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Disaster Relief Plan for the Greater New Orleans Area records

Identifier: SC-203-MS
Scope and Contents

Includes plan and correspondence relating to the creation of the plan. Contributors include New Orleans Chapter of the Reserve Officers Association, New Orleans Association of Commerce, and Office of the Adjunct General.

Dates: 1948-1949

Division of Cemeteries records

Identifier: CA-LM
Scope and Contents

Records of the Municipal Cemeteries of New Orleans, administered by the city. These include internment records, death certificates, and other associated records depending on the cemetery. Cemeteries include are:

  • Bayou St. John Cemetery
  • Lafayette Cemetery
  • Jefferson City/ Valence Street Cemetery
  • Carrollton Cemetery
  • St. MAry's Cemetery
  • Locust Grove Cemetery
  • Holt Cemetery

Dates: 1835-1958
Found in: City Archives

Division of Intergovernmental Relations

Identifier: CA-AA-Intergov
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, reports, copies of council resolutions and other city documents, information sheets, resumes, and inter office memos.

Dates: 1985-1997
Found in: City Archives

Donald Thomas Flynn papers

Identifier: SC-96-MS
Scope and Contents

The papers comprise correspondence, contracts, purchase agreements, newspaper clippings, and other material mostly relating to Flynn's real estate business. Included are documents dealing with the proposed sale of Journey's End, an estate in Covington, La.

Dates: 1945-1964

Dr. Stockley Patent Medicine collection

Identifier: SC-361
Scope and Contents

Collection of boxes that once housed patent medicines, promising cures for various ailments. The boxes advertise the product, the afflictions that it can cure, and how to use it. The majority of the boxes are branded as “Dr. Stockley’s” or “Dr. Stockley’s KI-LO," and all are under either “The Minute Oil Med. Co.” or “Stockley Med. Co.,” both out of New Orleans.

Dates: n.d.

Drainage and Water Works records

Identifier: CA-LK
Scope and Contents

Financial documents, reports, and other records from various public/private entities that were responsible for water management and drainage. These include the Board of Drainage Commissioners, the City Water Works, and the New Orleans Waterworks Company.

Dates: 1860-1891
Found in: City Archives

Early Sheet Music Collection

Identifier: SC-SheetMusic
Scope and Contents The Early Sheet Music collection is a collection of printed sheet music published circa 1850-1950. It is comprised of 2 parts: the loose, foldered items, and the bound volumes. The "La Hache" series materials are compositions produced or collected by Theodore von La Hache. His work also comprises a major portion of the bound volumes. Five of the thicker volumes are taken up with works by La Hache as are a number of individually bound items. Other "thicker" volumes are devoted to piano music,...
Dates: Publication: 1861 - 1953

Edith Bayne Denegre letter

Identifier: SC-58-MS
Scope and Contents

Manuscript letter noting a change of location for the annual meeting of the St. Vincent's Sewing Circle due to the threat of contagious disease at the Home. Source unknown.

Dates: 1912

Education Through Historical Preservation records

Identifier: SC-204-MS
Scope and Contents

Dr. Eugene Cizek and Lloyd Sensat’s Education Through Historical Preservation. Contains Publicity and publications.

Dates: n.d.

Edward A. Fowler papers

Identifier: SC-179-MS
Scope and Contents

Printed and manuscript material dealing with the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans: lists of employees, correspondence, job reports, drawings. Also included is correspondence dealing with membership in the Masonic Order.

Dates: 1905-1906

Edward Dominique Seghers account book transcript

Identifier: SC-88-MS
Scope and Contents

Typewritten transcript of an account book showing Seghers' income and private expenses during his service in the Louisiana Infantry. The record illustrates his war time movements from Vicksburg (where he was captured when the town fell) to Mobile and other points in Mississippi and Alabama.

Dates: 1862-1865

Edward Wisner Donation Advisory Committee records

Identifier: CA-AAW
Scope and Contents The Edward Wisner Donation records were transferred to the City Archives in August of 2016. They consist primarily of correspondence, grant applications, and City of New Orleans disbursement information. Records were kept in the order in which they were received. For additional information about the Wisner Donation, ask about materials housed in the City Documents collection such as annual reports and the Wisner...
Dates: 1971-2003
Found in: City Archives

E.E. Lester & Co. records

Identifier: SC-66-MS
Scope and Contents

Building contracts, cancelled checks, and invoices relating to the construction of residences for Mrs. J.A. Larmew. Includes contract for building of a "one-story double cottage" on Valence Street.

