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Antonia Compass Picou papers

 Collection
Identifier: HJA-013

Abstract

Antonia Compass was the third wife of jazz clarinetist, Alphonse Picou. This small collection of her personal papers from 1942-1961 includes incoming correspondence addressed to both Antonia and Alphonse Picou, financial and legal documents for several properties that she owned (including Picou’s Bar) as well as some personal documents.  Of note is a letter from Lizzie Miles addressed to “Tony” (Antonia) and “Pic” (Alphonse).

Dates

  • 1942-1961

Creator

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US