Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.