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Lula Ameen Papers

Identifier: MS-00113

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs, slides, letters, cards, invitations, sketches, books, lists, clippings, wood prints, ephemera, and one scrapbook relating to the career and personal life of Lula Ameen. These include materials relating to her career as an art teacher and professor, her personal artwork, her travels, and her family and friends.


  • 1898-1993


Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Physical rights are retained by Nicholls State University. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical Note

Lula Ameen (1921-1992) was born in Raceland, Louisiana. She was the daughter of Said Ameen (originally of Lebanon) and Mary Edward Ameen. She graduated from Raceland High School in 1938 as her class salutatorian and went on to earn her B.A. (1970) and M.A. (1972) from Nicholls State University. While earning her degrees, she taught art at Raceland High School and Raceland Junior High. She taught art at Nicholls State University from 1972 to 1989, retiring as an associate professor in 1989. The art gallery in Talbot Hall on the Nicholls State University campus was named in memory of Ameen in 1993.


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Sensitive Materials Statement

This collection may contain material(s) with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which Ellender Memorial Library and Nicholls State University assume no responsibility.
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Repository Details

Part of the Nicholls State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Ellender Memorial Library
Nicholls State University
906 E 1st St.
Thibodaux Louisiana 70310 USA