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Genevieve Munson Trimble Oral History Materials

Higher Level Record: MSS 766
Call Number: MSS 766.35
Title: Genevieve Munson Trimble Oral History Materials
Creator: Trimble, Genevieve Munson, b. 1921 (interviewee)
Date of Creation: 2017-2018
Extent: Sound recording: 2 WAV files (74 min.) : digital
Transcript: 34 pp. : digital
Photographs: 86 TIF files : digital
Motion pictures: 1 MOV file (0:04:55) : digital
Object Name: oral histories (document genres)
WAVE (format)
digital images
digital audio
Collection Type: Oral Histories
Moving Images
Process/Technique: recording; digital imaging
Language: English
Biography/History: Genevieve Munson Trimble (b. 1921) was married to Morrell F. "Bud" Trimble. She has been involved in New Orleans historical preservation organizations such as Le Petit Salon, and has been a leader of the restoration of the botanical gardens at Afton Villa Plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana.
Scope and Content: Genevieve Munson Trimble was interviewed by Mark Cave for the Vieux Carré Memoir Oral History Project on January 11, 2017. The conversation largely centers on the gardens of Afton Villa, and Trimble's membership in Le Petit Salon. Also included in this series are an audio segment produced by WWNO from the interview, photographs of Le Petit Salon and a video segment which combines the WWNO audio with photographs.
Notes: Genevieve Munson Trimble oral history materials, 2017-2018, for the Vieux Carré Memoir Oral History Project, MSS 766, Williams Research Center, The Historic New Orleans Collection.
Multimedia: Le Petit Salon: A Vieux Carré Memoir (WWNO "NOLA Life Stories" radio segment)
Restrictions: Open. Records are available for consultation.
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Collection Theme(s): Built Environment and Land Usage
Literary Arts
Family and Daily Life
Historic Preservation
Subjects: Trimble, Genevieve Munson, b. 1921 -- More information
Trimble, Morrell F., 1919-2004 -- More information
Le Petit Salon -- More information
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983 -- More information
Kane, Harnett T., 1910-1984
Dix, Dorothy, 1870-1951 -- More information
Cruise, Boyd, 1909-1988 -- More information
Williams, Lewis Kemper, 1887-1971 -- More information
Williams, Leila Hardie Moore, 1901-1966 -- More information
French Quarter (New Orleans, La.)
Afton Villa Gardens (West Feliciana Parish, La.)
Saint Francisville (La.)
Houma (La.)
Gardens -- Louisiana.
Authors, American -- 20th century.
Women -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Societies and clubs.
Related Manuscripts &
Petit Salon Records MSS 624
Related Artwork &
Le Petit Salon: A Vieux Carré Memoir 2020.0045.1.40
Related Bibliographic Items: Afton Villa : the birth and rebirth of a nineteenth-century Louisiana garden / Genevieve Munson Trimble. 2016.0067
Le Petit Salon, a history of its fifty years, 1924-1974. 78-107-RL
Lower Level Records: MSS 766.35.1; Oral History Interview with Genevieve Munson Trimble, 2017 January 11, Item Level.
MSS 766.35.2; Le Petit Salon: A Vieux Carré Memoir, Item Level.
MSS 766.35.3; Le Petit Salon photographs, Item Level.
MSS 766.35.4; Genevieve Munson Trimble video, Item Level.
Accession Number: 2017.0072
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