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Albert Bendernagel, Sr. Office Records and Drawings

Identifier: SEAA-138

Scope and Contents

This collection of drawings from New Orleans architect Albert Bendernagel, Sr. (1876-1952)'s office, as well as those from partnerships with Emile Weil and John Cazale, includes project drawings, landscape drawings, fantasy architectural drawings, and drawings made during Bendernagel's travels. Projects included educational, religious, and residential commissions, done in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana.


  • 1920s–1953


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

Biographical / Historical

As well as working in his own firms, Weil and Bendernagel with Emile Weil (d.1945), and Bendernagel and Cazale with John Cazale (1892-1975), Bendernagel also completed rendering work for Albert Weiblen Marble and Granite Company.


39.81 Linear Feet

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This collection is arranged into two series: Series 1: Project Drawings; Series 2: Unidentified Drawings.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Records and other drawings were given by Edmond J. Bendernagel, Jr., grandson of Albert Bendernagel, Sr., to Tulane in 1982. Additions were also given by him during the 1980s.

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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