The Correspondence Book of Governor William Claiborne

Tara Laver gave a tour of the special collection in the Hill Memorial Library at Louisiana State University. In the Louisiana and… read more

Tara Laver gave a tour of the special collection in the Hill Memorial Library at Louisiana State University. In the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections she showed the correspondence book of Governor William Claiborne and talked about the variety of issues with which he dealt. Governor Claiborne was appointed by President Jefferson and oversaw the Louisiana Territory from 1803 to 1812 before being elected the state’s first governor in 1812.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on November 27-December 2 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Cox Communications local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Location:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Dec 31, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 3, 2012

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  • Dec 31, 2011 | 2:26pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2012 | 8:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Jan 03, 2012 | 6:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
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