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Maurice Singer Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: SEAA-136

Scope and Contents

This collection of records from New Orleans architect Maurice Singer (1922-1980)'s office, as well as those from Pique and Singer (Harold E. Pique 1921-2001), includes mostly residential projects and some small commercial structures. New Orleans encompasses the majority of projects, but buildings throughout Louisiana are also reflected.

Dates

  • 1950s–1980

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection is the physical property of Tulane University Special Collections. Copyright belongs to the creators or their legal heirs and assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or owner’s heir for permission to publish where Tulane University Special Collections does not hold the copyright. For further information, please contact Research Services at specialcollections@tulane.edu.

Biographical / Historical

Singer and Pique were both graduates of the Tulane School of Architecture. Pique also was head of campus planning at Tulane University for a number of years. Pique wrote a book on Creole cuisine in 1989, which is available at Tulane’s Louisiana Research Collection.

Extent

73.33 Linear Feet (22 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

Collection is arranged by project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Records were given by Audrey Singer, Maurice Singer’s widow, to Tulane in 1984.
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

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