Earl K. Long Library
Size: 11 linear feet
Inclusive dates: 1956-1972
Summary: The Orleans Gallery
was founded in 1956 by a small group of
Source: Gift, 1974 and 1998
Access: No restrictions
rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library,
Gallery Collection, Earl K. Long Library,
Series I. Account Books
Account Ledger (miscellaneous daily disbursements and receipts)
46-1 January 1958 - January 1962
Accounts Receivable (sales; unbound, arranged by account number)
46-2 [n.d.], January 1963 - April 1970
Series II. Associate Artists
Artists (biographical sketches, resumés, advanced press releases, clippings,
announcements, correspondence, inventories, sales information). These artists enjoyed the same privileges and
responsibilities as exhibiting artists but were associated with the Gallery
only for a limited period, e.g., students, temporary residents of
46-3 Fisher, James. See also Exhibiting Artists. Fisher . . . (46-21)
Schneider, David. See also Exhibiting Artists. Schneider . . . (46-22)
Series III. Bank Records
Bank Loan Contracts
46-4 May 1970; January, March, May, November 1971
Orleans Gallery Account
Checkbooks (11 bound volumes with stubs and miscellaneous attachments)
46-5 April 1956 - May 1962, February - August 1965
46-6 April 1956 - May 1957
Statements and Cancelled Checks (with deposit slips, debit slips, credit advice and related miscellany)
46-11 Resolutions (authorizing officers to deposit and/or sign checks)
1959-1961, 1966, 1967, 1971
Robert H. Helmer Account.
Cancelled Checks (with miscellaneous attachments)
46-12 March, April 1956
Series IV. By-Laws
Includes amendments, diagram of the organization of the Gallery
46-13 [n.d.], June 1960, May, September 1964
Series V. Clippings
also Associate Artists . . . (46-3); Correspondence . . .
1959, 1961 -1963, 1965 (46-17); Gallery Events . . . (46-25 - 46-30);
Exhibiting Artists . . . (46-19 - 46-23);
46-15 [n.d.], April 1956 - April 1961 (scrapbook)
46-16 [n.d.], April 1956 - March 1971
Series VI. Contracts
Unexecuted, between exhibiting artists and the Gallery; includes information sheet on artist's privileges and responsibilities.
46-14 September 1959, June 1965.
Series VII. Correspondence
Incoming / outgoing, including internal memoranda; arranged chronologically; attachments include clippings, invitations, announcements, brochures, catalogs, advance press releases, newsletters, applications, photographs, personal resumés, invoices, receipts.
See also Associate Artists . . . (46-3); Bank Records, Orleans Gallery Account, Statements . . . 1958 (46-7); Exhibiting Artists . . . (46-19 - 46-23); Gallery Events . . . (46-25 - 46-30); Gallery School . . . (46-32); Insurance Records . . . (46-33); Leases . . . (46-34); Lykes Brothers . . . (46-35); Mailing Lists (46-39); Membership (46-41); Publicity (46-54); Shipping Orders . . . (46-64); Tax Records (46-65 - 46-67).
/ uncertain date];
46-18 Directors of the Gallery (an outline of the responsibilities of executive and sales directors). See also Bylaws . . . (46-13).
Exhibiting Artists (biographical sketches, resumés, advance press releases, photographs, slides, clippings, brochures, announcements, correspondence, inventories, sales information, shipping orders). These artists were permanent member artists of the Gallery.
For privileges and responsibilities see Contracts . . . (46-14).
46-19 General File (miscellany including biographical material and information on group shows).
Cundin, José Maria.
46-21 Emery, Lin.
Evangelista, Claire. See also Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Evangelista . . . (46-26).
Fisher, James. See also Associate Artists, Fisher . . . (46-3).
Gergo, Gabor. See also Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Gergo . . . (46-26).
Gussow, Sue Ferguson.
46-22 Hastings, Jack Byron.
Kelley, James Michael.
Schneider, David. See also Associate Artists, Schneider . . . (46-3).
46-23 Shaw, Kendall.
Steg, James L.
Wohl, Mildred. See also Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Group . . . (46-26).
See also Clippings . . . (46-15 - 46-16); Correspondence . . . (46-17); Photographs . . . (46-53).
Statements and Reports, 1957 - 1965, 1968 - 1970. See also
Gallery Events. See also Schedules . . . (46-63).
Educational Programs and Lectures (arranged chronologically; announcements, invitations, correspondence, clippings).
Fine Arts Film Series. November , April 1969.
and Reception for the National Council of Jewish Women; Panel of Artists: “Is
Modern Art Obsolete?”
School Tour (including a film of the tour).
Seminar, Mr. Peter Hammond: “The Avant-Garde of the 9th and 10th Century.” May 17, .
Rev. V. Ambrose McInnes: “History of French Architecture.”
Guest Shows (biographical sketches, resumés, advance press releases, photographs, clippings, brochures, correspondence, inventories, sales information).
