New Orleans Public Library
Canal Bank & Trust Company (In Liquidation)
Inventory of branch properties, 1933. [MS166]
The Canal Bank & Trust Company went into liquidation on March 1, 1933 following the National Bank
Holiday. Originally organized as the New Orleans Canal and Banking Company in 1831, this financial
institution was succeeded on May 22, 1933 by the National Bank of Commerce in New Orleans.
The inventory of branch properties is a single "volume" made up of loose sheets of CB&TC (In Liquidation) stationary, one sheet for each branch. Each sheet has a small map showing the location of the branch (by square, showing bounding streets), property dimensions, book and assessed values, and a 3" x 5" photographic print showing the branch building and immediately adjacent properties. Data on fifteen branch banks are recorded in this volume, which also includes a copy of Wm. E. Boesch's "Map of Greater New Orleans, Louisiana" (March 2, 1931) marked to show the locations of the individual branches.
The branch locations were as follows: