Sue Eakin papers

Abstract

The Sue Eakin papers (dated 1930-1997, undated; 16.11 cubic feet; 28 boxes, 1 oversize box, and 1 folder) consist of correspondence, office files, manuscripts, and student work relating to the career of Louisiana historian and professor Sue Eakin.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Sue Eakin papers
Extent
16.11 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Women in higher education
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by format.
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2007ms060: [identification of item], Sue Eakin papers, 1930-1997, undated, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Sue Eakin (1918-2009) was a historian and professor from Louisiana, who taught at Louisiana State University at Alexandria for over 25 years. Eakin is particularly noted for re-publishing an enhanced version of Solomon Northup's memoir Twelve Years a Slave (1968).
Scope and Content
The Sue Eakin papers (dated 1930-1997, undated; 16.11 cubic feet; 28 boxes, 1 oversize box, and 1 folder) consist of correspondence, office files, manuscripts, and student work relating to the career of Louisiana historian and professor Sue Eakin. The majority of the collection consists of student papers and projects primarily relating to local Louisiana history. Some of these papers may relate to Sue Eakin oral histories held by the Louie B. Nunn Center. The papers also include manuscripts and research relating to a book about Jack Gremillion, a Louisiana State Attorney General; files relating to plantation history conferences in the 1980s; and general research files.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Office files, 1930-1997, undated

Jack Gremillion Book - Background Information - Court Information, 1972

  • Case 1, box 1
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Jack Gremillion Book - Background Information - Miscellaneous, 1956-1993

  • Case 1, box 1
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Jack Gremillion Book - Background Information - Photocopies, undated

  • Case 1, box 1
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Jack Gremillion Book - Background Information - Tidelands Oil Controversy, 1953-1963

  • Case 1, box 1
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Jack Gremillion Book - Biographical Background Material, 1983, undated

  • Case 1, box 1
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Jack Gremillion Book - Copies of Photographs, undated

  • Case 1, box 1
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Jack Gremillion Book - Correspondence, 1993-1995

  • Case 1, box 1
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Jack Gremillion Book - Drafts, undated

  • Case 1, box 1
  • Case 1, box 2
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Jack Gremillion Book - Grant, undated

  • Case 1, box 2
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Jack Gremillion Book - Gremillion's Biannual Reports, 1958-1972

  • Case 1, box 2
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Jack Gremillion Book - Gremillion Scrapbook Descriptions, 1993

  • Case 1, box 2
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Jack Gremillion Book - Newspaper Clippings, undated

  • Case 1, box 2
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Jack Gremillion Book - Notes, 1992, undated

  • Case 1, box 3
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Jack Gremillion Book - A Primer on the Tidelands Oil Controversy and Louisiana's Experience in the Dispute, undated

  • Case 1, box 3
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Jack Gremillion Book - Tidelands Oil Controversy Speeches, 1958-1969

  • Case 1, box 3
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Jack Gremillion Book - Transcripts of Interviews (handwritten), 1992, undated

  • Case 1, box 3
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First World Plantation Conference, 1984

  • Case 2, box 4
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Second World Plantation Conference, 1986

  • Case 2, box 5
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Third World Plantation Conference, 1989

  • Case 2, box 5
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Fourth World Plantation Conference, 1996

  • Case 2, box 6
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Office Files - Barbados, 1935-1958

  • Case 3, box 7
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Office Files - Cuba, 1936-1997

  • Case 3, box 7
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Office Files - Children Born to Caleast Rougeot and his wife, Mary A. Paul, undated

  • Case 3, box 7
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Office Files - Correspondence, 1984-1988

  • Case 3, box 7
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Office Files - Hadacol Company Booklet, circa 1990

  • Case 3, box 7
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Office Files - History of Avoyelles Parish, undated

  • Case 3, box 7
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Office Files - History of Bunkie, Louisiana, undated

  • Case 3, box 7
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Office Files - The Life of Euzebe Vidrine, undated

  • Case 3, box 7
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Office Files - Louisiana State University, 1984-1990

  • Case 3, box 7
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Office Files - The Louisiana Unification Movement of 1873, undated

  • Case 3, box 7
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Office Files - Miscellaneous, undated

  • Case 3, box 7
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Office Files - One World, One Institution: The Plantation, 1989

  • Case 3, box 7
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Office Files - Paul Carrington Cameron as Planter, 1979

  • Case 3, box 7
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Office Files - Plantations, 1930-1985

  • Case 3, box 7
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Office Files - Smith Family Genealogical Information, undated

  • Case 3, box 7
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Office Files - Who Killa Da Kingfish, undated

  • Case 3, box 7
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Student projects, 1966-1989, undated

  • Case 3-13
  • Box 29
The Student projects series contains student projects completed for Sue Eakin's history courses at Louisiana State University at Alexandria. The projects include papers, scrapbooks, and other local history projects. The projects in this series may also correspond to student oral histories held in the Sue Eakin oral history projects held at the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History.
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The Special Collections Research Center has transitioned to online delivery of library services. For updates and more information about remote services and resources, visit the UK Libraries COVID-19 Updates page.

Researchers are required to have an SCRC Researcher Account in order to request or order digital copies of materials. Research Account set-up and use instructions can be found at: http://libguides.uky.edu/SCRCaccount

For all other questions, contact us at: https://libraries.uky.edu/ContactSCRC.

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