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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:

Baron Jeannin paper

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-157
Scope and Contents

Letter from Baron de Sussy in Paris on August 20, 1817 to Bron Jeannin with refererence to a pension for Jeannin's brother and an order for 500 francs. In the margins there is a note from Jeannin to his brother stating that he had answered the letter and asked that the "mandat" be sent directly to him (the brother) to Périgeaux.

Dates: 1817

Baron Marc de Villiers du Terrage papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-58
Scope and Contents

Letters written by Baron Marc de Villiers du Terrage, Parisian born author of Louisiana history (probably to Mr. Beer) concerning the publication of his "The History of the Founding of New Orleans." He also mentions another work "The French Expedition in Texas in 1720-1721." There is a copy of article included. Mostly in French with some English translations.

Dates: 1914-1917

Barrow, A. F. letter

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-636
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the second page of a letter written by Dr. A. F. Barrow concerning the difficulties encountered in obtaining appropriations from the Louisiana Legislature for St. Francisville Sanitarium.

Dates: Undated

Barrow family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-654
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and business papers of the Barrow family and allied families of southern Louisiana. Included are hadnwritten and typed correspondence, financial documents, legal papers, genealogical records, family photographs, papers relating to enslaved African American workers, plantation books, a partially printed New Orleans dray license, a minute book of the New Orleans Medical and Surgical Association, journals, clippings, and other printed items. Families and...
Dates: 1776-1965

Bartlett family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-87
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence between various members of the Bartlett family collected by Mary Bartlett, later named Mary Weller. Letter writers include Samuel, William, Julia, Amanda, and Lucy. This correspondence spans the American Civil War and the Reconstruction Era. Both William and Samuel served in the Union's Cumberland Army during the American Civil War and William suffered injuries causing him to be hospitalized. Their letters from this period document daily life in...
Dates: 1860-1884; Other: Date acquired: 02/11/1967

Baseball Player Cigarette coupons

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-601
Scope and Contents

The collection consiss of small coupon cards found in cigarette packs, with colored pictures of professional baseball players printed on one side, and an ad/or coupon for cigarettes, Mother's Bread--The Perfect Loaf, or the "H Weil Baking Company" on the other side.

Dates: Undated

Bastrop, Baron de Paper

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-608
Scope and Contents This collection contains a certified copy, dated 3 June 1841 and signed by Lewis F. Lamy, Judge of the Parish of Ouachitta, with seal affixed, of a document taken from the Register of William Young Lewis, Notary Public, New Orleans, attesting that Richard R. Keenehad appeared before him on March 19, 1835, and delivered to him a promissory note for $4056.44 made to his order by the Baron de Bastrop, dated 3 March 1806, at six months after date, and a protest dated 6 September 1806, by...
Dates: June 3, 1841; Other: Date acquired: 01/11/1953

Baton Rouge Board of Trade resolution

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-245
Scope and Contents

Official printed copy of a resolution passed by the Baton Rouge Board of Trade on October 19, 1910 to raise $15,000 for a publicity fund to use in advertising the agricultural and industrial resources of the city of Baton Rouge and the Parish of East Baton Rouge. The circular also gives rules for raising money and establishes an proper advertising procedure.

Dates: 1910

Batture Dwellers Association records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-305
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, meeting notices, lists of activities, membership lists and other items related to the Batture Dwellers Association and the eviction controversy. There are materials that pertain to the court actions and hearings, including claim sheets and receipts of the Batture residents, which their lawyers based their case upon. Also included are pamphlets, photographs, newspaper clippings, and two scrapbooks of Batture Dwellers materials (1952-1954) compiled by...
Dates: 1949-1958

Bayou Area Health Center

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-720
Scope and Contents

The collection contains 6 boxes of research papers regarding the New Orleans Area/Bayou River Health System Agency which attempted to coordinate the hospitals and health units operating under government guidelines. An index guide to the boxed materials are found in two Data File Notebooks.

Dates: 1972-1982

B.B. Smith diary

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-1123
Scope and Contents

The manuscript diary covers B.B. Smith's service from 1862 January 1 to 1862 August 2, in Company A, 30th Massachusetts, which was raised by Major General Benjamin Butler, occupied Forts St. Philip and Jackson, and was the first unit to enter New Orleans. Smith wrote detailed comments about the city's occupation. Researchers should note that the inside of the diary is inscribed "Co. A, 2nd Regiment, NED." Smith's first name may have been Bartholomew.

Dates: 1862

Beach, R. L. T. letter

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-637
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter written by R. L. T. Beach, dated July 28 1886, to "My dear Sir," acknowledging the receipt of his letter.

Dates: 1886; Other: Date acquired: 01/03/1968

Beauregard-Barnard letters

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-997
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of nine letters from Captain Barnard and Lt. Pierre G.T. Beauregard of the Army Corps of Engineers to Colin J. McRae concerning the delivery of bricks for the building of Fort Livingston. The fort was located on Grand Terre and was one of the defensive structures guarding the city of New Orleans.

Dates: 1840-1841; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/2004

Beauregard check

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-1119
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a check for $200 signed by Beauregard, February 3 1880, drawn on Mutual National Bank, New Orleans.

