City Archives
New Orleans Public Library

New Orleans (La.) Council Research Office
CRS Files, 1987-1996

The Council Research staff performed numerous and varied tasks at the request of individual councilmembers. In addition to drafting legislation those tasks included preparing speeches/remarks, drafting letters, drafting proclamations, and researching issues related to the business of the City Council. Later in the period covered by these records the office began to keep separate files (CPR) for proclamations, most of which were discarded by the Archives. All CRS files were retained but were weeded to remove (numerous) duplicates, materials collected from non-Louisiana sources (copies of other cities' legislation and the like), copies of local newspaper articles, and other materials not produced by or for the Council Research staff or other city officials/employees. The files are arranged in numerical order by year.

No files (with the exception of several included in the Correspondence/Subject Files series) from prior to 1987 were transferred to the Archives. A fair number of individual files were not included in the transfer; no attempt has been made to list those that are missing. Additional files were found to be empty; the archivist marked them as empty as of the date viewed. No attempt has been made to list empty files. A number of CRS files came to the Archives apart from the main series of such records; those have been inventoried separately as "stray" files.

The City Archives holds the following CRS files:

  • 1987 (7 boxes, arranged in straight numerical order)
  • 1988 (6 boxes, arranged in straight numerical order)
  • 1989 (6 boxes, arranged in straight numerical order)
  • 1990 (6 boxes, arranged in straight numerical order)
  • 1991-1996 (15 boxes, arranged according to the inventory below)
  • "Strays" (interfiled in boxes with the Correspondence/Subject files; click HERE for a list.

CRS Number Start CRS Number End Folder Number
91-001 91-020 2004-54
91-022 91-038 2004-55
91-042 91-098 2004-53
91-099 91-151 2004-52
91-152 91-192 2005-27
91-193 91-205 2005-28
91-206 91-234 2005-29
91-235 91-291 2005-30
91-292 91-346 2005-31
91-352 91-380 2004-50
91-381 91-425 2004-49
91-426 91-480 2004-51
91-481 91-512 2005-24
91-513 91-543 2005-25
91-544 91-565 2005-26
91-566 91-619 2004-29
92-002 92-039 2004-30
92-043 92-114 2004-31
92-117 92-190 2004-32
92-191 92-230 2004-33
92-231 92-290 2004-34
92-291 92-342 2004-35
92-343 92-399 2005-13
92-402 92-423 2005-14
92-425 92-438 2005-15
92-442 92-475 2005-11
92-476 92-500 2005-12
92-505 92-550 2005-09
92-551 92-589 2005-10
92-591 92-679 2005-02
92-683 92-741 2005-08
92-731 92-788 2005-01
93-001 93-059 2005-23
93-061 93-119 2005-22
93-120 93-190 2005-21
93-193 93-220 2005-20
93-225 93-259 2005-19
93-261 93-330 2004-39
93-331 93-390 2004-41
93-391 93-440 2004-40
93-441 93-510 2004-38
93-512 93-555 2004-37
93-557 93-609 2004-36
93-611 93-709 2004-58
93-712 93-751 2004-59
93-752 93-780 2004-60
93-771 93-806 2004-57
93-807 93-848 2004-56
94-004 94-050 2005-32
94-053 94-107 2004-48
94-111 94-160 2004-45
94-163 94-318 2004-47
94-334 94-469 2004-46
94-432 94-538 2004-42
94-535 94-589 2004-44
94-593 94-602 2004-43
95-004 95-350 2004-13
95-351 95-584 2004-14
95-448 95-559 2004-01
96-001 96-156 2004-15
96-158 96-201 2004-17
96-204 96-287 2004-18
96-288 96-358 2004-19
96-304 96-336 2004-16
96-359 96-524 2004-20

Back to Council Research Main Page

Back to Nutrias Home

5/5/2005-we