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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 468 Collections and/or Records:

Erich Arnold Messmer papers

Identifier: LaRC-831
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, pamphlets, articles, photographs, memoranda, biographical material, texts of public addresses, certificates, and diplomas of Erich Arnold Messmer (1906-1990). These papers reflect his civil service career, particularly his role as Consul General of Switzerland in New Orleans from 1964 to 1972. His speeches concerned labor laws, technical cooperation with developing countries, and other aspects of Swiss international relations. The materials in the...
Dates: 1936-1991

Ernest Sabourin papers

Identifier: LaRC-261
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of letters to Ernest Sabourin, depositions about smuggled goods of Jean Lafitte, as well as photographs of Charles Gayarre and Judge Douglass Edward White. Sabourin received letters from G.T. Beauregard, Myra Clark Gaines, and Charles Gayarre.

Dates: 1813-1887

Ethel Hutson papers

Identifier: LaRC-14
Scope and Contents This collection contains Ethel Hutson’s series of printed materials related to the women’s suffrage movement. This collection contains photographs (1908-1922), papers and manuscripts (1879-1822), press release related to the suffragist movement, newspaper clippings (1912-1920), correspondence (1917-1957), utility bills (1921-1922), public utilities and transportation manuscripts (1907-1922), education manuscripts (1913-1916), Lafcadio Hearn materials, manuscripts on Hutson’s civic interests...
Dates: 1879 - 1957

Eugene Forstall papers

Identifier: LaRC-567
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two tissue books of retained copies of letters written by Eugene A. Forstall of New Orleans to his father, Edmond Jean Forstall, and other members of the family, and to various business associates. The letters deal with the business of the firm, the sugar plantation in St. James Parish, shipping arrangements, and financial transactions, et cetera; many combine business and personal matters, and a few are purely personal. The first letterbook, has an alphabetical...
Dates: 1851-1864; Other: Majority of material found within 1851-1855

Evans J. Casso papers

Identifier: LaRC-944
Scope and Contents This collection consists of biographical and genealogical material, essays, speeches, photographs, clippings, manuscripts, articles, research material, notes, correspondence, maps, and audiotapes relating to the life and work of Evans J. Casso. Casso, born in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, was an Italian-American author, lecturer, and Napoleonic and Civil War scholar. The collection includes research as well as manuscripts for the book, Lorenzo: The History of the Casso Family in Louisiana, in...
Dates: 1932-1996

F. Edward Hébert papers

Identifier: LaRC-650
Scope and Contents

F. Edward Hébert (1901-1979) was the longest-serving member of the House of Representatives from the state of Louisiana, holding office from 1941-1977. The collection consists of political correspondence, hundreds of scrapbooks and photograph albums, subject files, bound press releases and speeches, a manuscript for his autobiography (Last of the Titans), political cartoons, awards, and audio/visual materials.

Dates: 1916-1979 (bulk: 1940-1978)

Fanny Leverich Eshleman Craig collection

Identifier: LaRC-225
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence of Giles, Inskeep, Hampton, and Leverich families, as well as documents of the Babin and Louis Landry families in Ascension Parish. There are several letters of Maria McLivaine Giles Inskeep (b. 1785) of New Orleans and Pass Christian, Mississippi to her sister Fanny Giles Hampton of Bridgeton, Comberland County, New Jersey. The collection also contains business records, notes, transcripts, newspaper clippings as well as a Book of Common Prayer.

Dates: 1765-1958

Federation of Temple Sisterhoods records

Identifier: LaRC-869
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, office files, publications and bulletins pertaining to the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, the Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, Southern District #15, and the Louisiana Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, District #17. There are also invitations to various functions, information packets, membership lists, district histories as well as correspondence and publications from Henry S. Jacobs Camp and the Museum of the Southern Jewish...
Dates: 1936-1996

Fedoroff family papers

Identifier: LaRC-377
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of photographs, photograph album, an army songbook, booklets, a listing of places Peter Fedoroff passed through while in the Army, a map of France, a membership card of the American Drug Stores Dunkers Club, postcards, drafts, manuscripts, typescripts, plays, novels, correspondence, notes, and research materials. Peter Fedoroff was a private in the Washington Artillery during World War I and Alexander Fedoroff was a New Orleans dramatist.