Dates: 1880

Becnel and Armant families papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-296
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Civil War correspondence, military commissions, marriage and baptismal certificates, financial records, and genealogical materials of the Becnel, Armant, Fuselier, Haydel, Himel, and Cantrelle families. Much of the material focuses on Lézin Becnel, who was captain in the Confederate Army and a member of the 30th Regiment Louisiana Volunteers. Included in the collection is his correspondence with wife Amélia Armant Becnel, his diary, his autograph book from his time...
Dates: 1849-1881

Behan family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-78
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, portraits, newspaper clippings, and other records of the Behan family, who lived and operated a sugar plantation in New Orleans during and after the Civil War. Included in the collection are many letters written during the Civil War by William J. Behan of the Washington Artillery and Charles Isaac Behan of the Orleans Company Cadets to their father John Holland Behan; they include descriptions of some significant Civil War battles, including Manassas...
Dates: 1857-1950

Belair Company Payroll

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-B-7
Scope and Contents

Monthly payroll of workers for the Belair Company of Plaquemines Parish, a sugar plantation. It gives daily wages and job descriptions. Jobs include: sugar sacking, cane loading, house time, ditch cleaning, wood cording, cooking, "rem cleaning," "rem cutting," grinding and house repairs.

Dates: 1908-1911

Belgium Consulate papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-681
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a passport of the Consul of Belgium to New Orleans. Edouard Mallard was Consul at the time this passport form was used. It has the name of Jose Tanel on it, but no further information is given.

Dates: Undated

Bell of Independence Pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-216
Scope and Contents

Pamphlet called "The Bell of Independence. The City of Philadelphia to the City of New Orleans: Greeting." published in 1885. It contains copies of correspondence between the governments of the two cities for the lending of the Bell of Independence in Independence Hall, Philadelphia, for the opening of the New Orleans Exposition, a short history of the bell, a drawing of the railroad car that carried the Bell to New Orleans, and an account of the bell's arrival to the city of New Orleans.

Dates: 1885

Bellanger's Institution Statement

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-B-56
Scope and Contents

Statement to M. Deveron concerning his son's scholastic standing as well as a bill for tuition and supplies for the period.

Dates: 1842

Bellile, Captain Don Francisco Legal Case

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-625
Scope and Contents

This collection contains court proceeding against Bernardo, Cipion, carlos, and Francisco, for having wished to poison Bellile and his overseer, Augustin.The group was exposed by another slave and the poison found in Carlos' cabin. There is detailed testimony on the quality of poison, on plantation life, and on slave conditions. Also mentions birthplace and languages spoken by slaves.

Dates: 1773

Ben J. Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-865
Scope and Contents

This collection contains business related documents of Ben J. Williams. Specifically, these business papers are related to Williams' activities in Pape, Williams and company, the Southern Cotton Shippers Association, the American Cotton Shippers Association (of which Williams was vice-president and later president), the public belt railroad commission, and the Byrd for president movement of 1944.

Dates: 1918-1956; Other: Date acquired: 02/12/1982

Ben Lucien and Alice Caddy Burman papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-529
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, articles, book drafts, scrapbooks, photographs, and sketches documenting the lives and work of this Southern husband and wife, who collaborated as novelist and artist. There are also awards, notes, biographical material, photographs, contracts, and audio recordings.

Dates: 1927-1984

Benedict family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-461
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers of Benedict family members in the United States, from the early nineteenth century until the late twentieth century.  Included are school and personal papers, correspondence, home recipes and remedies, land ownership papers, photographs, certificates and diplomas including an 1879 pharmacy diploma from the University of Louisiana, an 1890 Tulane Law School commencement program, invitations, financial papers, clippings, maps, a small painting on wood,...
Dates: 1804-1974; Other: Majority of material found in 1855-1917

Benefit concert program

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-521
Scope and Contents

Program for concert benefiting Chinchuba's Charitable Deaf- Mute Institution at L'Union Française Hall on Friday, January 27, 1893. The concert was performed by the Leading Artists of the French Opera Troupe.

Dates: 1893

Benjamin Bernard Weinstein papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-885
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal papers of Benjamin Bernard Weinstein, including biographical material, correspondence, typescripts of medical writings and other records of medical societies with which Weinstein was affiliated. Also included are newspaper clippings, bookplates, and photographs.

Dates: 1927-1984

Benjamin Couvertie Receipt Book

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-B-298
Scope and Contents

A receipt book of Benjamin Couvertie, a dry goods merchant at 45 Ursulines Street. Most of entries note only the amount received with the signature of the recipient.

Dates: 1871-1878

Benjamin Farar papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-65
Scope and Contents The collection consists correspondence to and from Benjamin Farar. Many of the letters are from New Orleans, from Farar's wife, Mary Ellis, and her sister Jane Ellis Rapalje, and his daughters Mary Farar and Anna Farar Mercer, wife of Dr. William N. Mercer. The letters contain information on family matters, comments on local news, relations of balls, races, theatre and other amusements. The letters from Farar are for the most part written from Laurel Hill plantation, near Natchez, and...
Dates: 1773-1826

Benjamin Franklin Jonas note

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-350
Scope and Contents

Autographed note signed by Senator Benjamin Franklin Jonas requesting that the recipient deliver a copy of the Congressional Directory to Jos. A. Rice. Note is dated December 17, 1879.

Dates: 1879

Benjamin Helm Bristow letter

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-920
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter from B. H. Bristow, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, to Messrs. Durant and Horner, attorneys, regarding the claims of John R. Hayes of Red River Parish, LA for 200 bales of cotton he lost in the Civil War. The lettter is dated December 18 1874.

Dates: 1874