McConnell family papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Personal papers

Personal papers

Personal papers

Personal papers

Personal papers

Delphine McConnell papers

Delphine McConnell papers

Other papers

St. Paul's Episcopal Church in New Orleans

Louisiana Diocese of the Protestant Episcopal Church

Myra Clark Gaines

Myra Clark Gaines

Establishment of Tulane University

Tulane University, business

Sophie Newcomb College

Sophie Newcomb College

Correspondence

Individual cases and clients, A-G

Individual cases and clients, H-N

Individual cases and clients, O-Th

Individual cases and clients, Ti-Z

Legal notes and printed material

Real estate business; Federal Land Bank

McConnell bank correspondence

McConnell bank correspondence

Legislative lobbying

Notarial commission application

Printed matter

Photographs of members of the McConnell, Logan, and Winn families

Photographs of members of the McConnell, Logan, and Winn families

Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)

Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)

Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)

Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)

Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)

Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)

Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)

Other papers

Pamphlets

Newcomb papers

Newcomb papers

Newcomb papers

Other papers

Newspaper clippings and pamphlets

Binder of newspaper clippings and obituaries

Books and pamphlets

Other volumes

Other volumes and papers

McConnell family genealogy

McConnell family genealogy

Fenner family genealogy

King and Logan family genealogy

Glover family genealogy

King family genealogy

Logan family genealogy

Genealogy families B-O

Genealogy families P-Y

Photographs and diplomas



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McConnell family papers, 1723-1962 | Louisiana Research Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: McConnell family papers, 1723-1962

Predominant Dates:1868-1934

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 156

Primary Creator: McConnell family.

Extent: 57.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The collections is arranged by topic, then chronologically into the following areas: personal papers (1723-1941), which includes personal correspondence and legal documents pertaining to the family; church papers (1857-1911), which relate to James McConnell, Sr.'s church activities with the Episcopal Church; the legal papers of James McConnell, Sr.; the legal papers of James McConnell, Jr.; photographs, and clippings and pamphlets (1870s-1939). The collection consists of 57 boxes and one oversize folder.

Date Acquired: 05/02/1967

Subjects: Episcopal Church -- Louisiana -- History., Federal Land Bank Associations., Fenner family -- Genealogy., Glover family -- Genealogy., King family -- Genealogy., Logan family -- Genealogy., McConnell, James, 19th cent., McConnell family -- Genealogy., Newcomb College -- History., New Orleans (La.) -- Genealogy., Tulane University -- History., Workers' compensation.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The McConnell family papers include personal papers, legal documents, genealogical materials, photographs, clippings, pamphlets, and financial records relating to members of the McConnell family and other related families, including the King, Logan, Glover, and Fenner families. Also contains the legal papers, including briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence, of James McConnell, Sr. and James McConnell, Jr.

Biographical Note

The McConnell family is notable for its involvement in New Orleans history during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Lieutenant James McConnell served in the Confederate Army during the siege of Vicksburg. Elizabeth Logan McConnell was active in the New Orleans Era Club, which made great efforts to place a woman on the Louisiana State Board of Education. James McConnell, Sr. was active in the Episcopal Church in Louisiana. McConnell, Sr. also worked with Paul Tulane to establish the groundwork that would found Tulane University and later helped to arrange for the foundation of Sophie Newcomb College. James McConnell, Jr. was attorney for the Federal Land Bank in the Louisiana Division.

Subject/Index Terms

Episcopal Church -- Louisiana -- History.
Federal Land Bank Associations.
Fenner family -- Genealogy.
Glover family -- Genealogy.
King family -- Genealogy.
Logan family -- Genealogy.
McConnell, James, 19th cent.
McConnell family -- Genealogy.
Newcomb College -- History.
New Orleans (La.) -- Genealogy.
Tulane University -- History.
Workers' compensation.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

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: Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bland McConnell.

Acquisition Method: Gift.

Preferred Citation: McConnell family papers, Manuscripts Collection 156, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.

