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Scope and Contents This collection includes wallpaper dating from the early 19th through the early 20th centuries, particularly a number of French block printed remnants from the early 19th century Jean Zuber et Cie scenic cycle L’Helvetie. These reputedly came from the de la Ronde plantation house in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. There are also examples of late 19th and early 20th century floral papers, and textured papers from the 1920s and 1930s. Handblocked wallpaper remnants are undated, but range from the...
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.
Scope and Contents 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]).
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....
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.
Scope and Contents Notebook containing the policy of A. Lockett Agency, a dealer in engines.
Scope and Contents 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.
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.
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...
Scope and Contents 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.
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.
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.
Dates: 1908-1958; Other: Date acquired: 09/08/1988
Scope and Contents 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.
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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...
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...
Scope and Contents 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).
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...
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.
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.
Scope and Contents 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.
Scope and Contents 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.
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.
Scope and Contents 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.
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.
Dates: 1804-1889; Other: Majority of material found in 1825-1828
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.
Dates: 1954-2012; Other: Majority of material found within 1960-1980; Majority of material found within 1997-2010
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 042
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.
Dates: October 4, 1913
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...
Dates: 1936 - 1996
Found in: Newcomb Archives and Vorhoff Collection
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...
Dates: 1880-1965; Other: Majority of material found in 1892-1932
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.
- Tulane University Special Collections 2450
- The Latin American Library at Tulane 524
- Newcomb Archives and Vorhoff Collection 262
- Correspondence 460
- Photographs 187
- Clippings (information artifacts) 182
- Scrapbooks 104
- Minutes 68
- Mexico 61
- Manuscripts for publication 57
- New Orleans (La) -- History -- 19th century 55
- Diaries 54
- Architecture, Domestic -- Louisiana 51
- Manuscripts (document genre) 51
- New Orleans (La) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century 51
- Receipts (financial records) 51
- Reports 51
- Genealogies 47
- Guatemala 47
- Typescripts 45
- Postcards 44
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 44
- Articles 43 ∧ less
- English 2993
- Spanish; Castilian 193
- French 62
- German 18
- Multiple languages 14
- Italian 6
- Mayan languages 6
- Nahuatl languages 5
- Japanese 4
- Portuguese 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
- Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935. 12
- Newcomb College 12
- Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845. 11
- Woodward, Ellsworth, 1861-1939. 11
- Claiborne, William C. C. (William Charles Cole), 1775-1817. 10
- Morrison, deLesseps S. (deLesseps Story), 1912-1964. 10
- Tulane University -- History. 10
- McDonogh, John, 1779-1850. 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
- Port of New Orleans. 6 ∧ less