LaRC. Louisiana Research Collection
Found in 2078 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists of programs, scrapbooks, clippings, cast lists, photographs, illustrations, correspondence, personal items, invitations, a manuscript score of Aida, playbills, and reviews pertaining to New Orleans musical and theatrical performances between 1843 and 1990. There are also music programs from places outside of New Orleans.
The collection consists of personal correspondence of Albert Wicker, an African American educator in New Orleans, who served as principal of the Bienville Public School in New Orleans. Also included are receipts for payments to various benevolent societies including the St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church and Société des Jeunes Amis as well as the publication, The Negro National Educational Congress: By Laws and Constitution.
Letter dated July 27, 1938 from A.M. Kroneberger in New York City to Louis Kroneberger also in New York City concerning the immigration status of Kurt Treidel who came from Stuttgart, Germany to the United States.
Papers pertaining to Alex Comfort's enlistment in he United States Army during the Spanish- American War. There is included a printed souvenir book containing photographs of the various companies and officers of the Second Regiment Louisiana Volunteer Infantry and the Regiment Band.
This collection contains mostly personal papers of Alexander Dmitry, 1805-1883, including his letters to his family and letters from others. Also, papers he wrote and a long article about him in the Country Visitor, 1879. Of interest are the Civil War statements about his son's wounds at the Battle of Shiloh and his letters of affection and advice to his wife and children.
This collection contains a fragment from an unidentified book. The fragment includs a letter from Alexander H. Stephens, dated Crawfordville, GA, May 9 1855, to Judge Thomas W. Thomas, on the subject of Know-Nothingism; and a copy of the speech Stephens made at the Augusta, GA City Hall on the occasion of his announcing himself a candidate for re-election to Congress in 1855.
This collection contains a document detailing the sale of land in Bolivar County, Mississippi, by Alexander Hamilton Polk to Frances Anne Deveraux, resident of New Orleans and wife of Reverend Leonidas Polk. The land sale is dated July 23 1855.
The collection consists of two sets of facsimilies of letters dated 1856-1860 written by Alexander P. Farnsley of Fernlea, Kentucky to Mary Elizabeth Thurman whom Farnsley later married. The facsimilies, produced by the Lost Cause Press, were made in 1962 on the occasion of the marriages of the two great granddaughters of Alexander P. Farnsley and Mary Elizabeth Thurman. Included is a reprint of an article by Sally Farnsley on the Farnsley letters.
This collection contains a manuscripts written by Pvt. Alexander B. Knowles from Louisiana describing his and others Civil War experiences in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee, including Shiloh, Port Hudson, Vicksburg, Edwards Station, Champion Hill, Chickamauga, and Franklin.
This collection contains a letter from Alexander Walker, New Orleans, to Benson John Lossing. The letter discusses a plan for revision of his book, Jackson and New Orleans. Requests Lossing to make stylistic and organizational changes he may believe appropriate for the new edition.
This collection contains a letter from Alred de Vigny to Philippe Busoni, inviting his friend to visit him on evening and adding that he hardly ever goes out now and usually works in the evenings.
This collection contains a journal describing work on a railroad survey in Central America for the British Honduras and Guatemala Railroad. Includes description of the terrain and workers' names and wages. Alfred Pierson was manager of the project. First two pages of diary recount the voyage from New Orleans to Belize.
Collection of envelopes, postal covers, and postal stamps which document the history of postal aviation and air mail.
This collection consists primarily of Antebellum and Civil War letters collected by donor Al Lippman. The letters were primarily written by Union soldiers in the south to their families in the north. The letters describe news of skirmishes and fighting, daily camp life, illness and disease, slavery and opinions and observations about their experiences. Many of the letters were written by soldiers stationed in Louisiana. The collection also contains 41 Civil War postal covers.
This collection consists of original and transcribed business correspondence, photographs, and a published monograph, titled Forebears Fareing, by Otis Dunbar Richardson, which includes biographical information about the extended Richardson family history. Business letters in the collection deal with sale of land and property, timber production, and personnel and racial issues, including mention of the Ku Klux Klan.
The collection consists of manuscripts of Alice Walworth Graham's Lost River, The Natchez Woman, The Vows of the Peacock, Shield of Honor, galley proofs of Shield of Honor, and incomplete manuscripts of Dark Earth, Deep River.
The collection consists of Elise Allain Swigart's genealogical research in addition to original documents, including a scrapbook, photographs, articles, programs, a marriage contract, baptismal records, death notices, wills, promissory notes, land claims, and correspondence. The scrapbook (1882-1968) consists of genealogical material as well as newspaper clippings on Louisiana history and people.