Helene. May 19 -
Sr. Mary. May 22 -
Beauboeuf, Jan. [n.d.] See also Gallery Events, Group . . . (46-26).
Ronald. March 15 -
Bradford, Tom. [n.d.] See also Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Group . . . (46-26).
Bruce. March 19 -
Broussard, Janice. See Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Beauboeuf . . . (46-26), Group . . . (46-26).
Bush, Delan. [n.d.]
Calandria, Juan José. See Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Gergo . . . (46-26).
Xavier de. March 27 -
Edson, Gary. [n.d.]
Whitney. September 15 -
Flettrich, Leonard. See Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Evangelista . . . (46-26).
George. September 30 -
Foster, Maelee Thomson. May 14 - 27, . See also Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Group . . . (46-26).
Greene, Merle. May 17 - ?, 1968.
Group Show (Beauboeuf, Broussard, Bradford, Foster, Kelley, Kuypers, LaBorde, Phillips, Voichysonk, Wohl), September 10 -?, 1972. See also Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Beauboeuf . . . (46-26), Bradford . . . (46-26), Foster . . . (46-26), Kelley . . . (46-26), LaBorde . . . (46-26); Exhibiting Artists, Wohl . . . (46-23).
Kelley, James Michael. See Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Boling . . . (46-26), Group . . . (46-26); also Exhibiting Artists, Kelley . . . (46-22).
LaBorde, James. [n.d.] See also Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Group . . . (46-26).
Marcus, Marcia. [n.d.]
Emily. June 24 -
Miller, Brenda Lee. See Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Hasselle . . . (46-26).
Miscenich, Eugene. June 29 - July 18, .
Ruth Gonzales. October 12 -
Newcomb Graduate Students (Benson; Guy; Gergo, Gabor; Hatcher, Keith; Martin, Alex; Stayton, Janet; Suomalainen, Thomas; Thompson, Barbara.) Nay 7 - 17, 1963. See also Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Gergo . . . (46-26).
Pilié, Michael. [n.d.]
Platou, J. See Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Gergo . . . (46-26).
Poimboeyf, Jesse. See Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Bush . . . (46-26).
Allan. April 26 -
Rowan, George. [n.d.]
Scott, John T. See Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Bartholomew . . . (46-26).
Shipman, Barbara. See Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Carney . . . (46-26).
Sims, Mary. See Gallery Events, Guest Shows, Ford . . . (46-26).
Jane. September 27 -
Show (Paintings by students from
James. May 31 -
Williams, Hugh O. [n.d.], September 1968.
Young, Tom. [n.d.]
46-27 Local Exhibitions outside the Gallery (arranged chronologically).
Charles Hotel. September 24 -
Bank of Commerce.
Spring Fiesta Association. April 1962, April 1963.
Association of Mental Health, Roosevelt Hotel.
46-28 Special Exhibitions (arranged chronologically).
American Institute of Decorators.
American Institute of Architects.
Christmas Graphic Art Exhibitions. December 1959, 1961, 1966.
of Six Contemporary Japanese Artists.
Southeastern Museum Directors Association, “Then and Now Exhibition.” October 30 -
Mr. Isamu Noguchi.
Mr. Larry Rivers.
of Ten Contemporary Artists of
Works from the Permanent Collection of
Ceramics, Posters, Graphics. July 24 -
Preview of Auction Art.
American Association of Museum Directors.
Traveling Exhibitions (arranged chronologically). See also Receipt Books (46-56).
State Capitol Galleries,
the 44th International House Trade
on the Tchefuncte,
Southeastern Traveling Show (Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, S.C.; George Thomas Hunter Gallery, Chattanooga, Tenn.; Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, Inc., Savannah, Ga.; Pensacola Art Center, Pensacola, Fla.; Loch Haven Art Center, Orlando, Fla.; Panama City Art Association, Panama City, Fla.), December 1964 - June 1965.
46-31 Gallery History (background material, statement of purpose and methods, plans, organization and support, membership privileges). See also Bylaws . . . (46-13).
46-32 Gallery School (advance press releases, spot announcements, photographs, clippings, notes and correspondence, reports, schedules, enrollment lists, bank and financial statements), ca, 1961 - 1967. See also Minutes, 1962 -1966 (46-48); Newsletters . . . (46-51).
46-33 Insurance Records (arranged chronologically; correspondence, statements, credit memoranda, policies, endorsements, and related papers), [n.d.], May 1957 -November 1971.
Invoices / Statements (issued to Orleans Gallery).
/ uncertain date;
See also Correspondence . . . 1967, 1970 (46-17); Petty Cash . . . (46-52); Shipping Orders . . . (46-64).
46-35 Lykes Brothers Steamship Company Commissions (for S.S. Joseph Lykes and S.S. James Lykes; memoranda, correspondence, clippings, receipts, and related miscellany), 1959.
46-40 Addressograph Plate Cards (arranged alphabetically by member's name).
46-38 File (local mailing list arranged alphabetically by member's name).
46-39 Miscellany (notes, memoranda, names and addresses).
