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SEAA. Southeastern Architectural Archive

 Record Group
Identifier: SEAA

Found in 132 Collections and/or Records:

19th and early 20th cent. Wallpaper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-083
Scope and Contents This collection includes wallpaper dating from the early 19th through the early 20th centuries, particularly a number of French block printed remnants from the early 19th century Jean Zuber et Cie scenic cycle L’Helvetie. These reputedly came from the de la Ronde plantation house in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. There are also examples of late 19th and early 20th century floral papers, and textured papers from the 1920s and 1930s. Handblocked wallpaper remnants are undated, but range from the...
Dates: 1830s–1930

A. Hays Town Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-061
Scope and Contents This collection includes project drawings for academic, civic, religious, residential, and transport buildings, which were taken from Baton Rouge architect A. Hays Town (1903-2001)'s office and predecessor office, Overstreet and Town (Noah Webster Overstreet [b. 1898] of Jackson, Mississippi [partnership active 1931-1939]).
Dates: 1937-1955

AIA New Orleans Chapter Women's Auxiliary Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-108
Scope and Contents This collection of records from the Women’s Auxiliary of the New Orleans Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, founded in 1947 and now defunct, includes meeting minutes, activity announcements, photographs, and other memorabilia. A majority of the records are in relation to the Beaux Arts Ball, an event held annually to raise money to fund a travel scholarship in the Tulane School of Architecture. The auxiliary dissolved in 1988.
Dates: 1947–1987

Albert Bendernagel, Sr. Office Records and Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-138
Scope and Contents This collection of drawings from New Orleans architect Albert Bendernagel, Sr. (1876-1952)'s office, as well as those from partnerships with Emile Weil and John Cazale, includes project drawings, landscape drawings, fantasy architectural drawings, and drawings made during Bendernagel's travels. Projects included educational, religious, and residential commissions, done in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana.
Dates: 1920s–1953

Albert C. Ledner Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-179
Scope and Contents This collection of records, from New Orleans modernist architect and designer Albert Charles Ledner (1924-2017)'s office, includes drawings, correspondence, articles, and photographs featuring residential, commercial, religious, educational, and social projects. Projects were done in New Orleans, throughout Louisiana, and a few other cities across the United States. Records also include industrial design inventions for a thermal gravity pump, a high rise emergency descent apparatus, and a...
Dates: 1940s–2009

Albert Weiblen Marble and Granite Company Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-039
Scope and Contents This collection of records from the Albert Weiblen Marble and Granite Company includes project drawings and contracts for tombs and monuments, professional correspondence, design scrapbooks, tomb decoration samples, and project models.
Dates: 1905–1973

Alexander Hay Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-030
Scope and Contents This collection of records from Alexander Hay's office, as well as records from predecessor offices, includes project drawings, related awards, and related clippings. His commissions include educational, religious, and residential buildings on a local, national, and international scale. Manuscripts and biographical material are also maintained.
Dates: 1875-1937

Allison Owen, Sr. Drawings Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-107
Scope and Contents This collection of original drawings, by New Orleans architect Allison Owen, Sr. (1869-1951), mostly includes charcoal sketches made while studying at Tulane University in the late 1880s. Sketches are mostly of plaster casts of classical statuary and architectural fragments. There are also two watercolor drawings of designs for the Confederate Memorial Hall on Camp Street in New Orleans.
Dates: 1880s–1890s

American Institute of Architects New Orleans Chapter Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-047
Scope and Contents This collection of records from the New Orleans Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA founded 1857; New Orleans Chapter founded 1910) includes membership rosters, correspondence of officers, publications, photographic prints used in the 1959 AIA publication A Guide to Architecture of New Orleans, 1699-1959, by Samuel Wilson, Jr., and negatives of copy photographs used for a 1957 AIA exhibition A Century of Architecture in New Orleans.
Dates: 1926–1980

