CHARLOTTE CHENEY McMORRAN PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION

(Mss. 5040)

Inventory

Compiled by

Mark E. Martin

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University Libraries

Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University

2010

CONTENTS OF INVENTORY

SUMMARY ................................................................................................................................................ 3
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE .................................................................................................. 4
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE ............................................................................................................... 4
LIST OF SERIES AND SUBSERIES ........................................................................................................ 5
SERIES AND SUBSERIES DESCRIPTIONS .......................................................................................... 6
INDEX TERMS .......................................................................................................................................... 8
CONTAINER LIST .................................................................................................................................. 12

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SUMMARY

Size

Sixty-eight (68) gelatin silver photographic prints

Geographic Locations

Louisiana

Inclusive Dates

1934

Languages

English, French

Summary

A mix of photographic prints and real photo postcards showing plantation homes and grounds, and scenes from New Orleans, the Mississippi River, and Kentucky . Most photographs are holographically inscribed in English or French.

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions on this collection.

Copyright

For those materials not in the public domain, copyright is retained by the descendants of the creators in accordance with U.S. Copyright law.

Citation

Charlotte Cheney McMorran Photograph Collection, Mss. 5040, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

Stack Location(s)

65:09

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE

Charlotte Cheney McMorran, 1900 1991, was born and died in Port Huron, MI. The daughter of David Williams and Charlotte Cheney Holden McMorran, Charlotte enjoyed the privileged live of the upper class, attended the Liggett School, Detroit, and Pine Manor. She was then sent abroad to ―finish‖ her education.

In her twenties, Charlotte spent a few years in Europe, mostly in France, where she befriended the artist / architect Henri Walbert (author of Residences et plantations dans la vallée de l'Ohio et du Mississipi au début du XIXème siècle, 1948) and his wife, Line. Henri and Line are pictured in the photographs.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The collection consists of a mix of gelatin silver prints and photographic postcards documenting New Orleans, plantation homes and grounds in Louisiana and Mississippi, scenes along the Mississippi River, and scenes in Kentucky. Most of the images include holographic information, verso, in English and French.

LIST OF SERIES AND SUBSERIES

Series I.

Louisiana

Subseries A.

New Orleans

Subseries B.

Plantation homes

Subseries C.

Other architecture

Subseries D.

Landscapes

Series II.

Mississippi

Subseries A.

Natchez

Series III.

Identified Sites in Unidentified locations

Subseries A.

Renault house and buildings

Subseries B.

Stouffer house

Series IV.

Unidentified Sites in Unidentified locations

Subseries A.

Buildings

Series V.

Mississippi River related

Subseries A.

On the River

Subseries B.

On ―Our Island‖

Series VI.

Kentucky

Subseries A.

Huntley horse farm

Subseries B.

Streams and bridges

Series VI.

Portraits

Subseries A.

Henri and Line Walbert

SERIES AND SUBSERIES DESCRIPTIONS

Series I.

Louisiana

Subseries A.

New Orleans

Subsubseries 1.

Jackson Barracks

Subsubseries 2.

Jackson Square

Subsubseries 3.

Unidentified streets and courtyards

Subseries B.

Plantation homes

Subsubseries 1.

Beauregard

Subsubseries 2.

Unidentified near Jackson

Subsubseries 3.

Bocage

Subsubseries 4.

Parlange

Subsubseries 5.

Rosedown

Subsubseries 6.

Mrs. Lyon’s home on River Road near Baton Rouge

Subsubseries 7.

Uncle Sam

Subsubseries 8.

Oaklawn

Subsubseries 9.

Waverly

Subseries C.

Other architecture

Subsubseries 1.

Clinton, La.

Subseries D.

Landscapes

Subsubseries 1.

Oaklawn

Series II.

Mississippi

Subseries A.

Natchez

Subsubseries 1.

Monmouth

Subsubseries 2.

Fiske House

Subsubseries 3.

D’Evereaux

Subsubseries 4.

Maison de Chatry [?]

Subsubseries 5.

Unidentified

Series III.

Identified Sites in Unidentified locations

Subseries A.

Renault house and buildings

Subseries B.

Stouffer house

Series IV.

Unidentified Sites in Unidentified locations

Subseries A.

Buildings

Series V.

Mississippi River related

Subseries A.

On the River

Subseries B.

On ―Our Island‖

Series VI.

Kentucky

Subseries A.

Huntley horse farm

Subseries B.

Streams and bridges

Series VII.

Portraits

Subseries A.

Henri and Line Walbert

INDEX TERMS

Arcades--New Orleans--Photographs.

5040008

Architecture, Domestic--Louisiana--Jackson-- Photographs.