Dates: 1917-1961

Fire Department collection

Identifier: LaRC-533
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, lists of engines and engine companies, a day book, repair specifications, lists of expenses, a booklet, an illustration, a list of exempt members, and a list of people giving "Their Parole of Honor."

Dates: 1854-1921

First Presbyterian Church records

Identifier: LaRC-1015
Scope and Contents

This collection focuses on the First Presbyterian Church in New Orleans and its Sunday school program. Items include financial records such as invoices, receipts, and correspondence, as well as minutes, a treasurer's report, and a catalog of religious educational publications.

Dates: 1936-1941

First Unitarian Church of New Orleans records

Identifier: LaRC-800
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection date from 1833 to 2011. The bulk of the collection records the period from 1950 to 1990. The subjects documented in this collection are the history of the church, its activities and events, as well as its involvement with social justice and civil rights efforts. The records also document the church’s relations with the national and regional Unitarian Universalist organizations and with other religious and charitable groups based in New Orleans. The documents...
Dates: 1833-2011

Fleurian de Bellemarc papers

Identifier: LaRC-397
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of correspondence (1812-1832), including letters from A. Cruzat and members of the the Fleurian de Bellemarc family; a journal covering a voyage from Caen to New Orleans; and an 1841 composition book of Cécile Fleurian de Bellemarc. There are also legal documents, including an 1868 copy of an 1832 act of donation involving transfer of property on Rampart Street by Adelaide Dehomme to her sister Arséne Delhomme, Fleurian de Bellemarc's widow, and an 1882 marriage...
Dates: 1812-1882

Folder 10: Miscellaneous

 File — Box 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: NA-366-01-10
Scope and Contents

Contains miscellaneous undated correspondence. 12 pages.

Forrest C. Pendleton papers

Identifier: LaRC-82
Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of correspondence concerning Forrest C. Pendleton's employment by the United States Bureau of Investigation. There are telegrams, two letters from Senator John H. Bankhead, program for a dinner in honor of President-elect Harding, and a scrapbook of newspaper clippings about Pendleton's work for the Bureau.

Dates: 1905-1925; Other: Majority of material found within 1919-1920

Forrest E. LaViolette papers

Identifier: LaRC-295
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, a thesis, and miscellaneous materials of Forrest E. LaViolette, a sociologist at McGill University in Canada. The materials focus primarily on LaViolette's study of various Japanese racial colonies in the United States and Canada during the early stages of World War II. Correspondence is from fellow sociologists, Japanese friends and representatives of Japanese organizations. The bulk of the collection is clippings...
Dates: 1933-1943

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

Frances Parkinson Keyes papers

Identifier: LaRC-842
Scope and Contents

The Frances Parkinson Keyes papers consist of family material and correspondence, including that of her husband, Senator Henry W. Keyes, as well as Keyes's own biographical material and business correspondence with her publishers. Also included are Keyes's writings, articles, fan mail, photographs, and financial materials.

Dates: 1898-1971; Other: Majority of material found within 1920-1971

Francis Martin family papers

Identifier: LaRC-891
Scope and Contents

The collection consist of correspondence, school papers, succession documents, military papers, certificates, photographs, and business papers relating primarily to the family of Francis L. Martin, his wife Elizabeth Williams Martin, and their two sons, Laurence and Francis. Also included is a ledger of the Martin, Davie, and Company (1894-1910), after 1904 named Francis Martin and Company, Limited describing the business of the firm.

Dates: 1894-1958; Other: Majority of material found in 1926-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/09/1992

Francisco Reibaud papers

Identifier: LaRC-112
Scope and Contents The Francisco Reibaud collection consists of letters and documents primarily related to Reibaud's time as Consul General for Mexico in New Orleans from the 1840s until his death in 1861. The correspondence was written by business associates and officials in Mexico and contains information about the political and military activities in the struggle between the conservative and liberal parties during a turbulent period in Mexico's history.  There are citations and promotions in rank given to...
Dates: 1836-1863

Frank L. Place papers

Identifier: LaRC-217
Scope and Contents

The collection consists chiefly of correspondence to Frank L. Place, son of Lucius H. Place and Elizabeth Landis. Lucius H. Place was an unsuccessful candidate in the 1860 New Orleans mayoral election, running on the Citizen's Ticket. There are several letters from Frank to his father while in Gambier, Ohio from 1858 to 1866, and many letters from his aunt, Lucy Place Aubrey, who cared for Frank after the death of his mother in 1856.

