Melissa Milliner Daggett

Profile Updated: November 30, 2018
Residing In Houston, TX USA
Spouse/Partner Tim Daggett
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Children Julianne, born 1986; Christina, born 1987; Michael, born 1993
Will you attend the reunion?

Yes, I will attend with my spouse/significant other

What are you up to now?

My debut monograph, Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans: The Life and Times of Henry Louis Rey, has recently been released by the University Press of Mississippi (January 2017).

How would you like to be remembered?

I would like to be remembered as a kind person who was at least as smart as the average Franklin student.

Are you open to phone calls?

Yes

Are you open to emails?

Yes

Would you be interested in purchasing a DVD of the reunion?

No

Hotel Needs

No

Do you have any special dietary needs or other special request? If so please advise.

NO

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Nov 30, 2018 at 8:52 AM

I will be presenting for the Louisiana Landmarks Society on Wednesday, December 12 at 6 pm. The lecture is free and open to the public. I will sell and sign books after the lecture. I hope to see you there.
Subject: "Lost Nineteenth-Century Architectural Gems: Tracing the Buildings and Faubourgs of Henry Louis Rey, Medium and Activist"
Lecturer: Melissa Daggett, author of Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans: The Life and Times of Henry Louis Rey
Place: First Unitarian Universalist Church, 5212 South Claiborne Avenue 70115
Time: Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 6:00 P.M
Bio: Professor Daggett's work has appeared in Louisiana History and Louisiana Cultural Vistas, and she was a speaker for the internationally-known Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival in March 2017 as well as the Organization of American Historians in April 2017 and the Louisiana Book Festival on October 28, 2017 in Baton Rouge. A native of New Orleans, Melissa Daggett is an instructor of United States history at San Jacinto College in Pasadena, Texas

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Jun 22, 2018 at 7:20 AM

Hi Classmates: I will be presenting and signing my book, "Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans: The Life and Times of Henry Louis Rey (UPM, 2017) at Octavia Books on Thursday, June 28 at 6 pm. The book is now out in paperback. I hope to see you there. I will also be at Barnes and Noble at the Metairie store on Saturday, June 30 at 2 pm.

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Apr 20, 2018 at 8:14 AM

Posted on: Apr 15, 2018 at 7:13 AM

My book, Spiritualism in Nineteenth Century-New Orleans: The Life and Times of Henry Louis Rey (UPM 2017) is now out in paperback on amazon.com, barnesandnoble.com and the University Press of Mississippi website. Octavia Books will have a book event on June 28, 2018 at 6 pm.

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Feb 19, 2018 at 8:36 AM

Congrats to Liz Williams who is featured in this article about cook books in French for the National Food & Beverage Foundation. https://frenchmorning.com/bibliotheque-a-nouvelle-orleans-veut-vos-livres-de-cuisine-francais/

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Oct 22, 2017 at 7:34 AM

I will be a featured author at the Louisiana Book Festival on October 28 at 11:00 in House Committee Room 3 at the Louisiana State Capitol. I will present Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans: The Life and Times of Henry Louis Rey (UPM 2017). I will also be signing books at the Barnes & Noble Book Tent from 11:45-12:30.

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Sep 14, 2017 at 7:22 AM

Posted on: Sep 07, 2017 at 8:22 AM

Hi Classmates! I have exciting news about my newly-released book, Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans: The Life and Times of Henry Louis Rey (University Press of Mississippi, 2017). I will be a featured author at the Louisiana Book Festival on October 28, 2017 in Baton Rouge http://louisianabookfestival.org/Author_Daggett.html
My book is now in a Kindle edition, and the UPM will published a paperback edition in Spring 2018. I have just started on an exciting historical research topic.

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Posted on: Jun 23, 2017 at 10:47 AM

This is the cover for my recently-released book, Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans: The Life and Times of Henry Louis Rey (University Press of Mississippi, 2017). I will be presenting at the Jefferson Parish East Bank Regional Library on Thursday, July 6 at 7pm. Books will be available for sale.

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