Menke, Burlage, and Kracke families papers, 1842-1887 | Louisiana Research Collection
By LAC Group
ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 603
Primary Creator: Menke family.
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The collection is arranged by topic as follows: correspondence, poetry in German, poetry in English, grammar exercises in English, compositions, notes, other items, clippings, and composition and note books. The collection is made up of one box.
Date Acquired: 11/22/1978
Reinhardine Menke came to New Orleans from Bremen, Germany. Around 1856, she married Johann Hermann Buhrlage, who came to New Orleans from Talge, Germany in 1847. They apparently had a son named J. Edgar Burlage.
In 1856 Louise Reinhardine Menke Burlage married J.F.L. Kracke. They had a son named Thomas Wharton Kracke.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.
Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Acquisition Source: Frank Kane.
Acquisition Method: Gift.
Preferred Citation: Menke, Burlage, and Kracke families papers, Manuscripts Collection 603, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.
Processing Information: Collection processed in 1978 by MHK.
Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.
Other Note: OCLC Number: 746084032
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- Box 1: Menke, Burlage, and Kracke families papers
- Seven bound volumes-composition and note books (all in box).