ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 1025
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
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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 Confederate generals, obituaries, poems, formulas for various medicines, and a Degelos family genealogy.