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W.A. Campbell letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC-91-MS
Scope and Contents

These two manuscript letters are addressed to Dr. Rudolph Matas in New Orleans. They deal with the proposed American edition of a book by Campbell. Also mentioned is his paper, "The Gospel as Biography." Source unknown.

Dates: 1935

Walter C. Carey papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-270-MS
Scope and Contents Correspondence, speeches, manuscripts of technical papers, maps, plans, charts, photographs, books, pamphlets, and journals relating to marine growth, flood control (particularly to the development and installation of revetments on the Misissippi River), and other civil engineering topics and projects. Among the photographs are visual records of flood projects in progress and shots taken on a trip to the Netherlands in 1937. Many of the printed items (mostly produced by the Mississippi River...
Dates: 1907-1979; Majority of material found within 1920-1963

Walter G. Unglaub, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-122-MS
Scope and Contents The records include correspondence and reports relating to nutrition surveys in Columbia and Bolivia in 1960-1962 and to the exchange program between the medical schools of Tulane and Anioquia (Columbia). Correspondents include various members of the ICNND, both in the Department of Health, Education, & Welfare and at medical schools throughout the U.S., and the University and Health officials in Columbia and Bolivia. Of special interst are copies of Dr. Unglaub's letters describing his...
Dates: 1958-1962

Warren G. Harding letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC-39-MS
Scope and Contents

Typewritten letter, dated June 27, 1922, signed by Harding and addressed to Mayor Andrew McShane of New Orleans, dealing with the annual American Legion Convention to be held in the city.

Dates: June 27, 1922

Wesley Busby papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-269-MS
Dates: 1895-1996

William A. Crenshaw letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC-46-MS
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copies of two letters describing the 1841 yellow fever epidemic in New Orleans. Also includes a typewritten copy of a third letter, possibly from Mary Crenshaw Bowe, describing life in New Orleans. Source unknown.

Dates: 1839-1841

William Beer correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SC-246-MS
Scope and Contents

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to William Beer regarding publications from the Navy Department. Letter from Charles Hernsheim regarding employment for a friend.

Dates: 1897; 1902

William Blanks records

 Collection
Identifier: SC-212-MS
Scope and Contents

Family record.

Dates: circa 1850

William Edenborn papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-92-MS
Scope and Contents

These are photocopies of typewritten letters signed by Edenborn along with some typewritten transcripts of additional letters to and from him. All were written in 1898 and deal with railroad construction, negotiations for purchases of right of way, purchases of steamboats, and the railway and steamboat freight business in general. Also included are copies of patents for various wiremaking machines invented by Edenborn and miscellaneous materials collected by Glen Coleman.

Dates: 1881-1900

William Edgar Parker duplicate of a patent

 Collection
Identifier: SC-144-MS
Scope and Contents

Carbon copy of a typewritten letter to the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans Patent for a "Cattle or Stock Guarde."

Dates: 1903

William H. Williams papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-5-MS
Scope and Contents

Survey notes, records of receipts and expenditures, and other miscellaneous records. The volume was apparently later used for personal financial accounts by his son, William C. Williams during 1887. Source unknown.

Dates: 1860-1879

William James Hammond papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-28-MS
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of manuscript letters from his mother, Mary Ann Hammond (d. 1898), dealing with her move to New Orleans from Quebec, his business travels to New York and England, and other matters. Also included are business and personal letters from other correspondents in England and New Orleans, including James B. Eads, R.W. Wilmot, Charles de Wolf, and Elsie Anderson de Wolf. Source unknown.

Dates: 1882-1888

William Kenner and Co. letterbook

 Collection — Reel: 90-124
Identifier: SC-304-MS
Scope and Contents Manuscript volume of copies of mostly unsigned letters sent by the firm to various business associates in such cities as Natchez, Baton Rouge, Charleston, Savannah, New York, Philadelphia, Havre, London, and Liverpool. One letter, to Senator James Brown of Louisiana in Washington (dated October 27, 1821), discusses a pirate attack on a vessel carrying property belonging to Brown. Other topics include cotton, sugar, slaves, shipping, markets in general, and the financial condition of the...
Dates: 1822-1823

William Krafft letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC-55-MS
Scope and Contents

This item is a manuscript letter to Dr. Edward W. Jones of New Orleans concerning Jones' inquiry about the Leitz firm's microscope stands. Source unknown.

Dates: 1897

William L. Poole account book

 Collection
Identifier: SC-101-MS
Scope and Contents

Manuscript record of Poole's accounts with Elizabeth Hall, Mrs. A.H. Anderson, and a Mrs. Sewell, including amounts received and spent on their behalves. Also includes at the back of the volume a notebook kept by James B. Poole, apparently employed in Poole's office.

Dates: 1865-1871

Woman's League papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-69-MS
Scope and Contents

Carbon copy of a report by the League's Sanitation Committee, signed by Harriet C. Barton, League Secretary, dealing with conditions in and around public markets. Source unknown.

Dates: n.d.

Woodside collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-338-MS
Scope and Contents

Property records relating to a mansion on Esplanade Avenue.

Dates: 1819-1868

Workhouse records

 Collection
Identifier: CA-TXA
Scope and Contents

Records of the Workhouse include:

  • Inventories of stock on hand, 1851-1856
  • Record of medical care administered to the inmates of the Workhouse, 1854-1856
  • Record of work performed by the Workhouse, 1852-185
  • Account book, 1852-1857

Dates: 1851-1857
Found in: City Archives

World's Fair ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: SC-248-MS
Scope and Contents

Includes various brochures from pavilions and companies involved in displays at the fair. Also included is a promotional sticker and a pair of promotional 3D glasses.

Dates: 1984

W.W. Van Pelt personal correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SC-229-MS
Scope and Contents

Letter of condolence to H.J. Stansbury regarding the loss of a family member or members. One of which was a young child.

Dates: 1880

Yearbook Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-Yearbook
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection of gradeschool, highschool, and college yearbooks collected by the City Archives & Special Collections. Materials are acquired by donation, resulting in significant gaps in schools and volumes. Researchers should be aware that the school names are not always included in the title of the yearbook, but have been recorded in each yearbook's entry; if you are unsure of the name of the yearbook, use the search bar to search by school name. Additionally,...
Dates: varies by collection

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