Dates: 1840-1880

Frank Leo Loria papers

Identifier: LaRC-395
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, pamphlets, articles, photographs, invitations, speeches, and die-cast stamps. Frank Leo Loria (b. 1898-) was a surgeon at the Tulane University School of Medicine. He was very interested in Italian-American affairs, writing articles for La Voce Coloniale, many of which can be found in the collection. Loria also founded the Virgilian Society in 1921 to create better relations between Italians and New Orleanians. Information about the Society, as well...
Dates: 1933-1975

Frank Mayer Besthoff collection

Identifier: LaRC-388
Scope and Contents

This collection is artificial and contains business correspondence, personal correspondence, bank drafts, receipts, bills of lading, court settlement papers, newspapers clippings, a journal article, pictoral material, many unrelated manuscripts, as well as xerox copies of other documents. There are bills of sale for land and slaves, a music copy book, and recipes for different preparations for making liquors.

Dates: 1770-1916

Frederick Creighton Wellman papers

Identifier: LaRC-793
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of manuscripts by Frederick Creighton Wellman (1871-1960). In addition to being an author, Wellman was also a doctor of tropical medicine, scientist, administrator, artist, educator, spy, and engineer. Writing under the pen names Cyril Kay-Scott and Richard Irving Carson, Wellman composed plays, novels, short stories, and poems, all of which are represented in the collection. In addition, there is correspondence, exhibition catalogs, Wellman's...
Dates: 1911-1957

Frederick Nash Ogden papers

Identifier: LaRC-442
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials that were formerly in a scrapbook kept by the wife of General Frederick Nash Ogden. Items include letters, telegrams, clippings, poems, and genealogical material. There are clippings relating to the death of General Robert E. Lee, General Nash running for Governor of Louisiana, and a battle 1874 September 14. There are also papers of C.L. Jackson, a possible relation about his conduct in the Civil War at the Battle of Dranesville, Virginia, 1861 December...
Dates: 1856-1910

Freemasonry documents collection

Identifier: LaRC-562
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, regulations, certificates, membership lists, manuals, rituals, pamphlets, and other items from different lodges throughout New Orleans and Louisiana.

Dates: circa 1780-1989

Furman B. Pearce papers

Identifier: LaRC-920
Scope and Contents Furman Pearce (1878-1950) was a leader of the steamship industry in the Gulf region and president of the Louisiana Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence (1902-1953), and speeches given to maritime and shipping groups as well as Sons of the American Revolution meetings. Pearce's correspondence primarily relates to family genealogy and Sons of the American Revolution business. His speeches often dealt with the shipping...
Dates: 1902-1953

G. T. Beauregard papers

Identifier: LaRC-240
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of handwritten business and personal correspondence, newspaper clippings, charts, drawings, and printed business papers, relating to the life and career of G. T. Beauregard. Some letters bear postmarks and seals. Includes engineering correspondence of Beauregard concerning his work on Fort McHenry, Fort Pike and the Mississippi River.

Dates: 1839-1888

Genevieve Pitot papers

Identifier: LaRC-788
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a wide variety of material relating to the life of Genevieve Pitot (1901-1980), a composer for the American musical theater.  Included are biographical material, correspondence, sketches, telegrams, photographs, family papers, newspaper clippings, published scores, musical compositions to other authors' poetry, photocopies of documents and printed material, audiotapes of music and spoken words, music books, theater playbills and posters. There are published scores...
Dates: 1922-1980

George and Mabel Simmons papers

Identifier: LaRC-739
Scope and Contents This collection focuses primarily on the journalism careers of Mabel C. Simmons (1899-1988) and George E. Simmons (1898-1972). There are book reviews, correspondence, newspaper clippings, editorials, notes, articles, photographs, Tulane Journalism Department materials, certificates, plaques, and book reviews. George Simmons was a professor of journalism at Tulane University as well as assistant dean of Arts and Science, then acting dean (1944-1947) and associate dean. Mabel Simmons was the...
Dates: 1910-1986