MARTA B. LAMAR COLLECTION

 

 

(Mss 62)

 

 

Inventory

 

 

Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

 

May 2006

 

 

Contents

 

 

Summary

 

Container List

 

Index Terms

 

Procedures for Requesting Special Collections Materials

 

 

 

Summary

 

 

Size:                          6 linear feet

 

Geographic

locations:                 New Orleans, Louisiana

 

Inclusive dates:      1951-1974

 

Bulk dates:              1966-1974

 

Summary:                Papers accumulated by Mrs. Lamar, a New Orleans preservationist; primarily concerned with the proposed Uptown Mississippi River Bridge but including material on other controversies.  Includes correspondence, clippings, scrapbooks, publications, maps, petitions, studies, and miscellanea.

 

Related

collections:              Marta B. Lamar Collection, Addendum 1 (Mss 69); Marta B. Lamar Collection, Addendum 2 (Mss 76); Marta B. Lamar Collection, Addendum 3 (Mss 77); Mark P. Lowrey Collection (Mss 47); Suzanne L. Ormond Collection (Mss 59); Vieux Carre Property Owners, Residents & Associates Collection (Mss 247)

 

Source:                     Gift, October 1975

 

Access:                     No restrictions

 

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

 

Citation:                    Marta B. Lamar Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans

 

 

 

Container List

 

 

62-11        Cartoon:  "Spinning Wheel of Fortune" by Eldon Pletcher (Times-Picayune, August 27, 1974).  Framed original pen and ink drawing with presentation inscription from Pletcher to Mrs. LaMarch

 

62-14        Clippings (loose) n.d.;  May 15, 1968 - June 1972. See also Scrapbooks... (62-15 - 62-28).

 

62-4          Correspondence (incoming/outgoing), n.d./uncertain date;  May 23, 1962, January 4, 1967 - December 20, 1972.  See also Miscellany... (62-1 - 62-3), and Scrapbooks... (62-15 - 62-28).

 

                  Maps (some with annotations)

 

62-29        New Orleans and contiguous areas. n.p., n.d. (3 items).

 

62-31        New Orleans City Planning Commission.  Official Zoning Maps [New Orleans], 1970.  (13 items).

 

62-30        New Orleans City Planning Commission and the Department of Streets.  Base Map for the Study of the Feasibility of the Riverfront Expressway Extensions Upstream [New Orleans], 1967.

 

62-13        Pencil tracing with notation "From book/Uptown Bridge Feasbity (sic) Interim Report/Sverdrup & Parcel Assoc..."

 

62-32        United States Department of Interior.  Geological Survey.  Chalmette, La. (1967); New Orleans East, La. (1966); New Orleans West, La. (1965); Luling, La. (1951).  Four maps joined together with tape in consecutive order of Chalmette, New Orleans East, New Orleans West, and Luling, Louisiana.

 

                  See also Scrapbooks... (62-15 - 62-28).

 

62-12        Memorabilia ("Rabble Rouser" lapel buttons).

 

                  Miscellany (transcripts of New Orleans City Council hearings and resolutions; unpublished studies and reports on transportation and bridge sites; reports, statements, press releases and memoranda by individuals, citizen commit­tees, governmental and private organizations;  transcripts of planning work­shops; minutes of citizen meetings; political campaign literature; broadsides; including a few pieces of attached correspondence).

 

62-1                      n.d./uncertain date; April 1966, December 29, 1966 - May 5, 1970.

 

62-2                      May 8, 1970 - October 20, 1971.

 

62-3                      December 1971 - September 1974.

 

See also Scrapbooks... (62-15 - 62-28).

 

                  Petitions (concerned with zoning and bridge location; originals and photocopies).

 

62-5                      ca. January - April 1967.

 

62-6                      ca. May 1967.

 

62-7                      ca. September 1967.

 

62-33        Posters (photocopied enlargements of Times-Picayune classified advertisement of July 2, 1967).

 

                  Publications (some with marginalia and inclusions).

 

62-8                Action.  Official publication of the Young Men's Business Club of Greater New Orleans.  vol. 49, no. 3 (January 20, 1970).

 

62-8                Bureau of Governmental Research, New Orleans.  Environmental Survey, Technical Report.  Vieux Carre Historic District Demonstration Study.  New Orleans, 1968.

 

62-8                Bureau of Governmental Research, New Orleans.  An Evaluation of the Effects of the Proposed Riverfront Expressway on the Vieux Carre, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Vieux Carre Historic District Demonstration Study.  New Orleans, 1968.

 

62-8                Bureau of Governmental Research, New Orleans.  Plan and Program for the Preservation of the Vieux Carre.  Vieux Carre Historic District Demonstration Study.  New Orleans, 1968.

 

62-8                Bureau of Governmental Research, New Orleans.  Technical Report on the Effects of the Proposed Riverfront Expressway on the Vieux Carre, New Orleans, Louisiana.  Vieux Carre Historic District Demonstration Study.  New Orleans, 1968.

 

62-8                Bureau of Governmental Research, New Orleans.  The Vieux Carre, New Orleans, Its Plan, Its Growth, Its Architecture [by Samuel Wilson, Jr.  Vieux Carre Historic District Demonstration Study.  New Orleans, 1968.

 

62-8                Caplinger (Charles) and Associates, Inc.  Visual Environmental Design Study for the City of New Orleans.  New Orleans, 1972.

 

62-8                Citizens Housing Council of the Greater New Orleans Area.  The Proposed Community Improvement Plan for the Lower Ninth Ward...  New Orleans, La. [1969].

 

62-8                The Concrete Opposition.  Publication of the Highway Action Coalition (March 1972).

