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M.V. Haulard family papers

Identifier: LaRC-169

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the professional and family papers of M.V. Haulard, engineer with the New Orleans Railway and Light Company from 1904 to 1922. Materials include correspondence, cost estimates, memos, bills, construction books, photographs and photograph albums, invitations, postcards, and memorial cards. There is also a volume entitled "Determination of the Earth's Horizontal Magnetic Component."


  • 1800s-1922


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

Marcel Valentine Haulard was an engineer with the New Orleans Railway and Light Company from 1904 to 1922. He was later Municipal Repair Plant Superintendent during Robert Maestri's time as mayor of New Orleans (1936-1937). He belonged to and was secretary of the New Orleans Camera Club. He married Marie Hermance Brieugne (b. 1881), daughter of J.A. and Emma Craigg Brieugne, in New Orleans in 1907.


3.00 Boxes

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Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged into two sections: New Orleans Railway and Light Company records (Box 1) and Haulard family papers (Boxes 2 and 3). The first section is arranged chronologically, followed by volumes. The family papers are arranged as follows: photographs, printed materials, a photograph album, volume, and other photograph albums. The collection consists of three boxes.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of M.V. Haulard and Dorothy Whittemore. Date acquired: 12/08/1965.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 1966.

M.V. Haulard family papers
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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