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John P. Dyer papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-77

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of material from former Tulane University College dean John P. Dyer, including personal correspondence, materials from New Orleans Rotary, ephemera from Tulane Night Performances, as well as his publication research and portions of some manuscripts. Also included are his reference materials on the Civil war and the Confederacy, night and adult colleges, a Bible, as well as two scrapbooks and three plaques.

Dates

  • 1878-1968 (bulk: 1951-1966)

Creator

OFFSITE LOCATION

The collection is stored offsite. Researchers must contact specialcollections@tulane.edu at least two business days (48 business hours) in advance for access to these materials.

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.

Biographical / Historical

John P. Dyer was University College Dean at Tulane University from 1948 to 1968. He was well known for his writings on the Civil War as well as the book, Tulane: The Biography of a University. Dyer was a champion of adult evening education.

Extent

11 Linear Feet (22 Boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically. The collection consists of 22 boxes and 3 bound volumes. It is 11 linear feet.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2010 by LAC Group.

Title
Carol Eiseman papers
Status
Completed
Author
LAC Group. Edited by Andrew Mullins, III.
Date
2013 July 7
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

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