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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 2078 Collections and/or Records:

Centennial of the Battle of New Orleans Celebration Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-B-353
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1914-1915

Central Metairie Civic Association records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-961
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1976-1987; Other: Date acquired: 01/07/1996

Cesil Kohlman Levin collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-928
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1883-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1970s; Other: Date acquired: 09/08/1996

C.H. Luzenberg Leave of Absence

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-82
Scope and Contents

Form granting leave of absence for ten days to C.H. Luzenberg, judge of the Criminal District Court , Orleans Parish. Signed by Governor Samuel D. McEnery.

Dates: 1882

Chaffe family collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-318
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1886-1912

Chaillé-Jamison family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-302
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1847-1966

Chalmette Historical Park Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-621
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1942-1957

Charity Hospital inventory

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-214
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1814

Charity Hospital Sickles Fund recommendation report

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-62
Scope and Contents

Paper by Allain Eustis on the urgency and propriety of transferring the "Sickles Fund" to the Chairty Hospital.

Dates: 1890

Charles A. Orleans letter

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-1213
Scope and Contents

Letter from Charles A. Orleans to Col J.B Walton of New Orleans regarding a monument to be erected to the Washington Artillery by the "Memorial Association."

Dates: 1879 August 23

Charles Alexander Nelson papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-130
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1916-1926; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1950

Charles Austin O'Niell papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-309
Scope and Contents This collection contains speeches, drafts, commencement addresses, and personal notes of Charles Austin O'Niell, Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court. The correspondence includes letters between associates on behalf of O'Niell from 1922-1924. The O’Niell collection houses a considerable amount of personal speeches with annotations. O’Niell’s speeches include drafts of addresses to lawyers newly admitted to the bar, commencement addresses at Louisiana high schools and universities,...
Dates: 1908-1949; Other: Majority of material found in 1922-1948

Charles Boromee Dufau certificate

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-877
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1825

Charles Cassedy Bass papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-419
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the correspondence, writings, diplomas, certificates, programs, sympathy notes, clippings, and photographs of Dr. Charles Cassedy Bass (1875-1975). Bass was a professor at Tulane Medical School and later dean (1922-1940). He did research on and promoted the "Bass technique" of preventative dental health care, and there are writings on this topic in the collection. In addition, there are biographies on Bass, as well as writings about him by others. There are also...
Dates: 1899-1975

Charles Clifford Baldwin collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-288
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs of Louisiana soldiers during the Spanish-American War, 1898-1899.  These photographs not only record the participation of individual soldiers from Louisiana, they also show many aspects of the life of American soldiers during the Spanish-American War.  The photographs record camp life, as well as the activities of the soldiers outside of camp.  The photographs outside of the military camp show the duties of soldiers outside of camp, as well as the...
Dates: 1836-1899

Charles Colcock Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-154
Scope and Contents These papers include sermons, books in bound manuscript form, plantation books, estate records, photographs, maps, recipes, genealogy, and published books and pamphlets.  The largest portion of the papers is made up of the correspondence of the several members of the Jones family of Liberty County, Georgia.  These pre-Civil War letters portray the life, work, and beliefs of the Jones family and their relatives, and particularly of Charles Colcock Jones. (Many of the letters collected here...
Dates: 1774-1974; Other: Majority of material found in 1826-1889

Charles de Maurian chess collection

 Collection — Box 1, Box: 2, Oversize Folder: 1
Identifier: LaRC-588
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1855-1890

Charles Duquesnay papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-751
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an account book and promissory notes belonging to Charles Duquesnay.

Dates: 1858-1871

Charles E. Alter papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-28
Scope and Contents The papers consist of business correspondence, some personal correspondence, bills, receipts, leases, legal papers, appraisals, and other fiscal documents of Charles E. Alter of New Orleans. Alter had significant real estate holdings in New Orleans and an interest in several plantations like Skaggs Plantation (later known as Victoria Plantation), Ormond Plantation, Australia Plantation and others. Documents related to Dr. Alter's real estate and court cases over this real estate are included...
Dates: 1826-1904

Charles E. Hunter papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-177
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence and scrapbooks of Charles E. Hunter, a former Rough Rider and prominent Republican politician in the Territory of and later state, Oklahoma. The correspondence deals with Hunter's political and personal affairs, especially his chairmanship of the Oklahoma Republican Central Committee and his clerkship of the Oklahoma Federal District Court. It also includes Rough Rider Association activities, especially the creation of a New York chapter and the...
Dates: 1898-1915; Other: Majority of material found in 1906-1910

Charles Edmond Marc Civil War Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-B-9
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1863-1864

Charles Erasmus Kennon papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-948
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1854-1969; Other: Majority of material found in 1860-1880; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/1997

Charles Etienne Arthur Gayarré papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-426
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1848-1895

Charles Favre d' Aunoy letter

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-495
Scope and Contents

Letter from Chalres Favre d'Aunoy (son of Nicolas Favre d'Aunoy and Francaise Brigitte de Macarty) to his sister, Francoise Brigitte Favre d'Aunoy, dated October 24, 1816.

Dates: 1816

Charles Galcoszy Anthony Vallas memorial

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-1046
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1874-1875

Charles Grandison Gill research papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-133
Scope and Contents

Two course papers written at Tulane for the Ph.D. Degree, "A Short Study of the Anglo-Saxon Poem 'Wanderer'."

Dates: 1887

Charles Harper property title brief

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-311
Scope and Contents

This breif of title traces the ownership of a property in Philadelphia from 1832 to 1847, when the property was purchased by Charles A. Harper.

Dates: 1832-1847; Other: Date acquired: 04/09/1967

Charles J. Lewis tax notice

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-728
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1890

Charles L. Dufour papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-90
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1803-1984; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1979; Other: Date acquired: 12/10/1960

Charles L. Harrod journal

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-923
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Charles L. Harrod's journal that contains copies of letters as well as an account of Christ Church in New Orleans when it was taken over by General Benjamin Butler's military authority in October 1862.

Dates: 1862-1865