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Commonplace books

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Alice Monroe Labouisse papers

Identifier: LaRC-283
Scope and Contents The collection contains photographs, correspondence, bills and receipts, cards and invitations, clippings, church publications, and photo albums. There is a commonplace book of Alice Blanc dated 1875 September and 1876 that includes observations on the United States Centennial in Philadelphia. The photograph albums include images of the Gulf Coast, North Carolina, New York, and New Orleans (buildings). There are also family photographs of the Labouisse family as well as desk diaries of Alice...
Dates: 1875-1965

Degelos and Landry families papers

Identifier: LaRC-1025
Scope and Contents The collection contains family correspondence, an invitation to the French Opera House, an exercise book, postcards, scrapbooks, and a postcard album relating to the Degelos and Landry families of New Orleans. The scrapbook of Marie Elisabeth Cécile Degelos Landry includes photographs of Degelos family members. The scrapbook of postcards contains a significant amount of postcards from across the United States. There is also a commonplace book of L. Degelos that contains speeches of Civil War...
Dates: 1847-1957