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Arthur Hardy collection

 Collection
Identifier: 753

Content Description

The collection contains African American Carnival memorabilia consist of ball programs and invitations (1955-2019) for the New Orleans social aid and pleasure clubs of Zulu, Young Men Illinois Club, Original Illinois Club, Capetowners, Bunch Club, and Jugs Social Club King Nomtoc. Of interest is a series of articles (1991-2012) about African American involvement in New Orleans Mardi Gras by various local authors originally published in Hardy’s annual magazine, Mardi Gras Guide.

Of note are photocopies of the rare magazine, Sepia Mardi Gras in New Orleans (1955), and King’s Mardi Gras in New Orleans editions 1956, 1968, and 1972 published by Nathan J. King.

Dates

  • 1955-2019

Creator

Extent

1.2 Linear Feet

Language

English

Condition Description

Good condition

Source

Creator

Title
Arthur Hardy collection
Status
Unprocessed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Amistad Research Center Repository

Contact:
6823 Saint Charles Avenue
Tilton Hall, Tulane University
New Orleans LA 70118 US
(504) 862-3222
(504) 862-8961 (Fax)