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Manuscripts (document genre)

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Manifiesto de General Terencio Sierra (1849-1907)

 File — Box 1, Folder: 9
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 50-(09)
Scope and Contents

1898 Contemporary hand-written copy in English of the declaration made by General Terencio Sierra in Coray, Honduras upon his nomination by the Liberal Party of Honduras as the candidate for President. 8 leaves.

Dates: July 13,1898

Maurice Ries manuscript

Identifier: LaRC-1033
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the manuscript for Maurice Ries' work on the history of the House Committee on Un-American Activities of the United States House of Representatives. The typescript contains edits and annotations in the author's hand. Ries was a firm supporter of the House Committee on Un-American Activities and sets out to justify its actions in his work.

Dates: circa 1959

Metz and Kahn families papers

Identifier: LaRC-750
Scope and Contents The collection is made up of correspondence, photographs, genealogies, newspaper clippings, postcards, programs, pamphlets, autographs, scrapbooks, other documents, and bible of the Bloom/Marx and Metz/Kahn families. There are documents of the Marx family in Mainz, Germany before their emigration to the United States as well as poetry and writings by Salomon Marx. Also included are stock certificates, military records, marriage certificates, awards and certificates, real estate papers, and...
Dates: 1811-1992

Nahuatl manuscript

 File — Box 2, Folder: 21
Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 49-(21)
Scope and Contents

16th century? Manuscript of unknown origin combining both Nahuatl and Spanish. It contains a long list of names. There is a partial transcription made prior to 1962 by an unknown person. 5 leaves 4°.

Dates: 16th century?

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, Yesterday and Today manuscript

Identifier: LaRC-779
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of uncorrected and corrected manuscripts for New Orleans, Yesterday and Today: A Guide to the City, written by Walter J. Cowan, John C. Chase, Charles L. Dufour, Osborne K. LeBlanc, and John Wilds. The guide was published by the Louisiana State University Press in 1983.

Dates: 1982

Priestly journals

Identifier: LaRC-760
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three bound volumes of manuscripts and use copies. Two volumes have been attributed to James Priestly; the first is a journal of weather and observations and the second is a volume of notes and observations made while reading. The third volume contains "General Carroll's Expedition to New Orleans and the Occurrence During the Seize and Subsequent to, 1814-1815" and "Battle to Tehopeca an Irregular Ode To Which is prefixed a Short Sketch of the Creek War" by William...
Dates: 1787-1817

Prosper Foy papers

Identifier: LaRC-443
Scope and Contents Prosper Foy (1790-1878) was a white, French-born marble cutter, sculptor, engraver, teacher of architecture, and slaveholder. The collection consists of bills of sale, slave records, poems, correspondence, personal papers, and receipts in two scrapbooks. There are also manuscripts by Prosper Foy of scripts and stage directions for various operas, including "Martha Ou Le Marche de Richmond" and "Les Noces de Figaro" in addition to the manuscript for "Revolution des Colonies espagnoles en...
Dates: 1790-1878

Robert G. Polack papers

Identifier: LaRC-231
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the personal papers of Robert G. Polack as well as his collection of early New Orleans and Louisiana-related manuscripts. The personal papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, certificates, printed materials, speeches, materials used during a judicial campaign, and family papers, particularly those relating to the Lemann family. There are also drawings, prints, maps, and photographs. The manuscripts collection includes petitions, land grants,...
Dates: 1764-1984

Rosemonde E. and Emile Kuntz Collection: French Colonial Period

Identifier: LaRC-600 (A-French Period)
Scope and Contents This finding aid covers Series 1, the French Colonial Period, of the Kuntz Collection. The Kuntz Collection consists of historical documents relating to the historical and cultural development of Louisiana and more specifically New Orleans. The materials date back as far as 1655 before the founding of Louisiana and continue onward through the French colonial period, the Spanish colonial period, and the National period to the mid-twentieth century. Documents include those from the Company...
Dates: 1655-1768; Other: Majority of material found within 1712-1768

Samuel Louis Gilmore, Jr. papers

Identifier: LaRC-695
Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of materials relating to Samuel Louis Gilmore, Jr.'s career as a poet. Items include correspondence, photographs, manuscripts of poems and plays, a notebook, publications containing Gilmore's works, scripts, as well as newspaper clippings. Also in the collection are Gilmore's translations of Baudelaire's poems from Fleurs du Mal.

