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American Historical Association, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, Reports.

Academy of Pacific Coast, University of California, Berkeley, California, Publications.

American Catholic Historical Society, 715 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Records.

Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, Rhode Island, Publications.

Maine IIistorical Society, Portland, Maine, Publications.

North Dakota State Historical Society, Bismarck, North Dakota, Bulletin.

Oklahoma Historical Society, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Historia.

Wyoming Historical and Geological Society, Wilkesbarre, Pennsylvania, Proceedings.

Pennsylvania Federation of Historical Societies, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Reports.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Publications.

South Dakota Historical Society, Pierre, South Dakota, Publications.

Vermont Historical Society, Montpelier, Vermont, Publications.

Yale University Library, New Haven, Connecticut, Publications.

Presbyterian IIistorical Society, Witherspoon Building, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Publications.

Philadelphia Numismatic and Antiquarian Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Publications.

Nevada Historical Society, Reports.

National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, District of Columbia, Publication.

American Folk Lore Society, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Publication.

The Record, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Sauk County IIistorical Soociety, Baraboo, Wisconsin, Reports.

Wisconsin Archäological Society, Madison, Wisconsin, Bulletin.

Arkansas Historical Association, Fayetteville, Arkansas, Publications.

University of California Library, Berkeley, California, Publications.

California Historical Survey Commission, Berkeley, California, Reports.

New York State Historical Association, Albany, New York, Historical Society of New Mexico, Santa Fé, New Mexico, Publications.

Historical Society of East and West Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Proceedings.

Harvard University Library, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Register.

State Library of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts, Publications.

Columbia University Library, New York City, Publications. New York Public Library, New York City, Publications.

Eugenic Record Office, Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island, New York, Publications.

Long Island Historical Soociety, Brooklyn, New York, Publications.

Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Publications.

State University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, Register.

Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Publications.

Trinity College Historical Society, North Carolina, Publications.

Rocky Mountain Herald, Denver, Colorado, Publication.
John Crerar Library, Chicago, Reports.
Mississippi Valley Historical Association, Review.
University of Texas, Austin, History Teachers' Bulletin.

Bucks County Historical Society, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Proceedings.

Annual Magazine, Subject Index, 1916.
University of Illinois, Urbana, Studies in the Social Sciences.
Alliance Francaise, Paris, Bulletins.
Latin Quarter News, New Orleans, 1917.

North Carolina Historical Society, James Sprunt, Historical Publications.

John Dymond, Louisiana Planter, 1917 issues.

Professor W. MacNeile Dixon, London, 15 Pamphlets on the World War.

Sir Gilbert Parker, London, 42 Pamphlets on the World War.

Paris Chamber of Commerce, 66 Pamphlets on the World War.

Louisiana Historical Society, Proceedings, Volume 9, and Louisiana Historical Quarterly, Volume 1, No. 1.

ADMINISTRATIVE WORK. The administrative work performed by the Corresponding Secretary has been as follows: Notices sent out announcing meetings.................. 7,850 Envelopes addressed for committees.....

.......... 600

Publications mailed to members and exchanges........

1,725 Communications received and replied to............ 321 Letters sent out in connection with library work......... 62 Letters written announcing election to membership....... Corrections made in addressograph stencils, new addresses 44 Addressograph plates made for new members........... 79

As a supplement to this report is given a list of the officers and the committees of the Society on January 1, 1918, and the Constitution and By-Laws, also a list of the papers published in the proceedings of the Louisiana Historical Society, Volumes 1 to 10, 1895 to 1917. Respectfully submitted,

ROBERT GLENK, Corresponding Secretary and Librarian.


HISTORICAL SOCIETY. MR. GASPAR CUSACHS..............................President Mr. John DYMOND....

.........First Vice-President MR. T. P. THOMPSON......

...... Second Vice-President JUDGE HENRY RENSHAW

.... Third Vice-President MR. W. 0. Hart.......

.. Treasurer Miss GRACE King......

. Recording Secretary MR. BU'SSIERE ROUEN....

. Corresponding Secretary Mrs. HIELOISE H. CRUZAT.

....... Assistant Secretary


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. Gaspar Cusachs, Chairman; John Dymond, T. P. Thompson, Henry Renshaw, William 0. Hart, Miss Grace King, Robert Glenk.

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE. Colonel H. J. de la Vergne, Chairman ; Miss Emma Zacharie, George Koppel.

FINANCE COMMITTEE. Justin F. Denechaud, Chairman ; Henry M. Gill, Sebastian Roy.

WORK AND ARCHIVES COMMITTEE. Gaspar Cusachs, Chairman; Grace King, Robert Glenk, William (). Hart, T. P. Thompson and A. B. Booth.

BIENVILLE MEMORIAL COMMITTEE. Mayor Martin Behrman, Chairman; T. P. Thompson, John Dymond, Miss Grace King, W. 0. Hart; Gaspar Cusachs, ex


THE HOTEL GRUNEWALD. Judge Charles F. Claiborne, Chairman; John Dymond, W. O. Hart, A. B. Booth and Mrs. M. Seebold Molinary.



MEMBERSHIP. Section 1. The members of this Society shall be composed of such persons as are mentioned in the Act of Incorporation by the Legislature of the State, approved April 30th, A. D. 1877, and such other persons of both sexes as may be duly elected.

Section 2. The active members shall be residents of the State, and shall be elected by ballot, or vice versa, as may be deemed expedient at any regular meeting.

Section 3. Honorary members may be either residents or nonresidents, and shall be chosen in the same manner as the active members. A majority of the members present at any regular meeting shall be requisite to elect a member of either class. Five members at any meeting shall constitute a quorum.


OFFICERS. Section 1. The officers of the Society shall be a President, three Vice Presidents, a Treasurer, a Recording Secretary, a Corresponding Secretary and Librarian.

Section 2. All officers of this Society shall be elected annually at a January meeting held on the 8th of January. If the 8th falls on Sunday, the meeting shall be held on Monday.


The standing committees shall be as follows:

An Executive Committee, to consist of the President, Vice Presidents, Treasurer, Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary and three fellows.

A Finance Committee of three members, to be appointed by the President.

A Committee on Work and Archives of six members, including the President and Secretaries.

A Committee on Membership of three members, to be appointed by the President.


TRANSACTIONS. The transactions of the Society shall be published in such form as may be most convenient and practicable, and shall be exchanged with those of other historical societies as far as possible.

ORDER OF BUSINESS. The general order of business at every meeting shall be as follows:

1. Calling the roll of officers and members.
2. Reading of the minutes.
3. Reports of committees.
4. Resolutions.
5. Communications or. essays.
6. Such other business as may be brought up.


FELLOWS. The Executive Committee shall propose and the Society shall elect from its members a number of FELLOWS (this number never to exceed fifty). No members shall be eligible as fellows who have not donated valuable historical matter to the Soociety, or contributed original articles to its publications.

Three of these fellows shall be elected also as members of the Executive Committee.


AMENDMENTS. This Constitution may be amended at any regular meeting by a vote of two-thirds of the active members present. Provided, that notice of the amendment proposed shall have been given in writing and read at a previous regular meeting.


The dues of the Society shall be two dollars a year.

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