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A. Barg license

Identifier: LaRC-M-858
Scope and Contents This collection contains a copy, made 1865 September 20, of a document granting permission to A. Barg, by Charles Smith, collector of the First District, State of Louisiana, to carry on the business of a claims agent, located at 33 Exchange Alley, New Orleans.

A. J. Mann papers

Identifier: LaRC-268
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the collected papers of A.J. Mann, of New Orleans, LA. Included are typed correspondence, including outgoing carbons, post cards, partially printed personal tax documents from 1926 and 1927, statistical charts on cotton production, photographs, periodicals, reports, drafts of columns, telegrams, clippings and other printed items. A.J. Mann's columns respond to the stock market crash of 1929 and its ongoing effects on the cotton trade and the American economy....

A. K. Seago & Co. telegraphic code book

Identifier: LaRC-M-771
Scope and Contents This collection contains a "Telegraphic Cypher Code" designed to be used in communication with A. > Seago & Co., who were brokers and commission merchants for sugar, molasses, and rice in New Orleans. Also included is a telegram using the code, dated 1893.

A. S. Norton letter

Identifier: LaRC-M-910
Scope and Contents This collection contains a letter from A. S. Norton, aboard the steamboat Echo on the Ohio River, in which he relates to J. G. Sweringen of St. Louis the efforts ot track down a Mr. Hendricks. The letter describes river travel and financial arrangements of trading boats.

A. Watson Chapman papers

Identifier: LaRC-896
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of the personal papers of A. Watson Chapman (1906-1972). There are biographical as well as genealogical materials about the Chapman and Watson families. His career as a chemical engineer is documented by work correspondence from Celotex Corporation in addition to Alpha Chi Sigma and other chemistry organization material. Chapman was also involved with the Tulane Board of Visitors, the Round Table Club, Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carré, and the Tulane Alumni...

Aaron Burr Papers

Identifier: LaRC-M-1220
Scope and Contents Invitation to dinner from Aaron Burr to Col. Mannus Willett and a paper from Gen. Wilkinson concerning Burr's conspiracy and the handling of this information.

A.B. Paterson papers

Identifier: LaRC-908
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of A.B. Paterson's photographs, newspaper clippings, memorial material, a photograph album, awards, and scrapbooks. Paterson was one of the founders of the International House, a member of Young Men's Business Club of New Orleans, and active with the New Orleans Area Council Boy Scouts of America, Louisiana State Board of Industry and Commerce, and New Orleans Aviation Board.

Abbye A. Gorin Collection

 Collection — Box: 1 - 20
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 01
Scope and Contents 1965-1985.  The Abbye A. Gorin Collection includes photographs of people, city and country scenes, architecture, archaeological sites and pre-Columbian art in Spain, Mexico, Guatemala, Peru and the Museum of Mankind in England, taken during the years between 1965 and 1985. Gorin used two cameras in shooting the photographs in the collection: a Rolleiflex (purchased in 1954) with a fixed 3.5/75mm lens, and a Leica M-3 (purchased in 1963) with Leica Summicron 50mm, Summicron 35mm, and Elmarit...

Abel Briquet Photograph Collection of Mexican Coffee Plantation

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(29)
Scope and Contents 1896.  A group of five albumen printsphotographs (5 1/4" x 7 3/4") dated to February 6, 1896.  Each is affixed to a cardboard mount, trimmed to the image. The photographs are credited "A. Briquet, fot." with a banner text at the bottom of the image, giving a title, number, date, and caption in Spanish and English.  The images document some of the workings of a coffee plantation outside of the town of Orizaba, Veracruz.

Abner Phelps diaries

Identifier: LaRC-1064
Scope and Contents This collection contains four diaries from Abner Phelps. Phelps was a clerk of the city court for Lafayette, a suburb of New Orleans that was annexed in 1852. Phelps' diaries contain brief accounts of his daily life, and typical entries include his activities, moods, and the weather. The diaries cover the years from 1837-1849. Phelps frequently mentioned the diseases that famously plagued New Orleans, discussing yellow fever deaths in 1843 and 1846, and cholera in 1848. In May 1846, Phelps...