Dates: 1909-1996

Sidney Lanier papers

Identifier: LaRC-116
Scope and Contents

This collection is primarily composed of the letters of Sidney Lanier to Clare deGraffenreid, but also includes letters to and from Sidney's wife, Mary Day Lanier, poems of Sidney Lanier, newspaper clippings, and an invitation to a memorial service for Sidney Lanier.

Dates: 1875-1886

Spanish Miscellaneous Manuscripts and Printed Ephemera Series

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 064
Scope and Contents

1482-1821.  An artificial collection of photostats, photocopies, facsimiles, and reprints of various Spanish documents and printed ephemera pieces.

Dates: 1482-1821

St. Domingue geography description

Identifier: LaRC-M-941
Scope and Contents

Photostatic copy of a manuscript describing the geography of Santo Domingo. In French. Includes a translation done by the Survey of Federal Archives of Louisiana, Works Progress Administration.

Dates: 1712

Sue Field Walker. The Hacienda de Santa Engracia

Identifier: Manuscripts-Collection 104
Scope and Contents

August 1, 1978.  Independent study presented to Professor Donald Robertson. Includes maps and 50 photographs of the hacienda, located northwest of Ciudad Victoria near the border of Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon, as well as descriptions of the architecture, paintings, furniture, and minor arts. Also includes separate papers on this and other haciendas of northern Mexico. 1 piece; 42 leaves.

Dates: August 1, 1978

Thomas Ewing Dabney papers

Identifier: LaRC-229
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, typescripts, biographical material, and newspaper clippings. Thomas Ewing Dabney was a journalist for the Times Picayune as well as a prolific writer on the history and customs of Louisiana and the South, especially New Orleans. There are manuscripts of articles, novels, a play, and histories.

Dates: 1833-1969

Tractatus Chronologicus

Identifier: LaRC-B-308
Scope and Contents

Manuscript volume of Tractatus Chronologicus.

Dates: 1705

Tulane Studies in Zoology records

Identifier: LaRC-173
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of manuscripts and galley proofs of articles published in Tulane Studies in Zoology during the 1950s to mid-1960s. In addition, there is correspondence related to the publication of the journal as well as correspondence that accompanies each individual article that consists of editorial comments on the manuscript and statements and recommendations of scholars to whom the manuscript was submitted by the editors.

Dates: 1953-1964; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1966

Virginia Downman Kock papers

Identifier: LaRC-917
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies of music from the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods that Kock used in her classes. In addition, there are placement tests, quizzes, and final examinations. Material written by Virginia Downman Kock include a seminar report, a bound copy of Gaude Barbara: An Analysis of the 1st Movement of Webern's 2nd String Quartet, and a dissertation notebook.

Dates: 1964-1965; Other: Date acquired: 04/02/1998

William Gaspard de Coligny papers

Identifier: LaRC-860
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of manuscripts, typescripts, lectures, newspaper clippings and a recipe. Topics include French literature, Spanish literature, Latin American countries, Latin American crops, South American Indian cultures, and French history.

Dates: circa 1875-1882

William H. and C. Milo Williams notebooks

Identifier: LaRC-413
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the survey notebooks of William H. and C. Milo Williams, which cover the areas of Carrollton, Jefferson, and New Orleans between the years 1853 and 1894. C. Milo Williams was deputy surveyor for the City of New Orleans for six years and his father, William H. Williams, was surveyor for the City of Carrollton. The collection also contains a folder of  undated notes for William H. Williams' notebooks as well as a manuscript on "The Identity of the Hampson Brick...
Dates: 1853-1894

William S. Woods papers

Identifier: LaRC-778
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of drafts of an Italian to English translation of Giovanni Boccaccio's Teseida by Dr. William Woods (1910-1980). There is a written draft, two typed drafts, as well as the Italian book from which he worked. Also included in the collection are morpheme cards on the Teseida as well as letters regarding the publication of Woods' work.

Dates: 1955-1961

World War I Scrapbook

Identifier: LaRC-B-333
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook compiled by a Latrobe relative. The scrapbook contains printed, typed and manuscript copies of poems relating to World War I. Also included are pictorial clippings relating to the War.

Dates: 1916-1918