Joseph G. Tregle, Jr. COLLECTION
Earl K. Long Library
Series, Subseries, and Descriptions
Size: 8.5 linear feet
Inclusive dates: 1948-1979
Bulk dates: 1960-1978
Summary: Personal and academic papers of Joseph G. Tregle, Jr. (1919-2005), a founding faculty member of Louisiana State University in New Orleans (now the University of New Orleans). Includes correspondence with representatives of universities, civic organizations, and professional associations; memoranda to and from departments of the University of New Orleans; clippings; articles; journals; book reviews; speeches; mementoes; and photographs.
collections: Archives of the University of New Orleans (Mss 159)
Source: Gift, May 1979
Access: No restrictions
rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library,
G. Tregle, Jr. Collection, Earl K. Long Library,
Joseph G. Tregle, Jr. was born in
During Dr. Tregle’s years at Loyola,
he was regarded by many students and alumni as “the best professor they ever
had.” When he accepted an invitation in
1958 to help create the
Dr. Tregle was a former president of
the Louisiana Historical Association and the Louisiana Historical Society and
editor of the Louisiana Historical
Quarterly. He wrote a biography of
“Joseph Tregle Jr.,
Tregle, Joseph G., Jr. Interview, 1979.
List of Series and Subseries
Series II. Papers Authored by Dr. Tregle
Subseries I.1 Article Typescripts
Subseries I.2 Book Review Typescripts
Subseries I.3 Miscellaneous Typescripts
Subseries I.4 Speech Typescripts
Series III. Photographs
Series IV. Printed Materials
Subseries IV.1 Clippings
Subseries IV.2 Government Publications
Subseries IV.3 Handbill
Subseries IV.4 Pamphlets
Subseries IV.5 Programs
Subseries IV.6 Serial Publications
V. Subject Files
VI. Tape Recordings
internal memoranda of the
132-1 [1946-1958] n.d.,
Series II. Papers Authored by Dr. Tregle
Subseries II.1. Article Typescripts
132-10 “Books, Libraries,
and Civilization.” “The Myth of Early
National Political Purity: Corruption in Jacksonian
“Observations on Comments of Various Deans of the
“Observations on Memorandum by Daniel Borth to President
“The Antebellum Sugar Bowl.”
“The Political Apprenticeship of John Slidell.”
“Some Thoughts [about LSUNO] Fifteen Years Later.” [ca. 1974].
“Wendell’s Hegel, Feurbach, and Wagner’s Ring: A Commentary.”
Subseries II.2. Book Review Typescripts
Davis: Confederate President, by
The Siege of
Robert John Walker: A Politician
Enduring Lincoln, edited by Norman A.
Politics and Punishment: The
History of the
The Urbanization of
The Irish in
Subseries II.3. Miscellaneous Typescripts
132-12 Includes incomplete
drafts of handwritten articles, contracts with the
Subseries II.4. Speech Transcripts
132-13 “Action in Education by
“Holy Cross Commencement Address,”
“The Public Image of the University,” Loyola Kappa Delta Pi,
“Toward Quality Education in
“The Unchanging Times,” Spring Hill Honors Convocation,
Series III. Photographs
132-14 Nine (9) prints of Dr. Tregle, ten (10) group prints (some with identification), and seven (7) snapshots (some with identification).
Series IV. Printed Materials
Subseries IV.1. Clippings
[n.d.] and 1945 –
Subseries IV.2. Government Publications –
132-16 National Historical Publications and Records
Commission Records Program Guidelines and Procedures: Applications and Grants.
National Historical Publications
and Records Commission, 1978 Annual Report.
Supplement to the Federal
Population Census, 1790-1890. National Archives and
Records Service, General Services Administration.
Subseries IV.3. Government Publications -
32-16 Amending the
The Plaquemine Story: A Question
of Law and Order.
Legislative Reappointment Is
Report of the Biennium, 1964-1966.
Subseries IV.4. Handbill
132-17 “The Spirit and Purpose of Huey Long, Shall Never Die.” The McAuley Lectures, 1957. Gerald L. K. Smith, Organizer, Share—Our—Wealth Society, [n.d.]
Subseries IV.5. Pamphlets
132-17 Christian, Marcus Bruce. High Ground. Inscribed by the author.
Fiswick, Marshall W. Sunny Thoughts on the Icy Attitude.
Hofstadter, Richard, William Miller, and Daniel Aaron. Chapter One: “The Discovery of the Europeans.”
History As a Career, to
Undergraduates Choosing a Profession.
Subseries IV.6. Programs
132-18 Programs for lectures and banquets, [n.d.], 1960-1977.
Subseries IV.7. Serial Publications
Includes publishers’ reprints and book reviews by Dr. Tregle. Listed alphabetically by serial title, when known. Materials from unknown sources are listed first.
132-19 Floan, Howard R. “The South in Northern Eyes, 1831 to 1861.” Source not identified.
