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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

Louisiana Purchase Exposition records

Identifier: LaRC-830
Scope and Contents The collection consists of material relating to the Louisiana Purchase Exposition held in St. Louis, Missouri in 1904 collected by William C. Stubbs, Executive Commissioner of the Louisiana Board of Commissioners, as well as his assistant, Robert Glenk. This collection contains meeting minutes (1903-1906), letters of acceptance and other correspondence, (1904-1906) as well as invitations to state days and openings and from foreign countries. In addition, there is an invitation booklet with...
Dates: 1903-1906

Louisiana State Advisory Council on Employment Security records

Identifier: LaRC-161
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, minutes, press clippings, membership lists, state and federal government pamphlets on employment security. The Louisiana State Advisory Council on Employment Security was led by Chairman Donald M. Halley during the administration of Governor Robert F. Kennon. The correspondence is to and from Halley and includes letters from J. Hadley Heard and Richard E. Walker, Administrators, Louisiana Department of Labor, Division of Employment Security.

Dates: 1952-1956

Louisiana State Museum Board of Curators Minutes

Identifier: LaRC-B-325
Scope and Contents

Seven typescript volumes of minutes of the Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans from 1905 to 1934. They give accessions, financial information, attendance figures and distinguished visitors. Newspaper articles relating to the museum or to members of the Board are copied into the volumes.

Dates: 1905-1934

Lusher Playground Project records

Identifier: LaRC-809
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, general papers, accounts, architectural plans, a photo album, and checkbook, all of which relate to the construction of the playground at R.M. Lusher Elementary School. Includes fund raising papers of Robert Bermudez and preliminary drawings and final architectural plans by William K. Turner of the Tulane School of Architecture.

Dates: 1967-1974

Maduell family business records

Identifier: LaRC-191
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the records of three Maduell family businesses dealing with electronic equipment sales and/or service. The companies were called Delta Electronics, Louisiana Quik-Chek, and Minute Men Service Company. There are minutes, correspondence, certificates, balance sheets, ledgers, receipts, stock certificates as well as a brief history of the firms by Charles Maduell, Jr. In addition, there are five articles about the Maduell family, the Viosca and Percy families, the...
Dates: 1946-1969

Metairie Woman's Club records

Identifier: LaRC-922
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the organizational records of the Metairie Woman's Club from its founding in 1939 to 1995. The club was established to promote civic, social, and philanthropic work in Metairie, Louisiana. The records include historical information about the organization, correspondence (1974-1995), committee reports, annual reports, agendas, financial reports, tape recordings of board meetings, minutes (1938-1994), scrapbooks, and presidents' books.

Dates: 1938-1995; Other: Date acquired: 08/05/1997

Mid-City Kiwanis Club records

Identifier: LaRC-883
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of scrapbooks, membership rosters, photographs, newsletters, reports, and minutes of the Mid-City Kiwanis Club. There are also materials relating to club president Henry A. Gandolfo, including scrapbooks pertaining to his business, Albert Weiblen Marble and Granite Company.

Dates: 1942-1973

National Council of Jewish Women, Greater New Orleans Section records

Identifier: LaRC-667
Scope and Contents

The National Council of Jewish Women, Greater New Orleans Section records consist of annual reports, agendas, minutes, financial reports, scrapbooks, bulletins, programs, general files pamphlets, and correspondence with other local and national organizations.

Dates: 1894-1986 (bulk: 1950-1982)

New Orleans Community Chest Scrapbooks

Identifier: LaRC-B-176
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks of the New Orleans Community Chest from its organization in 1924. Included are posters, placards, banners and other campaign materials used in the first Community Chest Drive, minutes and correspondence of several committees, and publicity on all Community Chest agencies and philanthropic activities in New Orleans. Of particular interest are items relating to the work of the Women's Educational Committee, the Community Chest Interpretation Projects.

Dates: 1924-1957

New Orleans Cotton Exchange records

Identifier: LaRC-652
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of financial records, board minutes, ledgers, membership lists, stock certificates, check stubs, correspondence, telegraphic cipher books, market reports for New Orleans and New York, visitor registers, and employee records.

