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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

Ambrose H. Storck papers

Identifier: LaRC-1042
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, bulletins, pamphlets, clippings, financial records, notes, publications, and academic schedules reflect the professional and civic activities of Dr. Ambrose H. Storck. A surgeon and faculty member of Tulane University's School of Medicine, Storck was also actively involved with the American Cancer Society, Louisiana Division, as well as the Louisiana Landmarks Society.

Dates: 1925-1975

American Waterways Operators/Coast Guard records

Identifier: LaRC-1005
Scope and Contents This collection partially documents the relationship between the U.S. Coast Guard and the American Waterways Operators in a cooperative effort to improve marine safety and environmental protection. The collection, which focuses on the New Orleans region, contains meeting minutes, reports, clippings, regulations, posters, bulletins, speeches, annual reports, publications, a history of the American Waterways Operators, and project descriptions. Some of the subjects covered by the material in...
Dates: 1945-1998

André Lafargue papers

Identifier: LaRC-552
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of personal papers of André Lafargue, an attorney who supported French culture in New Orleans. Includes minutes of committee meetings of various organizations, certificates, typescripts of articles, speeches, letters, and other writings.

Dates: 1908-1949

Arthur A. Crais papers

Identifier: LaRC-785
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, certificates, clippings, photographs, pamphlets, bills, minutes, and other materials that relate to Arthur A. Crais' career in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1960 to 1972. Crais was particularly involved with Delgado Trade School, higher education, flood control, pharmacy workers, and political reapportionment. There is a large number of clippings that cover his political career from 1950 to 1972.

Dates: 1935-1972

Augusto Miceli papers

Identifier: LaRC-924
Scope and Contents This collection is made up of correspondence, research notes, clippings and other reference material used by Augusto Miceli for writing his books, The Pickwick Club of New Orleans, and The Man with the Red Umbrella, the story of Giacomo Beltrami's exploration of the upper Mississippi River. The Mistick Krewe of Comus in 1857 set up a "front" organization, which they called the Pickwick Club. Miceli was a Pickwick Club historian and lawyer in New Orleans. The collection contains the...
Dates: 1813-1975; Other: Majority of material found in 1950s-1960s

Bennett H. Wall papers

Identifier: LaRC-899
Scope and Contents The collection focuses on the period in Bennett H. Wall's career while he was working at Tulane University as a professor and director of the Center for Business History Studies. While at Tulane, he established himself as a major Louisiana historian, serving as president of the Louisiana Historical Association in 1974. The collection contains Tulane University Graduate School minutes, resolutions, correspondence, proposals, as well as other committee materials. In addition, there is...
Dates: 1968-1976

Bernard Lemann papers

Identifier: LaRC-237
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of academic and personal papers of Tulane Professor of Architecture, Bernard Lemann. Included are correspondence, manuscripts and typescripts of reports, galley proofs, handwritten notes, and other research, photocopies, printed material, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1936-1981

Boston Club of New Orleans records

Identifier: LaRC-214
Scope and Contents The Boston Club was founded 1841, and was named not for the city of Boston, but for a card game.  Its members were leading business gentlemen of New Orleans.  Its first quarters were on Royal Street, and moved several times to different locations in downtown New Orleans. The collection consists of handwritten and typed correspondence, financial records, minutes, charters, bylaws, histories, annual reports, photographs, invitations with stamped and postmarked envelopes, printed programs for...
Dates: 1870-1966

Canal Bank records

Identifier: LaRC-25
Scope and Contents The Canal Bank records include bound ledgers, minute books, signature books, stock books, and letter books from its founding in 1831, through several name changes and mergers, to its final closing in the 1930s. Also included in the collection are materials of institutions that merged into the Canal Bank, including those belonging to the Provident Group (1893-1905), the Louisiana National Group (1865-1905), the German-American Group (1905-1914), the 1919 Group (1893-1919), the Citizens Group...
Dates: 1823-1935 (bulk: 1837-1927)

Charter Committee for the City of New Orleans records

Identifier: LaRC-43
Scope and Contents

Minutes, committee reports, and memos for the meetings of the committee that drafted the city charter; also letters to the members from various organizations, individuals, and city officials, offering suggestions for the charter; as well as preliminary drafts and the final draft of the charter.

