Byrne family papers, 1970-1981 | Offsite Repository

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Collection Overview

Title: Byrne family papers, 1970-1981Add to your cart.

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 1009

Primary Creator: Byrne family.

Other Creators: Byrne, Celeste.

Extent: 5.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: Arranged chronologically. The collection consists of 5 boxes. It is 3 linear feet.

Subjects: Byrne, John Lawrence., Byrne family -- Genealogy., Contracts for deeds -- Louisiana., New Orleans (La.) -- Genealogy.

Forms of Material: Correspondence., Genealogies., Photographs., Research notes., Writings.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Byrne family papers consists of correspondence, copies of deeds, photographs, genealogical research, and writings composed and gathered by Celeste Byrne. Celeste Byrne worked on a book project that documented 300 years of Byrne family history up until her grandfather's death in 1903.

Biographical Note

A prominent member of the Byrne family, John Lawrence Byrne (1835-1903), moved to the United States from Ireland. His grandfather, George Hillas, was a member of the Irish Parliament. John Lawrence Byrne lived in New Orleans and was part of the Confederate Army Reserve and later a comissioner of the Audubon Park Association beginning in 1891. His granddaughter, Celeste Byrne, was a New York fashion designer who retired to New Orleans and worked on writing a book covering three hundred years of family history to his death in 1903.

Subject/Index Terms

Byrne, John Lawrence.
Byrne family -- Genealogy.
Contracts for deeds -- Louisiana.
New Orleans (La.) -- Genealogy.

Administrative Information

Repository: Offsite Repository

Alternate Extent Statement: 3 linear feet

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions. Collection is stored offsite, please contact LaRC staff at least two business days in advance to determine availability of the collection.

Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Preferred Citation: Byrne family papers, Manuscripts Collection 1009, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Processing Information: Collection processed in 2010 by LAC Group.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon in 2010.

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Correspondence and other papers],
[Box 2: Ireland materials and other papers],
[Box 3: Family papers and deeds],
[Box 4: Family history],
[Box 5: Microfilm],

Box 1: Correspondence and other papersAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Correspondence - 1970-1971Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence - 1972-1975Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence - 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence - undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Audubon Park MaterialAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Financials - Celeste ByrneAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: MiscellaneousAdd to your cart.

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Correspondence and other papers],
[Box 2: Ireland materials and other papers],
[Box 3: Family papers and deeds],
[Box 4: Family history],
[Box 5: Microfilm],

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