Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
A collection of material dealing with the social and business life of New Orleans from the 1850s through the 1930s. The collection includes material on fairs, expositions, balls, receptions, concerts, theater performances, social and religious organizations, dedications, women's fashions, souvenir booklets, maps, and business advertisements.
The collection consists primarily of correspondence concerning Forrest C. Pendleton's employment by the United States Bureau of Investigation. There are telegrams, two letters from Senator John H. Bankhead, program for a dinner in honor of President-elect Harding, and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings about Pendleton's work for the Bureau.
This collection includes programs, newsletters, concert schedules, broadsides, advertisements, correspondence, sheet music, performance descriptions, and other records of the New Orleans early-music ensemble that specializes in performing music of the Medieval and Early Baroque periods. The collection document's the group's founding in 1966, when it was originally called The Woodvine Recorder Consort.
The collection is made up of financial records, minute books, ledgers, programs, and scrapbooks of the Volunteer Committee of the New Orleans Symphony, which was previously known as the New Orleans Women's Committee. The New Orleans Symphony changed its name to the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.