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Quill and ink 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)
Collection Descriptions
Oral Histories
Miscellaneous Manuscripts
Microfilm Collection
Railroad Related Material updated 2017-April
Shreveport Times Photographic Negatives Index

For questions about photocopying material from the collections, please see:
What are the Charges for Copying?

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