Collection of miscellaneous material compiled by Armando GÃ³mez de Velasco, who served in the Mexican Revolution as an officer in the armies of Francisco Madero and Francisco "Pancho" Villa, and who was involved with a magazine of political satire during that time. Includes manuscripts, typescripts, telegrams, photographs, newspapers, and extensive ephemera pertaining to the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920). Volumes are bound by hand and are titled and dated on the covers; actual dates of contents vary slightly. The collection once contained additional volumes which are not present.
(ca. 1909-1951), (9 volumes)
Collection of miscellaneous material compiled by staff members of the Louisiana and Special Collections Department relating to the New Orleans municipal election of 2006. Includes newspaper and magazine clippings, candidates' pamphlets and flyers, voter guides and organizational endorsements, printouts from candidates' websites, and campaign signs. The collection contains material related to the mayor's race as well as the city council races and elections for other parish officials.
(ca. 2005-2006), ( lin. ft.)
Issues of the New Orleans Times-Picayune published September 9 through September 13, 1935, covering Huey P. Long's shooting by Carl A. Weiss, death, and burial. Ten issues, including extras.
(ca. 1935-1935), (3 lin. ft.)
Issues of the New Orleans Times-Picayune published August 28, 2005 through September 17, 2005, covering Hurricane Katrina's devastation of the New Orleans area. Twenty-three issues. (Issues of August 30-31 and September 1, 2005, were issued in electronic form only. See http://www.nola.com/katrina/pages/.
(ca. August-September, 2005), (3 lin. ft.)
Interviews with persons who experienced Hurricane Katrina (August 29, 2005) and/or its aftermath in the New Orleans area. Each interview file contains a transcript, related documentation, and audiotape(s) and/or videotape(s) and/or CD(s). Some additionally are accompanied by photographs. The interviews were conducted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the University of New Orleans course HIST 4991, "Writing Katrina: Oral History Theory and Practice" (Spring 2006), taught by Dr. Connie Z. Atkinson.
(ca. 2006), (1.5 lin. ft.)
Interviews with persons who experienced Hurricane Katrina (August 29, 2005) and/or its aftermath in the New Orleans area. Each interview file contains a transcript, related documentation, and audiotape(s) and/or videotape(s) and/or CD(s). Some additionally are accompanied by photographs. The interviews were conducted in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the University of New Orleans course HIST 4991, "Writing Katrina: Oral History Theory and Practice" (Fall 2006), taught by Dr. Connie Z. Atkinson.
(ca. 2006), (1.5 lin. ft.)
Personal, literary, and research papers of Sybil Kein. The material pertains to Kein's career as a poet, playwright, musician, and academic. In addition to charting the course of Kein's career, the central subject matter of the collection is the history and culture of Louisiana's Creoles of color.
(ca. 1968-2005), (9 lin. ft.)
Records of the Newcomers Club of New Orleans, an organization comprised of women over twenty-one years of age who have relocated to the New Orleans area within two years prior to joining.
(ca. 1947-1998), (9 lin. ft.)
The Zonta Club of New Orleans is the local chapter of Zonta International, a worldwide organization dedicated to the advancement of women. The New Orleans chapter was founded in 1959.
(ca. 1959-2006), (13 lin. ft.)
Articles, photographs, newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, newspapers, magazines, audio, and correspondence related to Don Lee Keith. Includes research materials acquired by Keith, significant portions of which focus on Truman Capote or Tennessee Williams, as well as articles written by Don Lee Keith, both published and in draft or manuscript form.
(ca. 1947-2001), (1.7 lin. ft.)
Four scrapbooks containing chiefly photographs and newsclippings pertaining to residences and other structures in Louisiana. Assembled by Wallace C. Walker, a New Orleans developer, contractor, and realtor who worked on these and other construction projects in Louisiana and Mississippi.
(ca. 1936-1952), (1 lin. ft.)
The collection consists primarily of bound ledgers and account books of various types, created in the normal course of business of a prominent New Orleans funeral home. Flooding that occurred in association with Hurricane Katrina (2005) destroyed other archival records, and many gaps exist. No other records are known to survive. Also present are a small quantity of records of the funeral home operated by the Joseph Laughlin Co., and of the Gulf States Life Insurance Co., the latter pertaining to burial policies.
(ca. 1892-1991), (20 lin. ft.)
Twenty-six (26) photographic slides depicting the interior of Bultman Funeral Home (3338 St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans) on the day before Bultman's vacated it. Accompanied by a compact disc containing the same images. The images were captured by Michael Arseneau, a librarian at the Earl K. Long Library and a skilled amateur photographer, who participated in transporting the Bultman Funeral Home Archives (Mss 344) to the library.
(ca. 2007), (.2 lin. ft.)
Two sermons of Adrien Emmanuel Rouquette (1813-1887), a priest who served in New Orleans from 1845 to 1859 and thereafter as a missionary to the Choctaw of Bayou Lacombe.
(ca. 1845-1859), (.1 lin. ft.)
MSS 347 - Orleans Parish School Board Legal Files
This collection has not been processed.
(ca. ), ( lin. ft.)
Papers, correspondence, photographs, clippings, and related ephemera documenting the establishment and operation of LSUNO (later UNO) from its inception until the 1980s. The collection also includes the personal papers, letters, speeches, and other items belonging to, and produced by, the first chancellor of the university.
(ca. 1917-2008), (30 lin. ft.)
Correspondence and personal papers of Leonard G. Whitfield and his mother, Mrs. Hazel James. Correspondence is from Lionel to his mother from his time in the Army between the years 1950 and 1952 during the Korean War. Also includes telegrams and sympathy cards following his grandmother's death shortly after his return from duty, as well as other miscellaneous items such as photographs, patches, and tax forms.
(ca. 1892-1964), (.8 lin. ft.)
Meeting minutes, correspondence, and printed ephemera chronicling general university activity, as well as Junior Division history, through the 1970s until the department's dissolution in the late 1980s. Some papers also contain early information about the administration of the Bachelor of General Studies degree when it was overseen by the Junior Division.
(ca. 1970-1988), (1 lin. ft.)