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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:

Allison Owen manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-960
Scope and Contents

The collection contains pages of the Allison Owen's unpublished manuscript, How We Came Here. Written during the 1930s, Owen wrote the fictive piece using his family's genealogy as its basis.

Dates: 1930s

Allison Owen papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-677
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the papers of Allison Owen, New Orleans architect, as well as material related to the Washington Artillery. Owen commanded the Washington Artillery on the Mexican border in 1916 and the 141st Field Artillery in France, 1918-1919. Owen's papers include correspondence, architectural material with plans and photographs of buildings he designed, a biography, and Owen family genealogical material. Washington Artillery material includes minutes, membership lists, muster...
Dates: 1804-1972

Alma Baldwin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-983
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal and family papers of Alma Baldwin of New Orleans. Included are handwritten family correspondence, greeting cards, a telegram, school papers, invitations and other items of social ephemera, a piece of black mourning crepe in an envelope marked "Jeff Davis funeral," newspaper clippings and photocopies of newsppaper clippings with information about the deaths of Baldwin's father and grandfather as well as family weddings, and other printed items. It...
Dates: 1889-1917; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2005

Alphonse Peter Laurent letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-434
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1863-1867

Alvin Brizzard collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-694
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1775-1933

Alvin Pike Howard typescript

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-748
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a typescripts of A Resume of Louisiana History by Alvin Pike Howard, privately printed, New Orleans, 1937.

Dates: 1937

Ambert O. Remington papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-89
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of Civil War letters written between Ambert O. Remington and his parents between December 1861 and June 1863. The collection chronicles Remington’s service from his deployment to his death. For the first half of the collection the soldier is stationed in Florida, defending the recently captured Fort Pickens on Santa Rosa Island. Later, Remington’s company redeploys to New Orleans, which at the time was the largest city in the American South. He stays in the area...
Dates: 1861-1863; Other: Date acquired: 06/10/1962

Amelia Alexander papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1087
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1939-1960

Amelia Greenwald papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-797
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence of Amelia Greenwald, when she was a student at Phipps Clinic at Johns Hopkins University, through her time in Warsaw, Poland, establishing a nurses' school in the Jewish Hospital (1923-1926) and while in Palestine in 1932. Also included are nursing certificates, Hadassah materials, photographs from Warsaw and Palestine, biographical articles including a photocopy of her 1966 obituary, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, notes, reports and other printed...
Dates: 1908-1966; Other: Majority of material found within 1913-1933

Amelia Williams letter on Don Juan Almonte

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-37
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1944

American Civil Liberties Union papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-194
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1959

American Indian tribes of the Lower Mississippi Valley paper

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-125
Scope and Contents

Paper describing the customs and dress of Lower Mississippi Valley Native Americans. This paper may have been published in the Bureau of American Ethnology.

Dates: Undated

American Land Measures article

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-27
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Undated; Other: Date acquired: 05/04/1950

American Protective League records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-487
Scope and Contents The American Protective League was active during the time of the United States' involvement in World War I. Its letterhead states that it was "organized with approval and operating under the direction of the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Investigation." Directors of its New Orleans office were Charles Weinberger, Chief, and A.G. Newmyer and M.M. Levy, Deputy Chiefs. This collection consists mainly of circulars, memos and correspondence from the League office calling meetings...
Dates: 1918

Amy Boudreau papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-689
Scope and Contents The collection includes poems by the poet laureate of New Orleans as well as published volumes, Christ Church Cathedral bulletins, brochures, and programs (1956-1977), the Veterans Administration Hospital programs (Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1935-1960), Le Petit Theatre programs (1961-1975), and the Roosevelt Hotel's Roosevelt Review issues (1952-1967), in which many of the poet's works appear. There are also newspaper clippings, records and recordings of music, correspondence (1953-1978),...
Dates: 1934-1978

Amy Howard Wales Bullock papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-48
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1889-1930

Anais Nin letter

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-984
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1964

André and Richard Fourchy logbook

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-366
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1894-1896

André Brousseau papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-465
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1852-1867

Andre Bienvenu Roman signature

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-664
Scope and Contents

This folder contains the bottom half of an official document bearing the signature of A. B. Roman as governor of Louisiana, dated November 24 1842.

Dates: 1842

Andre Brown Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-736
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials that reflect Andre Brown Moore's many different roles in public and private life. There is correspondence and photographs from Moore's time as a Judge Advocate on General Patton's staff. Also included are biographical materials and the papers of other family members. Moore was a member of the Boston Club and active in Mardi Gras, which is represented by correspondence, clippings, and administrative records. Speeches, correspondence, clippings and campaign...
Dates: 1932-1985

André Lafargue papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-552
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1908-1949

Andrea Doria memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-708
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1956

Andres Horcasitas papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1113
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1929 - 1962

Andrew Beirne family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-940
Scope and Contents The collection consists of business papers of Andrew Beirne and his family, including his son, Oliver Beirne, and William Porcher Miles, who married Oliver Beirne's daughter. There are deeds, notes, correspondence, receipts, judgments, indentures, agreements, contracts, and account books that document plantation life while the Beirne family lived in Virginia during Andrew Beirne's time and later when the family moved to Ascension Parish, Louisiana. In addition, there is correspondence of...
Dates: 1801-1893; Other: Date acquired: 12/12/1995

Andrew Chatto letter

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-548
Scope and Contents

Letter to Mr. Bigmore from Andrew Chutto dated July 25, 1892 expressing thanks for a copy of "The Book Buyer" contianing memories of Mrs. Barr.

Dates: 1892

Andrew Hynes papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-32
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1814-1951; Other: Majority of material found in 1814-1815

Andrew Jackson documents

 Collection — Oversize folder M-1240
Identifier: LaRC-M-1240
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1829-1834

Andrew Jackson letters

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-627
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters from Andrew Jackson at the Hermitage to Colonel Maunsell White in New Orleans, 1843 September 29 and 1845 March 27. During the War of 1812, Maunsel White fought alongside Andrew Jackson in the Battle of New Orleans and commanded a battalion of uniformed volunteer soldiers, the Louisiana Blues. White and Jackson became acquainted during their service together and remained close friends and business associates for the rest of their lives. In this letter...
Dates: 1843-1845; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/1959

Andrew Jackson portrait note

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-560
Scope and Contents

Note praising the portrait of Andrew Jackson done by a Mr. Lyon for its great resemblance to Jackson.

Dates: Undated