New Orleans (La) -- History
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists of personal papers of André Lafargue, an attorney who supported French culture in New Orleans. Includes minutes of committee meetings of various organizations, certificates, typescripts of articles, speeches, letters, and other writings.
The collection consists of academic and personal papers of Tulane Professor of Architecture, Bernard Lemann. Included are correspondence, manuscripts and typescripts of reports, galley proofs, handwritten notes, and other research, photocopies, printed material, and newspaper clippings.
Correspondence of the Blanchard and Williams families of New Orleans, Baltimore, and Washington D.C. The letters deal with the struggle of the Civil Service, the U.S. Pension and Census Bureaus, the Washington political scene, and general family matters from the 1860s to the 1920s. Also included are a group of letters from the Blanchard children at St. Joseph's Academy (1880-1897) and the Williams children at Jefferson College (1916-1918).
This collection of manuscripts by Charles L. Dufour includes the research notes, original drafts, revisions, final drafts and galley and page proofs of his books "Gentle Tiger," "The Night the War Was Lost," and "Nine Men in Gray." The collection also contains correspondence and notebooks from his trips to Europe.
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.
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.
This collection consists of handwritten registers of births, deaths, marriages and communions; a Constitution of the Orphans Society; correspondence; course notebooks; and an account book. There is a copybook containing letters written by Charles G. Modinger, Pastor at the German Lutheran Church from 1868 to 1880. Also included is a volume of names of people who registered for Holy Communion.
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.
This collection consists of literary papers of Kate A. Holmes of New Orleans, La. Included are poems with citations, typed and signed by the author during the early 1970s. Her notes indicate that these were published in various journals between 1950 and 1973. Subjects of poems include description of New Orleans and Mardi Gras. Also included are newspaper clippings of short articles written by Kate Holmes.
This collection consists of family and legal documents of the Marchand and Loubat families of New Orleans, Louisiana. Included are birth, marriage, confirmation, and death certificates; successions; land sales; voter registration and citizenship documents; correspondence; and genealogical notes. Other families named in this collection include Franck, Priez, Ecrot, Cousserat, and Schneller.
This collection consists of uncorrected and corrected manuscripts for New Orleans, Yesterday and Today: A Guide to the City, written by Walter J. Cowan, John C. Chase, Charles L. Dufour, Osborne K. LeBlanc, and John Wilds. The guide was published by the Louisiana State University Press in 1983.
This collection consists of the business records of the Orleans Parish Medical Society from its origin until the 1996. Included are proceedings, registers of members, account books, correspondence, constitution and by-laws, hospital reports, manuals, certificates, medical cartoons, photographs, and printed materials, which include members' scholarly publications.
This collection consists of the personal and business papers of Paul Tulane, the nineteenth-century American businessman and philanthropist. Included are legal and financial papers, inventories of his real estate holdings, promissory notes, social and business correspondence, genealogical information relating to the Tulane family, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, portraits, photographs and negatives.
This collection consists of photographs, cartes de visite, postcards, and a Dutch wedding invitation. Also included are two volumes: Harper's Young People: An Illustrated Weekly, comprising issues from November 1, 1887 through October 30, 1888; and The Gibson Book: A Collection of the Published Works of Charles Dana Gibson, 1907.