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Doris Lurie Chesky papers, 1951-1975

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Collection Overview

Title: Doris Lurie Chesky papers, 1951-1975

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 833

Creator: Chesky, Doris Annette Lurie, 1915-1989.

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by topic as follows: correspondence, proposal, and pageant. The collection consists of three volumes.

Date Acquired: 11/00/1990

Languages: English [eng]

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Administrative Information

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.

Physical Access Note: Collection consists of photocopies.

Acquisition Source: Estate of Doris Lurie Chesky.

Acquisition Method: Gift.

Preferred Citation: Doris Lurie Chesky papers, Manuscripts Collection 833, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Processing Information: Collection processed in 1991 by HB.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.

Box and Folder Listing

Box 1: Doris Lurie Chesky papers
Volume 1: Bound manuscript: Letters regarding special personal sick leave, 1968-1975
Volume 2: Bound manuscript: "A proposed preventative and remedial program of training for educators and students for improving human relations and learning at Alcee Fortier High School" by Doris L. Chesky, 1970
Volume 3: Bound manuscript: A pageant; "Journey to the Summit" by Doris Lurie, 1951