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William Tait Baynard papers

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Identifier: LaRC-99

Content Description

This collection consists of personal and business papers of William Tait Baynard of Alexandria, La. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, biographical and genealogical information, telegrams, financial documents, insurance papers, post cards, greeting cards, invitations, calling cards and other items of social ephemera, photographs, advertisements, prescriptions and other medical documents, Mexican lottery tickets, stamps, a printed advertising pin tray, a leather wallet, journal and newspaper clippings and other printed items. Correspondents include E. J. Hart & Co. in New Orleans, prospective employers of travelling salesmen, Buard Baynard and other family members, book publishers, and other vendors and business partners.

Dates

  • 1896-1941

Language of Materials

In English or Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical / Historical

William Tait Baynard (1875-1946) worked in his family's business, Baynard Drug Store, in Alexandria, La. His brother, Ludlow Buard Baynard (b. 1874) served as State Treasurer in the 1920s, and State Auditor 1929-1944.

Extent

3 Linear Feet (6 boxes. )

Arrangement

Arranged by document type and chronologically.

World Cat

OCLC: 93089322

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired in 1955 from the Baynard family.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

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