New Orleans Public Library
The Louisiana Division's extensive Carnival Collection includes printed materials, float
and costume designs, krewe
favors, photographs, and other memorabilia generated by most of the active and historical Carnival
organizations from the 1860s to
the present. Many of the items in the collection have come to us over the years through donations.
We continue to
depend on such gifts from Mardi Gras krewe members and their guests. If you would like to donate
Collection please call Irene Wainwright at 596-2610 or send e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The collections detailed here are only a partial listing of Carnival materials available in the Louisiana
The collections detailed here are only a partial listing of Carnival materials available in the Louisiana Division.
| Inventory of Items|
Invitations, admit cards, dance cards
| Léda Plauché
Float designs, costume designs, photographs
5/21/2002 (rev. 3/5/2007)