Architecture -- Louisiana -- New Orleans
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The collection consists of academic and personal papers of Tulane Professor of Architecture, Bernard Lemann. Included are correspondence, manuscripts and typescripts of reports, galley proofs, handwritten notes, and other research, photocopies, printed material, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1936-1981; Other: Date acquired: 06/12/1973
Scope and Contents The collection is a survey of the New Orleans, Louisiana neighborhood known as the Irish Channel, an area which is bounded by Philip, Delachaise, and Constance Streets and the Mississippi River. For each of the approximately 3,600 housing units, there is a 5 x 8 inch printed form with handwritten notes regarding: street, number, original use, present use, style/type, materials, architectural/historical rating, physical condition, number and kind of trees, general comments and negative factors....
Scope and Contents The collection is primarily made up of correspondence of James H. Dakin and his family. Dakin was a prominent architect who designed many significant structures in New Orleans, including the University of Louisiana during the mid nineteenth century, which would later become part of Tulane University. There is an 1843-1845 minute book of the Louisiana Volunteer Regiment kept by Dakin. Also included is reference material used by author Arthur Scully, Jr. to write James Dakin, Architect-His Career...
Dates: 1816-1973; Other: Majority of material found in 1816-1850
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).
Scope and Contents Contract documents between Architectural firm Taylor and Burgess Frederick Colinda (Fredo) Bautovich for the renovation and enhancement of a portion of the French Market where Bautovich operated a coffee stand restaurant. Drawn by R. M. Terry. Also includes Ground Plan of French Meat Market.