December 31, 2012
The Louisiana Historical Center, located in the French Quarter at the Old U.S. Mint, is one of America’s great archives. Since it opened in 1982, the center has served thousands of researchers from around the world. In addition to its priceless collections of Colonial-era manuscripts and maps, the Louisiana Historical Center houses a wealth of primary and secondary source materials in a wide range of media.
AHA members are invited to tour the Louisiana Historical Center on Thursday, January 3rd from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. The address is: 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116.
This tour will highlight some of the Louisiana Historical Center’s primary collections.
The Center’s general manuscript collection comprises approximately 500 linear feet and dates from 1584 to present. It varies in type and subject matter, and is diverse, ranging from email@example.com The tour is free to AHA members. Attendees should plan to meet on the 3rd floor landing of the Mint by 6:30 when the tour of the Louisiana Historical Center will begin. The tour will last approximately 1 hour.
For more information on the Center, please visit their website.