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Petit Salon Records

Call Number: MSS 624
Title: Petit Salon Records
Creator: Le Petit Salon (author)
Date of Creation: 1922-2016
Extent: 6,815 items
Object Name: financial records
minutes (administrative records)
registers (lists)
Collection Type: Archival & Special Collections
Documents & Correspondence
Language: English, Spanish.
Biography/History: Established by a small group of women on December 31, 1924, Le Petit Salon has the objectives of keeping alive the old traditions of New Orleans, preserve old historic buildings, and to promote enjoyment, harmony, refinement of manners and intellectual improvement through the continued tradition of the Salon.
Scope and Content: The collection includes financial records, meeting minutes, guest registers, committee reports, membership lists, and other documents concerning the activities and objectives of Le Petit Salon in New Orleans.
Arrangement: Arranged in series, chronological within each series. Series I: Financial records (folders 1-205); Series II: Meetings records (folders 206-238); Series III: Membership lists (folders 239-276); Series IV: Other documents (folders 277-281); Series V: Additions (folders 282-294).
Notes: Petit Salon Records, MSS 624, Williams Research Center, The Historic New Orleans Collection.
Finding Aid: An unpublished finding aid is available in the Williams Research Center Reading Room. See MSS binders.
A folder-level PDF finding aid is available online.
Restrictions: Researchers may be limited to consulting one or two items at a time, per the discretion of the Reading Room staff.
Reproduction of original documents, when permitted, must be performed by the Williams Research Center staff.
Requesting: Please provide the reference staff with the manuscript call number and folder number.
Collection Theme(s): Women
Twentieth Century
Subjects: Le Petit Salon -- More information
King, Grace Elizabeth, 1852-1932 -- More information
Dix, Dorothy, 1861-1951
New Orleans (La.)
Women -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Societies and clubs.
Related Artwork &
Le Petit Salon 00.40
Related Bibliographic Items: Le Petit Salon Club, 1924-1942. 50-62-RL.73
Le Petit Salon, a history of its fifty years, 1924-1974. 78-107-RL
Accession Number: 2010.0006