Andrew M. Lockett, Jr. Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-139
Scope and Contents This collection includes project drawings from the office of New Orleans architect Andrew Moore Lockett, Jr. (1896-1984), active during the mid-20th century. Drawings encompass several landmark New Orleans buildings, including the residence at 5705 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans (known locally as “Tara”) and St. Joseph’s Hall of Philosophy at Notre Dame Seminary on Carrollton Avenue. Projects Lockett completed on his own, as well as those from his partnerships with Tilghman G. Chachere, Jr....
Dates: 1930s–1970s

Andry and Feitel Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-043
Scope and Contents This collection of records from New Orleans architects Andry and Feitel (with Paul Andry, 1868-1946 and Arthur Feitel, 1891-1982)'s office, as well as predecessor offices, includes project drawings and specifications for residential, social, and religious projects in New Orleans, across Louisiana, and throughout the United States. Scant professional correspondence, specifications, and photographs are also maintained.
Dates: 1910–1970

Arthur M. Owen Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-165
Scope and Contents This collection includes eleven sheets of project drawings from Arthur M. Owen, for 1980 alterations to the Orpheum Theater at 129 University Place, New Orleans, Louisiana. Mylar copies of original 1918 Orpheum plans by architect Sam Stone, Jr. are also maintained.
Dates: 1918; 1980

Audubon Park Drawings Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-046
Scope and Contents This collection includes drawings featuring improvements to Audubon Park in New Orleans, Louisiana, including a design by the Olmsted Brothers (from Boston, Massachusetts) for a park pavilion; blueprints for the aviary at the Audubon Park Zoo by Walter Cook Keenan (from New Orleans, La.); and an 1894 map showing Horticultural Hall (built for the 1884 Cotton Centennial Exposition, destroyed in 1915 by a hurricane), and the race track.
Dates: 1894-1948

August Perez and Associates Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-189
Scope and Contents This collection includes project drawings and photographic documentation of commercial, residential, educational, and religious buildings. Projects were done locally within Louisiana and nationally.
Dates: 1940s-1980s

Benson and Riehl Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-044
Scope and Contents This collection of records from New Orleans architects Benson and Riehl (Herbert A. Benson, 1888-1961; George J. Riehl, 1899-1973)'s office, as well as records from predecessor and successor offices, includes drawings, photographs, and presentation renderings for commercial, residential, and social projects in New Orleans, across Louisiana, and throughout the United States.
Dates: 1922–1974

Blattman Sheet Metal Works, Incorporated Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-051
Scope and Contents This collection includes original shop drawings for projects by Blattmann Sheet Metal Works, Inc., New Orleans.
Dates: 1947–1963

Braun New Orleans Fire Insurance Atlases Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-123
Scope and Contents This collection includes three fire insurance atlases for the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, compiled by surveyor-architect John F. Braun and engraved and printed by H.N. Wehrmann of New Orleans. One atlas, dated 1877, covers the third district of the city. The other two, dated 1874 and 1877, cover the fourth district. Atlases show blocks in districts and include buildings, which are color coded to indicate the materials of which they are constructed. Symbols and handwritten notes provide...
Dates: 1874-1877

C. Milo Williams Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-149
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic negatives placed on glass plates, which were made by New Orleans architect and amateur photographer C. Milo Williams (1867-1954). Negatives are mostly 8” x 10” in size. Tulane created prints of many negatives in the early 1970s, which are included within the collection. Photographs include members of Williams’ family; landscape views of New Orleans, other areas in Louisiana, and South America; and architecture in New Orleans and elsewhere. Most photographs...
Dates: 1890s–1910; 1970

Clarence John Laughlin Photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-026
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographic prints with views of buildings in and around the New Orleans area, as well as some Louisiana plantation views by Louisiana photographer Clarence John Laughlin (1905-1985).
Dates: 1930s–1950s

Collection of Architectural Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-155
Scope and Contents This collection includes project drawings by various architects for residential, commercial, and institutional buildings in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana.
Dates: 1870s – 1990

