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Labauve and Pischoff Families Papers

Collection 48

Labauve, Theodore A. (1877-1972) and Pischoff, Joseph L. (1874- 1964). Families Papers, 1894-1951

9ft., 3 in.

Theodore Adolphus Labauve was born on 10 January 1877 in Ashton, Louisiana, St. Mary Parish. He was the first child born to Theodore Stephen Lebauve and Marie Clara Prevost. He attended the State Normal School in Natchitoches for one year. He also attended Soulé Business College during 1902 and 1903 where he studied bookkeeping, English, French, Latin and Spanish. He spoke English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian. Labauve was employed as a manager, bookkeeper, and postmaster from 1906-1911. In 1911 he purchased the first of two stores he eventually owned.

Joseph Laurent Pischoff was born on 21 July 1874 in Montegut, Louisiana. He was the son of Leon Zenon Pischoff and Calixte Elina Bouvier Pischoff. Pischoff married Marie Olympe Labauve, Thomas Adolphus Labauve’s sister, on 20 January 1908. They had two children. Pischoff died on 12 August 1964 in San Francisco, CA and is buried in Colma, CA.

This collection includes personal and business correspondence for both families, photographs, and other miscellaneous materials. Labauve business papers include business correspondence, financial records, publications, etc. The collection also includes financial records of Alice Labauve (1890-1966), 1955 – 1963.

Note: See control file for Mooneyham, Charles. “Economic Study of Theodore Adolphus Labauve”, 16 May 1970.
See also: Wuerthner, Terri P. In a Cajun Kitchen. St. Martin’s Press, 2006 [LaRm TX715.3 .L68 W84 2006]

Series:

I. Personal papers

A. Pischoff, Joseph Laurent

1. Correspondence: personal and business [1-01 through 1-06]

2. Notes [1-07 and 1-08]

B. Labauve, Theodore Adolphus

1. Correspondence: personal [1-09 through 3-04]

2. Correspondence: personal and business [3-05 through 6-06; 15-03 through 15-05]

3. Financial records [6-07 through 8-03; 15-01 and 15-02]

4. Educational notes [8-04 and 8-05]

5. Photographs [8-06 through 9-05]

II. Printed material

A. Newspapers [9-06 and 9-07; 15-07]

B. Subject

1. Agriculture and Public Land [9-08 through 9-10]

2. Books, Magazines, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias [9-11 through 10-02]

3. Business [10-03 through 11-06]

4. Education [11-07 through 11-10]

5. Government documents [11-11 through 11-13]

6. Medicine [11-14 and 11-15]

7. Mining, Oil, etc. [12-01 through 12-04]

8. Photography [12-05 through 12-08]

9. Travel and other places [12-09 through 13-03]

10. Other [13-04 through 13-12]

C. Magazine issues [13-13 through 13-15; 15-06]

D. Maps [Map Case 48-02]

III. Miscellaneous

Drawings re: store [13-16; Map Case 48-02]

IV. Alice Labauve Financial Records [Box 14]

OVERSIZE:

1. Financial Records: ledger [15-01 and 15-02]

2. Soulé Commercial College financial exercise volumes [15-03 through 15-05]

3. Publications: magazine issues [15-06]

4. Newspaper [15-07]

Inventory:

I. Personal Papers

A. Joseph L. Pischoff Papers

  • letter recipients or senders include: Olympe Pischoff; Joseph Pischoff; Lorna Pischoff; Mrs. Howard Prevost [Rhea Pischoff]; Darrell and Wandah Pischoff; Alice Pischoff; T. A. Labauve; Mrs. Albert Pischoff
  • locations include: Maryville, Tennessee; Paraiso P.O., Panama Canal Zone; Ashton, P.O.,La.; Crowley, La: Franklin, La.; Jackson, La.; Lafayette, La.; San Francisco, California

1-01: Correspondence: [personal and business], 1914-1936

  • includes: St. Mary Elementary School Report for Lorna Pischoff [sic], 1914-15; Marriage license of Howard Prevost and Rhea Pischoff, 28 May 1933

1-02: Correspondence, 1937-1938

1-03: Correspondence, 1939: January - October

1-04: Correspondence, 1939: November – 1940: January

1-05: Correspondence, 1944-1952

1-06: Correspondence, n.d.

