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Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

Arden Ross King Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(03)
Scope and Contents Late 19th century.  Ethnographic views of Indians of Argentina, notably from the Tierra del Fuego, the Chaco Central, and the province of Jujuy.
Dates: late 19th century

Baynard family papers

Identifier: LaRC-1055
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a book, published in 1972, entitled Baynard: An Ancient Family Bearing Arms. It is a compilation of information on the Baynard family from its time in England during the reign of William the Conqueror to present-day America. Written by Annie Baynard Simons Hasell, the book is accompanied by photocopies of pages from the book, which have the author's additions and corrections, written in 1984, that she hoped would be included in a new edition. Also included in the...
Dates: 1907-1984

Brazil Visoes Urbanas Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(26)
Scope and Contents 1981. Series of 12 black and white postcards of modern architecture from cities all over Brazil. Postcards are interior and exterior shots by Brazilian photographers Cristianao Mascaro, Luiz Carlos Felizardo, and Vilma Slomp. from several Brazilian cities.
Dates: 1981

Carroll Edward Mace Collection of Photographs and Postcards of Latin America

 Collection — Box 1, Box: 2
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 17
Scope and Contents 1940s-1960s.  500 amateur photographs of Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico, Guatemala, and Peru.  Included are 100 postcards of images taken by Martín Chambi.  The work of other photographers like Robert González, Jiménez, Mateo Nieva, and Villavicencio are also included.  Contained in the collection are three miniature commercial albums of Brazil.
Dates: 1940s-1960s

Central American Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(30)
Scope and Contents 20th century. Growing collection of postcards (color and grayscale) from countries of Central America displaying themes of 20th century life including urban and rural living, urban and natural landscapes, architecture, indigenous people, and festivals. 184 total pieces.
Dates: 20th century

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

Cuba Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(25)
Scope and Contents 1930-2000. Color and black and white postcards of early and mid-twentieth century Cuba. Many of the postcards reproduce lithographs of colonial Havana, street scenes, daily life, resorts, hotels, plantations, and the countryside. Portraits are also present, including political figures like Che Guevara and Fidel Castro.
Dates: 1930-2000

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

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

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 well...
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

Early L. Symes Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(08)
Scope and Contents c. 1950. 19 color and black and white postcards of archaeological sites in Mexico and views of people and places in Peru and Trinidad.
Dates: c. 1950

Ecuador and Peru Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(17)
Scope and Contents 1900-1915. 34 black and white vintage postcards of people and places in providing images of late 19th-early 20th century life in Peru and Ecuador.
Dates: 1900-1915

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

Entre Ríos Province, Argentina, Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 62
Scope and Contents 1940-1960. The photos mainly show a number of buildings which include banks, schools, government offices, shops, the cathedral and main plaza, beaches, port facilities and street scenes in the city of Concepción del Uruguay, Argentina. Photos also show Palmar National Park (famous for its stands of Yacay Palms) and the Palacio de San José (the residence of General Urquiza).
Dates: 1940-1960

Ethel W. Perkins Central American Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(20)
Scope and Contents 1905-1913. 56 vintage postcards, mostly in color, originally assembled in an album, with views of Panama and the Canal Zone, Costa Rica, including San José and Limón, and Belize/British Honduras.
Dates: 1905-1913

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 primarily...
Dates: 1868-1962

Guatemala Miscellaneous Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(06)
Scope and Contents 15 postcards of Guatemala, generally grouped according to date or place. Includes views of Guatemala City, Antigua, etc.
Dates: 1920s

Haiti Photograph Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 38-(32)

Herron family papers

Identifier: LaRC-476
Scope and Contents In this collection, there are eight letters dated 1861-1862 from Nicholas Herron to Anne McCarthy, New Orleans, describing camp life with the Confederate Army at Camp Moore, Fairfax, Virginia, Camp Carondelet, and other sites. The remainder of the correspondence consists chiefly of letters to Stella Herron from "M.W.", "Cousin Sue", and "Bella" about family affairs. There are also sketches and postcards in the collection.
Dates: 1854-1903

