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10th Regiment, U.S. Colored Artillery (Heavy) in New Orleans muster rolls

 Collection — Reel: LN56
Identifier: SC-314-MS
Scope and Contents

The manuscript rolls give the names of soldiers, their rank, and a variety of information regarding their enlistment and service.

Dates: 1865-1866

275th Anniversary of the Founding of the City of New Orleans Commission records

Identifier: SC-330-MS
Scope and Contents

The records, in one document carton, include meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, lists, memorandums, financial records, notes, and miscellaneous materials. Also included are several color photographs taken at the Jackson Square birthday party, a proclamation signed by Governor Edwin W. Edwards, and a copy of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park's "New Orleans' Legacy, Education Program Proposals," designed especially for the anniversary year.

Dates: 1992-1993

1850s Baptismal certificates

Identifier: SC-243-MS
Scope and Contents

Ten photocopied baptismal certificates from various dates in the 1850s.

Dates: 1850s

Agnes McCabe letter

Identifier: SC-84-MS
Scope and Contents

Manuscript letter addressed to Mr. Taylor [possibly Robert M. Taylor, New Orleans delinquent tax collector], a friend of Eddie McCabe. She is asking for help in finding employment. She also alludes to the circumstances of Eddie's death, and complains about the character of Billy Strude [possibly Billy Struve, former editor of the Storyville Blue Book and a close associate of Thomas C. Anderson], suggesting a connection between him and Eddie's death. Source unknown.

Dates: 1929

Albert Baldwin Wood papers

Identifier: SC-337-MS
Scope and Contents

Printed materials include Tulane University commencement programs; a copy of the Congressional Record of May 21, 1953 (in which Woods testified before Congress concerning control works limiting the flow of water from the Mississippi River to the Atchafalaya River; 1949, 1953-1954 New Orleans Annual Reports; other miscellaneous items.

Dates: 1856-1879

Alexander Craigs will

Identifier: SC-206-MS
Scope and Contents

Last Will and Testament of Alexander Craigs dated 1770 from Oxford, England.

Dates: 1770

Alexander James Azar papers

 Collection — Container: MS-117
Identifier: SC-117-MS
Scope and Contents

Typewritten notes from Dr. Rudolph Matas' course in the Department of Surgery at Tulane Medical School in 1923. Azar was then a medical student at Tulane; these notes appear to have been his, but were found in the papers of fellow student Ambrose Storck, whose collection is under SC-121. Accessioned March, 1985

Dates: 1923

Alvarez Fisk letter

Identifier: SC-209-MS
Scope and Contents

Business letter to Jackson Todd Co. of Philadelphia.

Dates: 1839

Ambrose Howell Storck papers

Identifier: SC-121-MS
Scope and Contents The papers include correspondence, reports, manuscripts, and reprints of articles from various medical journals. They are arranged into series as follows: Personal, Tulane University, Military, Veterans Administration, Organizations, Manuscripts, and Reprints. Generally, the first five series include primarily correspondence and reports. Some of the manuscript files also include correspondence relative to that project. One manuscript, the Anesthesia Death Rate study, is included because Dr....
Dates: circa 1931-1953

Andrew J. Bell School Library records

 Collection — Container: MS-202
Identifier: SC-202-MS
Scope and Contents

Records relating to the renovation of the library building, 1978-1980.

Dates: 1978-1980

Angola Penitentiary letter

 Collection — Folder: MS-236
Identifier: SC-236-MS
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Mrs. Bland Cox Bruns and Reed Cozart.

Dates: 1953

Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women Convention records

Identifier: SC-82-MS
Scope and Contents

Manuscript and typewritten program notes and minutes for the organization's convention in November, 1955. The theme of the meeting was "The Christian Woman combines modesty with dignity, in dress, conduct and speech."

Dates: 1955

Ardoyn Plantation records

Identifier: SC-97-MS
Scope and Contents

Document titled "A Statement of Monies Paid [Enslaved Persons] on Ardoyn Plantation for the Crop of 1863-1864,", listing several score of enslaved persons (first names), when they were employed, how long they were employed, and the monies paid to them. Click the image to view materials.

