Guide to the Collections
The Northwest Louisiana Archives
contains over 1,100 individual collections, including numerous important
historical records and manuscripts relating to the Shreveport area, northwest Louisiana,
and the lower Red River region commonly known as the Ark-La-Tex.
The Archives collects, preserves, and makes available to
researchers the rich and colorful heritage of this
region. Approximately 23,000 linear feet
of records and manuscripts, 800 maps, 200 oral
histories, and over 1.5 million photographs and negatives document the history and
culture of the region from its earliest settlement to the present.
Index (CNI - Cumulative Name Index)
Railroad Related Material updated 2017-April
Shreveport Times Photographic Negatives Index
For questions about photocopying material from the collections, please see:
are the Charges for Copying?