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New Orleans (La.) -- Description and travel

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Anthony J. Stanonis Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Collection 21
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises Stanonis's personal acquisitions through auctions, antique stores, and the Internet in materials pertaining to the New Orleans tourist industry. It includes guides, maps, brochures, books, and other literature put out by public and private groups and businesses, spanning roughly from 1902 to 1960.

Dates: Created: 1902-1960; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2004

Basil Thompson Papers

Identifier: Collection 07

These papers preserve fragments from the short life of a New Orleans poet who was involved with Double Dealer; they also preserve fragments of his family's history. Much of the material in these papers is dated between 1913 and 1924, the years of Basil Thompson's literary activity. Thompson's childhood in the early 1900s also provided considerable material. Several items are dated from the nineteenth century, the earliest being the 1861 diary of Basil Thompson's grandfather.

Dates: Created: 1861-1924; Other: Majority of material found in 1913-1924; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1981

Lafcadio Hearn Correspondence

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Collection 05

Lafcadio Hearn was a writer during the closing decades of the nineteenth century and the opening years of the twentieth. His writings--fiction and nonfiction alike--typically drew on his firsthand observations of life in what were then considered exotic places: New Orleans, the West Indies, and Japan.

Dates: Created: 1884-1936; Other: Majority of material found in 1884-1897; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1982