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Charles F. Heartman Manuscripts of Slavery Collection

The Charles F Heartman Manuscripts of Slavery Collection consists of over 4000 pieces dating from 1724 to 1897, and relate directly to the social, economic, civil, and legal status of enslaved Negroes and Free People of Color in Louisiana an especially in New Orleans. Manuscripts in French, Spanish, and English. learn more...

Arthur P. Bedou Photographs Collection

The Arthur P. Bedou Photographs Collection contains images taken by the leading black photographer of New Orleans in the first half of the twentieth century, including the last pictures taken of Marcus Garvey in the United States and extensive documentation of Booker T. Washington's last speaking tours. learn more...

Xavier University Stamp, Coin, and Medal Collection

The Xavier University Stamp, Coin, and Medal Collection holds National and International treasures collected by former Faculty, Staff, and Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament. Historical International editions of stamps, collected between the 1930s-1950s, include WWII Germany, Vatican City, and Pre-USA Hawaii. learn more...

Xavier University Archives Photographs Collection

The Xavier University Archives Photographs Collection consists of photographs held within the XULA Archives and deals directly with people of African descent in and around New Orleans. Here you will find notable members and institutions of the community, local persons and events, as well as fraternal organziations and local churches. learn more...

Xavier University Photographs Collection

The Xavier University Photographs Collection consists of photographs held within the XULA Archives and deals directly with Students, Faculty, Alumni, and/or History of Xavier University of Louisiana. learn more...

Xavier University Yearbook Collection (in progress)

The Xavier University Yearbook Collection contains current and historical yearbooks from Xavier University of Louisiana, beginning with the 1927 "Spotlight." learn more...                                                                                           

Administrative Office

504.520.7304

Tamera Hanken, Director Email:thanken@xula.edu

Barbara Sanders, Office Manager Email:bsanders@xula.edu

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Collection Resources

504.520.7534

Nancy Hampton, Head Email:nhampton@xula.edu

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Technology/Digital Services

504.520.7663

Kevin Hebert, Head Email:khebert1@xula.edu

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User Services

504.520.1234

Vacant, Coordinator Email:cmojgani@xula.edu

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