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CA-AA1. Mayors

 Record Group
Identifier: CA-AA1
Individual Mayors and their administrations.

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Mayor Andrew McShane records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-AA-McShane
Scope and Contents The McShane papers are primarily correspondence, with a small amount of additional miscellaneous materials, proclamations, speeches, and a report from the Orleans Parish Demonstration Agent. Some of the major subjects represented in the McShane papers are: early plans for an auditorium in the city; an American Legion convention; opposition to local activities in connection with the National Beauty Pagaent in Atlantic City, NJ; the extension of Dauphine Street through the Jackson Barracks...
Dates: 1920-1925
Found in: City Archives

Mayor Arthur J. O'Keefe records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-AA-OKeefe
Scope and Contents Much of the material is "ceremonial" (i.e., letters of introduction/greetings, letters of appointment, etc.) but there are documents of more significance, especially in the files for city of New Orleans government agencies. The New Orleans Police Department files include scattered reports on investigations of houses of prostitution, fortune-telling, and other "nuisances" of the day. The Orleans Levee District, Board of Commissioners files include details of the Board's purchase of land for...
Dates: 1926-1929
Found in: City Archives

Mayor C. Ray Nagin records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-AA-Nagin
Scope and Contents

Also received at the same time were subject/correspondence files from the Mayor's Office of Intergovernmental Relations. (Since these records begin during the administration of Mayor Nagin's predecessor, Mayor Marc H. Morial, and continued in use through the Nagin administration, they will be described separately, as an addendum to an exisiting series of records from that office). No records were received from other subdivisions of the Mayor's Office.

Dates: 2002-2010
Found in: City Archives

Mayor Charles Waterman

 Collection — Box Incoming Correspondence
Identifier: CA-AA-Waterman
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1858, relative to the suicide of Laura Williams and the subsequent effort of her sister to obtain her property through W.J.A. Fuller, a New York attorney. Included is a letter from Fuller enclosing a letter from Laura Williams to her sister Emma and letters from individuals attesting to fuller's identity (one is from Daniel F. Tiemann, Mayor of New York, and another from attorney and author, A. Oakey Hall.)

Dates: 1858
Found in: City Archives

Mayor deLesseps S. Morrison records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-AA-Morrison
Scope and Contents The records, for the most part, represent subject/correspondence files from the second half of the Morrison administration. A small series of miscellaneous subject files covers his entire term of office, and a smaller series comprises the records of Morrison's Public Relations Office for 1960 only. Reading files from the first half of Morrison's administration were retained, as were press releases.The records of the first half of the Morrison administration are housed at ...
Dates: 1946-1961; Majority of material found within 1956-1961
Found in: City Archives

Mayor Denis Prieur papers

 Collection — Box Incoming Correspondence
Identifier: CA-AA-Prieur
Scope and Contents

-- Letter dated February 21, 1833, from Samuel White in Pearlington [Mississippi?] relative to orders for timber for the city government. (English, photocopy)

Dates: 1833
Found in: City Archives

Mayor Ernest N. Morial records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-AA-Morial.E
Scope and Contents Ernest Morial mayor's office records begin in 1977, the year before he took office, and run until he left office in 1986. He organized his office into four sub-units: the Executive Office, Intergovernmental Relations, Planning and Development, and Human Resources (in addition, the Mayor was advised by an Executive Counsel and was assisted in operating city government by his Chief Administrative Officer--unfortunately though, no records from either of these aides has yet been accessioned by...
Dates: 1977-1986
Found in: City Archives

Mayor James Pitot papers

 Collection — Box Incoming Correspondence
Identifier: CA-AA-Pitot
Scope and Contents

-- Two letters from Carlos Trudeau addressed to Mr. Petit, Assistant Mayor, relating to surveys of Poydras St., 1804 (French) -- Letter from Carlos Trudeau to the Mayor discussing a plan of the Faubourg Ste. Marie, 1804 (French) -- Letter from Carlos Trudeau to the Mayor dealing with a plan for levees in the city, 1804 (French) -- Translations of these letters are also included.

Dates: 1804
Found in: City Archives

Mayor John Fitzpatrick records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-AA-Fitzpatrick
Scope and Contents The records are "fragments" that have survived in the City Archives. Most of the records are in the form of incoming letters to the mayor. In some cases related materials are fastened together. The arrangement in alphabetical by name of correspondent (corporate or individual). Where only one or two items exist for a given correspondent, those items are filed in alphabetical miscellaneous folders. Much of the material is "ceremonial" (i.e., letters of introduction/greetings, letters of...
Dates: 1892-1896
Found in: City Archives

Mayor Louis A. Wiltz

 Collection — Box Incoming Correspondence
Identifier: CA-AA-Wiltz
Scope and Contents

Routine reply from the City Attorney's Office, September 7, 1874, signed by H.H. Walsh, probably an assistant attorney in the office.

