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New Orleans (La) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Keighley papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-849
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of Alice Edith Keighley of New Orleans, La. Included are items of social ephemera pertaining to Miss Keighley over many decades, predominantly Carnival invitations and other ephemera. Also included are correspondence and a scrapbook called a debut book, covering social events of 1928-1929.
Dates: 1924-1987

Amy O. Ugland theatre scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-94
Content Description This collection consists of scrapbooks compiled by Amy O. Ugland of New Orleans, La. Included are items of ephemera pertaining to professional and amateur theatrical productions in New Orleans such as programs, photographs, autographs, ticket stubs, printed fabric, lists of plays witnessed by Amy Ugland, and mounted newspaper clippings with handwritten notes. Theaters represented include Le Petit Théâtre and Tulane Theatre. Some clippings concern other contemporary events.
Dates: 1898-1945

Annie Laura Hauser Schmidt papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-803
Dates: 1845-1977 (bulk 20th century)

Bloomfield Story

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-B-289
Scope and Contents Typescript sketch of the family of William B. Bloomfield of New Orleans stressing the activities of Bloomfield, his wife Alice Affleck Bloomfield as members and benefactors of the St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church. Written by John S. Land pastor of the church.
Dates: 1966-1979

Boston Club of New Orleans records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-214
Scope and Contents The Boston Club was founded 1841, and was named not for the city of Boston, but for a card game.  Its members were leading business gentlemen of New Orleans.  Its first quarters were on Royal Street, and moved several times to different locations in downtown New Orleans. The collection consists of handwritten and typed correspondence, financial records, minutes, charters, bylaws, histories, annual reports, photographs, invitations with stamped and postmarked envelopes, printed programs for...
Dates: 1870-1966

Capt. T. P. Leathers papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-131
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and family papers of the Leathers, Claiborne, and allied families, predominantly relating to the life and career of the Mississippi River steamboat owner and pilot, Capt. T. P. Leathers. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, biographical information, genealogical research notes, typed transcriptions of wills, printed death notices, photographs including two elaborately framed daguerrotype portraits, Boston Club and New Orleans Carnival...
Dates: 1811-1951

Cecelia Macfarlane Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-491
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and collected papers of Cecelia C. Macfarlane of New Orleans, La. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, school papers, scrapbooks, poems, photographs, biographical information, a passport, religious papers, a naturalization certificate, an 1879 high school diploma from New Orleans public schools, financial documents, legal papers, newspaper clippings and other printed items. A letter from Judge Don A. Pardee, and a photograph of him, are...
Dates: 1839-1986

Charles L. Dufour papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-90
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1803-1984; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1979; Other: Date acquired: 12/10/1960

Clapp family papers

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Identifier: LaRC-308
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and collected papers of Clapp family members in the southeastern United States, particularly of Lewis and Ida Clapp of New Orleans, La. Included are handwritten and typed family and business correspondence, greeting cards, post cards received from foreign countries, a telegram, family photographs and a negative, a poster advertising sales of antiques in New Orleans, financial documents such as papers concerning utilities, taxes, doctor visits, antique shop...
Dates: 1895-1957

Colonel Bryan Black papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-97
Content Description This collection consists of personal, military, and collected World War I papers of Lt. Col. Bryan Black of New Orleans, La. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, numerous collected post cards, greeting cards, military papers, financial documents, a diary, family and military photographs and negatives, a published set of stereographic photographs concerning World War I, telegrams, programs, items of social ephemera, printed pictures, advertisements, tags, tickets, fabric, medals,...
Dates: 1918-1926

Connie Griffith papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1111
Content Description This collection contains the personal letters of Connie Griffith to family and other relatives, friends, colleagues and others. It also includes items concerning her education, her time teaching, and her time in the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library’s Special Collections at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition, it consists of items related to her personal and professional travels, her memberships in local and regional organizations and personal photographs.
Dates: 1850-1997; Majority of material found within 1950-1989

Cornelia Dean Genella Sansum papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-586
Scope and Contents This collection consists of handwritten correspondence, birthday greetings, a business card, a calling card, advertisements, a marriage announcement, an invitation, Samuel Sansum's 1918 certificate of naturalization, and Cornelia Sansum's small prebound datebook into which she wrote birth, death, and marriage dates of her relatives. Names represented include members of the Sansum, Genella, and Kennedy families of Louisiana and Mississippi.
Dates: 1881-1918

Daniel Henry Holmes, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-1162
Scope and Contents Daniel Henry Holmes, Jr. lived in New Orleans and his papers contain letters that he wrote to his daughters.  He reports family news from New Orleans, gives advice to his daughters, and outlines his plans to travel, with their mother, to see the girls in Europe.  Some of the letters are written solely to his eldest daughter, Rachel, whereas other letters are written to his daughters in general.
Dates: 1901-1904

Dorothy Spencer Collins papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-399
Scope and Contents Personal and social correspondence of Dorothy Spencer Collins, detailing her life and activities in New Orleans, Maryland, and abroad, consisting of letters, telegrams, invitations, and thank-you notes, particularly centered around matters concerning the Episcopal Church in the Baltimore area and the Asian missions of the Episcopal Church. Collection also contains 62 volumes of diaries and appointment books from the period 1907-1974, regarding travel, parties, and luncheons attended; as well...
Dates: 1907-1977

Dorothy Thomas Hardie papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1092
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal, professional, and family papers of Dorothy Thomas Hardie of New Orleans, La. Included are handwritten correspondence, post cards, greeting cards, telegrams, photographs, negatives and slides, diplomas, certificates, architectural plans, landscape design client lists, ledgers, a drawing, a scrapbook with handwritten notes and pressed flowers, invitations and other items of social ephemera including New Orleans Carnival ephemera, articles and other printed...
Dates: 1848-1987

