Charles L. Dufour papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Gentle Tiger research notes volumes 1, 2, 3 (notebooks)

Gentle Tiger original manuscript, first draft, page proofs

Gentle Tiger revised draft, final draft, galley proofs

Gentle Tiger correspondence

Gentle Tiger and The Night the War Was Lost research materials

The Night the War was Lost research notes numbers 1 and 2

The Night the War was Lost research notes numbers 3 and 4

The Night the War was Lost work sheets, carbon of original outline

The Night the War was Lost original draft

The Night the War was Lost first revision rough draft

The Night the War was Lost carbon of final draft

The Night the War was Lost final draft (Publisher's copy)

The Night the War was Lost galley proofs, bound proofs

The Night the War was Lost research notes

Nine Men in Grey research notes, letter, cartoon

Nine Men in Grey research notes

Nine Men in Grey original manuscript

Nine Men in Grey final draft

Nine Men in Grey final galley proofs

Henry Hotze letter and dispatch book (original in Library of Congress)

Notebooks

History of New Orleans Country Club drafts and notes

Biography;correspondence; subject files A-F

Subject files G-R

Subject files S-W; printed materials

Clippings of A La Mode and reviews

Clippings of A La Mode and reviews

Clippings of A La Mode and reviews

Clippings of A La Mode and reviews

Clippings of A La Mode and reviews

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Charles L. Dufour papers, 1803-1984 | Louisiana Research Collection

By Jazmin Smith

Collection Overview

Title: Charles L. Dufour papers, 1803-1984

Predominant Dates:1950-1979

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 90

Primary Creator: Dufour, Charles L.

Extent: 25.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged as follows: manuscripts, notebooks (arranged chronologically), correspondence (arranged chronologically), subject files (arranged alphabetically), and bound clippings files (arranged chronologically). The collection consists of 25 boxes, 26 volumes and 1 oversize folder. It is 24 linear feet.

Date Acquired: 10/00/1961

Subjects: Authors, American -- 20th century., Carnival -- Louisiana -- New Orleans., Civil War Round Table., Dufour, Charles L., Journalists -- Louisiana -- New Orleans., Louisiana -- History., New Orleans (La.) -- History., New Orleans (La.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence., Drafts (documents), Galley proofs., Manuscripts for publication., Notebooks.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection of manuscripts by Charles L. Dufour includes the research notes, original drafts, revisions, final drafts and galley and page proofs of his books "Gentle Tiger," "The Night the War Was Lost," and "Nine Men in Gray." The collection also contains correspondence and notebooks from his trips to Europe.

Biographical Note

Charles L. "Pie" Dufour (1903-1996) was a New Orleans newspaperman, author, radio broadcaster, public relations worker, historian, and Tulane University professor. He came from a family that had moved to New Orleans in 1809, and he lived in the city except during the World War II era, when he served in the Army. He wrote twenty books, more than fifty scholarly articles, and over 9,700 installments of his daily New Orleans Item newspaper column, "Pie Dufour's a la Mode." He wrote on diverse subjects, including Louisiana history, New Orleans Carnival, law, sports, classical music, gourmet food, and European travel. Dufour worked as a reporter and columnist for the New Orleans Item (and States-Item) most of his adult life, retiring from journalism in 1978. He also wrote New Orleans, Yesterday and Today: A Guide to the City with John Chase, Walter G. Cowan, Osborne K. Leblanc, and John Wilds. He lived to the age of ninety-three.

Subject/Index Terms

Authors, American -- 20th century.
Carnival -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Civil War Round Table.
Dufour, Charles L.
Journalists -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Louisiana -- History.
New Orleans (La.) -- History.
New Orleans (La.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

Alternate Extent Statement: 24 linear feet

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Acquisition Source: Charles L. Dufour.

Acquisition Method: Gift.

Preferred Citation: Charles L. Dufour papers, Manuscripts Collection 90, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Processing Information: Collection originally processed November 1961. First created in Archon on 4/19/2010. Updated with creator and subject headings on 7/27/2010.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011. Revised by LAC Group 10/17/11.

