Howe (Laurence Lee) Papers (1930s-1983)

Descriptive Summary

Title
Howe (Laurence Lee) Papers (1930s-1983)
Creator
Howe, Laurence Lee
Extent
5 linear feet
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Repository
University of Louisville

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Laurence Lee Howe, a native of Louisville, was born in 1907. He attended the University of Louisville from 1925 to 1931, earning an A.B. in 1929 and an LL.B. in 1931. He continued his education at the University of Chicago where he earned an M.A. (1938) and a Ph.D. (1941) in history. He returned to the University of Louisville in 1942 where he began teaching in the Department of History, retiring from there thirty years later. Howe was also a member of St. John Presbyterian Church, the Abraham Masonic Lodge 8, the Louisville Rifle and Revolver Club, and the Civil War Roundtable. He was married to Sarah Haley Howe and they had one son.
Scope and Content
This collection reflects Howe's teaching methods in his specialty of ancient history. It includes syllabi, class handouts, student examinations, and term papers. There is also a limited amount of material pertaining to Howe's scholarship including reprints, manuscript copies of articles, and personal correspondence.

Contents of the Collection

Series 1: Political Papers

Newsletters: Point Blank: 1974 Vol. IV, No. 1, 3-4, 6, 11; 1975 Vol. V, No. 2, 5-12; 1976 Vol. VI, No. 1-12; 1977 Vol. VII, No.1-8, 10, 11

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Correspondence: American Party (letters)

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Newspaper Articles: American Party (clippings)

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Political Material, 1935-1972

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Newspaper Clippings about Goldwater

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Published Material about Goldwater

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Essays about Goldwater

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Correspondence about Goldwater

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Series 2: Course Materials

History 105: Tests, Reading List

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History 201: Civilization Syllabus

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History 201: Civilization Syllabus

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History 201: Civilization Exams

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History 202: Civilization Syllabus

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History 202: Civilization Syllabus

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History 202: Civilization Exams

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Philosophy 251: Religions of the World: Exam and Syllabus

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History 301: Ancient Near East and Greece: Exam and Syllabus

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History 342: Ancient Greece Syllabus/Hellenistic Greece & the Roman Republic Syllabus, Exams

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History 302: Hellenistic Greece and the Roman Republic: Syllabus and Exams

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History 303: Roman Empire: Syllabi and Exams

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History 313: Formation of the British Nation: Syllabus

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History 314: Modern Britain and the Empire: Syllabus

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History 341: Ancient Near East and Greece: Syllabus

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History 343: Roman Empire: Exams and Syllabi

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History 344: Roman Empire: Syllabus

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Social Science 461: Aristotle

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History 481: Greek and Roman Political Thought: Bibliography and Exams

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History 620: Ancient Historiography and Historical Method: Syllabus and Exams

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Early Christian Social Thought

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"Stoic and Epicurean Social Thought"

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"Historical Problems"

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"Pliny-Trajan Letters and Questions"

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"Some of the Most Common Abbreviations Found on Roman Coins and Inscriptions"

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"Science, Ethics, and Politics"

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Guidelines for Term Papers in History

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"Why You Should Join a Fraternity"

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Series 3: Manuscripts

A Common Fatherland Corrected Outline Ch. 1 (2nd Revision) Carbon

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A Common Fatherland Ch. 1 (3rd Revision) Ch. 2-7 (2nd Versions) (8 missing) Carbons

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Series 4: Drawings

Three bound volumes: Illustrations of Book I of Xenophon's Anabasis, Greek Art, Lecture notes 1930's University of Chicago

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Six Envelopes: Heraldic & Other Ink Drawings ca. 1938 to ca. 1964

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Eleven Envelopes: Ink Drawings of Ancient Costume (Persian, Greek, Roman, Etc.) ca. 1935 to ca. 1940

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Series 5: Course Work 1930's University of Chicago

"Theories of the State in Ancient China," term paper, History 347, 1937

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History 320, Course at University of Chicago 1939, Germanic States & the Carolingian Empire

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Archeology of the Near East from Alexander to Mohammed Notes, 1940

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Course Notebook, University of Chicago, Seminar with Mr. Larsen

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"Sassanian Statecraft and the Late Roman Empire," term paper, 1939

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History Notes, University of Chicago

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Collection of source material on Sassanian History

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Class notes

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University of Chicago 1937-38

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Series 6: Professional Papers

Research and Course Materials

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"A Faculty-Student Inquiry into the Causes of Campus Disorders"

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History Department Minutes and Reports

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Essay: "Science, Ethics, and Politics: An Attempt at a Critical Re-Examination"

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Newsclippings: Race Relations 1960-1973

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Correspondence General College 1961-1969

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Civil War Round Table 1973-1978

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History 202: Notes (Langer)

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History 105

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History 620

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History Method

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Articles and Books

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Reviews

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Newspapers, etc.

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University of Louisville Correspondence 1970's

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Series 7: Personal Papers and Photos

Abraham Lodge No. 8 160th Anniversary

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Annie L. B. Howe contract

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Guerilla War & Counterinsurgency

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Biographical: "Who's Who" Reports

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John Birch Society 1975

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Presbyterian Church

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Certificates, Diplomas, and Memberships

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(Five Envelopes) Photos No ID (some framed)

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(Seven Envelopes) Photos Identified

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(One Envelope) Family Photos (originally loose inside photo album)

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(Two Envelopes) Howe, Jefferson, Balmforth, Creagh Family Album

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(Three Envelopes) Family Photos From Album

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(Two Folders) Family History 1860-1900

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Correspondence of Frank Howe 1982-83

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Family Photo Album "Christmas Present for Jabez Balmforth from T.L. Jefferson 1877" Note: this item is located in Box 5, which is in Box 4

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Series 8: Firearms

Firearms Correspondence

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Firearms News Clippings

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Firearms Newsletters

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Rifle and Pistol Material, Correspondence, Order Forms 1957-1967

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Political Gun News 1978

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Firearms Legislation 1971

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Firearms Laws 1973

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Firearms Legislation 1974

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Firearms Legislation 1972

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Weekly Bullet & 2nd Amendment Rep. 1977

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Firearms Essays and Notes

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Series 9: Correspondence

Outgoing Correspondence to Frank and Howe Laurence

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Outgoing Correspondence 1930's

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Correspondence 1940's

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Correspondence 1954-1972

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Correspondence 1953-1967

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Correspondence 1968-1970

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Correspondence 1971

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Correspondence 1971-1974

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Correspondence 1975-1982

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Outgoing Correspondence to Frank Howe 1966-1967

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Series 10: Delta Upsilon Fraternity

Newsletters

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Essays

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Reports and Memoranda: Financial, Business, Meeting Minutes

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Correspondence (Two Folders)

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Newsclipping

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Fraternity Memorabilia: Invitations, Handbooks, Decals

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Membership: Membership Directories, Staff Listings, Contact lists

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