Knights d'Orleans records
Scope and Contents
The collection includes the club's constitution and bylaws, minutes, brochures, stationery, membership rosters, financial records, property inventory, photographs, correspondence, and memorabilia of activities. The club assists various Carnival krewes with staffing, presenting, and providing security for events. It also raises funds for its annual "Anniversary Run" and for other club, social, civic, and charitable activities.
- Creation: 1993-2006
- Other: Date acquired: 12/06/2004
- Knights d'Orleans (Organization) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.
Box 1 stored in protective storage.
Conditions Governing Use
Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Biographical / Historical
The Knights d'Orleans was founded in 1974. According to the organization's bylaws, "the purpose of this organization shall be the binding together of persons with shared interests in leather and levi and to promote brotherhood, service and aid to the community." The New Orleans-based club assists various Carnival krewes with staffing, presenting, and providing security for events. It also raises funds for its annual "Anniversary Run" and for other club, social, civic, and charitable activities.
2.5 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Arranged generally in chronological order, to accommodate accretions. The collection consists of 5 boxes. It is 2.5 linear feet.
Source of Acquisition
Method of Acquisition
Accruals and Additions
Additions to the collection may occur in the future.
Collection processed by Eira Tansey in July 2009. Archon collection-level record originally created in May 2010.
Genre / Form
- Administrative records.
- Application forms.
- Membership lists.
- New Orleans (La.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
- New Orleans (La.) -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
- Archon Finding Aid Title
- Eira Tansey
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- 2011: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011. Revised by LAC Group 9/15/11.