Clarence John Laughlin Photograph collection
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).
- Laughlin, Clarence John (Person)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Biographical / Historical
At the height of his career, Laughlin was recognized as a leading photographer, and is best known for his book showing Louisiana and Mississippi plantation views, Ghosts Along the Mississippi.
77.33 Linear Feet (75 photographic prints, 1 folder)
Language of Materials
This collection is arranged by subject.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Prints were purchased in 1955 by Garland Taylor, then librarian of Howard-Tilton Library. They were interfiled in the picture files in the Reference Department in the library. The picture files were transferred to the Louisiana Collection (now the Louisiana Research Collection) in 1968, and the Laughlin prints were then transferred to SEAA in 1980. Photograph of Rosedown Plantation given by Martha Robinson, circa the 1970s.
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