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William Borah Papers, Additions, Part 2

Higher Level Record: MSS 494
Call Number: MSS 494.3
Title: William Borah Papers, Additions, Part 2
Creator: Borah, William E., 1937-2017 (collector)
Date of Creation: 1996-2002
Extent: 743 items.
Object Name: clippings (information artifacts)
legal documents
photographic prints
disks (object genres)
agendas (administrative records)
architectural drawings (visual works)
land use maps
maps (documents)
negatives (photographs)
personal papers
plans (maps)
Collection Type: Archival & Special Collections
Documents & Correspondence
Moving Images
Language: English.
Biography/History: William E. Borah (1937-2017) was a lawyer in New Orleans active in matters of historic preservation and land use.
Scope and Content: The William Borah Papers Additions, Part 2, include photographs, notes, news clippings, letters, legal documents, fliers, signs, a videotape, a computer disk, and other papers regarding the Castellon Pharmacy construction controversy and the Wal-Mart construction controversy. The Castellon Pharmacy materials document the controversy over construction at the Oak Street store in the Carrollton Riverbend neighborhood of New Orleans. The Wal-Mart materials document the controversy over plans to construct a large store and a housing development on the site of the former St. Thomas housing project in the Lower Garden District neighborhood of New Orleans.
Arrangement: Original order.
Notes: William Borah Papers, MSS 494, 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Finding Aid: An unpublished finding guide is available in the Williams Research Center reading room.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): Architecture and Urban Development
Built Environment and Land Usage
Construction and Engineering
Historic Preservation
Municipal Infrastructure and City Planning
New Orleans Neighborhoods
Buildings Commercial Structures
Buildings Residential Structures
Survey Maps
Twentieth Century
Twenty-first Century
City of New Orleans Government
Social Reform and Activism
Subjects: Borah, William E., 1937-2017 -- More information
Preservation Resource Center of New Orleans -- More information
New Orleans (La.). City Council. -- More information
New Orleans (La.)
Carrollton (New Orleans, La.)
Garden District (New Orleans, La.)
Oak Street (New Orleans, La.)
Historic buildings -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Urban ecology (Biology) -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Urban renewal -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
City planning -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Lawyers -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Political activists -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Accession Number: 2006.0002
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