Taylor, William R. “Cavalier and Yankee: The Old South and American National Character.” Source not identified.
Joseph G. “Political Reinforcement of
Ethnic Dominance on
American Association for State and Local History 11.2 (October 1962). “A Look at Ourselves.” Clement M. Silvestro and Richmond D. Williams.
A.H.A. Newsletter 1.1 (December 1962) – 1.11 (April 1964).
132-20 American Historical Review 72.2 (January 1967). “History in a Self-Governing Culture.” Roy F. Nichols.
The American Scholar 27.3 (Summer 1978). “Reappraisals, James Thurber: The Primitive, the Innocent and the Individual.” Robert H. Elias.
The American Scholar 43.2 (Spring 1974. “History: Experience and the Soul of Time.” Robert H. Elias.
Annals of the
American Studies 5.2 (July 1961) – 7.1 (February 1964).
American Studies Association, Circular letters and
American Studies News (August 1962 - August 1965).
Studies Association of the
The Bulletin (
Bulletin of the
The Business History Review 35.4 (Winter 1961). “J. B. Moussier and the Property Bank of
Central European History 9.1 (March 1976). “Hegel, Feurbach, and Wagner’s Ring.” George G. Windell.
The Cea Critic 24.1 (January 1962).
132-22 For Your Information 16.1 (September 20, 1965 – 1967).
The Historian 11.1 (November 1958). “Napoleon: Patron of Science.” Raymond J. Maras.
The Historian 23.4 ([n.d.]). “Teaching History in the Colleges.” John L. Snell.
History Department News (Fall 1962 – Fall 1964).
132-23 History News 17.4 (February 1962) – 18.12 (October 1963).
132-24 Humanities in the South 23 (Fall 1955) – 24 (Spring 1966).
Journal of the
132-24 Journal of Southern History ([n.d.]). “Andrew Jackson: Symbol for an Age.” John Ward.
Journal of Southern History 31.3 (August 1965). “Jacksonian Democracy and the
Journal of Southern History (August 1959). “The Jacksonian Era, 1828-1845.” Glyndon G. Van Deusen. “The Jacksonian Heritage:
Journal of Southern History 32.4 (November 1966). “The Irish in
Journal of Southern History 29.4 (November 1963). “The Papers of John C. Calhoun.” W. Edwin Hemphill, ed.
Journal of Southern History 26.1 (February 1960). “The Political Apprenticeship of John Slidell.” Joseph G. Tregle.
Journal of Southern History 35.4 (November 1969). “Politics and Reality in an
Journal of Southern History 45.4 (November 1979). “Thomas J. Durant, Utopian Socialism, and the
Failure of Presidential Reconstruction in
Journal of Southern History 44.2 (May 1978). “Tories, Dons, and Rebels: The American
Revolution in British
Journal of Southern History (August 1951). “Travels in
LSU Alumni News (May 1967)
The LSU Researcher 1.1 (October 1965) – 2.1 (October 1966).
29.4 n.s. “The
Midstream (Summer 1961). “The Eichmann Case—Reactions in
Newsletter of the Marine Corps Historical Program 8.1 (Summer 1978). “Father of the Corps?”
News from the German Embassy (August 9, 1962-July 17, 1964).
News Letter of the
132-27 Newsletter, National Conference of Christians and Jews (February, March 1963).
Northwestern University Law Review 52.3 (July-August 1957). “Judicial Enforcement of Desegregation: Its Problems and Limitations.” A. E. Papale.
Regional Action 11.2 (June 1960).
The Review of Politics 23.2 (April 1961). “Shirer’s History of Nazi Germany.” Klaus Epstein.
The Royal Bank of
Southern Biography Series. “Hoke Smith and the Politics of the New South.” Dewey W. Grantham, Jr.
Southwestern Social Science
(March 1964). “Blake McKelvey, The Urbanization of
The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 78.4 (October 1970). “The Causes of Bacon’s Rebellion: Some Suggestions.” Warren M. Billings.
World Book Encyclopedia.
Series V. Subject Files
132-28 American Studies Association of the
Includes correspondence ([n.d.]), program and listings for Seventh and Eighth Annual meetings (1961-1962), announcements (1961-1967).
Includes report to the Committee on Admissions to Membership for Senior Colleges of the Commission on Colleges ([n.d.]).
Includes report of Evaluation Committee on Reaccreditation (November 4-7, 1973), professors’ vitae, schedules, vouchers, and notes ([n.d.], 1973).
Includes vouchers and roster of the visiting accreditation committee (1974).
Bicentennial Reprint Series
Includes publisher’s contract, handwritten notes, photocopy of manuscript of The Manhattaner in New Orleans, and related miscellany.
132-34 Diplomas and Certificates
132-29 Friends of the Cabildo, Inc.
roster of administrative officers and members of the Board, minutes of the Board
of Directors’ meeting of
Includes report of Evaluation Committee visit and summary report forms.
