MUGNIER (GEORGE FRANÇOIS) STEREOGRAPHS

(Mss. 1785)

Inventory

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University Libraries

Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University

Reformatted 2003

Revised 2010

CONTENTS OF INVENTORY

SUMMARY .................................................................................................................................... 3
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE ...................................................................................... 4
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE ................................................................................................... 4
LIST OF STEREOGRAPHS .......................................................................................................... 5
INDEX TERMS .............................................................................................................................. 7
CONTAINER LIST ........................................................................................................................ 8

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SUMMARY

Size.

36 items

Geographic locations.

New Orleans

Inclusive dates.

1880-1910

Bulk dates.

N/A

Language.

English

Summary.

Photographs and stereographs of New Orleans French Quarter buildings, levee scenes, steamboats, and others

Restrictions on access.

If microfilm is available, photocopies must be made from microfilm.

Related collections.

George François Mugnier Collection, Mss. 1728, 1781, 1968

Copyright.

Copyright of the original materials is retained by descendants of the creators in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Citation.

George François Mugnier Stereographs, Mss. 1785, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

Stack location(s).

U:105

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE

Born in Geneva, Switzerland, George François Mugnier moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, in the 1860s and worked as a watchmaker, engraver, commercial artist, and photographer. In the 1880s, he owned a photographic studio which produced stereographic cards and views of local subjects.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Stereographs and photographic prints depict New Orleans monuments, buildings, hotels, the French Quarter, Lake Pontchartrain, steamers on the Mississippi River, Louisiana swamps, St. Louis Cemetery, and street scenes.

LIST OF STEREOGRAPHS

Père Antoine Date Palm, 1 item

Bayou Castalgn Shrimping, 1 item

Beauregard House, 1 item

Christ Church, 1 item

City Hotel, 1 item

Conservatory of Music Entrance, 1 item

Dauphine Exchange, 1 item

French Quarter House, 1 item

Grandchamps’ Pharmacy, 1 item

Ice Depot, 1 item

Lake Pontchartrain, 2 items

Levee Shipping, 1 item

Levee Sugar Sheds, 2 items

Louisiana Café, 1 item

Royal Hotel, 1 item

St. James Hotel, 1 item

St. Louis Cemetery, 1 item

Spanish Fort, 2 items

Steamer Charles P. Coteau, 1 item

Steamer Jessie K. Bell, 1 item

Steamer Jno. W. Cannon, 3 items

Story’s Sugar House, 1 item

Streets, Canal, 2 items

Streets, Orleans and Dauphine, 1 item

Streets, Toulouse and Hospital, 1 item

Streets, Ursuline, 1 item

Swamp Scene, 1 item

Touro Buildings, 1 item

Trees, 1 item

Wood’s Cotton Press, 1 item

INDEX TERMS

Architecture--Louisiana--New Orleans--Photographs.

New Orleans (La.)--Photographs.

Photographers--Louisiana--New Orleans.

Photographic prints.

Stereographs.

CONTAINER LIST

Stack

Location

Box

Folder(s)

Contents (with dates)

U:105

1

1-30

Stereographs (1880-1910)