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Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

A.G.T. Moore papers

Identifier: LaRC-912
Scope and Contents A.G.T. (Andrew Given Tobias) Moore was active in the forestry and lumber industries while also a forest conservationist. He wrote articles and papers on land utilization in addition to giving speeches throughout the United States. Moore was on the Board of Trade, New Orleans and Gainesville, Florida; traffic manager of Southern Pine Association, New Orleans; and director of the Southeast and Southwest Shippers Regional Advisory Board. The collection includes biographical material,...
Dates: 1913-1970; Other: Majority of material found in 1920s-1950s; Other: Date acquired: 11/08/1981

Allison Owen papers

Identifier: LaRC-677
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the papers of Allison Owen, New Orleans architect, as well as material related to the Washington Artillery. Owen commanded the Washington Artillery on the Mexican border in 1916 and the 141st Field Artillery in France, 1918-1919. Owen's papers include correspondence, architectural material with plans and photographs of buildings he designed, a biography, and Owen family genealogical material. Washington Artillery material includes minutes, membership lists, muster...
Dates: 1804-1972

American Waterways Operators/Coast Guard records

Identifier: LaRC-1005
Scope and Contents This collection partially documents the relationship between the U.S. Coast Guard and the American Waterways Operators in a cooperative effort to improve marine safety and environmental protection. The collection, which focuses on the New Orleans region, contains meeting minutes, reports, clippings, regulations, posters, bulletins, speeches, annual reports, publications, a history of the American Waterways Operators, and project descriptions. Some of the subjects covered by the material in...
Dates: 1945-1998

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

Antonio Guelle papers

Identifier: LaRC-913
Scope and Contents

The papers include handwritten and typed biographical material, transcripts of speeches, printed material, financial documents including ledger books and checks, work notes and the correspondence of Antonio Guelle. Materials are in both English and Spanish.

Dates: 1901-1932

Arthur William Hyland papers

Identifier: LaRC-1023
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Arthur William Hyland's papers accumulated while working for the New Orleans Cotton Exchange. Included in the collection are certificates, newspaper clippings, photographs, professional correspondence (1930-1964), programs, annual reports, publications on the cotton industry, a handbook on the charter and by-laws of the Cotton Exchange, a book on the history of the Cotton Exchange, membership lists, as well as speeches. Hyland served on numerous committees at the...
Dates: 1916-1964

Ben Lucien and Alice Caddy Burman papers

Identifier: LaRC-529
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, articles, book drafts, scrapbooks, photographs, and sketches documenting the lives and work of this Southern husband and wife, who collaborated as novelist and artist. There are also awards, notes, biographical material, photographs, contracts, and audio recordings.

Dates: 1927-1984

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

deLesseps S. Morrison papers

Identifier: LaRC-270
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the personal, military, mayoral, Organization of American States, and campaign papers of deLesseps S. Morrison. Included are photographs, correspondence, periodicals, and scrapbooks. Morrison was the Mayor of New Orleans from 1946-1960 and ambassador to the Organization of American States from 1961-1964.

Dates: 1925-1964 (bulk: 1946-1964)

Edgar B. Stern collection

Identifier: LaRC-235
Scope and Contents

This collection includes of Edgar B. Stern's personal correspondence, legal and financial records, military papers, college papers and memorabilia, invitations, international and New Orleans post cards, clippings, pamphlets, scrapbooks, certificates, diplomas, speeches, essays, reports, telegrams, maps, photographs and photographic negatives, cartoons, and printed material. Financial records of cotton firms include massive (up to 59 cm.) ledger books.

Dates: 1880-1970

Edgar Howard Farrar papers

Identifier: LaRC-1059
Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of photocopies of manuscript and biographical material relating to Edgar Howard Farrar (1849-1922). There are newspaper clippings, addresses, correspondence, school exercises, telegrams, and photocopied excerpts from books. In addition, there are two original manuscript letters from Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) to Mary Stamps, Farrar's sister-in-law and Davis' niece.

Dates: 1867-1975

Ellsworth Woodward papers

Identifier: LaRC-10
Content Description The collection consists of correspondence, speeches and other papers of Ellsworth Woodward. The collection also contains material related to the Louisiana Art Teachers Association, the Southern States Art League, and the American Institute of Architects. Correspondents include Leon Weiss, General Allison Owen, Moise Goldstein, and others. Also included are multiples sketches in both pencil and ink. Drawings are sketches of exhibit set ups, pottery, and scenes from Germany and elsewhere from...
Dates: 1918-1925

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

Evans J. Casso papers

Identifier: LaRC-944
Scope and Contents This collection consists of biographical and genealogical material, essays, speeches, photographs, clippings, manuscripts, articles, research material, notes, correspondence, maps, and audiotapes relating to the life and work of Evans J. Casso. Casso, born in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, was an Italian-American author, lecturer, and Napoleonic and Civil War scholar. The collection includes research as well as manuscripts for the book, Lorenzo: The History of the Casso Family in Louisiana, in...
Dates: 1932-1996

