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Alice Keighley papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-849

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.

Dates

  • 1924-1987

Creator

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

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.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (1 box and 1 v.)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

Folders in the box are arranged alphabetically by krewe.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Alice Keighley; date aquired: 1969 with later additions.

General

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.

Author
Written for OCLC by Susanna Powers.
Date
2017 Feb. 9
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

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