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Land Transaction Series, Records; 1721 - 1926.
Collection no. 506 (0.2 cubic feet).
Continuing collection of manuscripts documenting the sale and financing of real estate in the New Orleans area.

League of Women Voters, Records; 1915 - 1918, 1934 - ).
Collection no. 556 (13 cubic feet).
Correspondence, financial, and administrative records.

Lehmann, Corinne A.M., Papers; 1948 - 1952.
Collection no. 124 (7 items).
Collected newspaper clippings documenting the subject's electoral candidacy for a seat on the New Orleans School Board in 1950.

Lehmann, Razele and Rene, Papers; n.d.
Collection no. 504-99 (1 item).
One manuscript, "My Ancestors in the Franck Family Line, 1821 - 1899." Contains history of the Franck, Hirsch, and Weil families.

Lemann, Bernard, Papers; 1937 - 1972.
Collection no. 237
Papers document the career of noted architect, educator, and community leader.Includes correspondence, manuscripts of writings, reports, teaching materials and student papers from the Tulane University School of Architecture, records and organization minutes related to historic preservation activities involving community renewal and the Vieux Carre, and collected publications.

Lemann, Bernard, Papers; ca. 1900.
Collection no. 477 (3 items).
Collection of vintage cigarette and tobacco packages.

Lemann, Bernard, Papers; 1900 - 1901.
Collection no. 569 (15 items).
Collection of vintage lottery tickets from Honduras and Mexico.

Lemann Family, Papers; 1840 - 1968 (bulk dates, 1960 - 1919).
Collection no. 168 (8.4 cubic feet).
Records document the B. Lemann & Bro., Inc. store in Donaldsonville, Louisiana. Includes family and business correspondence, diaries of Jacob and Bernard Lemann, ledgers and other financial records, factory and sugar plantation records, and collected newspapers. Prominently documented are Lazard Kahn and his wife Coralie, the daughter of Jacob Lemann; Meyer Lemann, Jacob's son; Ferdinand and Monte, Bernard Lemann's sons; Dr. Isaac I. Lemann; and Miriam Berthelot Lemann. See also the notarial archives of Ascension Parish, in the Donaldsonville Court House.See also the Razele and Rene Lehmann Papers (Collection no. 504-99).

Lemann, Jane (Mrs. Bernard), Papers; 1964 - 1965.
Collection no. 726 (3 cubic feet).
Records of the Community Service Center, a non-profit agency established to assist prison inmates and to decrease recidivism. Includes reports, logs, and publications.

Lentz, August H., Papers; ca. 1850.
Collection no. M481 (1 item).
Xerographic copy of an article on the Louisiana Tehuantapic Company, established ca. 1850 to make an accessible travel route across the Isthmus of Tehuantepic in lower Mexico. Mentioned is Judah P. Benjamin.

Leucht, Rabbi Isaac L., Papers; ca. 1880 - 1913.
Collection no. 853 (1 manuscript box; .5 linear feet).
Torah reader of Temple Sinai and Congregation Shangarai Chassed, but later and most notably Rabbi of Touro Synagogue, with a combined forty-two years of service to the New Orleans Jewish community. Collection includes speeches, sermons, and prayers. [See also other Tulane-held manuscript collections, including Temple Sinai (243), Touro Synagogue (224), Jewish Children's Home (180).

Levy, Miriam, Papers; ca. 1920's - ca. 1950's.
Collection no. 710.
Records of Newcomb College graduate (1918) whose metal craft was well received. She worked for two decades at the school and for two more decades for a prominent jewelry store in the downtown area. Includes correspondence, art theory and design notes, drawings and tracings, financial records, photographs, and collected newspaper clippings.

Liebman, Seymour.
See Jews in the South Collection (collection no. 706).

Loeb, Harry Brunswick, Papers; 1911 - 1957.
Collection no. 554.
Records of historian, playwrite, songsmith, and poet, many of whose works were satirical. Collection includes correspondence, drafts of writings, sheet music, and photographs of colleagues.

