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Robert Hayne Tarrant Papers

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Robert Hayne Tarrant Papers

J. Edgar and Louis S. Monroe Library, Loyola University New Orleans

2013



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Creation: XML finding aid derived from Adobe PDF.
Language: Description is in English.

Overview of the Collection

Repository: Loyola University (New Orleans, La.)
Monroe Library
6363 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone: 504-864-7111
Email: archives@loyno.edu
Creator: Tarrant, Robert Hayne
Title: Robert Hayne Tarrant Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1916-1930
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Abstract: Programs, photographs, and printed material documenting New Orleans cultural activities between the World Wars, from the collection of New Orleans impresario Robert Hayne Tarrant.
Collection No.9

System of Arrangement

Arranged by subject and then chronologically by date.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

These papers, which date roughly from 1916 to 1930, provide information about Tarrant and about New Orleans's cultural life. They are arranged into three series: Printed Material; Photographs; Programs. Each series is then arranged chronologically. Of particular interest are the programs--a valuable record of performers and theaters in New Orleans.


Administrative/Biographical History

Robert Hayne Tarrant was an important New Orleans impresario. A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Tarrant began his career in New Orleans about 1912. He brought to the city such artists as Riccardo Stracciari, Geraldine Farrar, John McCormack, Frances Aida, Arthur Shattuck, and Anna Pavlowa and such groups as the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and the Isadora Duncan Dancers. Tarrant died on 10 March 1965 at the age of eightythree.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission must be obtained from Special Collections & Archives and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item], Robert Hayne Tarrant Papers, Collection 09, Special Collections & Archives, J. Edgar & Louise S. Monroe Library, Loyola University, New Orleans.


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