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Walter L. Fleming papers, 1685-1932, bulk (ca. 1845-1932)

Collection Data

Description
Collection consists of correspondence, research materials, writings, photographs, and printed matter relating to Fleming's work. Topics include the U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction, Jefferson Davis, the Ku Klux Klan, African-Americans, and Louisiana history. Papers contain documents, letters, clippings, notes and photographs pertaining to Fleming's historical writings.
Names
Fleming, Walter L. (Walter Lynwood), 1874-1932 (Creator)
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 1029
Topics
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891
Ku Klux Klan (19th century)
African Americans -- Education
African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Slavery -- United States
France -- Colonies -- America
Louisiana -- History
United States -- History -- 1865-1898
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Historians
Genres
Correspondence
Photographs
writings (documents)
Notes
Biographical/historical: Walter Lynwood Fleming (1874-1932) was professor of history at various universities in the U.S. including West Virginia University, Louisiana State University and Vanderbilt University, in addition to serving as dean of arts and sciences at Louisiana State and director of graduate work at Vanderbilt. He wrote and edited numerous publications.
Acquisition: Gift, Fleming, Mary Boyd, 1935
Physical Description
Extent: 6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11822986
RLIN/OCLC: NYPW93-A229
MSS Unit ID: 1029
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 083b6ea0-c609-012f-a62c-58d385a7bc34
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