I. Personal

A. Pischoff Family

2. Notes

1-07: Pischoff, Darrell J. “Planning Notes, 1st term, 1931-1932”, UT architectural floor plans and house elevations envelope with notes about Joseph L. Pischoff’s career with Southern Pacific Railroad, 1923-1933

1-08: Rhea Pischoff notebook, 193? medical information


I. Personal Papers

B. T. A. Labauve

1. Personal correspondence

  • Some family but mainly pen-pal type

1-09: 1898 – 1900 [3 items] - 1901

1-10: 1902 - 1905

1-11: 1906

1-12: 1907

1-13: 1908

1-14: 1911 - 1912

1-15: 1913: January - February

1-16: 1913: March 1-15

1-17: 1913: March 16-31

2-01: 1913: April 1-1 5

2-02: 1913: April 16-30

2-03: 1913: May

2-04: 1913: June

2-05: 1913: July

2-06: 1913: August - September

2-07: 1913: October – December

2-08: 1913: n.d.

  • includes: Comfort’s League of Cousins membership letter and list of members seeking letters. [This explains much of the mail Labauve received.]

2-09: 1914: January

2-10: 1914: February

2-11: 1914: March

2-12: 1914: April - May

2-13: 1914: June - July

2-14: 1914: August -September

2-15: 1914: October - December

2-16: 1915: January

2-17: 1915: April - August

2-18: 1915: September - December

3-01: 1916 - 1917

3-02: 1918

3-03: 1919 - 1920

3-04: n.d.

I. Personal papers

B. T. A. Labauve

2. Business correspondence and some records

  • Mainly incoming letters; very few outgoing. Letters mainly about investments, entrepreneurial opportunities, etc. rather than about his store. There is some material on post office. Labauve business papers

3-05: 1899 - 1900

3-06: 1901

3-07: 1902

  • Includes Soulé Commercial College; State Normal School

3-08: 1903 – 1904

15-03: Soulé Commercial College and Literary Institute. “ Introductory Course, Embracing Nine

  • Sets of Books, Elucidating the Science or Theory of Accounts. Day Book,” T. A. Labauve, 13 Feb. 1903

15-04: no cover: probably Soulé Commercial College exercise cash book, 1903

15-05: Soulé Commercial College, Ledger, 1903

3-09: 1905

3-10: 1906: January - June

3-11: 1906: July - December

3-12: 1907: January - February

3-13: 1907: March - December

3-14: 1908: January - June

3-15: 1908: July - December

4-01: 1909

  • includes: Franklin and Abbeville Railway Company letter [27 Jan.]; Sterling Debenture Corporation

4-02: 1910

  • includes: Franklin and Abbeville Railway Company letter [31 Jan.]; Protective Holding Corporation (29 June)

4-03: 1911: January - June

4-04: 1911: July - September

4-05: 1911: October - December

  • includes: Franklin and Abbeville Railway Company letter [16 Oct.]
  • [many items in poor condition]

4-06: 1912: January - June

4-07: 1912: July - September

4-08: 1912: October – November

  • includes: Washington Civil Service School

4-09: 1912: December

  • includes: Washington Civil Service School

4-10: 1913: January - February

4-11: 1913: March - June

5-01: 1913: July - September

5-02: 1914: January – March

  • includes: Washington Civil Service School; U.S. Civil Service Commission; U.S. State Department; U.S. Post Office Department report of arrest of principles of Sterling Debenture Corporation

5-03: 1914: April – June

  • includes: U.S. Post Office regarding conviction of principles of Sterling Debenture Corporation

5-04: 1914: July - December

5-05: 1915: January - June

5-06: 1915: July – 1916: February

5-07: 1916: March

  • Washington Civil Service School

5-08: 1916: April – June

  • Washington Civil Service School

5-09: 1916: July - December

5-10: 1917 January – June

  • [many items severely damaged]

5-11: 1917: July – December

  • [many items damaged]

6-01: 1918

  • [Labauve took position in Panama Canal Zone. Left it in 1919.]

6-02: 1919: January - June

6-03: 1920, 1928 [1 item]

6-04: n.d.

6-05: n.d.

  • Some in very poor condition

6-06: Same: n.d.

