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Found in 468 Collections and/or Records:

George C.H. Kernion papers

Identifier: LaRC-718
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of drafts of speeches and lectures given by George C.H. Kernion. Some were given to civic groups, while others were heard over the radio on WJBO in New Orleans, especially his lectures on communism. There is also Kernion's correspondence with Trist Wood (1933-1934). In addition, there is a manuscript of a work called "Don Manuel Gayoso de Lemos." in the collection.

Dates: 1929-1939

George Lewis Collins Davis papers

Identifier: LaRC-644
Scope and Contents The collection is made up family and business correspondence of George Lewis Collins Davis (1807-1876) of New Orleans and Natchez. He served as surveyor of Natchez, selectman for the city, and in 1855 was representative of his district in the Mississippi legislature. He was also superintendent of the Ohio and New Orleans Telegraph Company, later the Southwest Telegraph Company, the National Telegraph Company and Western Union in Natchez and New Orleans. The collection covers the dates that...
Dates: 1790-1903

George Moorman papers

Identifier: LaRC-642
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, Confederate memorabilia, certificates, flyers, pamphlets, reports, photocopies of newspaper clippings, and reunion notices that pertain to the political, business, and civic activities of George Moorman (1841-1902). He served with distinction during in the Confederate Army, earning the status of Colonel. He later became sheriff of Madison County, Mississippi before moving to New Orleans where he joined the law firm of Payne,...
Dates: 1864-1891

George R. Wendling papers

Identifier: LaRC-571
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of personal notes and letters to George R. Wendling (1845-1915). Correspondents include Robert J. Burdette, Wendell Phillips, David Davis, Eugene Field, Bishop T.U. Dudley, James Whitcomb Riley, Josh Billings, John Temple Graves, Guy C. Lee, William A. Sunday, William Jennings Bryan, Thomas Nelson Page, Jefferson Davis, Frederick Ward, Kate Field, Ross Crane, and others. There are also two land patents issued to Joseph F. Stephenson of Clark County, Virginia...
Dates: 1839-1915

George Whitfield Jack papers

Identifier: LaRC-121
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal correspondence between George Whitfield Jack, Shreveport, and Edwin Lewis Stephens, Lafayette. Most of the letters from Jack pertain to family members, but they also contain references to Louisiana politics and his activities as United States District Judge, Western District of Louisiana. Edwin Lewis Stephens was the first president of the University of Southwestern Louisiana. There are also a few carbon copies of letters from Stephens to Jack as well...
Dates: 1882-1933; Other: Majority of material found in 1895-1924

Gertrude Calder papers

Identifier: LaRC-128
Scope and Contents The collection consists of personal letters and postcards from Gertrude Calder, her sister Helen, her aunt Mary Ann, and her great-aunt Mary Ann, from Alex Calder and his wife Catherine Rogers, and from other relatives and friends in Louisiana, Texas, the eastern United States, and Scotland. There are letters referring to a smallpox epidemic in Mermentau, Acadia Parish, Louisiana in 1900 and a 1905 yellow fever epidemic in New Orleans. The collection also contains materials received...
Dates: 1868-1962

Giuseppe Ferrata papers

Identifier: LaRC-773
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of personal and professional correspondence, biographical information, scores, music manuscripts, concert programs, handwritten and typed notes, printed material, and clippings regarding the life and career of music professor and composer, Giuseppe Ferrata. Ferrata founded the Newcomb College Piano Department in 1909 and taught there until his death in 1928.

Dates: 1884-1952

Gladys Freeman Cahn papers

Identifier: LaRC-907
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the personal and professional papers of Gladys Freeman Cahn (1901-1964), a social welfare and civil rights activist who served as national president of the National Council of Jewish Women from 1949-1955 and was affiliated with the Louisiana Civil Liberties Union, UNESCO, the national Urban League, the Louisiana Conference of Social Welfare, the Civilian Defense Volunteer Office, and other community welfare organizations. Included are transcripts of speeches,...
Dates: 1940s-1984; Other: Majority of material found in 1950s-1960s; Other: Date acquired: 10/06/1988

Governor of Olancho, Honduras Communications

 File — Box 2, Folder: 20
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(20)
Scope and Contents

1846 Two handwritten messages from Francisco Verdy, the Gobernador Político y Militar of the Department of Olancho in Juticalpa, Honduras, to the authorities of Danlí, on regarding the payment of taxes on land and the other on the formation of a small armed cavalry as protection against a rebellious faction in Nicaragua. 2 pieces. 4 leaves.

Dates: January 26 and February 19, 1846

G.P. Whittington papers

Identifier: LaRC-29
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, scrapbooks, diaries, clippings, local history and family histories of George Purnell Whittington, historian and author, of Rapides Parish, Louisiana. Included are G.P. Whittington's correspondence with noted historians such as Grace King and Herbert E. Bolton. Also included is copies of correspondence of William C.C. Claiborne, Edward Livingston, and Josiah Stoddard Johnston, as well as the letters and diary of John Sibley.