Other Note: OCLC Number: 635589676


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Gentle Tiger research notes volumes 1, 2, 3 (notebooks), 1957],
[Box 2: Gentle Tiger original manuscript, first draft, page proofs, 1957],
[Box 3: Gentle Tiger revised draft, final draft, galley proofs, 1957],
[Box 4: Gentle Tiger correspondence, 1955-1957],
[Box 5: Gentle Tiger and The Night the War Was Lost research materials, 1846-1955],
[Box 6: The Night the War was Lost research notes numbers 1 and 2],
[Box 7: The Night the War was Lost research notes numbers 3 and 4, 1961],
[Box 8: The Night the War was Lost work sheets, carbon of original outline, 1961],
[Box 9: The Night the War was Lost original draft, 1957],
[Box 10: The Night the War was Lost first revision rough draft, 1957],
[Box 11: The Night the War was Lost carbon of final draft, 1957],
[Box 12: The Night the War was Lost final draft (Publisher's copy), 1957],
[Box 13: The Night the War was Lost galley proofs, bound proofs, 1957],
[Box 14: The Night the War was Lost research notes],
[Box 15: Nine Men in Grey research notes, letter, cartoon],
[Box 16: Nine Men in Grey research notes],
[Box 17: Nine Men in Grey original manuscript],
[Box 18: Nine Men in Grey final draft],
[Box 19: Nine Men in Grey final galley proofs],
[Box 20: Henry Hotze letter and dispatch book (original in Library of Congress)],
[Box 21: Notebooks, 1968-1984],
[Box 22: History of New Orleans Country Club drafts and notes],
[Box 23: Biography;correspondence; subject files A-F],
[Box 24: Subject files G-R],
[Box 25: Subject files S-W; printed materials],
[Volume 1: Clippings of A La Mode and reviews, 1949 November 7-1950 November 6],
[Volume 2: Clippings of A La Mode and reviews, 1950 November 7-1951 November 6],
[Volume 3: Clippings of A La Mode and reviews, 1951 November 7-1952 November 6],
[Volume 4: Clippings of A La Mode and reviews, 1952 November 7-1953 November 6],
[Volume 5: Clippings of A La Mode and reviews, 1953 November 7-1954 November 6],
[Volume 6: Clippings of A La Mode, 1954 November 7-1955 November 6],
[Volume 7: Clippings of A La Mode, 1955 November 7-1956 November 6],
[Volume 8: Clippings of A La Mode, 1956 November 7-1957 November 6],
[Volume 9: Clippings of A La Mode, 1957 November 7-1958 November 6],
[Volume 10: Clippings of A La Mode, 1958 November 7-1959 November 6],
[Volume 11: Clippings of A La Mode, 1959 November 7-1960 November 6],
[Volume 12: Clippings of A La Mode, 1960 November 8-1961 November 7],
[Volume 13: Clippings of A La Mode, 1961 November 8-1962 November 7],
[Volume 14: Clippings of A La Mode, 1962 November 8-1963 November 7],
[Volume 15: Clippings of A La Mode, 1963 November 8-1964 November 7],
[Volume 16: Clippings of A La Mode, 1964 November 8-1965 November 7],
[Volume 17: Clippings of A La Mode, 1965 November 8-1966 November 7],
[Volume 18: Clippings of A La Mode, 1966 November 8-1967 November 7],
[Volume 19: Clippings of A La Mode, 1967 November 8-1968 November 7],
[Volume 20: Clippings of A La Mode, 1968 November 8-1969 November 7],
[Volume 21: Clippings of A La Mode, 1969 November 8-1970 November 7],
[Volume 22: Clippings of A La Mode, 1970 November 8-1971 November 7],
[Volume 23: Clippings of A La Mode, 1971 November 8-1972 November 7],
[Volume 24: Clippings of A La Mode, 1972 November 8-1973 November 7],
[Volume 25: Clippings of A La Mode, 1972 November 8-1975 July 10],
[Volume 26: Clippings of A La Mode, 1975 July 11-1977 July 28],
[Volume 27: Clippings of A La Mode, 1977 July 29-1979 January 1],
[Oversize folder 1: Proclamations],
[All]

