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Richard Scrapbooks

Identifier: MS-00199

Scope and Contents

This collection covers one linear ft. and spans 1881-1966 with the bulk of material dating 1890-1911. It includes two scrapbooks which were inherited by Paul E. Richard from his father. They contain newspaper clippings, obituaries, and wedding announcements. The bulk of the scrapbooks’ content pertains to news on local events, family, and friends, but several newspaper clippings also document national news.


  • 1881-1966

Restrictions on Access

No restrictions on access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Physical rights are retained by Nicholls State University. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical Note

Alfred Pierre Richard was a dentist in Lafourche Parish during the early 20th century. He also served as a member of the Lafourche Parish Democratic Executive Committee. On 17 October 1920, Richard married Anna Lee Ledet, also of Thibodaux. They had six children: Paul E., Alfred P. Jr., Ray L., Randolph, Anna Nell, and Marcel.


1 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Sensitive Materials Statement

This collection may contain material(s) with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which Ellender Memorial Library and Nicholls State University assume no responsibility.
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Repository Details

Part of the Nicholls State University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Ellender Memorial Library
Nicholls State University
906 E 1st St.
Thibodaux Louisiana 70310 USA