POST (LAUREN CHESTER) PAPERS

Mss. 2854

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
INDEX TERMS ............................................................................................................................ 17
CONTAINER LIST ...................................................................................................................... 18

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SUMMARY

Size.

10 linear feet.

Geographic locations.

Louisiana; California

Inclusive dates.

1899-1977

Bulk dates.

N/A

Language.

English

Summary.

Personal letters and items of the Post family, including teaching materials, photographic slides, and published works and manuscripts on Cajun culture.

Restrictions on access.

If microfilm is available, photocopies must be made from microfilm.

Patrons who wish to have access to the phonograph records must contact the Curator. Photographic and glass negatives are restricted.

Related collections.

Lauren Chester Post Photographs, Mss. 3267

Copyright.

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

Citation.

Lauren Chester Post Papers, Mss. 2854, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

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BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE

Lauren Chester Post (1899-1976) was a native of Rayne, La. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War I, enrolled at the University of California at Berkeley in 1921, and received his PhD in 1936. He became a professor of geography at San Diego State University, and author of Cajun Sketches from the Prairies of Southwest Louisiana (1962) and Louisiana As It Is: A Geographical and Topographical Description of the State (1969).

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Personal papers include an autobiography, 1973; letters from Post pertaining to his service with the U.S. Navy, 1917-1919, work in the Mare Island, California, Naval Shipyard, 1919-1920, student experience at the University of California, Berkeley, his career as a teacher and university professor in California and Washington, and his travels; letters from members of his family; newspaper clippings; and obituaries.

Professional papers include correspondence, imprints, and other items relative to his activities as a geography professor and student advisor at San Diego State University; materials pertaining to his two published books, Cajun Sketches and Louisiana As It Is, including correspondence, contracts, research materials, and manuscript drafts; similar materials pertaining to published articles; research materials pertaining to other subjects, such as livestock brands, trick roping, folk sayings, Acadian folk culture, and weather; copies of his M.A. Thesis and Ph.D. dissertation; copies of his published articles; unpublished scholarly papers; photographs; phonograph recording of Acadian music; and tape recordings of folk music, interviews on various subjects, and some of Post’s lectures.

The collection also includes copies of articles on geographic subjects by other scholars; obituaries of noted geographers; miscellaneous imprints pertaining to San Diego State University and Louisiana State University; and newspaper clippings.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

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Correspondence: includes letters from Post to his mother; letters from his sister, Grace Post; letters from publishers, many concerning Samuel Lockett’s Louisiana As It Is (1917-1975);

Printed items (1856-1978)

Typed manuscript of Louisiana As It Is, includes revisions and index

Printed volume: The Story of the Postnikov Family, compiled under the direction of Seraphim F. Post, Mary Hartman Post, 1977. It includes biographical and genealogical information about the Post family.

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Personal Papers

Autobiography (April 1973)

Personal Papers (1917-1976, undated)

Retirement (1968)

Seventy-fifth birthday party (1974)

Miscellaneous identification cards (undated)

Certificates (1944-1977)

Lists of publications (undated)

Newspaper clippings pertaining to Post’s career (undated)

Obituaries (1976)

Post family history (undated)

Personal letters of Post and family (1917-1959, undated)

Personal letters: Post’s letters describing travels (1949-1961)

Personal letters: Letters from Harriet Davis (1946-1959, undated)

Personal letters: Letters from Melvin Post and family (1959-1971, undated)

Personal letters: Letters from Mary Post Foreman (1957-1965)

Personal letters: Letters from Whitfield Post and family (1912, 1961-1965)

Personal letters: Letters from Willie Mae Post Hetrick and family (1947-1973, undated)

Personal letters: Letters from Lawrence Hetrick (1961-1968)

Personal letters: Letters from William Lauren Post and family (1942-1968, undated

Personal letters: Letters pertaining to the Postnikov estate (1952)

Newspaper clippings relative to the Post family (undated)

Transcribed interview with veterans of the USS Whipple (1963)

Scrapbook (1899-1920, undated)

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Professional Papers

San Diego State College: Women (undated)

San Diego State College: Caps and Gowns, general information (undated)

San Diego State College: Commencement (undated)