Dates: 1950-1952

Child Welfare Administrators of New Orleans records

Identifier: LaRC-577
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and records, including meeting minutes, of the Child Welfare Administrators of New Orleans, an association made up of individuals with executive and/or administrative positions in child services agencies. Collection also includes correspondence concerning the 1975 Southern Regional Conference of the Child Welfare League of America.

Dates: 1966-1975; Other: Majority of material found in 1966, 1974-1975

Communal Hebrew School records

Identifier: LaRC-834
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the financial, academic, and administrative records of the Communal Hebrew School in New Orleans. Included are the charter, board of director's minutes, committee files, correspondence, directories, memorials, student academic files, class schedules, budgets, scholastic supply orders, faculty applications, maintenance records, membership rolls, nursery registration forms, payroll, receipt books, ledgers and financial journals.

Dates: 1912-1972

Council of Social Agencies of New Orleans records

Identifier: LaRC-911
Scope and Contents The collection consists of minutes, reports, studies, reference materials, pamphlets, correspondence and other working records of a New Orleans social welfare league. The Council of Social Agencies of New Orleans served as a federated group of diverse area welfare organizations. It neither dealt directly with clients nor regulated member agencies. An umbrella organization, it conducted needs studies and coordinated activities of societies that provided assistance directly to individuals....
Dates: 1921-1966; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1966; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1965

East Feliciana Parish School Board Minutes

Identifier: LaRC-B-201
Scope and Contents

Contains the minutes of the meetings of the East Feliciana School Board. The meetings were held in Clinton and among the board members were William M. Jordan, T. D. Lipscomb, T. S. Adams and W. F. Norsworthy.

Dates: 1882-1885

Edna B. Freiberg papers

Identifier: LaRC-892
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Edna B. Freiberg's research on the history of Bayou St. John in preparation for her book, Bayou St. John in Colonial Louisiana. There are typed and annotated notes, newspaper clippings, ordinances, biographical material, and correspondence. There are also minutes for both the Orleans Levee Board and the New Orleans City Park Improvement Association. Also included are early manuscript copies of books, New Orleans maps (copies 1723-1953), as well as cartoons by John...
Dates: 1966-1981

Ellsworth Woodward papers

Identifier: LaRC-10
Content Description The collection consists of correspondence, speeches and other papers of Ellsworth Woodward. The collection also contains material related to the Louisiana Art Teachers Association, the Southern States Art League, and the American Institute of Architects. Correspondents include Leon Weiss, General Allison Owen, Moise Goldstein, and others. Also included are multiples sketches in both pencil and ink. Drawings are sketches of exhibit set ups, pottery, and scenes from Germany and elsewhere from...
Dates: 1918-1925

First Presbyterian Church records

Identifier: LaRC-1015
Scope and Contents

This collection focuses on the First Presbyterian Church in New Orleans and its Sunday school program. Items include financial records such as invoices, receipts, and correspondence, as well as minutes, a treasurer's report, and a catalog of religious educational publications.

Dates: 1936-1941

Freemasonry documents collection

Identifier: LaRC-562
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, regulations, certificates, membership lists, manuals, rituals, pamphlets, and other items from different lodges throughout New Orleans and Louisiana.

Dates: circa 1780-1989

Friday Afternoon Club records

Identifier: LaRC-725
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of minutes, treasurers' reports, membership lists, hostesses' notebooks, program announcement post cards, and other records of the Friday Afternoon Club in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dates: 1924-2015

German Protestant Home for Old and Infirm: House Committee Minute Book

Identifier: LaRC-B-238
Scope and Contents

Monthly reports of the House Committee and lists of members of the executive committee for each year. The reports are handwritten in German until 1910 when the reports appear in the form of newspaper clippings posted into the minute book.

