J. Philip Preddy COLLECTION

 

 

(Mss 282)

 

 

Inventory

 

 

Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

 

May 1999

 

 

Contents

 

 

Summary

 

Biographical Note

 

Container List

 

Index Terms

 

Procedures for Requesting Special Collections Materials

 

 

 

Summary

 

 

Size:                          1 box

 

Geographic

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).

 

Related

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