New Orleans (La) -- History -- 19th century
Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists primarily of Antebellum and Civil War letters collected by donor Al Lippman. The letters were primarily written by Union soldiers in the south to their families in the north. The letters describe news of skirmishes and fighting, daily camp life, illness and disease, slavery and opinions and observations about their experiences. Many of the letters were written by soldiers stationed in Louisiana. The collection also contains 41 Civil War postal covers.
This collection consists of correspondence of Andrew Hynes while serving with Tennessee troops in the Battle of New Orleans campaign. The correspondence from Nashville mentions business, political and military affairs. Main correspondents represented in the collection include Willie Blount, Thomas Fletcher and William Hynes. Also included are printed orders, broadsides, roster of officers of the Tennessee army and map of the battlefield of the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812.
This collection consists of professional papers of Christian Roselius of Louisiana. Included are an 1859 letter handwritten by Christian Roselius to John W. Lavillebeuve concerning public works and drainage in New Orleans, and an 1854 handwritten college lecture on civil law.
This collection consists of personal papers of members of the Cochran family in New Orleans, La. Included are handwritten correspondence, legal papers, and partially printed financial papers. Letters were written by various individuals, predominantly to family members in New Orleans. Individuals and families represented are William Cochran (or Guillermo Cochran), Williamine or Wilhelmina, Leidensdorff, Pienoir, Gomez, and Heron.
This collection consists of handwritten and typed personal and professional correspondence, printed biographical material, photographs, post cards, calling cards, invitations, telegrams, poems, political pamphlets, legal and financial papers, newspaper clippings, and other documents relating to the life of Don A. Pardee.
This collection contains documents related to Dr. Edmond Souchon, an anatomist, surgeon, and sanitarian of New Orleans. These documents include his medical notes and anatomy manuscripts. Some major documents of the collection are letters and correspondence with other doctors concerning the publication of Index Medicus. Personal letters, thank you notes, photographs, clippings, other papers can also be found in this collection.
The collection consists chiefly of correspondence to Frank L. Place, son of Lucius H. Place and Elizabeth Landis. Lucius H. Place was an unsuccessful candidate in the 1860 New Orleans mayoral election, running on the Citizen's Ticket. There are several letters from Frank to his father while in Gambier, Ohio from 1858 to 1866, and many letters from his aunt, Lucy Place Aubrey, who cared for Frank after the death of his mother in 1856.
This collection consists of handwritten business and personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, charts, drawings, and printed business papers, relating to the life and career of G. T. Beauregard. Some letters bear postmarks and seals. Includes engineering correspondence of Beauregard concerning his work on Fort McHenry, Fort Pike and the Mississippi River.
This collection consists of personal and professional papers of members of the Hurt family of Louisiana, particularly of Ashley Davis Hurt. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, school papers, a poem, speeches, certificates, newspaper clippings and other printed items. A. D. Hurt's correspondents include William Preston Johnston and William O. Rogers. Also included are items relating to the Robinson family.