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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Caruthers Phelps papers

Identifier: LaRC-447
Scope and Contents The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, notes, newspapers clippings, sketches, political cartoons, drawings, paintings, and writings that reflect Albert Caruthers Phelps' career as a journalist. He was an editorial writer for the New Orleans Item, New Orleans Picayune, and the Times-Democrat. He also published his political cartoons and the collection includes both printed cartoons and original sketches. In addition to articles in leading national magazines and newspapers, he...
Dates: 1802-1912

Arthur Silverman papers

Identifier: LaRC-992
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs, sketches, designs, plans, correspondence, and other papers of New Orleans sculptor, Dr. Arthur "Art" Silverman. The binders have been assembled by Silverman and his staff to document the creation, installation, and display of his sculptures, jewelry, and other works.

Dates: 1944-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 1975-2007; Other: Date acquired: 02/11/2009

Augustín Zapata Gollan Holiday Sketch

 File — Box 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 48-(05)
Scope and Contents

A pen sketch of a person reading a book used as a holiday greeting by the artist to the staff of the Latin American Library.

Dates: 1978

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

Berthe Amoss papers

Identifier: LaRC-808
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of greeting cards, coloring books, preliminary sketches, water color washes, mock-ups, manuscript and typed drafts, paste ups, and publisher's galley proofs of books by Berthe Amoss. Also includes manuscript and typed drafts as well as sketches and water colors of The Mysterious Prowler, text by Joan Lowery Nixon, with illustrations by Amoss. The collection also includes correspondence with publishers.

Dates: 1966-2000

Byron Humphrey cartoons

Identifier: LaRC-1052
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of political cartoons drawn by Byron Humphrey for an unknown publication, circa the 1970s. Humphrey was working in advertising in New York when he moved back to New Orleans in 1972 to look after his mother, who was ill. While in New Orleans, he created political cartoons for the New Orleans States-Item and the Times-Picayune.

Dates: 1970s

Coralie Guarino Davis costume designs

Identifier: LaRC-723
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of costume designs and descriptions of four Carnival krewe balls: Maids of Troy; Andalusia, New Iberia; Faed Setum, Lafayette; and The Ancient Scribes. There are also color slides of costume designs from Ancient Scribes and Maids of Troy from 1963-1964. In addition, there are newsclippings and ball programs.

Dates: 1953-1981

Edgar A. Perilloux papers

Identifier: LaRC-362
Scope and Contents

The Edgar A. Perilloux papers consists of many documents relating to the history of Carrollton including a manuscript of Carrolton's history, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, articles, notes, certificates, correspondence, and club records.The collection also contains financial papers (statements, checkbooks, and stubs) and photographs.

Dates: 1852-1971

Frances Bryson Moore papers

Identifier: LaRC-450
Scope and Contents Frances Bryson Moore was a journalist and reporter for the New Orleans Morning Tribune (1929-1939), then a reporter and women's page editor of the New Orleans Item (1939-1946). She then became a freelance writer and public relations director for the City of New Orleans. The collection reflects both her professional career and her personal life, including her interest in renovating Vieux Carré and Uptown buildings. There are notes, clippings, correspondence, research material, copies of the...
Dates: 1911-1976

Louisiana State Planters and Parish Merchants Directory

Identifier: LaRC-B-341
Scope and Contents

Brief geographical sketches of the parishes of the State of Louisiana. Listing by parishes alphabetically arranged of planters, plantations, post-office locations and facts about parishes.

Dates: 1892-1893

New Orleans Sketch Book

Identifier: LaRC-B-91
Scope and Contents

Sketch book of New Orleans and surrounding territory of the 1890's. Several pictures of Newcomb college.

Dates: 1901-1902

New Orleans Society for Plant Sciences records

Identifier: LaRC-641
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the organizational records of the New Orleans Society for Plant Sciences, which was previously known as the Botanical Society of New Orleans. Materials include correspondence, meeting reports, by-laws, constitutions, membership information, financial records, speeches, speaker information, a history of the society, and social event details. There is also a bibliography that lists holdings of botanical literature at Tulane University. In addition, during the period...
Dates: 1930-1943

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

Peter Cunningham Papers

Identifier: LaRC-469
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of Peter Cunningham of New Orleans, La., dating from the mid-19th century. Included are deeds of sale of certain lots of ground in Faubourg St. Mary and Faubourg DeLord, a certificate of survey of three lots on Poeyfarré St., promissory notes, receipts (three signed by J. Curtis Waldo), testament of Mrs. Peter Cunningham, five monthly reports (October 1859-March 1860) for James E. Taylor from Brooklyn Collegiate and Polytechnic Institute, and a...
Dates: 1829-1860

Pintado Papers

Identifier: LaRC-B-342
Scope and Contents

11 typescript volumes of translations of the papers of the surveyors of Louisiana and Florida lands, dating from 1791 to 1817. Contain surveys, Land grants, land claims, and sketch maps. The surveys were made by Carlos Trudeau and Vincente Sebastian Pintado, Spanish royal surveyors.

Dates: Other: Undated

Rudolph Matas papers

Identifier: LaRC-868
Scope and Contents The collection consists of biographical and personal papers, correspondence, clinical histories, photographs and sketches of aneurysm patients, lectures, syllabi, papers, notes, diaries, speeches, abstracts, patient account books, scrapbooks, articles by Matas, newspaper clippings, photographs, personal memorabilia, Tulane memorabilia, and bibliographic cards. There is a scrapbook of the Louisiana State Medical Society created during Dr. Matas' presidency as well as his History of Louisiana...
Dates: 1829-1960

Samuel H. Lockett manuscripts

Identifier: LaRC-826
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two manuscripts and one typescript by Samuel Lockett. Some of the manuscript pages are lithographs. The manuscript of Louisiana as it is, although scheduled, was never published due to the poor economy of the period. A version of it without the photographs and sketches was published in 1969: Samuel H. Lockett, Louisiana as it is, edited by Lauren C. Post. Louisiana State University Press, 1969.

Dates: 1873-1874

Sara Mayo Hospital Scrapbook

Identifier: LaRC-B-285
Scope and Contents

Historical Scrapbook of the New Orleans Hospital and Dispensary for Women and Children containing copies of clippings, photographs, published flyers, historical and biographical sketches. Among those mentioned are Drs. Tew Mayo, Elizabeth Bass, Cora Bass, Edith Loeber, Clara Isreal Glenk, Susanna Otis, Blanche Fassy and Clothilde C. Jauquet.

Dates: 1905-1969

United States Land Office Archives

Identifier: LaRC-B-328
Scope and Contents

Typescripts of records deposited in the Louisiana Land Office, Baton Rouge, LA. Volumes contain land claims, land grants, correspondence, sketch maps and other records dating mainly from 1760 to the 1870's pertaining to the West Florida parishes of Louisiana. Prepared by the WPA Survey of Federal Archives.

Dates: 1937-1942