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Hooks family collection

Identifier: LaRC-1022

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of clippings, scrapbooks, theater programs, music exercises, photographs, correspondence, and recital programs. There are programs from solo performances by Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923) and Enrico Caruso (1873-1921). The scrapbooks contain material about Mrs. Dupuy L. Harrison and her music school, in addition to articles about her activities with the Cercle Lyrique, Athénée louisianais, and the New Orleans Music Teachers' Association. They also contain clippings about various musical performances and performers throughout the New Orleans area.


  • 1889-1928



The collection is stored offsite. Researchers must contact 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

Elise Baynard Liverman and Henry T. Liverman are the parents of Ema L. Hooks. Mrs. Thomas F. Hooks may be Ema L. Hooks. Mrs. Dupuy L. Harrison was a voice teacher and owned a music school. In addition, she was active with the Cercle Lyrique, Athénée louisianais, and the New Orleans Music Teachers' Association.


2 Linear Feet

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Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by format. The collection consists of one box and three volumes. It is 2 linear feet.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2011 by LAC Group.

Hooks family collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US