University of New Orleans
for Requesting Special Collections Materials
New Orleans, Louisiana; also Evanston and Champagne,
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
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
rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.
Scrapbook, Earl K. Long Library, University
of New Orleans
128-1 Scrapbook, February 19 - 27, 1903