SAVE OUR CEMETERIES COLLECTION
Earl K. Long Library
University of New Orleans
Size: 21 items
locations: New Orleans, Louisiana
Inclusive dates: 1923, 1977 - 1978
Summary: Records produced and/or accumulated by Save Our Cemeteries, Inc., and organization dedicated to the preservation of New Orleans cemeteries; includes records of joint meetings with St. Louis Cemeteries Preservation Committee, an organization sponsored by the Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans. Consists of photocopies of minutes, reports, memoranda, clippings, and miscellany.
Source: Gift, May 1981
Access: No restrictions
Copyright: Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.
Citation: Save Our Cemeteries Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans
Founded in 1974, Save Our Cemeteries, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting, preserving, and protecting New Orleans' thirty-one historic cemeteries. Over the years, Save Our Cemeteries, Inc. has been responsible for the actual restoration of historic tombs that otherwise would have disintegrated beyond repair. Proceeds from tours led by representatives benefit the Save Our Cemeteries' tomb restoration programs, as well as educational projects, lectures, and workshops on cemetery preservation.
137-1 Clippings, 1923. New Orleans States, Item, and Times-Picayune.
137-2 Minutes, reports, memoranda, 1977 - 1978. Primarily of Save Our Cemeteries, Incorporated but including material on joint meetings with the St. Louis Cemeteries Preservation Committee.
137-3 Miscellany, 1978. Blank agreement between Save Our Cemeteries, Inc. and New Orleans Archdiocesan Cemeteries, Inc.; House Bill 720, Louisiana Legislature, Regular Session, 1978; specifications and drawings for restoration of wall and wall vaults, St. Louis Cemetery No. 2 prepared by E. Ean McNaughton and Associates and Bernard Lemann for Save Our Cemeteries, Inc.
Save Our Cemeteries, Inc.