 

62-8                [Curtis and Davis].  New Orleans Housing and Neighborhood Preservation Study, Additional Neighborhood Analysis to the Neighborhood Analysis.  [New Orleans], 1974.

 

62-8                Curtis and Davis.  New Orleans Housing and Neighborhood Preservation Study, Neighborhood Analysis.  [New Orleans], 1974.

 

62-9                Curtis and Davis.  New Orleans Housing and Neighborhoods Preservation Study, Exploratory Statement.  [New Orleans], 1973.

 

62-9                Curtis and Davis.  New Orleans Housing and Neighborhood Preservation Study, Summary.  New Orleans, 1974.

 

62-9                Curtis and Davis.  New Orleans Metropolitan Transportation Program, Monthly Report.  September 14, 1973.

 

62-9                “Environmental Perspectives.”  Management Newsletter Insert.  December 1971.

 

62-9                The Freeway and Baton Rouge.  A study by the Fifth Year Design Students of Landscape Architecture, Louisiana State University [Baton Rouge, 1971].

 

62-9                Impact of the Proposed Southwest Expressway of Jamaica Plain [Massachusetts].  Prepared by working group from Jamaica Plain Community Council, Jamaica Plain Area Planning Action Council, Community Leadership Center, Mendell Neighborhood Association, Brookside Neighborhood Association, Brookside Neighborhood Association [Jamaica Plain, Mass.], 1968.

 

62-9                Kelso, Iris.  City in Crisis.  [New Orleans, 1969].

 

62-9                League of Women Voters of New Orleans.  What's What in New Orleans Government: A Citizen's Guide.  Washington, D.C., 1969.

 

62-9                Louisiana.  Department of Highways.  Relocation Assistance.  Baton Rouge, 1972.

 

62-10              New Orleans.  City Planning Commission.  CRP Community Renewal Program.  New Orleans [1970].

 

62-9                The Once and Future Garden of William Paca, Annapolis, Maryland.  Annapolis, Md., 1969.

 

62-9                Port of New Orleans Annual Directory, 1970.

 

62-9                Regional Planning Commission for Jefferson, Orleans, and St. Bernard Parishes, La.  Annual Report (2nd, 1968/69;  3rd, 1970;  4th, 1971).

 

62-9                Regional Planning Commission for Jefferson, Orleans, and St. Bernard Parishes, La.  Community Leaders Attitude Survey Report.  [New Orleans], 1970.

 

62-9                Regional Planning Commission for Jefferson, Orleans, and St. Bernard Parishes, La.  Community Leaders Attitude Survey Summary.  [New Orleans], 1969.

 

62-9                Sternberg, Irma O.  Overton Park is Your Park, Memphis!  Memphis, Tenn., 1971.

 

62-10              Tulane University School of Architecture.  A Study of the Vieux Carre Waterfront in the City of New Orleans Conducted under a Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.  [New Orleans, 1969].

 

62-9                U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Beautifying Urban America:  Questions and Answers on Federal Beautification and Open-Space Land Programs.  Washington, D.C., 1966.

 

62-9                U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Films, Filmstrips, Slides, and Audio Tapes on Housing and Community Development: A Selected Bibliography.  Washington, D.C., 1967.

 

62-9                U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Model Neighbor­hoods under the Demonstration Cities Act.  Washington, D.C., 1967.

 

62-9                U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Urban Public Transportation; Selected References.  Washington, D.C., 1966.

 

62-9                U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Workable Program for Community Improvement:  Program Guide 1, Answers on Codes adn Ordinances;  Program Guide 2, Answers on Comprehensive Community Plan;  Program Guide 3, Answers on Neighborhood Analysis;  Program Guide 4, Answers on Administrative Organization;  Program Guide 5, Answers of Financing.  Washington, D.C., 1965/66.  Five pamphlets.

 

62-9                U.S. 92d Cong. 1st Sess. H.R. 10835.  "In the Senate of the United States, October 15, 1971... An Act to establish an Office of Consumer Affairs..."

 

62-9                A Visual Survey and Civic Design Study for Madison, Georgia.  Prepared by the Landscape Architecture 702 Class, Landscape Architecture Department, University of Georgia...in cooperation with the Northeast Georgia Area Planning and Development Commission.  [Athens, Ga.], 1964.

 

62-9                Voorhees (Alan M.) and Associates, Inc., Washington, D. C.  New Orleans Central Business District Traffic Study.  Vieux Carre Historic District Demonstration Study.  [New Orleans], 1967.

 

      Scrapbooks (primarily clippings but including correspondence, broadsides, maps, studies, political leaflets, and related miscellany).

 

62-15              January, February 1967 (including some 1966 material; "Book I" on cover)

 

62-16              January - May 1967 ("Book II" on cover)

 

62-17              April - September 1967 (Book III" on cover)

 

62-18              August - October 1967 ("IV" on cover)

 

62-19              November 1967 - April 1968 ("Book 5" inside cover)

 

62-20              July - October 1968 ("VII" on first page)

 

62-21              November 1968 - March 1969 ("Book VIII" on first page)

 

62-22              June 1969 - October 1970

 

62-23              January - March 1971

 

62-24              April - June 1971

 

62-25              August - December 1971

 

62-26              January, February 1972

 

62-27              March 1972

 

62-28              April 1972

 

                  See also Clippings... (62-14), and Miscellany... (62-1 - 62-3).

 

 

 

Index Terms

 

 

Bridges—LouisianaNew Orleans

Highway planning—LouisianaNew Orleans

Lamar, Marta B.

Urban planning—LouisianaNew Orleans