New Orleans Public Library
City Archives and Louisiana Division Special Collections
219 Loyola Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70112
The Louisiana Division houses the New Orleans City Archives (1769-present), the records of the Orleans Parish civil courts (1804–1926) and criminal courts (1830–1931), and manuscripts collections, including the Louisiana Photograph Collection, the Carnival Collection, the Map Collection, the Menu Collection, the Rare Vertical File, and the Rare Book Collection.