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Found in 468 Collections and/or Records:

Degelos and Landry families papers

Identifier: LaRC-1025
Scope and Contents The collection contains family correspondence, an invitation to the French Opera House, an exercise book, postcards, scrapbooks, and a postcard album relating to the Degelos and Landry families of New Orleans. The scrapbook of Marie Elisabeth Cécile Degelos Landry includes photographs of Degelos family members. The scrapbook of postcards contains a significant amount of postcards from across the United States. There is also a commonplace book of L. Degelos that contains speeches of Civil War...
Dates: 1847-1957

Delavigne family papers

Identifier: LaRC-502
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence from Louis Delavigne and his sister, Elizabeth Delavigne Aupoix, in France, to their brother César Casimir Delavigne in Louisiana. The letters primarily concern family matters, including the careers of Louis Delavigne's sons Casimir, a dramatist, and Germain, an author of opera books, as well as the education of Alphonse, the son of César Casimir Delavigne. Epidemics effecting the New Orleans area and events of the French Revolution of 1830...
Dates: 1803-1946

deLesseps S. Morrison papers

Identifier: LaRC-270
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the personal, military, mayoral, Organization of American States, and campaign papers of deLesseps S. Morrison. Included are photographs, correspondence, periodicals, and scrapbooks. Morrison was the Mayor of New Orleans from 1946-1960 and ambassador to the Organization of American States from 1961-1964.

Dates: 1925-1964 (bulk: 1946-1964)

Denègre family papers

Identifier: LaRC-662
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, business papers, photographs, clippings, spoken audio recordings, souvenir albums, diplomas and other personal documents of members of Denègre and other related families, including the Gayle, Baldwin, Bayne and Jones families. There is also genealogical research, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings and other documents of various branches of the Denègre family. Much of the research presented in the 2008 accretion was compiled by George...
Dates: 1824-2000s

Diederick Hein papers

Identifier: LaRC-432
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence (1850-1891) to Diederick Hein of New Orleans, from his mother in Glückstadt, Germany, and his brother, Johann Heinrich Andreas Hein in Kiel, Germany. The letters contain family news, describe economic and working conditions, and contain references to the writers' desire to immigrate to the United States. In addition, there are letters from Johann Friederich Rebstock, a German miner in California during the Gold Rush. There are also the...
Dates: 1844-1920

Diego de Gardoqui papers

Identifier: LaRC-762
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of excerpts from the Gardoqui Papers in the Wisconsin Historical Society relating to the conflict between Spanish Louisiana and the United States over boundaries and Indian relations. The copies, donated by Theodore Roosevelt to the Howard Memorial Library, were made for him for research on his book The Winning of the West, Volume IV. Correspondents include Diego de Gardoqui, Conde de Floridablanca, Conde de Alcudia, Louisiana Governors Carondelet, Miró, and Gayoso...
Dates: 1784-1795

Don A. Pardee papers

Identifier: LaRC-54
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of handwritten and typed personal and professional correspondence, printed biographical material, photographs, post cards, calling cards, invitations, telegrams, poems, political pamphlets, legal and financial papers, newspaper clippings, and other documents relating to the life of Don A. Pardee.

Dates: 1856-1950; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/1956

Donald Cooper papers

Identifier: LaRC-176
Scope and Contents The collection consists of copies of correspondence used as research for Donald Cooper's publications, as well as manuscripts, printer's copies, galley proofs, and a published copy of one of these publications. Reference materials used to produce The Establishment of the Anglican Church in the Leeward Islands and Epidemic Disease in Mexico City, 1761-1813: An Administrative, Social, and Medical Study, are represented in this collection. Donald B. Cooper was an Assistant Professor of History...
Dates: 1965-1966

Doris Lurie Chesky papers

Identifier: LaRC-833
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of three bound manuscripts that document some of the activities of Doris Lurie Chesky, vocal music teacher at Alcee Fortier High School, New Orleans, during the middle of the twentieth century. There are letters regarding special personal sick leave, a proposed program about improving human relations for teachers and students, and a pageant written by Chesky.

