A.B. Paterson papers Edit


LaRC Manuscripts Collection 908


  • 1908-1958 (label)
  • Date acquired: 09/08/1988 (Other)


  • 3.00 boxes (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    The collection is made up of A.B. Paterson's photographs, newspaper clippings, memorial material, a photograph album, awards, and scrapbooks. Paterson was one of the founders of the International House, a member of Young Men's Business Club of New Orleans, and active with the New Orleans Area Council Boy Scouts of America, Louisiana State Board of Industry and Commerce, and New Orleans Aviation Board.

  • Arrangement Note

    The collection is arranged by topic, as follows: awards and commendations; family photograph album; scrapbook of newspaper clippings; personal papers; loose newspaper clippings; photograph album on Arkansas Light and Power; and Paterson photographs. The collection consists of three boxes.

  • Biographical / Historical

    A.B. Patterson (1883-1952) was a New Orleans businessman and civic leader. He was active with the New Orleans Area Council of Boy Scouts of America, the Louisiana State Board of Industry and Commerce (1937-1938), and the New Orleans Aviation Board. Paterson was also one of the fourteen founders of the International House in New Orleans in 1943.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Physical rights are retained by the the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

  • Other Descriptive Information

    OCLC Number: 788532392

  • Source of Acquisition

    Mrs. Eugene Countiss.

  • Method of Acquisition


  • Preferred Citation

    A.B. Paterson papers, Manuscripts Collection 908, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

  • Processing Information

    Collection processed in 1996 by H.B.