Dates: 1864

Arts Council of New Orleans records

Identifier: CA-HA
Scope and Contents The records include correspondence/subject files, grant files, financial documents, files, and miscellaenous materials relating to individual ACNO projects. Records have been deposited in 1996, 2004, 2011, and 2017. They document the Council's grant-making function, activities of the Board of Directors, arts and community activities of the Executive Director and other staff members, and the relationship of ACNO with individual artists, arts organizations, donors/potential donors (both...
Dates: 1975-2017
Found in: City Archives

Audubon Commission

Identifier: CA-LPA
Scope and Contents

Contains records related to the various Audubon Commission organizations, including Audubon Park, the Zoo, the Aquarium of the Americas, and the Nature center. Records include brochures, program information, financial documents, and other documents related to the commission and various parks under their administration.

Dates: 1891-2021
Found in: City Archives

Bennet H. Barrow diary transcript

Identifier: SC-9-MS
Scope and Contents

Typewritten transcript of Barrow's diary. Daily record of the operation of Barrow's Locust Grove (now Highland) Plantation in West Feliciana Parish. Includes detailed information on slavery, cotton, and politics. This transcription differs in many respects from the published version of the diary, "Edwin A. Davis, Plantation Life in the Florida Parishes of Louisiana, 1836-1846, as Reflected in the Diary of Bennet H. Barrow" (New York: Columbia University Press, 1943).

Dates: 1830-1846

Board of Assessors records

Identifier: CA-CJ
Scope and Contents The majority of materials in this collection are tax assessment records documenting property values. These can be used to determine changes in the assessed value of properties.How to Use Tax Assessment RecordsThe Board of Assessors of Orleans Parish was created in 1856; prior to this, property assessments were determined by state officials or local...
Dates: 1836-1975
Found in: City Archives

Board of Commissioners of the Fink Asylum Fund

Identifier: CA-CCF
Scope and Contents Manuscript records, mostly of a financial nature, dealing with the construction and operation of the Fink Asylum and with the investments made with Fink legacy funds. Cashbooks (2 vols., 1861-1957) provide a daily record of cash derived from investments, real estate sales, and sundries, along with detailed cash expenditures Ledgers (3 vols., 1861-1957) list the monthly activity of each account within the Fink Fund. Also included is one volume of Board minutes...
Dates: 1861-1957
Found in: City Archives

Board of Commissioners of the McDonogh School Fund

Identifier: CA-CCM
Scope and Contents All records are original manuscripts. The School Plans are original water color renditions (elevations and floor plans) of the first twenty schools erected by the Fund. These drawings were apparently based on the original plans of the buildings executed by architects Charles Lewis Hillger and William A. Freret. As a whole the records are particularly useful for documenting the construction and maintenance of this important group of educational buildings.Additional records include...
Dates: 1858-1958
Found in: City Archives

Board of Trustees of the Employees' Retirement System records

Identifier: CA-AGR
Scope and Contents

Microfilm copies of records dealing with changes in the status of individual members of the system and records relating to the deaths of individual members.

Dates: 1947-1976
Found in: City Archives

Boards and Commissions records

Identifier: CA-AA-Boards
Scope and Contents The records were created by the Office of the Mayor and include files pertaining to the appointment of members to and the general business of various boards and commissions, committees and task forces; individual files may include formal letters of appointment and responses from appointees; Council motions approving appointments; occasionally minutes of meetings; correspondence regarding potential appointees; and sometimes resumes of potential appointees. The records span the...
Dates: 1958-1970
Found in: City Archives

Bright Light Spiritual Church records

Identifier: SC-170-MS
Scope and Contents

The records comprise two manuscript volumes in which are recorded minutes, financial records, and membership rolls.

Dates: 1938-1951

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.

Dates: 1839-1917

Buddy Bolden Jazz Funeral records

Identifier: SC-172-MS
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of minutes, notes, research materials, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and other materials relating to the September 6, 1996 jazz funeral memorializing pioneer jazz musician Charles "Buddy" Bolden. Copies of the inventory are filed with the collection and in the Louisiana Division's collection file for the BBJFC.

Dates: 1996-1997

Bureau of Governmental Research of New Orleans reports

Identifier: SC-193-MS
Scope and Contents

Report related to the November 7, 2000 election on two bond propositions. Purpose A proposed to issue 150 millon dolars in general obligation bonds for six categories of city projects. The Orleans Parish Criminal Sheriff issued Purpose B for 27 million for facilities, equipment, and furnishings.

Dates: 1933; 1990-2010

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