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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Cobden

Identifier: LaRC-B-310
Scope and Contents

A series of letters to his sister, Amelia, on a voyage to the Madeira Islands, Gibraltar, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands. Travel was by ship, train and stagecoach.

Dates: 1850-1852

André Lafargue papers

Identifier: LaRC-552
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of personal papers of André Lafargue, an attorney who supported French culture in New Orleans. Includes minutes of committee meetings of various organizations, certificates, typescripts of articles, speeches, letters, and other writings.

Dates: 1908-1949

Andrew Jackson letters

Identifier: LaRC-M-627
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two letters from Andrew Jackson at the Hermitage to Colonel Maunsell White in New Orleans, 1843 September 29 and 1845 March 27. During the War of 1812, Maunsel White fought alongside Andrew Jackson in the Battle of New Orleans and commanded a battalion of uniformed volunteer soldiers, the Louisiana Blues. White and Jackson became acquainted during their service together and remained close friends and business associates for the rest of their lives. In this letter...
Dates: 1843-1845; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/1959

Antonio de Sedella collection

Identifier: LaRC-764
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of copies and translations of documents from Documentos Procendentes de la Isla de Cuba, the Society of the Propagation of the Faith, the Roman Catholic Church, and the Michel Pontalba Library relating to Padre Antonio de Sedella (Pere Antoine), who served as parish priest of New Orleans from 1785-1790 and 1795-1805.

Dates: 1778-1816

Baron de Carondelet appointment

Identifier: LaRC-M-726
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A document dated 1793 July 9, New Orleans, signed by the Baron de Carondelet, Governor of Louisiana, in which he appointed Antonio Gautier "Teniente" of the Post of San Carlos de Misuri. The commission was countersigned by Andrés López Armesto. In Spanish. With a transcription/translation.

Dates: 1793

Benjamin Bernard Weinstein papers

Identifier: LaRC-885
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the personal papers of Benjamin Bernard Weinstein, including biographical material, correspondence, typescripts of medical writings and other records of medical societies with which Weinstein was affiliated. Also included are newspaper clippings, bookplates, and photographs.

Dates: 1927-1984

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

Bloomfield Story

Identifier: LaRC-B-289
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Typescript sketch of the family of William B. Bloomfield of New Orleans stressing the activities of Bloomfield, his wife Alice Affleck Bloomfield as members and benefactors of the St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church. Written by John S. Land pastor of the church.

Dates: 1966-1979

Charles Etienne Arthur Gayarré papers

Identifier: LaRC-426
Scope and Contents

The collection contains materials written by or relating to Charles Etienne Arthur Gayarré, a Louisiana historian. There is personal correspondence, manuscripts by Gayarré, genealogical material, a biography of Gayarré, notes on his publications, and personal financial records.

Dates: 1848-1895

Chevalier de Cerou, L'Amant Auteur et Valet Play

Identifier: LaRC-B-306
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of the play L'Amant Auteur et Valet, comedy in one act in 1740 in Paris.

Dates: 1740

Fedoroff family papers

 Collection — Oversize folder 1
Identifier: LaRC-377
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of photographs, photograph album, an army songbook, booklets, a listing of places Peter Fedoroff passed through while in the Army, a map of France, a membership card of the American Drug Stores Dunkers Club, postcards, drafts, manuscripts, typescripts, plays, novels, correspondence, notes, and research materials. Peter Fedoroff was a private in the Washington Artillery during World War I and Alexander Fedoroff was a New Orleans dramatist.

Dates: 1917-1961

Floy Maddox papers

Identifier: LaRC-559
Scope and Contents The collection consists of typescripts, clippings, illustrations, photographs, and genealogical material. There are magazine and newspaper articles on wallpaper collected by Floy Maddox that supplement her typescript about wallpaper. Similarly, there are magazine illustrations of silver collected by Ruth Maddox that supplement her master's thesis on old silver. Also included in the collection are materials about the French Quarter and Newcomb College. There are also Maddox family history...
Dates: 1925-1972

Frederick Creighton Wellman papers

Identifier: LaRC-793
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of manuscripts by Frederick Creighton Wellman (1871-1960). In addition to being an author, Wellman was also a doctor of tropical medicine, scientist, administrator, artist, educator, spy, and engineer. Writing under the pen names Cyril Kay-Scott and Richard Irving Carson, Wellman composed plays, novels, short stories, and poems, all of which are represented in the collection. In addition, there is correspondence, exhibition catalogs, Wellman's...
Dates: 1911-1957

French Law: Ordinances & Edicts

Identifier: LaRC-B-334
Scope and Contents

A typescript of ordinances and edicts regarding Louisiana under the Crozat and the Company of the Indies charters. They deal with the concessions themselves, the organization and function of the Superior Council, land concessions, religious, financial and military matters, and slavery.

Dates: 1679-1769

Galvez's Expedition diary translation

Identifier: LaRC-M-959
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Translation of Bernardo de Gálvez's diary that records his expedition against the British at Pensacola during the Revolutionary War. Translated by George H. Jessup for the Survey of Federal Archives in Louisiana, Works Progress Administration. The library has the original book, Diario de las operaciones contra la Plaza de Pansacola.... Typescript.

Dates: 1781

Gaudet family papers

Identifier: LaRC-880
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of genealogical papers of the Gaudet family and related families. There are legal papers, financial records, correspondence, a slave sale, genealogies, an indenture, plantation records, and clippings. In addition, there are records and correspondence of La Compagnie des Canonniers de Donaldsonville (1837-1848). The plantation records include two pocket notebooks: "Credit aux negres" and a financial journal. One member of the family, James Amedée Gaudet, was...
Dates: 1837-1940; Other: Majority of material found in 1880s

Helene d'Aquin Allain memoir

Identifier: LaRC-M-781
Scope and Contents

Helene d'Aquin's typescripts of Souvenir's of America and France by a Creole, translated into English. In it, Allain describes her family's relationship with the enslaved people on their plantation, describes her family's genealogy as well as immigration to Louisiana, and explores various social customs of all Louisianians, both enslaved and free.

