Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
The Byrne family papers consists of correspondence, copies of deeds, photographs, genealogical research, and writings composed and gathered by Celeste Byrne. Celeste Byrne worked on a book project that documented 300 years of Byrne family history up until her grandfather's death in 1903.
This collection consists of Corinne Chisholm Frost's correspondence, fragments of copies of correspondence with philosopher John Dewey, her own writings relating to her own philosophical views, as well as reference materials. Also included are materials produced while Frost attended the Famous Writers School.
This collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, scrapbooks, diaries, clippings, local history and family histories of George Purnell Whittington, historian and author, of Rapides Parish, Louisiana. Included are G.P. Whittington's correspondence with noted historians such as Grace King and Herbert E. Bolton. Also included is copies of correspondence of William C.C. Claiborne, Edward Livingston, and Josiah Stoddard Johnston, as well as the letters and diary of John Sibley.
The collection consists of material from former Tulane University College dean John P. Dyer, including personal correspondence, materials from New Orleans Rotary, ephemera from Tulane Night Performances, as well as his publication research and portions of some manuscripts. Also included are his reference materials on the Civil war and the Confederacy, night and adult colleges, a Bible, as well as two scrapbooks and three plaques.
This collection consists primarily of the writings and speeches of Robert James Kuhn (1900-1975). In 1928, Kuhn introduced the the process of cathodic protection of corrosive metals to New Orleans pipelines. Of importance is the 1928 paper Kuhn gave to the United States Bureau of Standards on cathodic protection. In addition, the collection contains biographies of Kuhn, photographs, clippings about Kuhn's work, as well as the memoirs of his wife, Gladys Story Kuhn.