I. Personal papers

B. T.A. Labauve

3. Financial records: ledger sheets, receipts, invoices, checks, check stubs, etc.

6-07: 1900-1904

6-08: 1905

6-09: 1906

7-01: 1907

7-02: 1908

7-03: 1909 - 1910

7-04: 1911

7-05: 1912 - 1913

7-06: 1914

7-07: 1915

7-08: 1916

7-09: 1917

7-10: 1918

7-11: 1919

7-12: 1920, 1924-1926 [tab of Mrs. Joseph Pischoff at Labauve’s store]

8-01: n.d.

8-02: n.d.

8-03: Notebooks: carbon records of freight shipments, 1908

15-01: Ledger, 1878 [severe damage]

15-02: Ledger, 1879; [Business receipts and correspondence mainly regarding setting up photographic store, 1899 pinned or stapled to ledger sheets or loose towards end.]

I. Personal papers

B. T.A. Labauve

4. Educational note books

8-04 various education notebooks: geography, music, mathematics

8-05 various education notebooks:

  • Parsing: Charenton, Parish of St. Mary, July the 15, 1894 [unbound]
  • Mathematics, n.d. [bound] [fair condition]

I. Personal papers

B. T.A. Labauve

5. Photographs

8-06: Photographs: prints of New Orleans scenes, n.d.

  • [very detailed captions on many; these many have been offered to Detroit Printing
  • Company for publication. Envelope “pck “# 1 dated 12 March 1914.]
  • Carnival [mainly Canal Street]; parks [Audubon, City]; cemeteries [Metairie, Chalmette];
  • sugar refineries [American, Adeline]; other [several photos have multiple copies]

8-07: Photographs: prints of identified places

  • Bon Ami, La.; Panama Canal Zone: Panama City, Balboa; Tennessee: Knoxville [3];
  • Maryville [1]; Great Smokey Mountains [2]; Longville, La. [2]; Weeks Island, La. [2];
  • Teche Bayou [1]; Old State Capitol [1]; El Paso, Texas [1]

8-08: Photographs: [St. Louis World’s Fair?]

8-09: Photographs: individuals

  • Many probably sent in connection with Comfort’s League of Cousins

8-10: Photographs: individuals and groups, unidentified

  • Includes several of black baseball team
  • Some of these probably sent by Comfort League Cousins

9-01: Photographs: places, unidentified

9-02: Photographs: negatives with some identification [caption or number ]

  • prints of many of these in 8-06 through 8-08

9-03: Photographs: negatives, no captions or numbers: individuals, groups, buildings, scenery,

  • New Orleans
  • prints of many of these in 8-06 through 8-08

9-04: packets of small negatives

  • groups; individuals
  • buildings; scenery
  • multiple images

9-05: Photographs: T. A. Labauve store, 1968

  • photographer: Cecil Limerick, Crowley, LA; note by Carl Froitzheim

II. Printed material

A. Newspapers

9-06: Crowley Post Herald, 1 Feb. 1969: birthday party at Heritage Manor Nursing Home with Theodore A. Labauve among honorees

15-07: New Orleans Item, 18 Oct. 1914: Sub-Division Section

9-07: newspapers: New Orleans Carnival, 1913

  • Comus Edition Carnival Bulletin, Walle & Co., Ltd., 4 Feb. 1913
  • Proteus Edition Carnival Bulletin, Walle & Co., Ltd., ?, 1913 [badly damaged]
  • Times-Democrat, 4 Feb. 1913

II. Printed material

B. Subject: includes pamphlets, articles, flyers, catalogs

1. Agriculture and Public Land

9-08: investment opportunities [livestock ranches; Florida cotton; Florida fruit and truck lands; British Guiana rubber and sisal crops]

9-09: other

  • The Cotton Seed, v. 10, # 2 (Aug., 1910; v. 10, # 5 (Nov. 1910)
  • homesteading: government documents, 1917 (3 items)
  • wind-mills: government document, 1914; advertisement brochure
  • drainage: government document, 1915
  • chickens: supplies [price list and order form, 1927]; croup remedy [advertisement]
  • honey supplier: advertisement

9-10: seed catalogs: 1899 [D Landreth & Sons]; 1911, 1917, 1920 [J. Steckler Seed Co.]

II. Printed material

B. Subject: includes pamphlets, articles, flyers, catalogs

2. books, dictionaries, encyclopedias

  • [Labauve probably sold some in store but also was agent for some publishers.]

