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Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Monroe Labouisse papers

Identifier: LaRC-283
Scope and Contents The collection contains photographs, correspondence, bills and receipts, cards and invitations, clippings, church publications, and photo albums. There is a commonplace book of Alice Blanc dated 1875 September and 1876 that includes observations on the United States Centennial in Philadelphia. The photograph albums include images of the Gulf Coast, North Carolina, New York, and New Orleans (buildings). There are also family photographs of the Labouisse family as well as desk diaries of Alice...
Dates: 1875-1965

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, printed...
Dates: 1804-1974; Other: Majority of material found in 1855-1917

Carnival collection

Identifier: LaRC-900
Scope and Contents Please note: The Carnival finding aid is a work in progress, and is frequently updated. The ephemera listing is current through Petronius. Additional ephemera available in krewes after Petronius, but have not been listed yet. Please consult with staff for assistance. This collection consists of memorabilia, artwork, photographs, and printed material, which document and have been produced in preparation for New Orleans and Louisiana Mardi Gras parades from the...
Dates: 1857-2010

Charles E. Alter papers

Identifier: LaRC-28
Scope and Contents The papers consist of business correspondence, some personal correspondence, bills, receipts, leases, legal papers, appraisals, and other fiscal documents of Charles E. Alter of New Orleans. Alter had significant real estate holdings in New Orleans and an interest in several plantations like Skaggs Plantation (later known as Victoria Plantation), Ormond Plantation, Australia Plantation and others. Documents related to Dr. Alter's real estate and court cases over this real estate are included in...
Dates: 1826-1904

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

Degelos and Landry families papers

Identifier: LaRC-1025
Scope and Contents The collection contains family correspondence, an invitation to the French Opera House, an exercise book, postcards, scrapbooks, and a postcard album relating to the Degelos and Landry families of New Orleans. The scrapbook of Marie Elisabeth Cécile Degelos Landry includes photographs of Degelos family members. The scrapbook of postcards contains a significant amount of postcards from across the United States. There is also a commonplace book of L. Degelos that contains speeches of Civil War...
Dates: 1847-1957

Don A. Pardee papers

Identifier: LaRC-54
Scope and Contents This collection consists of handwritten and typed personal and professional correspondence, printed biographical material, photographs, post cards, calling cards, invitations, telegrams, poems, political pamphlets, legal and financial papers, newspaper clippings, and other documents relating to the life of Don A. Pardee.
Dates: 1856-1950; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/1956

Dorothy Spencer Collins papers

Identifier: LaRC-399
Scope and Contents Personal and social correspondence of Dorothy Spencer Collins, detailing her life and activities in New Orleans, Maryland, and abroad, consisting of letters, telegrams, invitations, and thank-you notes, particularly centered around matters concerning the Episcopal Church in the Baltimore area and the Asian missions of the Episcopal Church. Collection also contains 62 volumes of diaries and appointment books from the period 1907-1974, regarding travel, parties, and luncheons attended; as well...
Dates: 1907-1977

Frank Leo Loria papers

Identifier: LaRC-395
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, pamphlets, articles, photographs, invitations, speeches, and die-cast stamps. Frank Leo Loria (b. 1898-) was a surgeon at the Tulane University School of Medicine. He was very interested in Italian-American affairs, writing articles for La Voce Coloniale, many of which can be found in the collection. Loria also founded the Virgilian Society in 1921 to create better relations between Italians and New Orleanians. Information about the Society, as well as...
Dates: 1933-1975

Ida Weis Friend papers

Identifier: LaRC-287
Scope and Contents This collection consists of handwritten and typed documents, certificates, correspondence, photographs, literary manuscripts, reports, speeches, club records, journals, clippings, and other papers pertaining to the life and work of Ida Weis Friend, a New Orleans native active in civic and social affairs.
Dates: 1837-1963

Jacques Alfred Charbonnet papers

Identifier: LaRC-M-423
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the diary (1863 August 1-December 31) of Jacques Alfred Charbonnet, in French, with a translation. In addition, there is an oath of allegiance (1865), a prisoner parole (1865), and a wedding invitation (1860). Charbonnet was a soldier in the Confederate Army. His oath of allegiance lists his as part of the 15th Confederate Cavalry Regiment, Company G, although the Civil War Research Database notes him as enlisting into C Company, Battery A Orleans, Louisiana.
Dates: 1860-1865; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/1958

l’Athénée Louisianais records

Identifier: LaRC-108
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the early papers of the l’Athénée Louisianais, an organization established in New Orleans in 1876 devoted to perpetuating the French language and scholarly French literature in Louisiana. The society held meetings several times a month, the minutes of which were published in the Comptes-Rendus de l’Athénée Louisianais, its journal, usually in addition to transcriptions of the notable lectures given at the meetings. It sponsored a yearly literary contest; the winning...
Dates: 1834-1987; Other: Majority of material found in 1870-1885

Louisiana Purchase Exposition records

Identifier: LaRC-830
Scope and Contents The collection consists of material relating to the Louisiana Purchase Exposition held in St. Louis, Missouri in 1904 collected by William C. Stubbs, Executive Commissioner of the Louisiana Board of Commissioners, as well as his assistant, Robert Glenk. This collection contains meeting minutes (1903-1906), letters of acceptance and other correspondence, (1904-1906) as well as invitations to state days and openings and from foreign countries. In addition, there is an invitation booklet with...
Dates: 1903-1906

