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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 468 Collections and/or Records:

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

Clara de Milt papers

Identifier: LaRC-357
Scope and Contents The collection includes de Milt's notes and lectures, manuscripts and reprints of her works on organic chemistry, history of chemistry and science, philosophy of science, methodology, her own teaching ideas, and quizzes. The collection contains correspondence, of which a few letters were not intended for Clara de Milt, from the years 1938-1939, as well as a funeral announcement on George Urbain's death. There are also a few historically important photostats of letters to Professor Mallet...
Dates: 1880-1958

Claudel family papers

Identifier: LaRC-862
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the correspondence, papers, and writings of several members of the Claudel family. There are the papers of Thomas Hayes, who preached at the Seamen's Bethel, which include clippings, correspondence, financial records, sermon notes, and religious material. His granddaughter, Alice Moser Claudel, was a poet, teacher, and editor of the New Laurel Review. Her papers contain correspondence, poetry, essays, New Laurel Review material, a biography, notes, and school...
Dates: 1817-1988; Other: Majority of material found in 1858-1983

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

Colcock family papers

Identifier: LaRC-520
Scope and Contents The Colcocks are a South Carolina family of cotton planters. Boxes 1-5 primarily consist of correspondence within the Colcock family, including Charles Jones Colcock, William F. Colcock, and Daniel de Saussure Colcock. There are also poems, slave records, appointments, genealogical material, speeches, articles on the sugar industry, diaries of William F. Colcock, and Hearings before the Committee on Ways and Means (57th Congress). The second part of the collection, Boxes 6-24, consists of...
Dates: 1785-1982

Collection of Alberto Vázquez Correspondence

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 012
Scope and Contents

1931-1970. Letters to Alberto Vázquez from Latin American and Spanish writers Rafael Altamira, Juan José Arreola, Rómulo Betancourt (to Alfonso Martínez), Adolfo Bioy-Casares, Juan Bosch, Carlos Montenegro, Lino Novas Calvo, Julio Ramón Ribeyro, Humberto Rivas Mijares, Juan Rulfo, Salvador Salazar Arrue, Carlos Samayoa Chinchilla, Rogelio Sinán, Arturo Uslar Pietri, and C.E. Zavaleta. 17 pieces.

Dates: 1931-1970

Collins family papers

Identifier: LaRC-467
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, bills and receipts for services and merchandise, deeds of sale, military orders, bills of exchange, promissory notes, and personal and business correspondence of John Collins and John Avery Collins. The letters concern business transactions and trade possibilities in Louisiana, Georgia, as well as North and South Carolina. They also mention current prices of commodities, freight rates, political conditions, as well as personal and family affairs....
Dates: 1744-1847

Communal Hebrew School records

Identifier: LaRC-834
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the financial, academic, and administrative records of the Communal Hebrew School in New Orleans. Included are the charter, board of director's minutes, committee files, correspondence, directories, memorials, student academic files, class schedules, budgets, scholastic supply orders, faculty applications, maintenance records, membership rolls, nursery registration forms, payroll, receipt books, ledgers and financial journals.

Dates: 1912-1972

Community Service Center records

Identifier: LaRC-726
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of a history of the Community Service Center, correspondence, working papers, reports, grant applications, interview materials, notes, information on job placement and volunteers, forms, counseling information, a budget, pamphlets, proposals, and logs. The Community Service Center was chartered as a private, non-profit, charitable agency under the laws of the State of Louisiana in 1965 as an organization to assist former inmates take care of their problems when they...
Dates: 1964-1976

Confederate Army records

Identifier: LaRC-17
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a variety of records relating to the Confederate Army. It includes documents such as Mississippi transportation vouchers, bonds, and receipts. It also contains correspondence (orders), pay vouchers for soldiers, armament and ammunition reports, requisitions, forms, appointments, and other reports. Correspondence and other records originated from various Confederate states including Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, Texas, and Virginia.

