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MSS 128 - Telling-Grandon Collection: Inventory


(Mss 128)


Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

April 1980




Size:                           1 scrapbook



locations:                 Mainly New Orleans, Louisiana; also Evanston and Champagne, Illinois, and Hammond, Louisiana.



Inclusive dates:      February 19-27, 1903


Summary:                 A 29-page scrapbook/diary containing photographs and ephemera collected by an Evanston, Illinois group during a visit by train to the New Orleans Carnival of 1903.  The New Orleans section includes brief references to Begué Restaurant, Fabacher's Restaurant, Christ Church, Metairie Cemetery, St. Roch Cemetery, Tulane University, French Opera, U.S. Mint, Young Men's Gymnastic Club, U.S. and French battleships in port, Royal Street, French Market, Rex and Proteus parades.  While the scrapbook has no single author, several of the entries are signed by individuals within the group.  Two of the more prominent among these were an Irving Telling and Willie Grandon; thus the title, Telling - Grandon.


collections:              Carnival Ball Programs Collection (Mss 88); New Orleans Carnival Collection (Mss 122); Judge John Minor Wisdom Collection (Mss 197); Charles V. Booth Collection (Mss 292)


Source:                     Purchase, 1980


Access:                     No restrictions


Copyright:                Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.


Citation:                    Telling-Grandon Scrapbook, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans


Container List


128-1              Scrapbook, February 19 - 27, 1903

Index Terms


Carnival—Louisiana—New Orleans

Champagne, Ill.

Evanston, Ill.

Grandon, Willie

Hammond, La.

Telling, Irving