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Elvina H. Montegut Papers

Collection 322

Montegut, Elvina H. (1863-1956). Papers, 1880-1930, n.d.

2 ½ in.

This collection contains mainly letters in French to Elvina Montegut of LaPlace, Louisiana. They date especially in 1911, 1915, and 1928. There are also many unidentified family photographs.

Part of the collection was donated to John Robert Moore of the History Department by Rita Davis. Dr. Moore sent the materials to the University Archives and Acadiana Manuscripts Collection. There was also another box of letters with no indication concerning donor. The collection includes a number of holiday post cards.

Inventory:

1-01 Letters, 1880 – 1893
    Includes post card of grounds of Jefferson College, Convent, LA
1-02 Letters, 1902 – 1910
1-03 Letters, 1911, 1915
1-04 Letters, 1924, 1928
    Includes death notice for Charles Fernand Montegut, 11 November 1928
1-05 Letters and post cards, n.d., fragments
    Includes post card of Calvary Grove, Thibodaux, LA
1-06 Photographs: 5x7; albumin prints; carte de visite, picture post cards
1-07 Photographs: 4x6 and smaller
1-08 Other
    St. Joseph card of Preston Montegut
    Invitation to reception in Paris for U.S. Ambassador Walter Edge, 20 March 1930
    Program for concert at Hotel de Ville de Paris, 20 March 1930
    Obituary clipping for Sidney Montegut (partial), n.d.