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New Orleans (La.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Civil War lantern slides

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: P014
Scope and Contents This collection includes glass lantern slides in the United States ranging from circa 1861 to 1864 regarding the U.S. Civil War, with images of maps, forts, battles, military ordnance, and prominent politicians and military leaders.
Dates: circa 1861-1864

E. S. Guilbert collection

 Collection — Folder S0557
Identifier: S0557
Scope and Contents In March 1830, Abraham Lincoln journeyed from southern Indiana to Illinois with his parents. When they went through Vincennes, legend has it that Abraham toured the Western Sun and General Advertiser newspaper office, where he saw his first printing press, and talked to Editor Stout. Mr. Guilbert wrote to Roy H. Garrigus, editor of the Vincennes Sun-Commercial to verify this story, which Mr. Garrigus could not do.Abraham often went to Rockport and borrowed books from Judge John...
Dates: 1828-1830

Enoch Honeywell diary

 Collection — Folder S0678
Identifier: S0678
Scope and Contents This collection contains a 112-page typed transcription of Enoch Honeywell's diary relating his experiences traveling from New York to Ohio and Indiana from 1815 to 1820 to trade goods. He included prices of land and items available for purchase from the different areas he passed through. The diary also relates Honeywell's 70-day boat trip from Lawrenceburg, Indiana to New Orleans, Louisiana, his observations about the southern city, and his travel by ship back to New York in 1817.
Dates: 1816-1820

Heineken family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S0626
Scope and Contents This collection includes several letters from members of the Heineken family, particularly to or from Christian, Samuel and Thomas Heineken, in Ohio, Indiana, and Great Britain ranging from 1810 to 1888 regarding settlement in Indiana and Ohio, family life, travel, weather, cholera epidemics, national politics, and farming. There is also a U.S. Civil War diary kept by Samuel Heineken during 1862-1863 and an 1888 roster of the 3rd Indiana Cavalry.
Dates: 1810-1888

Ignatius Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1960
Scope and Contents This collection includes autographed poems and writings, pencil drawings and official documents from Ignatius Brown and others in Indiana, New Orleans, Louisiana; Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee ranging from 1856 to 1861 and regarding life, Civil War battles, and a vessel clearance from port.There is also an oversize folder containing editions of newspapers including the Weekly Indiana Citizen, the Central Normal News,...
Dates: 1856-1861, undated

Lasselle family photographs

 Collection — Folder SP080
Identifier: SP080
Scope and Contents This collection includes carte-de-visite and daguerreotype portrait photographs of the Lasselle family from Fort Wayne, Indiana and New Orleans, as well as unknown places, ranging from circa 1841 to 1876, depicting three of Hyacinth Lasselle's children, Charles, Stanislaus, and Marie Louise, and several descendants--Francis J. Lasselle, Sophia A. (Lasselle) Nettlehurst DeWald, Hannah Nettlehurst, Apolline Julie (possibly Blanc, b. 1860), Joseph Wilfrid Sidney Blanc (b. 1862), Mary Frances...
Dates: circa 1841-1876

Oliver P. Davis family correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S3478
Scope and Contents This collection contains photostats of correspondence of Oliver P. (O.P.) Davis and his family. The correspondence from 1846 to 1861 includes letters written by Davis to his wife Eliza during his travels for business and while he was in Indianapolis during the Indiana Constitution Convention and his service in the Indiana Senate; three letters from Congressman Edward W. McGaughey; and letters sent by Davis to the Oldridge family. The correspondence from 1864 to 1868 conisists of...
Dates: 1846-1899, circa 1927

R. Atkinson letter

 Collection — Folder S1835
Identifier: S1835
Scope and Contents This collection contains a single page of notes that appear to be a testimony of R. Atkinson of a business deal gone bad, in which Atkinson hoped to ship his hogs from Crawfordsville, Indiana to New Orleans, Louisiana. There may have been a disagreement between the parties regarding payment.
Dates: 19th century

W. S. Ward diary

 Collection — Folder S1360
Identifier: S1360
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photostat copy of a diary from W. S. Ward, written in 1839 diary regarding his trip on a flatboard from New Albany, Indiana to New Orleans, Louisiana.
Dates: 1839

Walter D. Myers photographs

 Collection — Folder SP084
Identifier: SP084
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs of Walter D. Myers in California; New Orleans, Louisiana; Claremore, Oklahoma; Chicago, Illinois; and other unidentified locations in the United States ranging from 1948 to 1952 and undated, depicting him with various people at social and political events, probably as part of his fourth assistant postmaster general duties.
Dates: 1948-1952, undated