9-11: The Century Company: publication flyers; catalogs; price lists; order forms

9-12: other publishers, A – H

9-13: other publishers, L – S, not identified

9-14: magazines, especially Pearson’s Magazine

  • includes appeal from Labauve to “cousins” for subscriptions, n.d.

10-01: Encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc.

  • The Book of Knowledge: The Children’s Encyclopedia: promotional booklet
  • The Catholic Encyclopedia: reviews; flyers; promotional booklet, 1908; order form
  • The Century Dictionary, Cyclopedia and Atlas: flyer; promotional booklet (missing covers); bookcase order form
  • Encyclopedia Britannica [11th edition]: promotional booklet (missing pages); order and subscription forms; bookcase and paper booklet
  • New International Encyclopedia: flyer; promotional booklet; comparison with Encyclopedia Britannica
  • Webster’s New International Dictionary and Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary: flyers

10-02: other

  • illustrations [taken from catalogs or books] (3 items)
  • New Orleans Public Library, Quarterly Bulletin, v. 3, # 3 (July-Sept., 1912)

II. Printed material

B. Subject: includes pamphlets, articles, flyers, catalogs

3. Business

10-03: advertising: art calendar publisher catalog, 1906

10-04: investment promotional material: Sterling Debenture Company

  • [See also: business correspondence]

10-05: investment promotional material: boat companies

10-06: investment promotional material: Commonwealth Hotel Construction Company

10-07: investment promotional material: Oxford Linen Mill

  • includes items about reorganization of mills

10-08: investment promotional material: Spar Products

10-09: investment promotional material: Telepost

10-10: investment promotional material: other [arranged alphabetically]

10-11: investment newsletters:

  • Investing for Profit, v. 12 # 1 (Jan., 1913); v. 12 # 2 (Feb., 1913)
  • Monthly Market Letter of Fred J. Mowry, May 24, 1916
  • Weekly Market Letter, Harvey A. Willis & Co., v. 16, # 18 (8 may 1916)
  • [for investment material in mining see 12-01]

10-12: equipment: catalogs; promotional materials

  • boilers; hoisting engines; sand pumps

10-13: machines: catalogs; promotional materials; instruction booklets

  • adding and listing machines; post office equipment; safes; scales; stamp mills; typewriters
  • Davis Sewing Machine: catalog; certificate for Labauve to act as agent, 25 Feb. 1909

11-01: soda fountains – American Soda Fountain Company publications

  • catalogs; flyers; brochures; advertisement copy

11-02: store supplies and merchandise: catalogs; advertisement sheets; flyers; etc.

  • The American News Company; Gessner Company (New Orleans, La.)

11-03: store supplies and merchandise: catalogs; advertisement sheets; flyers; etc.

  • candy; cigars; ink pad; joke books; lighting system; pens and pencils; etc.
  • post cards; store coupons [samples]

11-04: store supplies and merchandise: art supplies and photographs catalogs

11-05: store merchandise: fashion

11-06: store merchandise: groceries

  • Wholesalers’ catalogs; cereal company promotions; Welch & Welch, Commission
  • Merchants (Chicago, IL) Daily Trade Bulletin, 20 April 1916; handwritten note with
  • address of publisher of The Produce Reporter

II. Printed material

B. subject

4. Education

11-07: catalogs

  • Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Students’ Expenses, 1905
  • Harvard University. Official Register. Harvard College, 1905-06
  • International Correspondence School: flyers; pamphlets
  • [See also: 12-03]
  • The Phillips Exeter Academy: Views of, nd; Catalog, 1904-05

11-08: methods courses

  • Dickson Memory School: flyers, brochures
  • Pitman Shorthand System: booklet

11-09: Soulé Commercial College and Literary Institute

  • promotional material; Soulé’s Manual on Auditing, 1892; announcement for Soulé
  • College Shorthand School Fall, 1906

11-10: Washington Civil Service School

  • instruction booklets tests; Certificate of Enrollment: July, 1916
  • [See also: 11-11]

II. Printed material

B. subject

5. Government documents

11-11: U.S. Civil Service Commission

  • Applications for Examinations

11-12: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Immigration

  • “Immigration Laws – Rules of November 15, 1911,” (GPO, 1914)
  • “Treaty, Laws, and Rules Governing the Admission of Chinese,” (GPO, 1914)