San Diego State College: Baccalaureate (1952-1965)

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San Diego State College: Fiftieth Anniversary Programs (1947)

San Diego State College: Leadership Rally (1948)

San Diego State College: Adobe Follies programs (undated)

San Diego State College: Founder’s Day programs (1951-1966)

San Diego State College: Inauguration of SDSC President (1953)

San Diego State College: International Teachers’ Development Program (1960)

San Diego State College: Lauren Post Lectures in Geography series (undated)

San Diego State College: Visit of President John F. Kennedy (1963)

San Diego State College: Visit of Jane Russell (1942)

San Diego State College: Aztec Newsletter (undated)

San Diego State College: California Council of Geography Teachers (undated)

National Folk Festival, Dallas, Texas (1936)

Folklore societies (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Arceneaux, Tom (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Arhoolie Records (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Belmont, Virginia (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Bienvenu, Margaret (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Broussard, Aldus, and related families (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Carter, George (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Coker, Daniel (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Comeaux, Malcolm (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Country Music Magazine (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Dunbar, Gary (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Falcon, Theresa, and family (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Falcon, Wilfred, and family (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Fontenot, Mary Alice (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Hebert, Otis A., Jr. (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Hoffman, Jeanet (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Hollier, Mona (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Horney, Paul, and family (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Landscape Magazine (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Linkletter, Art (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Louisiana History (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Melancon, Archie, and Lantis, David W. (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Millett, Donald (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Overton, Bill, and family (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Peck, Gregory (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Richard, Darlene (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Russell, Richard (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Scully, Robert Guy (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Shelton, Lorraine (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Smith, T. Lynn (undated)

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Professional and personal correspondence: Thouard, Gladys (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Totten, Dan (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Tyers, John (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Zeringues family (undated)

Professional and personal correspondence: Miscellaneous (undated)

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Materials pertaining to publications

Cajun Sketches: Correspondence (1944, 1955)

Cajun Sketches: Contract and correspondence with LSU Press (undated)

Cajun Sketches: Louisiana Library Association award (1963)

Cajun Sketches: Reviews (undated)

Cajun Sketches: Miscellaneous correspondence, acknowledgements, etc. (undated)

Cajun Sketches: Newspaper Clippings (undated)

Cajun Sketches: Permissions to quote (undated)

Cajun Sketches: Outlines (undated)

Cajun Sketches: Introductory Materials (undated)

Cajun Sketches: Parts I-XIV (undated)

Cajun Sketches: Carbon copies of various sketches (undated)

Cajun Sketches: Photographs (undated)

Cajun Sketches: Page proofs (undated)

Louisiana As It Is: Contract and correspondence with LSU Press

Louisiana As It Is: Correspondence with Lockett family and others

Louisiana As It Is: Correspondence with LSU Department of Archives

Louisiana As It Is: Reviews

Louisiana As It Is: Maps

Louisiana As It Is: Orthography problems

Louisiana As It Is: Pictures

Louisiana As It Is: Letters of Samuel H. Lockett

Louisiana As It Is: Writings of Samuel H. Lockett

Louisiana As It Is: Samuel H. Lockett, “The Landscapes of Louisiana”

Louisiana As It Is: Samuel H. Lockett, “The Valleys of the Nile and the Mississippi

Louisiana As It Is: Excerpts

Louisiana As It Is: Vicksburg Campaign

“Measuring the Way”: Preliminary version and printed copy

“Measuring the Way”: Notes

“Measuring the Way”: Clippings

“Some Notes On the Attakapas Indians of Southwest Louisiana”: Typed and printed copies

“Some Notes On the Attakapas Indians of Southwest Louisiana”: Notes

“Some Notes On the Attakapas Indians of Southwest Louisiana”: Notes

“Some Notes On the Attakapas Indians of Southwest Louisiana”: Bibliography

“Red River Carts”: Typed copy

“Red River Carts”: Research materials and notes

“Red River Carts”: Maps and pictures

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Articles

“The Molokan Russian Colony of Guadalupe, Baja California, Mexico”: Typed copy

“The Molokan Russian Colony of Guadalupe, Baja California, Mexico”: Notes, map, and photographs