Abraham Bell and Company records

Identifier: LaRC-951
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, a bond of indemnity, financial records, passenger lists, Arkansas land patents, invoices for cotton bales and legal documents produced by Abraham Bell and Company. The Quaker shipping company, based in New York City, was involved in importing and exporting a variety of commodities, but cotton was its mainstay. During the potato famine of the 1840s, the company transported immigrants from Ireland to the United States, some of whose names are registered on...

Abraham Guillén Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 03
Scope and Contents 1940s-1960s. A collection of 860 photographs of the lifestyle of indigenous people, city and country scenes, archaeological sites, colonial and modern architecture and pre-Hispanic, colonial and folk art in Peru.

Abraham Louis Metz papers

Identifier: LaRC-M-34
Scope and Contents Formal record of the Masonic Order advancing Abraham Louis Metz of the Grand Mason of Lodge, Louisiana, an essay concerning Metz's trip to Vicksburg in 1903 to conduct a water study, and a pamphlet authored by Metz concerning the Jerusalem Temple, AAONMS.

Accomack County land causes and wills

Identifier: LaRC-714
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of mimeographed volumes abstracting land causes and wills from Accomack County, Virginia. The volumes were compiled by Stratton Nottingham and published in 1931. Nottingham was a Virginia genealogist who specialized in the Eastern Shore section of Virginia.

Acklen family papers

Identifier: LaRC-86
Scope and Contents The collection consists chiefly of copies of documents and letters from the Louisiana Land Office, covering the granting, surveying, seeling, mortgaging, and other topics, of land in West Feliciana Parish, Greensburg district, and around the Lake of the Cross. The documents pertain to tracts of land purchased by Joseph A.S. Acklen in the 1850s and trace the history of the various titles. There are also maps showing property and personal letters.

ACLU of Louisiana records

Identifier: LaRC-661
Scope and Contents This collection contains records from the ACLU of Louisiana. These records include financial records, court case files, personal correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, case research, and newsletters. The ACLU of Louisiana was founded in 1956 as a state affiliate of the national ACLU.

Adela Breton Letter

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 42
Scope and Contents Autographed letter of Adela Breton, Bath, England, to Thomas William Francis Gann, in which she, an artist of Maya antiquities, expresses concern for Alfred Maudslay's casts of Mayan sculpture lying neglected at South Kensington. 1 piece.

Adele Ramos Salzer papers

Identifier: NA-076
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, records, Tulane University and Newcomb College publications collected and created by Adele Ramos Salzer. The records in this collection span from the 1930s through the 1990s, and reflect Salzer’s various roles and responsibilities with Newcomb College and Tulane University. Included are records created by Salzer during her time as recording secretary for the Newcomb Alumnae Association as well as during her service as Class Agent. Materials in this...

Adeline Sugar Factory Company records

Identifier: LaRC-174
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, contracts, land documents, leases, legal documents, cancelled checks, promissory notes, income tax forms, account records, bills, and receipts of the Adeline Sugar Factory Company and the firm of Sims and Giles, which operated the company store. Much of the material dating after 1932 concerns the personal and business affairs of William F. Giles, administrator of the plant. The correspondence is primarily between W. S. Pardonner, Secretary and Manager...

Adella Angella Brunet Brown school papers

Identifier: LaRC-605
Scope and Contents The collection consists of printed invitations, photographs, certificates, diplomas, commencement programs and other school memorabilia from Newcomb College and McDonogh High School No. 3 in New Orleans.

Biographical Note: Adella Angella Brunet Brown, also called Mrs. William H. Brown, was deemed a distinguished graduate of McDonogh High School No. 3 in New Orleans in 1900; she attended Sophie Newcomb Memorial College (B.A., 1904 and M.A., 1924).