Dates: 1874
Found in: City Archives

Mayor Marc H. Morial records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-AA-Morial.M
Scope and Contents

The City Archives received approximately 700 cu. ft. of records during the last days of the Marc H. Morial administration. Included were records of the various divisions within the Mayor's Office along with records of the Chief Administrative Office and records of the Finance, Health, Property Management, Police, and Parkways Departments. Records for agencies outside of the Mayor's Office are described separately.

Dates: 1993-2002
Found in: City Archives

Mayor Martin Behrman records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-AA-Behrman
Scope and Contents As in all of the pre-1936 Mayor's papers, the Behrman papers have been reconstructed from fragments previously unprocessed or dispersed in subject files kept in the Official Vertical File. The records are arranged alphabetically by name of corporate or individual correspondent. Correspondence marked with clear filing notes is filed according to the subject designated in the note and arranged chronologically therein. Relatively few records have survived from the 16 years of...
Dates: 1904-1929
Found in: City Archives

Mayor Moon Landrieu records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-AA -Moon.Landrieu
Scope and Contents

The records of the Landrieu administrations are divided between the Loyola University of New Orleans Department of Archives and Special Collections and the City Archives at the New Orleans Public Library. Through a cooperative project, NOPL microfilmed both sets of records. The following is the inventory of the City Archives portion of the Landrieu records.

Dates: 1970-1978
Found in: City Archives

Mayor Paul Capdevielle records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-AA-Capdevielle
Scope and Contents The records consist primarily of correspondence (arranged alphabetically by correspondent or subject), both incoming and outgoing, with local public officials, citizens, and organizations, as well as with mayors of other American cities and other notables. Among the correspondents are Susan B. Anthony; Senators Donelson Caffery, Murphy J. Foster, and Samuel Douglas McEnery; Congressmen Robert C. Davey and Adolph Meyer; Governor W. W. Heard; Alcee Fortier; and Sophie B. Wright....
Dates: 1900-1904
Found in: City Archives

Mayor Robert S. Maestri records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-AA-Maestri
Scope and Contents The records consist of incoming and outgoing correspondence in two series (one consisting of manuscript correspondence and the other microfilm copies of correspondence), and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings (also available on microfilm). There may be some duplication between the manuscript and microfilmed correspondence, but for the most part, the originals of the microfilmed series are no longer extant. In general, the correspondence reflects the day-to-day business of municipal...
Dates: 1936-1945
Found in: City Archives

Mayor Sidney J. Barthelemy records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-AA-Barthelemy
Scope and Contents Under the Barthelemy administration, the Office of the Mayor was divided into three sub-offices (variously called divisions or departments) in addition to the Mayor's Executive Office, each headed by an Executive Assistant to the Mayor: the Office of Economic Development (known for a time as the Office of Urban Development), the Office of Human Resources (or Human Resources Administration), and the Office of Intergovernmental Relations. Records transferred to the City Archives at the end of...
Dates: 1986-1994
Found in: City Archives

Mayor T. Semmes Walmsley records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-AA-Walmsley
Scope and Contents The records have been reconstructed from "fragments" dispersed in the City Archives. They consist primarily of incoming correspondence to the mayor, arranged alphabetically by name of corporate or individual correspondent. Correspondence marked with clear filing notes has been filed according to the subject designated in the note and arranged chronologically within the subject category. Among the subjects covered most substantially are the strike by workers constructing the Public Belt (Huey...
Dates: 1929-1936
Found in: City Archives

Mayor Victor H. Schiro records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-AA-Schiro
Scope and Contents

The records include correspondence/subject files from Schiro's tenure as Councilman, as well as his terms as Mayor (the 1961 files contain both mayoral and councilmanic papers). Also included is a series of records from the Mayor's Public Relations Office, 1957-1970 (extending slightly into the tenure of Schiro's successor, Moon Landrieu).

Dates: 1950-1970
Found in: City Archives

Mayor Walter C. Flower

 Collection
Identifier: CA-AA-Flower
Scope and Contents Correspondence is arranged chronologically, with letters from 1897-1899 in one folder and those 1900 in separate folders for each month represented.The detailed item-level description below was begun and left incomplete a number of years ago by a former City Archives employee. Given the very small size of this collection, we have continued this item-level description in completing the processing of these records. Each letter is identified by its date, its recipient, its...
Dates: 1897-1900
Found in: City Archives