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Architecture -- United States -- History -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Hay Office Records

Identifier: SEAA-030
Scope and Contents

This collection of records from Alexander Hay's office, as well as records from predecessor offices, includes project drawings, related awards, and related clippings. His commissions include educational, religious, and residential buildings on a local, national, and international scale. Manuscripts and biographical material are also maintained.

Dates: 1875-1937

Collection of Louisiana Architecture Photographs

Identifier: SEAA-097
Scope and Contents

This articifial collection includes original photographic prints that show Louisiana architectural subjects, and include buildings in or near New Orleans, Louisiana. Works by J.D. Edwards, Reverend C. Booker, and Theodore Lilienthal are maintained.

Dates: 1850s–1960s

Collection of Reproductions of Theodore Lilienthal New Orleans Photographs

Identifier: SEAA-020
Scope and Contents

This collection includes copy prints, which were made in 2000, of the original albumen photographs created for the Paris Exposition of 1867. Subjects include, but are not limited to, city districts; churches, synagogues, and convents; hospitals and mental asylums; schools and colleges; streets and neighborhoods; public parks, docks, and waterways; commercial and government buildings; and personal and communal residences.

Dates: 1867-2000

Collection of Tulane University Building Plans

Identifier: SEAA-137
Scope and Contents This collection includes project drawings for buildings on the campus of Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, which are divided into three groups. The first group comprises the first phase of construction on the campus from 1893 to 1894, which were designed by the New Orleans firm of Harrod and Andry (Benjamin Morgan Harrod, 1837-1912; Paul Andry, 1868-1946). The second comprises buildings built from 1901 to 1912, which were designed by by the New Orleans firm of Andry and Bendernagel...
Dates: 1891-1959

Howard Memorial Library Plans Collection

Identifier: SEAA-142
Scope and Contents

This collection includes blueprint copies of original 1886 drawings for Howard Memorial Library, New Orleans, Louisiana, by Henry Hobson Richardson (1838-1886) of Boston, architect. Blueprint copies for shelving in the library’s annex from the 1930s, and an original 1932 drawing by Clare Hightower for a garden (intended for the space later occupied by the annex, but likely unexecuted) are also maintained.

Dates: 1886-1930s

James Freret Office Records

Identifier: SEAA-147
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of project drawings for commercial, historic, religious, and residential projects throughout Louisiana; travel sketches of Pompeii and throughout Europe; tax receipts; and miscellaneous correspondence associated with New Orleans architect James Freret (1838-1897), dating from 1826-1902.

Dates: 1860s–1890s

Lane Cotton Mills Collection

Identifier: SEAA-154
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a foundation plan, dated 1892, and two letters from builders Charles Garvey and O’Neil and Koch, dated 1892 and 1893, concerning proposals for constructing an addition to the Lane Cotton Mills building, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dates: 1892-1893

New Orleans City Engineer's Office Records

Identifier: SEAA-130
Scope and Contents

This collection includes project drawings from the City Engineer’s office in New Orleans, LA, particularly designs for bridges, plans for maintenance and service buildings, and plans for improvements to streets, railroads, and parks. Engineers and architects whose names appear on drawings are Louis H. Pilie, W.H. Bell, and Benjamin Morgan Harrod.

Dates: 1860s–1900

Robert Mills Papers

Identifier: SEAA-028
Scope and Contents This collection includes personal and professional correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, and sketches. Correspondence items include letters from Mills biographer, Helen M.P. Gallagher to collection donor Moise H. Goldstein, letters from Mills’ sister Sarah Lusher and his mother Ann Smith Mills, and letters to his daughter Mary P. Dimitry with a note by daughter Jacqueline. Mills’ diary containing the manuscript for Manuel (sic) on Rail Roads, the incomplete “Works of Robert Mills”, and...
Dates: 1802-1919

Sylvester Labrot, Jr. Collection

Identifier: SEAA-001
Scope and Contents This collection includes hundreds of architectural drawings, which were created during the early 19th century through 1900, and collected by Sylvester W. Labrot, Jr. of New Orleans. The bulk of the collection consists of project drawings from the offices of James Gallier, Sr., and his son, James Gallier, Jr., and their collaborations with Charles B. Dakin, John Turpin, and Richard Esterbrook. Drawings for work by W.L. Atkinson, William Brand, Edward Burling, George Clarkson, James H. Dakin,...
Dates: 1801-1900

Thomas Sully Office Records

Identifier: SEAA-008
Scope and Contents This collection of records from New Orleans architect Thomas Sully (1855-1939)'s office, as well as successor offices, includes drawings, photographs, correspondence, and specifications for residential, commercial, institutional, educational, and yacht projects in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Personal photographs of Sully’s leisure activities, dating from around 1890 to 1895, are also maintained. Many document hunting and fishing trips on his first...
Dates: 1882-1923

Toledano and Reusch Office Records

Identifier: SEAA-128
Scope and Contents

This collection includes project drawings for alterations to the Pickwick Club, 111 Carondelet Street, New Orleans by Toledano and Reusch, architects of New Orleans (Albert Toledano, 1859-1923; Ferdinand Reusch, Jr., 1861-1900). A blueprint of the original front elevation for the building by Hinsdale and Marble, Architects, of St. Louis, Missouri is also maintained.

Dates: 1882-1894

Toledano, Wogan, and Bernard Office Records

Identifier: SEAA-049
Scope and Contents This collection of records from the New Orleans architectural office of Toledano, Wogan, and Bernard (Albert Toledano, 1859-1923; Victor Wogan, 1870-1953; Joseph George Bernard, 1888-1980), as well as records from successor offices, includes project drawings, specifications, professional correspondence, photographs, and renderings related to residential, commercial, educational, religious, social, and institutional buildings and additions. Projects were done in New Orleans, throughout...
Dates: 1893–1972

Wolters and Harrod Boston Club Drawings Collection

Identifier: SEAA-010
Scope and Contents

This collection includes two proposals (one unexecuted) regarding additions and alterations to the Boston Club building (824 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA), which are presented in 23 individual drawings. Drawings were done by New Orleans architects Wolters and Harrod (Henry Wolters, fl. 1870-1890; Benjamin Morgan Harrod, 1837-1912).

Dates: 1883