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Freedom papers of New Orleans

 Collection — Reel: 906708
Identifier: SC-149-MS
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection made up of various documents that provide evidence of the free status of individual persons in the city of New Orleans during the years 1854-1858. Among the items are certificates from public officials, copies of notarial acts, extracts from the Registers of Free People of Color maintained in the Mayor's Office, extracts from records in the Orleans Parish Conveyance Office, court judgments, and affadavits from private citizens.Each of these...
Dates: 1854-1858

French Market Corporation records

Identifier: CA-KTA
Scope and Contents The records of the French Market Corporation consist of the following: Subject files Correspondence, ordinances, reports, and financial records (including records of Farmers' Market receipts, 1938-1969; cash receipts and disbursements, 1943-1968; and payrolls, 1936-1970). Divided into separate series based on accession date. Arranged alphabetically by folder title. Minutes of the Board of Directors Official minutes, many signed by the individual directors....
Dates: 1936-1984
Found in: City Archives

Friends of the New Orleans Public Library records

Identifier: CA-HR-Friends
Scope and Contents The records include correspondence, event files, Administrative and Financial files, Newspaper Clippings, files relating to specific Friends of the New Orleans Public Library projects, and Friends' publications, such as "How to Use Your New Orleans Public Library" which is pictured here. These records document different events planned by the friends, such as Friends Fest, Book Sale, and Auction. They highlight the different projects sponsored by the friends in the New Orleans area; Summer...
Dates: 1960-2019
Found in: City Archives

Fritz Wagner papers

Identifier: SC-329-MS
Scope and Contents The papers deal mostly with the organization of the Preservation of Jazz Advisory Commission and its early work towards developing the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park. Included are copies of questionnaires completed by a number of jazz experts, reports of subcommittees, copies of published hearings, correspondence (including letters from Senator J. Bennett Johnston, Jr. and Congresswoman Lindy Boggs), and related materials. Also included are materials dealing with Louis Armstrong...
Dates: 1982-1996

Frye Triumph Brick Company cash book

Identifier: SC-317-MS
Scope and Contents

Manuscript ledger of cash received (for products sold, such as river sand and bricks) and disbursed (for payrolls, improvements, etc.).

Dates: 1892-1893

General Council, Municipality Period

Identifier: CA-AB-GenCouncil
Scope and Contents

The records of the General Council of the Municipality period include:

  • An Inventory of the Archives
  • Official Proceedings
  • Ordinances and Resolutions
  • Messages for the Mayor

Dates: 1830-1852
Found in: City Archives

George Peterkin Meade papers

Identifier: SC-307-MS
Scope and Contents

Papers consist of a typewritten, autobiographical preface, copies of various articles about Meade, and a complete run of copies of his column, "The Proof Stick," which appeared in the "Sugar Journal."

Dates: 1953-1967

George Raffalovich papers

Identifier: SC-71-MS
Scope and Contents

Typewritten, signed letter from Pierre Mendes-France (and manuscript translation of same) thanking Raffalovich for research. Also included are photocopies of documents relating to David Mendes-France, also with manuscript translations. Source unknown.

Dates: 1955

George Reyer papers

Identifier: SC-184-MS
Scope and Contents

This collection of Reyer's papers includes the official documents appointing him to the various positions that he held in the New Orleans Police Department throughout his career. Also included is a New Orleans Country Club dinner dance program from 1942 and several NOPD-related pages from unidentified publications.

Dates: 1917-1942

George W. Jean diaries

Identifier: SC-311-MS
Scope and Contents This twelve volume collection consists of typewritten, edited versions of his original diaries. They are accounts of Dr. Jean's travels in Europe, South America, and Asia, along with a record of his activities in the U.S. (including several visits to New Orleans). Also included is a description of his service as a medical officer in the Philippines and his subsequent nervous breakdown and treatment. Throughout the volumes are references to medical topics, including Dr. Jean's descriptions of...
Dates: 1903-1948

George Washington Cable letter

Identifier: SC-64-MS
Scope and Contents

Unsigned manuscript letter regretting that the author and his wife would be unable to attend a reception at the New Orleans City Hall for General Robert Georges Nivelle. Source unknown.

