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Hooks family collection

 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.

Dates

  • 1889-1928

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

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.

Extent

2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

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.

Title
Hooks family collection
Author
LAC Group
Date
01/05/2012
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