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Photograph albums

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

A.B. Paterson papers

Identifier: LaRC-908
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of A.B. Paterson's photographs, newspaper clippings, memorial material, a photograph album, awards, and scrapbooks. Paterson was one of the founders of the International House, a member of Young Men's Business Club of New Orleans, and active with the New Orleans Area Council Boy Scouts of America, Louisiana State Board of Industry and Commerce, and New Orleans Aviation Board.

Dates: 1908-1958; Other: Date acquired: 09/08/1988

Alice Monroe Labouisse papers

Identifier: LaRC-283
Scope and Contents The collection contains photographs, correspondence, bills and receipts, cards and invitations, clippings, church publications, and photo albums. There is a commonplace book of Alice Blanc dated 1875 September and 1876 that includes observations on the United States Centennial in Philadelphia. The photograph albums include images of the Gulf Coast, North Carolina, New York, and New Orleans (buildings). There are also family photographs of the Labouisse family as well as desk diaries of Alice...
Dates: 1875-1965

Berthe Amoss papers

Identifier: LaRC-808
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of greeting cards, coloring books, preliminary sketches, water color washes, mock-ups, manuscript and typed drafts, paste ups, and publisher's galley proofs of books by Berthe Amoss. Also includes manuscript and typed drafts as well as sketches and water colors of The Mysterious Prowler, text by Joan Lowery Nixon, with illustrations by Amoss. The collection also includes correspondence with publishers.

Dates: 1966-2000

Chaillé-Jamison family papers

Identifier: LaRC-302
Scope and Contents

Letters, certificates, diplomas, photographs, and scrapbooks of the Chaillé-Jamison Family, including histories of the family compiled by Dr. Chaillé. Also includes records and newspaper clippings detailing Mrs. Stanford Chaillé Jamison's activities with the Orleans Club and Orleans Parish Medical Society, Women's Auxilliary; and candid personal memoirs written by Stanford Chaillé in 1892.

Dates: 1847-1966

Clifford Hoey Stem papers

Identifier: LaRC-523
Scope and Contents

The collection primarily consists of photographs that document the life of New Orleans civil and mechanical engineer Clifford Hoey Stem (1893-1963). There are photographs of Stem's time at Boys' High School, graduation at Tulane University, military involvement, honeymoon, as well as his family. Also in the collection are invitations, certificates, correspondence, and newspaper clipppings.

Dates: 1910-1963

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

Ethel Crumb Brett Collection of Autographed Photographs

Identifier: LaRC-B-206
Scope and Contents The collection consists of autographed photographs of the following persons: Woodrow Wilson, Edith Bolling Wilson, Herbert Hoover, Eleanor Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Arturo Toscanini, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Harry S. Truman, Gertrude Lawrence, Ellen Terry, Calvin Coolidge, Helen Keller, Annie Sullivan and Lorado Taft. There is also an unsigned photograph of Richard B. Harrison and a signature of Dwight D. Eisenhower on an autograph card. Several of the photos are autographed to Miss...
Dates: 1910-1950

F. Edward Hébert papers

Identifier: LaRC-650
Scope and Contents

F. Edward Hébert (1901-1979) was the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives from the state of Louisiana, holding office from 1941-1977. The collection consists of political correspondence, hundreds of scrapbooks and photograph albums, subject files, bound press releases and speeches, a manuscript for his autobiography (Last of the Titans), political cartoons, awards, and audio/visual materials.

Dates: 1916-1979 (bulk: 1940-1978)

George R. Wendling papers

Identifier: LaRC-571
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of personal notes and letters to George R. Wendling (1845-1915). Correspondents include Robert J. Burdette, Wendell Phillips, David Davis, Eugene Field, Bishop T.U. Dudley, James Whitcomb Riley, Josh Billings, John Temple Graves, Guy C. Lee, William A. Sunday, William Jennings Bryan, Thomas Nelson Page, Jefferson Davis, Frederick Ward, Kate Field, Ross Crane, and others. There are also two land patents issued to Joseph F. Stephenson of Clark County, Virginia...
Dates: 1839-1915

Girl's High School No. 2 Class Photograph

Identifier: LaRC-B-196
Scope and Contents

Photograph of the students of Girl's High School No. 2. New Orleans. Each of the girls is identified.