Maud O'Bryan Ronstrom papers

Identifier: LaRC-903
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a biography, correspondence (1942-1979), photographs, invitations, newspaper clippings (1935-1970s), programs, and movie star memorabilia. There are biographies in addition to photographs of movie stars. Maud O'Bryan Ronstrom was a columnist for the Times-Picayune and the States-Item who wrote a daily advertising column. The clippings are of Ronstrom's own column and writings.
Dates: 1915-1979; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1977

Minette Dreyfus Sterbcow papers

Identifier: LaRC-1068
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and family papers of Minette Dreyfus Sterbcow of New Orleans., La. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, greeting cards, post cards, poetry, legal documents, biographical and genealogical information, New Orleans school papers of Minette Sterbcow and of her mother Julia Hirsch, items of social ephemera such as invitations, synagogue programs, B'nai B'rith items, numerous family photographs including matted or framed formal portraits created in...
Dates: 1867-1982

Mississippi River flood collection

Identifier: LaRC-517
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, charts, maps,and printed matter related to the Mississippi River flood of 1927. The printed matter consists mostly of advertisements intended to raise awareness of the flooding problems in Louisiana. Some of the printed matter promotes Louisiana in that it demonstrates that only a small portion of Louisiana was effectd by the flood of 1927. These materials were collected A.B. Dinwiddie, former president of Tulane University and member of the Flood Policy...
Dates: 1912-1928; Other: Majority of material found in 1927

M.V. Haulard family papers

Identifier: LaRC-169
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the professional and family papers of M.V. Haulard, engineer with the New Orleans Railway and Light Company from 1904 to 1922. Materials include correspondence, cost estimates, memos, bills, construction books, photographs and photograph albums, invitations, postcards, and memorial cards. There is also a volume entitled "Determination of the Earth's Horizontal Magnetic Component."
Dates: 1800s-1922

Olga Peters drawings

Identifier: LaRC-684
Scope and Contents This collection consists of drawings for various costume designs for different New Orleans Carnival krewes, including Dorians, Bards of Bohemia, and Babylon. There are also photographs of some of the costumes.
Dates: 1927-1976; Other: Date acquired: 05/07/1985

Otto Stierle carnival collection

Identifier: LaRC-902
Scope and Contents This collection reflects the experience of gay life and carnival culture in New Orleans from 1952 to 2001 through the photographic and material ephemera collection of Otto O. Stierle. The materials contained are regionally specific to New Orleans, Louisiana and the immediate metropolitan area. The collection contains photographs, pamphlets, and internal documents from the various gay carnival Krewes and balls which Stierle belonged and attended - specifically, Petronius, Knight d’Orleans,...
Dates: 1952-2010

Société française records

Identifier: LaRC-47
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records of the Société française de bienfaisance et d'assistance mutuelle de la Nouvelle Orléans, and of its Hôpital français. Included are handwritten, typed, and printed financial records, minutes, correspondence, clippings, hospital forms, poster of hospital guest rules, and other records. The collection also contains issues of the Rapport annuel de la Société française de bienfaisance et d'assistance mutuelle de la Nouvelle Orléans, which document the...
Dates: 1849-1937

William P. Lancaster and Alger Lancaster papers

Identifier: LaRC-767
Scope and Contents This collection includes handwritten and typed personal and professional correspondence, photographs, posters, programs, clippings, printed material, scores, financial papers, telegrams, envelopes, invitations, greeting cards, contracts and other papers of William P. Lancaster, music teacher, and Alger Lancaster, theatrical producer and theater owner.
Dates: 1892-1965; Other: Date acquired: 08/08/1972

William T. Dean papers

Identifier: LaRC-672
Scope and Contents The William T. Dean papers primarily illustrate his military career, including military orders, correspondence, passports, invitations, appointments, commissions, reports, and an oath of office. Dean was a Lieutenant Colonel of the 5th Regiment, Louisiana Volunteers, of the Confederate Army, as well as a certified engineer. The 5th Regiment subsequently became part of the Army of the Peninsula under the command of Major General John B. Magruder. The collection also contains the proceedings of...
Dates: 1849-1871; Other: Majority of material found in 1861-1862

William Walter Jones collection of Sam Houston Jones papers

Identifier: LaRC-409
Scope and Contents The collection consists of material from Sam Houston Jones' gubernatorial and senatorial campaigns, correspondence, speech files, state and federal files, press releases, invitations and appointments, oil and gas files, and audio tape reels of speeches. William Walter Jones lost his life in the defense of World War I, and it was Sam Houston Jones' wish that the collection be named in his honor.
Dates: 1936-1973 (bulk: 1939-1968)

Wilmot family collection

Identifier: LaRC-321
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence (1904-1962), programs for concerts, theatre productions, Mardi Gras ball invitations and krewe publications, pamphlets, travel brochures, and newspaper clippings relating to the social events in the lives of Dorothy and Maud Wilmot. There is also some correspondence, mostly from Frances Parkinson Keyes, and a signed book by M.E.M. Davis, photographs of the Steamboat Robert A. Wilmot, and a cartoon history of D.H. Holmes...
Dates: 1846-1962; Other: Date acquired: 02/04/1971