Correspondence (Jan., 1935-July, 1970)

APPENDIX: Offsite Storage Bar Codes

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