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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:

Benjamin Henry Latrobe papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-584
Scope and Contents

Papers of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, relating to construction of water works in New Orleans. Included are ordinances authorizing construction, statements of accounts of materials and time sheets, and authorization to Louis Gleise to construct water works (May 10, 1810).

Dates: 1807-1832

Benjamin Howard letter

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-888
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter from Benjamin Howard to the Honorable Paul Hamilton, Secretary of the Navy. Howard recommends Charles Bradford of Lexington, Kentucky for a position in the marine corps as a Second Lieutenant.

Dates: 1811

Benjamin Morgan Harrod papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-253
Scope and Contents

The Benjamin Morgan Harrod papers consists primarily of materials about the construction of the Panama Canal, as well as flood control and navigation. Included is correspondence, a minutebook of the Isthian Canal Commission, a speech by Harrod, photographs, reports, and a bound volume.

Dates: 1878-1910

Benjamin Morgan Palmer papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-150
Scope and Contents

Letter from Benjamin Morgan Palmer, New Orleans, to Anna G. Haydon, Louisville acknowledging her note forwarded from Louisville that expressed regrets that Palmer could not furnish her a copy of the pamphlets she requested and mentions the Southern Presbyterian Review, reverses, and the inconveniences poverty. He emphasizes the importance of a "long, eteneral future." Another letter included in the collection is a note to Palmer on his 70th birthday.

Dates: 1874-1888

Bennett Alfred Cerf letter

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-1040
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a note to Leon Wold, New Orleans, from Bennett Cerg, New York, discussing a story they both had read. Cerf was TV host of "What's My Line" and president of Random House.

Dates: 1955

Bennett H. Wall papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-899
Scope and Contents The collection focuses on the period in Bennett H. Wall's career while he was working at Tulane University as a professor and director of the Center for Business History Studies. While at Tulane, he established himself as a major Louisiana historian, serving as president of the Louisiana Historical Association in 1974. The collection contains Tulane University Graduate School minutes, resolutions, correspondence, proposals, as well as other committee materials. In addition, there is...
Dates: 1968-1976

Beranger memoir

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-1080
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a WPA translation of Captain Beranger's reports on his explorations of Louisiana from 1697 to 1722. Contains Indian dictionary.

Dates: 1937-1938

Berdou family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-312
Scope and Contents

The papers are composed of a birth certificate for Jean Berdou, born in the Department of Basses Pyrénées, France (September 3, 1813), letters to the Berdous in Louisiana from relatives in France, a copy of the obituary of Mme Noël Haydel, letters from Henri Berdou, and other papers related to the family.

Dates: 1813-1892; Other: Date acquired: 11/07/1963

Bernard Fellman Tax Receipts

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-806
Scope and Contents

State and City personal property tax receipts for property in New Orleans, mostly of property owned by Bernard Fellman or his widow. Includes receipts of Anna Dreyfous and Isaac Pratt Jr.

Dates: 1880-1905

Bernard Lemann lottery ticket collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-569
Scope and Contents

Collection of papers related to the lottery including tickets, lists of winning numbers, prizes, and important dates. Collection contains papers from Louisiana, Honduras, Mexico, Ireland, and England.

Dates: 1900-1901

Bernard Lemann papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-237
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of academic and personal papers of Tulane Professor of Architecture, Bernard Lemann. Included are correspondence, manuscripts and typescripts of reports, galley proofs, handwritten notes, and other research, photocopies, printed material, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1936-1981

Bernardo de Galvez bibliography

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-542
Scope and Contents

Bibliography of Bernardo de Galvez entitled "Book, Magazine, Newspaper, and Manuscript Articles in the Rosenberg Library, Pertaining to the Life and History of Don Bernardo de Galvez in Louisiana and Mexico."

Dates: 1927-1932

Bernardo D'Hauterive military appointment

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-171
Scope and Contents

Royal Order, issued by Charles IV of Spain to a captain in Louisiana appointing Bernando D'Hauterive as First Lieutenant of the Third Company of the Second Battalian of the Mixed Legion of the Provincial Militia of Mississippi. Order is signed "Yo El Rey" and countersigned by Luis de las Casas of Havana, Juan Ventura Morales of New Orleans, and Gilberto Leaonard of New Orleans. Document is accompanied with an translation.

Dates: 1796

Berthe Amoss papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-808
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of greeting cards, coloring books, preliminary sketches, water color washes, mock-ups, manuscript and typed drafts, paste ups, and publisher's galley proofs of books by Berthe Amoss. Also includes manuscript and typed drafts as well as sketches and water colors of The Mysterious Prowler, text by Joan Lowery Nixon, with illustrations by Amoss. The collection also includes correspondence with publishers.

