Resources

Following are listed a variety of preservation resources and aids for your research of historical preservation, places, people, artifacts, and written history with a focus on  Louisiana and central Louisiana.  Good hunting!

Cammie G. Henry Research Center

At the NSU University, the Cammie G. Henry Research Center is open to researchers by appointment only. 

Louisiana Colonial Documents

The Louisiana State Museum completes the digitization and online publication of its Colonial Documents Collection, a massive project that will exponentially increase access to this rich archive for researchers of every stripe, from high school students to amateur genealogists to academic historians.

Louisiana Historical Association

The Louisiana Historical Association is an independent, non-profit, professional organization devoted to the promotion of Louisiana history from a multi-disciplinary perspective.

Louisiana Historical Society

Founded in 1835, the Louisiana Historical Society is the oldest historical organization in the state.  Today the Society remains dedicated to the writing, promotion and understanding of Louisiana history.

Louisiana Digital Library

The Louisiana Digital Library (LDL) is an online library of more than 144,000 digital items from Louisiana archives, libraries, museums, and other repositories, making unique historical treasure accessible to students, researchers, and the general public in Louisiana and across the globe.

Louisiana's National Register properties should be a major focus of any study relating to our heritage. Our database includes narratives describing each listed resource and explaining the significance (Parts 7 & 8 of the National Register Nomination Form), a selection of photographs, and maps.

To provide all Louisianans with access to and an appreciation of their own rich, shared and diverse historical, literary and cultural heritage through grant-supported outreach programs, family literacy and adult reading initiatives, teacher professional development institutes, publications, film and radio documentaries, museum exhibitions, cultural tourism, public lectures, library projects, and other public humanities programming.

Dedicated to collecting, presenting, interpreting and promoting understanding of the wealth of history associated with Alexandria, and all of Louisiana.

Researching historic buildings in New Orleans.  Includes links to The Historic New Orleans Collection, The Notarial Archives, New Orleans Public Library, Tulane University Southeastern Architectural Archive, Friends of the Cabildo, Neo Orleans Preservation Timeline, et al.

To promote the preservation of our state’s cultural and architectural heritage through education, advocacy and stewardship 

Parma Conservation

Preservation and recovery of masterpieces of art.  Parma has worked on hundreds of paintings and murals throughout the country, from courthouses and places of worship, to museums and private homes.  Parma’s staff has decades of experience working on paintings, frescoes, murals, and works of art on paper.

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