Collection of Europe Architecture Prints and Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-103
Scope and Contents This artificial collection includes original prints and drawings made for English or continental European architectural subjects. Drawings date to the 16th through 19th centuries, and include work by a variety of architects and artists, some identified. Media include pencil, ink, and watercolor. Prints made by Louisiana artist, May Sydnor Morel, for a European book project are maintained.
Dates: 16th – 19th centuries

Collection of Frank Lloyd Wright Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-027
Scope and Contents This collection includes a spontaneous sketch of one of Wright's Wisconsin residential designs, made to aid in the construction process, and a full detail drawing of a cast brick for the Imperial Hotel in Toyko, Japan.
Dates: 1938-1945

Collection of John DeMorant Crawford and Charles C., Jr. Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-131
Scope and Contents This collection includes project drawings by brothers John DeMorant Crawford and Charles C. Crawford, Jr., of New Orleans. John D. Crawford drawings consist mainly of designs for steam and sailing vessels and were apparently done in New England. One is inscribed Marblehead Yacht Yard. Charles C. Crawford, Jr. drawings include mechanical drawing exercises and blueprints for a pumping plant at Galveston, Texas and a power plant at Gulfport, Mississippi. These projects were made while he was an...
Dates: 1880s–1912

Collection of Louisiana Architecture Building Specifications

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-092
Scope and Contents This artificial collection comprises original handwritten and typescript specifications for building projects, namely residences, hotels, and businesses in Louisiana, which were transferred from the Louisiana Research Collection (LaRC). Some buildings and architects are identified, others are not.
Dates: 1850s–1938

Collection of Louisiana Architecture Drawings

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-095
Scope and Contents This artificial collection includes original drawings, which were made for Louisiana architectural projects (such as business, plantation, and residential buildings) or which show Louisiana architectural subjects. Drawings date to the 19th through the 20th centuries and are the work of various architects and artists, most unidentified. Media of drawings includes pencil, ink, watercolor, and combinations of each. Two drawings by Louisiana artist Vera Walker Morel, for the New Orleans Item...
Dates: 19th – 20th centuries

Collection of Louisiana Architecture Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-097
Scope and Contents This articifial collection includes original photographic prints that show Louisiana architectural subjects, and include buildings in or near New Orleans, Louisiana. Works by J.D. Edwards, Reverend C. Booker, and Theodore Lilienthal are maintained.
Dates: 1850s–1960s

Collection of Louisiana Architecture Prints

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-096
Scope and Contents This artificial collection includes original prints of Louisiana architecture or subjects relating to Louisiana architecture. Prints date from the 18th century to later 20th century, and include engravings, etchings, and lithographs. Some items are colored. Included are works by A.R. Waud, Ellsworth Woodward, Morris Henry Hobbs, and others.
Dates: 19th – 20th centuries

Collection of Reproductions of Theodore Lilienthal New Orleans Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-020
Scope and Contents This collection includes copy prints, which were made in 2000, of the original albumen photographs created for the Paris Exposition of 1867. Subjects include, but are not limited to, city districts; churches, synagogues, and convents; hospitals and mental asylums; schools and colleges; streets and neighborhoods; public parks, docks, and waterways; commercial and government buildings; and personal and communal residences.
Dates: 1867-2000

Collection of Tulane University Building Plans

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-137
Scope and Contents This collection includes project drawings for buildings on the campus of Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, which are divided into three groups. The first group comprises the first phase of construction on the campus from 1893 to 1894, which were designed by the New Orleans firm of Harrod and Andry (Benjamin Morgan Harrod, 1837-1912; Paul Andry, 1868-1946). The second comprises buildings built from 1901 to 1912, which were designed by by the New Orleans firm of Andry and Bendernagel...
Dates: 1891-1959

Concordia Architects Drawings Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-057
Scope and Contents This collection includes project drawings for the Goldring-Woldenberg Hall of the A.B. Freeman School of Business, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. The building was designed by Concordia Architects of New Orleans in 1985-1986.
Dates: 1985-1986