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1930; 1970s Two individual linocut prints made by Mexican artists at two very different periods of the 20th century. The earlier print (27 x 29 cm) is dated 1930 and signed. Internal to the scene created is the title, "Proletarios Unidos." The second print (25 x 32 cm) dates approximately to the 1970s and is signed by the artist, Ramón Sosamontes, who worked within the Taller de Gráfica Popular (TGP) in Mexico. His print is titled, "Francisco Villa." 2 pieces
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.
This collection includes project drawings for academic, civic, religious, residential, and transport buildings, which were taken from Baton Rouge architect A. Hays Town (1903-2001)'s office and predecessor office, Overstreet and Town (Noah Webster Overstreet [b. 1898] of Jackson, Mississippi [partnership active 1931-1939]).
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.
Notebook containing the policy of A. Lockett Agency, a dealer in engines.
This collection contains a letter from A. Matta to Judge P.A. Rost, requesting Rost's address at the St. Charles Hotel so that Matta can visit him.
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.
Two letters from A.A. Baldwin in Brasher, New York, who was editor and publisher of Baldwins Textile Designer, to James H. Dunn, about special machinery for looms.
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.
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.
This collection contains two manuscripts compositions be Abbe Fraering: "Vide Thoma," dedicated to the choir of St. Thomas Church, Paionte a la Hache, Plaquemines Parish, LA; and "Regina Coeli," dedicated to A. B. Langlois, pastor of St. Thomas Church. The documents are bound in linen with gold stamping by Francis Stanislas Caro.
To obtain a mortgage from Bank de l'Association Consolidée des Cultivateurs de la Louisiana, Abraham Arsenaux offers for collateral a peice of land on the Mississippi River in St. James Parish next to land owned by Jeanne Baptiste Chaisson and 34 slaves. The document contains a title abstract of the land and lists the slaves belonging to him and those belonging to his wife, Carmélite Conille (widow of François Huget).
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.
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.
Scrapbook made for the UDC Louisiana Division about the preparation and erection of the monument to the Confederate poet-priest, Rev. Abram Joseph Ryan, a Vincentian. Contains poems, programs, reports, letters, addresses, comic book, news clips, pictures, photos, Confederate currency and blue print.
Paper contains the second part of a history of the Acadians, their character, way of life, customs, and the persecutions they endured in Nova Scotia. Written by an unknown author in French.
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.
An account book in German of a steamboat traveling on the Ohio River and Mississippi between St. Louis and Cincinatti with account of sales, purchases, wages fares and receipts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Tulane University Special Collections 2459
- The Latin American Library at Tulane 536
- Newcomb Archives and Vorhoff Collection 288
- Correspondence 461
- Photographs 191
- Clippings (information artifacts) 181
- Scrapbooks 105
- Minutes 68
- Mexico 62
- Manuscripts for publication 57
- Diaries 55
- Manuscripts (document genre) 55
- New Orleans (La) -- History -- 19th century 55
- Reports 52
- Architecture, Domestic -- Louisiana 51
- Receipts (financial records) 51
- New Orleans (La) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century 50
- Guatemala 49
- Genealogies 46
- Typescripts 45
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 44
- Articles 43
- Certificates 43 + ∧ less
- English 3040
- Spanish; Castilian 198
- French 62
- German 20
- Multiple languages 14
- Italian 6
- Mayan languages 6
- Nahuatl languages 5
- Portuguese 5
- Japanese 4
- Central American Indian languages 2
- Hebrew 2
- Latin 2
- Russian 2
- No linguistic content; Not applicable 2
- Danish 1
- North American Indian languages 1
- Quechua 1
- Sanskrit 1
- Undetermined 1 + ∧ less
- Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889. 14
- Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845. 11
- Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935. 11
- Morrison, deLesseps S. (deLesseps Story), 1912-1964 11
- Claiborne, William C. C. (William Charles Cole), 1775-1817. 10
- Tulane University -- History. 10
- Woodward, Ellsworth, 1861-1939. 10
- McDonogh, John, 1779-1850. 9
- Newcomb College 9
- Blom, Frans Ferdinand, 1893-1963 8
- Democratic Party (La.) 8
- Louisiana Historical Society. 8
- Boggs, Hale, 1914-1972. 7
- Matas, Rudolph, 1860-1957. 7
- Tulane University. School of Medicine. 7
- Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. 6
- Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893. 6
- International House (New Orleans, La.) 6
- Kuntz, Felix H. (Felix Herwig), 1890-1971. 6
- Martha Gilmore Robinson 6 + ∧ less