Michael Wynne collection
Scope and Contents
The collection is made up of correspondence, a deposition, reminiscences, and other written materials about Louisiana. There is also correspondence to Michael Wynne, Lyle Saxon material, autographs of Louisiana and United States dignitaries, certificates, numismatic material, Loyola University material, religious material, notes and cards, photographs, prints, maps, André Olivier material, and other printed materials. There is also Diettel family material, including a journal, letters, photographs, and artifacts.
- Wynne, Michael Dayries. (Person)
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
Michael Dayries Wynne has lived in Pineville, Alexandria, Marksville, and Baton Rouge. He majored in history at Louisiana State University. He is a state probation and parole supervisor in Alexandria. His interests are autograph collecting, numismatics, and history. In 1983, the Alexandria Genealogical and Historical Library had a display of his collection of business and calling cards. A member of the Dayries family, he is a cousin of LaVerne "Pike" Thomas, whose collection contains some material from Michael Dayries Wynne.
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged by topic as follows: collected written correspondence and materials about Louisiana, letters to Michael Wynne, Lyle Saxon material, autographs of Louisiana and United States dignitaries, certificates, numismatic materials, Reverend Florence D. Sullivan material, Loyola University material, religious material, notes and cards, photographs, prints, maps, André Olivier material, "La vie, le crime et les confessions d'Ernest et Alexis Blanc," Beautiful Pointe Coupée and her prominent citizens, programs and menus, other printed material, and Diettel family material. The collection consists of one box.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Michael Dayries Wynne. Date acquired: 11/30/1976.
Accruals and Additions
Additional contributions made since 1977.
Other Descriptive Information
OCLC Number: 746324570
Collection processed in 1994 by SMW and ML.
- Olivier, André Antoine, 1889-1980.
- Saxon, Lyle, 1891-1946.
- Wynne, Michael Dayries.
- Certificates Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Diettel family.
- Loyola University (New Orleans, La.)
- Maps Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Photographs Subject Source: Local sources
- Religious objects Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Signatures (names) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Souvenir programs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Michael Wynne collection
- LAC Group
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description