Frank H. Boatner Collection of Louisiana Architecture Photographs
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of 16” x 20” copy photographic prints of New Orleans and Louisiana architectural subjects. Photos date to late 19th century through 1960s and consist of a set of 10 volumes for New Orleans, and 9 volumes for Louisiana plantation houses and subjects outside New Orleans.
- Late 19th century – 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 email@example.com.
40.68 Linear Feet (20 volumes)
Language of Materials
This collection is arranged into two series: Series 1: New Orleans Volumes; Series 2: Louisiana Volumes, Including Plantation Homes.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Copy prints were purchased by Frank H. Boatner and assembled by him in large, 2’ x 1 ½’, wood covered volumes. Wood covers have since been removed. Sources for prints are unidentified. Boatner’s widow, Florence Gilpin Boatner, gave the collection to Tulane in 1968.
- Architectural photography Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Architecture -- Louisiana -- New Orleans Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Architecture, Domestic -- Louisiana Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Plantations--Louisiana Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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