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Gilmour Residence Collection

Call Number: MSS 444
Title: Gilmour Residence Collection
Creator: Christovich, Mary Louise, b. 1928 (donor)
Date of Creation: 1850-1975
Extent: 8 Items.
Object Name: contracts
clippings (information artifacts)
Collection Type: Archival & Special Collections
Documents & Correspondence
Language: English
Scope and Content: The Gilmour Residence Collection traces the ownership of the property currently located at 2520 Prytania Street. The first owners mentioned in the collection are Edward Ogden and John Egerton. The property came into the hands of Thomas C. Gilmour in 1852, and remained in the family's possession until 1882. The collection contains acts of sale, newspaper clippings, and other legal documents.
Arrangement: Chronological
Notes: Gilmour Residence Collection, MSS 444, Williams Research Center, The Historic New Orleans Collection.
Finding Aid: An unpublished finding guide is available in the Williams Research Center Reading Room. See MSS binders.
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 and folder number.
Collection Theme(s): Property Transfers and Title Records
Survey Maps
Buildings Residential Structures
Architecture and Urban Development
Architects and Firms
Historic Preservation
New Orleans Neighborhoods
Subjects: Gilmour, Thomas C., d. 1865 -- More information
Ogden, Edward -- More information
Egerton, John, b. ca. 1810 -- More information
Mure, William, ca. 1813-1864 -- More information
Parker, John Milliken, 1838-1893 -- More information
Thayer, Isaac -- More information
Mullins, James D., b. 1928 -- More information
Parker, John Milliken, 1863-1939 -- More information
Gilmour, Anna, b. 1829 -- More information
Parker, Roberta, 1840-1930 -- More information
New Orleans (La.)
Land titles -- Louisiana.
Dwellings -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Historic buildings -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Lower Level Records: MSS 444.1; Act of sale from Edward Ogden and John Egerton to William Mure, Item Level.
MSS 444.2; Act of sale from William Mure to Thomas C. Gilmore, Item Level.
MSS 444.3; Act of sale from Anna Gilmour to John Milliken Parker, Item Level.
MSS 444.4; Act of sale from Anna Gilmour to Roberta B. Parker, Item Level.
MSS 444.5; Copy of the succession of Thomas C. Gilmour, Item Level.
MSS 444.6; Copy of building contract between Thomas C. Gilmour and Isaac Thayer, Item Level.
MSS 444.7; News clipping photograph of John Milliken Parker, Item Level.
MSS 444.8; Copy of act of sale to James D. Mullins, Item Level.
Accession Number: 89-60-L
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