Dates: 1911

Henry S. Moore family papers

Identifier: LaRC-354
Scope and Contents

The collection includes photographs, photo albums, legal documents, deeds, certificates, newspaper clippings, accounts, genealogical records, correspondence (1821-1918), and other papers. There is also a journal that contains notations of readings and notes on legal terminology as well as household accounts and home remedies (1841-1847). Also included are military certificates and insurance policies.

Dates: 1821-1951

John Karlem Riess papers

Identifier: LaRC-994
Scope and Contents John Karlem "Ducky" Riess (1913-2005) was professor of physics at Tulane University from 1943 to 1978 as well as professor emeritus (1978-2005) and faculty advisor to the fraternity system. The collection consists of Riess' personal papers, research materials relating to his publications, offprints of articles, correspondence, family papers, photographs, stamps, drawings, clippings, and awards. There are also materials related to his research on John Leonard Riddell. John Riess, the father...
Dates: 1866-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1920s-1990s

Judge Clarke's House History

Identifier: LaRC-B-212
Scope and Contents

A Manuscript volume of the history of the Clarke House with copies of plans, deeds and photographs.

Dates: Other: Undated

Kate Kearny Album

Identifier: LaRC-B-280
Scope and Contents

Album of autographs and poetry by Confederate prisoners held in the Custom House and elsewhere in New Orleans. The album was kept by Miss Kate Kearny.

Dates: 1862-1864

Lattimer Family Photograph Album

Identifier: LaRC-B-123
Scope and Contents

The album contains fifty-eight carte de visite photos of members of the Woods, Brown, Greene, Lattimer, Montaldo and Burke families, taken chiefly by New Orleans photographers. Twenty-one of the photos are identified.

Dates: 1860-1869

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

M.V. Haulard family papers

Identifier: LaRC-169
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the professional and family papers of M.V. Haulard, engineer with the New Orleans Railway and Light Company from 1904 to 1922. Materials include correspondence, cost estimates, memos, bills, construction books, photographs and photograph albums, invitations, postcards, and memorial cards. There is also a volume entitled "Determination of the Earth's Horizontal Magnetic Component."

Dates: 1800s-1922

Payne Family Photograph Album

Identifier: LaRC-B-284
Scope and Contents

The album is a collection of photographs of the Payne Family of New Orleans and relatives in the South. Enclosed was a poem, "A First Sorrow" by Mary Taylor Payne, and a list of the fifty hostages taken at Charleston.

Dates: 1860-1880

Phoenix Utility Company records

Identifier: LaRC-228
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of 19 centimeter x 24 centimeter photographs relating to New Orleans building projects of the Phoenix Utility Company during the 1920s. These feature the construction of the Market St. Steam Electric Station Extension and they depict not only buildings and utility construction details, but also laborers. Also included in this collection are handwritten and typed daily work journals with charts, diagrams, and descriptions of public works projects. The...
Dates: 1924-1927

Photograph album of Veracruz, Mexico

 Collection — Box 43, Album: 065
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-065
Content Description 1887. Photograph album of Veracruz, Mexico, compiled by Mexican sculptor, Ernesto Scheleske. The album has tooled leather covers with a gold embossed label, "Album," on the cover with evidence of gilt page ends. The album contains 71 pages. The top paper carries Schleske's stamp, "Ernesto Schleske, Sculptor, Oaxaca." The second interior page carries another Schleske stamp and in handwritten pencil the dedication, " A mi amigo Leoncio Gonzalez, en testimonio de afecto, Ernesto Schleske,...
Dates: 1887

