Morgan Whitney Louisiana Architecture Photograph Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 248 5” x 7” platinum photographic prints of views of Louisiana architecture, particularly plantations, courtyards, and historic sites. These photographs were made from 1890-1906 by Morgan Whitney (1869-1913).
- Whitney, Morgan, 1869-1913 (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
Whitney was a member of a well-known New Orleans banking family. He was also an amateur photographer, musician, and art collector. His collection of carved jade is in the New Orleans Museum of Art.
258.33 Linear Feet (248 photographic prints)
Language of Materials
This collection is arranged by subject, street address if known, or popular plantation name.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Photographs were given by Mrs. Arthur F. Morris to Tulane in 1950 in memory of her sister Emma Walton Glenny.
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