Hoehn and Müller families papers, 1828-1980s | Louisiana Research Collection

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Collection Overview

Title: Hoehn and Müller families papers, 1828-1980s

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 551

Primary Creator: Hoehn family.

Other Creators: Müller family.

Extent: 10.0 Boxes

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.

Date Acquired: 11/15/1961. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Hoehn, Emile., Hoehn, Werner Conrad., Hoehn family -- Genealogy., Müller, Marie Louise., Müller family -- Genealogy., Swiss Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence., Drawings., Manuscripts for publication., Photographs., Poetry.

Languages: English, German

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Hoehn, Emile.
Hoehn, Werner Conrad.
Hoehn family -- Genealogy.
Müller, Marie Louise.
Müller family -- Genealogy.
Swiss Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

Accruals: Additional material added to the collection September 1963.

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: Mrs. Paul Hogan, Jr., Mrs. James Craig Roth, Mrs. Albert Terkuhle, and Lois Towns.

Acquisition Method: Gift.

Preferred Citation: Hoehn and Müller families papers, Manuscripts Collection #551, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Processing Information: Collection processed in 1978.

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

Other Note: OCLC Number: 743307045


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Family papers],
[Box 2: Family papers],
[Box 3: Genealogy and correspondence, 1896, 1904],
[Box 4: Other family papers],
[Box 5: Notebooks],
[Box 6: Research, manuscripts and correspondence],
[Box 7: Notebooks and books in German],
[Box 8: Notebooks, newspaper clippings and pictures],
[Box 9: Postcards],
[Box 10: Volumes],
[Volume 1: Scrapbook, 1929-1940],
[Oversize folder 1],
[Oversize folder 2: 1891-1917],
[Oversize folder 3: Maps],
[Oversize folder 4: Newspaper],
[All]

Box 6: Research, manuscripts and correspondence
Folder 1: Notes about Ulysses
Folder 2: Notes about the Damrasch family
Folder 3: Muller's correspondence and notes about the Mexican Revolution
Folder 4: Notes about antisocial behavior, Edmund Spencer, decline of the German Empire and The Greatest Puritan
Folder 5: Velluis Patrolus
Folder 6: The Dickens of California
Folder 7: River of Joy
Folder 8: Caxton Pastors Letters
Folder 9: Notes
Folder 10: Notes about the Roman Gods
Folder 11: Notes about the Byzantine Empire
Folder 12: Notes about Ovid
Folder 13: Notes about Drusus
Folder 14: Notes about Border Wars
Folder 15: Notes about Greek political institutions
Folder 16: Play
Folder 17: Christmas cards
Folder 18: Summer school
Folder 19: Other notes
Folder 20: Book reviews
Folder 21: Stories
Folder 22: Paris
Folder 23: Grant
Folder 24: The Tragedy of Lady Jane Grey
Folder 25: The Fall of Lydia Kingdom
Folder 26: Arcadius
Folder 27: French in Italy
Folder 28: Daily expense record book
Folder 29: Notes and radio speech
Folder 30: Letters
Folder 31: The Fairy's best gift
Folder 32: Tournament of Roses
Folder 33: Letter and newspaper clipping
Folder 34: Dawn of literature
Folder 35: Philo the Jew
Folder 36: Certificate
Folder 37: Draft
Folder 38: New Orleans and the history

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Family papers],
[Box 2: Family papers],
[Box 3: Genealogy and correspondence, 1896, 1904],
[Box 4: Other family papers],
[Box 5: Notebooks],
[Box 6: Research, manuscripts and correspondence],
[Box 7: Notebooks and books in German],
[Box 8: Notebooks, newspaper clippings and pictures],
[Box 9: Postcards],
[Box 10: Volumes],
[Volume 1: Scrapbook, 1929-1940],
[Oversize folder 1],
[Oversize folder 2: 1891-1917],
[Oversize folder 3: Maps],
[Oversize folder 4: Newspaper],
[All]


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