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Layne & Bowler letter

Identifier: SC-79-MS
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Typewritten letter, dated July 9, 1910, from the firm's L. G. Florio(?) in Welsh, LA to Charles F. Buck in New Orleans. Florio asks Buck for a testimonial letter for their screens and pumps. Source unknown.

Dates: July 9, 1910

League of Women Voters of Louisiana records

Identifier: SC-86-MS
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Minutes of state board meetings, correspondence, membership lists, and miscellaneous items. Source unknown.

Dates: 1943

League of Women Voters of New Orleans

Identifier: SC-364
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Pamphlets, newsletters, and oversized publications produced by the League of Women Voters of New Orleans that detail elected officials, politicians running for office, and detailed explanation of some ballot initiatives. Also includes a limited number of membership lists.

Dates: 1949-2011; Majority of material found within 1965-1995

Leaman & Reynolds Insurance Agency letter

Identifier: SC-52-MS
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Typewritten letter to the Gravier Improvement Co., Inc. concerning the fire safety of the agency's offices. Source unknown.

Dates: 1946

Leander Henry Perez papers

Identifier: SC-257-MS
Scope and Contents The papers include manuscript and typewritten correspondence and published speeches, pamphlets, and legal briefs by Perez, along with briefs, government documents, pamphlets, books, etc. collected by Perez and his associates. Also included are several sound recordings of speeches, meetings, interviews, and radio broadcasts by Perez and his associates. Subjects include segregation, Communism, states' rights, and politics. Correspondents include F. Edward Hebert, Orval Faubus, James O....
Dates: 1954-1969

LeMoyne Family papers

Identifier: SC-211-MS
Scope and Contents

Typescript birth certificates for Iberville and Bienville and blueprint of plaque in Montreal honoring Iberville.

Dates: n.d.


Identifier: SC-316-MS
Scope and Contents A collection of opera librettos bound together into two volumes (apparently there once was a third volume, but it is not present). Some have manuscript additions indicating cast members at specific performances. They appear to have been collected by or donated to the Library and bound at a later date. Most were printed in either New Orleans or Napoleonville, Louisiana during the middle of the nineteenth century (those items published elsewhere are indicated in the following list of...
Dates: n.d.

Lida Blanche McIlvaine Duggan papers

Identifier: SC-114-MS
Scope and Contents These papers relate to the schooldays of her son, Timothy Loyola Duggan (1906-1976), at the New Orleans College of Oratory and Elocution from which institution she also had graduated. Included are two bound volumes of dated, typewritten lessons and teachers' notes from the College. Pasted into one of the volumes are letters, photographs, clippings, programs, and other materials relating to Timothy's school work and extracurricular activities and to Mrs. Duggan's own continuing friendship...
Dates: 1925-1932

Local Business

Identifier: SC-Business
Scope and Contents

This is an artifical collection consisting of materials relating to businesses in the Metro New Orleans area. Items such as business cards, flyers, reports and advertisements are included. Businesses that operate within a specific subject area (ex. Art or Health Care) will likely be found in those collections.

Dates: n.d.

Local Council of Women of New Orleans records

Identifier: SC-183-MS
Scope and Contents

The collection of papers of the Local Council of the Women of New Orleans illustrates the wide involvement of local women's organizations in the community. Documentation of the Council includes the minutes of meetings, correspondence between members and from outside relations, reports on committee work, publicity, and the revisions of the Council charter.

Dates: 1898-1901

Lois Battle "Storyville" manuscript

Identifier: SC-181-MS
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Editor's manuscript of her novel Storyville, published by Viking in 1993. Cover letters are included.

Dates: 1993

Louis A. Dodge telegram

Identifier: SC-60-MS
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Telegram announcing his time of arrival from Savannah, Georgia. Source unknown.

Dates: 1899

Louis A. Reich letter

Identifier: SC-62-MS
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Manuscript letter from Philadelphia to his mother, Mrs. W.A. Reich, in New Orleans, relating his plans to attend Officers' Training School and his treatment for mustard gas poisoning. Source unknown.

Dates: 1943

Louis Coulon de Villiers papers

Identifier: SC-44-MS
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These papers consist of a manuscript copy of de Villiers' account of the Fort Necessity capture.

Dates: 1754

Louis J. Williams autobiograpy

Identifier: SC-10-MS
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Typescript, with manuscript revisions, of his autobiography, A Dropout from the Bayou Country (New York: Vantage Press, c. 1975).

Dates: 1974

Louis Thimele Caire ledger

 Collection — Reel: 90-122
Identifier: SC-301-MS
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Manuscript ledger (in French) of accounts with clients, showing services rendered, costs of services, and records of payments.

Dates: 1827-1833

Louise Harvey Healey papers

Identifier: SC-119-MS
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The papers include a scrapbook of clippings illustrating her husband's (Thomas Healey (1872-1948), New Orleans Police Superintendent, 1925-1928) career along with photographs of family and friends. Also included are two loose photographs and Mr. Healey's voter registration certificate.

Dates: 1918-1956

Louisiana Land Records

Identifier: SC-199-MS
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Land records and surveys from other parishes and towns in Louisiana.

Dates: 1793-1820

Louisiana Rating and Fire Prevention Bureau fire reports

Identifier: SC-111-MS
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Printed cards, 200 in number, listing the locations of fires in New Orleans along with the names of property owners and descriptions of the causes and effects of the fires.

Dates: 1926-1929

L'Union Francaise records

Identifier: SC-265-MS
Scope and Contents

The records include manuscript minute books (seven volumes) covering the years 1872-1884 and 1892-1954, two manuscript letter books for the years 1872-1894, and a manuscript volume of the organization's rules as adopted in 1879. All of the records are in French.

Dates: 1872-1954

Lyle Saxon papers

Identifier: SC-332-MS
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Typed Manuscripts, "Children of Strangers," and "The Man who Loved Animals," are available on microfilm under call number LN75 Reel #1. Includes newspaper clippings of reviews and books.

Dates: circa 1927 - 1947

M. Barriere & Co. account book

Identifier: SC-315-MS
Scope and Contents The account book, titled "Grand-Livre" on its cover, includes single or double page entries for each of the firm's customers. Each entry shows the name of the customer, the date that merchandize was purchased or paid for and the amount of the transaction. No detail as to the nature of the merchandize is included. Entries for customers living outside New Orleans also note their place of residence. Among the names noted in the volume are the Widow Paris (better known as Marie Laveau), Pierre...
Dates: 1850-1856

Madelein Duvic papers

Identifier: SC-178-MS
Scope and Contents The papers document her participation in the Daughters of 1812. Included are membership lists for the late 1960s, financial records from as early as the 1940s, several publications, and various programs/invitations to events sponsored by the organization.Also included are several letters to Mrs. Duvic from various local groups (and a Christmas card from author Harnett T. Kane), programs, invitations, etc. from other area historical organizations (including her badge and ribbon...
Dates: 1963-1971

Manuel Francis letter

Identifier: SC-61-MS
Scope and Contents

Manuscript letter from L.U. Gaiennie and John Cottle recommending Francis to George Y. Bright. Source unknown.

Dates: 1854

Marechal deBesons letter

Identifier: SC-210-MS
Scope and Contents

Letter to the Count of Toulouse, includes typescript with context.

Dates: 1710

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