Dates: 1804-1932

Grace King papers

Identifier: LaRC-564
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Louisiana author Grace King's handwritten and typed correspondence, research notes, fragments of manuscript drafts, genealogical documents and transcriptions about numerous Creole families, poetry, newspaper clippings, and her 1915 Doctor of Letters diploma from Tulane University. Grace King's genealogical research was done in cooperation with the archives of St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans, and other sources in preparation for writing Creole Families of New...
Dates: 1906-1920

Grand Army of the Republic, Joseph A. Mower Post No. 1 records

Identifier: LaRC-227
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of applications for membership, muster rolls, correspondence, receipts, quartermaster's reports, and a court martial. The Grand Army of the Republic, Joseph A. Mower Post No. 1 represented the Department of the Gulf (Louisiana and Mississippi). The Grand Army of the Republic was a voluntary association of men who served in the Union army or navy during the Civil War. The association was organized to maintain and strengthen fraternal feelings, to perpetuate the...
Dates: 1875-1922; Other: Majority of material found in 1883-1890

Grima family papers

Identifier: LaRC-12
Scope and Contents The Grima family papers are made up of personal and business papers of Berthe, Félix, Alfred, and Edgar Grima, as well as other people whose business affairs they handled between the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. The collection includes slave sale documents, land transactions, mortgage agreements, wills, tax receipts, succession suit material, business and personal correspondence, as well as financial ledgers genealogical material. Most papers created before the Civil War...
Dates: 1781-1923

Grossman and Myers families papers

Identifier: LaRC-909
Scope and Contents The collection consists of family papers, genealogies, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, political papers, essays, poems, scripts, certificates, legal documents, and financial papers belonging or relating to Joel Grossman Myers or her husband, Bert Myers. Included in the collection are World War II letters from Joel Grossman Myers' father, Louis Eugene Grossman and her letters to him as well as other papers relating to the lives of ancestors, including Simon...
Dates: 1897-1995; Other: Date acquired: 06/06/1990

Group Theatre records

Identifier: LaRC-80
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence (1936-1938) dealing mainly with finances, bills and receipts, cash and checkbooks, lists of participants and subscribers, programs, tickets, prompt scripts, newspaper clippings, and one photograph. The programs include those from the Children's Theatre Guild, Experimental Theatre, Modern Film Society, and Le Petit Theatre.

Dates: 1926-1938

Gurley family papers

Identifier: LaRC-238
Scope and Contents The collection consists of letters of John Ward Gurley (1778-1808) and his brother, Henry Hosford Gurley (1788-1833), as well as the letters and diaries of John Ward Gurley (b. ca. 1820), the son of Henry Hosford Gurley. There are letters between Edward Livingston and John Ward Gurley prior to their duel in 1808. John Ward Gurley also corresponded with Governor William C.C. Claiborne concerning his position as Register of Land in the Territory. Henry Hosford Gurley was a member of the United...
Dates: 1781-1887; Other: Majority of material found in 1805-1842

Gustavus Schmidt Family Papers

Identifier: LaRC-207
Scope and Contents

The Schmidt family papers consist of correspondence, legal papers, ledgers, lettersbooks, journals, photographs, and diaries of Gustavus Schmidt and his son Charles Schmidt, prominent New Orleans lawyers. The correspondence and papers involve family matters as well as give an account of their law practices and cases, particularly the claims and successions of French citizens whose land was confiscated during the Civil War.

Dates: 1816-1969; Other: Majority of material found in 1816-1908

Hale Boggs and Lindy Boggs papers

Identifier: LaRC-1000
Scope and Contents Researchers are advised to only load one series at a time, or to perform a keyword search in the search box. Loading the entire finding aid ('Detailed description') will result in significant delays. The collection contains the congressional correspondence, legislative papers, speeches, photographs, selected personal papers and scrapbooks of Hale and Lindy Boggs. Hale Boggs was Democratic House Majority Whip and Majority Leader prior to his death in 1972, when his wife, Lindy, took over his...
Dates: 1914-2006 (bulk: 1947-1990)

Harold Newton Lee papers

Identifier: LaRC-245
Scope and Contents The collection consists of materials from the Louisiana League for the Preservation of Constitutional Rights (1917, 1934-1970) and Tulane University and Newcomb College's Departments of Philosophy (1924, 1936-1970). The Louisiana League for the Preservation of Constitutional Rights materials include correspondence, clippings, reports, and the results of investigations pertaining to the activities of the organization. The League was founded in 1937 by a group of New Orleanians, including...
Dates: 1917-1970