“The Old Cattle Industry of Southwest Louisiana”: Copy with other versions

“Revolution in the Beef Cattle Industry in the South”: Typed copy and early drafts

“Revolution in the Beef Cattle. . .”: Correspondence

“Early Cattle on Rancho and Vacherie”: Typed copies

Miscellaneous notes on cattle-raising in the South

Research on brands and livestock branding. “Cattle Branding in Southwest Louisiana”: two typed drafts

Research on brands and livestock branding: Correspondence

Research on brands and livestock branding: San Diego Corral of the Westerners, Brand Book Number Three: notes

Research on brands and livestock branding: Lecture notes on western branding (1968)

Research on brands and livestock branding: Newspaper Clippings

Research on brands and livestock branding: Demonstrations to primary school classes

Research on brands and livestock branding: Bibliography

Research on brands and livestock branding: Louisiana brands

Research on brands and livestock branding: California brands

Research on brands and livestock branding: California brands

Research on brands and livestock branding: New Mexico brands

Research on brands and livestock branding: Hawaii brands

Research on brands and livestock branding: Rustlers and brand inspectors

Research on brands and livestock branding: Other methods of marking livestock

Research on brands and livestock branding: Hog brands

Research on brands and livestock branding: Student papers

Research on brands and livestock branding: Miscellaneous clippings and imprints

Research on brands and livestock branding: Miscellaneous clippings and imprints

Research on brands and livestock branding: Paper napkins with brand designs

Trick ropings, whips, etc.: Miscellaneous clippings and imprints

Trick ropings, whips, etc.: Photographs

Research on words and proverbs: Minerals

Research on words and proverbs: Water

Research on words and proverbs: Soil

Research on words and proverbs: Grass and weeds

Research on words and proverbs: Forests

Research on words and proverbs: Wildlife

Research on words and proverbs: Domestic animals

Research on words and proverbs: Field crops

Research on words and proverbs: Vegetables

Research on words and proverbs: Fruits

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Research on words and proverbs: Football terminology

Research on words and proverbs: Miscellaneous

Research on words and proverbs: Miscellaneous clippings and imprints

Research on Acadians: Weaving and clothing (clippings, notes, photos)

Research on Acadians: Chairs

Research on Acadians: Foods

Research on Acadians: Sports and amusements

Research on Acadians: Contracts

Research on Acadians: Dialect

Research on Acadians: People

Research on Acadians: Music and musicians, Joe Falcon

Research on Acadians: Lecture notes

Research on Acadians: Notes and sketches

Research on Senegal family: Notes

Research on Senegal family: Clippings

Research on Senegal family: Correspondence with family members

Research on Senegal family: Photographs

Research on weather and related traditions: Notes

Research on weather and related traditions: Blizzards. Includes interview and drafts of an article concerning a New Mexico blizzard in 1942

Research on weather and related traditions: Texas hurricane of 1915. Includes a contemporary letter describing the storm and its effects, notes, correspondence, and an unpublished article

Western artists: Charles Russell

Western artists: Olaf Wieghorst

Western artists: Miscellaneous

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Miscellaneous materials

Miscellaneous research materials: Louisiana Indians

Miscellaneous research materials: Sylvester Magee

Miscellaneous research materials: Parlange Plantation

Miscellaneous research materials: Cotton and corn

Miscellaneous research materials: Sugar cane

Miscellaneous research materials: German settlement near Rayne, Louisiana

Miscellaneous research materials: Swedish log cabin in America

Miscellaneous research materials: Wild stallions

Miscellaneous research materials: Joseph Jefferson

Miscellaneous research materials: Huey Long, Earl Long, James Monroe Smith, and Louisiana State University

Miscellaneous research materials: Miscellaneous folklore materials

Miscellaneous research materials: Bernard DeVoto

Miscellaneous research materials: President John F. Kennedy

Miscellaneous writings by Post: Fragments of novel or story about Acadians

Miscellaneous writings by Post: unpublished short articles, fragments, notes

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Miscellaneous writings by Post: Notes on possible articles

Miscellaneous writings by Post: Notes

Lauren C. Post, “The Spokane Valley: A Study in Regional Geography,” M.A. thesis, University of California, 1931. Bound carbon copy

