Ben C. Toledano COLLECTIONS

 

 

(Mss 36, 63, 70, 75, 100)

 

 

Inventory

 

 

Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

 

November 1977

 

 

Contents

 

Summary

 

Container List

 

Index Terms

 

Procedures for Requesting Special Collections Materials

 

 

 

Summary

 

 

Size:                         

 

Geographic

locations:                

 

Inclusive dates:     

 

Summary:                A collector’s miscellany, mainly of literary related material.

 

Source:                     Gifts, May 1973, October 1975, May 1976, October 1976, November 1977

 

Copyright:                Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.

 

Citation:                    Ben C. Toledano Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans

 

 

 

Container List

 

 

36-1                36:  Unpublished typescript by George Henry Tinker, “The Best Man on the Bayou.  A Romance of the Rice Fields of Southwest Louisiana,” n.d. (1

 

                        63:  Miscellany of correspondence, lecture programs, notes, etc. probable compiled by Mrs. Nell Henson, New Orleans book reviewer and wife of Dr. C. C. Henson, prominent local educator.  Included in the correspondence are letters from Dorothy Dix and Harnett T. Kane.

 

63-1                Clippings, n.d., 1940 - August 30, 1962.

 

                        Correspondence

 

63-2                            n.d., January 3, 1922 - November 18, 1943.

 

63-3                            September 25, 1945 - November 17, 1949.

 

63-4                            April 19, 1951 - March 24, 1963.

 

63-5                Lecture programs and announcements (Lyceum Association of New Orleans; Lyceum - Tulane Association).  February 3, 1916 - November 10, 1961.

 

63-6                Miscellany.

                        70:  Material related to the Southern College of Music, which was first located at 1405 St. Mary Street and later at 1461 - 1465 Magazine Street, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Established in 1895, the school functioned until the middle 1930s.

 

70-2                Miscellany (clippings, correspondence, invitations, pamphlets, postcards), ca. 1900 - 1929.  40 items

 

70-1                Photographs (prints; interior and exterior of 1461 - 1465 Magazine Street; faculty and students; Mardi Gras scenes), ca. 1920.  5 items

 

70-3                Programs (annual Pupils recital), 1896 - 1902, 1904, 1906, 1907, 1910 - 1929.  99 items

 

                        75:  Group of business records (daybooks and Journals) apparently from one source, probably the firm of “H. H. Gogreve, dry goods, etc.  Canal avenue [now Carrollton Avenue]” listed in Cohen’s New Orleans Directory...for 1854...New Orleans, 1854.  Accounts appear to be mainly for residents of Carrollton, Louisiana, and include entries for the New Orleans and Carrollton Railroad, the Town of Carrollton, and the Carrollton Fire Company No. 1.  Merchandise sold includes items of food, clothing, lumber, and hardware.  9 bound volumes.

 

                        Daybooks

 

75-5                            October 19, 1850 - April 10, 1851

 

75-6                            April 9 - December 18, 1851

 

75-1                            March 27, 1853 - July 26, 1854

 

75-2                            August 1, 1854 - June 30, 1855

 

75-3                            March 22 - December 12, 1859

 

75-4                            December 13, 1859 - February 19, 1861

 

                        Journals

 

75-9                            1845 - 1855

 

75-8                            1848 - 1851

 

75-7                            1855 - 1859

 

100-1              100:  Photomontage (15½” +/- x 27½” +/- enclosed in 2¾” wood frame with glass cover) with one hundred oval portrait photographs and title “New Orleans Lawyers./-1010.-.”  1 item.  [Note:  item on display in Room 410.]

 

 

 

Index Terms

 

 

Book collectors—United States

H. Gogreve Dry Goods

Henson, Nell

Lyceum Association of New Orleans

Southern College of Music

Tinker, George Henry

Toledano, Ben C.