Louisiana Research Collection

Tuesday, August 13; 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm | No reservation required.

Contact information (for reservations and information):
Leon Miller, Head, Louisiana Research Collection,
lmiller@tulane.edu or 504-314-7833

The Louisiana Research Collection (LaRC) is the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive research center for New Orleans and the second largest for Louisiana as a whole after Hill Memorial Library at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. As an integrated research library and archives, LaRC offers a full range of library and archival research resources, from books and manuscripts to maps and images.

LaRC supports almost every aspect of Louisiana research, but among our special strengths are art, business, Carnival, the Civil War, Jewish studies, LGBT studies, Louisiana politics, medicine, social welfare, literature, waterways, and women's studies.

We welcome CoSA/SAA attendees to come visit the Louisiana Research Collection for an informal open house featuring some of our internationally-recognized holdings.

Directions: The Louisiana Research Collection (LaRC) is located on the uptown campus of Tulane University. The Victor H. and Margaret G. Schiro Reading Room is located in Room 202, Jones Hall, 6801 Freret Street. Jones Hall is directly across Newcomb Place from Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, which is Tulane's main library.

Situated on the St. Charles streetcar line and the Freret bus line, Tulane’s Uptown Campus is just a few minutes from numerous restaurants in the Riverbend/Carrollton area, and is easily accessible from downtown New Orleans and the French Quarter.

The closest metered parking spaces are on Newcomb Circle, two blocks away. Please be aware that all metered spaces are for short-term parking only. Parking along most side streets is limited to two hours.

For more information on getting to LaRC, transportation and parking, please visit http://larc.tulane.edu/patron/location