Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists of copies and translations of documents from Documentos Procendentes de la Isla de Cuba, the Society of the Propagation of the Faith, the Roman Catholic Church, and the Michel Pontalba Library relating to Padre Antonio de Sedella (Pere Antoine), who served as parish priest of New Orleans from 1785-1790 and 1795-1805.
Consists of five items: 1. Chart showing descendants of Pierre Antoine Bienvenu and Marie Martha Devince. 2. Biographical sketch of Pierre Antoine Bienvenu and his sons Aléxandre and Mélicourt. 3. Biographical sketch of Brigadier-General John Philip Goujon de Grondel and his descendents. 4. Will of Aléxandre Devince Bienvenu. 5. Map of Township 10 South, Range 5 East, St. Martin Parish, showing location and ownership of land and property in the area.
The collection contains materials written by or relating to Charles Etienne Arthur Gayarré, a Louisiana historian. There is personal correspondence, manuscripts by Gayarré, genealogical material, a biography of Gayarré, notes on his publications, and personal financial records.
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.
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.
The collection consists of diaries, notebooks, newspaper clippings, and other printed material of John Leonard Riddell. There are also several articles by Riddell's bibliographer, Karlem Riess.
The collection consists of family papers collected by Joseph Emile Ducros (1871-1946) and includes correspondence, biographies, clippings, photographs, certificates, genealogical material, and greeting cards. There are letters from Ducros' brothers Fernet (Bob) and delaRonde (Del) in Nicaragua, China, and the Philippines, and stateside, with detailed descriptions. There are also papers of families related to the Ducros family, including, the Patton, Leininger, and Brinkmann families.
The collection consists of unpublished manuscripts of "the Creoles of Old New Orleans" and "New Orleans Master Bakers Protective Association, 1892-1952. Together with a general view of Origin and development of the baking industry in Old New Orleans, 1722-1892"; notes from the Paris Archives Nationales for The Catholic Church in Louisiana; and a biography of Joseph Roger Baudier by Monsignor Henry Bezou.
This collection consists of correspondence, commissions, diaries, photographs, clippings, currency, stocks, legal documents, certificates, a wallet, biographical information, and other items relating to Confederate Brigadier General Meriwether Jeff Thompson, and other members of the Thompson family of Missouri and Louisiana. Included are handwritten secret codes used by the Confederate Army.
This collection consists of a biography, correspondence (1942-1979), photographs, invitations, newspaper clippings (1935-1970s), programs, and movie star memorabilia. There are biographies in addition to photographs of movie stars. Maud O'Bryan Ronstrom was a columnist for the Times-Picayune and the States-Item who wrote a daily advertising column. The clippings are of Ronstrom's own column and writings.
This collection consists of the professional papers, correspondence, military records, drawings, slides, and other documents primarily concerning the medical and teaching career of Patrick H. Hanley, prominent New Orleans proctologist and surgeon. The collection also includes papers pertaining to his wife, Dr. Jeanne C. Roeling Hanley.
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.
The biography, written by Ray M. Thompson, is about the life of Albert Baldwin Wood (1879-1956), who was a prominent engineer and executive with the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board. He designed the pumps for the drainage system for the city. In 1939 he was named head of the Sewerage and Water Board and held that position until his death.