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Eleanor P. Thompson collection

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-61

Scope and Contents

A collection of material dealing with the social and business life of New Orleans from the 1850s through the 1930s. The collection includes material on fairs, expositions, balls, receptions, concerts, theater performances, social and religious organizations, dedications, women's fashions, souvenir booklets, maps, and business advertisements.

Dates

  • 1853-1933

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by topic as follows: World's Fair, theater, carnival, and other printed material; Knights of Pythias material; YWCA material; correspondence; clippings; maps; cards; postcards; and Civil War material. The collection consists of 5 boxes and is 2.5 linear feet.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Eleanor P. Thompson. Date acquired: 10/10/1958.

Other Descriptive Information

OCLC Number: 651703267

Processing Information

Collection originally processed ('cataloged') November 12, 1958.

Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Author
Jazmin Smith
Date
10/02/2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

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