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Bruns Family papers

Identifier: SC-27-MS

Scope and Contents

The papers include letters, stock certificates, and other papers. Most of the letters deal with political matters. Individual correspondents include John M. Parker, Kate M. Gordon, E. John Ellis, John Sharp Williams, Luther Hall, Edgar H. Farrar, and John M. Avery.


  • Creation: 1839-1917


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Biographical / Historical

Henry Dickson Bruns was a New Orleans physician and political reformer. He was affiliated with the Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Hospital, and was a founder of the New Orleans Polyclinic. He was active in anti-lottery politics and in various political reform movements. J. Dickson Bruns was a New Orleans physician and a leader in the Crescent City White League.


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