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MSS 154 - William Kernan Dart Collection: Inventory


(Mss 154)


Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

May 1983





Size:                           21 items



locations:                 New Orleans, Louisiana


Inclusive dates:      1911-1933


Summary:                 Dart family papers; legal memorabilia produced by or concerning William Kernan Dart, father of Albert Laplace Dart; material concerning Henry P. Dart, Sr.



collections:              Dart & Dart Collection (Mss 61); Dart & Dart and Related Firms Collection (Mss 140); Dart & Dart and Related Firms Collection, Addendum 1 (Mss 150); Dart & Dart and Related Firms Collection, Addendum 2 (Mss 256); Henry P. Dart, Jr. Diary (Mss 327)


Source:                     Gift, May 1983

Access:                     No restrictions


Copyright:                Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.


Citation:                    William Kernan Dart Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans



Preliminary Inventory


Diary of Louise Marie Laplace covering the period of her engagement to William Kernan Dart, August 21 - November 19, 1913.


Holographic legal notes of William Kernan Dart, mainly concerned with laws governing wills and donations of property (several hundred pages, clasp fastened), n.d.


Dart, William Kernan.  The Louisiana Judicial System.  Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1917.


Photographs: four snapshot prints of William Kernan Dart and wife, and unidentified family members and/or friends; one portrait print each of William Kernan Dart, Mrs. William Kernan Dart (née Louise Marie Laplace), and Henry P. Dart, Sr.; color print of oil portrait of Henry P. Dart, Jr.


“CODE FOR LIVING [by] HENRY PLAUCHE DART.”  Hand-lettered statement of values and principles of conduct, n.d.


Certificate issued by Clerk’s Office, U.S. Fifth Circuit Court, admitting William Kernan Dart “as an Attorney-at-Law, Solicitor and Proctor of the United States Courts for the Eastern District of Louisiana,” December 9, 1911.


Two watercolor portraits of Mrs. William Kernan Dart (née Louise Marie Laplace); one inscribed with subject’s married name and one inscribed with subject’s maiden name, n.d.


Correspondence, mainly William Kernan Dart to his wife, 1913-1915.  4 items.


Inkstand of marble with bronze or brass fittings (missing penholders and pens), and plaque inscribed “HENRY P. DART | FROM THE DIRECTORS OF THE LAFAYETTE FIRE INS. CO. | ON HIS 50TH ANNIVERSARY AS ITS ATTORNEY | JAN. 19TH 1933.”


United States.  Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals.  Findings of Fact and Findings | Far East Air Forces Board of Contract Appeals, 1953?

Index Terms


Dart, Henry P.

Dart, Henry P., Jr.

Dart, Louise Marie Laplace

Dart, William Kernan