Weiss, Dreyfous & Seiferth (firm)


Weiss, Dreyfous & Seiferth


New Orleans, LA

Firm History Sources

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Archival Holdings

Southeastern Architectural Archive, Tulane University Libraries
Collection 53. Weiss, Dreyfous, and Seiferth Office Records.
Records of the New Orleans office of Weiss, Dreyfous, and Seiferth [Leon C. Weiss, 1882-1953; Felix Julius Dreyfous, 1896-1975; Solis Seiferth, 1895-1984]. Also, records from predecessor and successor offices, as noted in following chronology: Leon C. Weiss (1912-1919); Julius Dreyfous (1917-1919); Weiss and Dreyfous (1919-1923); Weiss, Dreyfous, and Seiferth (1923-1940); Dreyfous and Seiferth (1940-1952); Dreyfous, Seiferth, and Gibert (1952-1960) [James H. Gibert, b. 1926]; Seiferth and Gibert (1960-1970).
Records include project drawings and photographs, with a few additional miscellaneous items. Drawings are organized by project. Weiss, Dreyfous, and Seiferth was one of the more important architectural offices in New Orleans during the second quarter of the 20th century, executing such large scale commissions as the Charity Hospital in New Orleans, the present Louisiana State Capitol building, and the buildings of the second phase of construction of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.
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