Dates: 1861-1865

Congregation Gates of Prayer records

Identifier: LaRC-676
Scope and Contents The Congregation Gates of Prayer was organized in the "Old Lafayette" area of New Orleans in 1849 and incorporated in 1850. The Congregation later moved to Jefferson Parish and established a new synagogue in Metairie. It followed the Orthodox tradition and services were conducted by a cantor for many years. At the turn of the century, the influence of the Reform movement was felt, and in 1906 the first rabbi was engaged. The collection consists of the Congregation Gates of Prayer's by-laws,...
Dates: 1850-2009

Constance Smith papers

Identifier: LaRC-914
Scope and Contents The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence, photocopies of correspondence, clippings, and photographs related to Constance Smith and Jefferson Caffery. Jefferson Caffery (1886-1974) served as United States Ambassador to many countries, including El Salvador, Colombia, Cuba, Brazil, France, and Egypt. A relation of Caffery's, Constance Smith collected their correspondence and compiled biographical material about Caffery that is present in the collection. There are also...
Dates: 1940s-1994; Other: Date acquired: 01/02/1996

Cooley family papers

Identifier: LaRC-301
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the correspondence of Captain Le Vere Cooley and his daughter Esther Cooley; photographs of steamboats, including those of Captain Cooley's boats the Oachita and America. There are also photographs by Stoughton Cooley of river people and the Teche country. There is also a bound volume of 1935 Civil Works Administration project photos and a scrapbook of Esther Cooley's travel photographs, primarily of...
Dates: 1890-1966

Corinne Chisholm Frost papers

Identifier: LaRC-1017
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of Corinne Chisholm Frost's correspondence, fragments of copies of correspondence with philosopher John Dewey, her own writings relating to her own philosophical views, as well as reference materials. Also included are materials produced while Frost attended the Famous Writers School.

Dates: 1930-1972 (bulk: 1956-1971)

Cotton Trade collection

Identifier: LaRC-537
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of correspondence, receipt books, sales reports, a brief, an insurance policy, sales receipts, a photograph album, business records, lists of customers, an abstract, and an advertisement from different companies, families, and individuals involved in the cotton trade.

Dates: 1811-1917

Council of Social Agencies of New Orleans records

Identifier: LaRC-911
Scope and Contents The collection consists of minutes, reports, studies, reference materials, pamphlets, correspondence and other working records of a New Orleans social welfare league. The Council of Social Agencies of New Orleans served as a federated group of diverse area welfare organizations. It neither dealt directly with clients nor regulated member agencies. An umbrella organization, it conducted needs studies and coordinated activities of societies that provided assistance directly to individuals....
Dates: 1921-1966; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1966; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1965

Cross Keys Plantation records

Identifier: LaRC-918
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, diaries, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting the Cross Keys Plantation of Tensas Parish, Louisiana, as well as the papers of the Watson, McCall, and Cook families. The records and papers include correspondence detailing plantation life during most of the 19th century, letters revealing the life of a soldier during the Civil War, correspondence from United States soldiers at home and abroad during World Wars I and II, 19th...
Dates: 1819-1983; Other: Majority of material found in 1819-1948; Other: Date acquired: 04/04/1990

Cruzat family papers

Identifier: LaRC-249
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of family papers (1674-1939), letters, copies of letters and documents, historical notes, and genealogical material of Marie Cruzat de Verges. Some of the families represented in the collection include the Hulse, Cruzat, and Innerarity families, as well as the East Florida trading firm of Panton, Leslie, Forbes & Company, with which the Inneraritys were associated. There are copies and extracts of correspondence between Louisiana Governor Miro and Joseph...
Dates: 1686-1961; Other: Majority of material found in 1686-1939

Cucullu family papers

Identifier: LaRC-544
Scope and Contents

The collection includes baptismal and marriage certificates, a passport, receipts, correspondence, and photographs. There is also a Cucullu family tree as well as a scrapbook with a family history that traces the family back to 1772. The correspondence is primarily that of Ernest Cucullu (1835-1923), a captain in the Confederate Army and Aide de Camp to General Edmund Kirby-Smith (1824-1893).

Dates: 1806-1948

Curtis C. Walther papers

Identifier: LaRC-1053
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials that reflect the active career of Curtis Clifford Walther (d. 1977), including correspondence, certificates, military records, photographs, newspaper clippings, financial records, bulletins and pamphlets. Walther served as president of the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, International House, Foreign Relations Association, Better Business Bureau, and Armed Forces Communication Association, among many others. There is a significant amount of Rotary Club...
Dates: 1941-1978

C.W. Robinson Lumber Company records

Identifier: LaRC-693
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the professional papers of Charles W. Robinson's business, the C.W. Robinson Lumber Company, of which he was president. The materials include land sales, tax receipts, lumber rights, and maps in connection with timber lands owned or leased in Mississippi by Robinson between 1890 an 1912. There are also deeds, ledgers, correspondence, mortgages, certificates, mortgages, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1880-1943; Other: Majority of material found within 1890-1912

