(Mss 256)






Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans


May 1994








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Size:                          1 linear foot



locations:                 New Orleans, La.


Inclusive dates:      ca. 1855-1975


Summary:                Records and manuscripts primarily relating to the activities of Henry P. Dart senior and junior.  Includes a broadside, certificates and diplomas, clippings, constitutions and by-laws, correspondence, journals, pamphlets, photographs, notebooks, and related miscellany.



collections:              Dart & Dart and Prior Legal Firms Collection (Mss 140); Dart & Dart and Prior Legal Firms Collection, Addendum 1 (Mss 150); William Kernan Dart Collection (Mss 154); Henry P. Dart, Jr. Diary (Mss 327)


Source:                     Gift, May 1994


Access:                     No restrictions


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


Citation:                    Dart & Dart and Prior Legal Firms Collection, Addendum 2, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans




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256-17            Broadside, negative-image photographic print: "EXTRAIT | DE LA LETTRE DU ROI, | A M. DABBADIE, DIRECTEUR GENERAL, COMMANDANT POUR | SA MAJESTE, A LA LOUISIANNE. | MONS. DABBADIE; Par un Acte particulier, passe a Fountainebleau le | 3.  Novembre 1762 {...}/{36 lines}/{...} Ecrit a Versailles, le 21. Avril | 1764.  Signe LOUIS. & plus bas, LE DUC DE CHOISEUL. | {thick-thin rule} || De l'Imprimerie de DENIS BRAUD, Imprimeur du Roi."  This copy may be from the Edward A. Parsons original described in McMurtrie as cited in Jumonville's Bibliography of New Orleans Imprints 1764-1864.


256-18            Certificates and diplomas issued to Henry P. Dart, Jr.; mainly attesting to membership in various law associations and civic groups, but also including a Tulane University School of Law Juris Doctor and admissions to the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States and the United States Fifth Circuit Court, Eastern District of Louisiana.  1906-1974.  Note: series includes one Louisiana State Bar Association "Citation of Appreciation" for Henry P. Dart, Sr.


256-2              Check stub volume in holograph of Henry P. Dart, Jr., September 5, 1924-May 20, 1933.


256-8              Clipping, 1951, 1953.


256-12            "Confessions of a Frustrated Museum Enthusiast" by Arthur Feitel, typescript, n.d. but ca. 1956.


256-1              Constitutions and by-laws of Choctaw Club (1897); Young Men's Gymnastic Club (1920-1921); Order of the Coif (1950).


256-7              Correspondence, 1918 (1951-1959) 1975.


256-5              Docket volume in holograph of Henry P. Dart, Sr., 1879-1882.


256-9              Harvard University Law School abstracts, ca. 1906.


256-13            Instrument authorizing Henry P. Dart, Sr. to act as attorney for Dart family members at stock holders meeting of Harvey Canal Land and Improvement Co., May 13, 1918.


256-15            Inventory of law library of Henry P. Dart, Jr., March 3, 1961, typescript contained in folder with annotation "Index of Law Library at Dart and Dart, April 1970-".


256-10            Journals: Central Law Journal, vol. 96, no. 15, August 5, 1923; Columbia Law Review, vol. 6, no.5, May 1906; Harvard Law School Bulletin, vol. 2, no. 4, October 1951; West Publishing Co.'s Docket, vol. 3, no. 21, May-June 1923.


256-3              Miscellaneous notations volume in holograph of Henry P. Dart, Jr., 1942-1951.


256-4              "Notes on Cases I 1910" volume in holograph of Henry P. Dart, Sr., 1910-1914.


256-11            Pamphlets: Centenary [College], 1825-1925 (Shreveport, La., 1924); Harvard Law School  Class of 1906, Eighth Report of Secretary, 1951 (n.p., 1951); Harvard Law School Class of 1906, Ninth Report of Secretary, 1956 (Brunswick, Maine, 1956); Plaquemines Parish: The Empire Parish by J. Ben Meyer, Sr. (Belle Chasse, La., 1965); Edward Douglas White, Chief Justice U.S. Supreme Court (Paterson, N.J., n.d.), a sales brochure offering etched portrait of White.


                        Photographs (prints), ca. 1855-1960.


256-16                        Portraits, ca. 1955-1960, of E. J. Barry; Chamber of Commerce Members' Council; Jess S. Cave and wife; Henry P. Dart, Jr.; Henry P. Dart, Sr.; Henry P. Dart III; Harvard Law School Class of 1906, 50th and 45th Reunions; Chief Justice Frank A. Monroe; Chief Justice Charles A. O'Neill and Henry P. Dart, Jr.; Associate Justice John St. Paul; unidentified man; Randolph J. Weinmann, Jr., and Henry P. Dart, Jr.


256-6                          Snapshots, ca. 1920, of boat salvage operation.


256-14            Henry Clay Warmoth's War, Politics and Reconstruction: Stormy Days in Louisiana, typescript of chapters 21 through 34 contained in envelope addressed to Henry P. Dart, Jr. with postmark date of April 11, 1929.




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Dart, Henry Plauché

Dart, Henry Plauché, Jr.