Richard L. Brown photograph collection

Identifier: LaRC-787
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two photograph albums from the early twentieth century. The first one records a trip taken by Eugene H. Park, Assistant Inspector, Board of Local Inspectors of Steam Vessels, New Orleans, to the South Pass of the Mississippi River in 1901. The album was presented to a Captain Benjamin Michaels as a memento of the trip. The second album covers the first ceremony commemorating the death of the Unknown Soldier after World War I, 1921, November 11. It includes views of...
Dates: 1901-1921

Southern Regional Agricultural Laboratory Scrapbook

Identifier: LaRC-B-262
Scope and Contents

Bound scrapbook of photographs of the construction and development of the Southern Regional Agricultural Research Laboratory until 1948. Includes photographs of the interior and exterior of the building, staff and the field station at Clarksville, MS.

Dates: 1939-1948

Steamship Voyage to South America Photograph Album

 Collection — Box 34, Album: 048
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-048
Scope and Contents c. 1903.  An album of 24 leaves with 106 photographs of varying sizes (most measure 8.5 x 8 cm) mounted on the leaves and endpapers. Captions written in period manuscript ink in English appear on the album mounts or on the image margins. The album documents a voyage from New York to Lima, taken in June-November of 1903, on several ships of the Panama Railroad Steamship Line (S. S. Palena, Seguranca and Loan) and via the company's famous railroad across the Panama Isthmus. The travelling...
Dates: c. 1903

Trinidad and Tobago Photograph Album

 Collection — Box 34, Album: 047
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-047
Scope and Contents 1923-1925.  An oblong quarto album containing 195 original photographs of varying sizes (between 2.5 x 1.5 inches to 7.5 x 8.5 inches).  Some of the prints are of silver gelatin and others are sepia.  The album documents a Caribbean voyage, mainly centering around plantations and estates in Tobago. Images include scenes of rubber estates, a sawmill, coffee and sugar plantations, cacao processing, the Queen's Park Hotel, construction of a new railway, hurricane destruction, and views of...
Dates: 1923-1925

U.S. Army Photograph Album

Identifier: LaRC-B-309
Scope and Contents

Color, black and white photographs depicting the 1973 Emergency Flood Fight Program. The work was done on the Mississippi River.

Dates: 1973

Vistas y Costumbres de la República Argentina

 Collection — Box 44, Album: 066
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-066
Content Description 1876 Richly bound album of 10 mounted albumen prints taken by noted photograph, Christiano Junior. Each print it titled in Spanish with extensive description printed on the opposite page in four languages: Spanish, French, English, and German. Junior published "Vistas y costumbres de la República Argentina: Provincia de Buenos-Aires" in 1876. His photographic work was honored with a gold medal at the Exposición Nacional de Córdoba in 1871. In the foreword to the album, Junior writes...
Dates: Publication: 1876

Voyage of the H.M.S. Despatch to the Americas Photograph Album

 Collection — Oversize box 38, Album: 053
Identifier: Image Archive-Album-053
Content Description 1929-1930. Oblong Quarto album measuring approximately 38 x 30 cm with brown cloth boards. It contains 143 photographic prints, mostly sepia, most being captioned in manuscript in a neat hand. The photographs vary in size with numerous extra large formats, the largest of these measuring approximately 25.5 x 20 cm and the smallest approximately 6 x 3.5 cm.The album is of photographs from the commission of the Royal Navy Cruiser HMS Despatch to America, with special attention to...
Dates: 1929-1930

Walter Cooke papers

Identifier: LaRC-1011
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one photo album and one scrapbook, both of which were created by Walter Cooke primarily during World War I while he was stationed in France as an Army Engineer.

Dates: 1917-1931 (bulk: 1919-1922)

Winnie Stewart Photographs

Identifier: LaRC-B-253
Scope and Contents

Personal and family photographs of Winnie Stewart, the Jones family and numerous unidentified persons in New Orleans, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, Washington D.C and Baton Rouge, LA.

Dates: 1937-1941