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Historic Preservation Library Guide

A library guide to support research in architectural history, preservation, documentation, and conservation.

Today's session (Fall 2023)

Archival & Documentary Research Methods

In today's session we will review your work to date and consider any issues and approach some possible next steps. 


  • New Orleans Architecture Volume IX: Carrollton
  • Sanborn Maps
  • Property Research via Louisiana Division/City Archives, New Orleans Public Library
    • Building Plans/Permits
    • Chain of Title
  • Finding Images of People and Places
  • Ancestry Library Edition
  • Census (1950)
  • Newspapers
    • Times-Picayune
    • New Orleans CityBusiness (1985 - present)
    • Carrollton newspapers in TUSC (via Library Search)
  • Tulane University Special Collections (TUSC)
    • Archives Search
    • Louisiana Research Collection (business records/ledgers)
    • Southeastern Architectural Archives (history of architecture in New Orleans + Louisiana)
    • Archives and Special Collections at Tulane University (Archival Collections)

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