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New Orleans (La) -- Intellectual life -- 19th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Brandt V.B. Dixon papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-15
Content Description This collection consists of professional papers of Brandt V. B. Dixon, concerning the early days of Newcomb College in New Orleans, La. Included are handwritten correspondence, financial documents, audio recordings of Dixon's voice, newspaper clippings and other printed items. Correspondents include Randall Lee Gibson, William P. Johnston, Josephine L. Newcomb, William O. Rogers, and Ellsworth Woodward.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1887-1940; Other: Date acquired: 09/02/1949

Horace Carpenter papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-436
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of Horace Carpenter of New Orleans, La. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, love letters, a lock of hair, a scrapbook including photographs, invitations and other items of social ephemera, ribbons, certificates, poems, drawings, newspaper clippings, journal pages, and other printed items. Topics of items in the scrapbook include Carpenter's Civil War experiences as a prisoner of war in the north, New Orleans theater, New Orleans Camera...
Dates: 1868-1902

New Orleans Academy of Sciences records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-36
Scope and Contents This collection consists of organizational records and other items collected by the New Orleans Academy of Sciences. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, financial documents, scholarly papers, programs, reports, notes and bibliographies, speeches, minutes of annual meetings including the first preliminary meeting in 1853, membership information, partially printed form letters, photographic portraits, pamphlets, newspaper clippings and other printed items. Topics of interest to the...
Dates: 1853-1992.