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Knights d'Orleans records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-986

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.

Dates

  • 1993-2006
  • Other: Date acquired: 12/06/2004

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Protective Storage

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.

Extent

2.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

Arranged generally in chronological order, to accommodate accretions. The collection consists of 5 boxes. It is 2.5 linear feet.

Source of Acquisition

Knights d'Orleans.

Method of Acquisition

Gift.

Accruals and Additions

Additions to the collection may occur in the future.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Eira Tansey in July 2009. Archon collection-level record originally created in May 2010.

Title
Archon Finding Aid Title
Author
Eira Tansey
Date
01/12/2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
eng

Revision Statements

  • 2011: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011. Revised by LAC Group 9/15/11.

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

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