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Banta/Philharmonic Club Papers

Identifier: brfa025

Scope and Contents

The collection reflects Mrs. Banta’s activities in the Philharmonic Club as well as a few family keepsakes of ID badges and old credit cards. The records of the club contained in this collection also reflect the financial and social activities of the group.It contains a small amount of the Banta’s personal correspondence (primarily Christmas Cards) as well as receipts from local businesses related to the function of the Philharmonic Club (printing & floral).


  • 1935 - 1987

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Biographical / Historical

Hubert Banta and Louise Hogue were married in July of 1927. Charles Hubert Banta was originally from Plaquemine, La. He moved to Baton Rouge to work for Humble Oil in 1920. He was clerk of the Baton Rouge Division of Federal Court. He died in in 1979. A member of A & A Scottish Rite of Freemasonry.

Mrs. Banta was involved in the Philharmonic Club, considered the oldest music club in Baton Rouge (founded in 1929).


1 box (One holinger box)


The collection is arranged by topic.

Physical Location

BRS R8 11.1

Custodial History

The collection was anonymously donated to the Baton Rouge Room in November of 2013.

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Melissa Eastin in December of 2013. A small selection of items have been added to the Baton Rouge Room Digital Archive.

Banta/Philharmonic Club Papers
Melissa Eastin
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Repository Details

Part of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library Special Collections Repository

7711 Goodwood Blvd.
Baton Rouge La. 70806 USA