Acklen family papers Edit


LaRC Manuscripts Collection 86


  • 1804-1889 (label)
  • 1825-1828 (Other)
  • Date acquired: 06/06/1961 (Other)


  • 2.00 boxes (Whole)
  • 1 linear foot other_unmapped (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    The collection consists chiefly of copies of documents and letters from the Louisiana Land Office, covering the granting, surveying, seeling, mortgaging, and other topics, of land in West Feliciana Parish, Greensburg district, and around the Lake of the Cross. The documents pertain to tracts of land purchased by Joseph A.S. Acklen in the 1850s and trace the history of the various titles. There are also maps showing property and personal letters.

  • Arrangement Note

    This collection is arranged chronologically. It consists of 2 boxes and is 1 linear foot.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

  • Source of Acquisition

    William C. Tuhill.

  • Preferred Citation

    Acklen family papers, Manuscripts Collection 86, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

  • Other Descriptive Information

    OCLC Number: 688324810