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Edgar A. Perilloux papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-362

Scope and Contents

The Edgar A. Perilloux papers consists of many documents relating to the history of Carrollton including a manuscript of Carrolton's history, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, articles, notes, certificates, correspondence, and club records.The collection also contains financial papers (statements, checkbooks, and stubs) and photographs.

Dates

  • 1852-1971

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.

Biographical / Historical

Edgar Albert Perilloux (1895-1969) of New Orleans, La., was a son of Louis Ernest Perilloux and Barbara Sharp Perilloux. He worked as an insurance executive, and was active in civic, social, and charitable organizations. He was married twice, and had four children. Edgar A. Perilloux was interested in local history, participated in the Carrollton Carnival Club, and was a member of the Carrollton Business Men's Association, serving as its president in 1948. He authored Carrollton centennial, 1845-1945, and worked to organize the observation of the centennial. Carrollton, La., was incorporated by the state legislature in 1845, became a city in 1856, and was annexed to the City of New Orleans in 1874.

Extent

3 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged by subject. It consists of 7 boxes and is 3 linear feet.

Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mrs. Edgar A. Perilloux. Date acquired: 03/08/1971.

Author
Deirdre Barr
Date
07/12/2010
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
und

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

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