James Smith Noel Collection

Martha Lawler gave a tour of the James Smith Noel Collection in Noel Memorial Library at the Louisiana State University in… read more

Martha Lawler gave a tour of the James Smith Noel Collection in Noel Memorial Library at the Louisiana State University in Shreveport. James Smith Noel was a Shreveport local who accumulated a private book collection of over 200,000 volumes. She talked about the process of cataloging the collection and showed some of the special books that have been found in it.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Shreveport, Louisiana, on February 6-9 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast 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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James Smith Noel Collection

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Location:
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Mar 3, 2012
Last Aired:
Mar 5, 2012

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  • Mar 03, 2012 | 12:57pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 04, 2012 | 12:19am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 2012 | 6:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
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