Photographs of Spokane Valley, from thesis

Ph. D. dissertation: Field notes

Ph. D. dissertation: Introduction (drafts)

Ph. D. dissertation: Chapter 7 (drafts)

Ph. D. dissertation: Lauren C. Post, “The Cultural Geography of the Prairies of Southwest Louisiana,” University of California, 1936

Published Articles by Post, Louisiana Topics (1933-1941, 1962, 1964, 1970, 1975)

“The Domestic Animals and Plants of French Louisiana as Mentioned in the Literature with Reference to Sources, Varieties, and Uses,” Louisiana Historical Quarterly (1933)

“Handweaving: An Acadian Art,” LSU Alumni News Bulletin (1936)

“Acadian Mardi Gras,” LSU Alumni News Bulletin (1936)

“Acadian Folkways,” LSU Alumni News Bulletin (1936)

“The County Butchery: A Co-operative Institution,” Rural Sociology (1937) (with T. Lynn Smith)

“The Landscape in Its Annual Cycle on the Prairies of Southwest Louisiana,” Journal of Geography (1939)

“Acadian Animal Caste in Southwest Louisiana: Some Sociological Observations,” Rural Sociology (1940)

“The Rice County of Southwestern Louisiana,” Geographical Review (1940)

“Acadian Contracts in Southwest Louisiana: Some Sociological Observations,” Rural Sociology (1941)

“Some Notes on the Attakapas Indians of Southwest Louisiana,” Louisiana History (1962)

“Samuel Henry Lockett (1837-1891) A Sketch of His Life and Work,” Louisiana History (1964)

“Joseph C. Falcon, Accordion Player and Singer: A Biographical Sketch,” Louisiana History (1970)

“A Recollection of the Bleeding of Our Sick Mare by a ‘Voodoo Doctor’,” Louisiana Folklore Miscellany (1975)

Published articles by Post: California topics (1969, 1972, undated)

“San Felipe As It Was Scissors Crossing As It Is,The Wrangler (1969). Includes typed copy

“Caballero In A Hurry,” The Wrangler (1969)

“The Battle of Tijuana, as told by James Carson,” The Wrangler (1972)

The Battle of Tijuana . . .,” (conclusion) The Wrangler (1972)

“The Molokan Russian Colony of Guadalupe, Baja California, Mexico.”

“Anglo-American Impressions of California’s Latin-American Culture

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Published Articles by Post: Cattle (1957-1961)

“The Old Cattle Industry of Southwest Louisiana,” McNeese Review (1957)

“Cattle Branding in Southwest Louisiana,” McNeese Review (1958)

“Cattle Breeds, An Aspect of Regional Geography,” Association of Pacific Coast Geographers Yearbook (1959)

“Resolution of the Beef-Cattle Industry in the South,” McNeese Review (1959)

“The Upgrading of Beef Cattle on the Great Plains,” California Geographer (1961)

Published Articles by Post: Animals (1970-1973)

“Transhumance: Seasonal Migration of Livestock,” The Wrangler (1970)

“The Image of the Wild Stallion of the Western Plains,” Second Brand Book (1971

“Bees Across the Continent,” The Wrangler (1973)

Published Articles by Post: Miscellaneous Topics

“Measuring the Way,” Landscape (1962)

“Pioneers: They Spelled It As They Heard It,” San Diego Union (1963)

“Red River Carts,” First Brand Book (1968)

“The Spokane Valley The Aborigines,” The Wrangler (1973)

Published articles by Post: Field Trips (1958)

“A Ten-Day Field Trip Course in Geography of California,” Journal of Geography (1958). Included are notes and itineraries of other field trips

Book reviews by Post (undated)

Papers read by Post: (1935, 1959-1964, 1973)

“Acadian Ethnology: Material Culture on the Prairies of Southwest Louisiana,” read to Southwestern Social Science Association, Oklahoma City, 1935

“Cattle Breeds As a Feature of Regional Geography,” read to Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, San Diego, 1959

Acceptance speech for Louisiana Literary Award given by Louisiana Library Association, Baton Rouge, 1963