11-13: Post Office Department – Postal Savings System “Information for Depositors”

II. Printed material

B. subject

6. Medicine

11-14: publications:

  • “Dr. Kilmer’s Swamp-Root Almanac,” Binghamton, NY: Dr. Kilmer & Co., 1936
  • The Hair and Scalp: Their Modern Care and Treatment. New York: The Packer
  • Manufacturing Company, 1912 32 pp., may be incomplete
  • McDermott Surgical Instrument Company, Catalog, 1906
  • Strongfort, Lionel. “Promotion and Conservation of Health, Strength & Mental Energy.”
  • Newark, NJ: Strongfort Institute, n.d. 48 pp.
  • Ulrich, Mabel S. “The Girl’s Part,” Austin, TX: Texas State Board of Health, Bureau of
  • Venereal Diseases, n.d., 13 pp.
  • Wright, Laura M. “The New Internal Bath: An Improved Method of Flushing the Colon and Administering an Anema.” Passaic, NJ: The Health-Culture Company, n.d. 59pp
  • 11-15 ephemera: flyers, articles, advertisements, brochures
  • includes humorous poem “Roy Atwell’s Lament,” no source; sent 6 March 1916

II. Printed material

B. subject

7. Mining, Oil, etc.

12-01: investment opportunity materials [many promoted by H. L. Barber & Co., Chicago, IL]

  • Arkansas Diamond Company. Diamonds in Arkansas. Little Rock, 1908 38 pp.
  • Boulder Tungsten Production Company: report, 1914; flyer
  • Consolidated Midway Chief Oil Company (California): promotional materials
  • See also: Maps, Map Case 48-02
  • Goldfield Brokerage Company: Weekly Market Letter, 17 Jan. 1908, n.d. [2 items]
  • Lone Star and Crescent Oil Company (New Orleans, La.): prospectus
  • Mackey Gold Mining and Milling Company (Denver, CO): brochure
  • Minor Heir Producing Company [lead and zinc] (Webb City, MO]: promotional material, 1911

12-02: periodicals

  • Mine and Quarry: v. 5, # 2 (Oct., 1910); v. 6, # 1 (Aug., 1911): v/ 7, # 1 (Oct., 1912); v. 7, # 2 (Jan., 1913); v. 8, # 1 (Jan., 1914); v. 8, # 2 (April, 1914)
  • articles or news reports on diamond mines in Arkansas and South Africa from The Engineering and Mining Journal: 25 Dec. 1908 – 26 Feb. 1910 [6 items]

12-03: International Correspondence Schools. Catalog for Mining and Metallurgy courses.

  • Scranton, PA, n.d.

12-04: other

  • The Risdon Iron Works (San Francisco, CA) catalog for Gold Dredging Machinery, 1908
  • Fairbanks, Morse & Co., Modern Stamp Milling, booklet no. 123 [1907]
  • flyer for book The Mine Examiner and Prospector’s Companion

II. Printed material

B. Subject

8. Photography and film

12-05: catalogs: G. Cramer, Dry Plate Works (St. Louis, MO), n.d. 32 pp.; Edison Projecting

  • Kinetoscopes (Orange, NJ), n.d.; W. B. Green Photographic Supply Co. (New Orleans), 1899

12-06: Kodak materials: cameras and supplies catalog, 1912; instructions for: developing film, photography by flashlight; advertising slogan photographs and slogans campaign, 1915; The Velox Book, n.d.

12-07: periodicals: The Photo-Miniature: v. 1, # 4 (July, 1899); v. 15, # 179 (Feb., 1920)

  • The Amateur Photographer’s Weekly, v. 6, # 136 (12 Feb. 1915)

12-08: other

  • publications: Carlton, W. F. The Amateur Photographer… Rochester, NY, 1899 64 pp.
  • Giles, Alvin B. Commercial Application of Motion Photography.
  • Chicago, IL: Advance Motion Picture Company, 1913 14 pp.
  • promotional materials: Anso Company; Ritter’s Art Studio; Sprague-Hathaway Co.
  • handwritten note with technical comments about unidentified photographs

II. Printed material

B. Subject

9. Travel and other places

12-09: Alaska: “Report of the Governor of the District of Alaska to the Secretary of the Interior,” Washington, D. C.: GPO, 1908; cover of booklet The Klondike and Alaska

