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C. B. Broussard Papers, 1934-1991 | WUA University Archives

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Title: C. B. Broussard Papers, 1934-1991Add to your cart.

ID: WUA/06/wua00193

Primary Creator: Broussard, C. B. (1900-1994)

Extent: 1.25 Linear Feet

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection includes correspondence, newsclippings, photographs, and subject files on information relating to St. Louis City government and the St. Louis Urban League.  The material is arranged alphabetically by subject file.

Collection Historical Note

Clobert Bernard Broussard was born in Avery Island, Louisiana, January 23, 1900.  In 1918, he settled in St. Louis.  Broussard received his B.S.L. degree in 1926 and his M.A. degree in 1945, both from Northwestern University.

Broussard was an elementary school principal in St. Louis from 1952 to 1969.  He was involved in the St. Louis Urban League and served as president from 1949 to 1951.  In 1953 and 1955, he was the recipient of St. Louis Urban League Achievement Award.  His other activities included serving as secretary for the St. Louis Charter Board of Freeholders in 1956 and 1957, commissioner for St. Louis City Plan Commission from 1956 to1965, member of the St. Louis Board of Alderman from 1969 to 1975.  Broussard died, in Santa Barbara, California, April 1994.

Administrative Information

Repository: WUA University Archives

Accruals: There are no accruals.

Access Restrictions: Open

Use Restrictions:

Users of the collection must read and agree to abide by the rules and procedures set forth in the Materials Use Policies.

Providing access to materials does not constitute permission to publish or otherwise authorize use. All publication not covered by fair use or other exceptions is restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder, which may or may not be Washington University.

If you wish to publish or license Special Collections materials, please contact Special Collections to inquire about copyright status at (314) 935-5495 or spec@wumail.wustl.edu. (Publish means quotation in whole or in part in seminar or term papers, theses or dissertations, journal articles, monographs, books, digital forms, photographs, images, dramatic presentations, transcriptions, or any other form prepared for a limited or general public.)

Acquisition Method: This material was donated to the University Archives by Valena Broussard Dismukes in November 1994.  [Four books were donated to the Rare Books Department also by Valena Broussard Dismukes in November 1995.  Please see the library catalog to locate these items.]

Preferred Citation: [Item description]. From the [collection title, series, box, folder]. University Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Processing Information: Processed by Leela Pandey in January 2006.

Finding Aid Revision History: This finding aid was entered into Archon by Hannah Barg in August 2012.

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Folder 1: Survey of  Recreational Facilities and Needs for Negroes , 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Urban League, 1937, 1947-1948Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Urban League, September-December 1949Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Urban League, January-August 1949, 1950-1951, 1958Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Visitation Park - repairs, 1969-1970Add to your cart.

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