This is from the Secretary of State website to be precise: http://www.sos.louisiana.gov/archives/archives/archives-libr...
- Apparently they've not updated their website since 2004.
Researchers may obtain any of the following vital records by visiting the Louisiana State Archives Research Library or may request the records by mail. The Archives maintains the following:
Orleans Parish birth records for 1819-1904 (births over 100 years ago)*
(Index for 1790-1818, but no records)
Orleans Parish marriage records for 1870-1954 (marriages over 50 years ago)**
(Index for 1831-1869, but no records.)
Orleans Parish death records for 1819-1954 (deaths over 50 years ago)*
(Index for 1804-1818)
Statewide death records for 1911-1954 (deaths over 50 years ago)*