Seebold family papers
Identifier: OFFSITE REPOSITORY SEE NOTES-LaRC-821
Scope and Contents
The collection consists primarily of manuscripts for the books Old Louisiana Plantation Homes and Family Trees, and Azalea Villa by Herman de Bachellé Seebold (1875-1950). In addition, there are photographs and negatives of Louisiana plantation homes and personal photographs of the Seebold family. There is also business and personal correspondence, as well as journals, legal documents, a scrapbook of business receipts, a homework notebook from 1851, clippings, publication advertisements, illustration printing blocks, and certificates. The Seebold family materials relate primarily to Herman de Bachelle Seebold and his wife, Nettie Kinney Seebold (1874-1965), as well as to his father, W.E. Seebold.
- Other: Date acquired: 03/09/1985
- Seebold family. (Family)
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Conditions Governing Use
Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Biographical / Historical
W.E. Seebold was the pre-eminent art dealer of New Orleans during the mid-nineteenth century and his sisters Marie Seebold Molinary and Stella Seebold MacPherson were also active in the art world. His son, Herman de Bachellé Seebold (1875-1950) grew up in New Orleans studied at Tulane University School of Medicine and practiced medicine, but retired to author Old Louisiana Plantation Homes and Family Trees. His wife, Nettie Kinney Seebold (1874-1965) of Kansas studied voice and was active in many New Orleans art-related social clubs. She bequeathed the Seebold house to the Woman's Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association upon her death.
The collection is arranged into four series: 1. Correspondence and business papers (Box 1), 2. Literary drafts (Box 2), and 3. Photographs (Box 3), and 4. Additions (Boxes 4-29). The collection consists of 29 boxes and 1 volume.
Source of Acquisition
Woman's Guild of the New Orleans Opera Association.
Collection processed in 1991 by Ann E. Smith.
- Seebold, Herman de Bachelle, 1875-
- Seebold, Nettie Kinney.
- Seebold, W. E.
- Advertisements Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Genealogies Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Manuscripts for publication Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Negatives (photographic) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Photographs Subject Source: Local sources
- Plantation life -- Louisiana Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Plantations -- Louisiana Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Printing plates Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Receipts (financial records) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Seebold family.
- Seebold family papers
- LAC Group
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description