  • See also: maps: Map Case 48-02

12-10: California: brochures and pamphlets about: Coronado Tent City; Los Angeles; Orange County; Riverside County; Sonoma County

  • several of these probably sent to Labauve by a “cousin”

12-11: Colorado: view books

  • Colorado Springs & Cripple Creek District Railway Company, “The World’s Grandest One Day Trip,” [1907]; Florence & Cripple Creek Railroad, “Thru the Canyon of Phantoms,” n.d.;
  • Crest and Chasm of the Continent. Denver: The Williamson-Haffner Engraving Company, 1905
  • See also: maps: Map Case 48-02

12-12: cruise: Cunard White Star. “Franconia World Cruise, 1939” promotional book

12-13: Expositions

  • Alaska-Yukon Exposition, Seattle, 1909: map and guide to grounds; C. G. Conn Co.’s Truth, Exposition Edition, 4 pp.
  • Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, 1915: “Opening Day Views,”
  • “Hotel Guide,” Programme of Illumination Effects,” Argentine International Trade (1914)

13-01: Foreign

  • Australia: Commonwealth of Australia. Victoria for the Settler, 1 July 1912; “Victoria – The Garden State of Australia,” n.d.; Mead, Elwood. “State Aid to Land Settlement,” 9 April 1914
  • Canada: Canada Minister of the Interior. Canada West (1915); “Opportunities in British Columbia,” 1915
  • Columbus Travel Society: account of trip to Italy, 1910; “Europe in 1911,” post card

13-02: railroads, steamship lines: schedules; time tables, rate schedules

  • Canadian Pacific – Western Lines, 14 Sept. 1909
  • Franklin & Abbeville Railway Company, Traffic Department: Classes and Commodities, 15 May 1910; 29 March 1911
  • New Orleans – Colorado [Texas & Pacific; Santa Fe]: brochure with schedule
  • Northern Pacific – Yellowstone Park Line, 25 Aug. 1909
  • Queen and Crescent Route, July, 1909
  • Southern Pacific – Atlantic Steamship Lines, 1915
  • Southern Pacific –Sunset Central Lines (map); Louisiana and Texas schedule, n.d.

13-03: Washington (State)

  • promotional book on Shohomish County, n.d. missing some pages
  • The Westerner (May, 1910)

II. Printed material

B. Subject

10. Other

13-04: Insurance

  • The International Liberty Union of the World: promotional material [maybe sent by “cousin”]
  • The Protective Holding Corporation: investment promotional material
  • Woodmen of the World: District Manager business card

13-05: Labor

  • American Federation of Labor. “National Association of Manufacturers Exposed,” (1913) 32 pp.; business card P. D. Drain, Evansville, IN; AF of L organizer

13-06: Lafayette, LA Real Estate

  • available houses offered by Mike Donlan, [1931], n.d. [3 lists]

13-07: Language

  • Greek: alphabet and words written on cover of writing paper tablet
  • Italian: prayer card; advertisements; pages removed from publications (7 items)

13-08: Literature: Church, J. W. “Deep in the Piny Woods,” Times-Democrat, 23 June 1912: 10

13-09: Miscellaneous/Personal

  • The Calendar of Golden Thoughts, 1914 [given to Labauve by “Cousin” H.R.] missing back cover
  • Comfort’s League of Cousins: enrollment certificate for Labauve, n.d.
  • First National Bank, Franklin LA, blank promissory notes
  • Morgan, J. P.: clipping about assets in estate [Times-Democrat], 1 April n.y.
  • Panama Railroad Commission Coupon Book
  • Post cards [some sent by “Cousins”]
  • Psychoscope

13-10: Religion

  • Booklets (Mormonism); prayer cards (Catholic); short articles

13-11: Science: “Electricity, Galvanism, and Magnetism,” article removed from unknown publication: 531-550

13-12: South

  • pages from pictorial unidentified publication about Civil War: includes article about Matthew Brady and a number of his photographs
  • Merry, J. F. “The Awakened South,” LSU University Bulletin, v. 23, n.s., # 3 (March, 1911)

II Printed Material

C. Magazine issues

13-13: C

  • The Centurion: Oct., 1915; Dec., 1915
  • The Commonwealth Idea: Jan., 1917

15-06: Collier’s: 7 May 1904 (poor condition); Nov., 1904; Dec., 1904 (poor condition)

