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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Andre Brown Moore papers

Identifier: LaRC-736
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials that reflect Andre Brown Moore's many different roles in public and private life. There is correspondence and photographs from Moore's time as a Judge Advocate on General Patton's staff. Also included are biographical materials and the papers of other family members. Moore was a member of the Boston Club and active in Mardi Gras, which is represented by correspondence, clippings, and administrative records. Speeches, correspondence, clippings and campaign...
Dates: 1932-1985

Arthur A. Crais papers

Identifier: LaRC-785
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, certificates, clippings, photographs, pamphlets, bills, minutes, and other materials that relate to Arthur A. Crais' career in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1960 to 1972. Crais was particularly involved with Delgado Trade School, higher education, flood control, pharmacy workers, and political reapportionment. There is a large number of clippings that cover his political career from 1950 to 1972.

Dates: 1935-1972

Benedict family papers

Identifier: LaRC-461
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers of Benedict family members in the United States, from the early nineteenth century until the late twentieth century.  Included are school and personal papers, correspondence, home recipes and remedies, land ownership papers, photographs, certificates and diplomas including an 1879 pharmacy diploma from the University of Louisiana, an 1890 Tulane Law School commencement program, invitations, financial papers, clippings, maps, a small painting on wood,...
Dates: 1804-1974; Other: Majority of material found in 1855-1917

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

Charles Erasmus Kennon papers

Identifier: LaRC-948
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence of Charles Erasmus Kennon (1839-1878) to his wife, Susan Kent Kennon (1848-1922); his older sister, Elizabeth Almeria Kennon; his mother, Nancy Nelson Kennon; and others.  Also included are other documents of the Kennon family of Louisiana as well as poems, a map of the Battle of Shiloh (1862), and special military orders (1865).

Dates: 1854-1969; Other: Majority of material found in 1860-1880; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/1997

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

Cuvillier family papers

Identifier: LaRC-602
Scope and Contents The collection includes certificates issued by the governors of Louisiana certifying Joseph Cuvillier as Notary Public in New Orleans. There are signatures of several governors and secretaries of state, including Charles Gayarre (1850), and Military Governor George F. Shepley (1862). Also included are a certificate of service of Charles Cuvillier with merit with the First Battalion of the 52nd Regiment (1817) and a resolution of thanks by the General Council of New Orleans to Charles...
Dates: 1814-1877

Edgar A. Perilloux papers

Identifier: LaRC-362
Scope and Contents

The Edgar A. Perilloux papers consists of many documents relating to the history of Carrollton including a manuscript of Carrolton's history, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, articles, notes, certificates, correspondence, and club records.The collection also contains financial papers (statements, checkbooks, and stubs) and photographs.

Dates: 1852-1971

Edward K. Russ papers

Identifier: LaRC-681
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence and documents about Edward K. Russ, most of them from the Reconstruction period. Russ worked for the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands. He was then appointed Sheriff of Bossier Parish, Louisiana in 1869, Recorder for Bossier in 1871, and Inspector at the Custom House. The collection consists of correspondence, special orders, appointments, a baptismal certificate, a certificate, and executive orders.

Dates: 1864-1920

Edward M. Richardson papers

Identifier: LaRC-566
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters from Edward M. Richardson of Clinton and Jackson, Louisiana, to his brother, F.D. Richardson of Jeanerette and New Iberia, Louisiana (1837-1842, 1846). The correspondence concerns personal and family matters, including a small plantation of five hundred acres for sale near Jackson that Edward Richardson wants his brother to purchase in 1841. There is also a certificate signed by judges of the Louisiana Supreme Court stating that Edward Richardson is...
Dates: 1834-1846

Erich Arnold Messmer papers

Identifier: LaRC-831
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, pamphlets, articles, photographs, memoranda, biographical material, texts of public addresses, certificates, and diplomas of Erich Arnold Messmer (1906-1990). These papers reflect his civil service career, particularly his role as Consul General of Switzerland in New Orleans from 1964 to 1972. His speeches concerned labor laws, technical cooperation with developing countries, and other aspects of Swiss international relations. The materials in the...
Dates: 1936-1991

Frank L. Place papers

Identifier: LaRC-217
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1840-1880

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

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

Hewitt L. Ballowe papers

Identifier: LaRC-273
Scope and Contents Dr. Hewitt L. Ballowe was a physician and folklorist from Buras and Diamond, Louisiana. The collection consists of Ballowe's correspondence, a large number of handwritten and typewritten drafts of his books, newspaper clippings, bills and receipts, certificates, genealogy, a photograph, and a scrapbook containing William L. Shirer's Berlin Diaries in newspaper clippings. Most of the correspondence is with Dr. R. Matas, M.M. Wilkerson of Louisiana State...
Dates: 1818-1951

Honoré Doussan papers

Identifier: LaRC-415
Scope and Contents The collection contains the papers of Honoré Doussan, a doctor who served in the French military between 1806 and 1820. He immigrated to Louisiana in 1820 and married Celeste Ramos. The collection includes death certificates, a marriage certificate, baptismal certificates, military orders, travel orders, service certificates, commissions, certificates of honor, emancipation papers, wills, passports, correspondence, birth certificates, and newspaper clippings.This collection or...
Dates: 1779-1910; Other: Majority of material found in 1779-1879

