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MSS 282 - J. Philip Preddy Collection: Inventory

J. Philip Preddy COLLECTION

(Mss 282)


Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

May 1999




Size:                          1 box



locations:                 Dallas, Tex.; New Orleans, Crowley, and Monroe, La.


Inclusive dates:      1918, 1948-1953


Summary:                Photographs, magazines, pamphlets, newspapers, and correspondence associated with J. Philip Preddy (1899-1995).



collections:              Krauss Department Store Collection (Mss 322)


Source:                     Gift, 1996


Access:                     No restrictions


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


Citation:                    J. Philip Preddy Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans

Biographical Note


            J. Philip Preddy, who was born in Rogers, Texas on December 29, 1899, and died on February 5, 1995 in Greensboro, North Carolina.  He lived in New Orleans for forty-eight years, during which time he was associated with Krauss Department Store for forty-three years.  At Krauss, Preddy held the position of display manager.  He also created artwork for Louisiana newspapers.  An artist, Preddy painted murals of the Jordan River for the baptisteries of 155 evangelical churches throughout the United States and in Paraguay.

Container List


282-1              1 box containing photographs, magazines, pamphlets, newspapers, and correspondence.

Index Terms


Krauss Department Store (Firm)

Preddy, J. Philip