Alice Keighley papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of personal papers of Alice Edith Keighley of New Orleans, La. Included are items of social ephemera pertaining to Miss Keighley over many decades, predominantly Carnival invitations and other ephemera. Also included are correspondence and a scrapbook called a debut book, covering social events of 1928-1929.
- Keighley, Alice Edith, 1907-2001 (Person)
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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
Alice Edith Keighley (1907-2001) was a life-long resident of New Orleans. For many years she worked in the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, and retired as head of the bindery department.
1.5 Linear Feet (1 box and 1 v.)
Language of Materials
Folders in the box are arranged alphabetically by krewe.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Alice Keighley; date aquired: 1969 with later additions.
Carnival krewes represented in this collection include Achaeans, Apollo, Athenians, Atlanteans, Comus, Harlequins, Mithras, Momus, Mystery, Mystic Club, Nippon, Elves of Oberon, Odysseus, Omardz, Osiris, Les Pierrettes, Prophets of Persia, Proteus, Rex and Twelfth Night Revelers.
- Carnival -- Louisiana -- New Orleans Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Keighley, Alice Edith, 1907-2001
- New Orleans (La) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Women -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Written for OCLC by Susanna Powers.
- 2017 Feb. 9
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