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Historic preservation -- Louisiana -- New Orleans

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Bernard Lemann papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-237
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

Henry Krotzer, Jr. Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-118
Scope and Contents

This collection of records from New Orleans architect Henry Krotzer, Jr. (1926-2012)'s office includes project drawings and correspondence done under his own name. Drawings and correspondence range from the late 1980s through the 2000s. Commissions include many consultations for the Hermann-Grima House in New Orleans, other cultural institutions, residences and plantations, and religious and medical buildings.

Dates: 1980s–2000s

Inez Phillips collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-384
Scope and Contents This collection consists of papers collected by Inez Phillips of New Orleans, La., predominantly concerning historic preservation of the French Quarter. Included are correspondence, reports, legal papers, programs, newsletters, bulletins, flyers, travel and tourism publications, maps, a drawing, petitions, notices, small items of ephemera, mounted and loose newspaper clippings and other printed items. Represented in the collection are Martha G. Robinson and others who worked to prevent the...
Dates: 1939-1972

Irish Channel architectural survey

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-505
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...
Dates: 1974-1976

John Geiser III Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-090
Scope and Contents

This collection of personal papers, from New Orleans businessman-preservationist John Geiser III (b. 1938), relates to his work with local preservation organizations, several of which he served as president.

Dates: 1975-1988

Martha Gilmore Robinson papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-678
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal and collected papers of Martha G. Robinson of New Orleans, Louisiana. Included are correspondence, greeting cards, biographical and genealogical papers, family Bibles, cookbooks, family documents, scrapbooks, speeches, essays, photographs, financial documents, political campaign items, research notes, Newcomb College papers, items of social ephemera including Carnival ephemera, travel papers, newspaper clippings, books, pamphlets and other printed...
Dates: 1825-1981

Orleans Parish Landmarks Commission Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-065
Scope and Contents

This collection of records from the Orleans Parish Landmarks Commission (OPLC), a New Orleans preservation organization, includes write-ups for plaques, research notes, meeting minutes, and original photographic negatives showing many of the completed plaques after installation.

Dates: 1956-2016

Piazza D'Italia Area Survey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-072
Scope and Contents This collection includes two volumes of historical documents regarding the block that was partially occupied by the Piazza D’Italia in downtown New Orleans, particularly the buildings included in demolition plans to make room to construct the plaza. The area concerned is bounded by Poydras, South Peters, Lafayette, and Tchoupitoulas Streets. Volume 1 comprises a general discussion of specific buildings with reference to original owners and uses. Volume 2 consists of property title abstracts....
Dates: 1980

St. Charles Avenue Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-048
Scope and Contents

This collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence, and copies of the association’s newsletter, Streetcar Tracks. Records for the association’s offshoot organization, Save the Oaks, Incorporated, are included within the St. Charles Avenue records. Information regarding Save the Oaks, Incorporated may be included in Streetcar Tracks.

Dates: 1972-2015

Vieux Carré organizations records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-804
Scope and Contents The collection contains papers of various New Orleans Vieux Carré organizations spanning from 1960-1988. The bulk of the collection focuses on the Vieux Carré Commission (1982-1988), the Louisiana Council for the Vieux Carré (1960-1976), and the Vieux Carré Action Association. The subjects documented in this collection include the Vieux Carré Commission’s heroic action in saving Madame John’s Legacy and Louisiana Council for the Vieux Carré’s fight against the construction of a Riverfront...
Dates: 1950-1988