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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

American Protective League records

Identifier: LaRC-487
Scope and Contents The American Protective League was active during the time of the United States' involvement in World War I. Its letterhead states that it was "organized with approval and operating under the direction of the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Investigation." Directors of its New Orleans office were Charles Weinberger, Chief, and A.G. Newmyer and M.M. Levy, Deputy Chiefs. This collection consists mainly of circulars, memos and correspondence from the League office calling meetings...
Dates: 1918

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

Arthur William Hyland papers

Identifier: LaRC-1023
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Arthur William Hyland's papers accumulated while working for the New Orleans Cotton Exchange. Included in the collection are certificates, newspaper clippings, photographs, professional correspondence (1930-1964), programs, annual reports, publications on the cotton industry, a handbook on the charter and by-laws of the Cotton Exchange, a book on the history of the Cotton Exchange, membership lists, as well as speeches. Hyland served on numerous committees at the...
Dates: 1916-1964

Benjamin Morgan Harrod papers

Identifier: LaRC-253
Scope and Contents

The Benjamin Morgan Harrod papers consists primarily of materials about the construction of the Panama Canal, as well as flood control and navigation. Included is correspondence, a minutebook of the Isthian Canal Commission, a speech by Harrod, photographs, reports, and a bound volume.

Dates: 1878-1910

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

Cecil Morgan papers

Identifier: LaRC-312
Scope and Contents The collection includes materials related to Cecil Morgan's career as a member of the Louisiana Civil Service Commission. He was also a leader of the legislative force that impeached Governor Huey P. Long in 1929. Materials include correspondence, speeches, resolutions, bills and newspaper clippings concerning Louisiana politics, particularly Long and his impeachment. The materials related to the Civil Service Commission include correspondence, hearings and related reports and publications....
Dates: 1922-1971

Cesil Kohlman Levin collection

Identifier: LaRC-928
Scope and Contents

This artificial collection brings together official papers of the New Orleans Brandeis Women's Committee as well as the New Orleans Chapter of Hadassah. Materials include by-laws, constitutions, membership lists, correspondence, financial reports, minutes, study group notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, bulletins, a scrapbook, as well as items for fundraising activities. There are also some materials relating to the Jewish Federation of New Orleans.

Dates: 1883-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1970s; Other: Date acquired: 09/08/1996

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

Community Service Center records

Identifier: LaRC-726
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of a history of the Community Service Center, correspondence, working papers, reports, grant applications, interview materials, notes, information on job placement and volunteers, forms, counseling information, a budget, pamphlets, proposals, and logs. The Community Service Center was chartered as a private, non-profit, charitable agency under the laws of the State of Louisiana in 1965 as an organization to assist former inmates take care of their problems when they...
Dates: 1964-1976

Cotton Trade collection

Identifier: LaRC-537
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of correspondence, receipt books, sales reports, a brief, an insurance policy, sales receipts, a photograph album, business records, lists of customers, an abstract, and an advertisement from different companies, families, and individuals involved in the cotton trade.

Dates: 1811-1917

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

Cui Bono

Identifier: LaRC-B-321
Scope and Contents

A report on the reasons why Louisiana voted at a convention of delegates, elected by popular vote to secede from the Union.

Dates: 1935

Edgar B. Stern collection

Identifier: LaRC-235
Scope and Contents

This collection includes of Edgar B. Stern's personal correspondence, legal and financial records, military papers, college papers and memorabilia, invitations, international and New Orleans post cards, clippings, pamphlets, scrapbooks, certificates, diplomas, speeches, essays, reports, telegrams, maps, photographs and photographic negatives, cartoons, and printed material. Financial records of cotton firms include massive (up to 59 cm.) ledger books.

