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Victor Bruno Office Records

Identifier: SEAA-185

Scope and Contents

This collection of records from New Orleans Modernist architect Victor Hugo Bruno (1921-2011)'s office includes drawings for commercial, residential, and social projects in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana. Class notes, correspondence, personal records, and photographs (both personal and project) are also maintained.


  • 1940s–2000s


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

Bruno had degrees in engineering and architecture from Tulane University. He was also a musician, and played violin with the New Orleans Civic Orchestra.


9.40 Linear Feet (5 tube boxes, 1 folder, 3 boxes)

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This collection is arranged into two series: Series 1: Project Drawings; Series 2: Photographs, Drawings, and Personal Records.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Records were given to SEAA by Bruno’s widow, Jeanne Bruno, in 2012.
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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