Louisiana Archives and Libraries

Archives and Libraries provide large amounts of information for your research. The links below will provide you with some information and prepare you for a visit to a library.

Louisiana Archives

New Orleans City Archives
Official municipal archives for the City of New Orleans (1769 to date); repository for Orleans Civil (1804-1926) and Criminal (1830-1931) Courts; map and photograph collection; card indexes to obituaries and news items in local newspapers (1804-1972); non-archival manuscripts, rare books, genealogy, and carnival collections.

Historic New Orleans Collection, Williams Research Center
Collections reflect aspects of the history and culture of the Gulf South, Louisiana, and New Orleans. Research fields include colonial Louisiana, Louisiana Purchase, Civil War.

Louisiana Libraries

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