Dates: 1966-2000

Berthelot family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-543
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, marriage and baptismal certificates, land ownership documents, legal judgments, property inventories, wills, promissory notes, receipts, bills, land sales, newspaper clippings, and genealogical information relating to the Berthelot family. Related families with materials also included are the Champlain, Pézard, and Brisebois Families, all of whom, were early settlers of Quebec, Canada, in the region of Trois Riviéres Saint Genevieve.

Dates: 1673-1889

Bertin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-6
Scope and Contents

Letters of the Bertin family, some of whom resided in New Orleans and others in St. Pierre, Martinique. The letters between various members concern the health and financial difficulties of different family members. The items also include a mortgage covering two female slaves.

Dates: 1846-1851

Bessie Margolin papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1094
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, appellate legal briefs, speeches, photographs, and personal papers and items of Bessie Margolin, government attorney, Supreme Court advocate, and champion of labor rights, including equal pay for women. Margolin was Associate Solicitor of the United States Department of Labor until her retirement in January 1972, after which she taught law and served as a labor arbitrator for the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. The papers are...
Dates: 1929-1996

B.F. French letter

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-98
Scope and Contents

Letter from B.F. French in Lowell to the Honorable Joel Parker. Letter concerns two pamphlets of French's which Parker had requested, one about his opinion on the slavery question.

Dates: 1852

Bienvenu Family Records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-B-125
Scope and Contents

Consists of five items: 1. Chart showing descendants of Pierre Antoine Bienvenu and Marie Martha Devince. 2. Biographical sketch of Pierre Antoine Bienvenu and his sons Aléxandre and Mélicourt. 3. Biographical sketch of Brigadier-General John Philip Goujon de Grondel and his descendents. 4. Will of Aléxandre Devince Bienvenu. 5. Map of Township 10 South, Range 5 East, St. Martin Parish, showing location and ownership of land and property in the area.

Dates: 1805-1850

Blaine Butler papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1078
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and ephemera relating to the life and career of composer Blaine Butler.

Dates: 1896-2014; Majority of material found in 20th century

Blanchard and Williams families papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-109
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of the Blanchard and Williams families of New Orleans, Baltimore, and Washington D.C. The letters deal with the struggle of the Civil Service, the U.S. Pension and Census Bureaus, the Washington political scene, and general family matters from the 1860s to the 1920s. Also included are a group of letters from the Blanchard children at St. Joseph's Academy (1880-1897) and the Williams children at Jefferson College (1916-1918).

Dates: 1867-1961

Blanche Eugenia Jennings reading record

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-283
Scope and Contents

Record kept by Blanche Eugenia Jennings of books she read with summaries, personal comments, and criticisms. Written during or after 1903.

Dates: Undated

Blanche M. Comiskey records of the Louisiana World Exposition

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-981
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, records, and photographs of Blanche M. Comiskey, the Director of Volunteers, Vatican Pavilion at 1984 Louisiana World Exposition. The collection covers general information on the Vatican Pavilion, volunteer orientations, costume designs, volunteer assignments and celebration party.

Dates: 1983-1984; Other: Date acquired: 08/11/2005

Blanche Mysing collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-810
Scope and Contents Blanche Mysing’s collection consists of papers accumulated during her time with the International Hospitality Committee of Tulane University (1960-1976), Friends of Tulane University Library (1983-1988), and Friends of Newcomb College (1986-1988). The majority of these papers are meeting minutes, correspondence, and literature for each organization. The collection also contains old monographs spanning from 1789 to 1891, essays written between 1903 and 1973, and various correspondence from...
Dates: 1789-1991

Blandford Church essay

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-638
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an essay called "The Brick Church, its History and Literature," about the Blandford Church in Virginia.

Dates: Undated

Blaney letter

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-833
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a personal letter from "Emma" is Reading, PA, to Blaney, with news of family and/or friends. The letter mentions Charley Kindrey's visit to New Orleans.

Dates: Undated

Bloomfield Story

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-B-289
Scope and Contents

Typescript sketch of the family of William B. Bloomfield of New Orleans stressing the activities of Bloomfield, his wife Alice Affleck Bloomfield as members and benefactors of the St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church. Written by John S. Land pastor of the church.

Dates: 1966-1979

Board of Underwriters of New Orleans Financial Records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-B-247
Scope and Contents

A ledger and one journal of the Board of Underwriters of New Orleans. The ledger accounts include cash account, various salaries, fire account, river account, patrol wagon account, Babcock engines account, marine account and accounts with various agencies. The journal contains similar information in chronological form.

Dates: 1874-1924

Bob Borsodi papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-979
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts of plays, photographs, newspaper clippings, menus, drawings, poems, flyers, scripts, notes, and receipts that represent Bob Borsodi's life and work. Borsodi operated coffeehouses in Uptown New Orleans and produced numerous poems, plays, and drawings.

Dates: 1960s-2003; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2002

Bobet Brothers records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-774