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Louisiana Plantation Photographs Collection

Identifier: SEAA-064

Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographic prints of historic Louisiana plantation houses along River Road. Photographs are copy prints of original photographs, made by Shell Oil Company, to use as illustrations for invitations to a social event (photographer unknown) in 1968.


  • Late 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


0.69 Linear Feet (1 album)

Language of Materials



Collection is arranged by popular plantation name. Most prints have an associated negative that is housed separately.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Prints were given by Shell Oil Company to Tulane in 1968.

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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