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Sisters of the Holy Family

The records of the Clerk of Civil District Court’s Office, which date back to the 1700s, represent the rich history of New Orleans and its diverse communities. Our archives can be used for property, family history, architectural, and landscaping research. The month of December is known as the season of giving. A particular organization thatContinue reading “Sisters of the Holy Family”

Archives Month – Cemetery District/Canal Street Cemeteries Part 2

The records of the Clerk of Civil District Court’s Office, which date back to the 1700s, represent the rich history of New Orleans and its diverse communities. Our archives can be used for property, family history, architectural, and landscaping research. Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery The Odd Fellows Rest Cemetery holds a bit of intrigue because,Continue reading “Archives Month – Cemetery District/Canal Street Cemeteries Part 2”

Archives Month – Cemetery District/Canal Street Cemeteries Part 1

The records of the Clerk of Civil District Court’s Office, which date back to the 1700s, represent the rich history of New Orleans and its diverse communities. Our archives can be used for property, family history, architectural, and landscaping research. The above Plan Book Plan gives insight into the development of cemeteries along Metairie RidgeContinue reading “Archives Month – Cemetery District/Canal Street Cemeteries Part 1”

Archives Month – Benevolent Society and Family Tombs

The records of the Clerk of Civil District Court’s Office, which date back to the 1700s, represent the rich history of New Orleans and its diverse communities. Our archives can be used for property, family history, architectural, and landscaping research. Benevolent associations can be categorized into three groups: mutual aid societies, fraternal organizations, and laborContinue reading “Archives Month – Benevolent Society and Family Tombs”

Archives Month – Tombs: Contracts and Sales

The records of the Clerk of Civil District Court’s Office, which date back to the 1700s, represent the rich history of New Orleans and its diverse communities. Our archives can be used for property, family history, architectural, and landscaping research. In the early 1800s, the population and economy of New Orleans continued to expand, andContinue reading “Archives Month – Tombs: Contracts and Sales”

Archives Month – New Orleans Cemetery History

The records of the Clerk of Civil District Court’s Office, which date back to the 1700s, represent the rich history of New Orleans and its diverse communities. Our archives can be used for property, family history, architectural, and landscaping research. New Orleans is prominently known and beloved for many things, including its cemeteries. New OrleansContinue reading “Archives Month – New Orleans Cemetery History”

Benevolent Societies and Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs

National Archives Month is just around the corner in October! Check out our website at orleanscivilclerk.com for the latest and upcoming virtual exhibits, which can also be viewed in person at the Notarial Archives Research Center, 1340 Poydras Street. For 2021’s Archives Month, the office will present exhibits on cemeteries and their association with benevolentContinue reading “Benevolent Societies and Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs”

19th Century Architects and Builders

The records of the Clerk of Civil District Court’s Office, which date back to the 1700s, represent the rich history of New Orleans and its diverse communities. Our archives can be used for property, family history, architectural, and landscaping research. The Clerk’s Office would like to highlight two African American individuals: Joseph Chateau and PaulContinue reading “19th Century Architects and Builders”

The Anatomy of Notarial Acts

The records of the Clerk of Civil District Court’s Office, which date back to the 1700s, represent the rich history of New Orleans and its diverse communities. Our archives can be used for property, family history, architectural, and landscaping research. We have highlighted several examples of notarial acts in recent blog posts, and an explanationContinue reading “The Anatomy of Notarial Acts”

Women’s History Month

The records of the Clerk of Civil District Court’s Office, which date back to the 1700s, represent the rich history of New Orleans and its diverse communities. Our archives can be used for property, family history, architectural, and landscaping research. In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Clerk’s Office would like to highlight free womenContinue reading “Women’s History Month”

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