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Owen, Allison., Sr., 1869-1951


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Allison Owen manuscript

Identifier: LaRC-960
Scope and Contents

The collection contains pages of the Allison Owen's unpublished manuscript, How We Came Here. Written during the 1930s, Owen wrote the fictive piece using his family's genealogy as its basis.

Dates: 1930s

Allison Owen papers

Identifier: LaRC-677
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the papers of Allison Owen, New Orleans architect, as well as material related to the Washington Artillery. Owen commanded the Washington Artillery on the Mexican border in 1916 and the 141st Field Artillery in France, 1918-1919. Owen's papers include correspondence, architectural material with plans and photographs of buildings he designed, a biography, and Owen family genealogical material. Washington Artillery material includes minutes, membership lists, muster...
Dates: 1804-1972

Allison Owen, Sr. Drawings Collection

Identifier: SEAA-107
Scope and Contents

This collection of original drawings, by New Orleans architect Allison Owen, Sr. (1869-1951), mostly includes charcoal sketches made while studying at Tulane University in the late 1880s. Sketches are mostly of plaster casts of classical statuary and architectural fragments. There are also two watercolor drawings of designs for the Confederate Memorial Hall on Camp Street in New Orleans.

Dates: 1880s–1890s

Diboll and Owen, Limited Office Records

Identifier: SEAA-134
Scope and Contents This collection of records, from New Orleans architects Diboll and Owen, Limited (Collins Cere Diboll, Sr., 1869-1936; Allison Owen, Sr., 1869-1951), includes a few original tracings and blueprints for project drawings featuring New Orleans buildings. Drawings for the former New Orleans Public Library at Lee Circle, Milne Boys Home, Orleans Parish Criminal Courts Building, and First Methodist Church are maintained. Plans for the Calliope and Lafitte public housing projects were produced in...
Dates: 1906–1972

Society of Colonial Wars, Louisiana Chapter records

Identifier: LaRC-799
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of correspondence about the founding and recruiting of members of the Louisiana Chapter of the Society of Colonial Wars (1924-1935). The main correspondents are Collins Cerré Diboll and Allison Owen. There are also applications to Louisiana Chapter of the Society, yearbooks, rosters, reports, membership lists and registers from other state chapters of the Society. In additions, there are reports, minutes, a constitution and bylaws, yearbooks, and stationery from the...
Dates: 1916-1960; Other: Majority of material found within 1924-1928

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Architects -- Louisiana -- New Orleans 2
Architecture -- Louisiana -- New Orleans 2
Rosters 2
Administrative records 1
Architecture -- United States -- 20th century 1