Contact SCUA
Burt V Brooks image of young woman
Alton Blackington image of woman with feathered hat
Burt V Brooks image of dog on porch
Alton Blackington image of woman and parrot
Alton Blackington image of young woman
Alton Blackington image of woman selling walnuts
Alton Blackington image of crystal gazer
Alton Blackington image of Cleo the monkey
Burt V Brooks image of farmstead
Burt V Brooks image of family
Burt Brooks image of young woman
Alton Blackington image of cat
SCUA

SCUA

Brock, Eric J.

Eric J. Brock Collection, 1957-1995.

1 box (0.25 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 693

A consulting architectural historian and urban planner based in Shreveport, Louisiana, Eric J. Brock was born in San Francisco, California, but with deep family roots in New York, New England, and the coastal Deep South. The author of sixteen books and several hundred popular and academic journal articles on Louisiana history, Brock is a member of the board and former president of the Oakland Cemetery Preservation Society of Shreveport, a former board member of the Louisiana Preservation Alliance, a member of Save Our Cemeteries of New Orleans, of Friends of New Orleans Cemeteries, and a current or former member of multiple preservation and museum organizations. Brock has a deep interest in cemetery preservation and in the multi-faceted role of cemeteries as archives of architectural, historical, genealogical, and artistic importance and as benchmarks of cultural change and development.

With an emphasis on New Orleans and Shreveport, the Brock collection consists primarily of articles and newsclippings on Jewish and other Louisiana cemeteries.

Subjects

  • Cemeteries--Louisiana
  • Jewish cemeteries--Louisiana

Contributors

  • Brock, Eric J.

Search

  • Collection areas

Browse collections

[ UMass ]