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LaRC. Louisiana Research Collection

 Record Group
Identifier: LaRC
Collections of the Louisiana Research Collection at the Special Collections Library, Jones Hall, Tulane University.

Found in 2052 Collections and/or Records:

A. Barg license

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-858
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy, made 1865 September 20, of a document granting permission to A. Barg, by Charles Smith, collector of the First District, State of Louisiana, to carry on the business of a claims agent, located at 33 Exchange Alley, New Orleans.
Dates: 1865

A. J. Mann papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-268
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the collected papers of A.J. Mann, of New Orleans, LA. Included are typed correspondence, including outgoing carbons, post cards, partially printed personal tax documents from 1926 and 1927, statistical charts on cotton production, photographs, periodicals, reports, drafts of columns, telegrams, clippings and other printed items. A.J. Mann's columns respond to the stock market crash of 1929 and its ongoing effects on the cotton trade and the American economy....
Dates: 1917-1952

A. K. Seago & Co. telegraphic code book

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-771
Scope and Contents This collection contains a "Telegraphic Cypher Code" designed to be used in communication with A. > Seago & Co., who were brokers and commission merchants for sugar, molasses, and rice in New Orleans. Also included is a telegram using the code, dated 1893.
Dates: 1890-1893

A. Lockett Agency notebook

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-563
Scope and Contents Notebook containing the policy of A. Lockett Agency, a dealer in engines.
Dates: 1917

A. Matta letter

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-1145
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from A. Matta to Judge P.A. Rost, requesting Rost's address at the St. Charles Hotel so that Matta can visit him.
Dates: Undated

A. S. Norton letter

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-910
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from A. S. Norton, aboard the steamboat Echo on the Ohio River, in which he relates to J. G. Sweringen of St. Louis the efforts ot track down a Mr. Hendricks. The letter describes river travel and financial arrangements of trading boats.
Dates: 1838

A. Watson Chapman papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-896
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of the personal papers of A. Watson Chapman (1906-1972). There are biographical as well as genealogical materials about the Chapman and Watson families. His career as a chemical engineer is documented by work correspondence from Celotex Corporation in addition to Alpha Chi Sigma and other chemistry organization material. Chapman was also involved with the Tulane Board of Visitors, the Round Table Club, Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carré, and the Tulane Alumni...
Dates: 1921-1972

A.A. Baldwin correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-244
Scope and Contents Two letters from A.A. Baldwin in Brasher, New York, who was editor and publisher of Baldwins Textile Designer, to James H. Dunn, about special machinery for looms.
Dates: 1889

Aaron Burr Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-1220
Scope and Contents Invitation to dinner from Aaron Burr to Col. Mannus Willett and a paper from Gen. Wilkinson concerning Burr's conspiracy and the handling of this information.
Dates: 1800-1811

A.B. Paterson papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-908
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of A.B. Paterson's photographs, newspaper clippings, memorial material, a photograph album, awards, and scrapbooks. Paterson was one of the founders of the International House, a member of Young Men's Business Club of New Orleans, and active with the New Orleans Area Council Boy Scouts of America, Louisiana State Board of Industry and Commerce, and New Orleans Aviation Board.
Dates: 1908-1958; Other: Date acquired: 09/08/1988

Abbe Eugene Fraering composition

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-850
Scope and Contents This collection contains two manuscripts compositions be Abbe Fraering: "Vide Thoma," dedicated to the choir of St. Thomas Church, Paionte a la Hache, Plaquemines Parish, LA; and "Regina Coeli," dedicated to A. B. Langlois, pastor of St. Thomas Church. The documents are bound in linen with gold stamping by Francis Stanislas Caro.
Dates: Undated

Abner Phelps diaries

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1064
Scope and Contents This collection contains four diaries from Abner Phelps. Phelps was a clerk of the city court for Lafayette, a suburb of New Orleans that was annexed in 1852. Phelps' diaries contain brief accounts of his daily life, and typical entries include his activities, moods, and the weather. The diaries cover the years from 1837-1849. Phelps frequently mentioned the diseases that famously plagued New Orleans, discussing yellow fever deaths in 1843 and 1846, and cholera in 1848. In May 1846, Phelps...
Dates: 1837-1849

Abraham Arsenaux mortgage document

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-241
Scope and Contents To obtain a mortgage from Bank de l'Association Consolidée des Cultivateurs de la Louisiana, Abraham Arsenaux offers for collateral a peice of land on the Mississippi River in St. James Parish next to land owned by Jeanne Baptiste Chaisson and 34 slaves. The document contains a title abstract of the land and lists the slaves belonging to him and those belonging to his wife, Carmélite Conille (widow of François Huget).
Dates: 1820

Abraham Bell and Company records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-951
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, a bond of indemnity, financial records, passenger lists, Arkansas land patents, invoices for cotton bales and legal documents produced by Abraham Bell and Company. The Quaker shipping company, based in New York City, was involved in importing and exporting a variety of commodities, but cotton was its mainstay. During the potato famine of the 1840s, the company transported immigrants from Ireland to the United States, some of whose names are registered on...
Dates: 1790s-1880s

Abraham Louis Metz papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-34
Scope and Contents Formal record of the Masonic Order advancing Abraham Louis Metz of the Grand Mason of Lodge, Louisiana, an essay concerning Metz's trip to Vicksburg in 1903 to conduct a water study, and a pamphlet authored by Metz concerning the Jerusalem Temple, AAONMS.
Dates: 1904-1918; Other: Date acquired: 04/10/1984