Box 14: The Night the War was Lost research notes

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Gentle Tiger research notes volumes 1, 2, 3 (notebooks), 1957],
[Box 2: Gentle Tiger original manuscript, first draft, page proofs, 1957],
[Box 3: Gentle Tiger revised draft, final draft, galley proofs, 1957],
[Box 4: Gentle Tiger correspondence, 1955-1957],
[Box 5: Gentle Tiger and The Night the War Was Lost research materials, 1846-1955],
[Box 6: The Night the War was Lost research notes numbers 1 and 2],
[Box 7: The Night the War was Lost research notes numbers 3 and 4, 1961],
[Box 8: The Night the War was Lost work sheets, carbon of original outline, 1961],
[Box 9: The Night the War was Lost original draft, 1957],
[Box 10: The Night the War was Lost first revision rough draft, 1957],
[Box 11: The Night the War was Lost carbon of final draft, 1957],
[Box 12: The Night the War was Lost final draft (Publisher's copy), 1957],
[Box 13: The Night the War was Lost galley proofs, bound proofs, 1957],
[Box 14: The Night the War was Lost research notes],
[Box 15: Nine Men in Grey research notes, letter, cartoon],
[Box 16: Nine Men in Grey research notes],
[Box 17: Nine Men in Grey original manuscript],
[Box 18: Nine Men in Grey final draft],
[Box 19: Nine Men in Grey final galley proofs],
[Box 20: Henry Hotze letter and dispatch book (original in Library of Congress)],
[Box 21: Notebooks, 1968-1984],
[Box 22: History of New Orleans Country Club drafts and notes],
[Box 23: Biography;correspondence; subject files A-F],
[Box 24: Subject files G-R],
[Box 25: Subject files S-W; printed materials],
[Volume 1: Clippings of A La Mode and reviews, 1949 November 7-1950 November 6],
[Volume 2: Clippings of A La Mode and reviews, 1950 November 7-1951 November 6],
[Volume 3: Clippings of A La Mode and reviews, 1951 November 7-1952 November 6],
[Volume 4: Clippings of A La Mode and reviews, 1952 November 7-1953 November 6],
[Volume 5: Clippings of A La Mode and reviews, 1953 November 7-1954 November 6],
[Volume 6: Clippings of A La Mode, 1954 November 7-1955 November 6],
[Volume 7: Clippings of A La Mode, 1955 November 7-1956 November 6],
[Volume 8: Clippings of A La Mode, 1956 November 7-1957 November 6],
[Volume 9: Clippings of A La Mode, 1957 November 7-1958 November 6],
[Volume 10: Clippings of A La Mode, 1958 November 7-1959 November 6],
[Volume 11: Clippings of A La Mode, 1959 November 7-1960 November 6],
[Volume 12: Clippings of A La Mode, 1960 November 8-1961 November 7],
[Volume 13: Clippings of A La Mode, 1961 November 8-1962 November 7],
[Volume 14: Clippings of A La Mode, 1962 November 8-1963 November 7],
[Volume 15: Clippings of A La Mode, 1963 November 8-1964 November 7],
[Volume 16: Clippings of A La Mode, 1964 November 8-1965 November 7],
[Volume 17: Clippings of A La Mode, 1965 November 8-1966 November 7],
[Volume 18: Clippings of A La Mode, 1966 November 8-1967 November 7],
[Volume 19: Clippings of A La Mode, 1967 November 8-1968 November 7],
[Volume 20: Clippings of A La Mode, 1968 November 8-1969 November 7],
[Volume 21: Clippings of A La Mode, 1969 November 8-1970 November 7],
[Volume 22: Clippings of A La Mode, 1970 November 8-1971 November 7],
[Volume 23: Clippings of A La Mode, 1971 November 8-1972 November 7],
[Volume 24: Clippings of A La Mode, 1972 November 8-1973 November 7],
[Volume 25: Clippings of A La Mode, 1972 November 8-1975 July 10],
[Volume 26: Clippings of A La Mode, 1975 July 11-1977 July 28],
[Volume 27: Clippings of A La Mode, 1977 July 29-1979 January 1],
[Oversize folder 1: Proclamations],
[All]


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