Doris Lurie Chesky papers, 1951-1975
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Brief Description: The collection consists of three bound manuscripts that document some of the activities of Doris Lurie Chesky, vocal music teacher at Alcee Fortier High School, New Orleans, during the middle of the twentieth century. There are letters regarding special personal sick leave, a proposed program about improving human relations for teachers and students, and a pageant written by Chesky.
Held at:
Louisiana Research Collection
202 Jones Hall
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 504-865-5685
Email: larc [at]
Record Series Number: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 833
Created by: Chesky, Doris Annette Lurie, 1915-1989.
Volume: 1.0 Boxes
Acquired: 11/00/1990.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged by topic as follows: correspondence, proposal, and pageant. The collection consists of three volumes.
Biographical Note for Chesky, Doris Annette Lurie, 1915-1989. : Doris Lurie Chesky was a teacher of vocal music at Alcee Fortier High School in New Orleans. She worked with both students and faculty at Fortier in human relations activities. In 1952 the Ford Foundation Fund for the Advancement of Education awarded her a grant for a year's study.
Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.
Subject Index
Chesky, Doris Annette Lurie, 1915-1989.
Education -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Fortier High School (New Orleans, La.)
Interpersonal relations.
Music teachers -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Voice teachers.
Genres/Forms of Material
Manuscripts (document genre)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.
Physical Access Notes: Collection consists of photocopies.
Acquisition Notes: Estate of Doris Lurie Chesky.  Gift.
PreferredCitation: Doris Lurie Chesky papers, Manuscripts Collection 833, 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.