Longue Vue House and Gardens historic collection, 1840-1981 (bulk, 1930-1970).


Longue Vue House and Gardens (New Orleans, La.). Longue Vue House and Gardens historic collection, 1840-1981 (bulk, 1930-1970).

Longue Vue House and Gardens historic collection, 1840-1981 (bulk, 1930-1970).

This collection contains photographs, slides, post cards, maps, correspondence, diaries, receipts, garden plans and notes, awards, scrapbooks, contributions records, telegrams, manuals, catalogs, invoices, lists, stock information, newsletters, plaques, obituaries, programs and articles relating to the Stern family, their extended family, the home and its furniture and gardens. Some information is also included about other residences: Beekman St. in Chicago, where Mrs. Stern lived prior to her marriage.

51 cubic feet (223 boxes)

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Edgar Bloom Stern was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1886 to Maurice and Hannah Bloom Stern. Maurice Stern was a partner in the firm of Lehman, Stern and Co., whose offices were located at the corner of Baronne and Gravier Streets, but were moved in 1917 to 840-842 Union Street. The family home was located at 5115 Saint Charles Avenue. Edgar Stern lived most of his life in New Orleans with the exception of attending college at Harvard University. Mr. Stern had an active business and civic ca...

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