Dates: 1951-1975

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...
Dates: 1907-1977

Dreyfous family papers

Identifier: LaRC-542
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of personal and business correspondence of Abel Dreyfous (1815-1892) originally of Belfort, France; and his son Felix Dreyfous (1857-1946) of New Orleans, La. Letters originate from various places including New Orleans, New York and Paris. Included also are an international stamp collection of Felix Dreyfous, post cards, a French newspaper clipping, a 1980 genealogical chart by Carolyn Weiss, and other family papers. Some of the letters are addressed to an...
Dates: 1849-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1874, 1887-1890

Duffel and Harris families papers

Identifier: LaRC-675
Scope and Contents This collection contains genealogical material, correspondence, deeds, wills, receipts, inventories, financial records, land surveys, executive orders, and military commissions. The collection consists of correspondence of the William L. Harris family and the papers of Edward Duffel (1754-1835) and his brother James Duffel; of Henry L. Duffel; and Dr. Edward Duffel, Jr., the son of Edward and nephew of James. Another Henry L. Duffel (1791-1867) received a number of official appointments,...
Dates: 1741-1968

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

Dunlap family papers

Identifier: LaRC-530
Scope and Contents The collection is made up primarily of the letters from Martha Smart Bates Dunlap to her foster mother, Mrs. James V. Bates. The letters begin with Dunlap's first year at boarding school in 1852 and continue from her student days through to her tenure teaching in Indiana and Virginia, and on through to her years as a wife and mother, until the death of Mrs. Bates in 1909. There are also papers collected by Charles H. Dunlap, Martha Smart Bates Dunlap's husband, which include family letters,...
Dates: 1836-1942

Dutch Consulate shipping and trade collection

Identifier: LaRC-445
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of correspondence with Dutch nationals, annual reports (1871-1882) on Louisiana, and charts listing ships, both foreign and Dutch, that called at the port of New Orleans.

Dates: 1848-1874

E.A. Burke papers

Identifier: LaRC-680
Scope and Contents The collection contains honorary diplomas, correspondence, papers related to Burke's involvement as Chairman of the Committee on Registration of the Conservative Democratic Party, as well as financial records, including receipts, deposit notes and certificates, account books, and checks. There are also event and performance programs, telegrams, invitations, correspondence with members of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union as well as with Clara Barton of the American Association of the...
Dates: 1837-1919; Other: Majority of material found within 1865-1889

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

Edgar B. Stern collection

Identifier: LaRC-235
Scope and Contents

This collection includes of Edgar B. Stern's personal correspondence, legal and financial records, military papers, college papers and memorabilia, invitations, international and New Orleans post cards, clippings, pamphlets, scrapbooks, certificates, diplomas, speeches, essays, reports, telegrams, maps, photographs and photographic negatives, cartoons, and printed material. Financial records of cotton firms include massive (up to 59 cm.) ledger books.

Dates: 1880-1970

Edgar Howard Farrar papers

Identifier: LaRC-1059
Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of photocopies of manuscript and biographical material relating to Edgar Howard Farrar (1849-1922). There are newspaper clippings, addresses, correspondence, school exercises, telegrams, and photocopied excerpts from books. In addition, there are two original manuscript letters from Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) to Mary Stamps, Farrar's sister-in-law and Davis' niece.

Dates: 1867-1975

Edmond Begouën Demeaux letters

Identifier: LaRC-M-262
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three letters from Edmond Begouën Demeaux in the United States to his brother Gustave Begouën Demeaux in Le Havre, France (1865 November-1866 April). Demeaux writes about emancipated slaves, the Freedman's Bureau, and general conditions in Mobile, Alabama. One of the letters (1865 November 27) describes the effect the war had on the size and condition of the Mobile and Ohio Railroad. The 1865 November 27 and December 4 letters are copies (partial) and the 1866...
Dates: 1865-1866

Edmond Souchon papers

Identifier: LaRC-6
Scope and Contents

This collection contains documents related to Dr. Edmond Souchon, an anatomist, surgeon, and sanitarian of New Orleans. These documents include his medical notes and anatomy manuscripts. Some major documents of the collection are letters and correspondence with other doctors concerning the publication of Index Medicus. Personal letters, thank you notes, photographs, clippings, other papers can also be found in this collection.

