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Louis A. Goldstein Office Records

Identifier: SEAA-005

Scope and Contents

This collection of records, from New Orleans architect Louis A. Goldstein's office, includes drawings, related correspondence, and photographs regarding business, commercial, religious, and residential buildings and alterations. Projects were done in New Orleans, throughout Louisiana, and a few cities in the United States. Personal correspondence and photographs are also maintained.


  • 1930s-1960s


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection is the physical property of Tulane University Special Collections. Copyright belongs to the creators or their legal heirs and assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or owner’s heir for permission to publish where Tulane University Special Collections does not hold the copyright. For further information, please contact Research Services at

Biographical / Historical

Son of New Orleans architect Moise H. Goldstein (1882-1972), Louis A. Goldstein (1925-2001) initially worked with his father in his firm of Goldstein, Parham, and Labouisse (1947-1962). He practiced on his own for a short time, moving to Michigan in 1965 to pursue a degree in city planning, eventually working for Detroit, Michigan City Planning.


57.95 Linear Feet (17 oversize folders, 3 boxes)

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The collection is arranged into three series: Series 1: Project Drawings; Series 2: Project Correspondence; Series 3: Personal Records and Correspondence.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Records were given by Louis A. Goldstein, along with records from his father Moise H. Goldstein, to Tulane in 1965. Additional records were given during the 1970s and 1980s.

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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