Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
This collection includes photographic prints with views of buildings in and around the New Orleans area, as well as some Louisiana plantation views by Louisiana photographer Clarence John Laughlin (1905-1985).
This collection consists of 16” x 20” copy photographic prints of New Orleans and Louisiana architectural subjects. Photos date to late 19th century through 1960s and consist of a set of 10 volumes for New Orleans, and 9 volumes for Louisiana plantation houses and subjects outside New Orleans.
This collection of photographic prints, made by New Orleans photographer Howard “Cole” Coleman (1883-1969), includes views of Louisiana architecture, particularly New Orleans buildings and plantation houses outside New Orleans. Views of Mardi Gras/Carnival, Louisiana, other personages, and other subjects are also maintained. Prints are gelatin silver, 8” x 10”, and are organized by volume.
A Jesuit plantation survey report in English translation, 1763. The original English translation of the official report and minutes of the survey of the Jesuit plantation above New Orleans. The survey was certified 1763 July 22, by Olivier Duvezin, Surveyor General of Louisiana, and the minutes are dated November and December of that year. The document established the boundaries of the Jesuit lands seized by the French Crown.
This collection of records, from New Orleans architectural office Koch and Wilson, includes project drawings, specifications, and professional correspondence (with attached photographs and contracts) regarding business, commercial, educational, medical, and residential buildings and additions. Projects were done in New Orleans, throughout Louisiana, and a few cities throughout the United States.
The collection consists of a series of folktales told by a nurse on a Louisiana sugar plantation. These tales are similar to those of Edwar Avery McIlhenny printed in the Louisiana Progress (1938).
This collection includes correspondence, minutes, announcements, and photographic prints collected by the society. Photographs of Pontchartrain Beach Amusement Park in New Orleans, circa 1982 to 1983, were taken before its demolition by an unidentified photographer; these are maintained within the materials. Photographers include G. Wilson Small, Jr., Ronald J. Caire, Tebbs and Knell, and Betsy Swanson.
This collection includes photographic prints of historic Louisiana plantation houses along River Road. Photographs are copy prints of original photographs, made by Shell Oil Company, to use as illustrations for invitations to a social event (photographer unknown) in 1968.
This collection consists of 248 5” x 7” platinum photographic prints of views of Louisiana architecture, particularly plantations, courtyards, and historic sites. These photographs were made from 1890-1906 by Morgan Whitney (1869-1913).
Pedro Frederico Darinsbourg will, written in New Orleans, 1788. In Spanish. Includes an English transcription. Darinsbourg of St. Charles Parish, Louisiana, describes how his plantation and other belongings, including slaves, are to be dispersed following his death amongst his family members and acquaintances.
This collection includes hundreds of 5”x7” contact prints, several 8”x10” prints, and associated glass plate negatives of Louisiana architecture, made by New Orleans civil engineer Rudolf Hertzberg. Views are mostly of New Orleans buildings, with a few Louisiana plantation houses. Negatives were made to illustrate the book New Orleans and Its Environs by Italo William Ricciuti (New York, 1938).
This collection includes measured drawings, which were prepared for the restoration of San Francisco Plantation House in St. James Parish, Louisiana (1974-1976) by Koch and Wilson, Architects, New Orleans.