Dates: 1871-1979 (bulk: 1880-1960)

New Orleans Fire Companies

Identifier: LaRC-B-288
Scope and Contents

Registers of the Fire Companies of New Orleans. The colection includes Constitutions and bylaws, Minutes of meetings, ledgers, receipt book, lists of members, roll call, records of fires attended, scrapbook, exempt call and expulsions.

Dates: 1848-1892

New Orleans Friends of Music records

Identifier: LaRC-389
Scope and Contents The New Orleans Friends of Music is a volunteer music organization, established in 1956, that is enthusiastic about chamber music and brings visiting artists to play at Dixon Hall at the Tulane University campus. The collection is made up of the organization's articles of incorporation, by-laws, and amendments, membership lists, officer lists, minutes, correspondence, subscriptions, calling lists, financial records, artists' contracts, publicity, programs, promotional records, grant...
Dates: 1955-2008

New Orleans Girls' High School Alumnae Association Records

Identifier: LaRC-B-209
Scope and Contents

The volume contains records of the New Orleans Girls' High School Alumnae Association, including minutes of the annual meetings and receptions, and reports of special activities. Also included are the brief biographical sketches of the members of the organization, and a brief essay on the early history of the New Orleans high schools by Miss Harriet A. Suter.

Dates: 1894-1925

New Orleans Religious Society of Friends records

Identifier: LaRC-786
Scope and Contents The New Orleans Religious Society of Friends was founded in 1945. The first meeting was inspired by a Quaker couple, the Binfords, on a visit to New Orleans. All members of the wider Quaker fellowship in the vicinity were called together. They formed the New Orleans Fellowship of Friends which met monthly at the YWCA for a short program of business and music. This collection consists of minutes, correspondence, financial records, marriage and membership information, budgets, newsletters, and...
Dates: 1945-1991

New Orleans Round Table of the National Conference of Christians and Jews records

Identifier: LaRC-942
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of administrative records, correspondence, donor lists, minutes, and publications created during the operation of New Orleans Round Table of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. The goals of the organization were to teach the community the brotherhood of man and to share the experiences of World War II.

Dates: 1943-1947; Other: Date acquired: 02/12/1996

New Orleans Society for Plant Sciences records

Identifier: LaRC-641
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the organizational records of the New Orleans Society for Plant Sciences, which was previously known as the Botanical Society of New Orleans. Materials include correspondence, meeting reports, by-laws, constitutions, membership information, financial records, speeches, speaker information, a history of the society, and social event details. There is also a bibliography that lists holdings of botanical literature at Tulane University. In addition, during the period...
Dates: 1930-1943

New Orleans Traffic and Transportation Bureau records

Identifier: LaRC-744
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the business and financial records of the New Orleans Traffic and Transportation Bureau. Included are a history and list of functions of the Bureau, minutes, advertisements, reports, ledgers, journals, cash books, receipts, and trial balances. The Bureau was started in 1915 to promote the development of the Port of New Orleans by establishing competitive freight rate structures for water, rail, and truck transportation.

Dates: 1914-1987

New Orleans YWCA records

Identifier: LaRC-637
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, financial reports, scrapbooks, program packets, newspaper clippings, and pamphlets produced by the New Orleans YWCA during its regular operation between 1911 and 1981.

Dates: 1911-1994; Other: Majority of material found within 1911-1969

Orleans Neighborhood Centers records

Identifier: LaRC-403
Scope and Contents The collection consists of administrative files, surveys, photographs and negatives, clippings, pamphlets, meeting materials, budgets, financial records, ledgers, committee reports, case records, group records, theses, scrapbooks, and receipt books. These materials document the expansion of the Junior League of New Orleans' philanthropic children's program to the point that the organization could no longer support it, causing it to be turned over to the State of Louisiana as the Orleans...
Dates: 1941-1967

Parish Campaign Minutes

Identifier: LaRC-M-1211
Scope and Contents

Minutes of the Executive Committee, acting with full powers during the recess of the general Parish Campaign Committee, Parish of Orleans, being part of the Democratic-Conservative Party.

