LaRC. Louisiana Research Collection
Found in 2078 Collections and/or Records:
This collection is comprised of a letterbook of Alphonse Peter Laurent, dated 1863 to 1867. The majority of the letters were written while Laurent was a prisoner of war during the Civil War. The letters briefly continue when he returned to his family in Havana and resumed his job as a master of ships. Some of the letters were written from New Orleans.
The collection consists primarily of various types of early currency, including Confederate currency as well as currency from different Louisiana cities and towns, banks parishes, railroads and transportation companies, and some other states. In addition, there are checks, bonds, mortgages, promissory notes, receipts, option tickets, lottery tickets, stock certificates, and correspondence.
This collection consists of correspondence, clippings, certificates and awards, scrapbook materials and photos from the personal papers of Amelia Alexander, related to her work with the United Service Organizations and Jewish Welfare Board during World War II.
Typed letter from Amelia Williams, author of Texas History, giving information about the journal of Don Juan Almonte, aid to Santa Anna. Gives excerpts from journal (via The Telegraph and Texas Register) telling of siege of the Alamo.
Papers presented at the May 28, 1959 meeting f the Louisiana Civil Liberties Union in New Orleans. One paper, a speech by Marion A. Wright entitled "Who is a Subversive?" deals primarily with civil rights and race relations. The second paper, an analysis of part one of the Report of the Joint Legislative Committee to Investifate Louisiana State University, as a defense of the American Civil Liberties Union.
Paper describing the customs and dress of Lower Mississippi Valley Native Americans. This paper may have been published in the Bureau of American Ethnology.
Article on American Land Measures, including description of former land measures in Louisiana, the French new system, and a table of foreign linear measures in American inches. Author unknown. Undated.
Papers of Amy Howard Wales Bullock, the poet, author, and playwright. A native of Randolph, Massachusetts, she received B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Boston University. She was poet laureate of the Louisiana Federation of Women's Clubs. She lived in Massachusetts, California, New Mexico, and Louisiana. She was married to Reverend Ernest Bullock, an Episcopal minister.
This collection contains ALS from Anais Nin, New York, to Robert Talmadge, New Orleans, regarding the sale of her manuscripts to the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library. Talmadge was director of the Library at that time. Collection also includes a letter from Talmadge to Nin and a letter from Morris Haviland, Assistant Director of the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, both in response to Nin's letter.
Logbook for the sailing sloop Meteor which was owned by the brothers André and Richard Fourchy, New Orleans Naval Architects and Shipbuilders, and used for pleasure cruises on Lake Pontchartrain and along Mississippi's gulf coast.
André Brousseau owned a business firm in New Orleans that handled carpets, linoleum, matting, and more. This collection contains various documents relating to his business such as orders, receipts, and licenses. The majority of the collections consists of correspondece between Brousseau and his business contacts and clients.
The collection consists of personal papers of André Lafargue, an attorney who supported French culture in New Orleans. Includes minutes of committee meetings of various organizations, certificates, typescripts of articles, speeches, letters, and other writings.
This collection contains items from the second to the last westbound crossing of the Andrea Doria, including a passenger list, five picture postcards of the ship, programs of concerts and movies playing during the voyage, and activities on board the ship for the day June 29 1956.
The collection contains photographs of various trade and diplomatic missions between New Orleans, La. and Monterrey, Mexico, correspondence, Mexican folktales translated into English, and certificates of appreciation from Tulane University, Co-Op Club International of New Orleans, the Mexican government, the municipal government of Monterrey, Mexico, and the municipal government of New Orleans, La.
This collection consists of correspondence of Andrew Hynes while serving with Tennessee troops in the Battle of New Orleans campaign. The correspondence from Nashville mentions business, political and military affairs. Main correspondents represented in the collection include Willie Blount, Thomas Fletcher and William Hynes. Also included are printed orders, broadsides, roster of officers of the Tennessee army and map of the battlefield of the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812.
The collection consists of two official papers signed by President Andrew Jackson. The first is a permit to the brig, Ocean of Philadelphia, to pass without any hindrance (1829), and the second is a promotion of Henry Wilson from Captain to Major (1834).