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New Orleans (La) -- Buildings, structures, etc

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Charles E. Alter papers

Identifier: LaRC-28
Scope and Contents The papers consist of business correspondence, some personal correspondence, bills, receipts, leases, legal papers, appraisals, and other fiscal documents of Charles E. Alter of New Orleans. Alter had significant real estate holdings in New Orleans and an interest in several plantations like Skaggs Plantation (later known as Victoria Plantation), Ormond Plantation, Australia Plantation and others. Documents related to Dr. Alter's real estate and court cases over this real estate are included...
Dates: 1826-1904

Friends of City Park records

Identifier: LaRC-1091
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of organizational records and collected items of the Friends of City Park in New Orleans, La. Included are minutes, financial documents, reports, a handbook, handwritten notes, post cards, lists of officers, City Park fact sheets, descriptive brochures and other printed items, invitations and other items of social ephemera.

Dates: 1997-1999

Georgia Bertha Drennan family papers

Identifier: LaRC-164
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal, professional, and family papers of Georgia Bertha Drennan. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, post cards, greeting cards, biographical and genealogical information, research notes, numerous notes of explanation or transcriptions added by the collection's donor, family photographs and negatives, a telegram, drawings, diplomas, ribbons, essays, poems, World War II era pins and rationing tokens and stamps, a medal, certificates, invitations...
Dates: 1823-1963.

Inez Phillips collection

Identifier: LaRC-384
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers collected by Inez Phillips of New Orleans, La., predominantly concerning historic preservation of the French Quarter. Included are correspondence, reports, legal papers, programs, newsletters, bulletins, flyers, travel and tourism publications, maps, a drawing, petitions, notices, small items of ephemera, mounted and loose newspaper clippings and other printed items. Represented in the collection are Martha G. Robinson and others who worked to prevent the...
Dates: 1939-1972

James L. Guilbeau papers

Identifier: LaRC-561
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of personal and literary papers of James Guilbeau of New Orleans, La. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, research notes and photocopies, post cards, postage stamps, maps, packs of streetcar transfers, commemorative Mardi Gras doubloons, page proofs, essays, photographs, books and other printed items. The topics of Mr. Guilbeau's research included the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line, and American railroads.

Dates: 1975-1996

K. W. Pedersen photograph collection

Identifier: LaRC-394
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs of the McFadden House in New Orleans, photographed by Charles L. Franck, and collected by gardener K. W. Pedersen. Included are numerous monochrome photographs of the gardens of the estate, as well as the opulent interior of the mansion; several are panoramic prints. All are undated but were made between 1919 and 1955.

Dates: Mid-20th century

Maurice Heullant papers

Identifier: LaRC-698
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of drawings, designs, and stencils for woodcarving; blueprints for specific architectural commissions; photographs; handwritten letters; notes; pamphlets; stationery; postmarked envelopes; clippings; photocopies of clippings; and a certificate as well as other material collected by Maurice Heullant. Also included are two issues of the journal Art & décoration (November 1929 and April 1930).

Dates: 1929-1970

Metropolitan New Orleans:  A Survey of Land Use, Real Property, Low Income Housing

Identifier: LaRC-B-124
Scope and Contents

An inventory of all dwellings and residential structures in New Orleans and their inhabitants, published by the State Department of Public Welfare and Housing.

Dates: 1941

Nathaniel Cortlandt Curtis Papers

Identifier: LaRC-5
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, architectural drawings, original artwork, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers from Nathaniel Cortlandt Curtis (1881-1953). The manuscripts for most of his publications are included in this collection. There are also manuscripts for two novels and several essays.

Dates: 1906-1953

New Orleans art schools' calendars

Identifier: LaRC-522
Scope and Contents This collection consists of original color or monochrome linoleum-block or wood-block prints and printed monochrome reproductions designed by various artists and published through art schools in New Orleans. These were compiled into annual calendars, mostly bound with string. Many of the designs incorporate students' initials; the collection also includes designs by Mary Frances Baker and Rosalie Urquhart. Subjects depicted in the calendars include New Orleans buildings, bridges, boats,...
Dates: 1902-1938

New Orleans artesian well

Identifier: LaRC-M-1210
Scope and Contents

Two volumes on the building and location of an artesian well in New Orleans.

Dates: 1854

Olga Hartmann photograph collection

Identifier: LaRC-345
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photographs of southeastern Louisiana collected by Olga F. Hartmann of New Orleans. Although many of the photographs are uncaptioned, two are signed by her father, John Ferdinand Hartmann; presumably most or all of them were created by him. Subjects of the photographs are New Orleans flooding in the aftermath of the late Sept.1915 hurricane, numerous other scenes of storm destruction, Audubon Park, winter landscapes, and New Orleans Carnival.

Dates: 1908-1916

Phoenix Utility Company records

Identifier: LaRC-228
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of 19 centimeter x 24 centimeter photographs relating to New Orleans building projects of the Phoenix Utility Company during the 1920s. These feature the construction of the Market St. Steam Electric Station Extension and they depict not only buildings and utility construction details, but also laborers. Also included in this collection are handwritten and typed daily work journals with charts, diagrams, and descriptions of public works projects. The...
Dates: 1924-1927

Rita Boudousquié Ferro post card collection

Identifier: LaRC-276
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of Rita Boudousquié Ferro of New Orleans, La. It is predominantly composed of correspondence addressed to Rita Boudousquié on mailed picture post cards depicting scenes in New Orleans, such as streets, buildings, parks and cemeteries, as well as other Louisiana and Mississippi places, other cities in the United States, Cuba, and Europe. Many of the post cards serve as holiday greeting cards. These handwritten or typed cards, dated 1905 to 1909,...
Dates: 1905-1937; Majority of material found within 1905-1909

Robert C. Davey School scrapbooks

Identifier: LaRC-184
Content Description This collection consists of scrapbooks compiled by teachers and students of the Robert C. Davey School in New Orleans. Vol. 1 includes keepsakes commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the school in 1936, such as invitations, programs, telegrams, greeting cards, ribbons, buttons, leaves, children's artwork, mounted photographs the school, teachers and other school employees, and other items of social ephemera. Vol. 2 includes school papers covering sessions in the 1950s. Images...
Dates: 1936-1957

St. Charles Hotel records

Identifier: LaRC-204
Scope and Contents The earliest handwritten record is in Spanish, and dates back to the 1789 sale of a plot of ground by Beltran Gravier and his wife, Maria Josefa Delonde, to Jacques A. Percy for the sum of 1,500 pesos, which later became the location of the St. Charles Hotel in New Orleans. Subsequent sales by the Percy heirs are documented with a chain of titles, to Robert Montgomery and Greenbury R. Stringer, to the Freret Brothers, to John Hagan, the Exchange Hotel in 1835, and to the St. Charles Hotel in...
Dates: 1789-1931