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Collection of John DeMorant Crawford and Charles C., Jr. Drawings

Identifier: SEAA-131

Scope and Contents

This collection includes project drawings by brothers John DeMorant Crawford and Charles C. Crawford, Jr., of New Orleans. John D. Crawford drawings consist mainly of designs for steam and sailing vessels and were apparently done in New England. One is inscribed Marblehead Yacht Yard. Charles C. Crawford, Jr. drawings include mechanical drawing exercises and blueprints for a pumping plant at Galveston, Texas and a power plant at Gulfport, Mississippi. These projects were made while he was an employee of Andrew M. Lockett and Company, a mechanical engineering firm in New Orleans.


  • 1880s–1912


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


10.00 Linear Feet (3 folders)

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Collection is arranged by project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Drawings were purchased by Tulane in 1966, along with other Crawford family papers from Frank Laughlin, a New Orleans dealer. Laughlin acquired the papers from the estate of Charles C. Crawford, Jr. Crawford family papers are in the Louisiana Research Collection (LaRC) of Tulane University Special Collections.

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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