Found in 468 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists of letters written by Richard, Mathew, and Octavius McDermit Brenan. Richard Brenan, a lawyer, came to New Orleans and settled there in 1828. The letters are personal and descriptive in nature, describing life and society in New Orleans and Charleston during the 1830s.
The collection consists of letters written to Mr. Byrd D. Fowler, a teacher at the Maybin School. The letters were written by about a hundred of his former students who served in the Armed Services during World War II. There are also copies of letters from Fowler, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
The Byrne family papers consists of correspondence, copies of deeds, photographs, genealogical research, and writings composed and gathered by Celeste Byrne. Celeste Byrne worked on a book project that documented 300 years of Byrne family history up until her grandfather's death in 1903.
The pressed copy letterbook contains the outgoing correspondence of Carl Thomas Stockmeyer, a commission merchant in New Orleans. The letters are to customers and business contacts in the United States and in Europe, which relates to such matters as orders, shipments and sight drafts.
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.
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.
This artificial collection brings together official papers of the New Orleans Brandeis Women's Committee as well as the New Orleans Chapter of Hadassah. Materials include by-laws, constitutions, membership lists, correspondence, financial reports, minutes, study group notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, bulletins, a scrapbook, as well as items for fundraising activities. There are also some materials relating to the Jewish Federation of New Orleans.
Letters, certificates, diplomas, photographs, and scrapbooks of the Chaillé-Jamison Family, including histories of the family compiled by Dr. Chaillé. Also includes records and newspaper clippings detailing Mrs. Stanford Chaillé Jamison's activities with the Orleans Club and Orleans Parish Medical Society, Women's Auxilliary; and candid personal memoirs written by Stanford Chaillé in 1892.
This collection consists of correspondence of Charles Erasmus Kennon (1839-1878) to his wife, Susan Kent Kennon (1848-1922); his older sister, Elizabeth Almeria Kennon; his mother, Nancy Nelson Kennon; and others. Also included are other documents of the Kennon family of Louisiana as well as poems, a map of the Battle of Shiloh (1862), and special military orders (1865).
The collection contains materials written by or relating to Charles Etienne Arthur Gayarré, a Louisiana historian. There is personal correspondence, manuscripts by Gayarré, genealogical material, a biography of Gayarré, notes on his publications, and personal financial records.
This collection of manuscripts by Charles L. Dufour includes the research notes, original drafts, revisions, final drafts and galley and page proofs of his books "Gentle Tiger," "The Night the War Was Lost," and "Nine Men in Gray." The collection also contains correspondence and notebooks from his trips to Europe.
The collection consists of Charles L. Harrod's journal that contains copies of letters as well as an account of Christ Church in New Orleans when it was taken over by General Benjamin Butler's military authority in October 1862.
Minutes, committee reports, and memos for the meetings of the committee that drafted the city charter; also letters to the members from various organizations, individuals, and city officials, offering suggestions for the charter; as well as preliminary drafts and the final draft of the charter.
Correspondence and records, including meeting minutes, of the Child Welfare Administrators of New Orleans, an association made up of individuals with executive and/or administrative positions in child services agencies. Collection also includes correspondence concerning the 1975 Southern Regional Conference of the Child Welfare League of America.
The collection is made up of genealogies, documents, correspondence, and memorabilia of the Claudius Belden Churchill family and its ancestry. There are also family trees of related families, including the Thorn, Holliday, Groot, and other families. The collection also includes a facsimile of a letter from Winston Churchill and several eighteenth century deeds.