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)

Furman B. Pearce papers

Identifier: LaRC-920
Scope and Contents Furman Pearce (1878-1950) was a leader of the steamship industry in the Gulf region and president of the Louisiana Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence (1902-1953), and speeches given to maritime and shipping groups as well as Sons of the American Revolution meetings. Pearce's correspondence primarily relates to family genealogy and Sons of the American Revolution business. His speeches often dealt with the shipping...
Dates: 1902-1953

Gladys Freeman Cahn papers

Identifier: LaRC-907
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Gladys Freeman Cahn (1901-1964), a social welfare and civil rights activist who served as national president of the National Council of Jewish Women from 1949-1955 and was affiliated with the Louisiana Civil Liberties Union, UNESCO, the national Urban League, the Louisiana Conference of Social Welfare, the Civilian Defense Volunteer Office, and other community welfare organizations. Included are transcripts of speeches,...
Dates: 1940s-1984; Other: Majority of material found in 1950s-1960s; Other: Date acquired: 10/06/1988

Hale Boggs and Lindy Boggs papers

Identifier: LaRC-1000
Scope and Contents Researchers are advised to only load one series at a time, or to perform a keyword search in the search box. Loading the entire finding aid ('Detailed description') will result in significant delays. The collection contains the congressional correspondence, legislative papers, speeches, photographs, selected personal papers and scrapbooks of Hale and Lindy Boggs. Hale Boggs was Democratic House Majority Whip and Majority Leader prior to his death in 1972, when his wife, Lindy, took over his...
Dates: 1914-2006 (bulk: 1947-1990)

Herbert R. Jr. Haar Papers

Identifier: LaRC-B-322
Scope and Contents

Articles, speeches and testimonies prepared by Herbert R. Haar, Jr. during his employment with the Port of New Orleans from 1971 to 1988, as deputy Port Director. They relate mainly to waterways, water transportation and ports, especially the port of New Orleans. A copy of the Comprehensive Index is included.

Dates: 1974-1988

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

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 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

Jova, Joseph John, 1916- , Speech to Rotarians

 File — Box 3, Folder: 37
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(37)
Scope and Contents

1975 Speech delivered to the Rotary Club of Mexico by U.S. Ambassador on the contribution of Hispanics to the U.S. War of Independence. The role of Bernardo de Galvéz was of particular note. A.L.S. to Representative from Louisiana, Mrs. Lindy Boggs. 2 pieces

Dates: Event: July 15, 1975

Luther E. Hall papers

Identifier: LaRC-182
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to the campaign that preceded the Louisiana Democratic Primary Election held 1918 September 10 to choose a candidate to fill the unexpired term of United States Senator Robert F. Broussard, who died in office. The main contenders were former governor Luther E. Hall and Edward J. Gay of Iberville Parish. Hall's campaign manager was J.F.C. (Ferd) Claiborne. When Gay won a plurality, Hall, who came in second, withdrew from the race.

Dates: 1912-1918; Other: Majority of material found in 1918

Nathan Cohen papers

Identifier: LaRC-915
Scope and Contents

The collection includes correspondence (1940-1988), speeches, photographs, scrapbooks, programs, a pamphlet, and a prayer shawl. Nathan Cohen was a New Orleans sportswriter for the Times-Picayune and the Tulane University Hullabaloo. He was a member of the Congregation Beth Israel, as was his mother, Julie Pailet Cohen, whose plaques and comments to the Beth Israel Sisterhood are also included in the collection.

Dates: 1931-1988

Nathaniel Cortlandt Curtis Papers

Identifier: LaRC-5
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, architectural drawings, original artwork, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers from Nathaniel Cortlandt Curtis (1881-1953). The manuscripts for most of his publications are included in this collection. There are also manuscripts for two novels and several essays.

Dates: 1906-1953

Raymond H. Fleming Speeches

Identifier: LaRC-B-265
Scope and Contents

Typescript of speeches given by Major General Raymond H. Fleming, Adjutant General of the Louisiana National Guard about the selective service in the state and concerning defense planning in Louisiana.

Dates: 1934-1947

Robert G. Polack papers

Identifier: LaRC-231
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal papers of Robert G. Polack as well as his collection of early New Orleans and Louisiana-related manuscripts. The personal papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, certificates, printed materials, speeches, materials used during a judicial campaign, and family papers, particularly those relating to the Lemann family. There are also drawings, prints, maps, and photographs. The manuscripts collection includes petitions, land grants,...
Dates: 1764-1984

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

Roger P. McCutcheon papers

Identifier: LaRC-926
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a biography, correspondence (1919-1954), speeches, poems, essays, course materials, clippings (1941-1974), pamphlets, and photographs relating to the life and career of Roger P. McCutcheon (1889-1965). McCutcheon was the former dean of Tulane University's Graduate School. He joined Tulane University in 1925 and retired in 1954, when he accepted a post of head of graduate education at Vanderbilt University. He contributed to the Dictionary of American Biography, a...
Dates: 1908-1974; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1986