13-14: The Editor: v. 37, # 2 (15 Jan., 1913); v. 37, # 4 (15 Feb., 1913); v. 37, # 6 (15 March 1913); v. 37, # 7 (10 April 1913); v. 37, # 11 (25 June 1913); v. 38, # 1 (25 July 1913)

13-15: Pearson’s Magazine, v. 12 (?), # 5 (Nov., 1912)

II. Printed Material

D. Maps

Map Case 48-02:

Alaska: USGS. Map of Alaska, 1909 30” x 20”

California: Map of the California Oil Fields Showing Properties of the Consolidated Midway-Chief Oil Company. Revised and Platted by Jas. G. Fowler, Sept. 1911 18” x 16”

Colorado: Rand, McNally & Co. Pocket Map of Colorado. Chicago, IL, 1906 28” x 21”

World: Rand, McNally & Co. Reference Map of the World on Mercator’s Projection. Chicago, 1905

III. Miscellaneous

13-16: drawing and measurements for improvement in store, n.d.

  • Drawn on grocery sack; additional sheets

Map Case 48-02: plan of Ashton store drawn on back of Ferry’s Choice Seeds poster, n.d.

IV. Alice Labauve Financial records – store and personal

  • T. A. Labauve, accountant

14-01: 1955 restricted: ss #

  • Sales tax returns; cash sales; profit and loss statement; inventory; interest payments; tax forms

14-02: 1956 restricted: ss #

14-03: 1957 restricted: ss #

14-04: 1958 restricted: ss #

  • some correspondence re: social security

14-05: 1959 restricted: ss #

14-06: 1960 restricted: ss #

14-07: 1961 restricted: ss #

14-08: 1962 restricted: ss # [no longer store owner]

14-09: n.d.; multi year

OVERSIZE

Box 15:

15-01: Financial Records: ledger, 1878-1894

15-02: Same: 1878; business correspondence and records in back, 1899

15-03: Soulé Commercial College exercise book: Auditing, 3 February 1903

15-04: Soulé Commercial College cash book, 1903

15-05: Soulé Commercial College ledger, 1903

15-06: Publications: Collier’s: 7 May 1904; 12 Nov. 1904; 17 Dec. 1904

15-07: Publications: New Orleans Item, 18 Oct. 1914: Sub-Division Section

Books transferred to Rare Book Collection

Bjőrkman, Frances Maude. Woman Suffrage – History, Arguments, and Results. New York: National American Woman Suffrage Association, 1913

Le Chemin de la Croix… Paris: Thiériot, Libraire-Éditeur, 1842

Cornell’s Primary Geography no title page 94 pp. [incomplete]

Fish, Daniel W. Robinson’s Progressive Practical Arithmetic. New York: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co., 1877

Froehlich, Hugo B. and Bonnie E. Snow. Text Books of Art Education: Book 6 and Book 7. New York: Prang Educational Company, 1905

Long, C. C. Language Exercises for Primary Schools. New York: American Book Company, 1882

Transferred to Louisiana Room:

Dodson, W. R. “Rotation Experiments with Cotton, Corn, Cow Peas and Oats.” Louisiana Bulletin No. 111 (Sept., 1908)

“Planting and Cultivating Corn.” Baton Rouge: Press Bulletin of the Experiment Stations, LSU, 1913

Dalrymple, W. H. “Stock Feeding,” Louisiana Bulletin No. 148 (May, 1914)

Dalrymple, W. H. “Breeds of Hogs,” and Dodson, W. R. “The Best Crops to Grow for Hogs,” LSU Agriculture Extension Division, Circular No. 3 (June, 1915)

Snowden, Mason. “Oats, A Louisiana Crop.” LSU Agricultural Extension Division Circular No. 6 (Oct., 1915)

Edgerton, C. W. and J. B. Garrett. “Citrus Canker,” LSU Agricultural Extension Division, Circular No. 15 (May, 1916)

The Picayune’s Map of New Orleans, 1909. Alfred F. Théard, Del.; T. Fitzwilliam & Co., Ltd., Lithographers 28” x 22”

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Hunt, Caroline L. and Hannah L. Wessling. “Bread and Bread Making in the Home,” USDA Farmers’ Bulletin 807 (April, 1917)