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Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Caruthers Phelps papers

Identifier: LaRC-447
Scope and Contents The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, notes, newspapers clippings, sketches, political cartoons, drawings, paintings, and writings that reflect Albert Caruthers Phelps' career as a journalist. He was an editorial writer for the New Orleans Item, New Orleans Picayune, and the Times-Democrat. He also published his political cartoons and the collection includes both printed cartoons and original sketches. In addition to articles in leading national magazines and newspapers, he...
Dates: 1802-1912

Augustin and Wogan families papers

Identifier: LaRC-223
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family papers, primarily of the Augustin family, with notes and papers of the Wogan family. In addition, there are writings by Jeanne Wogan Arguedas, who wrote under the pen name Anne Labranche. The Augustin family papers consist of records of Jean Augustin and his wife Marie Sauton as well as a petition signed by prominent New Orleanians in favor of Honorable Donatien Augustin, Judge of the Fifth District Court (1857). There are genealogies for the Wogan family as...
Dates: 1803-1936

Byrne family papers

Identifier: LaRC-1009
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1970-1981

Charles Cassedy Bass papers

Identifier: LaRC-419
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the correspondence, writings, diplomas, certificates, programs, sympathy notes, clippings, and photographs of Dr. Charles Cassedy Bass (1875-1975). Bass was a professor at Tulane Medical School and later dean (1922-1940). He did research on and promoted the "Bass technique" of preventative dental health care, and there are writings on this topic in the collection. In addition, there are biographies on Bass, as well as writings about him by others. There are also...
Dates: 1899-1975

Claudel family papers

Identifier: LaRC-862
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the correspondence, papers, and writings of several members of the Claudel family. There are the papers of Thomas Hayes, who preached at the Seamen's Bethel, which include clippings, correspondence, financial records, sermon notes, and religious material. His granddaughter, Alice Moser Claudel, was a poet, teacher, and editor of the New Laurel Review. Her papers contain correspondence, poetry, essays, New Laurel Review material, a biography, notes, and school...
Dates: 1817-1988; Other: Majority of material found in 1858-1983

Corinne Chisholm Frost papers

Identifier: LaRC-1017
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1930-1972 (bulk: 1956-1971)

Danella "Dani" Hero papers

Identifier: NA-446

G.P. Whittington papers

Identifier: LaRC-29
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1804-1932

James M. Todd papers

Identifier: LaRC-418
Scope and Contents James M. Todd  (1896-1970) was an engineer in Louisiana and was very active in both local and national engineering organizations. The collection includes correspondence, articles, clippings, biographical sketches, photographs, invitations, certificates, as well as a large amount of printed material related to the organizations and activities in which Todd was active. There are proceedings from the Louisiana Engineering Society, of which Todd was president and a scrapbook with clippings,...
Dates: 1908-1975

John F.C. Waldo papers

Identifier: LaRC-390
Scope and Contents The collection consists of legal papers, business correspondence, and writings of John F. C. Waldo (1855-1923), who was a lawyer, author, and public speaker. He was City Attorney of New Orleans (1904-1920), Knights of Pythias Grand Chancellor, and president of the First Unitarian Church. There are legal papers in the collection regarding John McDonogh's estate and the suit of Carleton Hunt versus the City of New Orleans. In addition, there are poems and articles Waldo wrote and collected as...
Dates: 1811-1927

John P. Dyer papers

Identifier: LaRC-77
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1878-1968 (bulk: 1951-1966)

Lambert family papers

Identifier: LaRC-244
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Pierre Antoine Lambert (d. 1827) and of his son, Pierre Alexandre Lambert (1806-1895). Included are diplomas, medical certificates, a thesis, a slave agreement, correspondence, photographs, clippings, account books and other financial records, patient ledgers and prescriptions, baptismal records, contracts, passports, legal opinions, scientific and mathematical papers, political pamphlets, a theater ticket, a map, and other handwritten and printed...
Dates: 1798-1905; Other: Majority of material found in 1798-1862

Leonard Huber papers

Identifier: LaRC-879
Scope and Contents Leonard V. Huber (1903-1984) was a businessman, historian, civic leader, and writer. He was president of Victor Huber and Sons, Incorporated, owner and builder of Hope Mausoleum as well as Louisiana's first crematory. He was active in many local historical societies and authored several books and articles on subjects including steamboats, cemeteries, postal history, Mardi Gras, and New Orleans landmarks. The collection consists of Huber's correspondence, lectures, articles, research,...
Dates: 1870-1982

M.D. Girard papers

Identifier: LaRC-638
Scope and Contents This collection consists mostly of French handwritten correspondence by Marie Drivon Girard (1814-1913); her father, Antoine Tauvin Bernard Drivon; her first husband, Jean Marie Aquart; and her cousins, the Alexanders. Also included are notebooks with theological and historical writings by Girard; account books; birth, baptismal and marriage certificates of members of the Drivon, Aquart and Girard families; French grammatical exercises; newspaper clippings from the Louisiana French...
Dates: 1774-1902

Menke, Burlage, and Kracke families papers

Identifier: LaRC-603
Scope and Contents The collection consists of German manuscript poetry from the 1850s. Some of the poems were written by Reinhardine Menke, but most are of unknown authorship. Most of the poems are contained in Menke's composition books (1844, 1850-1856). These notebooks also contain moral philosophies supported by biblical quotations. Also included is family correspondence (1866-1887), compositions and school exercises (1854, 1873-1879), clippings of German and English poetry, and a notebook of Johann Hermann...
Dates: 1842-1887

Robert James Kuhn papers

Identifier: LaRC-385
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1928-1975