Dates: 1882

Hilda Phelps Hammond papers

Identifier: LaRC-705
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence between Hilda Phelps Hammond, who was chairwoman of the Louisiana Women's Committee (established in 1933) and members of the United States Senate. She fought for years to force the Senate to investigate charges of corruption and election fraud against Senators Huey P. Long and John Overton. Letters from other members of the Committee are also included. There is a bound copy of the transcripts of the 1933 Overton hearings before a Special Senate...
Dates: 1908-1951

How Our Church Came To Louisiana

Identifier: LaRC-B-233
Scope and Contents

A typescript of short essays of the Episcopal Bishops of Louisiana between 1838-1948.

Dates: 1838-1938

J. Mitchell Pilcher papers

Identifier: LaRC-306
Scope and Contents Joseph Mitchell Pilcher was a poet, newspaper writer, social worker, and religious educator. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and bound typescripts. There are also journals containing Pilcher's poems or information about him. Much of the correspondence is with his friend, George Kent, as well as with various publishers. There are Alabama Writers' Conclave and National Poetry Day materials as well as copies of songs for which Pilcher wrote...
Dates: 1890s-1972

James K. Feibleman manuscripts

Identifier: LaRC-151
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of typescripts of the following published works by James K. Feibleman: Biosocial Factors in Mental Illness, Foundations of Empiricism, and Mankind Behavior. There is also a bound copy of Religious Platonism.

Dates: 1962-1963

James Sallis papers

Identifier: LaRC-1115
Scope and Contents

The James Sallis papers contain drafts, notes, manuscripts, typescripts, and correspondence from seven novels and two non-fiction collections by James Sallis. Most of the manuscripts are from Sallis' Lew Griffin series of mysteries. The collection also contains correspondence with family, publishers, fans, and other writers such as Harlan Ellison and George Pelecanos.

Dates: 1980s-1990s

J.L. Tupy collection on Adolph J. Sabath

Identifier: LaRC-203
Scope and Contents The collection consists of unpublished autobiographical and biographical material about United States Democratic Congressman Adolph J. Sabath, a Czech immigrant who was Representative from Chicago's Fifth District from 1907 to 1952. Sabath was Chairman of the House Rules Committee for many years. The collection contains correspondence, telegrams, reference material, notes, typescripts, speeches, articles, manuscript material, and reports. There are autobiographical notes as well as...
Dates: 1849-1953

John S. Kendall papers

Identifier: LaRC-251
Scope and Contents The collection consists of personal and business letters to John Smith Kendall from friends, family, and some former associates from the Times-Picayune. Correspondents include F.F. Thomas, Jr., editor of Far Afield, in which several of Kendall's poems were published; Paul E. Cox, an old Times-Picayune friend; Frederick Moore, author of With Japan's Leaders; Lucy Gray of Nashville, a cousin; Harnett Kane of New Orleans; Louisiana State University Press and Alabama Press; Representative Hale...
Dates: 1889-1959; Other: Majority of material found in 1911-1959

John Wilds "Crises, Clashes, Cures" manuscripts

Identifier: LaRC-592
Scope and Contents This collection consists of typescripts, galleys, research notes, and correspondence used during the preparation of John Wilds' book, Crises, Clashes, and Cures: A Century of Medicine in New Orleans. The book, published in 1978 by the Orleans Parish Medical Society, was illustrated by John Chase with an introduction by Charles Dufour. The collection also includes membership lists of the Orleans Parish Medical Society and a  box containing "John Wilds Manuscript Orleans Parish Medical Society...
Dates: 1933-1978

Lise Mitchell papers

Identifier: LaRC-195
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of the personal correspondence of Lise Mitchell, the daughter of Mary Davis and Charles Jewett Mitchell and godchild of Jefferson Davis. After the death of her mother, Lise Mitchell was adopted by her grandparents, Joseph E. Davis and Eliza Van Benthuysen. There are letters from Jefferson Davis both to Lise Mitchell and to Davis' brother, Joseph, most of which were written after the Civil War and have family matters as their topic. Other correspondents...
Dates: 1838-1936

Louisiana Spanish Period Documents.

Identifier: LaRC-B-316
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of "Cedulas y Ordenes" in the National Archives. Includes royal orders and correspondence of Alexandro O'Reilly, Bernardo de Galvez and Diego Josef Navarro.

Dates: 1770-1782

Louisiana State Museum Board of Curators Minutes

Identifier: LaRC-B-325
Scope and Contents

Seven typescript volumes of minutes of the Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans from 1905 to 1934. They give accessions, financial information, attendance figures and distinguished visitors. Newspaper articles relating to the museum or to members of the Board are copied into the volumes.

Dates: 1905-1934

Magnolia Plantation sale

Identifier: LaRC-M-902
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This copy of the bill of sale of Magnolia Plantation in Louisiana by members of the D'Antoni family to Luca Vaccaro describes the physical boundries of the property and its mineral rights. Typescript.

Dates: 1946

Maurice Ries manuscript

Identifier: LaRC-1033
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the manuscript for Maurice Ries' work on the history of the House Committee on Un-American Activities of the United States House of Representatives. The typescript contains edits and annotations in the author's hand. Ries was a firm supporter of the House Committee on Un-American Activities and sets out to justify its actions in his work.

Dates: circa 1959