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Hoehn and Müller families papers, 1828-1980s

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Collection Overview

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

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 551

Creator: Hoehn 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

Languages: English [eng], German [ger]

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.

Administrative Information

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

Box 1: Family papers
Folder 1: Manuscript materials, 1862-1926
Family documents, death notices, records of family meeting of 1926, and passport of Conrad Werner Hoehn.
Folder 2: Müller family documents, 1828-1909

Birth certificate of Maria Magdalena Starkenmann, 1828 November 28.

Confirmation certificate of Maria Magdalena Starkenmann, 1845.

Grave plot ownership paper of Jean Suter, 1856 July 7.

First communion and confirmation certificate of M.C. Rigot, 1859 May 29; 1860 June 6.

First communion and confirmation certificate of Mary Evans, 1864 May 5; 1864 May 26

Grammar school certificate, Emile Müller , 1869 June 3.

Certificate of sale of lot by H.C. Easton to Müller , 1870 January 20.

First communion and confirmation certificate of Louisa Greveny, 1871 May 18; 1871 June 15.

First communion and confirmation certificate of Rosalie Greveny, 1880 May 6.

Extract from civil registry Kanton Thurgau of marriage and offspring of Johann Konrad Müller and Marie Magdalena Starkenmann, 1898 August 26.

Death notice of J.C. Müller , 1898 March 10.

Newspaper clipping with obituary of J.C. Müller , 1898 March 10.

Extract from civil registry Kanton Thurgau of marriage and offspring of Johann Konrad Müller and Marie Magdalena Starkenmann, 1909 December 25.

Genealogical charts, undated.

Folder 3: Correspondence, 1881-1940
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1881-1940
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1881-1940
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1881-1940
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1881-1940
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1881-1940
Folder 9: Correspondence, 1881-1940
Folder 10: Correspondence, 1881-1940
Folder 11: Correspondence, 1881-1940
Folder 12: Correspondence, 1881-1940
Folder 13: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes relating to Swiss history.
Folder 14: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes relating to Swiss history.
Folder 15: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes relating to Swiss history.
Folder 16: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes relating to Swiss history.
Folder 17: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes relating to Swiss history.
Folder 18: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes relating to Swiss history.
Folder 19: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes relating to Swiss history.
Folder 20: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes relating to Swiss history.
Folder 21: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes relating to Swiss history.
Folder 22: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes relating to Swiss history.
Folder 23: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes relating to Swiss history.
Folder 24: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes relating to Swiss history.
Folder 25: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes relating to Swiss history.
Folder 26: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes relating to Swiss history.
Folder 27: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes relating to Swiss history.
Folder 28: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes of historic figures of Switzerland, some of whom may have been ancestors of Hoehn.
Folder 29: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes of historic figures of Switzerland, some of whom may have been ancestors of Hoehn.
Folder 30: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes of historic figures of Switzerland, some of whom may have been ancestors of Hoehn.
Folder 31: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s
Studies and notes relating to Swiss history.
Folder 32: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s

Addresses and poems given on Swiss patriotic celebrations or other special occasions.

Poetry.

Folder 33: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s

Addresses and poems given on Swiss patriotic celebrations or other special occasions.

Poetry.

Folder 34: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s

Addresses and poems given on Swiss patriotic celebrations or other special occasions.

Poetry.

Folder 35: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s

Addresses and poems given on Swiss patriotic celebrations or other special occasions.

Poetry.

Folder 36: Manuscripts of Emile Hoehn, circa 1880s-1900s

Addresses and poems given on Swiss patriotic celebrations or other special occasions.

Poetry.

