PETER JOSEPH COLLECTION, ADDENDUM 1

 

 

(Mss 131)

 

 

Inventory

 

 

Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

 

January 1980

 

 

Contents

 

 

Summary

 

Biographical Note

 

Container List

 

Index Terms

 

Procedures for Requesting Special Collections Materials

 

 

 

Summary

 

 

Size:                          10 items

 

Geographic

locations:                 Lutcher, New Orleans, Plaquemine, and Scotlandville, La.; Chicago, Ill.; New York, N.Y.

 

Inclusive

dates:                        1930-1954

 

Summary:                Papers from 1726 North Dorgenois Street, New Orleans, La. a residence occupied by descendants of Peter Joseph (b. [New Orleans, 1843] -- d. Denver, Colo., July 15, 1905), a black New Orleanian.  Found as a group, these papers relate to William Boysee Derricks (died New Orleans., July 14, 1957), a relative of the Joseph family.  Includes a four-page holographic autobiography of Derricks.

 

Related

collections:              Peter Joseph Collection (Mss 127)

 

Source:                     Purchase, January 1980

 

Access:                     No restrictions

 

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

 

Citation:                    Peter Joseph Collection, Addendum 1, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans

 

 

 

Biographical Note

 

 

            This is an addendum to a collection named for Peter Joseph, whose Louisiana State Militia commission (1874) is the earliest document in the initial collection, and who, according to articles in the New Orleans Times-Democrat (July 16, 1905, p. 9, col. 2) and Daily Picayune (July 19, 1905, p. 8, col. 7), was a Union army veteran, member of the Metropolitan Police, and Louisiana Republican elector in the Hayes-Tilden election.  The present collection consists of materials associated with William Boysee Derricks, a relative of the Joseph family.

 

 

 

Container List

 

 

131-1              William Boysee Derricks items.

 

 

 

Index Terms

 

 

African Americans in Louisiana

Derricks, William Boysee

Joseph family