Isaac N. Marks Papers

Identifier: LaRC-471
Scope and Contents The Isaac N. Marks papers consist of a variety of business and personal letters. Among these are a letter to the City Council on behalf of the Fireman's Charitable Association, letters asking for assistance, and letters suggesting Marks for positions such as governor, mayor, appointment as alderman (1848), board member of the State Board of Health (1879), and School Director of New Orleans (1875). This collection also contains one bound volume, newspaper clippings relevant to Marks'...
Dates: 1848-1896

Jackson Thornwell Witherspoon papers

Identifier: LaRC-824
Scope and Contents Jackson Thornwell Witherspoon (1900-1940) was a native of New Orleans, a prolific writer, and gynecologist. The collection contains numerous drafts of articles by Witherspoon, both popular and technical, written primarily while he was Associate Professor of Gynecology at the Indiana University School of Medicine. There is also correspondence regarding the negotiations and progress of his published textbook, "Clinical Pathological Gynecology" (1939) as well as a scrapbook of advertisements...
Dates: 1926-1940

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

Jeannette Katherine Laguaite papers

Identifier: LaRC-866
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, personal papers, certificates, Tulane memorabilia, clippings, certificates, photographs, and scientific programs belonging to Jeannette Laguaite (1912-2005), professor of speech pathology and audiology at the Tulane School of Medicine. In addition, there are Laguaite's writings and her curriculum vitae, religious material, a certificate of appreciation from the City of New Orleans, as well as a scrapbook of her parents' fiftieth wedding anniversary...
Dates: 1934-1992

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

Joseph Emile Ducros family papers

Identifier: LaRC-893
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of family papers collected by Joseph Emile Ducros (1871-1946) and includes correspondence, biographies, clippings, photographs, certificates, genealogical material, and greeting cards. There are letters from Ducros' brothers Fernet (Bob) and delaRonde (Del) in Nicaragua, China, and the Philippines, and stateside, with detailed descriptions. There are also papers of families related to the Ducros family, including, the Patton, Leininger, and Brinkmann families.

Dates: 1784-1993

Knobloch and Seydewitz families papers

Identifier: LaRC-263
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, a diary, certificates, and literary manuscripts relating to Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Seydewitz, a Prussian tax official and man of letters. There is also correspondence and certificates relating to Baron von Seydewitz's father-in-law, Herr Knobloch. Baron von Seydewitz's correspondence includes letters from Princess Marianne of Prussia, Minister von Bülow, Finance Minister Maassen, and General Kleist von Nollendorf. The early military life of...
Dates: 1792-1859

Le Gardeur and Montegut families papers

Identifier: LaRC-88
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence and official documents pertaining to Dr. Joseph Montegut, Chief Surgeon of the Royal Hospital, later the Charity Hospital in New Orleans; Joseph Montegut, Jr. New Orleans official in the Spanish colonial and Claiborne regimes; Raymond Montegut, Lieutenant of Marines at the Battle of New Orleans; and Gustave Le Gardeur, Jr. Colonel in the Louisiana State Militia. There are letters (1832-1833) from Joseph Roffignac, Angoulème, France, former mayor of...
Dates: 1728-1968; Other: Date acquired: 12/10/1961

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

M. Jeff Thompson papers

Identifier: LaRC-72
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, commissions, diaries, photographs, clippings, currency, stocks, legal documents, certificates, a wallet, biographical information, and other items relating to Confederate Brigadier General Meriwether Jeff Thompson, and other members of the Thompson family of Missouri and Louisiana. Included are handwritten secret codes used by the Confederate Army.

Dates: 1848-1959

Maduell family business records

Identifier: LaRC-191
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the records of three Maduell family businesses dealing with electronic equipment sales and/or service. The companies were called Delta Electronics, Louisiana Quik-Chek, and Minute Men Service Company. There are minutes, correspondence, certificates, balance sheets, ledgers, receipts, stock certificates as well as a brief history of the firms by Charles Maduell, Jr. In addition, there are five articles about the Maduell family, the Viosca and Percy families, the...
Dates: 1946-1969

Maurice Heullant papers

Identifier: LaRC-698
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of drawings, designs, and stencils for woodcarving; blueprints for specific architectural commissions; photographs; handwritten letters; notes; pamphlets; stationery; postmarked envelopes; clippings; photocopies of clippings; and a certificate as well as other material collected by Maurice Heullant. Also included are two issues of the journal Art & décoration (November 1929 and April 1930).

Dates: 1929-1970

Michael Wynne collection

Identifier: LaRC-615
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of correspondence, a deposition, reminiscences, and other written materials about Louisiana. There is also correspondence to Michael Wynne, Lyle Saxon material, autographs of Louisiana and United States dignitaries, certificates, numismatic material, Loyola University material, religious material, notes and cards, photographs, prints, maps, André Olivier material, and other printed materials. There is also Diettel family material, including a journal, letters,...
Dates: 1794-1982

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