“A New Agricultural Revolution: Adapting Plants to Machine Harvesting (Changing Plants to Fit Machines),” read to California Council of Geography Teachers, Stockton, 1964

“Bees Across the Continent,” read to Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, 1973

Unpublished papers and notes (undated)

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Published articles written by others: (1935-1974, undated)

Fred B. Kniffen, “The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana,” Louisiana Conservation Review (1935)

Otis W. Freeman, “The Pacific Island World,” Journal of Geography (1945)

Joel L. Fletcher, “The Acadians in Louisiana Today,” as read to Cambridge Historical Society (1947)

Paul C. Mangelsdorf, “The Mystery of Corn,” Scientific American (1950)

George F. Carter “Interglacial Artifacts from the San Diego Area,” Southwestern Journal of Anthropology (1952)

John S. Niederhouser and William C. Cobb, “The Late Blight of Potatoes,” Scientific American (1959)

George F. Carter, “California As An Island,” The Masterkey (1964)

Carl O. Sauer, “The Fourth Dimension of Geography,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers (1974)

John M. Jeffrey, Perils of Pauline, Farm Style: The Law in the Bible Belt (San Diego: privately printed, undated)

Ralph W. Phillips, “Cattle,” (source unknown)

Richard Joel Russell, “Louisiana and the Ice Age,” unpublished typed manuscript

Miscellaneous published obituaries:

David I. Blumenstock, 1913-1963, by Carl O. Sauer, from Yearbook of the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers (1968)

Richard Joel Russell, 1895-1971, by William J. McIntire, from Geographical Record

Richard Joel Russell, 1895-1971, by Fred B. Kniffen, from Annals of the Association of American Geographers (1973)

Henry V. Howe, 1896-1975, by James J. Parsons, from Yearbook of the American Philosophical Society (1975)

Carl Ortwin Sauer, 1889-1975, by John Leighly, from Annals of the Association of American Geographers (1976)

Miscellaneous clippings 1935-1974, undated

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Photographs

Lauren C. Post;

Post performing rope tricks

Post’s 75th birthday trip

USS Whipple, 1918-1919

Post family members

Post farm, Rayne, Louisiana

Post home, San Diego, California

Land forms, Washington

structures; Photographs of people, research-related

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RESTRICTED: Photographic negatives

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RESTRICTED: Glass negatives

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Manuscript volumes: 2 class registers, undated, notebook, 1962-1964

Manuscript volume: In Memoriam book from Post funeral, 1976

Published Volumes by Post:

Cajun Sketches From the Prairies of Southwest Louisiana (Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 1974)

Cajun Sketches From the Prairies of Southwest Louisiana 2nd Ed. (Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 1974)

Samuel H. Lockett, Louisiana As It Is: A Geographical and Topographical Description of the State, edited with an introduction by Lauren C. Post (Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 1969)

Miscellaneous Printed Volumes and Pamphlets: Louisiana State University

Miscellaneous Printed Volumes and Pamphlets: San Diego State University

Miscellaneous Printed Volumes: San Diego Corral

Miscellaneous Printed Volumes: Scholarly articles

Miscellaneous Printed Volumes: Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous Printed Volumes: Miscellaneous

Memorabilia

Plaques

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Sound Recordings: Phonograph records

Patrons who wish to have access to phonograph records must contact Curator.

Balton Richard and the Musical Aces, “Waltz of No Return”/”Don’t Want You Anymore,” Chamo Records (45 rpm)

Amadie Breaux, “Hey Mom”/ “Hard Luck Waltz,” Crazy Cajun Records (45 rpm)

Gary Walker, “Cry, Cry, Cry” / “Who Needs You So Bad,” Jin Records (45 rpm)

Joe Falcon “When I Left Home to Go to Texas” / Cleoma Breaux, “My Blue Eyes,” Crazy Cajun Records (45 rpm)

Joe Falcon “ J’ai Passé devant Ta Porte” / “Corrina-Corrina,” Crazy Cajun Records (45 rpm)

Joe Bonsal, “ Hippy-Ti-Yo” / “Tout Les Soirs,” Cajun Jamboree Records (45 rpm)

