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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 2052 Collections and/or Records:

Benjamin Morgan Palmer papers

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

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

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

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

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 Lemann lottery ticket 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; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1977

Bernard Lemann papers

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

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

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

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; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1981

Berthelot family papers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1977

Blandford Church essay

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; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/1963

Blaney letter

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

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

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

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

Bonneron, John A. letter

Identifier: LaRC-M-639
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from Jn. A. Bonneron, San Francisco, dated September 20 1855, to J. Ducasting & Co., Bordeaux France, concerning the statuss of the Company's business in San Francisco. The letter is written in French.
Dates: 1855; Other: Date acquired: 01/05/1963

Book of Formulas

Identifier: LaRC-B-086
Scope and Contents A book of formulas in French by Chuard Marcelin.
Dates: Undated

Boston Club of New Orleans records

Identifier: LaRC-214
Scope and Contents The Boston Club was founded 1841, and was named not for the city of Boston, but for a card game.  Its members were leading business gentlemen of New Orleans.  Its first quarters were on Royal Street, and moved several times to different locations in downtown New Orleans. The collection consists of handwritten and typed correspondence, financial records, minutes, charters, bylaws, histories, annual reports, photographs, invitations with stamped and postmarked envelopes, printed programs for...
Dates: 1870-1966

Boston Massacre Account

Identifier: LaRC-B-148
Scope and Contents A copy of a contemporary newspaper account of the Boston Massacre.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Botanical Society of New Orleans papers

Identifier: LaRC-M-145
Scope and Contents General plan for the proposed Arboretum for the New Orleans City Park and two copies of the "Arboretum Bulletin" issued by the Arboretum Board (1937) and distributed widely to publicize the need and value of a local arboretum and to interest possible donors.
Dates: 1935-1937