Archives




 

The purpose of the Ochsner Archives is to acquire, arrange, describe, and preserve the historically significant records of Ochsner Health System and to make these materials available to authorized researchers.

Although traditional institutional archives accept only photographic images and written materials, the Ochsner Archives also collects artifacts that help to complete the historical picture of the institution. Types of artifacts that are frequently considered include: 

alumni records of Ochsner staff
annual reports
audio recordings and transcripts
brochures
budgets
bulletins
catalogs
committee reports and minutes
conference proceedings
construction records
correspondence files
diaries
directories
financial reports

      

interviews
logs or registers
newsletters
oral histories
organizational charts
papers written by Ochsner staff
photographs
postcards
posters
press releases
procedure manuals
scrapbooks
speeches
video recordings and transcripts

To make a donation, call 504-842-3760 or send an email to medicallibrary@ochsner.org.