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Leo Francis Dufrechou Office Records

Identifier: SEAA-174

Scope and Contents

This collection of records, from New Orleans architect Leo Francis Dufrechou (1923-2001)'s office, includes project drawings for both East and West Jefferson Hospitals in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Project drawings encompass academic, commercial, office, and residential buildings throughout Louisiana, the United States, and in Egypt. Childhood drawings are also maintained.


  • 1930s–1980s


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

Dufrechou designed many International Style residences in the New Orleans region.


4.39 Linear Feet (4 tube boxes, 1 folio case)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged into two series: Series 1: Project Drawings; Series 2: Project and Childhood Drawings.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Records were given by the family of Leo F. Dufrechou in 2010.

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Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US