Edgar A. Perilloux papers, 1852-1971 | Louisiana Research Collection

By Deirdre Barr

Collection Overview

Title: Edgar A. Perilloux papers, 1852-1971

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 362

Primary Creator: Perilloux, Edgar A.

Extent: 7.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: This collection is arranged by subject. It consists of 7 boxes and is 3 linear feet.

Date Acquired: 08/03/1971

Subjects: Advertising -- Louisiana -- New Orleans., Carnival -- Louisiana -- New Orleans., Carrollton (New Orleans, La.) -- History., Carrollton Business Men's Association (New Orleans, La.), Carrollton Carnival Club (New Orleans, La.), Insurance agents -- Louisiana., Neighborhoods -- Louisiana -- New Orleans., New Orleans (La.) -- Commerce -- 20th century., New Orleans (La.) -- History., New Orleans (La.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century., Perilloux, Edgar A., Small business -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.

Forms of Material: Advertisements., Certificates., Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence., Photographs., Sketches.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Edgar A. Perilloux papers consists of many documents relating to the history of Carrollton including a manuscript of Carrolton's history, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, articles, notes, certificates, correspondence, and club records.The collection also contains financial papers (statements, checkbooks, and stubs) and photographs.

Biographical Note

Edgar Albert Perilloux (1895-1969) of New Orleans, La., was a son of Louis Ernest Perilloux and Barbara Sharp Perilloux.  He worked as an insurance executive, and was active in civic, social, and charitable organizations.  He was married twice, and had four children.  Edgar A. Perilloux was interested in local history, participated in the Carrollton Carnival Club,  and was a member of the Carrollton Business Men's Association, serving as its president in 1948.  He authored Carrollton centennial, 1845-1945, and worked to organize the observation of the centennial.  Carrollton, La., was incorporated by the state legislature in 1845, became a city in 1856, and was annexed to the City of New Orleans in 1874.

Subject/Index Terms

Advertising -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Carnival -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Carrollton (New Orleans, La.) -- History.
Carrollton Business Men's Association (New Orleans, La.)
Carrollton Carnival Club (New Orleans, La.)
Insurance agents -- Louisiana.
Neighborhoods -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
New Orleans (La.) -- Commerce -- 20th century.
New Orleans (La.) -- History.
New Orleans (La.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Perilloux, Edgar A.
Small business -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

Alternate Extent Statement: 3 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: Mrs. Edgar A. Perilloux.

Acquisition Method: Gift.

Preferred Citation: Edgar A. Perilloux papers, Manuscripts Collection 362, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Other Note: OCLC Number: 697649712


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Manuscript of Carrollton history, notes, and photographs, 1921-1971],
[Box 2: Carrollton related certificates, correspondence, business documents and papers, 1852-1969],
[Box 3: Perilloux Agency papers, newspaper clippings, Carrollton Carnival Club, Selective service, American Legion, and income papers, 1928-1966],
[Box 4: Carrollton pamphlets, articles, and notebooks, 1895-1969],
[Box 5: Journals, 1957-1963],
[Box 6: Statements, 1951-1964],
[Box 7: Cancelled checks and stubs, 1953-1957],
[All]

Box 5: Journals, 1957-1963

Browse by Box:

[Box 1: Manuscript of Carrollton history, notes, and photographs, 1921-1971],
[Box 2: Carrollton related certificates, correspondence, business documents and papers, 1852-1969],
[Box 3: Perilloux Agency papers, newspaper clippings, Carrollton Carnival Club, Selective service, American Legion, and income papers, 1928-1966],
[Box 4: Carrollton pamphlets, articles, and notebooks, 1895-1969],
[Box 5: Journals, 1957-1963],
[Box 6: Statements, 1951-1964],
[Box 7: Cancelled checks and stubs, 1953-1957],
[All]


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