Edgar A. Perilloux papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-362
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1852-1971

Edward A. Parsons papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-382
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal, professional, and collected items of Edward A. Parsons of New Orleans, La. Included are correspondence, post cards, greeting cards, telegrams, speeches, essays, programs, invitations and other items of social ephemera such as Carnival ephemera, financial and business documents, a map, photographs, pamphlets, advertisements, dust jackets and end papers, journal issues, newsletters, books, newspaper clippings and other printed items. Also included are...
Dates: 1908-1962

Eleanor P. Thompson collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-61
Scope and Contents A collection of material dealing with the social and business life of New Orleans from the 1850s through the 1930s. The collection includes material on fairs, expositions, balls, receptions, concerts, theater performances, social and religious organizations, dedications, women's fashions, souvenir booklets, maps, and business advertisements.
Dates: 1853-1933

Ethel W. Perkins scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-183
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and professional papers of Ethel W. Perkins of New Orleans, La. Included are several scrapbooks covering Miss Perkins's connection to Newcomb College, Tulane University, and Sophie B. Wright High School. Mounted in these are photographs, correspondence, certificates, programs, poems, handwritten music, greeting cards, school papers, coasters, invitations and other items of social ephemera, newspaper clippings, and other printed items. One of her...
Dates: 1893-1965

Frank G. Otis papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-127
Content Description This collection consists of personal, business, and collected papers of Frank G. Otis of New Orleans, La. Included are typed correspondence, greeting cards, post cards, telegrams, business papers, financial documents, family photographs, diaries, insurance and tax papers, calling cards, invitations and other items of social ephemera, a metal calling card case, ribbons, a rubber stamp, travel logbooks and souvenirs, menus, an address book, advertisements, newspaper clippings and other printed...
Dates: 1800-1961

Freemason lodges in Louisiana

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Identifier: LaRC-895
Scope and Contents This collection contains an eclectic assortment of records from numerous Masonic lodges of Louisiana, primarily in New Orleans, and other states. The main lodges included in this collection are French-speaking lodges such as Persévérance no. 4, Concorde no. 3, Le Foyer Maçonnique no. 44., as well as the English-speaking Friends of Harmony no. 58, and some Spanish-speaking lodges such as Silencio no. 9. Included in this collection are minutes, guest books, correspondence, accounting and dues...
Dates: 1807-1995; Other: Majority of material found in 1807-1985; Other: Date acquired: 01/08/1995

Friends of City Park records

 Collection
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

George Statler collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-376
Scope and Contents This collection consists of paper items collected by George Statler, Jr., of New Orleans, La. Included are unmailed post cards depicting artworks, scenes in New Orleans, other places in the United States, and Europe; photographs of the home of Fred Peters on Camp Street in the 1890s; and other printed items including maps, travel souvenirs, programs, and newspaper sections.
Dates: 1868-1967

Georgia Bertha Drennan family papers

 Collection
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 and...
Dates: 1823-1963.

Henri A. Gandolfo papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-852
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of Henri A. Gandolfo of New Orleans, La. Included are documents relating to the Kiwanis Club of Mid-City New Orleans and his role in it, such as photographs, certificates, newsletters and other printed items.
Dates: 1950s-1983

Hogg family post cards

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Identifier: LaRC-608
Scope and Contents This collection consists of mailed post cards predominantly addressed to members of the Hogg family in New Orleans, LA. Included are cards from a wide variety of individuals and places in the United States, Europe, and Cuba. A few post cards were addressed to others in New Orleans, including Mrs. Sistack and Wayand's Grocery Store at 6th Street and Saint Charles Ave.
Dates: 1905-1908

Ida Weis Friend papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-287
Scope and Contents This collection consists of handwritten and typed documents, certificates, correspondence, photographs, literary manuscripts, reports, speeches, club records, journals, clippings, and other papers pertaining to the life and work of Ida Weis Friend, a New Orleans native active in civic and social affairs.
Dates: 1837-1963

John V. Veazie papers

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Identifier: LaRC-113
Scope and Contents The John V. Veazie papers consists of letters to John Veazie from his brother Henry Augustus Veazie of New Orleans and from a sweetheart Vivian M. ("Bebe") Herrington of Biloxi. These letters generally deal with personal matters, but also describe at length entertainment enjoyed, including dances, movies, horse races, baseball games, vaudeville, and pool. There are several letters that concern Veazie's application to play baseball with various clubs, and letters from his brother and sweetheart...
Dates: 1914-1933; Other: Majority of material found in 1921-1931

Jon Hamer papers

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Identifier: LaRC-199
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal, military, and family papers of John F. S. Hamer, known to his friends as Jon. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, post cards, greeting cards, numerous World War II-era v-mails, programs, a log book of letters received, tax and financial documents, legal papers, certificates, notes, night club ephemera, journal issues, newspaper clippings and sections, a book, and other printed items. Sgt. Hamer's most frequent correspondent was Sgt. J. H....
Dates: 1876-1950 (bulk 1940s)

Knights d'Orleans records

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Identifier: LaRC-986
Scope and Contents The collection includes the club's constitution and bylaws, minutes, brochures, stationery, membership rosters, financial records, property inventory, photographs, correspondence, and memorabilia of activities. The club assists various Carnival krewes with staffing, presenting, and providing security for events. It also raises funds for its annual "Anniversary Run" and for other club, social, civic, and charitable activities.
Dates: 1993-2006; Other: Date acquired: 12/06/2004