The History Department welcomes gifts to help it provide the best possible education for undergraduates and graduate students even as it contributes to the advance of historical scholarship in many fields.

Opportunities to help include:

The History Department Development Fund–which helps make possible the department’s annual Fleming Lectures in Southern History, lectures by visiting scholars and conferences sponsored by the department, the recruitment of new faculty, and meeting other needs of the department

The Peggy W. Seale Fund–which provides money for graduate student travel

The T. Harry Williams Fellowship for graduate students and the Robert Holtman and Gary Crump funds for scholarships for undergraduate history majors.

Contributions may be made directly on-line by going to the LSU Foundation’s website, by clicking here (to specify that your donation should go to the History Department, find the block labeled “College,” then use the pull-down menu to select Department and type in “History”).

Or checks, made out to the LSU Foundation and marked for the respective funds, may be sent to the departmental chair, at the History Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, or directly to the LSU Foundation.

Individuals wishing to endow a professorship, chair, or make other major gifts should contact the chair or the HSS Team at the LSU Foundation.