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Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

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

Bob Borsodi papers

Identifier: LaRC-979
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts of plays, photographs, newspaper clippings, menus, drawings, poems, flyers, scripts, notes, and receipts that represent Bob Borsodi's life and work. Borsodi operated coffeehouses in Uptown New Orleans and produced numerous poems, plays, and drawings.
Dates: 1960s-2003; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2002

Bouny and Sanchez families papers

Identifier: LaRC-328
Scope and Contents Collection includes mortgage documents, slavery documents, a bill of lading, shipping documents, promissory notes, donation notes, property documents, a death notice, a land office refund, a shopping list, a post card, and poems in French. There are many legal documents for property transactions and purchases of slaves by Pierre Sidney Sanchez and by the widow of Pierre Godefroy Bouny.
Dates: 1828-1907

Carlod da Rueda Poems

Identifier: LaRC-B-237
Scope and Contents Manuscript volumes of poems in Spanish by Carlos de Rueda in New Orleans.
Dates: 1888

Catharine Savage Brosman papers

Identifier: LaRC-685
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, and published material of Catharine Savage Brosman, poet and Professor Emerita of French at Tulane University. Included are edited manuscripts of Watering (a volume of Catharine Brosman's poetry), and of Jean-Paul Sartre (a scholarly monograph). The correspondence includes letters from other writers; letters from Jules Roy continued for over thirty years.
Dates: 1961-2000; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1982

Centennial of the Battle of New Orleans Celebration Correspondence

Identifier: LaRC-B-353
Scope and Contents Correspondence received by the Louisiana Historical Society relative to the Battle of New Orleans and its centennial celebration. Contains much genealogical information written by descendants of participants in the battle. Also committee material and poem "Chalmette" relating to the official unveiling of the Battlefield Monument.
Dates: 1914-1915

Civil War collection

Identifier: LaRC-524
Scope and Contents Collection includes letters, soldier's passes, receipts, notes, articles, diaries, broadsides, a military record, poems, military orders, an oath of allegiance, a proclamation, memoirs, rosters, and a muster roll.
Dates: 1860-1991

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

Duncan Francis Young scrapbooks

Identifier: LaRC-835
Scope and Contents The collection consists of six scrapbooks by writer Duncan Francis Young (b. 1862) that date between 1876 to 1940. Contents of the scrapbooks include manuscripts, correspondence, poems, photographs, articles, advertisements for his books, a biography, and clippings. There are two folders of separata that include published poems by Young.
Dates: 1862-1938

Frances Pitts Grant papers

Identifier: LaRC-984
Scope and Contents The collection consists of primarily handwritten sheet music and a score attributed to the composer, Frances Pitts Grant. The song, "Lead Gently Lord and Slow," has lyrics taken from a poem by African-American poet Paul Laurence Dunbar that Grant set to music.
Dates: 1917-1924

Frank Brunet scrapbook

Identifier: LaRC-143
Scope and Contents This scrapbook contains clippings from the New Orleans Daily Crescent and the Daily Picayune relating to the Civil War. There are several poems and the scrapbook is made out of an 1851 ledger. On eight of the pages, the clippings have become unmounted, revealing handwritten account notes dated 1851. Among the subjects mentioned are Yankee raids in Tensas Parish, the funeral of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Didier Dreux, occupation of New Orleans, and the Battle of Manassas.
Dates: 1851-1867; Other: Majority of material found in 1861-1867

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 autobiography,...
Dates: 1911-1957

Frederick Nash Ogden papers

Identifier: LaRC-442
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials that were formerly in a scrapbook kept by the wife of General Frederick Nash Ogden. Items include letters, telegrams, clippings, poems, and genealogical material. There are clippings relating to the death of General Robert E. Lee, General Nash running for Governor of Louisiana, and a battle 1874 September 14. There are also papers of C.L. Jackson, a possible relation about his conduct in the Civil War at the Battle of Dranesville, Virginia, 1861 December 20,...
Dates: 1856-1910

Harry Brunswick Loëb papers

Identifier: LaRC-554
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, poems, manuscripts, plays, operas, photographs, and sheet music of many of Loëb's songs. There is a play by Loëb and Bernold Szold based on the life of Sarah Bernhardt entitled The Divine Scarecrow, as well as other plays by Loëb, including Four Episodes in the Life of Beethoven, The Lady Who Knew, A Silk Dress, ...
Dates: 1911-1956

Herron family papers

Identifier: LaRC-476
Scope and Contents In this collection, there are eight letters dated 1861-1862 from Nicholas Herron to Anne McCarthy, New Orleans, describing camp life with the Confederate Army at Camp Moore, Fairfax, Virginia, Camp Carondelet, and other sites. The remainder of the correspondence consists chiefly of letters to Stella Herron from "M.W.", "Cousin Sue", and "Bella" about family affairs. There are also sketches and postcards in the collection.
Dates: 1854-1903

