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The Resource Louisiana State University, Barry Cowan ; with a foreword by Dr. William L. Jenkins

Louisiana State University, Barry Cowan ; with a foreword by Dr. William L. Jenkins

Label
Louisiana State University
Title
Louisiana State University
Statement of responsibility
Barry Cowan ; with a foreword by Dr. William L. Jenkins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Louisiana State University began in 1860 as a small, all-male military school near Pineville. The institution survived the Civil War, Reconstruction politics, and budgetary difficulties to become a nationally and internationally recognized leader in research and teaching. A devastating fire destroyed the campus in 1869, and the school moved to Baton Rouge, where it has remained. Successive moves to larger campuses in 1887 and 1925 created greater opportunities in academics, student life, and athletics. Academics began with classical and engineering courses. New majors in the arts, literature, engineering, agriculture, and the sciences evolved, along with research in those fields. Student life changed from military regimentation to coeducation and students' freedom to live off campus and make their own decisions. Intercollegiate athletics began in 1893 with baseball and football games against Tulane, and the LSU Tigers have since won numerous championships. These evolutionary steps all helped to create Louisiana's flagship university
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Cataloging source
LUL
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Campus history series
Label
Louisiana State University, Barry Cowan ; with a foreword by Dr. William L. Jenkins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 127)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9781467110983
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)868837282
Label
Louisiana State University, Barry Cowan ; with a foreword by Dr. William L. Jenkins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 127)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
127 pages
Isbn
9781467110983
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)868837282

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