Daniel Loring Winsor papers

Identifier: LaRC-63
Scope and Contents This collection contains the correspondence and financial documents of Daniel Loring Winsor, captain of the Coliseum and New Orleans shipping agent for Magoun & Son, Boston. The letters from 1829 to 1832 are to Winsor from John Brown (Boston), the owner of the Coliseum. Winsor received these letters while in port at Havana, Mararuas, Hamburg and St. Petersburg. Brown gave instructions as to cargo, destinations, ballast, et cetera. The 1841-1848 letters are retained copies from Winsor...
Dates: 1829-1869; Other: Majority of material found within 1844 & 1847

David B. Morgan papers

Identifier: LaRC-624
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence and military orders of David Banister Morgan (1773-1848), as well as financial and slave records. Morgan was a commander of troops on the west bank of the Mississippi River under Andrew Jackson between 1814 and 1815 during the Battle of New Orleans.

Dates: 1814-1849

David R. McGuire memorial collection

Identifier: LaRC-271
Scope and Contents David R. McGuire (1910-1960) was secretary to Representative Hale Boggs and Director of Public Relations to New Orleans Mayor deLesseps S. Morrison. His son, Jack B. McGuire, was an aide to New Orleans Mayor Victor Schiro and three years later became his public relations director from 1967 to 1970. In addition, Jack McGuire is an avid collector of Louisiana political materials. The collection consists of the personal papers of David and Jack McGuire, including correspondence, pamphlets, New...
Dates: 1745-2005; Other: Majority of material found in 1932-2005; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1961

David Treen papers

Identifier: LaRC-651
Scope and Contents David C. Treen was the first Republican Governor of Louisiana (1980-1984) since Reconstruction and the first Republican in recent years to represent Louisiana in the House of Representatives (1973-1980). The collection consists of materials from his time as both congressman and governor. The congressional files consist of federal agency, project, legislative, subject, correspondence, veterans affairs, and House committee files.  The gubernatorial files include alphabetical, subject, federal...
Dates: 1966-1984 (bulk: 1973-1984)

de la Villesbret family papers

Identifier: LaRC-84
Scope and Contents

The de la Villesbret family papers are made up of documents, correspondence, bills and receipts, diaries, school notebooks, maps, and genealogical data. The materials in the collection pertain to the Garnier de la Villesbret family and allied families, including, among others, the Cormier du Médic, Gourel de St. Pern, Le Gris du Clos, Genu de la Bordière, de Mezerac, de Blois de la Calande, Boudin de Longpré, de la Moussaye, Kerbusso, and O'Brien families.

Dates: 1534-1975; Other: Majority of material found within 1650-1919

de Rosier family papers

Identifier: LaRC-837
Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of correspondence from members of the de Rosier family in France to those living in the United States during the nineteenth century. There are also birth registrations, passports, baptism records, other correspondence, genealogical material, photographs, clippings, announcements, and ephemera from a European trip.

Dates: 1802-1986

de Soto family papers

Identifier: LaRC-248
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence and documents relating to the succession of Louis de Soto. Joaquin Ortega, Opelousas, acted as executor of the estate. Includes receipts, bills, and tax receipts.

Dates: 1778-1825

DeClouet family papers

Identifier: LaRC-439
Scope and Contents Alexandre DeClouet's received personal letters make up this collection. These letters are from his father, Alexandre DeClouet, and his mother, Louise de St. Clair DeClouet (lived in St. Martinville, Louisiana), his sister Blanche (attended a convent at Grand Coteau), and other family members. The letters were written while many of the family members were in college. The city called St. Martinville, in South Central Louisiana, was known as St. Martinsville during this era. Letters also...
Dates: 1854-1858

Degas and Musson families papers

Identifier: LaRC-226
Scope and Contents This is an online version of “The DeGas-Musson Family Papers: An Annotated Inventory,” Marilyn R. Brown, 1991. All translations are by Marilyn R. Brown. The collection consists primarily of the correspondence of Michel Musson, a New Orleans businessman and uncle of painter Edgar Degas. There are letters concerning the Musson family's cotton business and its financial relations with the transatlantic import-export company operated by Degas' brothers René and Achille, as well as with the...
Dates: 1834-1950