Dates: 1920

George Wood and Co. records

Identifier: SC-26-MS
Scope and Contents Letterpress copies of letters sent by Wood and his partner John D. Merrielees [some are signed "Merrielees and Wood"]. The letters deal with business matters but also include personal and political observations. Much of the firm's business centered in Mexico and Central America; many of the letters are from Wood to Merrielees in those regions. Several include descriptions of conditions in Mexico during the period of Maximilian's empire. In addition to the business correspondence, there are...
Dates: 1865-1870

Girod Fund and Asylum records

Identifier: SC-333-MS
Scope and Contents The records include financial documents, letters, and reports relating to the Girod Fund's investments and to contracts with and payments to Samuel Johnston, the contractor who built the Asylum, and his subcontractors. A calendar of the papers, prepared by Glenn McMullen in 1975, is available below.The City Archives does not calendar records as a rule. The Girod Fund and Asylum records were processed some time ago more or less as an experiment. One of our volunteers recently...
Dates: 1841-1874

Goring Family papers

Identifier: SC-1-MS
Scope and Contents

Albums, letters, sketches, and manuscript poems belonging to Ellen Goring Hurley (ca. 1827-1848) and Margaret Goring Warren (b. ca. 1824). The albums contain manuscript poems and newspaper clippings of poetry. Several of these poems, as well as several of the loose examples, are identified as to writer and place (usually Ireland, Louisville, and New Orleans). Also included are eleven paper doilies

Dates: circa 1837-1845

Grace King correspondence

Identifier: SC-234-MS
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Albert Curtis.

Dates: 1930-1933

Grasser Contracting Co. records

Identifier: SC-51-MS
Scope and Contents

Typewritten extracts from the minutes of the Board of Directors meeting of March 15, 1906 giving E.A. Grasser as president of the firm authority to sign papers. Source unknown.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1906 and 1915

Hans Emil August Schroeder papers

Identifier: SC-118-MS
Scope and Contents Typewritten memoir of Schroeder's early life in Germany, his emigration to the U.S. (arriving at New York in 1906), and his subsequent travels around the country. Dr. Schroeder also offers an "appraisal of American impressions" from the point of view of one brought up in the European tradition. His purpose is to "bring you to realize the struggles an immigrant has to endure to reach a position that a native-born American may find difficult enough to attain with all the advantages that are...
Dates: 1933

Harnett T. Kane papers

Identifier: SC-42-MS
Scope and Contents

The papers comprise manuscript and galley proofs for chapters 5-8 of his Bride of Fortune. Also included are photocopies of letters from Varina Howell (Mrs. Jefferson) Davis and articles by Kane.

Dates: n.d.

Harry W. Fitzpatrick and Co. records

Identifier: SC-140-MS
Scope and Contents

The records include correspondence, photographs, advertising materials, legal briefs, maps, and other materials relating to the agreement between Fitzpatrick & Co. and the Whidden firm, the marketability of titles to and the physical condition of the Esperanza Heights properties, and the legal proceedings against Fitzpatrick & Co., et. al. They provide details on an episode late in the period of the Florida land boom in the area outside of Miami.

Dates: 1923-1930

Hebrew Educational Society papers

Identifier: SC-63-MS
Scope and Contents

Manuscript letter listing coins that were to be placed in the cornerstone of the Hebrew School. Also included is a manuscript list of reporters present at the laying of the cornerstone and a photocopied newspaper account of the cornerstone ceremony. Source unknown.

Dates: 1868

Helen Ackerman Mervis papers

Identifier: SC-264-MS
Scope and Contents The papers include correspondence and memos, press releases, speeches, minutes of meetings, annual reports, various publications such as newsletters and reports, a number of photographs (including photos of a Community Relations Council meeting) and slides (primarily concerning Wake Up, Louisiana's Crime Check program), and several audio tapes. Also included are a number of publications collected by Mrs. Mervis, several folders of unprocessed news or magazine clippings or photocopies (many...
Dates: 1953-1989; Majority of material found within 1965-1978

Helen Canstadt Good diary

Identifier: SC-6-MS
Scope and Contents

The diary is Mrs. Good's record of the plays, operas, and motion pictures that she viewed at various theatres in New Orleans. In most cases she identifies some cast members and offers critical comments. Several newspaper and program clippings for specific performances are attached. Source unknown.

Dates: 1902-1921

Henderson & Gaines invoice

Identifier: SC-185-MS
Scope and Contents

A one-page invoice, dated January 13, 1838, for $26.25 of goods purchased for the Steamer Maimora.

Dates: January 13, 1838

Henry E. Chambers correspondence

Identifier: SC-228-MS
Scope and Contents

Personal Correspondence.

Dates: 1890 and 1928; 1928

Henry George Boudro papers

Identifier: SC-70-MS
Scope and Contents

The papers include a manuscript of his play "Cocheta," manuscript poems, and a scrapbook of playbills advertising local productions of his work. Source unknown.

Dates: circa 1910-1916

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