5040014

Architecture, Domestic--Photographs.

5040019

Architecture--Details--Photographs.

5040030

5040032

5040054

Beauregard Plantation (Chalmette, La.)--Photographs.

5040039

Bocage Plantation (Darrow, La.)--Photographs.

5040015

5040023

5040024

Cherokee (Natchez, Miss.)--Photographs.

5040050

Courthouses--Louisiana--Clinton--Photographs.

5040041

Courtyards--New Orleans--Photographs.

5040009

5040010

5040011

Covered bridges--Kentucky--Photographs.

5040063

Creole cottages.

5040014

5040016

5040019

5040036

5040037

5040038

5040044

5040052

5040058

5040059

Decorative cast-ironwork--New Orleans--Photographs.

5040012

D'Evereux (Natchez, Miss.)--Photographs.

5040049

Fiske House (Natchez, Miss.)--Photographs.

5040047

5040048

Gazebos--Louisiana--St. Francisville--Photographs.

5040022

Greek revival (Architecture)--Louisiana--Baton Rouge--Photographs.

5040023

5040024

Greek revival (Architecture)--LouisianaChalmette --Photographs.

5040039

Greek revival (Architecture)--Louisiana--Clinton-- Photographs.

5040040

5040041

5040042

5040043

Greek revival (Architecture)--Louisiana--Darrow-- Photographs.

5040015

Greek revival (Architecture)--Louisiana--Saint James Parish--Photographs.

5040029

5040030

5040031

Greek revival (Architecture)--Louisiana--Saint James Parish--Photographs.

5040032

5040034

5040035

Greek revival (Architecture)--Louisiana--St. Francisville--Photographs.

5040020

5040021

Greek revival (Architecture)--Mississippi--Natchez--Photographs.

5040045

5040047

5040048

5040049

5040050

5040051

5040053

5040054

Greek revival (Architecture)--Photographs.

5040018

Group portraits.

5040064

5040068

Hanging Fork Creeks (Ky.)--Photographs.

5040062

Horse farms--Kentucky--Photographs.

5040060

5040061

Horse grooms--Kentucky--Photographs.

5040060

Horseback riding.

5040066

Horses--Kentucky--Photographs.

5040060

5040061

Indoor photography.

5040045

Jackson Barracks (New Orleans, La.)--Photographs.

5040001

5040002

5040003

Jackson Square (New Orleans, La.)--Photographs.

5040006

Kitchens--Louisiana--Saint James Parish--Photographs.

5040031

5040032

Landscape photography.

5040065

Landscape photography--Kentucky.

5040062

5040063

Landscape photography--Louisiana--Jefferson Parish.

5040025

5040026

5040027

5040028

Lawyers Row (Clinton, La.)--Photographs.

5040040

Live oak--Louisiana--Jefferson Parish--Photographs.

5040025

5040026

5040027

Live oak--Louisiana--Jefferson Parish--Photographs. [continued]

5040028

Live oak--Louisiana--Saint James Parish--Photographs.

5040035

Mississippi River--Description and travel--Photographs.

5040055

5040056

5040057

5040058

5040059

Monmouth Plantation (Natchez, Miss.)--Photographs.

5040045

Oakley Plantation (St. Francisville, La.)--Photographs.

5040036

5040037

5040038

Outdoor photography.

5040067

Parlange Plantation (New Roads, La.)--Photographs.

5040016

5040017

Photographic postcards.

5040006

5040007

5040008

5040010

5040011

5040012

Pigeons--Housing--Photographs.

5040017

5040033

Portraits.

5040066

5040067

Presbytere (New Orleans, La.)--Photographs.

5040008

Renault House (La.)--Photographs.

5040018

Rosedown Plantation--Louisiana--St. Francisville-- Photographs.

5040020

5040021

5040022

Silliman Collegiate Institute (Clinton, La.)-- Photographs.

5040042

Snapshots.

5040065

Solarized prints.

5040013

St. Louis Cathedral (New Orleans, La.)--Photographs.

5040004

5040005

5040006

5040007

Staircases--Mississippi--Natchez--Photographs.

5040045

Streetscapes (Urban design)--New Orleans-- Photographs.

5040012

5040013

Uncle Sam Plantation (Saint James Parish, La.)-- Photographs.

5040029

5040030

5040031

5040032

5040033

5040034

5040035

Vieux Carré (New Orleans, La.)--Photographs.

5040009

5040010

5040011

5040012

5040013

Walbert, Henri

5040064

5040065

5040067

5040068

Walbert, Line.

5040064

5040066

5040068

Waverly Plantation (West Feliciana Parish, La.)-- Photographs.

5040046

CONTAINER LIST

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