The History of New Orleans After the Civil War

This guide contains descriptions of manuscript materials on the history of New Orleans since the Civil War. These materials include the records of New Orleans residents, physicians, attorneys, politicians, journalists, writers and authors, educators, students, soldiers, clergymen, planters, merchants, factors and commission brokers, businesses, clubs and organizations. The history of New Orleans since 1866 is documented through papers (personal, business, financial, legal, military and government), educational materials, diaries, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, sheet music, poetry, and bills and receipts.

Some of the topics covered by collections described in this guide include the Spanish-American War, World War II, nursing in peace time and in war, music, theater (opera and plays), literature, and travel descriptions.

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Young, Perry. Illustrations, 1931. 31 items. Location: E:65. Prints of illustrations prepared by Young for the 1931 edition of The Mistick Krewe: Chronicles of Comus and His Kin, depicting costumes and floats of Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans between 1867 and 1915. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 2185-76, 2786.

Referenced in Guides: New Orleans 1866-

Zacharie, F. C. Letterbooks, 1878-1887. 2 vols. Location: J:7. Attorney of the firm of Zacharie & Howard, New Orleans. Letterbooks of F. C. Zacharie. For further information, see online catalog. Mss. 470.

Referenced in Guides: New Orleans 1866-

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