Dates: 1861-1955; Other: Majority of material found within 1914-1915

Edward and Elizabeth Wisner papers

Identifier: LaRC-1047
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the papers of the editor, banker, and philanthropist Edward Wisner and his daughter Elizabeth Wisner, former Dean of the Tulane School of Social Work. Items include correspondence, bibliographies, photographs, material on land reclamation, material on social work, reference papers, clippings, and reference material on philanthropy.

Dates: 1900-1975 (bulk: 1930-1965)

Edward K. Russ papers

Identifier: LaRC-681
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence and documents about Edward K. Russ, most of them from the Reconstruction period. Russ worked for the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands. He was then appointed Sheriff of Bossier Parish, Louisiana in 1869, Recorder for Bossier in 1871, and Inspector at the Custom House. The collection consists of correspondence, special orders, appointments, a baptismal certificate, a certificate, and executive orders.

Dates: 1864-1920

Edward M. Richardson papers

Identifier: LaRC-566
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters from Edward M. Richardson of Clinton and Jackson, Louisiana, to his brother, F.D. Richardson of Jeanerette and New Iberia, Louisiana (1837-1842, 1846). The correspondence concerns personal and family matters, including a small plantation of five hundred acres for sale near Jackson that Edward Richardson wants his brother to purchase in 1841. There is also a certificate signed by judges of the Louisiana Supreme Court stating that Edward Richardson is...
Dates: 1834-1846

Edwin Lewis Stephens papers

Identifier: LaRC-137
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the correspondence of Edwin Lewis Stephens between 1902 and 1937, which was during the period that he was the first president of Southwestern Louisiana Industrial Institute. The letters cover many of the formative years of the institution, which was founded in 1900. The collection also contains many letters, drawings, and other items of Ellsworth Woodward.

Dates: 1902-1937

Eldrige Weaver III collection of Orear papers

Identifier: LaRC-213
Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of letters written by Elisha Orear to his wife, Malinda Caroline Gibson. Orear was with Confederate Company A, 29th Alabama Volunteers stationed in Mobile, Alabama in 1863 and engaged in skirmishes around Atlanta in 1864. In his correspondence, Orear discusses camp conditions and attitudes, private speculative ventures in which he was involved, as well as general social conditions of the war and the time.

Dates: 1861-1868

Eleanor P. Thompson collection

Identifier: LaRC-61
Scope and Contents

A collection of material dealing with the social and business life of New Orleans from the 1850s through the 1930s. The collection includes material on fairs, expositions, balls, receptions, concerts, theater performances, social and religious organizations, dedications, women's fashions, souvenir booklets, maps, and business advertisements.

Dates: 1853-1933

Ellen Elizabeth Latrobe Wilson papers

Identifier: LaRC-943
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence, family papers, photographs, travel diaries, clippings, and personal papers. In addition to Ellen Elizabeth Latrobe Wilson's service in the Navy during World War II, she was also very active in her community. She was president of the Independent Women's Organization during the 1960s, which is represented in the collection by correspondence, minutes, election material, press releases, and membership material. In addition, Wilson was also a board...
Dates: 1835-1992; Other: Majority of material found in 1940s-1960s

Ellsworth Woodward papers

Identifier: LaRC-10
Content Description The collection consists of correspondence, speeches and other papers of Ellsworth Woodward. The collection also contains material related to the Louisiana Art Teachers Association, the Southern States Art League, and the American Institute of Architects. Correspondents include Leon Weiss, General Allison Owen, Moise Goldstein, and others. Also included are multiples sketches in both pencil and ink. Drawings are sketches of exhibit set ups, pottery, and scenes from Germany and elsewhere from...
Dates: 1918-1925

Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana records

Identifier: LaRC-558
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials relating to the history of the Episcopal Church in Louisiana, Louisiana bishops, the Diocesan House, state and general conventions, the Woman's Auxiliary, individual Episcopal churches in Louisiana, the Episcopal Children's Home, and the Gaudet Episcopal Home and School. Materials include annual reports, scrapbooks, board minutes, newsletters, confirmation records, marriage certificates, journals, registers, correspondence, records of services, financial...
Dates: 1805-1998; Other: Majority of material found within 1868-1963