Doris Matte and the Lake Charles Ramblers, “J’ai le Coeur Casser” / “Les Traces de Mon Boghei,” Swallow Records (45 rpm)

Happy, Doc and the Boys, “Setre Chandelle” / “Allonce Dance Colinda,” Fais-Do-Do Records (78 rpm)

Lawrence Walker, “What’s the Matter Now?” / “Alberta,” Bluebird Records (78 rpm)

Cleoma Falcon, “Mes Yeux Bleus” / “Joseph Falcon, “La Valse de Madame Sosten,” Decca Records (78 rpm)

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Joseph Falcon, “La Jolie Fille N’en Veut Plus de Moi” / “Ne Buvez Plus Jamais,” Decca Records (78 rpm)

Joseph Falcon, “La Fille a Oncle Elair” / “Ils La Volet Mon Trancas,” Bluebird Records (78 rpm)

Leo Soileau’s Four Aces, “Nobody’s Business If I Do” / “Corrine Corrina,” Decca records (78 rpm)

2 copies of Joseph Falcon and His Silver Bell String Band, Arhoolie Records

Joseph Falcon, Arhoolie Records (33 rpm)

French Music and Folk Songs of Le Sud de La Louisiane, La Louisiane Records (33 rpm)

Louisiana Cajun Music: Vol. 1. The 1920s, Old-Timey Records

Louisiana Cajun Music: Vol. 2. The Early 1930s, Old-Timey Records (33 rpm)

Louisiana Cajun Music Vol. 3. The String Bands of the 1930s, Old-Timey Records (33 rpm)

Recording of class presentation, Geography 120, San Diego State College, 1957

Recording of class presentation, Geography 120, San Diego State College, 1957

Recording of class presentation, Geography 120, San Diego State College, 1957

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Sound Recordings: Audio Tapes

Joe Falcon

Louisiana Cajun Folksongs and Speech

Mardi Gras, Church Point, Louisiana

Side 1: Colorado River Breakthrough / Side 2: Joe Falcon and His Cajun Band

Fais-do-do, Scott, Louisiana, June 29, 1963

Joe Falcon and His Silver Strings, Triangle Club, Scott, Louisiana, June 29, 1963

“Jolie Blonde” sung by unidentified musician

“Jolie Blonde” sung by unidentified Texas singer

Justin Wilson

Copy from phonograph album of Cajun music

Post lectures on geography of the Imperial Valley

Side 1: Post interview with Joe Falcon / Side 2: Lecture on Imperial Valley

Joe Falcon, Acadian musician (1963)

2 tapes of John and Caroline Chretien, folk singers, East Palo Alto, California, 1969

3 tapes of Post lectures to geography classes, San Diego State College

Interviews with Louisiana Black families and others

2 tapes containing interviews with veterans of the USS Whipple

Miscellaneous interviews

Acadian music; recordings of Post family members

Lecture on geography of Imperial Valley

Zola

Acadian recipes

Caroline Chretien, folk singer

Lecture by Dr. Post

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Recordings of Louisiana Acadians and members of Russian colony in Baja California

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3 tapes containing lectures by Dr. Post

Interview with Sylvester McGee

Acadian songs

Lectures

Radio program concerning Post

Miscellaneous

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Photographic Slides: Post Home in San Diego; Louisiana Farm scenes; miscellaneous

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Photographic Slides: Hawaii

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Photographic Slides: Miscellaneous

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Photographic Slides: European tour, 1954

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Picture file with negative: Land forms

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Bibliography file

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Published Volumes

The Arrow, VI (1929). Senior class yearbook, State Normal School, Cheney, Washington.