Abram Joseph Ryan Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-B-312
Scope and Contents Scrapbook made for the UDC Louisiana Division about the preparation and erection of the monument to the Confederate poet-priest, Rev. Abram Joseph Ryan, a Vincentian. Contains poems, programs, reports, letters, addresses, comic book, news clips, pictures, photos, Confederate currency and blue print.
Dates: 1950

Acadian History paper

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-60
Scope and Contents Paper contains the second part of a history of the Acadians, their character, way of life, customs, and the persecutions they endured in Nova Scotia. Written by an unknown author in French.
Dates: Undated

Accomack County land causes and wills

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-714
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of mimeographed volumes abstracting land causes and wills from Accomack County, Virginia. The volumes were compiled by Stratton Nottingham and published in 1931. Nottingham was a Virginia genealogist who specialized in the Eastern Shore section of Virginia.
Dates: 1663-1826

Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-B-283
Scope and Contents An account book in German of a steamboat traveling on the Ohio River and Mississippi between St. Louis and Cincinatti with account of sales, purchases, wages fares and receipts.
Dates: 1848-1851

Acklen family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-86
Scope and Contents The collection consists chiefly of copies of documents and letters from the Louisiana Land Office, covering the granting, surveying, seeling, mortgaging, and other topics, of land in West Feliciana Parish, Greensburg district, and around the Lake of the Cross. The documents pertain to tracts of land purchased by Joseph A.S. Acklen in the 1850s and trace the history of the various titles. There are also maps showing property and personal letters.
Dates: 1804-1889; Other: Majority of material found in 1825-1828; Other: Date acquired: 06/06/1961

ACLU of Louisiana records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-661
Scope and Contents This collection contains records from the ACLU of Louisiana. These records include financial records, court case files, personal correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, case research, and newsletters. The ACLU of Louisiana was founded in 1956 as a state affiliate of the national ACLU.
Dates: 1954-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-1980 & 1997-2010

Adeline Sugar Factory Company records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-174
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, contracts, land documents, leases, legal documents, cancelled checks, promissory notes, income tax forms, account records, bills, and receipts of the Adeline Sugar Factory Company and the firm of Sims and Giles, which operated the company store. Much of the material dating after 1932 concerns the personal and business affairs of William F. Giles, administrator of the plant. The correspondence is primarily between W. S. Pardonner, Secretary and Manager...
Dates: 1880-1965; Other: Majority of material found in 1892-1932

Adella Angella Brunet Brown school papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-605
Scope and Contents The collection consists of printed invitations, photographs, certificates, diplomas, commencement programs and other school memorabilia from Newcomb College and McDonogh High School No. 3 in New Orleans.

Biographical Note: Adella Angella Brunet Brown, also called Mrs. William H. Brown, was deemed a distinguished graduate of McDonogh High School No. 3 in New Orleans in 1900; she attended Sophie Newcomb Memorial College (B.A., 1904 and M.A., 1924).
Dates: 1900-1929

Adkison family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-402
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Edith Susan Adkison and Susan Adkison of Gallipolis Ferry, West Virginia.
Dates: 1917-1918; Other: Date acquired: 07/11/1971

Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-267
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, poems, articles, drawings, photographs, maps and other documents pertaining to Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette.  Original manuscripts, as well as photocopies and typed transcripts of text are included.  Also includes papers of his biographer, Dagmar Renshaw LeBreton.Biographical Note: Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette, an ecclesiastic of the Roman Catholic Church, was of European and American parentage; his father, Dominique Rouquette, was French, and his...
Dates: 1842-1942; Other: Majority of material found in 1850-1890

Agricultural Production Census of Louisiana

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-731
Scope and Contents This collection contains a census of the counties of Louisiana according to agricultural production. The date is not given, but it is known that the census was taken just before Red River, Vernon, and Webster became colonies.
Dates: Undated

A.G.T. Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-912
Scope and Contents A.G.T. (Andrew Given Tobias) Moore was active in the forestry and lumber industries while also a forest conservationist. He wrote articles and papers on land utilization in addition to giving speeches throughout the United States. Moore was on the Board of Trade, New Orleans and Gainesville, Florida; traffic manager of Southern Pine Association, New Orleans; and director of the Southeast and Southwest Shippers Regional Advisory Board. The collection includes biographical material,...
Dates: 1913-1970; Other: Majority of material found in 1920s-1950s; Other: Date acquired: 11/08/1981

Alan Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1104
Scope and Contents The Alan Robinson papers contain materials related to Alan Robinson's life as LGBTQ and AIDS activist. It contains correspondence, organizational materials, newsletters, research, and political and medical resources related to the following organizations: Louisiana Lesbian and Gay Political Action Caucus (LAGPAC), Orleans Parish Democratic Executive Committee (OPDEC), New Orleans AIDS Task Force (NO/AIDS), and the Gay Rights National Lobby. Other materials include some personal correspondence,...
Dates: 1969-1997

Albert Camus manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-964
Scope and Contents This collection contains a first draft, with revisions, of the first version of a chapter from Actuelles I ("un nouveau contract social").
Dates: Undated

Albert Caruthers Phelps papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-447
Scope and Contents The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, notes, newspapers clippings, sketches, political cartoons, drawings, paintings, and writings that reflect Albert Caruthers Phelps' career as a journalist. He was an editorial writer for the New Orleans Item, New Orleans Picayune, and the Times-Democrat. He also published his political cartoons and the collection includes both printed cartoons and original sketches. In addition to articles in leading national magazines and newspapers, he...
Dates: 1802-1912