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  • DILLARD UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
    Will W. Alexander Library, Dillard University,
    2601 Gentilly Blvd.
    New Orleans, LA 70122
    Phone: (504) 816-4256
    Fax: (504) 816-4787
    9:00-4:00 M-F (appointment recommended)
    The Archives & Special Collections, which is focused primarily on southern African American history and culture, is comprised of records and material from New Orleans University, Straight College and Dillard University, a United Methodist Church Collection, a rare book collection covering architecture, African American literature and Southern history and Matthew Henson artifacts.
     
  • JAZZ & HERITAGE FOUNDATION ARCHIVE
    1205 No. Rampart St,
    New Orleans LA 70116;
    Phone: 504-522-4786
    Documentation on the foundation's programs and enterprises including the Jazz & Heritage Festival, Congo Square Lecture Series, Heritage School of Music and WWOZ radio station.
     
  • JEAN LAFITTE NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK AND PRESERVE
    419 Decatur St.,
    New Orleans LA 70130-1035,
    Phone: 504-589-3882 x 114
    Fax: 504-589-3851
    by appointment
    Chalmette National Cemetery records, archeological research and documentation, historical studies, cultural diversity studies of the lower Mississippi delta, natural history studies of the park's land holdings.
     
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
    433 Bolivar St,
    New Orleans LA 70112
    Phone: 504-568-6105
    by appointment
    Institutional records and faculty personal papers.
     
  • TOURO INFIRMARY ARCHIVES
    Location: Gumbel Bldg., Chestnut corner Aline St.
    Mailing address: 1401 Foucher St., New Orleans LA 70115
    Phone: 504-897-8090,
    Fax: 504-897-8322
    Archivist's e-mail: kahnc@touro.com, Catherine C. Kahn, Archivist;
    9-4 Tu-Thur.
    Founded by Judah Touro in 1852, Touro Infirmary is New Orleans' oldest private hospital. Its collection (1852 to present) includes the hospital's historical records, annual reports, minute books, 19th-century admission records and photographs. Artifacts include early medical instruments and nursing uniforms.
     
  • LOYOLA UNIVERSITY, SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AND ARCHIVES
    University Library
    6363 St. Charles Ave,
    New Orleans LA 70118
    Phone: 504-865-3186
    Fax: 504-865-3347
    Archivist e-mail: acarpntr@beta.loyno.edu; Art Carpenter, Archivist;
    8:30-4:45 M-F.
    Documents the university, New Orleans Province of the Society of Jesus, social justice, and environmental activism.

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