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Waterways -- Louisiana

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

David Campbell papers

Identifier: LaRC-1108
Scope and Contents Correspondence, personal and business records concerning both to the legal and the art professions, records of environmental organizations, journals, maps, manuscripts, legal briefs, and articles, photos, and clippings related to the life, career, and activism of attorney David Campbell. These papers and records culminate in Campbell’s memoirs, The Double Life: A Survivor’s Guide to Transcend Success and Tragedy (2016) also included. The papers follow a general chronological...
Dates: 1890s - 2016; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2000

John Klorer papers

Identifier: LaRC-59
Scope and Contents John Klorer was a chief engineer with the New Orleans Levee Board (1930-1934), chief engineer with the State of Louisiana (1935-1936) and consulting and planning engineer with the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans. The collection contains papers related to Klorer's career, including his appointment as supervising engineer for New Orleans, records related to the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board, and directives from the Defense Plant Corporation in Washington. Of special interest...
Dates: 1920-1946

Paul Octave Hebert pamphlets

Identifier: LaRC-486
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of pamphlets, circulars, and reports relating to the public career of Paul Octave Hebert. Hebert was the fourteenth governor of Louisiana from 1853 to 1856 and a general in the Confederate Army. There are several documents that relate to the Mississippi River and describe flooding, levees, and improving the mouth of the river.

Dates: 1845-1875

Paul Octave Hebert scrapbook

Identifier: LaRC-818
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of mounted and loose newspaper clippings and other items, relating to the life and career of Paul Octave Hebert of Louisiana. Included are clippings, a photograph, a post card, and printed Civil War broadsides relating to Texas. Some typed transcriptions are included.

Dates: 1852-1918

Ports Association of Louisiana records

Identifier: LaRC-1097
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of documentation and records relating to the Ports Association of Louisiana's board meetings, committees, membership, lobbying efforts, and the Millennium Port.

Dates: 1996-2002

Red River Raft project records

Identifier: LaRC-480
Scope and Contents The documents in this collection deal with the Red River Project carried out in 1872-1873 by Lieutenant E.A. Woodruff, under the direction of Captain C.W. Howell, both of the U.S. Corps of Engineers. Included are two letters to Lieutenant Woodruff, from C.M. Hervey and T.P. Hotchkiss, giving data on the raft and benefits that would result from its removal; a letter from Lieutenant Woodruff to Captain Howell with reference to continuation of project during the summer months and plans for...
Dates: 1872-1873

René F. Clerc collection

Identifier: LaRC-266
Content Description This collection consists of professional and collected papers of René F. Clerc of Louisiana. Included are numerous inscribed photographs of politicians, groups, steamboats, the Huey P. Long Bridge and various places; edited texts; maps; journal issues, newspaper clippings and other printed items. Subjects of photographic portraits in this collection include Jimmie Davis, John Nance Garner, F. Edward Hébert, Richard W. Leche, Huey P. Long, Russell B. Long, John H. Overton, Sam T....
Dates: 1911-1953

Willis P. Griffith papers

Identifier: LaRC-497
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, financial papers, bills, and legal documents pertaining to Willis P. Griffith and his wife Julia, daughter of David Rees. There are a number of personal letters to Griffith from relatives in Indiana and Ohio and copies of letters written by his wife. A large part of the papers concern Griffith's business activities, his association with the firm of Griffith, M. D. Rees & Co., which was involved in sugar refining and shipping from Atchafalaya and...
Dates: 1840-1855