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Archives and Special Collections: The Ellender Papers

About Senator Allen J. Ellender

The Allen J. Ellender Papers

Allen J. Ellender was born in Terrebonne Parish in 1890. He served as a United States Senator for the state of Louisiana from 1937 to 1972, and was President pro tempore of the U.S Senate from 1971-71. His personal papers, comprising nearly 2,000 boxes of material relating to his career in politics and and personal life, are held in the Archives at Nicholls State University. 

 

For a list of all collections at the Nicholls Archives which relate to Senator Ellender, click here.

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