Folder 37: Records of Werner Hoehn's military service in Switzerland, 1900-1926
Folder 38: Records of Werner Hoehn's military service in Switzerland, 1900-1926
Folder 39: Records of Werner Hoehn's military service in Switzerland, 1900-1926
Folder 40: Werner Hoehn's work in the sugar industry, 1916-1925
Folder 41: Werner Hoehn's work in the sugar industry, 1916-1925
Folder 42: Werner Hoehn's work in the sugar industry, 1916-1925
Folder 43: Werner Hoehn's work in the sugar industry, 1916-1925
Folder 44: Werner Hoehn, painter, 1894-1940
Drawings and sketches by Werner Hoehn, originals and reproductions.
Folder 45: Werner Hoehn, painter, 1894-1940
Drawings and sketches by Werner Hoehn, originals and reproductions.
Folder 46: Werner Hoehn, painter, 1894-1940
Drawings and sketches by Werner Hoehn, originals and reproductions.
Folder 47: Werner Hoehn, painter, 1894-1940
Drawings and sketches by Werner Hoehn, originals and reproductions.
Folder 48: Werner Hoehn, painter, 1894-1940
Drawings and sketches by Werner Hoehn, originals and reproductions.
Folder 49: Log book of the Mary Lou: Werner Hoehn, captain, 1929
Box 2: Family papers
Folder 1: Hoehn family history by Emile Hoehn, notes, heraldic emblems, and clippings
Folder 2: Hoehn family history by Emile Hoehn, notes, heraldic emblems, and clippings
Folder 3: Hoehn family history by Emile Hoehn, notes, heraldic emblems, and clippings
Folder 4: Hoehn family history by Emile Hoehn, notes, heraldic emblems, and clippings
Folder 5: Hoehn family history by Emile Hoehn, notes, heraldic emblems, and clippings
Folder 6: Hoehn family history by Emile Hoehn, notes, heraldic emblems, and clippings
Folder 7: Hoehn family history by Emile Hoehn, notes, heraldic emblems, and clippings
Folder 8: Hoehn family history by Emile Hoehn, notes, heraldic emblems, and clippings
Folder 9: Hoehn family history by Emile Hoehn, notes, heraldic emblems, and clippings
Folder 10: "Mannli. A Sketch of My Father, Werner Conrad Hoehn," by Louise Cecile Hoehn, 1966
Mrs. Paul Hogan, Jr.
Folder 11: Clippings, announcement of death of Emile Hoehn, 1917 May
Folder 12: Family reminiscences by Louise Hoehn Hogan, early 1980s
Folder 13: Photos of Emile Hoehn and of Jennie Wright
Folder 14: Switzerland -- "House Emile Hoehn has lived in when boy", 1906 July 28
Folder 15: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Werner Hoehn
Folder 16: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 17: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 18: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 19: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 20: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 21: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 22: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 23: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 24: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 25: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 26: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 27: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 28: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 29: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 30: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 31: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 32: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 33: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 34: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 35: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 36: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 37: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 38: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 39: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 40: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 41: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 42: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 43: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 44: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 45: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 46: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 47: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 48: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 49: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 50: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 51: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 52: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 53: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 54: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 55: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 56: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 57: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 58: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 59: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 60: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 61: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 62: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 63: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 64: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 65: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 66: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 67: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 68: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 69: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 70: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 71: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 72: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 73: School grade reports, notebooks, class essay, graduation programs of Louise Müller
Folder 74: Scrapbook: "Letters from a Home-sick Boy, 1892-1896, Werner Conrad Hoehn" edited by Louise Hoehn Hogan
Includes biographical explanations written by Hogan and xerox copies of family photographs in her possession.
Folder 75: Other papers, 1895, undated
Folder 76: Newspapers and newspaper clippings, circa 1880s-1910s
Many of which have articles relating to Swiss history or are from Mexico (in Box 2 and Oversize volume 2).
Folder 77: Newspapers and newspaper clippings, circa 1880s-1910s
Many of which have articles relating to Swiss history or are from Mexico (in Box 2 and Oversize volume 2).
Folder 78: Newspapers and newspaper clippings, circa 1880s-1910s
Many of which have articles relating to Swiss history or are from Mexico (in Box 2 and Oversize volume 2).
Folder 79: Printed mementos collected by Werner and Louise Hoehn during their travel in Mexico, circa 1910-1924
Folder 80: Printed mementos collected by Werner and Louise Hoehn during their travel in Mexico, circa 1910-1924
Folder 81: Printed mementos collected by Werner and Louise Hoehn during their travel in Mexico, circa 1910-1924
Folder 82: Printed mementos collected by Werner and Louise Hoehn during their travel in Mexico, circa 1910-1924
Folder 83: Printed mementos collected by Werner and Louise Hoehn during their travel in Mexico, circa 1910-1924
Folder 84: Printed mementos collected by Werner and Louise Hoehn during their travel in Mexico, circa 1910-1924
Folder 85: Photographs and postcards
Folder 86: Photographs and postcards
Folder 87: Photographs and postcards
Folder 88: Photographs and postcards
Folder 89: Photographs and postcards
Folder 90: Photographs and postcards
Folder 91: Newspaper clippings: regarding Swiss consul in New Orleans, 1969-1982
Folder 92: Other papers, 1899-1939
Folder 93: Other papers, 1899-1939
Folder 94: Other papers, 1899-1939
Box 3: Genealogy and correspondence, 1896, 1904
Family histories in German and Emile Hoehn letters, 1896, 1904.
Box 4: Other family papers
Various documents in German.
Box 5: Notebooks
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
Box 7: Notebooks and books in German
Box 8: Notebooks, newspaper clippings and pictures
Box 9: Postcards
Box 10: Volumes
Five volumes of notes, poetry, and stories.
Volume 1: Scrapbook, 1929-1940
Scrapbook containing catalogues of exhibitions in which Hoehn participated, 1929-1940, and newspaper reviews of his work. Hoehn exhibited in New Orleans through the New Orleans Art League and the Art Association of New Orleans, and in a number of Southern cities in conjunction with the Southern States Art League. He presented a one-man show at the Isaac Delgado Museum of Art in December 1932.
Oversize folder 1
Contains sketch pad.
Oversize folder 2: 1891-1917
Includes: certificates celebrating the 600th anniversary of the founding of the Swiss Confederation (1891); diplomas of Werner Hoehn from the Konigreich Sachsen Technikum in Mittweida (1906); and In Memoriam published by the Swiss Society of New Orleans on the death of Emile Hoehn (1917).
Oversize folder 3: Maps
Oversize folder 4: Newspaper