Tulane University

Special Collections

New Orleans, LA

Collection: Richard B. Allen Collection

Arrangement: The collection is unprocessed, but available for research.

According to a letter of November 24, 1962 that O’Connor wrote to Cecil Dawkins, Allen, a curator at the Jazz Museum at Tulane University, was a friend of O’Connor who was originally from Milledgeville. The collection contains a single handwritten letter from O’Connor dated November 1962 thanking Allen for conveying a message from Eudora Welty and mentioning details of a trip she was planning to New Orleans.