Dates: 1910-1918

Harold Newton Lee papers

Identifier: LaRC-245
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials from the Louisiana League for the Preservation of Constitutional Rights (1917, 1934-1970) and Tulane University and Newcomb College's Departments of Philosophy (1924, 1936-1970). The Louisiana League for the Preservation of Constitutional Rights materials include correspondence, clippings, reports, and the results of investigations pertaining to the activities of the organization. The League was founded in 1937 by a group of New Orleanians, including...
Dates: 1917-1970

Jaubert Brothers, Inc. records

Identifier: LaRC-828
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of the business and financial records of Jaubert Brothers, Incorporated, a wholesale merchandise company in New Orleans from 1887 to 1980. Materials include merchandise inventories, ledgers, minutes, daily business files, correspondence, stockholder meeting information, insurance appraisals, tax claims, accounting files, stock certificates, administrative records, and photographs. There are also copies of papers pertaining to Claude-Louis-Seraphin...
Dates: 1916-1980

Jefferson Parish School Board records

Identifier: LaRC-1056
Scope and Contents

The collection contains meeting minutes from the Jefferson Parish School Board of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. The board meetings took place between 1969 and 1970 during the time that Elmo J. Bergeron was president of the school board. Included in the collection is a Jefferson Schools bulletin from 1970 March produced by the Jefferson Parish School Board.

Dates: 1969-1970

Jesuit plantation survey

Identifier: LaRC-M-1114
Scope and Contents

A Jesuit plantation survey report in English translation, 1763. The original English translation of the official report and minutes of the survey of the Jesuit plantation above New Orleans. The survey was certified 1763 July 22, by Olivier Duvezin, Surveyor General of Louisiana, and the minutes are dated November and December of that year. The document established the boundaries of the Jesuit lands seized by the French Crown.

Dates: 1763

Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans records

Identifier: LaRC-701
Scope and Contents The Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans records consists of administrative, organizational, financial, and subject files, as well as photographs, scrapbooks, and other ephemera that reflect the activities of the organization between 1914 and 1994. Included in the collection are the merger documents that consolidated the Jewish Charitable and Education Federation and the Jewish Welfare Fund into the Jewish Federation of New Orleans in 1962. Financial materials, consisting of contribution...
Dates: 1914-1994 (bulk: 1925-1990)

Knights d'Orleans records

Identifier: LaRC-986
Scope and Contents

The collection includes the club's constitution and bylaws, minutes, brochures, stationery, membership rosters, financial records, property inventory, photographs, correspondence, and memorabilia of activities. The club assists various Carnival krewes with staffing, presenting, and providing security for events. It also raises funds for its annual "Anniversary Run" and for other club, social, civic, and charitable activities.

Dates: 1993-2006; Other: Date acquired: 12/06/2004

l’Athénée Louisianais records

Identifier: LaRC-108
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the early papers of the l’Athénée Louisianais, an organization established in New Orleans in 1876 devoted to perpetuating the French language and scholarly French literature in Louisiana. The society held meetings several times a month, the minutes of which were published in the Comptes-Rendus de l’Athénée Louisianais, its journal, usually in addition to transcriptions of the notable lectures given at the meetings. It sponsored a yearly literary contest; the...
Dates: 1834-1987; Other: Majority of material found in 1870-1885

League of Women Voters of New Orleans records

Identifier: LaRC-556
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of administrative records chiefly of the New Orleans and Baton Rouge League of Women Voters, including financial records, minutes, correspondence, clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, broadsides, informational flyers, and mimeographed sheets.

Dates: 1915-2008

Louisiana Civil Service League records

Identifier: LaRC-118
Scope and Contents The Louisiana Civil Service League records consist of League founder Charles E. Dunbar's personal and professional papers, as well as the League's meeting agendas, scrapbooks, and financial records. Also included in the collection are clippings, general and presidential reports, publicity, minutes, membership information, legislative affairs material, the Louisiana Watchman (1946-1948), and annual reports. The collection also contains some records of the Louisiana Civil Service Commission,...
Dates: 1932-1992

Louisiana folklore documents collection

Identifier: LaRC-827
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of materials relating to Louisiana folklore, mostly from the meeting of the Louisiana Association of the American Folklore Society, including minutes, membership lists, newspaper clippings, and manuscripts of folk tales.

Dates: 1892-1896