Louisiana Landmarks Society Records
Scope and Contents
This collection includes correspondence, minutes, announcements, and photographic prints collected by the society. Photographs of Pontchartrain Beach Amusement Park in New Orleans, circa 1982 to 1983, were taken before its demolition by an unidentified photographer; these are maintained within the materials. Photographers include G. Wilson Small, Jr., Ronald J. Caire, Tebbs and Knell, and Betsy Swanson.
- Swanson, Elizabeth “Betsy” (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
The Louisiana Landmarks Society is the oldest preservation organization in Louisiana, founded in 1950.
1049.58 Linear Feet (46 boxes, 550 photographic prints, 5 volumes in ring binders, 6 volumes, and 11 folders)
Language of Materials
This collection is arranged into five series: Series 1: Records of Louisiana Landmarks Society; Series 2: Betsy Swanson Photographs and Lloyd Sensat Drawings; Series 3: G. Wilson Small and Louisiana Photographs; Series 4: New Orleans Volumes; Series 5: Clem Binnings and Ronald J. Caire Photographs.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Records and photograph collections were given by the Louisiana Landmarks Society to Tulane in 1985. Additional records are given on an irregular basis. No financial records are kept by SEAA.
- Architectural photography Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Buildings -- Louisiana Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Historic preservation Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Plantations--Louisiana Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Language of description
- Script of description