46-41 Applications (completed forms and related correspondence arranged alphabetically by member's name).
46-42 Board (lists of officers and members), [n.d.], 1959 - 1963, 1965 - 1968. See also Gallery History . . . (46-31); Membership (46-46); Minutes (46-48).
46-43 Committees (lists of chairmen and members; included are committee reports for [n.d.], 1959, 1964, 1966), 1959 - 1967. See also Membership (46-46); Minutes (46-48).
46-44 Files (with information on the payment of dues; arranged alphabetically by member's name), 1957 - 1971.
46-45 Miscellany (membership cards, receipts for dues and donations), [n.d.], 1965, 1967, 1972.
46-46 Record Book (one bd. book; lists of board members officers, committee chairmen and members, exhibiting artists, general membership with information on the payment of dues), [n.d.], 1957 - 1961.
46-47 Rosters (general membership with information on the payment of dues), [n.d.], 1957 - 1965.
46-48 Board Meetings, [n.d.] / uncertain date; September 1959, October 1960, March 1962 - June 1970.
46-49 Exhibiting Artists' Meetings, [n.d.] / uncertain date; January 1960 - October 1968.
46-50 Miscellany (AFA membership card, AFA publications, two copies of The Art Gallery, notes, jottings, permits, brochures, price lists, resumés), [n.d.], 1956 - 1962, 1964 - 1966, 1968, 1971.
46-51 Newsletters (containing information on Gallery activities), [n.d.] / uncertain date; 1957 - 1958, 1961 - 1968, .
46-52 Petty Cash (invoices, miscellaneous jottings and notes, receipts), [n.d.], February 1961 - November 1967.
(prints and negatives, primarily of the Gallery and exhibiting artists'
work). See also Correspondence
. . . 1965 (46-17); Exhibiting Artists . . . (46-20 -
46-23); Gallery Events (46-26, 46-28 - 46-30);
46-54 Miscellany (two copies of Activities Bulletin, one copy of New Orleans Calendar, four copies of New Orleans Blue Book, one copy of Spring Fiesta Guide Book, one copy of Louisiana: This Month with related correspondence), [n.d.], January 1964 - May 1964, March 1966.
46-55 Public Relations Proposal for Orleans Gallery (Prepared by Peter A. Mayer Advertising), [n.d.]
46-56 Four books (including loose receipts; for paintings deposited or removed from the Gallery; includes information on loans and traveling exhibitions), January 1959 - April 1961, September 1964 - April 1966.
46-57 Money Receipts (one bd. vol. with stubs; exhibiting artists' assessments and dues, Gallery commissions, sales deposits, donations, miscellaneous), February 1956 - October 1957.
Sales Receipts (issued by the Gallery; 46 books).
1956 - December 1956,
See also Associate Artists . . .; (46-3); Exhibiting Artists . . . (46-20 - 46-23); Gallery Events . . . (46-26, 46-29 - 46-30).
46-63 Schedules, Calendars, and Programs (of Gallery events), February 1957 - June 1962, August 1965 - June 1968. See also Newsletters . . . (46-51).
46-64 Shipping Orders and Bills of Lading (with related correspondence), January, October 1958, March 1963 - January 1971. See also Exhibiting Artists . . . (46-20 - 46-23); Gallery Events . . . (46-28 - 46-30).
Miscellany (receipts and notices), 1971, 1972.
Occupational Licenses and Applications, 1956 - 1958, 1960 - 1964, 1966.
Gallery Records, [n.d.] / uncertain date; March 1959 - November 1972.
Registration Certificates, 1956, 1959.
Returns (with related correspondence and attachments), [n.d.], April 1957 - November 1972.
Ad-Valorem Tax Report (with related correspondence), 1962.
Occupational Licenses and Applications, 1956 - 1961, 1963, 1964, 1971.
Personal Property Tax (assessments, notices, bills, related correspondence), 1960 - 1962, 1964, 1965.
Registration Certificate, 1956.
Returns (with related correspondence and attachments), [n.d.] / uncertain date; April 1957 - November 1972.
also Tax Records, City of
Employee's Withholding Exemption Certificates and Statements (L-2 forms with related correspondence), [n.d.], 1961-1966.
Employer's Quarterly Returns and Annual Reconciliations, [n.d.], 1961 - 1966.
See also Tax Records, Federal Government, Employer's Quarterly Returns . . . (46-67).
46-67 Federal Government.
Correspondence (pertaining to tax exemption), February 1960 - December 1964.
Employee's Withholding Tax Statements (W-2 forms), 1959 - 1961, 1963 - 1966.
Employer's Quarterly Returns, Reports, and Annual Reconciliations (with related miscellany), [n.d. / uncertain date]; 1959 - 1966.
Income Tax Returns (with attachments and related correspondence), 1957 - 1963, 1966, 1967.
Cundin, José Maria
Gussow, Sue Ferguson
Hastings, Jack Byron
Kelley, James Michael
Orleans Gallery (
Steg, James L