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 the...
Dates: 1890s-1972

Jeanne des Dunes Guérin Bengston papers

Identifier: LaRC-144
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the correspondence, articles, poems, and notes of Jeanne des Dunes Guérin Bengston (1909-1992). The majority of her work found in this collection was written for the Christian Science Publishing Society and the United Methodist Publishers. Also included are a biography of Bengston, as well as newspaper clippings, notes for a play, a manuscript copy of Flowers of the Mind, and index cards.
Dates: 1954-1992

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

Laura Chaille Jamison Date Book

Identifier: LaRC-B-231
Scope and Contents A volume of Mumford and Mizner Limericks of Laura Chaille Jamison with clippings of poems, sayings and anecdotes.
Dates: 1905

Margarete Bieber papers

Identifier: LaRC-410
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of correspondence, lectures, reviews of lectures, student correspondence, recommendations, poems, essays, manuscripts, publishing contracts, clippings, scrapbooks, autobiographies, bibliographies, financial records, off prints, a photo album, and other papers. Margarete Bieber was named a visiting professor at Columbia University in 1936 and by 1937 became Associate Professor of Fine Arts and Archaeology at Columbia until her retirement in 1948. There are numerous...
Dates: 1901-1979; Other: Majority of material found in 1901-1976

McIlhenny and Westfeldt families papers

Identifier: LaRC-959
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of photographs of the McIlhenny and Westfeldt families between 1865 and the 1940s. In addition, there are poems and correspondence written by Sadie McIlhenny as well as clippings about the opera.
Dates: 1865-1940s

Natalie Scott papers

Identifier: LaRC-123
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, clippings, and other papers pertaining to Natalie Vivian Scott, a New Orleans journalist, author, and activist. Included are letters written during her service in a field hospital in World War I; papers documenting the New Orleans literary community of the 1920s; letters written during Scott's service with the Red Cross in World War II, and documents pertaining to Taxco, Mexico. There are letters to Martha G. Robinson, and a...
Dates: 1855-1967

P.H. Maloney papers

Identifier: LaRC-M-179
Scope and Contents The collection consists of four items belonging to P.H. Maloney.  There is a medical discharge from Company C, Crescent Regiment, issued at Jackson, Mississippi, 1862 November 18. There are citizenship papers, one copy issued by clerk for the third district court of the Parish of Orleans, 1868 September 16; the other copy is issued by the clerk of the second District Court for the Parish of Orleans, 1870 October 21. Also includes "The Battle Flag" poem by H.J. Maloney, Zachary Taylor School,...
Dates: 1862-1870; Other: Date acquired: 09/02/1960

Poem Copy Book: Choice Selections of Poetry

Identifier: LaRC-B-228
Scope and Contents A copy book of poems written by well known and unknown authors. Also included are clippings of poems from the Daily Picayune and two poems written on letter paper, one signed by C.K. Hall.
Dates: 1870

Prosper Foy papers

Identifier: LaRC-443
Scope and Contents Prosper Foy (1790-1878) was a white, French-born marble cutter, sculptor, engraver, teacher of architecture, and slaveholder. The collection consists of bills of sale, slave records, poems, correspondence, personal papers, and receipts in two scrapbooks. There are also manuscripts by Prosper Foy of scripts and stage directions for various operas, including "Martha Ou Le Marche de Richmond" and "Les Noces de Figaro" in addition to the manuscript for "Revolution des...
Dates: 1790-1878

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

Rosemonde E. and Emile Kuntz Collection: Papers of Individuals and Families

Identifier: LaRC-600 (E-Individuals)
Scope and Contents This finding aid covers Series 5, the Papers of Individuals and Families, of the Kuntz collection. The Kuntz collection consists of historical documents relating to the historical and cultural development of Louisiana and more specifically New Orleans. The materials date back as far as 1655 before the founding of Louisiana and continue onward through the French colonial period, the Spanish colonial period, and the National period to the mid-twentieth century. Documents include those from the...
Dates: 1803-1903; Other: Majority of material found within 1840-1894

Samuel Louis Gilmore, Jr. papers

Identifier: LaRC-695
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of materials relating to Samuel Louis Gilmore, Jr.'s career as a poet. Items include correspondence, photographs, manuscripts of poems and plays, a notebook, publications containing Gilmore's works, scripts, as well as newspaper clippings. Also in the collection are Gilmore's translations of Baudelaire's poems from Fleurs du Mal.
Dates: 1909-1996; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1980

Sarah Doerries papers

Identifier: NA-365
Scope and Contents The Sarah Doerries papers consists of unpublished manuscripts and annotated poetry. As an active editor and writer, Sarah contributed to the art community of New Orelans and Cincinnati alike.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1996 - 2018

Sidney Houghton Remick Papers

Identifier: LaRC-M-1196
Scope and Contents The first volume contains a genealogical sketch of Sidney Houghton Remick; the other two are typewritten copies of poems.
Dates: 1938-1947