Guide to the La Moderne Latrine Corporation Catalog, undated

Summary Information

Title: La Moderne Latrine Corporation Catalog, undated
Collection: AC.765
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The La Moderne Latrine Corporation Catalog is a handmade book of humor, displaying hand-drawn pictures of several, colorfully described toilet options.

Creator: unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

This book is obviously meant to be funny. It has no cover or author, but the hand-drawn illustrations of various modes of disposal are humorous as are their descriptions. It is probably one-of-a-kind. It is unlikely that La Moderne Latrine Corporation was an actual business.

Scope and Contents

La Moderne Latrine Corporation Catalog is a homemade catalog with hand drawn sketches in it picturing various types of latrines.


This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This collection was a donation of Roby Triplett in 2009. Accession number AC.2011.077

Processing Information

This was processed by Anita Elliott, January 2014. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.765: La Moderne Latrine Corporation Catalog, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Catalog, undated ACSC_Box 25, Folder 22