Hoehn and Müller families papers, 1828-1980s
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Brief Description: The collection is made up of correspondence and manuscripts of Emile Hoehn (1842-1917), Swiss Consul in New Orleans, of his son Werner Conrad Hoehn (1882-1940), an engineer and painter in New Orleans, and of Werner Hoehn's wife Marie Louise Müller. There are letters written by Werner Hoehn to his father during the 1890s while attending school in Switzerland. There are also letters that pertain to his career as a painter, a scrapbook that contains catalogues and reviews of exhibits in which he participated, and several of his original drawings. Emile Hoehn wrote studies in Swiss history, which are included in the collection, as well as classroom essays by Louise Müller. Also included are family histories, birth and death notices, military records, scrapbooks, postcards, diplomas, maps, notes, poetry, photographs, newspaper clippings, and printed mementos of trips to Mexico.
Held at:
Louisiana Research Collection
202 Jones Hall
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 504-865-5685
Email: larc [at] tulane.edu
Record Series Number: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 551
Created by: Hoehn family., Müller family.
Volume: 10.0 Boxes
Acquired: 11/15/1961. Additional material added to the collection September 1963.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged by topic as follows: family papers, genealogy and correspondence, other family papers, a scrapbook, and oversize folders that contain sketch pads, certificates, diplomas, maps, and newspapers. The collection consists of four boxes, one volume, and four oversize folders.
Biographical Note for Hoehn family. : Emile Hoehn (1842-1917) was Swiss Consul in New Orleans. His son, Werner Conrad Hoehn (1882-1940), was an engineer and a painter in New Orleans and was married to Marie Louise Müller. Louise Cecile Hoehn (Mrs. Paul Hogan, Jr.) was the daughter of Werner Hoehn and Marie Louise Müller.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.
Subject Index
Hoehn, Emile.
Hoehn, Werner Conrad.
Hoehn family -- Genealogy.
Müller, Marie Louise.
Müller family -- Genealogy.
Swiss Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Genres/Forms of Material
Clippings (information artifacts)
Manuscripts for publication.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
German [ger]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Acquisition Notes: Mrs. Paul Hogan, Jr., Mrs. James Craig Roth, Mrs. Albert Terkuhle, and Lois Towns.  Gift.
PreferredCitation: Hoehn and Müller families papers, Manuscripts Collection #551, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.