Adolfo Biener Guatemala Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(39)
Scope and Contents c. 1935.  A group of four colored photographs (5 1/2" x 3 1/2") on beige mounts (9" x 6 1/2"). Each is titled and signed by the photographer on the mount.

Adolfo Díaz Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 132
Scope and Contents 1930-1947. This collection consists of correspondence, notarial acts, clippings, photos, reports and other items that detail the personal and business affairs of Adolfo Díaz, a three time President of Nicaragua. Most items describe Díaz's involvement with the La Luz & Los Angeles Mining Co., and Nicaraguan gold mining. Other items deal with the Nicaraguan political situation after 1940. Most notable are several letters from Emiliano Chamorro. The majority of the collection consists of a...

Adolfo Díaz Photograph Collection

Identifier: Photograph Collection-38-(47)
Scope and Contents 1937-c.1950 12 gelatin silver prints related to the ex-President of Nicaragua, Adolfo Díaz Recinos, during his time in exile in the United States. Most of the images show don Adolfo in the company of relatives or close personal friends, often while he was residing in New York City. One photograph is of James Gilmore Fletcher who was part owner of the La Luz and Los Angeles Mining Company for which Adolfo Díaz had worked for and had close ties to throughout his life. A couple of photographs...

Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette papers

Identifier: LaRC-267
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, poems, articles, drawings, photographs, maps and other documents pertaining to Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette.  Original manuscripts, as well as photocopies and typed transcripts of text are included.  Also includes papers of his biographer, Dagmar Renshaw LeBreton.Biographical Note: Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette, an ecclesiastic of the Roman Catholic Church, was of European and American parentage; his father, Dominique Rouquette, was French, and his...

Advertisement for Arturo Cuenca Art Exhibition

Identifier: Collection 48-Manuscripts-(32)
Scope and Contents 1993. One announcement for an exhibition of artwork by Cuban artist, Arturo Cuenca, titled, "Homeless," in New York City.  The announcement features a reproduction of a photomontage of the artist's work. A critique of the artist's work is included.

Agravios Document

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(21)
Scope and Contents May 15, 1888. Legal document on sealed paper issued in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, in which Rómulo E. Durón seeks to reverse a previous ruling which granted rights to the abandoned mine Monserrat in Yuscarán prejudicial to his clients. D.S. 6 leaves, quarto.

A.G.T. Moore papers

Identifier: LaRC-912
Scope and Contents A.G.T. (Andrew Given Tobias) Moore was active in the forestry and lumber industries while also a forest conservationist. He wrote articles and papers on land utilization in addition to giving speeches throughout the United States. Moore was on the Board of Trade, New Orleans and Gainesville, Florida; traffic manager of Southern Pine Association, New Orleans; and director of the Southeast and Southwest Shippers Regional Advisory Board. The collection includes biographical material,...

Al Hirt papers

Identifier: HJA-003
Scope and Contents This collection comprises materials donated by the family of trumpeter and band leader Al Hirt documenting his musical career between 1959 and 1977.  It includes programs and brochures, scripts, photographs, correspondence, fan mail, business papers and press clippings.

Al Rose Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(9)
Scope and Contents c. 1938. 3 black and white photographs.  One shows an informal pose of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo taken in Coyoacán Mexico, by Emmy Lou Packard; the second is an image of Isaac Berliner and Rose; and third is a snapshot of Berliner and his granddaughter.

Alan Robinson papers

Identifier: LaRC-1104
Scope and Contents The Alan Robinson papers contain materials related to Alan Robinson's life as LGBTQ and AIDS activist. It contains correspondence, organizational materials, newsletters, research, and political and medical resources related to the following organizations: Louisiana Lesbian and Gay Political Action Caucus (LAGPAC), Orleans Parish Democratic Executive Committee (OPDEC), New Orleans AIDS Task Force (NO/AIDS), and the Gay Rights National Lobby. Other materials include some personal correspondence,...

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