Found in 471 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists chiefly of copies of documents and letters from the Louisiana Land Office, covering the granting, surveying, seeling, mortgaging, and other topics, of land in West Feliciana Parish, Greensburg district, and around the Lake of the Cross. The documents pertain to tracts of land purchased by Joseph A.S. Acklen in the 1850s and trace the history of the various titles. There are also maps showing property and personal letters.
The collection consists of programs, scrapbooks, clippings, cast lists, photographs, illustrations, correspondence, personal items, invitations, a manuscript score of Aida, playbills, and reviews pertaining to New Orleans musical and theatrical performances between 1843 and 1990. There are also music programs from places outside of New Orleans.
The collection consists of personal correspondence of Albert Wicker, an African American educator in New Orleans, who served as principal of the Bienville Public School in New Orleans. Also included are receipts for payments to various benevolent societies including the St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church and Société des Jeunes Amis as well as the publication, The Negro National Educational Congress: By Laws and Constitution.
This collection consists primarily of Antebellum and Civil War letters collected by donor Al Lippman. The letters were primarily written by Union soldiers in the south to their families in the north. The letters describe news of skirmishes and fighting, daily camp life, illness and disease, slavery and opinions and observations about their experiences. Many of the letters were written by soldiers stationed in Louisiana. The collection also contains 41 Civil War postal covers.
This collection consists of original and transcribed business correspondence, photographs, and a published monograph, titled Forebears Fareing, by Otis Dunbar Richardson, which includes biographical information about the extended Richardson family history. Business letters in the collection deal with sale of land and property, timber production, and personnel and racial issues, including mention of the Ku Klux Klan.
The collection consists of Elise Allain Swigart's genealogical research in addition to original documents, including a scrapbook, photographs, articles, programs, a marriage contract, baptismal records, death notices, wills, promissory notes, land claims, and correspondence. The scrapbook (1882-1968) consists of genealogical material as well as newspaper clippings on Louisiana history and people.
The collection consists primarily of various types of early currency, including Confederate currency as well as currency from different Louisiana cities and towns, banks parishes, railroads and transportation companies, and some other states. In addition, there are checks, bonds, mortgages, promissory notes, receipts, option tickets, lottery tickets, stock certificates, and correspondence.
The collection consists of correspondence, minutes, bulletins, pamphlets, clippings, financial records, notes, publications, and academic schedules reflect the professional and civic activities of Dr. Ambrose H. Storck. A surgeon and faculty member of Tulane University's School of Medicine, Storck was also actively involved with the American Cancer Society, Louisiana Division, as well as the Louisiana Landmarks Society.
André Brousseau owned a business firm in New Orleans that handled carpets, linoleum, matting, and more. This collection contains various documents relating to his business such as orders, receipts, and licenses. The majority of the collections consists of correspondece between Brousseau and his business contacts and clients.
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.
This collection consists of correspondence of Andrew Hynes while serving with Tennessee troops in the Battle of New Orleans campaign. The correspondence from Nashville mentions business, political and military affairs. Main correspondents represented in the collection include Willie Blount, Thomas Fletcher and William Hynes. Also included are printed orders, broadsides, roster of officers of the Tennessee army and map of the battlefield of the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812.
The Angela Gregory papers consist of materials produced by the artist Angela Gregory (1907-1990), as well as ephemeral materials on Tulane-Newcomb, the city of New Orleans, and the Unitarian Church in New Orleans that Gregory collected. In addition, the collection also contains family materials, including the Bres Family Papers, the Katherine Bres School, and papers of her father, William Benjamin Gregory.
The collection consists of copies and translations of documents from Documentos Procendentes de la Isla de Cuba, the Society of the Propagation of the Faith, the Roman Catholic Church, and the Michel Pontalba Library relating to Padre Antonio de Sedella (Pere Antoine), who served as parish priest of New Orleans from 1785-1790 and 1795-1805.