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Antonio Guelle papers

Identifier: LaRC-913

Scope and Contents

The papers include handwritten and typed biographical material, transcripts of speeches, printed material, financial documents including ledger books and checks, work notes and the correspondence of Antonio Guelle. Materials are in both English and Spanish.


  • 1901-1932


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical / Historical

Antonio Guelle, born in Costa Rica in 1882, studied mechanical engineering at Louisiana State University, receiving his bachelor's degree in 1905, master's degree in 1906, and masters of engineering degree in 1907. He held further research and instructional positions in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Massachusetts. He worked with Louisiana sugar planters to improve efficiency, taught at Louisiana State University, held positions supervising and consulting at a factory in Santa Lucia, Cuba, and worked in construction engineering in New Orleans.


0.5 Linear Feet

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Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged as follows: biographical material, a speech, printed material, course material, notebook, correspondence, and handbook. The collection consists of 1 box. It is 0.5 linear foot.

Source of Acquisition

Mrs. Antonio Guelle.

Method of Acquisition


Processing Information

Collection probably processed during the 1990s by H.B. Original collection-level record created in Archon in June 2010.

Archon Finding Aid Title
Eira Tansey
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Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US