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Audubon's "Birds of America" at LSU

Louisiana: The State We're In

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-04-29

Duration: 00:02:30

Subjects: Audubon, John James, 1785-1851 | BIRDS | LSU Libraries | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.)

Contributors:

  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Reporter
  • Barnes, Liz Producer
  • Smyth, Elaine Interviewee

Description

This segment from the April 29, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s visit to Hill Memorial Library at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. Sanford meets with Elaine Smyth, the Head of Special Collections for the LSU Libraries, who shows Sanford the library’s first edition of John James Audubon’s “The Birds of America.” Host: Charlie Whinham