LaRC. Louisiana Research Collection
Found in 2079 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence received by the Louisiana Historical Society relative to the Battle of New Orleans and its centennial celebration. Contains much genealogical information written by descendants of participants in the battle. Also committee material and poem "Chalmette" relating to the official unveiling of the Battlefield Monument.
This collection contains the records of the Central Metairie Civic Association with an emphasis on the building of the Galleria in Metairie. Materials that can be found in this collection include flyers, petitions, maps, plans, bylaws, minutes, contact sheets, correspondence, and other documents related to the association.
This artificial collection brings together official papers of the New Orleans Brandeis Women's Committee as well as the New Orleans Chapter of Hadassah. Materials include by-laws, constitutions, membership lists, correspondence, financial reports, minutes, study group notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, bulletins, a scrapbook, as well as items for fundraising activities. There are also some materials relating to the Jewish Federation of New Orleans.
This collection consists of the business documents of William H. Chaffe, a New Orleans cotton factor. These documents portray various aspects of the cotton trade in New Orleans, including prices, cotton inspection, the business dealings of cotton factors, and the employee records of a cotton factor. The collection also contains documents pertaining to the Woodland Plantation and Stella Plantation and trade of sugar in Louisiana.
Letters, certificates, diplomas, photographs, and scrapbooks of the Chaillé-Jamison Family, including histories of the family compiled by Dr. Chaillé. Also includes records and newspaper clippings detailing Mrs. Stanford Chaillé Jamison's activities with the Orleans Club and Orleans Parish Medical Society, Women's Auxilliary; and candid personal memoirs written by Stanford Chaillé in 1892.
The collection contains correspondence concerning the efforts of the United States Daughters of 1812, Chalmetter Chapter, and the Chalmetter National Historical Park Association, to establish a National park and museum at Chalmette Battlefield, the site of the Battle of New Orleans. There is also a history of the Chalmette Chapter, founded in 1893 as the United States Daughter of 1776-1812.
Inventory and "procès verbal" of papers and documents pertaining and belonging to Charity Hospital in New Orleans submitted by the City Government to members of the new administrative body of the hospital. The list reveals the may mix-ups Louisiana passed through between 1793 and 1813 as it includes documents issued by colonial and territorial officials.
Paper by Allain Eustis on the urgency and propriety of transferring the "Sickles Fund" to the Chairty Hospital.
Collection of holiday cards and letters that from Nelson to a friend In New Orleans. Nelson was at one time the librarian of the Howard Memorial Library.
This collection contains a certificate by the Court of Probates Regoster pf Willa Office that Charles Boromee Dufau was appointed tutor to Francois Viavant, and that he has filed his account for the administration of the vacant estate of the late Louis Auguste Ruscat.
This collection consists of Charles de Maurian’s bibliography of chess volumes, typescripts and handwritten annotations of chess games including tournaments held by the Orleans Chess Club, published journals and pamphlets relating to chess and chess players, bound collections of articles from Leipziger Illustreten Zeitung, and an index and copies of Maurian’s chess columns for the New Orleans Times-Democrat. Some items are in fragile condition.
Two bound volumes of news clippings from New Orleans French newspapers compiled by Charles Edmond Marc. Newspapers include La Renaissance, Louisianaise, Propagateur Catholique, La Courier Français and L'Union.
This collection consists of correspondence of Charles Erasmus Kennon (1839-1878) to his wife, Susan Kent Kennon (1848-1922); his older sister, Elizabeth Almeria Kennon; his mother, Nancy Nelson Kennon; and others. Also included are other documents of the Kennon family of Louisiana as well as poems, a map of the Battle of Shiloh (1862), and special military orders (1865).
The collection contains materials written by or relating to Charles Etienne Arthur Gayarré, a Louisiana historian. There is personal correspondence, manuscripts by Gayarré, genealogical material, a biography of Gayarré, notes on his publications, and personal financial records.
This collection contains a paper published by the Hungarian Academy of Science, Vol. III, No. VIII, Budapest, 1875. Memorial to Anthony Vallas, foreign member, by Charles Galcoszy, corresponding member. Biographical sketch of Vallas, who came to New Orleans in 1853. Read at the general meeting, December 21 1874. Also included is a paper published in Reform, 3rd number, 1875. Addition to Vallas biography by Johannes Hantus, personal friend.
This collection contains a notice to Charles J. Lewis of Oakville that he is delinquent for taxes on "one mule at Jesuits Bend," issued by the Parish of Plaquemines, LA, Sheriff and Tax Collector.
This collection of manuscripts by Charles L. Dufour includes the research notes, original drafts, revisions, final drafts and galley and page proofs of his books "Gentle Tiger," "The Night the War Was Lost," and "Nine Men in Gray." The collection also contains correspondence and notebooks from his trips to Europe.