Other Note: OCLC Number: 728242161


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Personal papers, 1723-1879],
[Box 2: Personal papers, 1880-1895],
[Box 3: Personal papers, 1896-1915],
[Box 4: Personal papers, 1916-1925],
[Box 5: Personal papers, 1926-1941 and undated],
[Box 6: Delphine McConnell papers, 1914-1934, undated],
[Box 7: Delphine McConnell papers, 1914-1934, undated],
[Box 8: Other papers],
[Box 9: St. Paul's Episcopal Church in New Orleans, 1865-1879, 1890],
[Box 10: Louisiana Diocese of the Protestant Episcopal Church, 1857-1911],
[Box 11: Myra Clark Gaines, 1852-1891, undated],
[Box 12: Myra Clark Gaines, 1852-1891, undated],
[Box 13: Establishment of Tulane University, 1876, 1881-1885],
[Box 14: Tulane University, business, 1908-1913, 1962],
[Box 15: Sophie Newcomb College, 1887-1912],
[Box 16: Sophie Newcomb College, 1887-1912],
[Box 17: Correspondence, 1871-(1930), 1934],
[Box 18: Individual cases and clients, A-G, 1846-1934],
[Box 19: Individual cases and clients, H-N, 1846-1934],
[Box 20: Individual cases and clients, O-Th, 1846-1934],
[Box 21: Individual cases and clients, Ti-Z, 1846-1934],
[Box 22: Legal notes and printed material, undated],
[Box 23: Real estate business; Federal Land Bank, 1871-(1916-1928)-1933; 1916-(1922-1930)-1932],
[Box 24: McConnell bank correspondence],
[Box 25: McConnell bank correspondence],
[Box 26: Legislative lobbying],
[Box 27: Notarial commission application],
[Box 28: Printed matter],
[Box 29: Photographs of members of the McConnell, Logan, and Winn families],
[Box 30: Photographs of members of the McConnell, Logan, and Winn families],
[Box 31: Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)],
[Box 32: Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)],
[Box 33: Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)],
[Box 34: Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)],
[Box 35: Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)],
[Box 36: Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)],
[Box 37: Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)],
[Box 38: Other papers],
[Box 39: Pamphlets],
[Box 40: Newcomb papers],
[Box 41: Newcomb papers],
[Box 42: Newcomb papers],
[Box 43: Other papers],
[Box 44: Newspaper clippings and pamphlets],
[Box 45: Binder of newspaper clippings and obituaries],
[Box 46: Books and pamphlets],
[Box 47: Other volumes],
[Box 48: Other volumes and papers],
[Box 49: McConnell family genealogy],
[Box 50: McConnell family genealogy],
[Box 51: Fenner family genealogy],
[Box 52: King and Logan family genealogy],
[Box 53: Glover family genealogy],
[Box 54: King family genealogy],
[Box 55: Logan family genealogy],
[Box 56: Genealogy families B-O],
[Box 57: Genealogy families P-Y],
[Oversize folder 1: Photographs and diplomas],
[All]

Box 23: Real estate business; Federal Land Bank, 1871-(1916-1928)-1933; 1916-(1922-1930)-1932

Documents, correspondence, notes, and maps relating to real estate sales and rentals handled by James McConnell, Jr. Of particular interest are two volumes, which contain plates of each of the blocks in the commercial district of New Orleans. The plates show lot division and measurements, owners, and property tax evaluation.

Papers of James McConnell, Jr., attorney for the Federal Land Bank in the Louisiana Division, District of Louisiana-Mississippi-Alabama, 1922-1930.


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Personal papers, 1723-1879],
[Box 2: Personal papers, 1880-1895],
[Box 3: Personal papers, 1896-1915],
[Box 4: Personal papers, 1916-1925],
[Box 5: Personal papers, 1926-1941 and undated],
[Box 6: Delphine McConnell papers, 1914-1934, undated],
[Box 7: Delphine McConnell papers, 1914-1934, undated],
[Box 8: Other papers],
[Box 9: St. Paul's Episcopal Church in New Orleans, 1865-1879, 1890],
[Box 10: Louisiana Diocese of the Protestant Episcopal Church, 1857-1911],
[Box 11: Myra Clark Gaines, 1852-1891, undated],
[Box 12: Myra Clark Gaines, 1852-1891, undated],
[Box 13: Establishment of Tulane University, 1876, 1881-1885],
[Box 14: Tulane University, business, 1908-1913, 1962],
[Box 15: Sophie Newcomb College, 1887-1912],
[Box 16: Sophie Newcomb College, 1887-1912],
[Box 17: Correspondence, 1871-(1930), 1934],
[Box 18: Individual cases and clients, A-G, 1846-1934],
[Box 19: Individual cases and clients, H-N, 1846-1934],
[Box 20: Individual cases and clients, O-Th, 1846-1934],
[Box 21: Individual cases and clients, Ti-Z, 1846-1934],
[Box 22: Legal notes and printed material, undated],
[Box 23: Real estate business; Federal Land Bank, 1871-(1916-1928)-1933; 1916-(1922-1930)-1932],
[Box 24: McConnell bank correspondence],
[Box 25: McConnell bank correspondence],
[Box 26: Legislative lobbying],
[Box 27: Notarial commission application],
[Box 28: Printed matter],
[Box 29: Photographs of members of the McConnell, Logan, and Winn families],
[Box 30: Photographs of members of the McConnell, Logan, and Winn families],
[Box 31: Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)],
[Box 32: Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)],
[Box 33: Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)],
[Box 34: Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)],
[Box 35: Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)],
[Box 36: Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)],
[Box 37: Legal papers (briefs, inventories, petitions, summons, and correspondence)],
[Box 38: Other papers],
[Box 39: Pamphlets],
[Box 40: Newcomb papers],
[Box 41: Newcomb papers],
[Box 42: Newcomb papers],
[Box 43: Other papers],
[Box 44: Newspaper clippings and pamphlets],
[Box 45: Binder of newspaper clippings and obituaries],
[Box 46: Books and pamphlets],
[Box 47: Other volumes],
[Box 48: Other volumes and papers],
[Box 49: McConnell family genealogy],
[Box 50: McConnell family genealogy],
[Box 51: Fenner family genealogy],
[Box 52: King and Logan family genealogy],
[Box 53: Glover family genealogy],
[Box 54: King family genealogy],
[Box 55: Logan family genealogy],
[Box 56: Genealogy families B-O],
[Box 57: Genealogy families P-Y],
[Oversize folder 1: Photographs and diplomas],
[All]


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