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F. Julius Dreyfous Drawings Collection

Identifier: SEAA-153

Scope and Contents

This collection includes study drawings and some notes made by New Orleans architect Felix Julius Dreyfous (1896-1975).


  • 1915–1920s


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

Biographical / Historical

Dreyfous was a named partner with the architectural firm Weiss, Dreyfous, and Seiferth, noted for designing important Louisiana and New Orleans buildings such as the Louisiana State Capitol building in Baton Rouge, Charity Hospital in New Orleans, and several buildings of the second phase of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.


2.48 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials



Collection is arranged in no particular order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Material was given by Ruth Dreyfous, widow of F. Julius Dreyfous, to Tulane in 1989.

Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US