Jane P. Walsh photograph collection

Identifier: LaRC-931
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the photographs collected by Jane Walsh, a high school physical education teacher at Esplanade Girls' High School and John McDonogh High School in New Orleans. Included are family photographs, black and white photographs of large groups of uniformed high school girls doing synchronized exercise routines in class, a 1959 commencement program from John McDonogh Senior High School in New Orleans, postcards with correspondence, photographs of houses, farm animals, and...
Dates: 1885-1959

John III Geiser Collector Album of Swiss Postcards

Identifier: LaRC-B-348
Scope and Contents Album of turn of the 20th century postcards of Switzerland.
Dates: 1992

Latin American Postcard Collection

Identifier: Photograph Collection-39-(13)
Scope and Contents Set of picture postcards in black and white and color, principally of Havana, Cuba, but also of the Canary Islands, Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, Taxco, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.
Dates: c. 1925

Leonard Huber papers

Identifier: LaRC-879
Scope and Contents Leonard V. Huber (1903-1984) was a businessman, historian, civic leader, and writer. He was president of Victor Huber and Sons, Incorporated, owner and builder of Hope Mausoleum as well as Louisiana's first crematory. He was active in many local historical societies and authored several books and articles on subjects including steamboats, cemeteries, postal history, Mardi Gras, and New Orleans landmarks. The collection consists of Huber's correspondence, lectures, articles, research,...
Dates: 1870-1982

M. Alston Read collection

Identifier: LaRC-796
Scope and Contents The collection was gathered together by M. Alston Read as collection of photographic and pictorial likenesses of his forebears. Included are members of the Alston, Hayne, Rutledge, Burr, Pinckney, Freer, Blacklock, Blake, Cabel, Cooper, Flagg, Ladson, Motte, Pettigrew, Smith, Weems, and Read families. The collection also includes a diary kept by Mary A. Read in 1893 as well as correspondence of M. Alston Read. In addition to photographs, there are also lithographs, etchings, engravings,...
Dates: 1800-1989

Martha Robertson Postcard Collection

Identifier: Photograph Collection-39-(09)

Metz and Kahn families papers

Identifier: LaRC-750
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of correspondence, photographs, genealogies, newspaper clippings, postcards, programs, pamphlets, autographs, scrapbooks, other documents, and bible of the Bloom/Marx and Metz/Kahn families. There are documents of the Marx family in Mainz, Germany before their emigration to the United States as well as poetry and writings by Salomon Marx. Also included are stock certificates, military records, marriage certificates, awards and certificates, real estate papers, and...
Dates: 1811-1992

Mexican pulquería

 File — Box 1, Folder: 23
Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 40-(23)
Scope and Contents c.1900-1910. Gelatin silver print (11.5 x 19.5 cm) of an interior scene at a Mexican pulquería. The print number "245" and the photographer's name, "SCOTT," appear in the bottom left and right corners, respectively, in negative. On the verso side is the stamp of "J. Granat, Mexican Curiosities, Coliseo Nuevo No. 1, Mexico."

Accompanying the photograph is a postcard published by J.G. Hatton, Mexico, No. 7972 of the same image as a hand-colored, photomechanic print.
Dates: c. 1900-1910

Mexican Views Postcard Album

Identifier: Image Archive-Album-006
Scope and Contents c. 1900.  An album containing 210 postcards from throughout Mexico showing colonial architecture, archaeological sites, and views of people at work.  Several of the postcards have notes inscribed by Zelia Nuttall, who may have collected the cards.
Dates: c. 1900

Mexico Miscellaneous Postcard Collection

Identifier: Image Archive-Collection 39-(05)
Scope and Contents 1900-1950s. Black and white and colored postcards of Mexico acquired from a variety of sources and generally grouped according to date or place. Includes views of Mexico City, Teotihuacán, Taxco, and other notable locations.
Dates: 1900 -.1950s