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Roma Heaney Collection

Identifier: L1984-06

Scope and Content of the Papers

The Roma Heaney Collection consists of a seventeen page paper examining the introduction of industrial work procedures in the southern pine industry during the first two decades of the 20th century, primarily in Louisiana by the Louisiana Long Leaf Lumber Company in its company town of Fisher.


  • 1984


Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Georgia State University is the owner of the physical collection and makes reproductions available for research, subject to the copyright law of the United States and item condition. Georgia State University may or may not own the rights to materials in the collection. It is the researcher's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and obtain permission from the copyright holder before publication, reproduction, or display of the materials beyond what is reasonable under copyright law. Researchers may quote selections from the collection under the fair use provision of copyright law.

Biography of Roma Heaney

Roma Heaney presented at the 1981 Citadel Conference on Southern History in Charlestown, South Carolina. She earned degrees at the University of Glasgow and the University of Pennsylvania, and served as Director of Institutional Research at the University of Michigan-Dearborn from 1986.


0.01 Linear Feet (in 1 folder)

Language of Materials



The Roma Heaney Collection consists of a 17 page paper, "Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow: The Introduction of Industrial Work Discipline in the Southern Pine Region, 1900-1920."

Acquisition Information

Donated by Roma Heaney, 1984.

Processing Information

Processed by Robert Dinwiddie at the file level, 1984. This collection guide was created from a legacy finding aid. The inventory's contents and storage locations of separated materials (if applicable) were not verified at that time.


Roma Heaney:
A Guide to Her Collection at Georgia State University Library
Georgia State University Library
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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