Dates: 1884

Railroad documents collection

Identifier: LaRC-526
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of minutes, correspondence, petitions, ordinances, an address, bonds, articles, company histories, receipts, currency, reports, and an autobiography relating to railroads in the South.

Dates: 1829-1936

Ruth McEnery Stuart Clan records

Identifier: LaRC-369
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the Ruth McEnery Stuart Clan's historical and biographical information, constitution, and bylaws. It also contains clippings, lists of officers, correspondence, minutes from meetings, treasurer's reports, bank statements, yearbooks, as well as scrapbooks. The literary society was founded in 1915 by Judith Hyams Douglas, who named the society after her friend, author Ruth McEnery Stuart.

Dates: 1907-2010

Society of Colonial Wars, Louisiana Chapter records

Identifier: LaRC-799
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of correspondence about the founding and recruiting of members of the Louisiana Chapter of the Society of Colonial Wars (1924-1935). The main correspondents are Collins Cerré Diboll and Allison Owen. There are also applications to Louisiana Chapter of the Society, yearbooks, rosters, reports, membership lists and registers from other state chapters of the Society. In additions, there are reports, minutes, a constitution and bylaws, yearbooks, and stationery from the...
Dates: 1916-1960; Other: Majority of material found within 1924-1928

Sons of Confederate Veterans minute book

Identifier: LaRC-B-294
Scope and Contents

Compiled orders, reports and minutes for the General Headquarters of the Sons of Confederate Veterans during the administration of Rudolph H. Waldo as Commander-in-Chief.

Dates: 1960-1962

Sophie L. Gumbel Home Papers

Identifier: LaRC-B-175
Scope and Contents

Volume 1 contains the minutes of the meetings of the Board of the Sophie L. Gumbel Home for Feebelminded Girls. The home, founded in 1917 as part of the Touro-Shakespeare Almshouse, became a separate institution in 1922 and is supported by public and private funds. Volume 2 contains 47 8x10 photos of boy students of the Sophie L. Gumbel School in 1972.

Dates: 1923-1947

South Methodist Episcopal Church Quarterly Conference Record Book

Identifier: LaRC-B-327
Scope and Contents

Record book of the South Methodist Episcopal Church. Contains minutes of the Quarterly Conference from 1900 to 1903 with lists of church members and baptisms.

Dates: 1900-1903

Southern States Art League records

Identifier: LaRC-11
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence from the early days of the League (1921-1925), bulletins (1925-1947), membership lists (1925-1946), clippings (1922-1925), press lists (1927-1947), records of prizes of annual exhibitions and of donors to the Woodward Award Fund. Also included are financial records, artist files, exhibition catalogues, clippings,  board minutes, circuit materials, and later correspondence (1926-1947).

Dates: 1921-1950

Southern Yacht Club records

Identifier: LaRC-743
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the official records of the Southern Yacht Club of New Orleans, which was founded in 1849. Included are meeting minutes (1849-1978), registers, photographs, a volume of the organization's magazine, and material about the 1972 championship races.

Dates: 1849-1978

St. Luke's Episcopal Church records

Identifier: LaRC-216
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence to and from the church, financial records dating to the nineteenth century, vestry minutes, parish registers and services, sermon notes, reprints of articles and other printed materials, clippings, church bulletins, photographs, and choir books.

Dates: 1894-1973; Other: Majority of material found in 1964-1970

Standard Fruit & Steamship Company records

Identifier: LaRC-653
Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of the business records of Standard Fruit & Steamship Co. and related bodies, including the files of Salvador D'Antoni as well as administrative records throughout the corporate evolution of the company. Items include business papers, blueprints, newspapers, correspondence, minute books, articles of agreement, financial papers, minutes, contracts, telegrams, reports, clippings, and pamphlets.

Dates: 1900-1977