Hermann Bacher Deutsch papers Edit


LaRC Manuscripts Collection 130


  • 1827-1970 (label)
  • 1920-1970 (Other)
  • Date acquired: 11/30/1969 (Other)


  • 27.00 boxes (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    The Hermann Bacher Deutsch papers consist of the writer and journalist's correspondence, photographs, financial materials, scrapbooks, family papers, Lee Christmas materials, Huey Long materials, and materials on New Orleans cuisine. Also included in the collection are Deutsch's manuscript of the Huey Long Murder Case, Frances Parkinson Keyes' manuscripts of Steamboat Gothic and Blue Camellia, as well as materials from Deutsch's collaboration with Isadore Cohn for the book the Biography of Dr. Rudolph Matas.

  • Arrangement Note

    The collection is arranged by topic and then chronologically as follows: family papers, biographical materials, writings, gourmet materials, published writings, daily diaries (1916-1970), correspondence (1911-1970), photographs, work books (1903-1913), financial papers (1922-1969), Deutsch ledgers and writings of others, Lee Christmas materials, Huey Long material, Frances Parkinson Keyes material, and Rudolph Matas material.  The collection is made up of 27 boxes, 24 volumes, and 3 oversized folders.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Hermann Bacher Deutsch was a journalist with the New Orleans Item for over four decades. He also wrote for the Saturday Evening Post, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Collier's, the Literary Digest, and several books. Deutsch also wrote, in collaboration with Isidore Cohn, the Biography of Dr. Rudolph Matas. The Huey Long Murder Case was written with the permission of Russell Long. He also wrote about the state of Louisiana, with close attention to New Orleans' cuisine.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

  • Source of Acquisition

    Eberhard Deutsch.

  • Method of Acquisition


  • Related Materials

    The papers of Frances Parkinson Keyes (842) contain some business correspondence with Hermann Deutsch, 1944-1968.

  • Other Descriptive Information

    OCLC Number: 727769710

  • Preferred Citation

    Hermann Bacher Deutsch papers, Manuscripts Collection 130, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

  • Processing Information

    Collection processed in 1993 by Helen Burkes