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Seemann Family Papers

Call Number: MSS 625
Title: Seemann Family Papers
Creator: Seemann, William H., 1878-1938 (associated name)
Seemann, John M., 1880-1947 (associated name)
Tulane University of Louisiana, Medical Department (maker)
T. Hausmann & Sons (maker)
Date of Creation: 1898-1934
Extent: 8 items
Object Name: pins (jewelry)
cards (information artifacts)
programs (documents)
Collection Type: Archival & Special Collections
Currency/Coins/Exchange Media
Documents & Correspondence
Personal Accessories
Language: English and Latin
Biography/History: Wm H. Seemann (1878-1938) was a bacteriologist and served as Dean of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, including Preventative Medicine at Tulane University. He also served as president of the Orleans Parish Medical Society.
John M. Richards (1880-1947) ran for Recorder of Mortgages in New Orleans in 1930. He aligned himself with Francis Williams, who was a candidate for mayor.
Scope and Content: The Seemann Family Papers includes items directly related to brothers John M. and William H. Seemann, as well as items with a tangential connection to them. Course tickets from when William Seemann attended Tulane Medical School are included, as well as his Louisiana State Board of Health bacteriologist pin. An Orleans Parish Medical Society meeting reminder is also present. This collection also contains a campaign card from John M. Seemann's bid for Recorder of Mortgages for the city of New Orleans. Other items include a program for a Vatican Choirs performance, a card concerning a package delivered to the Grunewald Hotel, and a poll book from the 8th ward.
Arrangement: Chronological
Notes: Seemann Family Papers, MSS 625, Williams Research Center, The Historic New Orleans Collection
Restrictions: Researchers may be limited to consulting one or two items at a time, per the discretion of the Reading Room staff.
Reproduction of original documents, when permitted, must be performed by the Williams Research Center staff.
Requesting: Please provide the reference staff with the manuscript call number.
Collection Theme(s): Medicine
Universities and Colleges
Music and Performing Arts
Politics, Government and Law
Campaigns and Elections
Subjects: Seemann, William H., 1878-1938 -- More information
Seemann, John M., 1880-1947 -- More information
Tulane University of Louisiana, Medical Department
Louisiana State Board of Health
T. Hausmann & Sons -- More information
Richards, E. V., Jr., 1886-1960 -- More information
Grunewald Hotel (New Orleans, La.) -- More information
Orleans Parish Medical Society
Chaillé, Stanford E., 1830-1911 -- More information
French Opera House
New Orleans (La.)
Related Artwork &
John M. Seemann Campaign Card 83-33-L.6
Lower Level Records: MSS 625.1; Tulane University Medical Department Course Ticket, Item Level.
MSS 625.2; Tulane University Medical Department Course Ticket, Item Level.
MSS 625.3; Orleans Parish Medical Society meeting reminder, Item Level.
MSS 625.4; Notice of a package delivery to the Grunewald Hotel, Item Level.
MSS 625.5; Program for the Vatican Choirs appearing at the French Opera House, Item Level.
MSS 625.6; John Seemann Candidate card for Recorder of Mortgages, Item Level.
MSS 625.7; Poll Book for the men of the 8th Ward, precinct 3, Item Level.
MSS 625.8; Louisiana State Board of Health Pin, Item Level.
Accession Number: 2010.0090
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