Pritchett and Larose families papers, 1819-1973
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Brief Description: The collection consists of correspondence, birth certificates, obituaries, newspaper clippings, photographs, and ephemera belonging to the Pritchett and Larose families. Much of the correspondence is between Reverend Edgar Herndon Pritchett and his wife Jennie and Augustin Larose and his wife Amelie. Included in the photographs are a glass color portrait and an ambrotype of Augustin Larose. The family ephemera includes Civil War material; a political broadside for William H. Harrison, Jennie Pritchett's father; and memorabilia of the actor Frederick Warde.
Held at:
Louisiana Research Collection
202 Jones Hall
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 504-865-5685
Email: larc [at] tulane.edu
Record Series Number: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 916
Created by: Pritchett family., Larose family.
Volume: 1.0 Boxes
Acquired: 06/06/1988.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged by topic, then chronologically. The collection consists of one box.
Biographical Note for Pritchett family. : Reverend Edgar Herndon Pritchett was a Methodist minister and was married to Jennie Harrison. Her father was William Henry Harrison (not the president) and son of Robert Harrison II. He ran for a seat in the Virginia Legislature in 1847. Augustin Larose was married to Amelie Larose.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.
Subject Index
Larose, Amelie.
Larose, Augustin.
Larose family.
Pritchett, Edgar Herndon.
Pritchett, Jennie Harrison.
Pritchett family.
Genres/Forms of Material
Birth certificates.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence.
Obituaries.
Photographs.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
French [fre]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Acquisition Notes: James Terrell.  Gift.
PreferredCitation: Pritchett and Larose families papers, Manuscripts Collection 916, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.