Gatell, Frank Otto
A mimeographed transcript with corrections.
Grant Request for Historical Photographs
made for same on
Inter-American Institute for Cultural Affairs
Includes a copy of the Articles of Incorporation with cover memorandum (August 14, 1961).
Includes financial reports, membership lists, minutes, schedules, miscellany (1958-1979).
address by Honorable Shelby M. Jackson,
Includes minutes and financial statements (1959-1963), biography of Leonard V. Huber, and miscellany.
Includes minutes of the Seminary Advisory Committee (November 17, 1965), reports, and listing of Advisory Committee members.
Southern Historical Association
Includes the article, “The Irksome Duty of Appointment: Jefferson, Jackson and Edward Livingston” ([n.d.]), 2 clippings ([n.d.]), 1 letter ([n.d.]), and a listing of officers and committee chairmen (1935-[n.d.]).
Includes a listing of its faculty for 1971-1972.
Cost of Freedom.” Frederick L. Rath,
Jr. 22nd Annual Meeting of American
Association for State and Local History,
Talent: The Great Investment.” M. J.
Role of the Federal Judiciary.” The
Honorable Frank Volther, Jr. 1962
Considerations of Relations between Church and State.” Rev. Gustave Weigle, S.J.
Spruiole, Dr. Van
a second draft of a proposal concerning
132-30 Joseph Tregle’s Family Papers
Includes miscellaneous personal documents and forms.
One sheet (50 stamps) presented to the Earl K. Long Library by the Louisiana Historical Society.
Sidney Louis Villere
Series VI. Tape Recordings
132-31 Dr. Tregle’s final
Louisiana History course, Spring 1979; Reels 1-12, January 23-
Reel 1 January 23, January 25
Reel 2 January 30, February 1
Reel 3 February 6, February 8
Reel 4 February 13, February 15
Reel 5 February 20, March 1
Reel 6 March 8, March 15
Reel 7(a) March 20
Reel 7(b) March 27
Reel 8 March 29, April 5
Reel 9 April 17, April 19
Reel 10 April 24, April 26
Reel 11 May 1, May 3
Reel 12 May 8
132-32 Book Requests
Includes copies of book orders and request forms. [n.d.], 1963-1967.
Includes policy statement, 1967-1968 faculty salary study, schedules of committee meetings, budget studies (1965-1967).
Includes notes in connection with the Committee for Selection of a Dean, curriculum vitae, the pamphlet An Educator’s Dilemma, Homer L. Hitt. Journal of Higher Education, vol. 36, no. 9 (December 1965). Minutes of faculty meetings (1965-1967), personnel changes, 1964-1965 faculty directory, Honors Program proposal ([n.d.]), “Notes for New Students” (1959-1960).
Committee on Studies
Committee on Grading, Teaching, Enrollment, and Retention of Students
Includes minutes of meetings (1966-1967) and reports.
Includes minutes of meetings for 1967.
Decennial Celebration, 1967
Includes minutes of meetings, reports, a listing of planned student events, and miscellaneous pamphlets.
Includes minutes of meetings (1965-1966), listings, and reports.
Includes material on graduate program in history, forms, and pamphlets on student loans.
Group Insurance Program
of State of
Includes Dr. Tregle’s health insurance claims and forms.
Includes objectives of department, various course proposal changes, a History Majors’ Study Guide, a handout on a major program in history, a detailed study of Historiography, minutes of departmental meetings, teaching schedules, policy memoranda, placement lists, and forms.
Includes personal salary changes, lists of important dates (1966-1967), class schedule (1965-1966), course offerings for 1973-1974, LSUNO minority faculty list (1973), a brief on LSUNO, a policy committee report for 1967, and an article on auditory discrimination learning.
132-33 Dr. Tregle’s Teaching Assignments
Includes rolls for 1966-1968, 1976-1977, 1977-1978, and 1979; specific material pertaining to History 71, and final examinations for History 4504 (Spring 1979, [n.d.]), History 186 ([n.d.]), History 2501 (March 6, 1975), History 2601 ([n.d.]), History 71 (Louisiana history) ([n.d.]). Also includes three student term papers, a 1971 student examination, and class notes.
Printed Serial Material
Computer Information Bulletin 1.1 (January 1966) – 2.1 (September 1967).
News Bulletin 7.1
Newsletter 5.4 (
Includes minutes of meetings for 1965, policy statements, and forms.
Includes statement of policy, pamphlet, and handbills announcing speakers ([n.d.], 1977).
WWNO Radio Station
Includes minutes of same for meetings held during 1970.
Series VIII. Artifacts
132-30 Includes one
plaque commemorating Joseph Tregle, Jr. as president of the Conference of Louisiana
Colleges and Universities, an artifact from the Library staff to Dean Tregle of
Tregle, Joseph G., Jr.