Kinnikinick (Cheney, Washington: State Normal School, 1928)

Kinnikinick (Cheney, Washington: State Normal School, 1929)

Kinnikinick (Cheney, Washington: State Normal School, 1930)

Del Sudoeste (San Diego: Associated Students, San Diego State College, 1939)

Del Sudoeste (San Diego: Associated Students, San Diego State College, 1944)

Del Sudoeste (San Diego: Associated Students, San Diego State College, 1945)

The Aztec News Letter (San Diego: San Diego State College), May 6, 1942-March 1, 1944

The Aztec News Letter (San Diego: San Diego State College), April 1, 1944-March 1, 1946

Bound page proofs of Cajun Sketches

Ray Brandes, ed., Brand Book Number One: The San Diego Corral of the Westerners (San Diego, 1968)

Brand Book Number Two: The San Diego Corral of the Westerners (San Diego, 1971)

George M. Ellis, ed., Brand Book Number Three: The San Diego Corral of the Westerners (San Diego, 1973)

Abraham P. Nasatir, ed., Brand Book Number Four: The San Diego Corral of the Westerners (San Diego, 1976)

Lauren C. Post, The Image of the Wild Stallion of the Western Plains (bound copy

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Frank W. Sirlinghouse, W.M. Caskey and L.C. Post, Readings in Social Science: Economics (Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 1936)

Frank W. Sirlinghouse, W.M. Caskey, L.C. Post, and B.F. Ryan, Readings in Social Science: Sociology (Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 1935)

Oversize Items

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Souvenir Edition, First Frog Festival, Rayne (Louisiana) Acadian-Tribune, September 1-3, 1973

Souvenir Edition, Second Frog Festival, Rayne (Louisiana) Acadian-Tribune, September 21-22, 1974

Souvenir Edition, Third Frog Festival, Rayne (Louisiana) Acadian-Tribune, September 20-21, 1975

Program, Breaux Bridge (Louisiana) Centennial Celebration, April 10-12, 1959

Golden Anniversary Edition, Crowley (Louisiana) Daily Signal, 1949

Crowley (Louisiana) Daily Signal, October 4, 1937

Designs for dust jacket of Cajun Sketches (7 items)

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Portrait of Lauren C. Post, mounted on plaque

Livestock brands (15 cards)

Scrapbook of clippings and other items pertaining to Post’s career

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Galley proofs; proclamation from Gov. Edwin Edwards; certificate from The Westerners San Diego Corral Grubstake; map of Acadia Parish; soil map of Lafayette Parish; map of Louisiana, intended for but not used in the publication Louisiana As It Is; maps of Louisiana showing oil, gas, sulphur fields, salt domes, etc.; map of combinations of agricultural enterprise on the prairies of Southwest La.

INDEX TERMS

Articles.

Autobiographies.

Cajun music--Louisiana.

Cajun sketches from the prairies of southwest Louisiana.

Cajuns--Louisiana--Social life and customs.

Folklore--Louisiana.

Geography teachers--California--San Diego.

Geography--Study and teaching (Higher)--California--San Diego.

Letters (correspondence)

Livestock brands--United States.

Louisiana as it is, a geographical and topographical description of the state.

Louisiana--Geography.

Louisiana--Quotations, maxims, etc.

Louisiana--Social life and customs.

Manuscripts (document genre)

Mare Island Naval Shipyard.

Post, Lauren C.

Publications.

Sailors--United States.

San Diego State University. Dept. of Geography--Faculty.

Trick roping--United States.

University of California (1868-1952)--Students.

CONTAINER LIST

Stack

Location

Box

Folders

Contents

W:10

1

1-9

Personal papers, correspondence, and other items, (1959-1969, undated)

2

10-13

Personal papers, correspondence, and other items, (1959-1969, undated)

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Printed volume

7:11-19

1

1-40

Personal papers

2

41-94

Professional papers

3

95-143

Materials pertaining to publications

4

144-204

Research materials

5

205-242

Research materials; PhD dissertation; published articles by Post and others

6

243-262

Photographs

7

263-273

Manuscript volumes, published volumes by Post, other printed volumes and pamphlets.

8

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Sound recordings: Phonograph records and audio tapes

9-14

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Photographic slides

15

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Picture file with negatives. Land forms. [Divided into boxes 15b-15g]

16

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Bibliography file

7:21

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Published volumes [on shelf]

7:22

17-18

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Frog Festival programs; Crowley Daily Signal; portrait of Post; livestock brands; designs for dust jacket of Cajun Sketches; scrapbook of clippings

OS:P

1

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Proof sheets (undated)

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1

Certificates and maps

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2

Blueprint of Acadia Parish

65:

1-2

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Photographic negatives and glass negatives