Louisiana Historical Association
Collection no. 55 (100.0 cubic feet)
A wide range of materials including correspondence, minute books, financial records, other organizational records, publications, and photographs. Includes much material on the Civil War and Confederate personnel. Consult collection inventory.

Maddox, Floy, Papers; 1925 - 1971.
Collection no. 559.
Papers written by Floy and Ruth Maddox and materials collected by them about the Newcomb College Art Department.

Maxwell, Leon R., Papers; 1870 - 1957.
Collection no. 62 (1.2 cubic feet).
Letters, papers, scrapbooks, and collected publications documenting the subject's forty year tenure at the Newcomb College Music Department.

Mayer, Norman, Company, Records; 1902 - 1941.
Collection no. 70 (15.0 cubic feet).
Records of New Orleans cotton and grain brokerage firm includes correspondence mainly related to the New Orleans Cotton Exchange (1916 - 1928), financial and property records.

Mayer Family, Simon, Papers; 1845 - 1866.
Collection no. 815 (13 pieces).
Collection includes family correspondence during the Civil War, Simon Mayer's diary (1862-1865), collected Confederate Army certificates, and a family genealogy.

McDonogh, John, Papers; 1769 - 1869(bulk dates 1800 -1850).
Collection no. 30 (5.6 cubic feet).
Merchant, planter, and philanthropist of New Orleans and Baltimore. Includes personal and business correspondence, legal and financial records, including slave sales records. Also includes 1836 correspondence from Judah P. Benjamin.

McKinney, Neil, Papers; 1923 - 1969, n.d.
Collection no. M1002 (12 items).
Ballet ephemera includes programs and photographs. Subjects include David Lichine, Tamara Toumanova, and Charles Weidman.

Metz-Kahn Family, Papers, 1811 - 1977.
Collection no. 750 (2.8 cubic feet).
Records of the Bloom-Marx, Metz-Kahn Family include correspondence, some of which documents the Marx Family prior to its U.S. immigration, poetry and writing manuscripts of Salomon Marx, financial records, family genealogy, photographs, scrapbooks, collected newspaper clippings, and religious books. Some items in german.

Meyer, J. Ben, Papers; 1950, n.d.
Collection no. B-236, oversize (2 items).
Scrapbook of clippings of articles from the New Orleans Item on segregationist champion of the early 1960's Leander H. Perez. Also includes an undated typescript of "Judge Leander H. Perez-Hi Lites of His Life," written by Meyer.

Meyer, Elise Landauer, Papers; 1964.
Collection no. 152 (3 items).
Page proof, foundry proof, and the final galley proof of The Art of Cooking With Spirits, written by the subject and published by Doubleday & Company.

Meyer, Victor, Biography; n.d.
Collection no. 488 (1 item, five sections).
English typewritten translation of "Victor Meyer, Life and Works of a German Chemist and Scientist, 1848-1897," by Richard Meyer. The work reproduces many of his letters of other nineteenth century scientists.

Midlo, Charles, Collection; n.d.
Collection no. 359 (50.0 cubic feet)
Over 11,000 indexed mounted bookplates and over 300 monographic titles about bookplates. See also the William Saroyan Papers (Collection no. 773).

Miller Family, Elfer B., Papers; 1982 - 1984, 1989.
Collection no. 789 (2.8 cubic feet).
Records consist of genealogical material on family members from which five volumes of family history were composed. The volumes include "The Family of Jacob Helfer in Louisiana," "Elfer: A Family of Farmers, Merchants, River People in Louisiana," and "The Elfer Family of Maurice Helfer in Louisiana."

Moses, Clara Lowenburg, Papers; 1870s - 1920s.
Collection no. 702 (0.2 cubic feet).
Copy of memoirs of Natchez, Mississippi native. Manuscript describes the family, social, and religious life of the Jewish community there and its context in the wider regional, national, and European Jewish community.

Moses, Dr. Samuel D.
See Joseph Jones Papers (Collection no. 172).

Moyse Family, Genealogy; n.d.
Collection no. 504-100 (1 item).
Manuscript of "Rambling Notes on the Family of Simon Moyse and Mrs. Flora Joseph Moyse." Documents the history of the Iberville Parish family.