Dates: 1880-1970

Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana records

Identifier: LaRC-558
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials relating to the history of the Episcopal Church in Louisiana, Louisiana bishops, the Diocesan House, state and general conventions, the Woman's Auxiliary, individual Episcopal churches in Louisiana, the Episcopal Children's Home, and the Gaudet Episcopal Home and School. Materials include annual reports, scrapbooks, board minutes, newsletters, confirmation records, marriage certificates, journals, registers, correspondence, records of services, financial...
Dates: 1805-1998; Other: Majority of material found within 1868-1963

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

Gladys Freeman Cahn papers

Identifier: LaRC-907
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Gladys Freeman Cahn (1901-1964), a social welfare and civil rights activist who served as national president of the National Council of Jewish Women from 1949-1955 and was affiliated with the Louisiana Civil Liberties Union, UNESCO, the national Urban League, the Louisiana Conference of Social Welfare, the Civilian Defense Volunteer Office, and other community welfare organizations. Included are transcripts of speeches,...
Dates: 1940s-1984; Other: Majority of material found in 1950s-1960s; Other: Date acquired: 10/06/1988

Grand Army of the Republic, Joseph A. Mower Post No. 1 records

Identifier: LaRC-227
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of applications for membership, muster rolls, correspondence, receipts, quartermaster's reports, and a court martial. The Grand Army of the Republic, Joseph A. Mower Post No. 1 represented the Department of the Gulf (Louisiana and Mississippi). The Grand Army of the Republic was a voluntary association of men who served in the Union army or navy during the Civil War. The association was organized to maintain and strengthen fraternal feelings, to perpetuate the...
Dates: 1875-1922; Other: Majority of material found in 1883-1890

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

International Development Bank Report of Mission to Guatemala

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 065
Scope and Contents

1962-1963.  Comprehensive two-part mimeograph report in Spanish of the International Development Bank (IDB) Mission to Guatemala, with a transmittal letter in English from Mission Chairman Merwin L. Bohan to Felipe Herrera, President of the IDB, explaining that Part I covers the fiscal and economic situation and suggests remedial measures, while Part II presents a program for the reorganization of Guatemala's banking and credit institutions. 4 pieces.

Dates: 1962-1963

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

John T. Hayward papers

Identifier: LaRC-1021
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of the business papers of John T. Hayward, including reports, notes, statistics, patents, patent applications, technical drawings, blueline prints, correspondence, legal papers, ledgers, and financial records. Hayward was primarily an engineer and inventor and spent much of his life in the oil industry. In the collection there are several court cases in which ownership of Hayward's patents is disputed by others. There is also a large amount of Hayward...
Dates: 1913-1974 (bulk: 1940s-1950s)

Joseph Jones papers

Identifier: LaRC-172
Scope and Contents The collection consists chiefly of correspondence, manuscripts and personal papers of Joseph Jones, a physician and professor of medicine of Georgia and Louisiana. Many of the documents are from the Civil War period, including Jones' medical investigations. Jones conducted studies of the diseases and injuries in Confederate hospitals and prisons, particularly Andersonville. An important result of these investigations was an extensive number of medical reports, hospital records, and casualty...
Dates: 1820-1900; Other: Majority of material found in 1849-1900

Judah Benjamin to Jefferson Davis letter

Identifier: LaRC-M-1132
Scope and Contents Letter from Judah Benjamin, Acting Secretary of War, to Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, 1862 March 21. In it, Benjamin discusses the petition of William Blackiston for appointment in the Confederate Army. Although Blackiston is of a young age, he has been excluded from appointment due to his home state, possibly a state from the North or a border state. Benjamin cites acts of the Confederate States in this report to Davis and that men like Blackiston should...
Dates: 1862 March 21

Louisiana Historical Society records

Identifier: LaRC-854
Scope and Contents The oldest historical organization in the state, the Louisiana Historical Society was founded in 1835. The collection consists of the organizational records of the Louisiana Historical Society, including correspondence, a history of the Society, newsletters, agendas, reports, cassettes, receipts, other financial records, member lists, publications, pictures, minutes, and proceedings. There is a significant amount of correspondence from President Hugh Wilkinson in 1962 as well as minute books...
Dates: 1877-1997

Louisiana politics and elections collection

Identifier: LaRC-536
Scope and Contents

This collection is made up of broadsides, poll tax receipts, pamphlets, candidate lists, registration certificates, reports, correspondence, fliers, election reports, biographical sketches, letters of application, letters of recommendation, and certificates of appointment.

Dates: 1805-1993

Louisiana State Dental Society records

Identifier: LaRC-626
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of correspondence of the Louisiana State Dental Society, a professional organization within the twelfth district of the American Dental Association. The Louisiana State Dental Society is comprised of eight districts located throughout the state. The collection includes lists of members who have paid their Louisiana State Dental Society and American Dental Association dues, acceptance and rejection letters of those appointed to various committees of the...
Dates: 1942-1948

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