University of Louisiana
University of Louisiana (B.M. Norman, 1848)
(Courtesy: Tulane University Archives)

The university was located on University Place in New Orleans, a site now occupied by the Fairmont Hotel.  The state institution, which was chartered in 1847, had buildings, a student body, a faculty, schools of medicine and law, an academic department and a library at the time it was taken over by the Board of Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund in 1884 and renamed "Tulane University of Louisiana" [1].

  1. John P. Dyer, Tulane: The Biography of a University, 1834 - 1965, Harper & Row Publishers, New York and London, 1st Ed., 1966, Chap. 2, pp. 18-46.