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Arthur A. Crais papers

Identifier: LaRC-785

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, certificates, clippings, photographs, pamphlets, bills, minutes, and other materials that relate to Arthur A. Crais' career in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1960 to 1972. Crais was particularly involved with Delgado Trade School, higher education, flood control, pharmacy workers, and political reapportionment. There is a large number of clippings that cover his political career from 1950 to 1972.


  • 1935-1972


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Anthony Crais (1911-2000) was born in New Orleans and married Agnes Lamarque in 1938. They had two children, Dion Elizabeth and Arthur A., Jr. A trained pharmacist, he was also secretary of the board of the Delgado Trades School in 1953. Crais was a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1960 to 1972.


2.00 Boxes

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged by topic, then chronologically, as follows: correspondence, political materials, and clippings. The collection consists of two boxes.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Arthur A. Crais and Arthur A. Crais, Jr. Date acquired: 11/06/1972.

Other Descriptive Information

OCLC Number: 818672222

Processing Information

Collection processed in 1979 by HB.

Arthur A. Crais papers
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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