Harrison family papers

Identifier: LaRC-501
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters written to and by members of the Harrison family. Two of these letters are to Hiram Harrison from St. Alexander Pinkham, U.S.N., and the rest were written to Hiram's son, Alexander Harrison from Richard Harrison (Mississippi House of Representatives), John P. Bleeker, and Henry S. Browne. Some of the letters concern Alexander Harrison's position as collector of internal revenue of New Orleans. There is also a compilation of acts passed by the New Orleans City...
Dates: 1838-1884

Harry Brunswick Loëb papers

Identifier: LaRC-554
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, poems, manuscripts, plays, operas, photographs, and sheet music of many of Loëb's songs. There is a play by Loëb and Bernold Szold based on the life of Sarah Bernhardt entitled The Divine Scarecrow, as well as other plays by Loëb, including Four Episodes in the Life of Beethoven, The Lady Who Knew, A Silk Dress, ...
Dates: 1911-1956

Harry D. Morris papers

Identifier: LaRC-923
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, personal and professional papers, photographs, military records, and other papers that document the professional activities of New Orleans orthopedic surgeon Harry D. Morris. Morris was active on the local, state, and national levels in his profession, contributing to the professional literature as well as acting on numerous boards and committees. Many of his publications are represented in this collection, as well as personal and professional...
Dates: 1921-1978; Other: Majority of material found in 1960s-1970s; Other: Date acquired: 11/06/1980

Harry S. Michel papers

Identifier: LaRC-126
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence and other papers of Harry S. Michel of New Orleans. Michel helped found the Daily City Item in 1877, and there is correspondence (1880-1881) between stockholders of the company dealing with newspaper matters. The collection also contains copies of the Anti-Taxer (1933), a newspaper dedicated to criticizing the politics of Huey P. Long; the American Progress (1940), which concerns the Louisiana gubernatorial race of 1940; as well as the Federationist...
Dates: 1877-1945

Hemard family papers

Identifier: LaRC-686
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of letters written by Charles Hemard to family in France with family and business news (1857-1859), letters from Charles Hemard's son and his widow Catherine about business and his estate (1888-1889), and accounts by Charles Hemard and later by his son. The family business was the cotton trade.

Dates: 1857-1889

Henry B. Curtis papers

Identifier: LaRC-934
Scope and Contents This collection reflects Henry B. Curtis' long life of public service, containing material from Curtis' time as New Orleans' first assistant city attorney (1946-1949), city attorney (1949-1957), and city councilman (1957-1969). There is a speech by Curtis regarding John J. Pershing, within whom he served during the Pershing Expedition in Mexico (1916). In addition, there is Crescent City Democratic Association material from the Mayor Morrison era. There is also material on parking issues and...
Dates: 1930s-1962; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1991

Henry Dickson Bruns papers

Identifier: LaRC-954
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of correspondence from Henry Dickson Bruns (1859-1933) to his two aunts, Aunt B and Aunt I in Overbrook, Pennsylvania. The correspondence (1863-1887) began when he was a student at the University of Virginia. The collection also contains biographical information about Bruns, as well as receipts, school documents, fliers and envelopes. Bruns was a physician specializing in the eyes, ears, nose, and throat. He was also very active in politics, acting as a...
Dates: 1863-1887

Henry Ginder papers

Identifier: LaRC-104
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, journals, clippings, and other papers of Henry Ginder of New Orleans. Most of the correspondence (1862-1865) are from Ginder to his wife and describe his travel, work, and activities in the Confederate Army and the Corps of Engineers. There are letters describing Ginder's observations while at the siege of Vicksburg in 1863. An 1864 journal contains hand-drawn maps detailing his movements. There are also journals kept by Ginder as a member of the...
Dates: 1861-1922

Henry Kmen papers

Identifier: LaRC-1027
Scope and Contents

The collection includes materials for a course on American civilization, articles, book budgets, class notes, correspondence, jazz notes, pamphlets, periodicals, possible Kmen manuscripts, and tests. Henry Arnold Kmen was a member of Tulane University's history faculty and introduced the Black Studies Program at Tulane in the 1960s.

Dates: 1949-1975

Henry S. Moore family papers

Identifier: LaRC-354
Scope and Contents

The collection includes photographs, photo albums, legal documents, deeds, certificates, newspaper clippings, accounts, genealogical records, correspondence (1821-1918), and other papers. There is also a journal that contains notations of readings and notes on legal terminology as well as household accounts and home remedies (1841-1847). Also included are military certificates and insurance policies.

Dates: 1821-1951

Herbert Cassius Parker papers

Identifier: LaRC-591
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a large number of financial statements, in addition to correspondence, balance sheets, insurance policies, tax receipts, estate material, real estate investment information, poems, genealogy, an annual report, and a book of checks. Herbert Cassius Parker (ca.1880s-1977) came to New Orleans in 1903 and ran Parker Equipment Company, an office supply house, for fifty years. Parker ordered items to sell at his business from the Library Bureau, which was set up by the...
Dates: 1897-1942