Dates: 1923

Elmer E. Wood papers

Identifier: SC-2-MS
Scope and Contents

Memoirs (part manuscript and part typewritten) describing the organization of the Second Louisiana Volunteer Infantry unit and its activities during the Spanish American War. Also includes a list of members who died in service and a list of reinterments of deceased members, along with correspondence relating to the compilation of the lists, a portrait of Col. Wood, and a photograph of the unit's camp in Cuba (Camp Columbia).

Dates: 1899-1908

Era Club records

 Collection — Reel: LN81
Identifier: SC-25-MS
Scope and Contents

The records date from the reorganization and include the minutes of board meetings, business meetings, and open meetings, all in a single volume.

Dates: 1914-1919

Ernest Bjerknes journal

Identifier: SC-176-MS
Scope and Contents The journal is a transcription of Bjerknes' account of a stay with New Orleans relatives in 1935-1936. It includes descriptions of his trip to America and visits to Savannah, Georgia, and to Mississippi; of daily life in New Orleans; of parks, outings, the Vieux Carre, local planning & building, water purification & drainage, Mardi Gras, the new Huey Long bridge, and other topics. Also included are his descriptions of events such as the Archbishop's inauguration, Leif Ericson Day,...
Dates: 1935-1936

Ernest L. Monty correspondence

Identifier: SC-131-MS
Scope and Contents

Printed material, typewritten letters. Copy of "French Canadian and Acadian Genealogical Review." Correspondence between Ernest L. Monty, an attorney, and Roland J. Auger, an official with the Ministry of Cultural Affairs for the Government of Quebec, concerning an article in the above mentioned review.

Dates: 1970

Ethel Willia Perkins papers

Identifier: SC-93-MS
Scope and Contents Papers include typewritten letters, 1942-1946, to Miss Perkins from various official agencies involved in her attempt to communicate with relatives captured by the Japanese during World War II. Also included is a typescript memoir of a 1908 trip to Guatemala, compiled from diaries and letters written at the time; a typescript collection of "boners," apparently accumulated during her years of teaching; and a scrapbook of Chinese Christmas and greeting cards, some from a mission school in...
Dates: 1908-1952

Federation of Protestant Church Women of New Orleans/New Orleans Council of Church Women records

Identifier: SC-308-MS
Scope and Contents

The records comprise the minutes of meetings of the Board of Directors and minutes of the organization's semi-annual general meetings. Included therein are detailed notes on the remarks of guest speakers at the meetings. Pasted into the minutes are copies of the constitution, yearbooks, meeting notices, programs, and other materials.

Dates: 1935-1945

Financial Administrations of New Orleans records

Identifier: CA-C
Scope and Contents

Records from various city departments, officials, and commissioners related to the finances of the city throughout its history, including special funds. Additional information about the material relative to specific departments or commissioners is available at the series level of this collection.

Dates: 1794-1950
Found in: City Archives

First Congregational Church marriage records

 Collection — Reel: 900168
Identifier: SC-150-MS
Scope and Contents The records are 3 manuscript volumes, beginning in January 1836; earlier volumes have not survived in the Louisiana Division's manuscript collection. In most cases, the records provide the names of bride and groom, witnesses, and the minister who performed the ceremony (inevitably T. Clapp) and the date of the marriage. In other cases, only the names of bride and groom and the date are given. After November 1837, a standard form came into use, providing space for names of bride, groom,...
Dates: 1834-1847

First Municipality records

Identifier: CA-FirstMun
Scope and Contents The records of the First Municipality include the First Municipality Council, legal and financial deparmtnets, surveyor's office, and records of police, workhouses, schools, and wharfs. The image to the right shows the boundaries that were in place during the Municipality Period from 1836-1852, dividing the city into three separate entities. The First Municipality occupied the area between Canal St. and Esplande Ave, from the Mississippi River to Lake Pontchartrain, known as the "old city."...
Dates: 1836-1852
Found in: City Archives

Frances Edith Libby papers

Identifier: SC-23-MS
Scope and Contents

Manuscript diary of a voyage from New Orleans to Liverpool aboard the ship Darien commencing on April 28, 1896. Includes descriptions of sites visited by Miss Libby and her mother in England, Scotland, Ireland, Belgium, Holland, and Germany. Source unknown.

Dates: 1896

Frans Blom letter

Identifier: SC-65-MS
Scope and Contents

This item is a signed typewritten letter transmitting a copy of field reports of the first expedition conducted by the Tulane University Exploration Society. Source unknown.

Dates: 1927

Free papers

Identifier: SC-213-MS
Scope and Contents

Affidavits attesting that the named person is free. Describes the named person’s lineage, place of birth and current address. Click the image to the right to view collection.

Dates: 1841-1858

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